Arbor House Suites Bed and Breakfast

109 Arciniega , San Antonio, TX 78205 USA (Show map) Diamond Collection

Professionally Inspected & Certified Diamond Collection


ARBOR HOUSE INN and SUITES was opened in October 1995, but the history of the buildings which now comprise the unique 8 suite bed and breakfast, began in 1903, when a Swiss cabinet maker built these cottage homes for himself and his family. During recent renovations the houses were awarded the San Antonio Conservation Society Plaque, awarded for excellence in historic renovations. The 4 buildings are clustered around a lush garden with beautiful fountain, outdoor seating & umbrella tables, in downtown San Antonio. Arbor House is centrally located one block from historic La Villita, and the River Walk, and two blocks from the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center. Other attractions such as the Alamo are 3 blocks away. Guest Suites have been individually decorated with furnishings and art work collected from a myriad of sources - functional, interesting and fun. You will never stay in any hotel as unique, intimate or convenient. Each house has only three suites, featuring high ceilings, pine floors, private baths, and all the conveniences of central air and heat, state of the art phone system with data ports. All of the suites have refrigerators, microwaves and coffee pots. Some suites have private balconies. "We provide visitors a relaxed atmoshpere, a center-of-the-city location, and San Antonio charm at a reasonable price." A new tradition in downtown San Antonio. ARBOR HOUSE INN and SUITES was featured in the March '04 edition of Southern Living Magazine.



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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.5
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Onsite Dining3.8

never would stay anywhere else

4.8 on February 09, 2017

I am staying at the Arbor house as a regular customer. I have visited San Antonio for over 30 years and once I found the Arbor house, that was it! I now only stay there. With an only 4 star for dining I mean breakfast, which they serve in a basket to your room in the morning. I am not a continental breakfast person, and I go across the street for eggs. However, friends of mine who go now there also, say breakfast is wonderful. Ron, the owner, as are all of his employees are gems. It feels like family staying there.

The staff are very pleasant,friendly.good.

4.0 on December 18, 2016

Near downtown,walking distance. clean rooms

Great weekend getaway

3.4 on August 30, 2016

Awesome weekend getaway spot. Close to riverwalk. Lots of character.

Wonderful First B&B Experience

4.8 on April 20, 2016

We (three ladies on a whirlwind four-day trip to Texas) thoroughly enjoyed our one-night stay at the Arbor House and wish we could have stayed longer. We stayed in the James Garrett suite. Adolph was very friendly and informative. The Arbor House is within three or four blocks from the Riverwalk, so we elected to walk. Even though it was late when we came back, we felt comfortable as there were other tourists walking back to their rooms also and the area was well lighted. The continental breakfast left outside our door in a picnic basket was delicious. Our only regret was that it had rained during the night and we couldn't eat our breakfast in the beautiful gardens as we had planned to do. One of the ladies is going to make reservations for her and her family to stay at the Arbor House when they attend a wedding in San Antonio this summer.

Great location & great hospitality

4.2 on April 18, 2016

Great location and great hospitality

Great place to stay

3.4 on February 09, 2016

If spending a couple of days in San Antonio this is a great place to stay. Location for the river walk is perfect. Lovely room with all the amenities you require.

Great location

3.8 on February 07, 2016

It's more of a boutique hotel than a B&B. Consists of 4 separate buildings with multiple rooms in each building. Check in and out was easy and we were greeted promptly when we arrived.. Location was great. Literally within a 5-10 minute walk to the Alamo, the Riverwalk, and other downtown attractions. Parking was free. They don't have a common area for breakfast so they deliver a tray of juice, fruit, bagels, and muffins to you room in the morning. The room was a suite with access to an outside porch. We had a small refrigerator and coffee maker in the room. Overall a good experience.

Arbor House September 2015

5 on September 20, 2015

We spent two very pleasant days at Arbor House and met the new owner Dale. He went out of his way to accommodate us and proved very knowledgeable about the city. The House is a period historic house and Dale served very good breakfasts to us. We would definitely stay gain.

Love my Arbor House!

5 on August 28, 2015

My husband and I had the absolute greatest time in San Antonio..and a big part of that was due to The Arbor House, Ron and staff!! Beautiful rooms and property..Ron and the rest of the Arbor House family went above and beyond. Thanks for everything guys! We can't wait to come back! Jason & Annie

Innkeeper Response
Hi Jason and Anne Thanks for staying with us!

Great getaway weekend

4.2 on May 28, 2015

The property's location was very convenient. Rooms were very comfortable and the basket of goodies in the mornings was great! The staff was friendly and helpful. Will definitely stay there again.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for staying with us. Ron Owner

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Rooms & Rates

RM101 William Barret Travis Suite

2 Standard Beds, no pull out couch, oversized bathtub, coffee maker, refrigerator, microwave,

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

RM 103 David Crockett Suite

King Size bed, full size pull out couch, shower/no tub, coffee pot,microwave, refrigerator, balcony

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

RM105 James Girard Garrett Suite

King Size bed, Full Size pull out couch, claw foot tub/shower, coffee pot, refrigerator, microwave

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

RM301 James George Suite

King Size bed, Queen pull out couch, oversize tub, coffee pot, refrigerator, microwave, ground floor

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

RM303 James Bowie Suite

King Size bed, no pull out couch, shower only, coffee pot, refrigerator, microwave, balcony

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

RM305 James Butler Bonham Suite

King Size bed, Full Size pull out couch, claw foot tub/shower, coffee pot, refrigerator, microwave

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

RM403 Gregorio Esparza Suite/Honeymoon Suite

Queen Size bed, no pull out couch, jaccuzzi tub, coffee pot, refrigerator, microwave

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

RM 401 Daniel William Cloud Suite

One room, King Size bed, claw foot tub/shower, coffee pot, refrigerator, microwave

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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Location Type



San Antonio, TX (SAT)

Area Attractions

Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Alamo, Riverwalk, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Religious Services, River, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

Room amenities

Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fridge, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Microwave, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wired internet

On-site activities

Golfing, San Antonio River Walk, Historic Attractions, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Deposit Amount Required: In order to make a reservation, a valid credit card number is required. A charge equal to 1 night's room and tax will be charged to that credit card as a deposit.
  • Cancellations: In the event the reservation must be cancelled the deposit will be returned, less a $25 service charge, provided the following: Cancellation of the room or suite is received by the Inn a minimum of 7 days. For holidays or special events (ie. Fiesta, AlamoBowl, etc.), cancellation will require 7 days notice prior to the expected day of arrival. Bookings of 3 or more rooms or suites will require 14 days notice in order to receive a full refund. If the above requirements are not met, the 1 night's deposit will be forfeited by the guest. Early departures are considered as a cancellation. A minimum of 72 hours notice is required to avoid being charged for those dates, otherwise the guest will be responsible to pay for those dates.
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Ron Stinson and Adolph Garcia

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  • Serving Location: Guest room

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