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El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel

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110 Lexington Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78205
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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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
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

This is an older hotel and I was suprised by the nice renovation. The lobby looks great and our room had nice decor and furniture. Overall, we had a nice experience, but I wish it was closer to the main part of the river walk. Using the trolley bus, which is just out front, was very easy and you can... More 

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Waxhaw, North Carolina, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

This hotel has a little bit of everything, located on one end of the riverwalk and secluded - just a short walk away from all the action, It has a very interesting historical significance and a 60's retro style to the property. A pool is in the center of the property with a workout facility behind it. There are several... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

My husband and I booked our room through Price Line. We arrived January 17th and stayed till Monday the 21st. The hotel is right on the river and is so beautiful inside. I really enjoyed all the tropical plants inside the lobby. They also have a too can sam (sp) bird, iguana and a huge tortoise in this big beautiful... More 

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Austin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

My first visit to El Tropicano, I stayed with my fiance for a romantic getaway. The room was perfect ,the food was great, and the staff was wonderful. My second visit was for a mom and daughters concert getaway. We were able to get adjoining rooms so the girls could go back and forth without interrupting the guests. The staff... More 

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Peshtigo, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

After reading the reviews, we didn't know what to expect when we arrived. I was truly impressed when we walked in. The lobby is very nice and the front desk personnel were great! After a very friendly and fast check-in, we were welcomed as first time Texas visitors with 2 complimentary tickets for their buffet breakfast. When we asked for... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

I can here for a "mom getaway", the first time on the Riverwalk and my first trip away from my daughter (who is 2) so I had high expectations. They were met. I pulled up to the hotel and was skeptical, it did not look like what I had in mind when booking but I went to check in and... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Booked this on Priceline..big mistake..bad location, dirty room, dust, stains, hair on bathroom floor, along with stains on the wallpaper next to the toilet. Had a Maid come in, she attemped to quick clean, Very disappointed for the rating it recieved, does anyone ever go check out these properties?

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

I reserved room for New Year's Eve. Paid a little bit more than I normally would pay because I wanted it to be special for my Fiancé and I. Lobby was beautiful. As we got off elevator, scenery changed. Stains on carpet. We got into our room and it was freezing. We tried turning on heat ( as it was... More 

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Franklin, Texas USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Kathryn M Stayed Dec 28th through 31st, 2012. Made reservations directly with hotel; day before realized we had not asked for a handicap accessible room and sent an email. Room was ready when we arrived and was very nice; very clean, fridge and microwave, large walk in shower and very comfortable bed. We especially liked the European style air conditioning... More 

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Victoria, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

It was a very, very long day of travel on December 20,2012 and I was traveling in from Canada and joining my husband in Houston to drive to our "Favorite" Hotel in the U.S. which is "El Tropicano". We staggled in at 4;00 in the morning and was greetd by a cold front outside but a warm smile inside. It... More 

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