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El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel

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110 Lexington Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78205
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

El Tropicano is right on the River Walk in San Antonio, so unlike other hotels who claim to be close to the River Walk, this one really is 3 minutes stroll from it. The hotel has a decidedly retro feel to it and the rates are extremely reasonable given its very central location. The rooms are comfortable and it is... More 

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Lublin, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We booked the hotel through Priceline but the deal was not as good as we usually get (for the price we had a 4* Sheraton in Dallas). As advised on TripAdvisor, I asked for an upgraded room and luckily got one. The room was small but comfortable, the bathroom was clean, and the bed was big and nice. We liked... More 

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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

The main reason for staying here was for a Banquet on Sat. night. 1st let me say the bed was Very comfortable and the room was quite making for a Great sleep. We asked for a Riverwalk view, but had a pool view which was fine. Yes, the hotel is old, but has had updates. Carpet in room had stains,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013 via mobile

The hotel has a lot of potential. I truly enjoy how open it is and bright with so much green around. It has a caribbean feel. When I'm in the pool area it reminds me of a cruise somewhat. I also like how it is on the riverwalk, in an area that is not congested with tourists, but not far... More 

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Spalding
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

... Booked this hotel for its location on the Riverwalk - which it is and very close to a boat stop. The outside and lobby area look decent but the check-in staff were rude and disinterested. I was greeted with "Yes?" ... no hello, how are you or any pleasantry. I gave my details and halfway through the booking in... More 

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Kerrville, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

My husband & I absolutely love this hotel. It is my favorite by far. We have stayed here at least 6 times in the last year and keep going back. I've stayed for my birthday, Christmas weekend, Mothers day & several others. I've never had a complaint and I always look forward to going back. The pool is fabulous with... More 

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Tampere
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

We stayed over with my family, we booked two rooms, in one of the rooms the shower was broken, so I called the deskinfo and informed them, they repaired it swiftly. Rooms are nice and big, good beds and comfortable, clean in main areas but if you look in the sides and in some places you might find a good... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

I always read reviews before I go anywhere and I always say the same things to myself..."some of the people that write some of these reviews must be some of the most unhappiest and/or uptight people in the world". We stayed at the hotel during our birthdays and couldn't have asked for a better place. Yes, the place was older,... More 

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Jacksonville, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

I stumbled upon this hotel on my third trip to San Antonio last year. I loved it. Walked out the front door and down to to the river level to catch the Rio Taxi or the Trolley (bought tickets for the trolley at the front desk). The hotel itself is obviously older, the rooms were well maintained, the lobby beautiful,... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

A little off the beaten path but easily walkable to the main attractions on the Riverwalk and the Alamo. Room was very comfortable and clean. Poolside rooms available. Dining facities were available as well, so if you needed a bite to eat. Breakfast was a full breakfast and we received ours free. There was a major issue with the water... More 

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