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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 #140 of 347 hotels in San Antonio
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Lindsay C College Station, Texas
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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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College Station, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Houston, Texas
12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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89 reviews 89 reviews
13 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 4 days ago NEW 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 5 days ago NEW 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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North Richland Hills, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the El Tropicano 4/4-4/6. What a great location. While it isn't on the busiest section of The Riverwalk it is only a 20 minute stroll (approx 1 mile) to the action. The hotel still maintains it's early 60's Latin styling while providing plenty of modern comfort. That being said if you're someone who judges a hotel by... More

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Dallas, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoy this property for a quiet getaway weekend. This is definitely an old-school Riverwalk hotel and I really like the charm of it! The property has been well-maintained, they have great access to the Riverwalk, the rooms have good views, plus they have wildlife on exhibit. I've beeb twice and thoroughly enjoyed both trips. The price is right... More

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Victoria, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room stunk and so did the pillows rooms were small Unlike the website showed no indoor swimming pool as was advertised late check in times don't even pay for a full 24 hours at the hotel will DEFINITELY not stay here again do not recommend

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Bryan, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed at El Tropicano for our 1 year wedding anniversary and it's was amazing.Champagne and chocolates was delivered to our room on our anniversary and it was romantic. Overall the whole staff and stay was worth it and we will definitely return there in the future

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Cebu City, Philippines
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights at El Tropicano upon recommendation by a friend who used to work there . We didn't regret at all . Check in was fast and efficient. We were given the newly renovated rooms at the top floor . Rooms were spacious and amenities were complete. The lobby is quite nice and elegant. Location was also... More

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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 #140 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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