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El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel

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110 Lexington Ave, San Antonio, TX 78205-1313
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Tucson
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The El Tropicano provided an oasis in the middle of our round trip road trip from Tucson, AZ to Gainesville, FL. The hotel had a very nice Caribbean flavor, was well maintained, and located on the San Antonio River Walk. After two long days in the car, a moderate walk down the River Walk was really nice and the scenery... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked our room through a Priceline deal for my husband's convention. Room is a bit small for 4 people (two adults, two preteens and all of their stuff). However, it's very clean and pretty well maintained. Yes, it's an older hotel and you don't get the 'wow' factor of some other hotels downtown. But the pool/bar are good and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

From the moment we walked into the hotel I knew it wasn't going to be a great stay. The ceiliing in the lobby was not leaking but pouring with water. The location is way too far from the riverwalk. The hotel is very old and needs alot of updates. The breakfast buffet is $11 and doesn't look too hot! The... More 

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Louisiana
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Room was not very comfortable. It looked like it needed to be renovated and upgraded. Wallpaper was peeling. Carpet was stained and dirty looking. Door would not close properly, it would remain ajar. WIFI signal was very weak to the extent of almost non-existent. There was only two small elevators so depending on where your room was you may have... More 

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great stay, Rooms were clean and it was on the river walk. A bit of a walk to most of the restaurants, but it was still walk able. Overall really enjoyed our trip and would like to go back there again.

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Las Vegas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I expected after reviewing this hotel on line, a more eye appealing and centrally location along the river walk. It was at the end and quite a walk from the restaurants and other activities. The hotel is an older one with drainage problems in the baths. They do have an awesome gym, but you need a key to get in.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I enjoyed my stay at this hotel. It is located on the riverwalk and has a pretty view. The lobby area is very nicely decorated and very clean. The bar staff was friendly and helpful. The small cafe had nice choices and good prices. The adjacent parking was convenient and $16/day (not sure how that compares to others in the... More 

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Lewisville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am staying here for a conference I attend twice a year. Usually we stay in hotels that cost 2-3 times what El Tropicano costs. So there has been a lot of quiet grumbling. El Tropicano is old and a bit shabby; it's noisy and full of kids and families and young people; the food is mediocre and the conference... More 

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent one night in the El Tropicano. Over all it was a decent place. The hotel is one of the older hotels along the river walk. It was about a mile plus from the main River Walk section that has all of the bars and restaurants so be prepared for a long walk. The walk is not that bad... More 

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Missouri City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel was clean and staff friendly. The building is older but has been updated in the last few years. Their stay 2 nights get a 3 free was great. Over all awesome experience. Centrally located to river walk restaurants, the market and other sights.

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 Ave, San Antonio, TX 78205-1313
Location: United States > Texas > San Antonio > East Side
Price Range: $105 - $207 (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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