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14000 hotel rooms within one mile of convention center
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Make your next meeting unforgettable in San Antonio where you’ll find our people welcoming, our landscape charming and our city alive with possibility. Boasting nearly 45,000 guest rooms city-wide, with close to 14,000 located downtown when it comes to planning meetings, conferences and exhibitions, San Antonio offers endless options.

The River Walk, known as the “world’s largest hotel lobby,” offers a beautiful and historic setting for networking, exploring and entertaining. Its shaded stone pathways wind along the gently flowing San Antonio River through the city center, linking convention facilities, hotels, restaurants, shops, theaters, museums and more.

With a convenient River Walk location, the Henry B. González Convention Center and surrounding venues make getting to and from meetings a cinch, especially with 3,000 hotel rooms within a one-block radius. And the recently transformed convention center now features 514,000 square feet of contiguous exhibit space including 86,500 square feet of column-free multipurpose space and a new 54,000 square foot ballroom, the largest in Texas. Our eco-friendly design will 8 acres of parkland being added to adjacent Hemisfair Park, meaning everyone can take some time to enjoy San Antonio’s 300 days of sunshine a year.

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203 S. St. Mary's Street, Suite 200 , San Antonio, TX 78205

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Type of Destination Experience:
Historic, Urban

GSF Exhibit Space (Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center): 440,000

Meeting Space, Square Feet (Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center): 115,646

Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center): 39,576

Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel (Grand Hyatt): 1,003

Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes

Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 14,000

San Antonio International Airport

Miles to downtown 8

Cities with non-stop flights30

International cities with direct flights5

Geographic Areas Served:

San Antonio, TX

Why Meet in San Antonio

RIVER WALK. The world-famous River Walk is one of the top visitor destinations in Texas and a cornerstone of our robust meetings industry. Also known as the “world’s largest hotel lobby,” it’s the perfect place for networking, nightlife and entertainment.

SLEEPING ROOMS. From downtown convention hotels to Hill Country resorts, San Antonio provides almost 45,000 sleeping rooms in a Texas-sized variety of accommodations. Close to 14,000 rooms are available downtown. About 6,500 are within walking distance of the convention center, with 3,000 rooms within a block.

WALKABILITY. San Antonio’s compact downtown meeting package provides great savings on transportation with hotels, restaurants and attractions located conveniently within walking distance via street level or the River Walk. River taxis and trolley cars are fun, unique options for those who’d rather ride than walk.

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