September 28, 2023

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San Antonio boutique hotel near starts construction soon

Designs for a boutique lodge with a rooftop bar in the vicinity of La Villita have altered a bit considering that it was initial proposed in 2019, with Indiana-dependent developers setting up to kick off construction quickly.

When the Historic Layout and Overview Commission approved hotel developer White Lodging’s designs for the boutique resort at 431 S. Alamo Road in December 2019, it was introduced as a 9-story, 275-place hotel.

It is now planned as a 10-story, 347-space boutique lodge with a rooftop bar and pool overlooking an unnamed avenue-degree steakhouse, a White Lodging spokesperson tells MySA in an e-mail statement.

“We count on to announce additional particulars on this thrilling task, which include brand and style and design specifics, afterwards this summertime,” the White Lodging representative suggests. 

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 one particular of the avenue-degree entrances to White Lodging’s prepared boutique hotel. The structure as represented may perhaps have improved from these renderings launched in 2019. 

Courtesy of HKS Architects

The developer lately submitted a development allow with the Texas Division of Licensing and Regulation, listing an estimated price of $95 million for the undertaking.

White Lodging also ideas on renovating two historic buildings on the property that had been as soon as utilized as German-English schools in the late 1850s. The schools had been also made use of as a grammar college, substantial faculty, and workplaces for Hemisfair. 

Construction is envisioned to get started in September with an expected completion date August 2024. As usually, facts in TDLR filings are matter to improve. 

The courtyard  at the Otis Hotel, a separate project White Lodging is doing right next to its upcoming boutique hotel, will feature swanky outdoor lounges next to guest bungalows. 

The courtyard  at the Otis Lodge, a individual challenge White Lodging is carrying out correct following to its impending boutique hotel, will feature swanky outside lounges subsequent to guest bungalows. 

Courtesy of White Lodging

White Lodging is also top a total luxury overhaul of the old Marriott Plaza resort at 555 S. Alamo Street. It will reopen as the Otis Resort San Antonio, Autograph Selection in the very first 50 percent of 2023.

It will aspect a protected entrance for cars, vacation resort-design and style pool, bar, conference rooms, a desired destination spa, and room for a new cafe and bar showcasing “cross-cultural cuisine.”