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El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel

3.0 of 5 110 Lexington Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78205
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is quite an old hotel, the rooms are a bit small, as well as the bathroom. But it's nice & cosy and is just along the Riverwalk & across the Tobin Centre. There is a good place to have breakfast watching the Riverwalk in the morning. Overall good.

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Irving, Texas
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25 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let's start with the lobby. Super cool 60's Acapulco/Tropical decor, complete with recessed theatre lighting overhead and a Tiki Bar! I half expected a young Doris Day and Rock Hudson to come scampering through. Rooms are comfortable (nuclear-powerful a/c) but hallways desperately need refurbing. Staff is unflaggingly friendly. Location is right across from the Tobin Performing Arts Center, so perfect... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While staying at this hotel there was a wedding going on which I consider means for celebration. Yet, I ran into the main security officer on multiple occasions and was polite and tried to start conversations and he ignored me and gave me dirty looks. He later came snd threatened to kick us out regardless of the people in the... More 

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Twin Peaks, CA, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was awesome! It's like taking a time machine back to the 80's. Very retro but comfortably so. It's huge, they have some river view rooms. I believe every room has a patio which is really cool because most modern hotels don't. They had a huge outdoor parking lot as well as some garage parking but we really needed... More 

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Palm Springs, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is a bit of a hike from the convention center and the desk chairs and curtains need an update, but that was more than made up for by the cheerful and helpful staff. When I couldn't access the wifi, they were beyond accommodating in moving me to another room. On my first night, I didn't feel adventurous enough... More 

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South Florida, Florida
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice hotel not great but very enjoyable. Wife and I were in the area and did a Hot Wire search for hotels near the River Walk and chose this one. It was a 15 min walk to the main area of River Walk and 10 min to the Alamo. The hotel has a Miami / South Beach theme. The... More 

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Rochester, New York
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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not your typical cookie cutter hotel that seems to be the norm today. It is a throw back to the sixties when it was built, but in a good way. The service was very friendly. Good fitness room. As mentioned by others the River Walk is across the street. The lobby is quite nice and seems to be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel was beautiful and the pool looked amazing , we would stay there again in a heart beat. The staff was helpful and we were nestled across from the performing arts center, the Alamo was a quick walk away.

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Houston, Texas
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10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights at El Tropicano. Previously stayed right in heart of Riverwalk but wanted hotel close to Megabus drop off point on Cnr of Broadway And 4th. Booked online and received welcome email 24 hours earlier. Responded to my request for early check in and a room in renovated tower block. Check in staff were cordial and efficient. Lobby... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

So nice to stay in a hotel with class and character. Certain items have been updated to meet today's standards such as the bathroom, business areas and bedrooms. But I just love the feel of the common areas, the balconies off each room and the food was quite amazing for a standard hotel. I would definitely stay for business, with... More 

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Address: 110 Lexington Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78205
Location: United States > Texas > San Antonio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 306
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn San Antonio
San Antonio Holiday Inn

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