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JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa

Hotel Contact:
23808 Resort Pkwy
Suite 310
San Antonio, Texas 78261
United States
Main: 210-403-3434
Email: Email Hotel Dave Duncan
Director of Sales & Marketing: Dave Duncan
Elite Rating
Planner Rating: 4.7
Chain Marriott International
Opened 2010
Guest Rooms 1,002
Kings/Suites/Doubles 457 / 85 / 460
Room Rates High $259 - 389 Low $209 - 279
High Season High Season Low Season Low Season Shoulder Season Shoulder Season
Ideal Group Size 900
Max Group Size 1002


Resort Fee $35
Room Tax 16%
Sales Tax 7.52%

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Meeting Space

Largest Meeting Room 40,500ft²
Indoor Meeting Space 120,000ft²
Indoor/Outdoor Meeting Space 265,000ft²

Airport Proximity

San Antonio International Airport
20 min 12 miles (19 km)


FedEx Office
Business center; meetings and events staff; communications and audiovisual equipment; property-wide Wi-Fi.


36 holes of championship golf
teaching academy
and 20-acre practice facility; nine-acre water park with multiple pools
and lazy- and active-river rides; destination spa; fitness center; two tennis courts; biking
and walking trails; Segway rentals; children’s programs; and a wide choice of dining options.


San Antonio Riverwalk
The Alamo
San Antonio Missions National Historical Park
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio Zoo
San Antonio Botanical Garden
AT&T Center
SeaWorld San Antonio
Six Flags Fiesta Texas
Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch
and Natural Bridge Caverns.
Onsite Dining: Capacity
18 Oaks
club fare
Cibolo Moon
casual Texas cuisine
Crooked Branch
modern American cuisine
High Velocity
sports bar
Replenish Spa Bistro
spa cuisine
Rivertop Grill
regional cuisine

F&B Averages:

Breakfast Buffet $44 Cont. $30
Lunch Buffet $49 Plated $46
Dinner Buffet $125 Plated $110
Coffee Break $20
2-Hour Open Bar N/A
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Capacity Charts
Room Name Total Square Meters Room Size(meters) Ceiling Height (meters) Total Square Feet Room Size (feet) Ceiling Height (feet) Classroom Theater Banquet 10 Reception Conference U-Shape H-Square 10 x 10s
Breakout Rooms Salon 1-18, each 86 11.3 x 38.4 8 925 37 x 126 25 60 100 90 100 36 32 N/A N/A
Cibolo Canyon Ballroom N/A N/A N/A 21,120 220 x 96 22 1,200 2,100 1,700 3,550 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Exhibit Ballroom A 1,015 27.7 x 36.6 8 10,920 91 x 120 26 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Exhibit Ballroom B & C, each 1,338 36.6 x 36.6 8 14,400 120 x 120 26 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
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The Ideal Destination for Group Events
Posted February 1, 2014
Situated in the legendary Texas Hill Country, JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort &
Spa is surrounded by 600 acres of magnificent oak groves, picturesque rolling hills, meandering creeks and perennial southern sunshine, all just minutes away from San Antonio. This enchanting resort is the perfect setting for your corporate meeting or group retreat. Designed to host events of all sizes, the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa offers the largest flexible event space in the region, with more than 140,000 square feet of space designed with the latest audiovisual technology. The resort’s 1,002 rooms including 85 suites, reflect the authentic style and hospitality of the Texas Hill Country.

The ultimate in luxury awaits you at the world-class Lantana Spa or on our golf greens at the PGA Tour’s newest golf club, TPC San Antonio. Indulge in a tempting array of flavors our culinary team custom creates for you and your guests. Whether you are planning a major association conference, corporate reception, team building retreat or reward trip, our group sales and event specialists take great pride in understanding your vision so we can create a completely tailor-made event.

