Destination guide

Delight in the riverfront landscape of Downtown San Antonio

Take a holiday to Downtown San Antonio and enjoy the area's entertainment, history and museums. Travellers to this walkable city praise the riverfront, theatres and festivals. River Walk and Alamo are just a couple of the must-see attractions. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Downtown San Antonio

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Downtown San Antonio has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • San Antonio SeaWorld (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • San Antonio Zoo and Aquarium (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Six Flags Fiesta Texas (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Ripley's Haunted Adventure (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Historic Brackenridge Golf Course (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Kiddie Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown San Antonio

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Downtown San Antonio is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • River Walk (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • San Antonio Botanical Gardens (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • San Antonio Missions National Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Travis Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Hemisfair Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Japanese Tea Gardens (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Downtown San Antonio

Fly into San Antonio, TX (SAT-San Antonio Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.2 mi (11.7 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is San Antonio Station.

Where to stay near Downtown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 313 holiday rentals near Downtown. From 93 Houses to 173 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Downtown for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Inner West Side: 186 holiday homes
  • Jefferson: 37 holiday homes
  • North Central: 962 holiday homes
  • Far North Central: 792 holiday homes
  • Near East Side: 198 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Downtown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • The River Walk: 740 holiday rentals
  • San Antonio Majestic Theater: 1,128 holiday rentals
  • Durango Park: 1,100 holiday rentals
  • Blue Star Contemporary Art Center: 1,117 holiday rentals
  • Briscoe Western Art Museum: 1,127 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 93 Houses in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 173 holiday houses
  • Studios: 115 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 9 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 120 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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