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BEST WESTERN PLUS Palo Alto Inn & Suites

12507 SW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78224-3195
Phone: 210/298-9990   |   Fax: 210/298-9991   |   75 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Palo Alto Inn & Suites! Make the most of your trip, whether it’s for business or pleasure, by choosing the most convenient property in town, our San Antonio, TX hotel.

Just a few miles from Palo Alto College and Lackland Air Force Base, this hotel in San Antonio, TX is a favorite for academics and business travelers alike. Whether it’s a meeting at the nearby Blesanton Oil Fields or a semester at Texas A&M University, staying at a comfortable hotel with affordable, extended rates can make your trip smoother and more enjoyable.

Enjoy southern hospitality at its finest, starting with a free, full hot breakfast buffet every morning. For travelers who prefer a Texas-sized room, there are full-sized suites available. Free Wi-Fi and a pillow top bed provide all the comforts of home. Take a stroll along the San Antonio River Walk for a romantic escape or head to Mission del Lago to experience local culture.

The San Antonio Zoo is a favorite for kids of all ages and SeaWorld® of San Antonio is a thrill that can’t be missed. In between meetings at Toyota or business at Southwest General Hospital, depend on our friendly and knowledgeable staff to provide recommendations on things to do and see in the area. Discover a famous barbeque joint, or check out some of the legendary shopping at malls and boutiques near your San Antonio, TX hotel.

You¿ll be just two miles from South Park Mall and Southwest General Hospital. The Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center is walkable and dishes up some of the best events in all of Texas year-round. No matter what brings you to the Lone Star State, stay in style at our welcoming San Antonio hotel.

Start your next adventure today and reserve your suite or room at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Palo Alto Inn & Suites! Enjoy your stay!

 

Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Exercise facilities
  • 100% non-smoking including public areas
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee
  • Indoor pool, heated
  • Hot tub
  • Exercise facility, 24 Hour
  • Universal gym
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Elevator
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual staff, (English, Spanish)
  • Guest laundry
  • Dry cleaning available
  • Express check in
  • Safe deposit box
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Business center, 24 hours
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy services
  • Photocopy machine
  • Conference services
  • Exhibit services
  • Dataports
  • Mail services
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Catering
  • Air-conditioning
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Free newspaper available at front desk

BEST WESTERN PLUS Palo Alto Inn & Suites

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Conveniently located, the best western plus palo alto inn & suites in San Antonio, Texas is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 29.318085  /  Latitude: -98.554425

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: Interstate 35 North. Take Interstate 35 South and merge on to Highway 16 South, go underneath Loop 410 and the BEST WESTERN PLUS Palo Alto Inn & Suites is on your right hand side behind Valero gas station and Jack in the Box.

From: Interstate 35 South. Take Interstate 35 North and take Loop 410 South, make right on Exit 49 and the BEST WESTERN PLUS Palo Alto Inn & Suites is on your right hand side behind Valero gas station and Jack in the Box.

From: Interstate 10 West. Take Interstate 35 South and merge on to Highway 16 South, go underneath Loop 410 and the BEST WESTERN PLUS Palo Alto Inn & Suites is on your right hand side behind Valero gas station and Jack in the Box.

From: Interstate 10 East. Take Loop 410 West take Exit 49 make a left underneath Loop 410 and the BEST WESTERN PLUS Palo Alto Inn & Suites is on your right hand side behind Valero gas station and Jack in the Box.

From: Highway 281 North. Take Interstate 35 South and merge on to Highway 16 South, go underneath Loop 410 and the BEST WESTERN PLUS Palo Alto Inn & Suites is on your right hand side behind Valero gas station and Jack in the Box.

From: Highway 37 South. Take Loop 410 West and take Exit 49, make a left underneath Loop 410 and the BEST WESTERN PLUS Palo Alto Inn & Suites is on your right hand side behind Valero gas station and Jack in the Box.

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We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

AT&T Center

The city of San Antonio is home to many wonderful attractions. The Alamo, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, Fort Sam Houston, the River Walk and the AT&T Center, are just a few. The AT&T Center, originally named the SBC Center, was built in 2002 as the home court for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association.

