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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 #138 of 353 Hotels in San Antonio
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Gladewater, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the time we drove up to the time we checked out we loved it. The decor is very eclectic and the history of the hotel is fascinating. Loved sitting outside watching the Riverwalk activity with our cocktails. It is a bit of a walk to restaurants...but it is a beautiful walk we did over and over. If you get... More

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Ellensburg, Washington
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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Essentially this is a 3/5 (average) hotel, but for what it claims and costs, it's a 2/5 (poor). It's an older hotel (about 52 years old) that has had some nice facelifts, but there are some problems with the bones and guts of the hotel. The rooms are decent enough, but nothing overly special either. They are smallish as other... More

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Walking into the lobby is like a time warp back to the 60's. While the room was quite clean, it showed its age - especially the carpet. Wi-fi is provided but really doesn't work from the rooms. Breakfast is as good as any we've had but is certainly not a dining experience. Access to the river walk is just across... More

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Arecibo, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We bought this hotel bidding on Priceline and what a good surprise! The hotel is located at the beginning of the Riverwalk area, 10 minutes walk from Downtown and Alamo Area. Our room had a Riverwalk view (beautiful). The front desk was very attentive and cordial! Always latin music on the Lobby. This will be my hotel for my next... More

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I made a 4 day business trio to san Antonio. This was the second stay I had at this hotel. I will definitely stay there on my next trip. The rooms were very clean and very good daily housekeeping. It is close to great cuisine. The staff at breakfast cared about the experience and insured I had a good start... More

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Uvalde, Texas
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great experience the first time we stayed, that we had to come back for the second time, in a month. The beds are very comfortable, the staff are very friendly and the (hot) breakfast buffet was excellent for the price.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well I feel in Cuba with a touch of Gilligan Island, there is constantly playing a cuban soundtrack, I am sure I have heard the full album at least 3 times already, the place has a mixture of latin stuff, mexican, caribbean stuff, but with a 70s look with parrots and strange Tiki stuff, but the rooms are very nice... More

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Danville, IL
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me start with the positives - very friendly, helpful staff -the public areas are nice, but nothing special, it is a clean place - the negatives - very old hotel, rooms small, VERY small bathroom, no counter space, only one plug in - the bed was not too bad, but they have these wall mounted a/c units and it... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is not at the top of my list of hotels to stay at in San Antonio but it's not worst either. We booked this hotel and got a great deal through Priceline. I wouldnt pay the prices they have listed on their website. It's on the riverwalk but just as others mentioned its at the end so there... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a room on priceline at a reasonable price and this was the first hotel I stay in that I wasnt satisfied with, the location was perfect because everything was so close (Riverwalk). The room that we got was very small and we had no service at all, I had to stop a housekeeper in the hallway so she... More

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Additional Information about El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel

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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