Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa
What We Love
- A four-acre pool complex featuring a shady lazy river, a tower slide, a manmade beach and a surfing pool
- Free bikes for exploring the resort
- Artwork tied to the resort’s heritage: the ranch owners’ vintage quilt and drawings of the original ranch house
- Entertainment — a horseshoe pit and family movies — on the front lawn
What To Know
- A $26 resort fee per night will be collected at Jetsetter checkout
- The lazy river isn't heated
- Valet parking is $23 per day
- Free WiFi
- Golf Course
- Handicap Accessible
- Kids Club
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
How can a 500-room resort set on hundreds of acres possibly feel intimate? By making the most of its setting, on a historic Texas ranch. The Hyatt Regency Hill Country lies west of downtown San Antonio, on the former Rogers-Wiseman ranch, where cattle roamed for generations. The low-slung building of Hill Country limestone feels like an expanded ranch house, with its standing seam metal roof, porches (complete with plenty of rocking chairs) and vast fireplaces. Built among groves of live oaks, it somehow blends into the rolling terrain, which includes a 27-hole golf course and a thrill-filled, vacation-making pool complex. The spacious guestrooms pay homage to the state’s heritage, with cowhide throw pillows on the beds, leather armchairs and photos of Texas landscapes. (Modernity gets a nod with an iPod docking station on the sound system.) Nicely finishing off the homey atmosphere is a staff that has perfected the “mi casa es su casa” mindset.
In the Area
With the extensive pool complex, families with kids won’t want to leave — except to cross the highway to go to Sea World. Despite the historic nature of the resort’s land, the surrounding area is mostly new and unexciting. One exception is Rudy’s Country Store and Bar-B-Q, where you can get a juicy dose of Texas meat with all the fixings. If you want to venture farther afield, try another type of indigenous food at La Fonda on Main, closer to downtown, which is housed in a traditional stucco and red-tile-roof building; the margaritas and duck tacos are recommended.
How to Get There
I am so impressed with this hotel. I can see why people come here and don't wish to leave. I'm going to confess something here and I hope I don't get in trouble: I never liked San Antonio much. LOL. I can't help it BUT this hotel is so impressive, so interesting and classy that it's making the whole of San Antonio look good to me now. One night here and it upgraded my life long opinion of this town. I've got another night booked here and I'm going to enjoy as much while I can.
What first impressed me about this resort was its beauty, but that was quickly matched by the welcoming staff, delicious food and comfortable accommodations. My friend held her wedding reception here partly because she’d heard the customer service was excellent, and our experience definitely validated that opinion.
Great hotel. Food prices are very high and not worth the quality. Beds and pillows could and should be better quality and more comfortable for the price. However, great place for a weekend getaway with family.