I stay at this hotel only because our company has a contract that forces us to do so. I have never had a good experience here. Noise from outside (single pane windows), noise from inside, HIVAC issues from being too noisy to not working at all. Doors at will not secure to rooms that have smelled like a sewer (literally, as the city sewer gasses were backing up into the hotel), or the usual case of a room's stench of mildew covered by bleach. Dripping faucets. On this last visit one of the elevators was inoperative for most of the stay and there was a teenage Mexican Folk dancing competition going on at the hotel with teenagers yelling and screaming in the hallways at all hours day and night. Repeated calls to the "manager" were to no avail. You can do far better in San Antonio than stay here. Avoid it like the plague.
- 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