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Affordable options include Amerisuites (7615 Jones-Maltsberger; 210-930-2333) and Fairfield Inn at the Airport (88 NE Loop 410; 210-530-9899). Ask both for their Trinity visitor's rate. You can also try the Hampton Inn near the Airport (8811 Jones-Maltsberger; 210-336-1800). The Red Roof Inn (333 Wolfe Rd.; 210-340-4055). Doubletree (37 NE Loop 410; 210-366-2424) for special Trinity rates. About 10 minutes away is the Crockett Hotel (320 Bonham St.; 210-225-6500), a historic building across the street from the Alamo. Rates vary from moderate to expensive. Right next to the Alamo is the Menger Hotel (204 Alamo Plaza; 210-223-4361), a landmark dating back to 1859. The Menger Hotel is about 15 minutes from Trinity and has moderate rates. The new wing to the hotel opens up onto the beautiful River Walk, which you have to see to believe. The luxurious St. Anthony (300 E. Travis St.; 210-227-4392 or 800-338-1338) is about 20 minutes from Trinity. The restaurant features southwestern cuisine. If you like big, lively hotels, you can't beat the Hotel San Antonio Marriott River Center (101 Bowie St.; 210-223-1000), about 15 minutes from Trinity. This 38-story giant with 1000 rooms connects to the River Center Mall, which connects to the aforementioned River Walk. Needless to say, it has every amenity, including an indoor and outdoor pool, a health club, exercise room, and convention facilities. Rates are very expensive, higher than St. Anthony, and include a complimentary breakfast.