Unique Event Features
Marriott Certified Event Consultants – From the opening reception to the final farewell, expert
planning creates picture-perfect events
Special packages feature world-class spa treatments or PGA Tour golf
Outdoor receptions with stunning Hill Country venues overlooking tree-lined vistas
Indoor meeting rooms, beautifully appointed conference space and fully equipped exhibit areas
with options to configure as large or as small as needed
Premier lighting and sound to create ambience or full entertainment
Butler passed water with seasonal fruit garnish for outdoor events during warm weather months
Sophisticated catering menus to reward both the palate and budget
Chilled towel service to keep guests fresh and cool on sunny days

Event Facility Options
• 40,000-square-foot Grand Oaks Ballroom
• 21,000-square-foot Cibolo Canyon Ballroom
• 40,000-square-foot Exhibit Hall
• 20,000 square feet of space in 19 breakout rooms

Sunday House
The resort offers unique facilities such as a traditional Hill Country Sunday House offering 1,200 square feet of dining or entertaining space. Sunday houses were small second homes historically built by German-American farmers and ranchers who came to town on Saturday for supplies and spent the night for worship services the next day. The JW Marriott Sunday House honors this local tradition as a charming one story, free standing building accented with limestone walls, a metal roof, wood floors, an indoor fireplace, paned windows and spectacular Hill Country views. The facility is perfect for special dinners or luncheons.

Three Outdoor Entertaining Options
Distinct outdoor venues ranging from 8,000 to 30,000 square feet offer three incomparable experiences. Just outside the conference center, guests can enjoy 23,000-square-foot lawns customizable for outdoor dining and entertaining. At the heart of the resort lies the largest outdoor venue: a 30,000-square-foot lawn accented by limestone waterfalls, fireplaces, views of the rolling hills, the 1st hole of the AT&T Canyons Course and a canopy of beautiful skies. For unique events al fresco, a trellised pavilion framed by majestic oak trees, fountains, views of the 18th hole of the AT&T Oaks Course and a private scenic overlook.

The Ultimate Golf Experience
TPC San Antonio opened for play in 2010 as the newest addition to the PGA TOUR Tournament Players Club (TPC) Network of clubs. The club, situated on 2,800 rolling acres of beautiful Texas Hill Country, hosts the Valero Texas Open and the AT&T Championship, making it one of three places in the world hold two PGA events a year. The club is private and only accessible to members and guests of the Resort.

Relaxation and Rejuvenation
Everyone deserves a day of rejuvenation. The resort 26,000-square-foot Lantana Spa’s 30
treatment rooms, including two couple’s treatment suites. A complete fitness center and movement studio features the latest in cardio-training equipment, free weights, and stationary weight training equipment as well as yoga and other fitness classes. Between treatments, guests will enjoy the peaceful serenity of the spa’s heated, lagoon-like pool, healthy refreshments at Replenish Spa Bistro or finding the perfect indulgence at the spa’s boutique.

Exhilarating Water Features for the Entire Family
Guests of all ages will enjoy the River Bluff Water Experience, which includes a 650-foot rapid river ride, three water slides, and a 1,100-foot long lazy river. In addition, there are children’s pools, a serene adult pool, hot and cold plunge pools, whirlpools and an expansive activity pool. Guests don’t have to wait for summer for the ultimate in outdoor fun and relaxation. All outdoor water features are heated during cool weather months for year-round enjoyment.

JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa Selects GM
Posted March 9, 2009
The new JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, currently under construction and slated to open March 2010, has named Arthur Coulombe as general manager. Coulombe comes to the Resort from his previous role as Area General Manager of the San Antonio Marriott Hotels.

Coulombe has devoted his 25-year career to Marriott International, including his successful seven-year tenure managing all Marriott properties in the San Antonio market. Coulombes expertise and demonstrated success in hotel sales and marketing, will help him meet the challenge of managing the worlds largest JW Marriott resort and the companys first-ever Texas JW Marriott property.

This is an unparalleled project for the San Antonio region, for the State of Texas and for Marriott International, Coulombe said. The JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spas impressive size and magnificent amenities are world-class. It will bring new visitors from all over the globe to experience the beauty of the Texas Hill Country, and further establish our citys reputation for luxury destination travel and world class sports and recreation. I am truly honored to be serving the San Antonio community and JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts as we prepare for the opening of this grand property.

The JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa will boast 1,002 richly appointed guest rooms with expansive views of the Hill Country terrain and more than 140,000 square feet of exhibit hall and meeting space. The Resort will feature a six-acre water park, a 26,000-square-foot spa, two PGA 18-hole Tournament Players Club (TPC) golf courses designed by Pete Dye and Greg Norman, and seven restaurant and lounge options. In addition, the resorts Green Initiatives, which includes ecologically- friendly lightening and energy technologies, extensive use of recycled building materials, a closed-loop run-off water system for the golf courses, and a 100 acre bird sanctuary, will help ensure that the facility is amongst the most green resort properties anywhere in the world.

