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sissy in houston
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the first room I got smelled awful so I got a second room.They told me they would call when room was ready they didn't. Hotel is very old wallpaper in bathroom is peeling off.Wedding was going on the floor I stayed on it was very very loud with music I had to complain. Pillows were terrible.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to SA to visit Family and to see the parade on the river walk the day after Thanksgiving. They could do better with this hotel. The staff was nice and attentive, but the hotel itself is worn out. Our room key stopped working day two. The shower curtain was ripped and had holes all over. The hair dryer...

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Thank Mynette V
Reviewed 1 week ago

this hotel is a throw back to 60's. the rates are very economical for a stay right on the riverwalk. The rooms are clean, the staff is friendly and helpful. The only disappointment was the morning breakfast buffet ,often the dishes were empty. My family plans to return next year. i

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I stayed here for 4 nights during our sons BMT graduation weekend for the Air Force. Staff was friendly and helpful. Our rooms were clean and comfortable. We spent most of our time out in San Antonio doing things, so most of our time at the hotel was spent sleeping and showers. The restaurant was disappointing but...

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel had major problems. Coming in off Highway 10, I called three times for directions. Each time I was transferred, the third time, I was transferred to a line that nobody answered. I finally had to go to another hotel to get directions. When we checked out, the guy who sponsored our trip was given the bill for the...

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Medford, Oregon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel, while having a great location, is lacking in several areas. This is an old worn out hotel. They could use new carpet in the lobby--very dirty and worn, they could use a new paint job in several areas and this is the first hotel we have ever stayed at that had no restaurant and not located near one....

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is in pretty good location it is about 15 minute walk from downtown San Antonio along the River Walk. The staff are friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean and tidy the beds are are comfortable thou they could do with some new pillows but that is only a minor issue. The standard of finish in the rooms...

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is a 10 minute walk to downtown and The Alamo and is a 10 to 15 minute walk along the Riverwalk to the main Riverwalk Loop where restaurants are located. The room was clean though the bathroom especially would benefit from a little modernization. There were little aggravations associated with our room, during the stay. The sliding door...

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Delta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice hotel, clean, and located in quiet area just across the street from the Riverwalk. It's a beautiful 10 minute walk to the downtown area with restaurants, etc. It's a peaceful way to begin the day with the quiet walk into town. Our room and bathroom were spacious and clean. Common areas were quiet. We had the breakfast buffet the...

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Waterloo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to San Antonio for the Notre Dame/Army football game. It was a busy weekend in San Antonio so rates were high on the Riverwalk. I opted to bid on Priceline and got a pretty decent rate compared to other rates I was seeing. Check in was really easy. Parking is $16 a day and the lot is right...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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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
Region: United States > Texas > San Antonio > East Side
Price Range: $110 - $259 (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
El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel San Antonio, Texas
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 of 5 bubbles Xamen-Ha, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Nice quiet hotel, although not close to any of the restaurants on the riverwalk”
 of 5 bubbles tashaa918, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“ Don't get a room poolside bar overlooking Riverwalk, too noisy ”
 of 5 bubbles vegarland, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
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