Hotels Kimpton to operate San Antonio hotel By Danny King / February 14, 2013 Share 1 -- Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants’ said its first San Antonio hotel will open next year in that city’s mixed-use redevelopment of the Pearl Brewery. The hotel will have 146 rooms and will be located near an outpost of the Culinary Institute of America as well as a number of restaurants and shops. Pearl Brewery shut down in 2001 after 120 years of operation. Kimpton operates 58 boutique hotels, including two in Texas. Both are in Dallas. Follow Danny King on Twitter @dktravelweekly.