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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
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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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Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

Don't be fooled by finding this hotel on the Dog Friendly list. You will be charged a $100 non-refundable fee for bringing your pet. Plus trying to discuss this fee with the hotel management was frustrating as they were not polite.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

Hotel was ok overall . Rooms were not cleaned well at all, hair all over bathroom , cob webs in the corners of the ceiling and ac was caked in dust . Not good for a 2 year old and people with allergies at all ! And asked a member of the cleaning staff a question and got " I... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

from the first day i book my room, i had a bad experience i try callig the hotel to ask a few questio, and every time a woman aswer the phone this is all she keep sayig i dot speak english and hang up on me, i try calling back quite a few times that night but the samething keep... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

This was the absolute worst hotel experience EVER! This may have been okay back in the 70's, MAYBE, but 2012... Not! The parking is ridiculous, the staff (although nice) right out of grade school and the rooms are extremely dated. Pay a couple extra bucks and get quality. The statement "you get what u pay for" is absolutely true here... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

I too read the reviews and thought the bad reviews may have been over the top..We went based on the good reviews.. We arrived friday the 17th and the lobby was pretty and Clean.... But beware the room was dirty and the smell of mildew and dirtiness was over sooo over bearing.. We are asthmatics, so we could not stay... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

I usually am the type to go be at hotels like The Hilton, Double Tree, but I have never heard of El Tropicano. As soon as I walked in I absolutely loved the enviroment created in the lobby! From the birds to the decoration, the setting, and especially the music in the elevator. I love music. It actuallly made me... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

This was my very first time going to San Antonio and as soon as i walked in the hotel i was amazed! I was only there for a couple of days for church convention with my friends but we had a really good time. The hotel rooms were cozzy and comfortable i love how they had music even in the... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

I had a wonderful time at El Tropiano Riverwalk hotel. I went for a youth convention there and the food, the pool and the music as well as the decorations around the hotel made it a very exciting and comfortable stay. I had the opportunity to meet great workers that were very helpful. Ricardo and Linda were the ones who... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

El Tropicano was a whole different experience from any other hotel I have stayed in. As soon as I stepped in the lobby I was transferred to a whole, new tropical environment, specially with the real toucan they have in exhibition. Not just that but the river walk is just a few steps away from the hotel. In addition, the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012 via mobile

First of all, it is NOT "just steps away from the Riverwalk attractions." It is on the river, but it is in what is called the Museum Extension part of the Riverwalk...in other words the boring part that no one is interested in. Parking is 18 dollars a night and there is neither valet service nor any help with luggage.... More 

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