Blast from the past as we entered the 50’s era Hotel. The Lobby is now decorated modern to resemble a resort in Mexico. Lobby features: Bar, Coffee bar, Restaurant, Internet Café and outdoor seating. Rooms were small but clean and comfortable. No refrigerators or microwaves in rooms. I had a room overlooking the pool area. Pool area was very nice with lots of seating areas, towels and a small outdoor bar. This Hotel had the largest Fitness Center I have ever seen. Riverwalk entrance across from Hotel and main Restaurants and attractions a 20 minute walk away. Water Taxi does stop at Riverwalk entrance for a fee. Parking is $18 for Valet or Self Parking. Small self parking lot with tight spaces, however cars were gated in. This is an older Hotel so don’t expect the sparkle of a new Hotel but I enjoyed my stay and would definitely come back.
- 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