The 146 unique rooms at Hotel Emma blend together the industrial grit of the bygone brewery, the aesthetic of southern Texas hospitality, and the elegance of a luxury boutique hotel. Weathered structures of San Antonio’s Pearl Brewery remain, while high-end furnishings create a truly one-of-a-kind experience for the property’s guests. All guestrooms come equipped with high-speed internet, an icebox minibar, flat screen televisions, and indulging bathroom amenities, and the options only get better from there.
Of the many unique varieties Hotel Emma presents, the Terrace Room offers a beautiful outdoor veranda; while, the Garret Room could be a lovers' getaway with a romantic seating area tucked away in the corner of the top floor. The Plaza and River suites provide full views and spacious living rooms. The Hopper, Billmeir, and Maritzen Suites are all two floors of generous relaxing potential. Finally, the two presidential suites, the Otto Koehler and the hotel's namesake, the Emma Koehler, include dining tables for eight, sweeping views, full wet bars, terraces, fireplaces, and even a grand piano in the Emma.
While seated within Pearl’s historic and expansive culinary scene, Hotel Emma boasts multiple compelling in-house dining options for its guests.
Supper is the flagship restaurant at Hotel Emma that treats guests to a combination of farm-to-table food and bistro sensibilities. It is the straightforward presentation of workhorse-chef John Brand, known for his Midwest background and southern Texas cooking. Larder is the sophisticated grocer of the hotel, nestled in the exquisite cellars. It provides guests with freshly prepared foods as well as locally grown produce and groceries for their own creations. Sternewirth is the hotel's lobby bar and clubroom. Dramatic and soaring, Sternewirth is inviting to both the townspeople and guests alike, who can enjoy authentic cocktails and easy small plates.
In-room dining is available 24 hours a day; and, Hotel Emma can also provide magnificent catering for large events in one of its many spacious and rustic venues. Hotel Emma acknowledges its town's culinary expertise as well as its own, and provides a resident culinary concierge, encouraging travelers to follow their tastes to the acclaimed restaurants of the Pearl and the greater San Antonio area.
In-house, Hotel Emma provides guests with an up-to-date fitness center for guests to stay active during their stay and a rooftop terrace pool to relax in the Texas sun. A plethora of venues for business meetings, weddings, and general social gatherings are also available at the hotel.
The historic Pearl neighborhood has been recently developed into an emerging cultural hub of the city and hosts a diverse variety of shops and restaurants, all of which are steps away from the hotel. Downtown San Antonio is either a convenient drive or fun water taxi away.
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