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Houston, Texas
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was the second time staying there and we have decided to make this our spot to stay every time we visit San Antonio :) which it's more than seven times a year. It's close to everything the rooms are always clean and service it's always pleasant:)

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel is located on the Riverwalk and walking distance of downtown...about a mile. I felt very safe walking to and fro at any time of day or night. The hotel is older but has been fairly well taken care of, is clean, friendly staff. I used the Fitness Center several times...the equipment is in good condition and the Center...

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Fort Worth
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Hotel looks very old and the rooms are not clean at all! We had to have them come and clean the bathrooms and remake the beds. The beds had someone's hair in them. We had to switch rooms, the room did not have a microwave nor did it have a mirror. the Elevator stopped working and their is only...

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Odessa, Texas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So after calling around I found this place close to the river walk in San Antonio , I was overwhelmed by the price at over 200 a night , arrived at the lobby and checked in feeling a little better because the lobby looked amazing , wasnt pleased about having to pay 16 dollars a day for parking and parking...

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Helotes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is a little older and the lobby smells like dog shampoo. Front desk was friendly and accommodating when I asked if they could change us from the 2 double beds. Unfortunately our new queen room faced a parking lot and was right by the elevators so a lot of noise from people coming and going. Room smelled (old...

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Newport News, Virginia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We there for a convention and everything was good! They were very attentive too all our needs. Thank you for a successful weekend. Our banquet area was beautiful .The staff was helpful. Our room was well tended to. Great view from the room

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Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When visiting San Antonio, be sure to take one of the Viator Hop-On, Hop-Off tours. Whether it's the city tour, or the Missions tour. However, make sure you ask for Jenny as your driver. She was fantastic with her local knowledge and professionalism with passengers. Other than that, The El Tropicano is one to stay at.

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Cozumel
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I reviewed the most recent customer ratings of this hotel prior to staying. Pretty much everything in the reviews was accurate. I checked into one room which had some tile damage in the bathroom and some wall paper wall peeling from the wall near the window. This was not anything that I felt was a big enough issue to switch...

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St. Louis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a travel agent and I like to visit hotels before I send my clients and I would not send them here unless it's a one day business stay and nothing else is available. It's just not my cup of tea however it isn't the worst place ever. The staff was very pleasant and the onsite restaurant bartender was...

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Deer Park, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit was a good one as usual. The hotel is always cleana dn the rooms ready for check-in. The staff is always very friendly and normally very up to date on all necessary information. The only difference this visit was the bus/trolleys that use to exist were no longer available and the desk staff were not prepared to advise...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: £76 - £167 (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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“3 times to ask for sink and shower issues is way too many.”
 of 5 bubbles F9152EKjohnk, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We usually opt for the rooms with the riverview and king bed, this time we had a suite and it was a very nice layout, especially if you have more than 2 people. Very roomy, living area, table area.”
 of 5 bubbles 736vickieh, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“very nice room with a great view...”
 of 5 bubbles 339deniced, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Make sure to tip the cleaning staff!”
 of 5 bubbles JEmeryPDX, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The higher the better, you can hear everything above you.”
 of 5 bubbles Lanetrowell, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
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