The Alamo in San AntonioOpen year-round, the Alamo is one of the most iconic destinations in the Lone Star State. If you are traveling to San Antonio, Texas, a visit to The Alamo is probably at the top of your to-do list.
Best of all, it's only half a mile from Holiday Inn Express Riverwalk Area hotel.
Holiday Inn Express Riverwalk Area Hotel.Located just a half-mile from The Alamo, Holiday Inn Express Riverwalk Area hotel is the perfect choice for your historic Texas tour. Built in the late 1800s, the hotel building is itself on the National Register of Historic Places and was once the jailhouse of Bexar County. Today, it's a luxury value hotel with exceptional amenities such as complimentary breakfasts and wi-fi access, an onsite swimming pool and fitness center, and a business center. The River Walk, with its charming shops and restaurants on the San Antonio River, is steps away from the hotel. Discover for yourself the reasons why Holiday Inn Express is an ideal choice for exploring the Lone Star State.
Visiting the Alamo in San Antonio
In the early part of the 19th century, Texas was still under the rule of Spain. A cavalry unit was stationed at the old Misión San Antonio de Valero, and its soldiers rechristened the property Alamo, in homage to their home Alamo de Parras, Coahuila. (The Spanish word alamo means cottonwood or poplar.) One of The Alamo's buildings became the site of Texas's first hospital.