Distinctive whitewashed and tile-roofed chain offers convenience and consistency.. In Short Since opening its first location next to the San Antonio World's Fair in 1968, this hotel has become synonymous with consistency and reasonable rates. Room conveniences include data port phones with voice mail, free high-speed Internet, work spaces, coffeemakers, irons, hair dryers and premium TV channels. Budget-conscious travelers will appreciate free continental breakfast and free stays for kids under 18. Two-room suites include separate sitting and sleeping areas and a recliner or pull-out sofa.