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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 #143 of 353 Hotels in San Antonio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012
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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 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

my family came to san antonio for fiesta week and we did not had a problem checking on friday the 27th of april room was ready we did not had to wait like we did 4 months ago. in the past we had problem with the room not been ready up on checking in even that was a late afternoon... More

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HotelManager3, General Manager at El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel, responded to this review

I have passed on your comments to all concerned and glad to hear your overall stay was fun. The pool this summer will be a blast. I will have new pictures on our web site soon. In addition I am just about finished installing new internet access points throughout the hotel and we are already seeing the difference. Please look... More

Austin TX
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

I stayed at El Tropicano this last weekend. It was built in the 1960's and supposedly welcomed stars during that era. Today it is a bit dated, although they have attempted to give it a fresh new look. Although the rooms need some attention (you can definitely find a bit of peeling wallpaper and such), they are acceptable and we... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

Great service, ambience, super location and a reasonable price. What more could you ask for?? I recommend it highly.

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Salida, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

I'm writing this while I'm on my third day of a business trip in San Antonio staying at the El Tropicano in San Antonio. I'm ready to fall into bed after after a hard day's work and having to get up again tomorrow to conduct more business. It's Saturday night a little after 10 and there's a very loud band... More

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Cypress, Texas
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

Hotel is at the end of the Riverwalk, so it is not in the heart of shopping and restaurants. It is not to far to walk, and if you walk along the river it is really nice. The hotel is old, and it is very obvious from the outside, however they have made some upgrades. The lobby and pool area... More

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Richardson TX
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

The hotel is located at the end of the downtown Riverwalk, it is close to the Riverwalk shopping and restaurants. This hotel is an older hotel with upgrades, lots of potential though needs lot of improvement.... The staff were friendly and helpful. ( Marisa C. is a great problem solving & customer service model for recognition ). Although this review... More

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Plattsmouth, Nebraska
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

Wife & I had business in San Antonio, TX last July. Decided to spend a day and night relaxing. Found the El Tropicano on the internet and tried it out. We had a great stay. Just loved the "retro 60's" theme, and the layout. Rooms were nice, and it was great walking out of our sliding door right to the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

We stay at the El Tropicano every time we visit San Antonio. It is close to everything on the riverwalk, and you can take a river taxi straight to the hotel. Rooms are always nice and comfortable, and kids eat free at the hotel restaurant.

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HotelManager3, General Manager at El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We look forward to having you back soon and enjoying our great city and hotel. Thank you, Tim More

Houston Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

Loved this hotel. The pool was AMAZING!!! 9ft deep. You hardly see that in texas pools. The rooms have nice decor but no vending machine in each floor. The only coke machine I saw was next to the parking garage. It was a nice stay for one night, wish it would have been longer. It is far from the center... More

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Austin, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

I attended a conference at the El Tropicano last week and was so disappointed. The hotel is beautiful and the decor is fun, but they're missing the mark in so many areas. Probably the worst problem was that it was absolutely impossible to get a stable internet connection anywhere in the hotel. For business travelers who need to connect with... More

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HotelManager3, General Manager at El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay with us. I want to assure you that we are in the process of adding and updating internet access points throughout the hotel and are almost complete with this project which will ensure internet access for our guests. I made the change with the restaurant last fall to allow guests the... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 306
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn San Antonio
San Antonio Holiday Inn

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