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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 347 hotels in San Antonio
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were here 3/30 thru 4/2 2014. After looking at photos reviews and its location to the key area of San Antonio along the riverwalk this was perfect for us. Less than a mile walk to the key restaurant and shopping area a great way to get exercise on your way to sites and food and more. The hotel was... More

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Laredo, Texas
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had a reservation for this hotel but canceled 4 days in advance 3 days before the deadline, but WWWOOOOOW to my surprise I just got charged on my debitcard and what is more I am in red numbers and missed my car payment, I called the hotel not 10 minutes ago and say I dont know nothing, if this... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked 2 nights at this hotel for a stay in March of this year. We ended up finding a hotel closer to our other relatives that would also be in town so I cancelled my reservations 2 days prior to our stay...outside of their 24hr cancellation policy. I now have two charges totaling close to $400 on my credit card... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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219 reviews 219 reviews
41 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is far from perfect and in need of some urgent upgrade even if we enjoyed our stay . Location is perfect and staff in hotel helpfull anf friendly . We noticed many flaws in this hotel it all starts when entering the lobby . Realy not atractive this lobby you feel as if thrown back in time. The... More

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Tim R, General Manager at El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. In regards to the building I do apologize that one of our elevators was down for a whole day, it was an inconvenience but an out of stock part was needed and it was back on line Friday morning. We also anticipate giving our hallways... More

Bedford, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We experienced a theft during our stay at this hotel. My beautiful 14 karat gold and gemstone Sea Life bracelet was taken from my jewelry travel case that was carefully placed inside the zipper pocket of my suit case. I have travelled across the country and stayed in many different places with my good jewelry in past years and have... More

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Tim R, General Manager at El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel, responded to this review

I apologize that you messages have not been returned, I will get your information today and contact you immediately. Regards, Tim Reed GM More

College Station, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I bid this hotel through Priceline and stayed one night. At the Holy weekend, the price was really good compared to the other hotels near the Riverwalk. However, it is not very close to the entertainment center of the Riverwalk. It's about 15 min walk to the Riverwalk circle. The lobby looked fancy and the staff was nice and quick... More

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Tim R, General Manager at El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, I apologize for any noise issues you encountered, I will try to determine your room number as well and assess any issues. As you mentioned we are a better value do to not being in the main part of the Riverwalk, but we do have the advantage of being equidistant from the main part as... More

Houston, Texas
13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience and awesome value! Is only 5 mins from the Alamo, The riverwalk was right outside my window. Location was great. The hotel itself, despite the poor carpet maintenance in the hallways aoutside the room, was well kept overall with very nice setting and ambience. It also had tropical music playing all around the lobby, pool area and elevators... More

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Tim R, General Manager at El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your wonderful stay with us, we take great pride in being a true original on the Riverwalk. I'm so glad you were able to enjoy some Fiesta events which does occur over 17 days every April with 3 unique parades and many fun activities. I hope to see you next year. Thank you, Tim More

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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96 reviews 96 reviews
13 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here because the price was excellent compared to the other Riverwalk hotels we looked at. Overall, the lobby of the hotel is very nice. Kept up and modern. But once you start walking down the hallways to get to the rooms, the maintenance goes downhill. Stained carpeting, chipping paint, etc. The room was fine once we got inside.... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at the hotel recently and would definitely stay here again. An older property but was clean and comfortable. Parking was great and very accessible. Staff friendly and helpful. Tends to get overlooked as not right downtown but very close. Was in town for work and very convenient.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They we're accommodating and very nice location right on the river just a short walk from downtown. Great for any family outing near San Antonio. They have a nice buffet style breakfast, a tiki bar, and little coffee shop all located inside the hotel lobby.

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Additional Information about El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel

Address: 110 Lexington Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78205
Location: United States > Texas > San Antonio
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #141 of 347 hotels in San Antonio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn San Antonio
El Tropicano Riverwalk
San Antonio Holiday Inn

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