Comfort Inn & Suites Airport
8640 Crownhill Blvd.
San Antonio, TX 78209
Phone: (210) 249-2000
Fax: (210) 249-2010
At first glance, this bookshop looks more like a private home than a store. You almost feel like an intruder walking onto the peaceful, plant-covered deck. Once you're inside, however, there is no doubt that this is a high-quality book dealer. Every title seems to have been chosen with utmost care and the staff is friendly and very knowledgeable about the stock. The two-story building is clean and airy and it is filled with religious gifts and handcrafted crosses. The selection of children's books is of an especially high quality and there is also a small selection of stuffed toys, craft projects and videos. Adult books cover all aspects of faith and spirituality.
This small men's resale clothing store boasts a remarkable inventory of quality brand name fashions. Suits, ties, dress shirts, casual attire, overcoats and accessories fill the racks at prices far below retail. Many a businessman has sauntered into a high-level meeting wearing a discounted Armani suit from this shop with none the wiser. Second Looks is a great resource for men who like to look like a million dollars, but don't want to spend it.
San Antonio's source for natural foods and herbal and holistic remedies for more than 20 years, the Nacogdoches store was the first one in the small chain to open. The store shows evidence of its age, but the produce and meats are fresh, and the displays are kept clean and filled with items. Expect to encounter at least a half-dozen stockers filling the shelves whenever you visit. The store is a neighborhood favorite and offers frequent discounts and sales on seasonal fruits and vegetables. The quality of the produce is superior to that of most grocery stores, as are the organic meats as well as the fresh breads and pastries from the bakery. Sin Harvest stocks a wide variety of dry goods in its bulk section; the bins are continually refilled, and the prices are reasonable. There are organic, soy and additive-free cereals, chips and drinks, as well. The store also carries a large selection of vitamins, herbs and alternative health medicines, and the staff is knowledgeable and willing to help the customer make an informed purchase. Aromatherapy and homeopathy oils and herbal products are available, too.
If you need an extra-special gift for yourself or someone you love, you are sure to find it in this exquisite store. Stroll through the selection of fine antiques, beautiful estate jewelry, hard-to-find collectible items and fine art pieces and you'll feel as though you have entered another world. You'll find collectible pieces by Meissen, Continental, Dreseden and Halcyon circa the 18th century, just to mention a few. Not only that, the estate jewelry collection will take your breath away. Stop by this store or visit the downtown store located in the famous Menger Hotel for a pleasant shopping experience.
It's hard to imagine that the upper crust of discount designer clothing stores would be nestled in the heart of one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in the city. But even the rich like a good deal. This store boasts an impressive inventory of name-brand clothing and merchandise at below-retail prices. Whether you need a last minute party gift, a frilly dress for your daughter or a new pair of shoes, you'll find it here. And if the airline lost your luggage, you can even pick up a new suit for that big client meeting.
Adelante Boutique blends chic style with a little bit of funk. The clothing and jewelry draw women from all over town. The soft fabrics and easy lines of the clothing are the epitome of comfort, and the unusual jewelry designs add flair to any outfit. Many a home is decorated with "antiqued" crosses, distressed wood candlesticks, picture frames, candles and other items from the store's home accessories collection. The shop's appealing inventory has saved its share of men from gift-giving quandaries.
Kay Jewelers offers their customers a range of elegantly designed pieces that have been crafted from a variety of materials, including gold, silver, and stainless steel, embellished with diamonds and coloured gemstones of exceptional quality. There are few gifts that capture memories and cherished moments as aptly as jewelry often does. Whether it be your daughter's 16th birthday, your wedding or graduation, Kay offers a selection of customizable jewelry to perfectly capture those treasured memories. While Kay is known for their finely crafted and exquisite jewelry, they are best known for a collection titled "Charmed Memories" which consists of a selection of beautiful charms created using precious metals and gemstones. With such a vast and adaptable collection, you are sure to find something that perfectly fits your taste at Kay Jewelers.
World-renowned for classic Western boots and outstanding workmanship, Lucchese was established in San Antonio in 1883. There are hundreds of boots to choose from in both domestic and exotic leathers, various styles and numerous colors. Now with a beautiful store in the Alamo Quarry Market shopping center, you can choose not only boots, but also belts, Western clothing and accessories from the store's vast and tempting inventory.
San Antonio's newest shopping hot spot is a former cement plant, now renovated into a ready mix of shopping, dining and entertainment. Anchor stores include Old Navy, Bed Bath & Beyond and Whole Earth Provisions. The centerpiece is the enormous Quarry Market Movie Theater, which features more than eight screens with first-run selections. Enjoy specialty shopping at Restoration Hardware, Whole Foods Grocery or Pottery Barn. After dining at one of the center's restaurants, which include J. Alexander's and California Pizza Kitchen, be sure to enjoy a scoop of Amy's Ice Cream. This is a sprawling and diverse shopping center where you're sure to find whatever you want or need.
This tiny toyshop goes way beyond carrying just the usual stuffed animals and games. The emphasis is on toys that teach and kids go crazy over the selection. Its inventory includes everything from infant and toddler toys to electronic gadgets that make teenage boys salivate. The prices are reasonable and they offer free gift-wrapping service on the spot—great if you're a last-minute shopper on the way to a party. Take advantage of the store's frequency card program—the more you purchase the quicker you earn discounts on future purchases.
The store isn't as dull as its name. And in fact, you won't find a hammer or nails anywhere in this store. You will find everything from contemporary drawer pulls and light fixtures to funky little knick-knacks and home decor items. The inventory is very high design and minimalist in style, with lots of stainless steel, sterling silver, textured fabrics. While most of the offerings are priced rather high, someone on a budget could still find just the right touch needed to perk up any room in the house. If you're in San Antonio during late fall, be sure to stop in and check out the Christmas selections. Last year's tin toy tree ornaments were something to see!
Designed and created in the Texas Hill Country, James Avery's jewelry has a distinctive flair that is instantly recognizable by Texas natives and coveted far and wide by jewelry lovers. Avery is best known for incorporating Christian iconography in his designs, but secular imagery is just as prevalent. Other locations in San Antonio include Ingram Park Mall (+1 210 681 6766), Rolling Oaks Mall (+1 210 651 9180) and Stanley Square (+1 210 342 3412). Avery also does a booming business through his mail order catalog; any of the store locations can add you to the mailing list.