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 buy a day pass for it at the front desk. I opted use a combination of street parking and the lot across the street instead of paying to park in the hotel. This made me have to move my car at 8AM, but I thought it was worth the savings. The staff was helpful and I really like that they had a cafe that was open until 10PM. The smoothies from there are really good.
- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn San Antonio
- El Tropicano Riverwalk
- San Antonio Holiday Inn
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Premier hotel on the San Antonio Riverwalk boasts premium amenities. Indulge yourself at the Holiday Inn El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel in downtown San Antonio. Our tropical hotel is conveniently located near many downtown entertainment and business destinations. As your family arrives at this downtown San Antonio hotel, you will be welcomed by a gleaming mosaic of over 300,000 gorgeous glass tiles, as well as beautiful Mexican art. Situated at the start of the Museum Reach of the San Antonio Riverwalk, our hotel is convenient to local attractions including the Alamo, Tower of the Americas, Market Square, San Antonio Zoo and the Alamodome. You can catch the trolley from our hotel to your destination. Corporate travelers can appreciate the convenience of our San Antonio Riverwalk accommodations with easy access to the San Antonio International Airport, Henry B. Gonzales Center and companies such as Bank of America, AT & T, American Payroll, USAA, Valero Energy and Kinetic Concepts. We also provide business services including faxing, copying, printing and free high-speed Internet access. While lodging at our hotel in downtown San Antonio, see toucans in our aviary, visit our on-call massage therapist, exercise in the 3,000 square foot STRIVE Fitness Studio, swim in the out door heated pool or dine at our full-service restaurant and bar, where kids eat for free. ... more less
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