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Containing the main campus of University of Texas at San Antonio, the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the Northwest Campus of the University of the Incarnate Word, Northwest is a draw for students in the San Antonio area.

The Medical Center District is also a part of this suburban community, which is the location of the South Texas Medical Center. A bustling business hub as well, USAA, Valero and NuStar Energy are among the major corporations located here.

It’s not all business and academics in this part of town: Six Flags Fiesta Texas is also located here, offering thrill rides and fun. Shopping is anchored by the national chains and local shops at The Shops at La Cantera.

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Economy Hotels

Comfort Inn Fiesta Park Area

6755 1604 W, San Antonio, TX 78249

The comfort Inn of Fiesta Texas is both affordable for business traveler and family alike. The hotel is conveniently located near such attractions as Botanical Gardens and the San Antonio Zoo.

American Restaurants

Kona Grill

15900 La Cantera Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78256

Contemporary American/Sushi. Diversity is the name of the game at Kona Grill in San Antonio. Mainstream American cuisine, internationally influenced fare and an award-winning selection of sushi populate the lofty menu in this fun and casually elegant res

Amusement Parks

Six Flags Fiesta Texas

17000 IH 10, San Antonio, TX 78257

Check out Six Flag's hottest new ride, Tony Hawk's Big Spin. This is your chance to defy gravity like the legend himself. Enjoy the free waterpark or relax and catch an award-winning show. Six Flags Fiesta Texas is located just 15 minutes from downtown S


Bob's Steak & Chop House

5815 Rim Pass Drive, San Antonio, TX 78257

Bob's Steak & Chop House is San Antonio's newest prime steak house, located at the RIM. Our steaks are prime, our portions big, and our drinks stiff.

Mediterranean Restaurants


17103 La Cantera Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78256

San Antonio debut of Celebrity Chef Stephan Pyles, pioneer of New American Cuisine and founding Father of Southwestern Cuisine.


Staybridge Suites San Antonio Nw Medical Center

4320 Spectrum One, San Antonio, TX 78230

We are conveniently located on the Northwest side of San Antonio and are just minutes from USAA, UTSA, South Texas Medical Center, and Fiesta Texas. Our hotel offers 3 different suite types: Studio, One-bedroom, and Two-bedroom/Two bath. Each suite comes

Economy Hotels

Rodeway Inn At Six Flags

19793 I 10 W, San Antonio, TX 78257

The Roadway Inn at Six Flags is located a few miles from Six Flags. This hotel is very budget efficient, and perfect for the cash strapped traveler. Guests are provided with satellite TV and premium channels, with their choice of king or full sized beds.


Eilan Hotel Resort & Spa

17103 La Cantera Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78256

With a stay at Eilan Hotel Resort & Spa in San Antonio you'll be minutes from Six Flags Fiesta Texas and The Rim Shopping Center. This 4-star resort is within close proximity of University of Texas-San Antonio and Friedrich Wilderness Park.

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