This indoor arena is located on the east side of San Antonio, next to the Freeman Coliseum. Since 2002, the AT&T Center has also been the home for the San Antonio Rampage of the American Hockey League in San Antonio. The San Antonio Silver Stars, of the Women's National Basketball Association, have played their home games in the center, since 2003. 

Rodeo fans flock to the center for the annual San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, to watch one of the largest rodeos and livestock shows in America. With a capacity of 19,000, the center hosts many top-name music concerts and events.

Camp Bullis

Officially Camp Bullis Military Training Reservation, Camp Bullis is set in the southern plains of Texas, just north of San Antonio. Established in 1917 and named for Brigadier General John Lapham Bullis, the 28,000-acre site of controlled by the U.S. Air Force.

JBSA-Bullis acts as a maneuvering ground for the Army, Air Force, and Marines. Camp Bullis is also a field-training site for Fort Sam Houston’s Brooke Army Medical Center. Along with Camp Stanley, Bullis is part of the Leon Springs Military Reservation.

Fiesta San Antonio

Featuring over 100 events, the 11-day Fiesta celebration is the largest festival on the San Antonio calendar. Held annually throughout the San Antonio metropolitan area, the festivities take place in Alamo City spots like the La Villita Historic Arts Village, the River Walk, and – of course – the Alamo.

Established in 1891, the historic Fiesta event offers three massive parades like the Battle of Flowers Parade and the Fiesta Flambeau Parade, plus live music, great food, and carnival setting throughout SA.

Fort Sam Houston

TX Attractions

Fort Sam Houston Quadrangle

Named after the first president of the Republic of Texas, Fort Sam Houston was built in 1876 near San Antonio.

The Fort Sam Houston Quadrangle, the oldest structure at this United States Army Post, housed Geronimo and his fellow Apaches. The fort has served as the headquarters for the United States Army North, the United States Army South, and the Medical Education & Training Campus.

Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower was posted twice at the fort from 1915 to 1917 and again in 1941, during the attack on Pearl Harbor. He met his spouse Mamie Dowd at the fort.

Their first home together is housed at the fort and is one of the fort's preserved historic monuments. Enjoy touring Fort Sam to learn more about its history and San Antonio.

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

Set along Interstate 37, the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center – known also as the San Antonio Convention Center. Located in downtown San Antonio along the River Walk, the convention center encompasses 1,300,000 square feet.

A venue for more than 300 San Antonio events per year, the Gonzalez Convention Center includes the meeting spaces, ballrooms, and exhibit floors – plus the 2,500-seat Lila Cockrell Theatre. Find the facility by the iconic Tower of the Americas in HemisFair Park, just south of the Alamo.

Institute of Texan Cultures

Located in HemisFair Park, the Institute of Texan Cultures is a cultural museum operated by the University of Texas at San Antonio. The ITC covers 182,000 square feet, and features a 65,000-square-foot exhibit space.

Host to the annual Texas Folklife Festival, ITC is a member of the Smithsonian Affiliates program. Established in 1968 in downtown San Antonio, ITC draws more than 200,000 annual visitors.

Kiddie Park

On your next trek through Texas, head for the San Antonio area and find some of the very best family-friendly fun in the state. Venture over to Kiddie Park, one of the premier amusement parks in San Antonio. Opened in 1925, Kiddie Park is on the northwest corner of Mulberry Avenue and Broadway Street. 

At Kiddie Park, you'll find a variety of theme park rides, all ideal for little kids. You can host a party or corporate event at Kiddie Park, and there's also the Kiddie Park Snack Bar where you and the kids can indulge. Kiddie Park is the oldest chilren's amusement park in the entire United States.

La Villita Historic Arts Village

First established in 1939, the La Villita Historic Arts Village is a visitor-friendly arts district located in downtown San Antonio. Southern Texas travelers may explore this early neighborhood for shopping, restaurants, festivals, and more.

La Villita features the Arneson River Theatre on the River Walk, and hosts annual events like the Dia de los Muertos, the International Accordion Festival, and Fiesta. First time visitors are encouraged to try the La Villita Walking Tour.

