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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

I really enjoyed my time there the staff was very helpful and friendly ,the room was great, and the view was spectacular and I will be making reservations and going back there again. I highly recommend it.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for one night and found the staff, helpful and courteous. It was a 10 minute walk to the Alamo and the main area of the riverwalk.The room was clean and the bed and bedding was soft and comfortable. The best part of the hotel was the pool and the pool bar. The pool area was busy with... More 

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Deer Park, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

As usual our visit to the El Tropicana Riverwalk Hotel was a perfect stay. The staff is always very helpful and the rooms are always perfect. The hotel is very accommodating to all your needs and requests.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

I was a little worried to stay here after I read the mixed reviews - but in the end it was clean comfortable & did the job at a reasonable price point. The only thing that was a bummer was the $18 overnight parking - but in downtown I always expect to pay for parking. I should also mention I... More 

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Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We have been here for 8 days and the internet has been down for 5 days. 9 tv channels don't work. The front desk keeps minimalizing the issue, and they do not give the impression that they are genuinely working on it.

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Orange, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay here. The valet was really nice, and prompt; The people at the front desk were very nice, and even put us in a new room, when I didn't like the one we were assigned. The property is beautiful, and the river taxis can pick you up and take you down to the main portion of... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This hotel offers a lot to the San Antonio visitor. The location is perfect. It's right next to the river walk and sites. The gym is quite nice. The gym has newer equipment and larger than most hotel gyms. The pool is fun. Great layout.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This hotel is: 1). Old 2). Filthy 3). Not really on the Riverwalk (at least not where the restaurants and bars are. Is at least a 25 minute walk to the part of h riverwalk you want to be at. 4). Had no amenities. I was arriving late and called to make sure there was room service and was told... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My husband recommended this hotel. It has a very cool, retro vibe. The rooms are nice, beds comfortable. Traveled with my teenage son. Our room had a sliding door that opened to the pool area. This hotel is BIG...we had to do a lot of walking. The hotel is right on the San Antonio river, but about a mile from... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This is probably the worst hotel I've stayed in. We were placed on the 5th floor. It was terribly painted, had stained walls, it looked like someone had wiped their nose on the walls. IT SMELLED. Then we tried to ignore that and got in the room and the beds were lumpy, there was no A/C . No fridge. And... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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 Ave, San Antonio, TX 78205-1313
Location: United States > Texas > San Antonio > East Side
Price Range: $90 - $186 (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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