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El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel

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110 Lexington Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78205
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Columbus, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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 5 days ago NEW

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Fort Worth, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I went there this past weekend to have a family getaway before school starts. We arrived Friday and left Sunday. Our room was ok but the view horrible. Our first time in San Antonio and our view was bright spot lights that lit the flags and ac units. Then Friday night the room next to us had... More 

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Houston, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

DO NOT STAY HERE!!! My family and I went here last weekend it was a disaster from the start. The valet which you pay for was always packed coming back one night we waited in our car for at least 30 mins trying to get the valet guys to move the cars so we can go in an self park... More 

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