Best Western® Hotels & Resorts Announces New Best Western Premier® Hotel in Heart of the Southwest

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Best Western Premier Historic Travelers Hotel opens in San Antonio, Texas

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“The Best Western Premier Historic Travelers Hotel will offer guests the refined atmosphere, and one-of a kind experience that are the hallmarks of the Best Western Premier brand,” said Ron Pohl, SVP and COO of Best Western Hotels & Resorts.

Best Western Hotels & Resorts announced the latest addition to its Premier brand, with the opening of the Best Western Premier Historic Travelers Hotel in San Antonio, Texas.

This more than 100-year old hotel in Downtown San Antonio recently finished an extensive renovation. The property showcases the perfect hybrid of styles, where contemporary elegance meets the historically rich and colorful Southwest. Its new, modern design showcases a fresh and upbeat aesthetic, complete with original accents such as doors and windows that were restored to maintain their natural beauty.

“The Best Western Premier Historic Travelers Hotel will offer guests the refined atmosphere, and one-of a kind experience that are the hallmarks of the Best Western Premier brand,” said Ron Pohl, Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of Best Western Hotels & Resorts. “The property’s recent renovations, coupled with its extraordinary history and unique character make this property a tremendous asset to Best Western and will provide a truly special experience for hotel guests.”

The 83-room hotel provides upscale amenities, a stylish Bistro, 24-hour fitness center and an outdoor pool.

Set in the heart of Downtown San Antonio, travelers staying at the Best Western Premier Historic Travelers Hotel are within only a few blocks of the city’s most iconic attractions including the Alamo, the Riverwalk, the Tower of the Americas, La Villita, the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and Historic Market Square (El Mercado). Guests can also enjoy easy access to many major businesses, military bases, and popular attractions such as SeaWorld® and Six Flags® Fiesta Texas.

“We are excited to be a part of the esteemed Best Western Premier brand,” said Piyush Patel, Owner of the Best Western Premier Historic Travelers Hotel. “San Antonio is one of our country’s most popular places to visit; and the Best Western Premier Historic Travelers Hotel is an exceptional lodging option for travelers looking to explore this city’s storied past. From the hotel’s historic character and ideal location, to its first-rate amenities and our staff’s superior service, guests are sure to enjoy a relaxing and comfortable stay in the heart of the Southwest.”

Reservations may be booked by calling the hotel directly at (210) 455-3500, or by calling Best Western’s 24-hour, toll-free reservations number (800)-WESTERN. Reservations are also available from Best Western’s website at

About Best Western® Hotels & Resorts:

Best Western Hotels & Resorts headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, is a privately held hotel brand with a global network of 4,100* hotels in more than 100* countries and territories worldwide. Best Western offers 10 hotel brands to suit the needs of developers and guests in every market: Best Western®, Best Western Plus®, Best Western Premier®, Vīb®, GLō®, Executive Residency by Best Western®, and BW Premier Collection®; as well as its recently launched franchise offerings: SureStay®, SureStay Plus® and SureStay Signature Collection®. Now celebrating more than 70 years of hospitality, Best Western provides its hoteliers with global operational, sales and marketing support, and award-winning online and mobile booking capabilities. Best Western continues to set industry records regarding awards and accolades, including 64 percent of the brand’s North American hotels earning a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award in 2017, Business Travel News® ranking Best Western Plus and Best Western in the top three upper-mid-price and mid-price hotel brands for three years in a row, and Best Western receiving seven consecutive Dynatrace® Best of the Web awards for its leading hotel website. Best Western has also won eight consecutive AAA®/CAA® Lodging Partner of the Year awards, recognizing the brand’s commitment to providing exceptional service and great value to AAA’s 56 million members in the U.S. and Canada. Over 30 million travelers are members of the brand’s award-winning loyalty program Best Western Rewards®, one of the few programs in which members earn points that never expire and can be redeemed at any Best Western hotel worldwide. Best Western’s partnerships with AAA/CAA and Harley-Davidson® provide travelers with exciting ways to interact with the brand. Through its partnership with Google® Street View, Best Western is the first major company of its size and scale to launch a virtual reality experience for customers, setting a new industry standard and reinventing how guests view hotels.

  • Numbers are approximate, may fluctuate, and include hotels currently in the development pipeline.

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