The Jackson House

Two-Night Stay in an Upstairs or Jacuzzi Room at The Jackson House in San Antonio

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19th-Century Mansion in King William Historic District

Though San Antonio draws most of its visitors for The Alamo, the colorful Riverwalk, and the surrounding Texas Hill Country, those who find their way into the King William Historic District discover one of the city’s little-known treats. Distinctly more relaxed than downtown San Antonio, the district is known for its 19th-century mansions shaded by pomegranate and crape myrtle trees. One such two-story Victorian estate, The Jackson House bed and breakfast blends perfectly into its blissfully subdued setting while treating guests to gracious hospitality.

Built in 1894 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Jackson House still maintains much of its old-fashioned charm. Within the orange-brick home, a staircase ascends to guest rooms outfitted with gas fireplaces, antique mantelpieces, and marble bathrooms. Those choosing a downstairs room get the added bonus of a private jacuzzi. For some fresh air, head out to the front porch, which looks out to an elegant fountain and the quiet, tree-lined street.

Each morning, the friendly innkeepers prepare a hot breakfast, and tea, homemade cookies, and fresh fruit are available throughout the day. During the day, feel free to relax at the limestone patio, or peruse the B & B’s conservatory, Inside, you’ll find brass-ribbed stained-glass panels and a heated spa pool, where you can unwind amid tropical foliage.

San Antonio's Southtown: Riverfront Enclave of Architectural Revival in Historic

Just south of downtown San Antonio, the King William Historic District is rife with 19th-century estates, many of which have been revitalized since conservationist Walter Mathis purchased and renovated the Villa Finale in 1967. The area has turned into a hot spot for architectural tours, as guests can snag a walking-tour map from the reception area at The Jackson House—or dial up a cell-phone audio tour—for detailed information on 14 properties within a mile radius.

Located across the street from Jackson House, the Villa Finale Visitor Center sells tickets for 45-minute tours of the estate and its more than 12,000 artifacts, which include pewter Napoleon statues and Staffordshire figurines. From Villa Finale, take a walk south along the Riverwalk to the Guenther House. Planted in the shadow of the Pioneer Flour Mills, this part-museum, part-restaurant serves southern food sourced from the onsite factory.

Take the Riverwalk north to reach the Alamo, which has become the state’s most visited tourist site due to the 1836 battle that made it a symbol of Texas independence. It's actually one of five historic Spanish missions clustered around the San Antonio River. The largest, Mission San José, lies just 5 miles south of downtown. Its famed rose window is once again on display following an extensive renovation.

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.

What You Get

Two-night stay for two, valid for travel Sunday–Thursday

  • Option 1: $199 for an upstairs room (up to a $398 value)
  • Option 2: $249 for a downstairs jacuzzi room (up to a $498 value)

Two-night stay for two, valid for check-in Friday–Saturday

  • Option 3: $250 for an upstairs room (up to a $418 value)
  • Option 4: $310 for a downstairs jacuzzi room (up to a $538 value)

Book by: 10/17/12
Travel by: 10/31/12

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.


  • Fresh breakfast daily
  • Heated spa pool
  • Gardens and conservatory
  • Cookies, tea, and fresh fruit

The Fine Print

  • Must book by 10/17/12 or promo value expires
  • Must complete travel by 10/31/12
  • Not valid 9/2 for options 1 and 2
  • Limit 5 per person
  • Limit 1 per visit for options 3 & 4, 2 per visit for options 1 & 2
  • Valid only for option bought
  • Reservation required, subject to availability
  • 14-day cancellation notice required for 2-night stays, 30-day notice for 4-night stays, or fee of applicable 1-night's stay up to Groupon price applies
  • Must be 18+ to check-in, 13+ to stay
  • Credit card required at booking and check-in
  • 16.75% tax not included.

Other Details

Room Details

Downstairs Jacuzzi Rooms 1–3

  • One queen bed
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 2
  • Adding occupants above standard: not allowed

Upstairs Rooms 4–6

  • One king or queen bed (queen in room 5)
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 2
  • Adding occupants above standard: not allowed

Hotel Policies

  • Check in: 3 p.m.
  • Check out: 11 a.m.
  • Parking: free
  • Rollaways: not available
  • Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
  • Pet policy: no pets allowed inside the property
  • Accessibility: handicap-accessible rooms are not available.
  • Room upgrades: not available

Getting There

  • By plane: about 10 miles from San Antonio International Airport (SAT)
  • By cab: about $30 from SAT

Traveler's Tips

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