Lovely lobby with a colorful, retro look. Our room had a nice view of the pool, which is nicely decorated. The room was clean and comfortable, although we were next to the elevator and it was very noisy. This hotel is a good alternative to more expensive Riverwalk hotels. However, we were unhappy with the bartender who, after spending about 10 mintues talking personal business with a friend, told us it was too late to order chips and salsa--the deadline was 10 pm and if she'd paid attention to her customers (us) we would have made the deadline. She told us she'd go see if she could "scrounge some up", and then never got back to us.
- 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