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La Quinta Riverwalk

If you’re looking for a last minute double room there are rooms available at the La Quinta Riverwalk. A 5-minute walk from the HBG Convention Center. The rate is $139/night (normally $179). Breakfast is included. There are 20 rooms left so act fast.
From LQ on reservations instructions.
Reservations will be made by: on or before 08/20/2018
Reservations Department #: 866-527-1498 option #1
Hotel: La Quinta Inns & Suites San Antonio Riverwalk (property #0501)
Group Name: San Japan 2018
Please be prepared to provide credit card information to guarantee reservations.
Or by contacting our sales coordinator Mario Hernandez by email at or directly at #210.222.9181 (option 2)


San Japan XI (2018) will be located at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio Grand Hyatt Hotel & Marriott Riverwalk hotel in downtown San Antonio, Texas. It will be happening on August 31st – September 2nd, 2018 during Labor Day Weekend. The Convention Center is directly next door to the Grand Hyatt. The hotel is nearby the Rivercenter Mall. Inside the Rivercenter Mall is a large food court with a large variety of low-cost eateries (less than 5 minute walk from the convention). Everything is at the heart of famous River Walk with the famous Alamo a short walk from the hotel.

Grand Hyatt and HBG Convention Center


Hotel Addresses & Phone Numbers

San Antonio Grand Hyatt

600 East Market Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205 USA
Phone: 1-210-224-1234

[Directly next to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center]
Marriott Riverwalk

889 East Market Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205 USA
Phone: 1-210-224-4555

[Directly across from the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and Grand Hyatt]
Marriott Rivercenter Hotel

101 Bowie Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205 USA
Phone: (210) 223-1000

[Closest hotel to the Rivercenter Mall, less than 2 blocks from the Convention location]

[Google Maps]
It is located right off of Hwy 281/37 near the Alamodome. This is about a mile from the IH35 & Hwy 281 Intersection.
The entire convention will be located in multiple locations: San Japan will take place in Hall 3 & 4 within the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention along with connecting panel rooms on 3 floors. There will be actives in the 3rd & 4th floor of the Grand Hyatt plus the 2nd floor of the Marriott Riverwalk Hotel. We will have over 450,000 square feet of combined function space to use in 2018.
Hotel Information

San Antonio Grand Hyatt


San Japan has negotiated a fantastic convention hotel room rates starting at $149/night (normal daily rate is $189-$249/night) at the Grand Hyatt. There is free Wi-Fi within the San Antonio Grand Hyatt in all hotel rooms.
You will be able to reserve a room between August 29th, 2018 through September 4th 2018 at the convention rate if you want to arrive early or stay a couple days afterward.

Hyatt Hotel Rate
1 person - $149/night+tax
2 people - $149/night+tax
3 people - $174/night+tax
4 people - $199/night+tax
Deluxe King (larger than a regular room) - $209/night+tax
Deluxe Double (larger than a regular room) - $209-$259/night+tax

We have sold out this room block every year since moving our room block to the Grand Hyatt in 2012 and we anticipate to sell out the Grand Hyatt once again. While the cut-off date is in late July this block has always filled up by late spring or earlier. Double bed reservations will be the first ones snapped up and are usually all reserved by early March or sooner. Be sure to read the FAQ below which answers the most frequently asked questions that we’ve received over the years.
The San Antonio Grand Hyatt is a pet-friendly hotel. There is a $100 charge to bring your pet and they must have a three-day notice. See the Grand Hyatt pet policy page for more details. All pet questions will need to be directed to Grand Hyatt as we can not answer the questions on policy.
Hotel Check-In Time: 4:00PM.
Hotel Check-Out Time: 12:00PM.

Marriott Riverwalk

This year we have reserved blocks in two of the Marriott hotels closest to the convention center. The closest is the Marriott Riverwalk located at 889 East Market Street, San Antonio, TX, 78205, USA. This is directly across the street from the Grand Hyatt and HBG Convention Center.
The Marriott Rivercenter is behind the Marriott Riverwalk hotel and connected to the Rivercenter Mall located at 101 Bowie Street, San Antonio, TX, 78205, USA. The rate for rooms are starting at $155/night for a standard Double/King rooms (normal rate $259-$310/night). We have a limited number of rooms allocated to us at both hotels. The cut-off date is early August 2018. 
Hotel Check-In Time: 4:00PM.
Hotel Check-Out Time: 12:00PM.


Marriott Hotel Rate
1 person - $155/nigh+tax
2 people - $155/night+tax
3 people - $175night+tax
4 people - $195/night+tax

We will not be inquiring with nearby hotels for discount room rates until all 3 host hotels are at 100% sold out.

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Hotel FAQ 2018


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