Lackland Air Force Base

Part of Joint Base San Antonio, Lackland Air Force Base is located in San Antonio in the southern Texas Plains. Established in 1941,Lackland AF B is controlled by the United States Air Force, and offers basic and technical training.

Part of Air Education and Training Command, Lackland AFB features units like the 37th Training Wing, the Inter-American Air Forces Academy, and the Defense Language Institute. Lackland is also home to the Military Working Dog Teams National Monument and the Basic Military Training graduation parade.

Mission Del Lago Golf Course

With expansive fairways, selectively placed bunkers, and stunning views of the Texas plains, Mission Del Lago Golf Course is a premier destination. One of San Antonion's top golf courses, Mission Del Lago is 18 holes, and is part of the Alamo City Golf Trail.

Whether you're staying in San Antonio propper, or visiting in from any of the charming, nearby suburbs like Lytle or Schertz, you'll find some of the best local golf at Mission Del Lago Golf Course. Yielding stunnging views of Mitchell Lake, Mission Del Lago Golf Course has a driving range and a practice green so you can warm up before your tee time.

Morgan's Wonderland Park

An ideal place to spend a spring or summer afternoon, Morgan's Wonderland Park is a premier family destination in San Antonio. Plan your next visit to Texas and be sure to include a stay in the San Antonio area. Morgan's Wonderland Park is just one of the many exemplary attractions in the area. 

Opened in 2010, Morgan's Wonderland is a unique experience, to say the least. While the park features a wide range of themed rides, they also take special care to ensure that all members of the family can enjoy their time – in particular, those with special needs. Don't miss the Pirate Island Playground & Garden.

Nelson W. Wolff Municipal Stadium

For more than 100 years, baseball fans in San Antonio have been cheering on the San Antonio Missions, a minor league team. The Missions, an AA affiliate of the San Diego Padres, have played Nelson W. Wolff Municipal Stadium, since it was constructed in 1994.

The stadium is named after Nelson W. Wolff, a former Texas State Senator and former San Antonio Mayor. He currently serves as the Bexar County Judge. Located on the west side of San Antonio, The Wolff features fixed seats, luxury box seats, and a picnic area. The total capacity of the stadium is approximately 9,500 fans.

Get your tickets to a Missions game or a University of Texas at San Antonio Roadrunners baseball game for a fun day at the ballpark.

Randolph Air Force Base

Part of the Joint Base San Antonio, Randolph Air Force Base is located in San Antonio in the southern Texas Plains. Established in 1930, Randolph AFB is controlled by the United States Air Force, and headquarters of the Air Education & Training Command.

Randolph AFB units include the 359th Medical Group, the 12th Flying Training Wing, and the 902d Mission Support Group. Randolph also features the Air Force Personnel Center, and the Randolph Field Historic District – a National Historic Landmark.

Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling

The only brewstillery in Texas, the Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling is a combination brewpub and distillery set in San Antonio. Beers include Mission Trail Ale, Oatmeal Pale Ale, Mesquite Smoked Porter, and La Bestia Aimable, or try some handcrafted Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

Set in northern San Antonio just east of the San Antonio International Airport, the Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling is a great stop during your tour of Texas Hilly Country breweries – and surrounded by plenty of Best Western hotels in San Antonio.

Rebecca Creek Distillery

South Texas’ first distillery, Rebecca Creek Distillery is a privately held “Spirited Texas Distillery” located in San Antonio. This southern Texas, traditional copper pot distillery is home to two impressive spirits: Enchanted Rock Vodka and Rebecca Creek Fine Texas Spirit Whiskey.

Rebecca Creek Distillery also features free public tours, held on Saturdays from noon to 5 p.m. with no appointment necessary. Enjoy your day at the Rebecca Creek Distillery, and your night at a Best Western hotel in San Antonio.

San Antonio International Airport

Established in 1941 in north San Antonio, San Antonio International Airport encompasses 1,200 acres. The San Antonio airport has two commercial runways, in addition to the one general aviation runway. The airport averages 260 domestic and international arrivals and departures each day via 27 gates and 13 commercial airlines.

