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Scenic river winds through the town of San Antonio.
San Antonio, TX
+1 210-244-5700
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Reviewed today

While very scenic in some places, I was expecting more. The water is not as clean as I would have liked and downright smelly in sections. The photos from the hotels were definitely taken by professionals. It is a nice attraction and the river cruises...More

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Reviewed yesterday

If you've got 3 or 4 days and want to take a fun and educational trip, try San Antonio, TX. The city is easy to navigate and there are a lot of historical sites to see. Our first little excursion was exploring the San Antonio...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We’re biased, but going to sporting events in downtown SA is a blast, thanks in large part to the wonderful San Antonio Riverwalk. You can go deep and touristy or just get a flavor from street level now enjoying from the Alamodome or the River...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a unique hotspot to stroll, browse, shop, dine, drink, and even learn some history along the riverwalk. If you're expecting crystal clear, blue waters, you're in the wrong spot. It's a river. The locals hang out here as millions of tourists, celebrities, artists,...More

Thank Doris W
Reviewed 5 days ago

I highly recommend this attraction. We had a great & fun tour guide/boat captain who had every famous person, special event & who lives where all memorized while cutting up this story with good clean humor.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The river Is a great place to go for lunch although a little hot to walk around in the summer. Restaurants are not too crowded during the day and the river is very clean. We walked into some of the hotel lobbies to cool down....More

Thank Joan54123
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have never been to San Antonio or the River Walk then this is a must. Beautiful place friendly people great food and fun. That's San Antonio and the San Antonio River area.

Thank goldfieldguss
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the things I wanted to do on our trip was take a cruise. Since we couldn't afford a trip to Italy and a gondola ride... this was my "Venice" trip! Each boat guide shares stories of the history of San Antonio plus how...More

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to a lot of riverwalks, but I believe this was the dirtiest river. Not sure why, but the water was a murky green.

Thank funtimefamily12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The river and its surroundings have a history to it. Now it has become woven into the fabric of a trendy city, stretching approx. 15 miles through the city and lined with hotels, restaurants and nightlife. The walk is through some beautiful landscape. We saw...More

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Angela B
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Response from Carol B | Reviewed this property |
The Drury is a great place to stay. It's location is perfect for walking to anything you want to see. It's a reasonable walk to the Alamo or the mall.
Lynetric R
May 4, 2017|
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Response from Poindextergoodfellow | Reviewed this property |
$10.00 and the best money you'll spend there. If you are there during Christmas the ride is awesome!!!!
Randall W
April 3, 2016|
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Response from Truman3 | Reviewed this property |
I remember it taking about 1 hour.