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El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel

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Olathe, KS
Reviewed July 9, 2015

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Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

We got this hotel through express deals on priceline and it should not be rated 3 stars. The lobby might look nice but the rooms and hallways is not. It felt dirty so I felt dirty, it had a old smell. I woke up with stuffy nose and sneezing. I will say very friendly staff but that's it

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Canal Winchester, Ohio, USA
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Reviewed July 8, 2015

The best deal on the River walk... The staff was extremely helpful and friendly. They went out of their way to insure I had a pleasant experience. I had an early flight and they called days in advance to make sure a reliable cab was waiting to take me to the airport. The room was clean and the wifi worked...

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Thanks so much for your kind words. We're happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you back next time you are visiting San Antonio.

Pampa, Texas
Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

We stayed her for our honeymoon in 2014. We liked it so much, we stayed again for our first anniversary. They upgraded our room to a suite for free when we said it was our anniversary. It's a little on the older side but to stay on the riverwalk in our price range, we have to give a little. I...

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ElTropicanoHotel, Public Relations Manager at El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words and happy belated anniversary! We are so happy that you stayed with us again. Sorry about the espresso machine being on the fritz while you were here. We hope to see y'all back next time you're in San Antonio.

Reviewed July 7, 2015

We pulled up to the hotel and we realized right away that the photos we saw online were touched-up quite a bit. When I looked at the listing, I thought it was an older hotel with charm. Not the case. It's a run down dirty hotel in a bad part of town. The hotel grounds are filthy. There are cigarette...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

I live in Austin. I decided to get out of town and spent the 4th of July holiday weekend at the El Tropicano. It had a cool vibe, nice staff, a little shabby here and there. The carpet in my room had a big black ink stain in front of the easy chair. The drawer pull on the desk was...

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ElTropicanoHotel, Public Relations Manager at El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks your review and all of your feedback. We'll be sure to share it with our management team. We do hope that you'll stay with us again next time you make it down to San Antonio.

Houston, Texas
Reviewed July 3, 2015

Our anniversary stay at the El T was from 24 through 28 June 2015, and trust me, arriving in the middle of the week is a plus. You have time to acclimate to the hotel without the crowds and noise, and you get to know your concierge staff. Now, on to parking: You have the choice of valet (don't ask...

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Thanks so much for your kind words and for all of your feedback. We're happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you back next time you and your wife are visiting San Antonio.

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed July 2, 2015

The El Tropicano is a newly-renovated hotel in a quiet area of the Riverwalk. It feels like you have walked on to the set of Mad Men as it was updated to have the early sixties feel. The rooms were comfortable, the staff helpful and friendly, and there is a bar with great drinks, live music, and a grill that...

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ElTropicanoHotel, Public Relations Manager at El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review Maria. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you back next time you are visiting San Antonio.

Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

We got there late. Took forever to get checked in. We were suppose to have breakfast with our room but it wasn't on the reservations. Got a hassle until the manager said just do it for them. Should have just gone somewhere else for breakfast as it was only so so. Valet Was wonderful, the nices people there. Paid $10...

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Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

At first I was worried that the hotel was no going to be what I was looking for but I was surprised with what I found. The hotel is close to river walk like a 10 mins walk by the river, my family and I enjoyed those evenings walks through the river.the hotel offers a nice breakfast for a fee...

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Thanks for your review Richard. We're so glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay. We hope to see y'all back next time you're visiting San Antonio.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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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: $96 - $217 (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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“Remove rugs and paint the walls. Safe in the rooms is good to have to put money, jewelry, passport, etc.”
TequilaOnyx, 1 week ago | Read review
“garage elevators only go up 3 floors. If you want acess closes to the parking lot this would be the way to go. ”
chade171, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“hair in the shower that wasn't ours, hair in the sink that wasn't ours, the mirror in the bathroom had graffiti written on it and only showed when the mirror got steamy which tells me the mirror does not get cleaned daily. mold growing under the soap dish in the shower, corners of the bathroom dirty, rust in the corner, paint chipping off the doors. Hair and dust in the dresser drawers that wasn't ours, curtains had rips and tears in it, the windows looking out were dirty, ”
163tommyj, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“don't choose a room here...not quiet and poor quality rooms!!”
tmccoy74, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Avoid this hotel!”
kisscoop, 3 weeks ago | Read review
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