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El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel

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110 Lexington Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78205
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    4 of 5 stars
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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went here despite what I read and I'm glad I did. The staff were helpful when needed and our beds clean. The pool area is loud but my group were too so that worked in our favor. The reason I picked this hotel was how close it was to the location of my evening plans. I will be booking... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were there Aug 22-23. For a 50 year old hotel, it's been kept up with. Seemed clean when we walked in. There's definitely a "Tropicano" feel to the place. Our room was small but being that we were only staying the night, for the price it was ok. In addition to the stay, you have to pay to park... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I booked this hotel mostly based on the picture listed on its website. I was looking to avoid ubiquitous chain type hotels and stay at a place that would capture San Antonio's charm and character. This hotel fell short. The view of the hotel as it sits on the Riverwalk was nothing like the picture listed on its website. The... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The organization I represent scheduled a business event at El Tropicano. Theresa and Yvette took care of every single detail, all we did was show up! I was impressed by the level of professionalism and communication among their staff. They all knew about our event and were very welcoming and helpful at directing to The Havanna Room. I decided to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the rooms were very welcoming, the staff super friendly. if you have more four staying in one room the dbl standard beds are waaaay tooo small especially if you are use to have a big bed. perfect for a family with 2 little ones, but with 2 teenage boys.. no way... other than that it was very comfortable, and would... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this hotel online and the website put us for 2 queen beds. When checking in the accommodated our request for a king bed instead at no fee. We were very early so the offered to hold our bags so we could go eat & called us when the room was ready. Very nice of them. The room was clean... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there for 3 nights on a family vacation. The hotel was nice and I thought looked clean. The staff was very nice and friendly. However, on our way back from a long river taxi ride I fell down in the lobby. There was a puddle of water that I didn't see and I bit the dust! There was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here on family vacation. The hotel is definately not new and hasn't been remodeled in the last few years...but it was clean, comfortable, the AC worked well, had a nice veiw, the pool was great and the staff was super nice. It isn't a $200 a night place but for what I paid it was fine.

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Houston, TX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not the W hotel. We can all agree on that. I purchased two rooms through Priceline and did not know which hotel I got until after I paid (non-refundable, of course). After the reading the reviews on TripAdvisor, I thought we might as well stay in our cars. My first impressions were NOT good. The hotel was bustling,... More 

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Brownsville, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this hotel because me and my family had already stayed at this hotel before and we loved it. Upon our arrival which we paid around $130 a night was not worth it this time. We ended up leaving Friday evening to enjoy an extra night we got there around 12 went to bed everything was fine until the... More 

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