La Cantera Hill Country Resort

La Cantera Hill Country Resort

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Ranked #3 in San Antonio hotels
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16641 La Cantera Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78256
1 (888) 271-2681Edit info
San Antonio is not a densely packed city like Boston or Chicago, but sometimes it can feel overwhelming and you need to escape and feel that big open Texas sensation. Enter Westin ... Read more
La Cantera Palmer Course. You would need to be beyond clinically depressed to not enjoy and fall in love with these views and amenities. Skating rink outside in the courtyard? In Texas? Yes, please. I felt like I could see for miles out of my window/balcony. Though not as large as the JW Marriott in Cibolo, it takes top marks with Six Flags and the Shops at La Cantera as your doorstep. I felt like I had left the city and was in some too good to be true suburb somewhere upscale yet easily accessible on any budget. The hotel is hard to beat, but have your wallets ready, I know I had to.

Amenities

Swimming Pool
Spa Services
Fitness Center
Free WiFi
Internet Access
Free Parking
Laundry Services
Business Center
Meeting Rooms
Childcare
Air conditioning
Connecting Rooms
Room Service

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Los Angeles

A beautiful new and modern resort in the upscale area of San Antonio. Convenient if going to Six Flags or La Canterra.

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Denver

I recently spent 1 night at La Cantera for a business meeting and was very impressed with the facilities. This was a Westin managed hotel when I visited a few years back however, the ownership (USAA) recently brought in a new company to manage the property. Why I bring this up is because the Resort has not missed a beat in the turnover process. They maintained their wonderful staff and the standards in the Restaurants, Golf courses and room product are what you consider for a luxury hotel. My room overlooked the pool and faced West so I caught a great sunset. It is hard to find a bad view anywhere on the property because it sits on a hilltop that looks over all of San Antonio. I had dinner at Francesca's their high end dinner restaurant and stopped in for a drink at Steinheimer's which is as authentic of a Texas bar you will find (complete with shuffleboard). What I like about this resort is if you are in town for 2-4 nights you really do not need to leave, with golf, spa and restaurants you can stay onsite. If you feel the need to leave,you can catch the complimentary shuttle over to La Cantera shopping area which has a number of restaurants as well as shopping or head down to Six Flags which is about a mile away. NOTES: One area that could use improving is the Spa. The waiting area and treatment rooms are fine however, the men's locker room has a dry sauna and 2 outdated showers that look like they were from the original build back in the early 90's. Also, there were very little in amenities if you want to shower and shave after a treatment (no gel, after shave, no shaving cream etc...) just the bare essentials. The treatment I received was wonderful however, my room was near an employee door leading into the Spa so you heard it open and close throughout the massage. Overall, a wonderful stay with quality service and incredible meals. Depending on the traffic you are about 30 minutes from the airport and 20 minutes from the Riverwalk district. If they can update the spa this would be the perfect spot to stay in San Antonio.

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The Westin La Cantera Hill Country Resort is as the Name states. It's got valleys,hills & the most spectacular view in San Antonio. Nestled by Six Flags theme park, La Cantera Mall & The Rim Shopping Centers which all can be reached by Shuttle provided by the Great Hotel. Inside it has it's King Ranch charm and that Texas Drawl which is heard through out it's inards. On the grounds there is a beautiful swimming hole, Gantry bar, waterfall & slide for the kids. There is even a private section just for the adults complete with hot tubs also The Spa. There is a lot for the kids to do. Bugs Bunny Character Breakfast, Magic shows & even a petting zoo, check for scheduled events. If you want some alone time with just your Honey & You. Try the Grrreat Cuisine at Francesca's At Sunset. It is "PURE TEXAS"! Chef Ernie Estrada Melds the old with the new and is one Funny Character!! We simply loved his take on Shrimp and Grits & that Sika with Black Bean Cajeta & Chimichurri was Devine. The Heavenly Bed "OH MY GOD!" I LOVE THIS RESORT!!! You will too!!

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san antonio, texas

As far as hotels with the best views in San Antonio, Westin La Cantera is absolutely in the running for the cake. It looks out on breathtaking La Cantera scenery, and boasts various golf courses, restaurants, bars and room types.

The attendant in charge of getting me a room could not have been kinder. Despite the annoying interruptions from the privileged soccer mom looking for directions, she managed to tell me a lot of informations in very little time. There’s a “fun” side to the resort, with pools and tennis and more as well as a quiet, business-inclined side with more of those breathtaking views.

Overall, you cannot go wrong with this place. There’s the shops at La Cantera just down the way and Six Flags just a stone’s throw away. With as much to do around the premises as there is there, it’s hard to say no.

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Local from San Antonio

San Antonio is not a densely packed city like Boston or Chicago, but sometimes it can feel overwhelming and you need to escape and feel that big open Texas sensation. Enter Westin La Cantera Palmer Course.

You would need to be beyond clinically depressed to not enjoy and fall in love with these views and amenities. Skating rink outside in the courtyard? In Texas? Yes, please.

I felt like I could see for miles out of my window/balcony.

Though not as large as the JW Marriott in Cibolo, it takes top marks with Six Flags and the Shops at La Cantera as your doorstep. I felt like I had left the city and was in some too good to be true suburb somewhere upscale yet easily accessible on any budget.

The hotel is hard to beat, but have your wallets ready, I know I had to.

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Shopping, Dinning & Golf

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Amenities

Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Computer station
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • iPod docking station
Dining & Drinks
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee shop or cafe
Fitness & Recreation
  • Concierge services
  • Arcade/game room
  • Shopping on site
  • Golf course on site
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Children's pool
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Waterslide
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Spa tub
  • Spa services on site
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • 24-hour health club
Transportation
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Free area shuttle
  • Free shopping center shuttle
  • Free theme park shuttle
Parking
  • Free self parking
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
Accessibility
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
Traveling with Children
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Pets
  • Pets not allowed
Services & Conveniences
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Smoke-free property
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms 16
  • Wedding services
  • Conference space
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • ATM/banking
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Conference center
Bath
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Designer toiletries
Bed
  • Premium bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Down comforter
  • Pillow menu
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Turndown service
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
In-Room Dining
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
Media & Technology
  • Phone
  • Free long-distance calls
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • Pay movies
  • HDTV
Housekeeping
  • Daily housekeeping
Other Room Amenities
  • Air conditioning
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Slippers
  • Separate sitting area
  • Bathrobes
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • In-room safe
  • Free local calls
  • Free weekday newspaper
Property Info
  • Total number of rooms - 496
  • Number of floors - 7
  • Year Built 1999
  • Express check-out
La Cantera Hill Country Resort

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