This large, new, all-suite property rests along a quieter stretch of the River Walk where the Museum Reach begins. Holding down a corner along Houston and Soledad streets, the hotel features clean, spacious interiors with quality mattresses, nice amenities, and surprisingly good rates. Each suite offers two rooms—separate living and sleeping spaces—with a pull-out sofa, flat-screen TVs with cable and in-suite movies in each room, a wet bar with a coffeemaker, a refrigerator, microwave, and Wi-Fi. The hotel also boasts hot buffet breakfasts with cook-to-order omelettes and manager's Monday to Thursday receptions, with free libations in the late afternoons in the atrium-covered lobby. There's also an outdoor swimming pool, a business center, and a 24-hour fitness center. Guests may want to request an east-facing suite overlooking the river rather than western views of the parking lot. Like most downtown S.A. hotels, onsite parking here is expensive; however, there is a $10/day lot across the street (though it doesn't allow in-and-out privileges). Just steps from the Majestic Theatre, the hotel offers convenient access to downtown and River Walk restaurants and shops. At the river level off the lobby sits restaurant Lüke, owned by New Orleans celebrity chef John Besh. A casual after-work spot with great Texas-Louisiana/German-French fare, Lüke is open for lunch, supper, and a sublime happy hour, with an oyster bar inside and outdoor seating overlooking the River Walk.
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Embassy Suites Riverwalk Hotel
125 E. Houston St. (at Soledad St.)
Our Rating Neighborhood Downtown/Central/River Walk Phone 800/EMBASSY or 800/362-2779 and 210/226-9000 Prices $189–$379 suite Units 285 Amenities Restaurant, bar, concierge, fitness room, Jacuzzi, outdoor pool, room service, valet parking $27, high-speed internet, Wi-Fi ($9.95 per day) Web site Embassy Suites Riverwalk HotelBook a Room Now