Bed-and-Breakfast

Accommodations, Rooms & Rentals

Landmark Inn offers eight rooms and four different suite combinations for overnight accommodation, plus facility rental spaces for private events.

The historic room sizes are similar to modern expectations for "tiny hotel rooms." Each room is quite intimate.

Hotel rooms have:

  • 1 queen-size bed
  • Continental Breakfast (yogurt, fruit, bagels, and coffee)
  • Antique wardrobes
  • Hair Dryer
  • Basic toiletries
  • WiFi
  • Climate control, all year
  • 5-acre park-like setting with short hiking trails along the Medina River
  • River access for fishing
  • Free parking
  • At-grade access only into rooms 1, 7, and 8
  • Private bathrooms only in rooms 1 and 4
  • 25 minutes from downtown San Antonio
  • Adjacent to September Square and Castroville's Historic Commercial District

Hotel rooms do not have:

  • Television 
  • Telephone
  • Coffeemakers
  • Refrigerators
  • Roll out beds
  • Room service 
  • Overnight front desk service
  • Vending or ice machines

For more information, please see our policies listed below.

Reference our online reservation calendar to view available rooms. To make a reservation or for more information, please call 1-830-931-2133.


Room #1 – First Floor, Vance Hotel

Cool, white walls and a high ceiling with open cypress beams welcomes you to this first-floor bedroom, which features furnishings sympathetic to the 1850s, including wood-style tile floors, a spacious wardrobe, desk, and nightstand. The room includes a private bathroom.

  • Rate is $140 per night
  • Maximum capacity is two people
  • At-grade access
  • 220 square feet

Queen size bed with red coverlet and next to a window


Room #2 – Second Floor, Vance Hotel

This corner room with two windows is located upstairs on the far southwest end of the Vance Hotel. It features furnishings and décor sympathetic to the late 1800s, such as warmly painted walls, comfortable carpeting in scarlet and red, a wardrobe, and nightstand. A short hallway leads to the bathroom, which is shared with Room 3. Guests can enjoy beautiful scenery while relaxing on the porch in rocking chairs.

  • Rate is $120 per night
  • Maximum capacity is two people
  • Rooms 2 & 3 are available as a suite for $180 per night
  • Room 2 is 125 square feet (plus shared bathroom)

 

Room #3 – Second Floor, Vance Hotel

This spacious room with a window over Florence Street is located upstairs on the southwest end of the Vance Hotel. It features furnishings and décor sympathetic to the late 1800s, such as warmly painted walls, comfortable carpeting in scarlet and red, a wardrobe, dresser, and nightstand. A side door leads to the bathroom, which is shared with Room 2. Guests can enjoy beautiful scenery while relaxing on the porch in rocking chairs.

  • Rate is $120 per night
  • Maximum capacity is two people
  • Rooms 2 & 3 are available as a suite for $180 per night
  • Room 3 is 210 square feet (plus shared bathroom)

 

Room #4 – Second Floor, Vance Hotel

This spacious room is our finest. It has a window over Florence Street and is located centrally at the head of the stairs on the second floor of Vance Hotel. It features furnishings and décor sympathetic to the late 1800s, such as warmly painted walls, comfortable carpeting in scarlet and gold, a wardrobe, dresser, and nightstand. This room features a private bathroom. Guests can enjoy beautiful scenery while relaxing on the porch in rocking chairs.

  • Rate is $160 per night
  • Private bathroom
  • Maximum capacity is two people
  • Room 4 is 260 square feet

Room 4 at the Landmark Inn State Historic Site, reflecting the late 1800s in green, brown, and maroon colors


Room #5 – Second Floor, Vance Hotel

This corner room with two windows is located upstairs on the northwest end of the Vance Hotel overlooking Florence and Fiorella streets. It features furnishings and décor sympathetic to the late 1800s, such as warmly painted walls, comfortable carpeting in tan and black, a wardrobe, and nightstand. A short hallway leads to the bathroom, which is shared with Room 6. Guests can enjoy beautiful scenery while relaxing on the porch in rocking chairs.

  • Rate is $120 per night
  • Maximum capacity is two people
  • Rooms 5 & 6 are available as a suite for $180 per night
  • Room 5 is 170 square feet (plus shared bathroom)

 

Room #6 – Second Floor, Vance Hotel

This unique room is located upstairs on the northern end of the Vance Hotel overlooking Old Fiorella Street. It features furnishings and décor sympathetic to the late 1800s, such as warmly painted walls, comfortable carpeting in tan and black, a wardrobe, and nightstand. A short hallway leads to the bathroom, which is shared with Room 6. Guests can enjoy beautiful scenery while relaxing on the porch in rocking chairs.

  • Rate is $120 per night
  • Maximum capacity is two people
  • Rooms 5 & 6 are available as a suite for $180 per night
  • Room 6 is 135 square feet (plus shared bathroom)

 

Room #7 – Ground Floor, Vance House

This room is furnished to be sympathetic to the period 1920-1940 when the Lawler family arrived on site and began making renovations and improvements. It features pine floors, a comfortable rug, dresser, and nightstand as well as a nice view of the river bottom and mill dam. Across the hallway is the bathroom that is shared with Room #8.  Down the hall, breakfast is served in the Vance House parlor. With the exclusion of breakfast hours (8-10 a.m.), the adjacent Riverside Parlor is available as a sitting area for all guests staying at the inn.

