Located just off Highway 1604 and a 25-minute drive from San Antonio's city centre, the Hampton Inn San Antonio - Northwoods is suitable for business or leisure travellers who require a hotel with a free breakfast, easy highway access and an outdoor pool.
This hotel has 97 air-conditioned guest rooms, each offering free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board, a desk, a lap desk and a hair dryer. Rooms with a living area and a sofabed are also available, and the hotel is wheelchair accessible.
The hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a fitness room, meeting/conference space, a business centre, laundry facilities, a free breakfast and free parking. Pets are not permitted. Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery
is located next door (around the corner), while Ice & Golf Center At Northwoods is around the corner, about 5 to 7 minutes away on foot.
Northwoods Shopping Center can be found about 11 minutes away on foot.
SeaWorld San Antonio is about a 30- to 35-minute drive away, while Six Flags Fiesta Texas and The Farmyard (featuring pony rides, a petting zoo, and more) are both about a 20-minute drive away.
San Antonio International Airport (SAT) is roughly a 15-minute drive south. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps).
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: August 29, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's location, staff and rooms.
Numerous guests praised the hotel's location. They described it as safe, and close to shopping, restaurants, the cinema, highway access, Six Flags, the Tejas Rodeo, parks and SeaWorld.
The hotel's staff were the source of many compliments by lodgers, who characterized them as efficient, friendly, professional and accommodating. Check-in and check-out were described as smooth.
Several reviewers were pleased with the hotel's lodgings. They described their rooms as clean, spacious, modern, and quiet, with comfortable beds and efficient air conditioning. It should be noted, however, that a few patrons had complaints about their accommodations (see below).
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about the rooms.
Although several lodgers enjoyed their clean and quiet rooms, a few reviewers were disappointed with their accommodations. They complained about no in-room fridges or microwaves, dated decor, poor Wi-Fi connections, uncomfortable beds and musty odours.
guest reviews rated the hotel 4.4 out of 5 from 62 reviews.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.4 out of 5 with a 98% recommendation rate from 61 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #75 of 345 San Antonio hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 58 reviews.
The author called the hotel on August 29, 2013 to verify some information.