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El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel

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110 Lexington Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78205
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Norristown, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A throw back of yesteryear, that has not really caught up to the modern times. You wait for Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. or the ghost of LBJ to walk by. A jewel of days gone by but not 2015. I Don't see any thing changing in the next 20 years. Moldy smell in the rooms I did... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have to say very surprised with some of the very negative comments on here. I have been here nine nights on business and have extended for another week, and may do so again. The staff are lovely and helpful, room is clean. You get what you pay and this is well worth the nightly fee. Only ten minutes from... More 

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Corpus Christi
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at this hotel as part of a convention that we were taking part in. I had read the reviews before we went and I knew it was not going to be like the typical Riverwalk hotels that I have stayed in before, but this was even worse than I expected. There were 4 people in our room. We... More 

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Norristown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was a bit worried when I read the reviews our rooms were a pleasant surprise went as part of a large group we were informed we would need 2 rooms since we were 2 adults and three children we were provided with adjoining rooms as requested however it was 2 king rooms A call to the front desk and a... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I enjoyed the location of this hotel. It is on the quiet end of the river, but still close enough to the action -- about a 10 minute walk along the beautiful paved sidewalk that is right outside the entrance to the hotel. My room was very nice and clean with a comfortable bed and nice shower. The only real... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location is decent, the Riverwalk is few steps away although it's slightly isolated from the more active areas. Personnel is very nice and helpful. Parking seems overpriced (16 self parking) although this seems to be the norm in SA downtown. There are a several parking lots nearby for a lower fee. Internet is really bad after 6pm and the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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