  • Rate is $120 per night
  • Maximum capacity is two people
  • Rooms 7 & 8 are available as a suite for $180 per night
  • At-grade access
  • Room 7 is 135 square feet (plus shared bathroom)

 

Room #8 – Ground Floor, Vance House

This room is furnished to be sympathetic to the period 1920-1940 when the Lawler family arrived on site and began making renovations and improvements. It features pine floors, a comfortable rug, dresser, and nightstand as well as a nice view of the river bottom and mill dam. Across the hallway is the bathroom that is shared with Room #7. Down the hall, breakfast is served in the Vance House parlor. With the exclusion of breakfast hours (8-10 a.m.), the adjacent Riverside Parlor is available as a sitting area for all guests staying at the inn.

  • Rate is $120 per night
  • Maximum capacity is two people
  • Rooms 7 & 8 are available as a suite for $180 per night
  • At-grade access
  • Room 8 is 130 square feet (plus shared bathroom)

 

Full Inn Rental  Vance Hotel & House, Rooms #1-8

All eight rooms of Landmark Inn's bed-and-breakfast may be rented all together at a reduced rate. Book a full-inn rental well in advance to ensure availability.

  • Rate is $750 per night
  • Maximum capacity is 16 people

 

Ruth Lawler Conference Room – Vance House

This room is available for day-use facility rentals and an ideal venue for parties, meetings, showers, or receptions. The Vance House basement features a spacious room with exposed beams and rafters with hand-hewn cypress support columns. The mill dam and river bottom are visible through double French doors. Tables and chairs included.

  • Rate is $200 for four-hour block
  • Maximum capacity is 49 people
  • Full restroom and limited kitchenette
  • Linens available for additional fee
  • No restrictions on catering or other third-party services

 

Riverside Parlor – Vance House, Ground Floor

The Vance House parlor is the commons area onsite where all guests may enjoy morning breakfast or engage in fellowship after hours. The space is also available for day-use rental depending on site scheduling. Antique tables and chairs offer ample seating alonside buffets and china cabinets. Views of the gristmill, river bottom, and mill dam can be enjoyed from the parlor balcony or patio. 

  • Rate is $200 for four-hour block
  • Maximum capacity is 25 people, seating for 16
  • Patio on the west side of the house features wrought iron tables and chairs for pleasant mornings outdoors
  • Rent entire Vance House (parlor, 2-rooms, restoom, and kitchenette), rate is $450

 

Grounds

The grounds at Landmark Inn may be rented for after-hours private events. Rentals during business hours may be made, but must accommodate regular operations.

Landmark Inn is the ideal location for private parties, receptions, and outdoor wedding ceremonies.

Several boutique locations are flexible for multiple needs and uses.

  • Rate is $200 for four-hour block
  • Maximum capacity for seating is 100 people
  • 20-stall parking lot and limited on street parking
  • Access to public restrooms
  • Tables, chairs, and linens available for additional fee
  • No restrictions on catering or other third-party services

Courtyard

  • Surrounded by historic buildings the courtyard is our most iconic space
  • The articulated ruins of the stable, kitchen, and dining hall add additional seating

 

Grove

  • This space is shaded most times of the day all year round
  • The flat ground is ideal for dance, fairs, receptions, and more
  • Convenient to the on-street parking along Florence Street and the public restrooms

People learning Alsatian dancing in the shade of the grove at Landmark Inn State Historic Site

Mill West

  • Our most intimate setting popular with weddings and other ceremonies
  • Long and narrow field under old-growth trees is sheltered nicely from Texas winds
  • Adjacent to the 1854 Haass-Quintle Mill

Medina Meadow

  • The large grassy grounds are adjacent to the iconic 1854 dam
  • Shady generally during morning hours and full sun in the afternoon
  • Served by the old road from the Medina River Ford up the hill to the city
  • This outdoor space closest to the 20-stall parking lot

The Island

  • Our venue most secluded from the hubub of highways and modern intrusions
  • Large forest-and-meadow alluvial plain between the Medina River and the mill's tail race
  • Superb open spaces are ideal for large scale games, gatherings, fairs, and more
  • The Island has a number of short and shady trails to stroll

Reservation Calendar

Check this reservation calendar for date and room availability. If a room is already reserved, it will not appear in the calendar. When you are ready to make a reservation, call 1-830-931-2133.


Policies

Reservations

Landmark Inn State Historic Site is staffed during regular business hours. 

The Historic Hotel functions are part of the learning program of the site. Overnight stays provide an immersive learning experience for unique insights to the past. There are no televisions or telephones in the rooms. The front desk is staffed during regular business hours (if you need extra items, please plan ahead). 

Reservations must be placed at least two days in advance. We are unable to accept same-day reservations. Reservations cannot be accepted outside of regular business hours.

No more than two people may stay overnight per room. Additional people arriving with your party will need their own room - depending on availability Landmark Inn may not have an additional room. Surcharges may apply.

To place a reservation, look at the calendar above to see which rooms may be available, and then call 830-931-2133.

Check-in/Check-out

Check-in: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.  *Late or early check-in must be arranged in advance.
Check-out: 11 a.m.

Cancellations

Reservations may be cancelled up to 72 hours in advance of the day of arrival. If cancelled within 72 hours of arrival, one night stay will be charged.

No Smoking Policy

Landmark Inn State Historic Site does not allow smoking anywhere on the historic site, including the grounds, except in designated areas. A surcharge of $250 will be assessed to any guest room that has evidence of smoking.

Pet Policy

No pets are allowed overnight at the Landmark Inn State Historic Site. Pets are allowed on the grounds during daylight hours provided their owners clean up after them.