Wedding venue in San Antonio at hotel on Riverwalk.



Located in the heart of downtown San Antonio, weddings at the Hotel Contessa are magical and charming. Our Hotel Contessa Catering Professionals are ready to help you plan every detail of your dream wedding. There are many events that can complement your wedding day that add to your memories of this special time in your life. Let the Hotel Contessa help you plan your entrancing San Antonio wedding.

Newly weds on riverwalk near San Antonio hotel.
Engagement part at San Antonio hotel on Riverwalk.

Engagement Party

The first thing anyone wants to do when they get engaged is share the news with all your friends and family. What better way to introduce the two sets of family and friends than at a unique affair at the Hotel Contessa. The Hotel Contessa Catering Professionals can plan an event to remember, from an intimate gathering in one of our private event spaces to a grandiose dinner in our Contessa Ballroom that will enthrall and excite your guests.

San Antonio rehearsal dinner on Riverwalk.

Rehearsal Dinner

The event before the event can be just as fun and one of a kind as your wedding. Treat your wedding party and family to a Las Ramblas large party dinner where they can meet and mingle in a relaxed atmosphere. If you prefer something formal, our Hotel Contessa Catering Professionals can help you plan a plated dinner in one of our private event spaces. Relax and enjoy your time while the Hotel Contessa staff pleases you with fine food and professional service.

San Antonio bridal shower at hotel on Riverwalk.

Bridal Shower

Treat the bride-to-be to an elegant Champagne Brunch or a private tea for the girls. Take this time to talk about the exciting event ahead and plan details. Ask about private rooms or a Spa Bridal Shower, a treat for any bride.

San Antonio farewell brunch at hotel on Riverwalk.

Farewell Brunch

A farewell brunch is the perfect way to say a final good-bye to your guests as well as thanking them for being there to share your special day. Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere in Las Ramblas with our breakfast buffet or a more elegant affair with elaborate cuisine options.

Bridal party spa day in San Antonio on Riverwalk.

Spa Day

Unwind at our Woodhouse Day Spa ® with our Swedish, Deep Tissue or Volcanic Stone Massage. Giving you the maximum benefits in relaxation and transformation, from head to toe. The distinctive Woodhouse standard goes beyond your expectations, providing outstanding facilities and treatment therapies with your overall health and wellness in mind. In today's hectic lifestyle we so often do not take the time for ourselves. Relax and enjoy the perfect balance of beauty, health and wellness at The Woodhouse Day Spa ®. Treat your attendants to a special day of pampering to say ‘thank you’ for being a part of your wedding. Whether looking for peace, relaxation or inspiration, you will find it here. Choose from a variety of spa services to help you relax and refresh before, or after, your special day.

San Antonio bridesmaid luncheon by the riverwalk.

Bridesmaid's Luncheon

Show your appreciation of your bridesmaids by treating them to a spa day or casual lunch in Las Ramblas. Whether you want to say thank you with a meal or a spa treat, our Hotel Contessa Catering Professionals can help you show your gratitude to the women who are standing beside you on your wedding day.

Grooms party golf outing near downtown San Antonio hotel.

Golf Outings

Take advantage of all the golf courses San Antonio has to offer. Treat your guests to individual tee times or a special group out at Alamo City Golf Trail. These beautiful courses offer magnificent scenery and a delightfully competitive game. Grooms and their attendants can play a round to relax before the main event.

Wedding guest lodging downtown San Antonio on Riverwalk.


Enjoy the modern, urban experience reflected in the décor in one of the 265 spacious Hotel Contessa suites - from the floor length mirror set against a loft-like brick wall to vibrant colors and fabrics, you'll feel connected to the unique energy amongst downtown San Antonio hotels amidst the comfort of soft bedding, relaxing sofas and over-sized bathrooms. Each suite features a private bedroom separated from the large living room with sofa bed.