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El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   110 Lexington Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78205
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Ranked #143 of 351 hotels in San Antonio
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I just came back from a five day family trip to San Antonio. This hotel is good and affordable though I wouldn't rate it a 3 star more like a 2 1/2. Checked in and the air conditioning in room didn't work, had to switch rooms. But other than that good stay. Pool is open late that was an upside... More

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hospitality was very poor. We were told several locations were within walking distance when they were actually very far to walk. Not to mention the weather temp index was over 100 degrees. The employees at the front desk were rude. The bell boys and the valet were extremely friendly and helpful. We asked for towels etc on more than one... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel was pretty decent for the price. Right on the riverwalk. Parking was limited so i highly suggest the valet option but other than the only other complaint is the shower doesnt stay a steady temperature, it fluctuates a lot. Overall a pretty good place to stay.

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Rosharon, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We met family here for a weekend visit and thought it looked like a fun place to stay. I'll just list it: 1. Rude front desk personel 2. Changed rm type from reservation made (DO NOT FALL FOR "PRE-PAY" DiSCOUNT) 3. Rm had rotted fruit in ice bucket, filthy carpet and smelled 4. Towels taken but not replaced 5. Cold... More

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California Hot Springs, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Please Don't stay this hotel. Bad service overall. The rooms are not cleaned. The carpet smells and are dirty. The bathroom is dirty including the walls. For example the wall has are filthy with people wiping themselves on the walls instead of toilet paper. They don't mop or clean the tubs. They are dirty and unsanitary. The pool smells like... More

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was scared because of the mixed reviews on line. The first room we were given was not that great. We asked for a different room and the staff was accomodating. The second room was wonderful. Great pool with a wonderful pool bar. The Tiki Lounge was fantastic. Best Pina Colada and Mojito that we have had-fantastic bartender. The hotel... More

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Justin, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was very helpful and accomodating. Stayed for a week and enjoyed most things El Tropicano. Breakfast was tasteless for the price. The Tiki lounge was lively and fun good food and service. The pool bar was awesome and the pool time very relaxing and enjoyable. No complaints other then the breakfast. Don't miss the Tucan bird and tortoise... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time. The room was always clean. The breakfast buffet was very good, as were the mango margaritas. Right on the riverwalk and within walking distance of the mall. Pete's Tako House a couple of blocks down was a great recommendation by the staff!

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San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent, no words needed actually but I am going to anyway. Manager, Martha Bernal was awesome in helping us coordinate our Ambrocio & Simona Garcia family reunion from around the country. The staff was so friendly and very helpful. They responded quickly on all our needs. The hotel itself was clean, very festive in color along with salsa music which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my time there the staff was very helpful and friendly ,the room was great, and the view was spectacular and I will be making reservations and going back there again. I highly recommend it.

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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*
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn San Antonio
San Antonio Holiday Inn

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Premier hotel on the San Antonio Riverwalk boasts premium amenities. Indulge yourself at the Holiday Inn El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel in downtown San Antonio. Our tropical hotel is conveniently located near many downtown entertainment and business destinations. As your family arrives at this downtown San Antonio hotel, you will be welcomed by a gleaming mosaic of over 300,000 gorgeous glass tiles, as well as beautiful Mexican art. Situated at the start of the Museum Reach of the San Antonio Riverwalk, our hotel is convenient to local attractions including the Alamo, Tower of the Americas, Market Square, San Antonio Zoo and the Alamodome. You can catch the trolley from our hotel to your destination. Corporate travelers can appreciate the convenience of our San Antonio Riverwalk accommodations with easy access to the San Antonio International Airport, Henry B. Gonzales Center and companies such as Bank of America, AT & T, American Payroll, USAA, Valero Energy and Kinetic Concepts. We also provide business services including faxing, copying, printing and free high-speed Internet access. While lodging at our hotel in downtown San Antonio, see toucans in our aviary, visit our on-call massage therapist, exercise in the 3,000 square foot STRIVE Fitness Studio, swim in the out door heated pool or dine at our full-service restaurant and bar, where kids eat for free. ... more   less 
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