Coulombes commitment to the community goes well beyond his management of the local Marriott hotels. He is immediate past president of the Greater San Antonio Hotel / Motel Association, founder and current member of the Executive Committee of the San Antonio Tourism Council, president of the Board of Trustees of the Southwest School of Art and Craft, president of Junior Achievement of South Texas and chairman of the Tourism Commission of the San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau.

This is an outstanding city with so much to offer our citizens as well as guests. Coulombe said. We are truly fortunate to live in an area steeped in rich culture, heritage and natural beauty. This is an exciting time in our citys growth and I look forward to introducing new travelers to the region.

Opening in March 2010, the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa will bring a new level of luxury to the legendary Texas Hill Country. The resort is Marriott Internationals first resort in Texas to carry the JW Marriott brand. Located less than 20 minutes from San Antonio International Airport, the Resort will offer world class accommodations, convention facilities and amenities. For more information, visit

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts is Marriott International's distinctive luxury brand appealing to business and leisure travelers who appreciate and value authenticity, anticipatory but unobtrusive personal service, delectable dining experiences and elegantly informal surroundings. With award winning spas and enhanced fitness centers, this brand is particularly favored by seasoned travelers who want to maintain their personal well-being while traveling. There are currently 42 JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts operating in 20 countries, with another 23 properties expected to open over the next 48 months, bringing the total number of hotels to more than 60 hotels in 24 countries. For more information on JW Marriott Hotels & resorts, visit
JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa Announces Pre-Opening Sales Office and Appointment of Veteran Sales Team
Posted November 14, 2008
For Immediate Release
October 2, 2007

(SAN ANTONIO, TX) " Ready to showcase all the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa will offer guests, groups and conventions, a veteran sales team from Marriott properties across the nation have converged in San Antonio. Mike Witt, Emily Moothart and Darlene Wood will lead JW Marriotts pre-opening sales and marketing team. The office is located at 1717 North Loop 1604 East, Suite 310.

Mike Witt " Director of Sales
Mike will lead the sales team as director of group sales for the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa. He joined Marriott in 1997 and has held the position of director of group sales at the Albuquerque Marriott, Dallas Marriott Quorum and San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter/Riverwalk. Mike is a graduate of Southwest Texas State University with a BBA in Marketing.

Emily Moothart " Senior Account Executive
Emily will work in the Washington DC market as a senior account executive representing the Resort for the East Coast corporate and association markets. She began her Marriott career in 1989 as a sales coordinator with the Residence Inn Atlanta Midtown. She quickly moved up within Residence Inns in Atlanta and St. Louis before taking on the director of sales reigns at the Residence Inn Atlanta Buckhead. Later, she held various sales positions at the Tampa Airport Marriott, Tampa Waterside Marriott Hotel and the Portland Marriott Downtown. In 2002, Emily moved to the Denver Marriott City Center to specialize in the Washington DC Association market.

Darlene Wood " Senior Account Executive
Darlene will work in the Chicago area as a senior account executive representing the Resort in the Midwest. Her 20-year career with Marriott began in the companys Chicago national sales office. Steadily progressing up the company ranks, she became the director of the National Catering & Videoconferencing office (now known as EventCom) in 1992. Before joining the pre-opening sales team for JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, Darlene worked remote in Chicago for the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa as well as the Southwestern Resort team and successfully placed programs into Camelback Inn, Mountain Shadows, McDowell Mountains & the Scottsdale Renaissance.

With a sales team of this caliber in place, great things are expected and we look forward to an exciting opening in 2010,said Mike Kass, Director of Sales and Marketing for JW Marriott.

The 1,002-room JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa will open in March 2010. The Resorts numerous amenities will include two 18-hole Tournament Players Clubs (TPC) golf courses designed by two of the most respected forces in the golf industry, Pete Dye and Greg Norman.

The Resort will also feature more than 140,000 square feet of customizable indoor space, three distinctive outdoor spaces and a 26,000 square foot rejuvenation spa offering 30 treatment rooms. Restaurants, boutique shopping and water features that combine a 650 foot rapid river ride, slides and an 1,100 foot long lazy river with childrens and adults pools, and whirlpools are also among the resorts other highlights.