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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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Annapolis, MD
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

This is my second time reviewing this place -- apparently my curt review previously was not sufficient for Trip Advisor. So here's a more thorough review... Firstly let me say that the hotel is well situated - not quite downtown but still on the river walk. It's actually nicely away from the downtown traffic and hustle and bustle. The Exterior... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013 via mobile

Picked this hotel because it was walking distance to the venue where we were going to see a concert. The lobby of the hotel is nice and the staff is very friendly. The tiki bar in the lobby makes a great margarita. The room was sort of clean, with the bathroom being most questionable. The tub probably was due to... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

This is a great hotel that has branded it self very nicely without being a "name brand" hotel. This hotel is right on the riverwalk but not in the crowd of the riverwalk visitors. The hotel has a great happy hour with cheap drinks. Only a 5 minute walk to Alamo or $2 ride via the trolley, which picks up... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

I stayed there for a week while attending a regional conference for my work and have good and bad things to say about it. The Staff: The Good: They were attentive and always asking if you needed help or anything else. Could not have been nicer. The Bad: I was supposed to be on the list for the conference to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013 via mobile

Positives Friendly and helpful staff, The river walk is right next to the hotel and walking to the centre of town only 10-15 mins Good hot food buffet breakfast The room is reasonable size,there is a bath too and the place is clean Well priced for what you pay for Free wifi Negatives No kettle or fridge in room Cracks... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013 via mobile

Ok, so who spends a lot of time in the room when on vacation, right? This being true, if you only need a bed, bathroom, and accessibility to attractions, this hotel meets the criteria. However, the rooms are small, and the bathrooms are very small, with little counter space. No tables or chairs in the rooms, nor microwave or fridge.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

This trip was booked with Wyndham La Cascada for a time share marketing venture w/friends. We were looking forward to another special trip to Riverwalk. Since Wyndham could not accommodate us, they put us at El Tropicana. List of complaints: loud music playing throughout the complex until 10 pm, outrageous parking fees, poor renovation design in the bathrooms, terrible mattresses/pillows/dingy... More 

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

I had the pleasure of coming back to San Antonio for another conference. I was happy to hear it was at the El Tropicano as I had been there before. I was once again, not disappointed. The conference went well as I expected and the employees were once again doing their job and doing it well. Every employee was very... More 

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Brownsville, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Just went to San Antonio TX, on Feb 20013 for family trip the hotel was very dirty and dusty I even got a rash on both legs rooms hotel is very old fashion and small nothing smells like clean the distance to river walk is kind of far to walk sorry but never stay there again.

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

This hotel was beyond our expectations. We had a 5 night stay and were very impressed with the staff, particularly Gustavo at the front desk and Eloisa at the breakfast lounge, who were always pleasant and responsive to our needs. The hotel is an excellent location for the River Walk, 20 minutes of pleasant environmental experience to downtown or to... More 

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

Dear Gene C, Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your most recent stay. I'm happy to hear that both Gustavo & Eloisa exceeded your expectations. We will be sure and praise them for a job well done. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Thank you for your business! More 

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