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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in this hotel for 3 nights. It is further down from all of the main riverwalk traffic but that was nice. The staff was nice. You do have to pay to park (but that is the same at every hotel there). It is a little older but for the price we thought it was reasonable. We didn't eat...

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Denton, Texas
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My boyfriend and I decided on Friday that we wanted to "get away" for a night so we chose El Tropicano for its rooms advertised on the riverwalk. Needless to say we had never been before so when we saw pictures in the main area of the riverwalk with restaurants we were excited to be so close to the action....

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Orland Park, Illinois
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People were nice. Hotel needs a good cleaning. Updated. Pool area is a wreck. Again needs to be redone. Nice location. It was booked. Good price. Breakfast was ok. Cut down the dead trees in pool area

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Leland
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It was ok. The tv only had one channel come in most of the time...it was a little dirty and we didn't have hot water the last day. The people that work there were nice. It is not a very convenient location on the river walk very far from a lot of things.

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Brooklyn
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Hotel must have been in its prime 20 - 30 years ago but has charm. Its dated but clean and comfortable. Compared with generic box chain hotels, I would choose this any day, expeciallys ince it was almost 1/2 the price of other 3 star hotels.

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Foley, Alabama
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The folks at the hotel were very courteous and helpful in finding local hot spots. It made the 11 hour drive worth it not having any problems checking in or out! The wildlife room was interesting, and the view of the riverwalk was amazing! Thanks for a good stay!

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Sydney, Australia
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Fantastic customer service at the hotel, amazing staff, nice location, clean and comfortable, very affordable, would definitely recommend this, walking distance 10min walk to all the nice places riverwalk.

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Philadelphia, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel & rooms clean, front desk very helpful. Can cross street and go down to River Walk. However, it is not in the area near underground shops and walking to that area is more than 15 minute walk. You should ask for directions from hotel staff to get to restaurants and shopping..

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Houston, Texas
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I recommend this hotel even though is a few blocks away from the main riverwalk restaurant area which can be nice too. Across the street is the beautiful Tobin Center and access to the river It's definitely a 70s throwback in a uncomplicated way. Huge nice lobby Very nice rooms with all amenities Fast wifi I would definitely stay again...

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My spouse and I stayed at this '60's era hotel for 3 nights during a convention in mid-February 2017. We were able to book on line for a special, very affordable 'stay 2 nights, one night free' promotion. Parking on the hotel open lot is an additional $16/night. The hotel is a 2 story edifice on a non-commercial (i.e. quiet...

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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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
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  • 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: €90 - €197 (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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“quiet side of the riverwalk”
 of 5 bubbles winkers4, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Air conditioner was quite loud ”
 of 5 bubbles pamg710, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Everything in great working condition!”
 of 5 bubbles gloriaisabelc2017, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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