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Austin Area
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel is located 6 blocks from the Alamo, overlooks the start of the Museum Reach section of the Riverwalk; the convention center is 9 blocks away. Southwestern-style guestrooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, premium cable channels, and bathrooms with pedestal sinks. Spent 3 nights on a very comfortable bed in a room with all the amenities...

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Southwest Harbor, Maine
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We travel a lot and stayed in hotels from 5 star hotels. This is a cute and very friendly place.a and clean you can see they have done some upgrades room is clean and yes there are some areas that need a little attention but it's great price you can't go wrong. I was reading the reviews some people are...

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Tim R, General Manager at El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review and glad that you enjoyed your stay at the hotel and San Antonio. We are constantly working to improve the property and we have some exciting changes with our rooms in 2017. We look forward to your return visit. Regards, Tim

hope valley, United States
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I recently had the pleasure of staying at the El Tropicano for a reunion with a group of my college classmates. I found the hotel to be very accommodating to us during our stay. The rooms were spacious and very clean. There was ample room in the lobby area for us to meet up with our group and for us...

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Lubbock, Texas
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This hotel was right on public trans route, the city changed route and no longer has bus service nearby. Quite a walk to main portion of riverwalk. The front desk wasn't very helpful. Valet was helpful and got our vehicle so we wouldn't have to walk about a mile. Had to find public parking and wasn't a problem. Public trans...

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Harrisburg, Oregon
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We were a large group, my husband's ship buddies that spanned over 40 years. El Tropicano was welcoming as we had a Hospitality Room for home base for quick meetings and meals, snacks. Their Bar set up was great when we had an open bar. The rooms were clean and the air conditioner worked! Overall what impressed me was the...

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Bokchito, Oklahoma
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Watch the reservation price and actual room rate at time of payment. Roach found in room, musty smell in the halls and room, sometimes air didn't work very good, water leaked from room above into our bathroom,

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Rocklin, California
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Although a great hotel at one time it is now in need of modern upgrades, i.e., sufficient electric plugs in room for electronics , safe in room, restaurant service in AM besides buffet, open evenings for dinner, working ice machines on floors, dry goods store for toothpaste, shaving crème, small snack items, personal hygiene and health supplies, etc.,. convenient and...

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Harvey, Illinois
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Great bargain and location . On the quite end of the Riverwalk, close to downtown. Tour bus stop and street parking available if you don't want to use hotel parking. Restuarants with free parking close by.

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New Albany, Ohio
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This hotel is right on the Riverwalk, although a distance from the main area. It was probably a 10-15 minute walk to get down to the area with the restaurants and other areas, but a very pleasant walk as it is much cooler down on the river. Our room was very clean and comfortable. Staff was very accomodating to any...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Love mark Reed! He was very kind and accommodating. I requested an early check in and he made sure it happened. Room service was friendly. Rooms were clean and cozy. The air conditioning worked great ! Would stay again. Thank you!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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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 Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78205
Region: United States > Texas > San Antonio > East Side
Price Range: $109 - $262 (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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Holiday Inn San Antonio
San Antonio Holiday Inn
El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel San Antonio, Texas
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