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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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  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a bit lengthy but I hit a lot. I rely on reviews for my stays so I decided I needed to give an in-depth review. I used Priceline to name my own price and had a minimum of 3 1/2 stars for where I would stay. When I was booked at this hotel I immediately took to reviews.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Maybe we just lucked out on the room we were in, but we were pleasantly surprised. I was nervous checking in after reading reviews especially since we booked through a third party getting a great deal. But honestly its a great hotel for a three star. Yes rooms could use updating, and having no real bathroom counter is quirky, but... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not worth it at all First they told us it was near the river walk and close to everything guess they forgot to mention it was toward the end of the river where homeless people live... Then made a cash transaction to pay for the room. During check out was "told" as they claim no payment was made talked to... More 

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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by far the worst hotel I have ever stayed in. I have stayed in hostels that are far cleaner and nicer than this. There's paint peeling from the walls, mould in the rooms, dirty bedsheets, dirty carpets, broken AC, and to top it all off the walls are paper thin so you can hear all the screaming kids... More 

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North Plainfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location -- right next to Riverwalk. Great view. Comfy and big beds. I was able to get four rooms at a short notice and at a good price too, thanks to Ryan Walsh. Next time I am in San Antonio, I would go back to this hotel again. I and my friends arrived in San Antonio a day earlier... More 

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Rogers, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You should read the reviews before staying here like we did. All of the other hotels were booked up so we "settled" for this place knowing the reviews were not great. It is an older building with some quirks...toilet positioned close to wall is weird, no counter in bathroom, a bit noisy. Our room was close to the fitness center... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stay in room 513 (I should be aware about the number) with my family, the smell of Mold was the first warning, after two hours in the room my kids feet were completely dirty and blackish because of the dirty carpets. I was so tired from the trip from Houston that i simply send an email to the General... More 

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Texas City, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked our room through Priceline so it was prepaid. When we arrived we were so disappointed. The exterior is run down but the lobby area has been updated. The rooms smell musty, damp and dated. Everything looked dirty. We immediately checked out and found another hotel. The rooms were overpriced, not a 3 star hotel. Very disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place, I've been twice in the last couple months and I love it there, it's the only place I'll stay in SA....I didn't even go to the Riverwalk as planed, just chilled by the pool for a couple days n met some really cool people...I'll be back for sure!!!

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ElTropicanoHotel, Public Relations Manager at El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks also for your feed back about the clarity of the parking fee. We hope to see you back next time you and your family are visiting San Antonio. More 

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