The San Antonio skyline at night.

Iconic Emily Morgan Hotel

Revel in an atmosphere of history, sophistication, and style when you step foot in the Emily Morgan Hotel. Since its construction 1924, the building that now houses the Emily Morgan hotel has been an iconic Texas landmark, hovering majestically over the world-famous Alamo. During your stay at the Emily Morgan hotel, you’ll experience the very best in hospitality. With 177 warm, elegant guest rooms, on-site dining at the award-winning Oro Restaurant and Bar, carefully curated amenities, and easy access to the Alamo and San Antonio Riverwalk, The Emily Morgan has earned the reputation as the quintessential San Antonio hotel.

Take a look at our on-site amenities and upscale, boutique guest rooms to see why the Emily Morgan is San Antonio’s true destination hotel.

Quick Facts About the Emily Morgan

Get to know the Emily Morgan Hotel before your next visit to San Antonio. Take a look at the essential hotel information as you prepare for your stay at San Antonio’s most unique and iconic hotel.
  • Check-In: 4:00 p.m
  • Check-Out: 12:00 p.m
  • Pet Policy: Pes are allowed (maximum size of 50 lbs). A $50 non-refundable pet deposit is required
  • Parking: We offer valet parking with unlimited in/out privileges for $45.00 per day + applicable taxes
  • Internet: Free WiFi!
  • Business Center: Open 24 hours
  • Pool: We have an amazing, outdoor on the second floor, open daily from 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Fitness Center: On the 2nd floor, open 24 hours
  • Closest Airport: San Antonio International Airport is roughly 8.5 miles from the property.
  • Nearby Transit: VIA Metropolitan Transit
  • Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made 48-hours in advance.
The street-level view of the Emily Morgan Hotel at dusk.

In-Room Amenities

Let the Emily Morgan Hotel cater to your every need. With a thoughtfully curated assortment of upscale, in-room amenities, you’ll live in style during your upcoming visit to San Antonio. During your stay, you’ll enjoy:

The spacious King Deluxe Room, featuring a king bed, comfortable sleeper sofa, executive work desk, and beautiful views of San Antonio.
  • Sweet Dreams by DoubleTree bed
  • 100% non-smoking rooms
  • ADA accessible rooms and amenities available
  • Free WiFi
  • LCDC HDTV
  • Executive Work Desk & Ergonomic Desk Chair
  • Two line speakerphone & voicemail system
  • iHome clock radio
  • Coffee maker
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Premium waffle cotton bathrobe
  • Hair dryer
  • Daily newspaper
  • Black-out curtains
  • In-room safe

Oro Restaurant and Bar

Indulge in contemporary southwestern fare, fine wines, and happy hour specials at award-winning Oro Restaurant and Bar. Located on the first floor of the Emily Morgan Hotel, Oro serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner featuring creative interpretations of classic Texas dishes. Whether you’re treating yourself to an unforgettable meal or grabbing a drink before a night on the Riverwalk, you’ll love the modern atmosphere and upscale feel of Oro Restaurant and Bar.
Steak, mashed potatoes, asparagus and other vegetables.
The street-level view of the Emily Morgan Hotel at dusk.

Quick History of the Emily Morgan

Named for mysterious Emily Morgan who is reported to have played a unique role in the Texas Army’s victory over the Mexican army, the Emily Morgan hotel celebrates a rich, storied history. The building was completed in 1924 as the Medical Arts Building is the first skyscraper west of the Mississippi River. It was recognized in 1977 by National Register of Historic Places and became the Emily Morgan hotel in 1977. The Emily Morgan Hotel is a member of Historic Hotels Worldwide®, which is dedicated to promoting heritage and cultural travel to prestigious historic treasures.

Hotel Policies

  • Smoking Policy: 100% non-smoking
  • Pet Policy: Pets are allowed (maximum size of 50 lbs). A $50 non-refundable pet deposit is required
  • Parking: We offer valet parking with unlimited in/out privileges for $39 per day + applicable taxes
  • Firearms Policy: Pursuant to the Texas bill SB20, our hotel does not prohibit registered guests of the hotel from bringing their firearms into the hotel for the purpose of storing them in their guestroom.
The lounge area of the lobby at the Emily Morgan hotel.

What's Happening in San Antonio?

The Emily Morgan hotel is located near some of San Antonio’s most iconic attractions. We offer a complimentary drop off service to these locations and anything within a 3 mile radius:

Part of Historic Hotels Worldwide®

The Emily Morgan Hotel is a member of Historic Hotels Worldwide®, which is dedicated to promoting heritage and cultural travel to prestigious historic treasures.
Historic Hotels Worldwide logo.
View of the Alamo from an Emily Morgan guest room.

Hear From Our Recent Guests

Freddy from Blueperk

We recently received a visit from lifestyle and travel blogger Freddy Rogriguez from Blueperk! Learn more about his visit to San Antonio and his adventures around the city, filled with San Antonio’s best tacos, a few gorgeous murals, and a tour of the iconic San Antonio Riverwalk!

Caroline from yTravel

Caroline Makepeace from the yTravel Blog made the Emily Morgan hotel her home for her recent trip to San Antonio. She soaked up history with a visit to the Alamo, reflected beneath the courtyard’s historic oak tree, and savored the amazing views from her Alamo view room at our boutique San Antonio hotel!