From the minute I was greeted at the front desk by a very friendly desk clerk, to being greeted by maintenance and cleaning people as I walked down the hall, until I checked out, this was a very comfortable hotel to stay in. The lobby is lovely. My room overlooked the river, and when I opened the curtain, a Cooper's hawk was sitting in the tree just outside the window...a nice piece of nature in the city. The room was comfortable, though not elaborate. The bathroom was small but perfectly adequate. TV was not a high def flat screen, but it worked well. Internet service worked great. The bed was very comfortable. The location was a ways from the big action downtown and on the main part of the Riverwalk, but this extension portion is wonderful for a pleasant walk through the beautiful landscaping along the shoreline. I'd like to come back to try out the beautiful pool area. I think it will be a fun place when it's warmer.
- 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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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn San Antonio
- San Antonio Holiday Inn