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River Walk

100 Villita St., San Antonio, TX 78205-2798
+1 210-270-8748
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The Paseo del Rio is San Antonio's favorite attraction. You can shop, dine, lounge in a cafe, or simply stroll along and let the strumming mariachi soothe your spirit.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ride” (1,385 reviews)
“people watching” (515 reviews)
100 Villita St., San Antonio, TX 78205-2798
+1 210-270-8748
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Reviewed yesterday

Who knew this little gem was hidden in the heart of San Antonio! I'm so glad we listened to the recommendation of my college roommate and checked this place out! Walking alongside the river was so relaxing! I definitely felt like I had been transported...More

Thank Amy K
Reviewed yesterday

Really enjoyed dining out nd walking aroun the riverwalk. A true gem that is great to explore. Lots to do and see without the hustle and bustle of the streets above.

Thank Mick W
Reviewed yesterday

Really nice area to walk in the evening when the sun goes down. Lots of shops restaurants and bars. Nice views of the river and good photo opportunity.

Thank travel-bag-packed
Reviewed yesterday

Whether you start from the south or the north the whole length of the walk is beautiful. its for all ages, you can have different types of foods and restaurants, shopping centers, boat rides and many other attractions. Plus the lovely posh hotels are located...More

Thank Ranin_Said
Reviewed yesterday

The 'river' is really a narrow canal that winds around a number of hotels and restaurants. We walked along the canals but it was too warm for us to sit outside for dinner/drinks etc... even though the restaurants were quite busy.

Thank MarlsCass1969
Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful, pleasant, easy to walk, good to spend time with your family, has a lot of restaurant options. You can also catch a boat tour.

Thank Francisco R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A nice walk and boat ride through the river in line with Venice but not at the same level, in America it's a nice experience lot of good food options it's worth going if you are around.

Thank HrideshSharma
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was not something that I was impressed by. The walk is nice along the artificial river, which is lined with cheesy restaurants, as motorboats filled with tourists plow up and down scattering the ducks. This is the main attraction of the city, and I...More

Thank pfefmeister
Reviewed 2 days ago

It’s like going to an ice cream shop and just ordering a glass of tap water. For your first time in the city it is a must do. It is very entertaining to learn of why water and river walk is there and the role...More

Thank Janet R
Reviewed 2 days ago

I don't have to say any more than this is a must see attraction. It's great for a relaxing and scenic walk. The day we went it was almost 100 degrees out. But when you get on the river walk the temperature drops, and there...More

Thank Ed H
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Theresa R
Has anyone stayed at El Tropicano? Is it nice and how far from the action?
13 June 2017|
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Response from Daniela B | Reviewed this property |
I have not stayed there but please, let us know how is it in case you stay there! :)
Daniela B
Do I have to pay to get in the River Walk area even though I don't want to do the boat ride?
7 June 2017|
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Response from Gene A | Reviewed this property |
No all free
Darlene S
how close is the menger hotel to the river walk. Is it safe for a woman traveling alone?
29 May 2017|
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Response from Diana W | Reviewed this property |
I would feel comfortable on the Riverwalk at night as a single woman. I like Casa de Rio with their colorful umbrellas and Boudro's for dining.