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El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel

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Reviewed May 27, 2014

The staff upgraded our room to king size by the river walk which was great. Parking was a bit expensive, a bit far from attractions but the walk was great. clean and nice room, & restroom but the toilet did take a bit to flush but no biggie

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3Thank Gabriella R
Conroe, Texas
Reviewed May 27, 2014

The staff was very nice. After reading reviews, I called on our way in and asked for a riverwalk view room. They were able to accommodate and gave us a great, updated room. Flat screen tv and everything was nice and seemed new. The view was more of a building, but the riverwalk was below. The hotel is on the...

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1Thank Lisa L
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed May 25, 2014

Staff very friendly and receptive. Lobby and bar area has a tropical feel with salsa music on the weekend. Location is on the river walk, but about one mile away from the main attraction area, still, it was an easy walk. The room had a microwave and refrigerator and the air conditioner unit kept the room at just the right...

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1Thank BradJack
Monroe, Louisiana
Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

Our first visit to San Antonio Riverwalk and our stay here was excellent. The entire hotel was very clean, had plenty of flair with the tropicana design. The staff was very helpful. The coffee bar ad bar lounge was very convenient. The river view from the patio was perfect to sit and have coffee in the morning or drinks at...

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3Thank daveY8351BK
San Antonio
Reviewed May 21, 2014

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1Thank Mark M
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed May 20, 2014

My boyfriend and I came to San Antonio during spring break and after driving for over an hour and being turned away from every other place the staff listened to our problem/troubles and did everything possible to accommodated us and ended up finding us a room and while we waited for our room to be clean we were given a...

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2Thank Kileemarie
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Reviewed May 20, 2014

So my husband and I stayed at this hotel the day after we got married & we loved it! Price was excellent and the valet parking was an absolute plus! It's off the river walk and close to everything! We walked down to the Alamo and Ripleys museums from the hotel! Back to the rooms- clean very spacious and our...

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2Thank SarahContreras
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed May 17, 2014

This hotel is a little far from the main riverwalk so we didn't expect much, but it turned out to be a nice property. Very walkable to the main part of town and since we were there when the Fiesta was on, it was a great location! Very helpful and congenial staff and easy parking too. Recommended for families!!

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1Thank HappyDesiNomad
Arlington, Texas
Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

Very unique hotel if you like throw back style. This place doesn't look that nice from the outside but lobby, pool area, and bar are really cool. Has a 1960's Dean Martin and Sammy Davis feel to it. Very clean. No extra charge for balcony room. A little hard to get to but we were very pleased. River taxi is...

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2Thank ThaJudge
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed May 14, 2014

I've stayed here several times now, once on a little one-night getaway with my husband, and then once with my parents and husband, and once with my parents and two daughters (one a teenager, one in her mid20s). We had an excellent time every time. This is the perfect location for us - on the quiet end of the Riverwalk,...

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Amenities

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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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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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 Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78205-1313
Location: United States > Texas > San Antonio > East Side
Price Range: $102 - $233 (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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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn San Antonio
San Antonio Holiday Inn
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“Very dated! Unclean appearance ”
 of 5 bubbles badams1139, 6 days ago | Read review
“Stay somewhere else!”
  • Actually no salads available. Toilet an inch from the wall. Worn down chairs. Dirty microwave. T
  • Actually no salads available. Toilet an inch from the wall. Worn down chairs. Dirty microwave. T
  • Actually no salads available. Toilet an inch from the wall. Worn down chairs. Dirty microwave. T
  • Actually no salads available. Toilet an inch from the wall. Worn down chairs. Dirty microwave. T
  • Actually no salads available. Toilet an inch from the wall. Worn down chairs. Dirty microwave. T
  • Actually no salads available. Toilet an inch from the wall. Worn down chairs. Dirty microwave. T
  • Actually no salads available. Toilet an inch from the wall. Worn down chairs. Dirty microwave. T
  • Actually no salads available. Toilet an inch from the wall. Worn down chairs. Dirty microwave. T
 of 5 bubbles ericd40, 1 week ago | Read review
“Clean, well organized, comfortable bed, easy operating TV remote. Great view of the Tobin Center and River Walk. All the amenities I needed. Thank you.”
 of 5 bubbles 781marthab, 1 week ago | Read review
“A room off the pool is worth it. You even have an enclosed sitting area.”
 of 5 bubbles EBDover, 1 week ago | Read review
“could update the rooms a little, clean but has a feeling of an older building”
 of 5 bubbles michellebF1250NG, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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