The free cell phone waiting lot, convenient parking, rental car agencies, the GO Airport Shuttle, and variety of restaurants and shops are just some airport amenities.

Alamo Field and was a training base for the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. At the completion of the war, the airfield added a terminal, baggage claim area, and control tower. By 1968, a concourse was added with eight gates in preparation for HemisFair '68. Continual improvement throughout the years included an additional terminal, parking garage, and new control tower.

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

TX Attractions

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

History buffs discover so much in San Antonio – as five historical missions are located in San Antonio. The San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, managed by the National Park Service since 1983, preserves four of the Spanish frontier missions.

The missions were built along the San Antonio River, between 1690 and 1720 to promote Christianity to the native settlers. The State of Texas operates the most famous and fifth mission, The Alamo.

The four missions included in the park are: Mision Nuestra Senora de la Purisima Concepcion de Acuna, also known as Mission Concepcion, Mission Espada, Mission San Jose and Mission San Juan Capistrano.

The Archdiocese of San Antonio continues to operate regular catholic services in these missions. While in the park, also visit the Espada Aqueduct and the Ethel Wilson Harris House. Stop by the visitor center to get more information and sign up for a guided tour.

San Antonio River Walk

San Antonio River Walk

The San Antonio River Walk, started as a simple botanic garden along the San Antonio River in 1956. Through the years, improvements were made and the public park grew to become a five-mile stretch of restaurants, shops, and attractions.

River Walk is now one of the top tourist attractions in Texas, and hosts several events all year long.  Visit this area attraction for an enjoyable day at the park or a fun night out.

The Rivercenter Mall, the San Antonio Museum of Art, Arneson River Theatre, and Pearl Brewery are all favorite stops along the River Walk.

Schedule your visit to attend one of the annual festive events, such as Mardi Gras River Parade, or the St. Patrick's Parade & Festival.

SeaWorld San Antonio

SeaWorld San Antonio is a popular family attraction in River City. Schedule plenty of time in San Antonio to see all of the wonderful animal exhibits, shows and tours. Park favorites include Dolphin Cove, Penguin Encounter, Sharks and Coral Reef, Alligator Alley, the Azul Show, and the One Ocean Show.

Reserve a spot in one of the exclusive park experiences, such as the Behind-the-Scenes Tour and Dolphin Discovery Tour. Those ready for more adventure, love riding the Great White and Steel Eel roller coasters, Journey to Atlantis water ride, and the Rio Loco river ride. Kids love the Shamu Express kid-sized coaster.

Six Flags Fiesta Texas

A 200-acre fun-filled amusement park, Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio is ideal for the whole family. Kids love the Amerigoround, Buckarooz, Taz's Tornado, Kiddee Koaster, Texas Treehouse, and Yosemite Sam's Wacky Wagons. Thrill-seeking adults have a screaming good time on Superman: Krypton Coaster, Scream, Poltergeist, and Goliath – to name a few.

The summer-time White Water Bay water park is filled with tubular water slides, water funnels, and one of the largest wave pools in America. Throughout the season, a variety of park events and entertainment, featuring the Looney Tunes characters, complete your park visit in the San Antonio area.

The Alamo

The Alamo

The Alamo at Night

Established in 1724 in San Antonio, the famed Alamo was a home to missionaries for almost 70 years.

During the 1800s, the mission housed a Spanish military unit – becoming the living quarters for Revolutionaries and Royalists for 10 years.

During the Texas Revolution in 1836, Mexican military launched an attack on the Alamo. The Alamo is known as the "Shrine of Texas Liberty," for the sacrifice of the Texan soldiers.

During your San Antonio travels, be sure to visit the 4.2-acre Alamo complex to learn more about its rich 300-year history.

Stroll through the Shrine, Long Barrack Museum, the Gift Museum, and the beautiful Alamo Gardens.

The Republic Golf Club

The Republic Golf Course is a top golf destination in San Antonio. Consistently rated as the No.1 area course by the Express News, The Republic Golf Course is 18 holes, playing to 7,007 yards from the championship tees. 

