Located about a 5-minute drive from San Antonio International Airport (SAT) and a 3-minute drive from the nearest Highway 281 on-ramp, the Red Roof Inn San Antonio - Airport is geared towards car or air travellers who require a pet-friendly and economical hotel with a free airport shuttle and free Wi-Fi.
Each of the hotel's smoke-free and air-conditioned guest rooms offer free Wi-Fi, cable TV, an in-room safe, a desk and a seating area. Hair dryers are available upon request. Rooms with a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge and a microwave are also offered, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms.
Hotel amenities include free coffee in the lobby, an elevator, free parking and a free airport shuttle (please contact the hotel for shuttle details). One pet per room is permitted free of charge.
North Star Mall is about a 5-minute drive from the hotel, while San Antonio Zoo is a 9-minute drive away. San Antonio's city centre and AT&T Center (home of the San Antonio Spurs) are both 15 minutes away by car. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, 1 pet/room free , wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: October 8, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's rates, staff, location and rooms.
Many reviewers were pleased with the hotel's rates. They described them as budget friendly, affordable, excellent and reasonable.
The hotel's staff were the source of numerous compliments by reviewers, who characterized them as friendly, helpful and attentive.
Several lodgers enjoyed their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, quiet and spacious, with comfortable beds and pillows, good air conditioning and strong Wi-Fi signals. However, some guests had complaints about the in-room amenities (see below).
Many reviewers also praised the location of the hotel in relation to the airport and the highway. However, there were also a few complaints (see below for more details).
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the hotel's lack of amenities and location.
Some guests were disappointed with the hotel's lack of amenities. They complained there were no hair dryers, irons or coffeemakers in the rooms, as well as no free breakfast and no pool. However, hair dryers are available upon request, and rooms with a coffeemaker can be booked.
Although the majority of reviewers were pleased with the hotel's proximity to the airport and the highway, a few guests criticized its location. They reported there were no restaurants or convenience stores within walking distance of the hotel, which they described as an inconvenience.
guest reviews rated the hotel 3.7 out of 5 with an 81% recommendation rate from 975 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.6 out of 10 from 144 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #112 of 345 San Antonio hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 111 reviews.
The author called the hotel on October 8, 2013 to verify some information.