Highest-ranking San Antonio hotel continues to offer “Timeless Hospitality” 

SAN ANTONIO – Dec. 20, 2015Conde Nast Traveler readers have named Hotel Valencia Riverwalk the #2 hotel in Texas on the magazine’s 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards Top 15 Hotels in Texas list. The hotel’s impressive score of 90.721/100 also earned it a spot on the magazine’s Top 25 hotels in the United States. With a ranking of #21, Hotel Valencia was one of only three Texas hotels to be recognized as one of the Top 25 hotels in the nation.

More than 128,000 travelers took part in the 28th annual Readers’ Choice Awards survey—the most in its history—submitting millions of ratings and tens of thousands of comments to create a list of winning favorites. The poll questionnaire contained lists of candidates in various categories (Cities, Hotels, etc.), and a minimum number of responses was required to be eligible for a Readers’ Choice Award. Individual candidates were judged on a set of criteria relevant to their category, based on a standard five-point scale: excellent, very good, good, fair, and poor.

“We are thrilled to be recognized by discerning travelers for these prestigious honors,” said Hotel Valencia Riverwalk General Manager Chad Taylor. “These rankings reinforce the appeal of our dedication to ‘Timeless Hospitality’ and support our commitment to providing our guests with a keen sense of place, thoughtful amenities, timeless design and attentive service.”


About Valencia Group

Houston-based Valencia Group is a fully integrated hospitality company that provides management, development, branding and repositioning services for independent, full-service hotels owned by the company, in addition to third parties. Exceptional service, style and location have become brand trademarks. Earning both national and international recognition for their distinctive designs, amenities and settings, Valencia Group properties are destinations and gathering places within their respective communities, some further benefitting from and enriching their space within the cultural heart of a city. The company continues to forge a niche with hotels that anchor and add value to urban, mixed-use environments, which further support or enhance the guest experience with superior residential, restaurant, retail and office components. The Valencia Group portfolio currently includes Hotel Valencia Santana Row in San Jose, CA; Hotel Valencia Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX; Hotel Sorella CITYCENTRE in Houston, TX; and Hotel Sorella Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, MO. Its newest concept, Lone Star Court, is a reinterpretation of the nostalgic motor court. The flagship is located at The Domain in Austin, TX, and a second, Cavalry Court, is underway in College Station, TX. Also In the development and construction phase are The George™, which will debut in tandem with Cavalry Court in fall 2016, plus Valencia Group’s first five-star property, Hotel Alessandra Houston – anticipated to become a downtown landmark in winter 2017. For more information, please visit


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