Joske House Bed and Breakfast
San Antonio, Texas
he Joske House is a grand nineteenth-century home built by San Antonio mercantilist Alexander Joske. He obviously intended that his wife should keep house in high style as he provided her with the latest in conveniences and beauty. The latest renovation, completed in 1990 removed none of the original parquet floors, chandeliers, paneling or stained glass but added many modern comforts such as air-conditioning.
The location that Mr. Joske chose, the corner of Beauregard and King William, is very convenient for touring San Antonio today. You can leave the house, stroll around the venerable historic district, out into Southtown where galleries and popular restaurants abound or sample the ample amenities of all of downtown San Antonio. All are within a short walk.
Located upstairs and furnished with an 1860's half canopy bed (Queen size) made in New Orleans. Other furnishings in this large, comfortable room are turn of the century and beautifully restored. It has a private bath with a tub as well as a separate shower stall. ($175 per night plus tax)
Also located upstairs, and has a queen-size bed and early 1900's furnishings. This room has a private bath with a shower in the tub. ($150 per night plus tax)
Located downstairs and filled with antique golden oak furniture. The private bath is one step into the hallway. ($150 per night plus tax)
Nestled behind the grand house with expansive windows peeking out over a trellised hedge of Loquat, Pecan and pomegranate trees these suites have historic charm, garden patios and a comfortable feeling of privacy.
Large two bedroom, one bath former chauffeur's quarters occupies the second floor. Full kitchen. Queen Bed and twins. ($195 per night plus tax)
In the carriage house an elegant one bedroom one bath with saltillo tile floors and grand sitting area. Full kitchen. Queen bed. ($175 per night)
An ample breakfast includes pastries, fruit, cereal, milk, juice and coffee.
Innkeeper: Jessie Simpson
Mailing Address: 241 King William
San Antonio, Texas 78204
Reservations: (210) 271-0706
Price Range: $150 to $195 per night
Payment: Cash, PayPal, Discover, check or travelers check accecpted
Check-in: 4-6 pm
Check-out: 12 noon
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