Camino Real Senior

Offers Assisted Living and Adult Day Care

19 Reviews
4415 Rio D'Oro, San Antonio, TX 78233
Call (800) 385-2527
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October 19, 2015

By Caring Daughter28

I visited this facility

Emeritus was kind of old and rundown. I don’t like it, though it was more affordable than the others. I think they charge more for medical management and laundry, which we didn’t like. Kitchenette was very small. When you walk in, the first thing you see is what looks like a bathroom sink and I thought that’s not very nice to have a sink there and there was none in the kitchen, not much counter space. It looks like a free standing bathroom sink that maybe look like a hospital room. This place had a really nice staff member also and very informative.

December 29, 2014

By Paula39

I visited this facility

Amber Oaks is an assisted living facility which has little apartments. They provide meals and monitor your medications. They were really nice and friendly when I went to go see them. I had a friend who moved out of a nursing home over to that place. So that is how I heard about it. There are two rooms where they can occupy. One has a door and an open area with a curtain in front of it. So if one person will rent it as a single unit, that part would be the living room, and the other would be the bedroom. There's a coffee pot and a little refrigerator, but the meals are served in the dining room. You could either do your own medications, or they can take care of that for you. It depends on how independent you are. As for activities, they do their nails and play a lot of bingo. They had a little garage sale where the residents sell things in the common area. People were really nice. What I'd like is having a room with just two people in it and not too small like a hospital room. There is a lot more privacy than what you think would be in a nursing home.

October 16, 2014

By Rebecca27

I visited this facility

Emeritus is fine, but it wouldn’t be the place where I would put my mom. The staff was very nice and friendly, and I took the tour of the facility. The atmosphere was more like a nursing home or like a hospital. They have a place for reading, games, and a bus service. The rooms were like little small rooms, and there was just one window.

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August 13, 2014

By Caring5803

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Emeritus at Amber Oaks is less expensive and much closer to my home. The staff seemed to be fine. My mother has only been there since June 1st. Her room is really nice. She likes the food. I like the fact that she has a larger room. Even though they have a planned menu, if she does not want what is on there, she can order something else if she wants.

April 22, 2014

By Caring82975450

I visited this facility

I had looked at Emeritus at Amber Oaks, and for me this facility seemed a little bit old looking, but the staff were very nice to me. It was a very nice tour, but I was worried that it was too big for what I was looking for, for my dad. I was looking for a smaller facility where he could get a little more personalized attention.

April 30, 2013

By mattoli2


Visited with a friend that was looking for assisted living .My concern was the smoking allowed on the only out side patio I saw. Also some smoking at entrance. Otherwise seems to be a very nice place.

April 17, 2013

By Neil1

I am a friend or relative of a resident

It's nice at Emeritus at Amber Oaks. The food is good and the staff is exceptional. There are no issues with the facility at all. However, my mom has developed dementia so I may need to move her to a memory-care facility. I would definitely look at other Emeritus facilities because they are run very well. I think Emeritus at Amber Oaks probably needs a little bit of a facelift outside of the rooms. My mother's apartment is excellent, but the facility in general needs a facelift.

March 21, 2013

By Elaine6

I am a friend or relative of a resident

The environment at The Emeritus is more like a nursing home. The Director was very nice and informative. The rooms were smaller and comparable to a hospital room.

August 16, 2012

By caring7262

I visited this facility

We took a tour of the place and it did seem nice. But I guess the fact that it caters more to the seniors, so my sister, who's 39, was looking for something more to her age group; that was the only drawback. Everything else looks pretty good and I like the different services that they provide in there. The staff was good and friendly. The place does look decent. The rooms are just a little bit small but everything else looked in good standards. The facility did appear to be very clean. The only thing I didn't see was probably many activities. I don't know because we went there on a weekend and the seniors there were just lounging around. They did say that they do have some activities but they didn't really go into details. They just mentioned the shopping, the transportation and the field trips.

January 31, 2012

By ddc

I visited this facility

So far so good. Just in the process of getting my mom moved in. Didn't know till yesterday that she needed to see her doctor within 30 days of move in. Would have been nice to find out earlier.

January 16, 2012

By commercesd

I visited this facility

We decided to check out Emeritus at Amber Oaks in San Antonio since we are looking for a suitable place for our aunt. The outer regions of the facility were well-tended, with plenty of places for residents to enjoy themselves outdoors. The foyer and receiving area had a slightly modern, yet contemporary decor -- very eclectic and thoughtful. It was refreshing to see a slightly different viewpoint in the style. Most of the facilities we have been visiting have home-style Early American furnishings -- which is fine, but this place was a little more updated. There are plenty of seating areas to relax and enjoy a book or socialize throughout. The main rooms were lovely, with beautiful floral arrangements throughout, which made the environment very cheery and bright. There is also plenty of natural light. The food offered looked really delicious and wonderfully and healthily prepared. They also offer a variety of snacks any time the residents request them, as well as many times during the day. The apartments offered included studios and one to two bedrooms - and an option of private or companion suites. Each have kitchenettes, large private baths, nice, large closets, plenty of cabinets, and personalized climate control. There is always a variety of activities for the residents because of its location. With access to central North East San Antonio there is plentiful shopping and many places to enjoy a variety of fine dining and other excursions. On site social activities can include weekly socials, reading, games, barbeques and many parties and other gatherings with friends, family and local citizens. Outdoor outdoor activities include visiting nearby cities like Fredericksburg and Gruene for day trips that include fishing and the Fiesta River Parade, Stock Show and Rodeo, and Zoo. We also like that they are within 5 miles of many doctors and hospitals. The residents are encouraged to engage in many different exercise and activity programs that are all designed around the interests of the seniors. We liked that they have a variety of offerings here -- from retirement living to assisted living, to short stay and rehabilitation, since we are not certain of exactly what our aunt will be needing at this point. They can adapt and change her care level at any time, which is comforting to know. We would like to refrain from moving her around as much as possible. It was clear to us that this facility really cares about what is best for its residents -- which is also our number one concern. The staff responded to us and answered all of our questions in a satisfactory way. They also appear to be very kind and caring to all of their residents.
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Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: Yes
  • Studio Apartments

Dining options

  • In Room Kitchenette
  • Dining Room Shared Meals
  • Dining Extra: Private Dining Room


  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Resident Transportation
  • Garden And Patio
  • Resident Parking

Cleaning services

  • Housekeeping

Health services

  • Medication Management


  • Offsite Activities
  • Religious Services
  • Fitness Room

Guest services

  • Guest Parking


  • English


  • Resident Capacity: 0
  • Pets: Yes


  • State Licenses: 000-652


  • Assisted Living Starting At: $1610/month

  • About Camino Real Senior

    We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you every day. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence.

    Our peaceful setting, restaurant style dining experience, activities and beautiful setting combine to create a wonderful living environment everyday. Our genuine caring staff, home style meals, daily activities add to our residents' experience.

    Through special events, activities, clubs and ongoing cultural enrichment programs, we offer unlimited opportunities for you to get to know other residents and us. Call to set up an appointment for a tour because we delight in showing you our home.

    Amenities and Services
    • Daily assistance with bathing and dressing
    • Medication management
    • Dining assistance and special diets
    • Assistance with reminders and redirection
    • Escorts and assistance with walking
    • Emergency response call system
    • Housekeeping
    • Laundry and linen service

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