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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 #141 of 352 hotels in San Antonio
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at the hotel for a meeting that I attended, so I did not pay for my room. Let me start with the positive. The beds were comfortable, the pillows were fabulous and it has, hands down, the best fitness room of any hotel I've stayed in. It was on the north end of the Riverwalk and we took... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great price for the location. Our water pressure would change suddenly and the toilet was hard to flush... no major issues just minor inconveniences. We paid for a deluxe room with a balcony, and received a patio which consisted of two chairs sitting outside a door that led outside. It wasn't bad, just not what we expected.... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was poor from the beginning and we had to have a room change due to bug issues. This was not the level hotel I was expecting when I booked it and that is a shame. If you need a place to sleep and you're desperate choose this hotel.

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Fort Worth, Texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I stopped in San Antonio on our way back from Corpus Christi. This hotel was great very nostalgic. We were on the river and able to walk to all the shopping and dining. The room was good our favorite was the balcony it was romantic to finish our evening on the balcony with a night cap. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the best time here! Everybody treated us with cheerfulness . Our room had a very nice view and was clean and comfortable . The bar and swimming pool was great we will be back soon with more time, thanks to all staff!

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Duncanville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spent the last three days at this wonderful hotel. Frank Regalado took good care of us. While there I met Debbie , Corey , Ben and Alberto in the bar area and all of them treated us special. We will be back in October or November with hopes of staying with you again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel seemed very nice but a little older upon walking in the front. When we got in our room, we had been told we had river view, we actually had nothing but bushes and trees. The room smelled like mildew and dirty water. It was so humid that my clothes and the sheets on the bed felt moist. The room... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a hotel room through hotels.com.. I arrived at the hotel on Aug 2nd 2014, When the front desk associate found my reservation in the system, They advised that on July 14th my Room was Relocated by Expidia. The Hotel rejected my online reservation for 1 night and did not let hotels .com or I know what they did.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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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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