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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.
100 Villita St., San Antonio, TX 78205-2798
+1 210-270-8748
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 December 2003

My husband and I just returned from visiting San Antonio, Texas and the thing that I enjoyed most of all was walking through the River Walk at night. It was one of the most romantic places that I have ever visited. They offer something for...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 17 April 2005

The river walk is far over rated by all. It is simply a dirty river with narrow sidewalks on the side. Often times it is too crowed to enjoy yourself and it seems like the hottest place in San Antonio. I think that many attractions...More

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All reviews boat ride lots of restaurants people watching street level christmas lights nice walk both sides water taxi the pearl downtown area great place to visit walk around boats ducks taxis trees barge
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always enjoy boat ride. We had very informative and entertaining driver. Worth the price to hear enough the river walk and see sites.

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Reviewed yesterday

is a must for San Antonio, take it twice, you must see it during the day and at night...is a great experience.

Thank justogabriel
Reviewed yesterday

We were there on a Saturday with our dog. It was very busy and difficult to walk with the dog – hard to enjoy the sites – might be better during the week. A beautiful walkway when not having to deal with so many people.

Thank Marianne M
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are a ton of restaurants to choose from on the river walk and the boat taxi and river cruise are nice as well. It is a pretty walk

Thank spike9090
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a very nice place to eat and drink in a very relaxing and open air setting. Plenty of choices for food or beverages.

Thank adprochris222
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A must see when visiting SA. Walk along the beautiful tree lined sidewalks. Lots of restaurants and outdoor entertaining that all ages can enjoy.

Thank jaimelovebug
Reviewed 2 days ago

Been to San Antonio before, but this is the first time I made it to the River Walk. Great area to walk around and see different things.

Thank tazmaniandvl
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I came to town for a 3 day business trip. I stay at a hotel near the river walk. There are so many places to eat and shop everyone should find something they like! I did the flat bottom boat tour also and it was...More

Thank michelleshanksbrown
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Certain parts are beautiful, certain parts are boring. It was kind of confusing to find your way around also. The prettiest and busiest parts are by the Riverwalk Mall, I highly recommend starting there. Definitely do the boat tours!!! It’s stroller friendly also, we went...More

Thank danielleboard
Reviewed 3 days ago

Most of River Walk is quiet - no restaurants, no shops, no people...so it's a nice place for a stroll. The busy area is quite touristy. Didn't eat at any of the restaurants and the shops didn't offer anything we'd be interested in.

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Response from 391russelln | Reviewed this property |
i saw several people in wheelchairs
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Response from 490lynnm | Reviewed this property |
Are you looking to stay downtown or out of the city? First, I really recommend making reservations early because The Alamo Bowl books up most hotels quickly, at a premium. If you want to stay near the historic Riverwalk... More
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Casa Rio on the Riverwalk is the oldest and one of the best!