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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 #142 of 350 hotels in San Antonio
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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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California Hot Springs, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night and found the staff, helpful and courteous. It was a 10 minute walk to the Alamo and the main area of the riverwalk.The room was clean and the bed and bedding was soft and comfortable. The best part of the hotel was the pool and the pool bar. The pool area was busy with... More

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Deer Park, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As usual our visit to the El Tropicana Riverwalk Hotel was a perfect stay. The staff is always very helpful and the rooms are always perfect. The hotel is very accommodating to all your needs and requests.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was a little worried to stay here after I read the mixed reviews - but in the end it was clean comfortable & did the job at a reasonable price point. The only thing that was a bummer was the $18 overnight parking - but in downtown I always expect to pay for parking. I should also mention I... More

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Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here for 8 days and the internet has been down for 5 days. 9 tv channels don't work. The front desk keeps minimalizing the issue, and they do not give the impression that they are genuinely working on 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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#142 Luxury Hotel in San Antonio #142 Top resorts Hotel in San Antonio
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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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