Kraemer Design Group completes redesign of Holiday Inn San Antonio Riverwalk

Detroit-based Kraemer Design Group, PLC (KDG) has announced the completion of a custom architectural and interior redesign of the Holiday Inn San Antonio-Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas. The renovation cost totaled $13 million.

The 23-story, 313-room Holiday Inn San Antonio-Riverwalk is the first property nationally to introduce Intercontinental Hotel Group’s (IHG) “Breeze” standard room design scheme, centered on modern and open layouts with a clean aesthetic. The Holiday Inn is a part of the San Antonio-Riverwalk’s historic district.

To update the appearance of the hotel, which first opened in 1987 to meet IHG’s 2013 brand standards, KDG tackled a number of design challenges, including closing in balconies to increase square footage in the guestrooms and restructuring the multi-tiered restaurant to become more handicap accessible.


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KDG is also leading IHG’s development of a new food and beverage concept called “Burger Bar,” with a prototype currently under construction in Atlanta.

With experience in the hospitality industry, KDG has also designed creative spaces in boutique hotel properties nationally and executed similar projects for Marriott and Aloft brands.

Detroit-based KDG is an architecture, interior design and creative firm with nearly 20 years of experience in historic renovation and architectural consulting.