San Antonio boutique hotel near starts construction soon

Designs for a boutique lodge with a rooftop bar in close proximity to La Villita have transformed a bit considering that it was very first proposed in 2019, with Indiana-based developers planning to kick off construction soon.

When the Historic Structure and Evaluation Fee authorized lodge developer White Lodging’s designs for the boutique resort at 431 S. Alamo Avenue in December 2019, it was presented as a nine-story, 275-place resort.

It is now prepared as a 10-tale, 347-room boutique lodge with a rooftop bar and pool overlooking an unnamed avenue-amount steakhouse, a White Lodging spokesperson tells MySA in an electronic mail statement.

“We be expecting to announce extra information on this enjoyable undertaking, which includes manufacturer and design particulars, afterwards this summer time,” the White Lodging representative says. 

This is one of the street-level entrances to White Lodging's planned boutique hotel. The design as represented may have changed from these renderings released in 2019. 

This is a single of the street-stage entrances to White Lodging’s planned boutique lodge. The layout as represented may perhaps have adjusted from these renderings released in 2019. 

Courtesy of HKS Architects

The developer not long ago filed a construction allow with the Texas Division of Licensing and Regulation, listing an estimated cost of $95 million for the job.

White Lodging also plans on renovating two historic properties on the property that were being after utilized as German-English educational institutions in the late 1850s. The colleges have been also applied as a grammar school, significant faculty, and workplaces for Hemisfair. 

Building is expected to start in September with an expected completion date August 2024. As generally, facts in TDLR filings are subject to change. 


White Lodging is also primary a total luxurious overhaul of the old Marriott Plaza resort at 555 S. Alamo Road. It will reopen as the Otis Lodge San Antonio, Autograph Collection in the 1st 50 percent of 2023.

It will element a lined entrance for cars, vacation resort-style pool, bar, meeting rooms, a place spa, and space for a new cafe and bar featuring “cross-cultural delicacies.”