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El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The people who work at this hotel are wonderful. The room and all of the other amenities were very clean. It is an old property which I am told is in the process of being renovated. Thus, there were several items which did not work or were missing from the room. The staff did everything they could to accommodate us....

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Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Walking into this place at 8pm (ish) made me feel a bit glamorous! It has that old school Las Vegas Casino look and feel. It qas beautifully done with a Mexican theme. Beside all of the lovely colors and different art pieces, in the distance, you could hear birds chirping and water flowing. Pretty darn awesome! Our party of 2,...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jackie at the front desk was a lot of help! Thank you. And house keepee Moriah was great and kept the room fresh! Thanks for the hospitality! It was a good time easy access to the Riverwalk great atmosphere

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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good room, good location.. Nothing to complain. Rooms were of good size and had all the necessary ameneties. Check in and check out process was smooth. Got the valet parking for $21 which is a bit on the higher side. Overall a decent stay

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Shreveport, Louisiana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had celebrated Christmas with our children earlier in December - and we were wanting to do something fun over the Holidays. We have season passes to 6 Flags - and Fiesta Texas was open on Christmas Eve.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel, great staff, VERY accommodating to our large party/conference!!!! It's located on a GREAT part of the Riverwalk. Not too close to the obnoxiously busy part...just the right distance from both the restaurants (and busy part) and the Pearl (the opposite way). I frequented the cafe for coffee and tea, and Nancy Gonzales & Robert Padgett gave immaculate service....

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stay at many hotels for business and pleasure but we do love this hotel. Great customer services, the rooms are nicely decorated. This time we took some of our cousins and they all loved it. We also like the scenic route from and too the riverwalk.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting the San Antonio area for 1 night and chose El Tropicano hotel after reading reviews on TA and for the price. Check in was quick and Brandon at the front desk was very helpful and friendly. He gave us information not only for the Riverwalk area, but useful information for one of our other destinations we were...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is antique and set back off the river walk commotion. I love that about this hotel. It is quiet and the staff is usually very nice. This was my second visit here. I basically loved the location and the price is right.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overall, the hotel was good. Located a few steps off rhe Riverwalk path thst provided a nice stroll to the busier loop section. The room was clean. Bed was comfortable. The water in the shower didn't get very hot but was warm enough to not be uncomfortable. The A/C did make a lot of noise but didn't bother us too...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

Additional Information about El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel

Address: 110 Lexington Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78205
Location: United States > Texas > San Antonio > East Side
Price Range: $90 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 306
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San Antonio Holiday Inn
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“It took us a while to figure out the configuration of the hotel. But after that - no problem! ”
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