Set in the King William Historic District of San Antonio in Texas, Brackenridge House is a genteel bed and breakfast inn that offers a comfortable, home-away-from-home retreat for a relaxing weekend away.

Located on a charming and peaceful tree-lined residential street just two blocks from the River Walk and a short stroll to the Alamo, Brackenridge House features five well-appointed guest rooms and suites with antique Victorian furnishings, private entrances and bathrooms, kitchenettes and sitting areas (suites), and modern amenities. A freshly prepared gourmet three-course hot breakfast is served every morning, and the house has several comfortably furnished and inviting communal rooms, along with a front porch and back veranda, and beautiful gardens with a hot tub where guests can relax.



Guest Accommodations

Brackenridge House features five well-appointed guest rooms and suites, all of which are decorated with antique Victorian furnishings and luxurious fabrics. All guest rooms have king or queen-size pillow-top beds dressed in luxury cotton linens, down comforters, and hypoallergenic pillows, and en-suite bathrooms with claw-foot tubs or walk-in showers, plush towel and bathrobes, and organic bath products. Three luxury suites have fully equipped kitchenettes and spacious sitting areas with sofas and armchairs.

In-room amenities include individual climate control with cooling and heating, flat-screen televisions with cable channels and DVD players, coffeemakers, microwaves, and mini-fridges stocked with complimentary drinks, alarm clocks, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards, and complimentary wireless Internet.

The Cardinal Room is located in the first-floor room and is decorated in vibrant shades of antique red with beautiful Victorian furnishings and dainty lace curtains. The chamber has a vintage, brass queen-sized bed dressed in luxury cotton linens, down comforters, and hypoallergenic pillows, and an en-suite bathroom with old-fashioned claw-foot tub with shower-head, plush towel and bathrobes, and organic bath products.

The Bluebird Suite is decorated in soothing tones of blue and furnished with regal Victorian pieces. The room features a carved walnut Victorian Eastlake queen-sized bed dressed in luxury cotton linens, down comforters, and hypoallergenic pillows, and an en-suite bathroom with a walk-in shower, plush towel and bathrobes, and organic bath products. There is also a fully equipped kitchenette and spacious sitting area with a sleeper sofa for additional guests, and the room opens onto the front porch which has wicker swing and rocking chairs and beautiful garden views.

The Wren’s Nest is a first-floor suite decorated in soft shades of peach and jade green and Victorian period furniture. The spacious suite has a queen-size Victorian Eastlake carved walnut bed dressed in luxury cotton linens, down comforters, and hypoallergenic pillows, and an en-suite bathroom with a tiled walk-in shower, plush towel and bathrobes, and organic bath products. It also offers a fully equipped kitchenette and spacious sitting area with a twin sleeper sofa for additional guests.

Located on the second floor, the Goldfinch Room is charmingly decorated in warm butter yellow and blue tones and boasts beautiful cherry wood furniture. The room has a king-sized bed dressed in luxury cotton linens, down comforters, and hypoallergenic pillows, and an en-suite bathroom with an oversized clawfoot tub/shower combination, plush towel and bathrobes, and organic bath products. The Goldfinch Room opens onto the rear porch and enjoys access to the garden.

Spacious and bright and decorated in soft sage and honey tones, the Hummingbird Room is an elegant room on the first floor which features a wrought iron king-sized bed dressed in luxury cotton linens, down comforters and hypoallergenic pillows. An en-suite bathroom has an antique oversized clawfoot bathtub and shower combination, plush towel and bathrobes, and organic bath products. The room is entered through a private entrance through the rear garden and has easy access to the communal hot tub for relaxing.

The Mockingbird Suite is a charming Victorian suite that is gracefully decorated in serene hues of ecru and white and features a white, antique wrought iron king-size bed dressed in luxury cotton linens, down comforters, and hypoallergenic pillows. An en-suite bathroom boasts an antique oversized clawfoot bathtub and shower combination, plush towel and bathrobes, and organic bath products. Furnished with a Victorian loveseat and chairs, the suite’s sitting area also has a fully equipped kitchenette and enjoys convenient access through the rear garden.

Dining

A three-course gourmet breakfast is served every morning in the dining room and includes freshly baked bread, pastries, and muffins, seasonal fruit, hot and cold cereals, meats and cheeses, egg dishes, and freshly brewed coffee, tea, and juices.

Amenities and Recreation

Deluxe amenities at Brackenridge House include a beautiful garden with a hot tub, several comfortably furnished and inviting communal rooms, along with a front porch and back veranda, and an elegant dining room in which a delicious three-course gourmet breakfast is served every morning. The house also has a DVD library and offers homemade cookies, hot beverages and drinks throughout the day.

Packages

Brackenridge House offers a selection of exclusive packages and special add-ons, including fresh bouquets of seasonal flowers, red roses, a bottle of chilled Champagne or sparkling cider or dipped chocolate strawberries in rooms on arrival.

The Fairy Tale Package includes a bottle of chilled Champagne or sparkling cider, a dozen roses or bouquet of seasonal flowers and six handmade truffles on arrival. The Surprise Celebration Package features a custom made six-inch, double layer round cake or four cupcakes.

230 Madison, King William Historic District, San Antonio, TX, 78204, website, Phone: 210-271-3442

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