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USA Today – 10 Best

USA Today 10 Best’s 2018 Readers’ Choice names Hotel Emma among the top 10 “best historic hotels” highlighting the hotel’s “loads of luxury amenities” like a culinary concierge and custom made robes as well as its intriguing past.

CBS San Francisco

The CBS San Francisco team with Where’s Roberta? traveled to San Antonio to visit the riverwalk and Hotel Emma. Watch the clip to see Roberta explore the Pearl and Hotel Emma for her unforgettable weekend in San Antonio.

New York Times

The New York Times features San Antonio’s homage to Spain during the city’s tricentennial anniversary. Cuisine is an integral part of the historic Pearl’s summer-long celebration Ole, San Antonio and Chef John Brand of Hotel Emma’s Supper ensures his tapas embody Spanish authenticity.

CultureMap San Antonio

CultureMap San Antonio names Supper one of the 8 tastiest San Antonio breakfast spots to brighten up your day. With dishes like a Scotch egg with green chorizo, cornbread, and crème fraîche; cheddar biscuits with house cured ham; and buttermilk pancakes with lemon curd, whipped ricotta, and blueberries, there’s something on Chef Brand’s menu that will leave you with a smile.

Stellar Magazine Australia

Stellar Magazine Australia features Hotel Emma in its travel guide to San Antonio, mentioning its iconic location that was once home to the Pearl Brewing Company, now a bustling area to thriving restaurants, shops, green spaces and apartments.

Travel + Leisure

The Pearl is credited as a contributing factor to the “truly unique food identity” of San Antonio. Travel + Leisure also highlights Supper as a restaurant to visit that’s beyond the traditional Mexican food often associated with the city.

Garden & Gun

Garden & Gun praises how Texas’s Dos Carolinas turns guayaberas a— Latin American wardrobe staple—into bespoke works of art. Her designs can be seen throughout Hotel Emma from the staff uniforms to the bathrobes and Garden & Gun attributes the guest’s experience to the spread of Dos Carolinas designs beyond the city of San Antonio.

Hotel Online

Hotel Online announces the promotion of Hotel Emma’s Beth Smith as Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Travel + Leisure Mexico

Travel + Leisure Mexico highlights Hotel Emma as a travel destination well-worth the trip to the states. From its antique charm to its vast library, this old brewery will captivate everyone who visits – beer lover or not. 

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