Plan your exploration of the San Antonio area and bring your clubs – 18 holes at The Republic Golf Course is the ideal day time activity for you and your friends, business partners, or family. The Republic Golf Course also hosts large scale events like reunions, weddings, and business conferences.

Travis Park

Covering 2.6 acres, Travis Park is located in downtown San Antonio between the River Walk and the Alamo. The public park is owned by the City of San Antonio, and operated by the River City’s Parks & Recreation Department.

Set at the corner of Navarro and Travis streets, the Travis Park is known for hosting annual Jazz'SAlive – a free outdoor jazz festival. The park is named for William Barret Travis, and the land was first settled in 1870.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Spicewood Park
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Palo Alto Park
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Alamodome, sport center
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Downtown River Walk
  • 10.00 mile(s) from San Antonio Zoo
  • 15.00 mile(s) from SeaWorld® San Antonio
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Splashtown Waterpark
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Natural Bridge Wildlife, safari
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Schlitterbahn Waterpark
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Six Flags® Fiesta Texas
  • 120 mile(s) from Port Aransas Beach
  • 2 mile(s) from South Park Mall
  • 5 mile(s) from Rivercenter Mall
  • 10 mile(s) from Ingram Park Mall
  • 20 mile(s) from North Star Mall
  • 50 mile(s) from Prime Outlets At San Marcos

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 50 mile(s) from San Marcos
  • 75 mile(s) from Austin
  • 120 mile(s) from Del Rio
  • 120 mile(s) from Corpus Christi
  • 150 mile(s) from Eagle Pass
  • 160 mile(s) from Laredo
  • 190 mile(s) from Houston
  • 290 mile(s) from Dallas
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Toyota, plant
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Lackland Air Force Base
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Kelly Field, Port San Antonio
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Fort Sam Houston Military
  • 1 mile(s) from Palo Alto College
  • 2 mile(s) from Texas A & M University
  • 7 mile(s) from Alamo Community College
  • 10 mile(s) from St. Mary's University
  • 10 mile(s) from Our Lady of the Lake University
  • 15 mile(s) from University of the Incarnate Word
  • 16 mile(s) from Trinity University

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Hot tub
  • 4 mile(s) from Kingsborough Swimming Pool
  • 4 mile(s) from Mission del Lago, golf course

Nearby Restaurants

  • Adjacent to Jack in the Box, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 1 mile(s) from Georgia's Mexican Restaurant, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 2 mile(s) from IHOP, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 3 mile(s) from Whataburger, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 3 mile(s) from Olive Garden, Bar/Lounge, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner
  • 5 mile(s) from Agave Mexican Restaurant, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 5 mile(s) from Subway, Deli, American, Open for: lunch, dinner

BEST WESTERN PLUS Palo Alto Inn & Suites

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near San Antonio. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

June 2015

June 12-14, 2015
11th Annual Blanco Lavender Fest

The city of Blanco hosts this annual festival celebrating the lavender blooming season. There will be a Lavender Market and tours of Lavender Farms, as well as live music at Bindseil Park and cooking demonstrations at Speakers' Pavilion in the Courtroom of the Old Blanco County Courthouse.

June 27, 2015
Bandera Riverfest 2015

Enjoy a day on Medina River this June when you check out the Bandera Riverfest. This annual aquatic adventure is held in the city of Bandera, just outside of San Antonio. There's a rodeo, a BBQ cook-off, and lots of vendors. 

June 5-6, 2015
Junction Twist Off Rodeo & Dance

The city of Junction hosts their annual Twist Off Rodeo & Dance over the first weekend in June. Enjoy some dancing at the Hill Country Fairgrounds. 

June 2015

May 21 - June 7, 2015
Kerrville Folk Festival 2015

With headliners like David Crosby, Tom Rush, and the Chubby Knuckle Choir, the Kerrville Folk Festival is a can't miss. All events are held at the Quiet Valley Ranch in Kerrville.

June 13-14, 2015
Texas Water Safari

Known to be the "world's toughest canoe race," the Texas Water Safari is a 260-mile, four-day race. Teams of six paddle their canoes on the Guadalupe River to the gulf coast town of Seadrift. 

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