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El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I booked this hotel in January only because of the Swimming pool. I asked if the pool would be open March 13-15 and Tim R, a property representative's response was "Yes the pool will be open in March and heated just in case." I have attached a picture of this response with my review. That is a TOTAL LIE. 1ST...

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Blue Springs, Missouri
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is a beautiful hotel located right next to the River Walk. It over looks stream that runs for about 8 miles. The flowers and trees is very beautiful and relaxing and just setting outside watching as people enjoy the walk. the accommodations were very great as well as the employees, very courteous,and helpful. I would rate the stay...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's a bed and a room and it served it's purpose but there were too many small issues. - Phone did not work (couldn't call the front desk to complain about other issues) - Drink from previous occupant left in fridge - used towel left in shower from previous occupant. - tv only got decent reception on half of it's...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was pleasantly surprised. Cute hotel. Staff was incredibly nice. Valet was great. Love the birds and tortoise. However, the conference room was extremely cold. There were several factors at play but either way FREEZING.

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Ontario, Oregon
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel was beautiful and the workers were very friendly. I enjoyed that it was right next to the Riverwalk and it was downtown it was able for us to walk anywhere without having to move our car and pay for parking. The breakfast buffet in the morning was terrific the coffee was fresh and hot and the workers were...

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Marietta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good I needed a taller toilet. The door keys did not work. we had to have 5 keys remade during our stay. The tub faucet continued to leek. we tried to tighten but continued to leak during the whole stay.

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Lubbock, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is a must! Next time i go to San Antonio i plan to stay there! The atmosphere is great and close to the riverwalk,mall,market square and restaurants, it even has its own mini restaurant if you just want to relax and stay in and enjoy your stay, and even has a bar! Tge bartender was really sweet and...

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Goodfield, Illinois
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We received a good deal on this hotel on Priceline. This is our first family trip to San Antonio and I wanted to stay on the Riverwalk. The Riverwalk is simply awesome! It's gorgeous and I couldn't love it more! The El Tropicana is away from the majority of the hotels which I actually like b/c it's less congested. It's...

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Jamaica Plain
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Old and outdated. No in a great area of town. Rooms are old and could use updating. No exhaust fans in bathrooms so smoke alarm goes off everytime after showering. Room lock broke and almost cause us to miss our flight. No one available at check out even though when I called later they lied and said someone was there....

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I often look for "gems" when trying to find a place to stay that's got some history. We love mid-century modern, MadMen and the 60's era. This place was perfect for our tastes. The hotel was built in 1962, and has that Florida/Cuban vibe, when Ricky Ricardo and the Mombo Kings ruled the airwaves. We half expected...

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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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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 78205-1313
Region: United States > Texas > San Antonio > East Side
Price Range: RM452 - RM1,050 (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
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“Very dated! Unclean appearance ”
 of 5 bubbles badams1139, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else!”
  • Actually no salads available. Toilet an inch from the wall. Worn down chairs. Dirty microwave. T
  • Actually no salads available. Toilet an inch from the wall. Worn down chairs. Dirty microwave. T
  • Actually no salads available. Toilet an inch from the wall. Worn down chairs. Dirty microwave. T
  • Actually no salads available. Toilet an inch from the wall. Worn down chairs. Dirty microwave. T
  • Actually no salads available. Toilet an inch from the wall. Worn down chairs. Dirty microwave. T
  • Actually no salads available. Toilet an inch from the wall. Worn down chairs. Dirty microwave. T
  • Actually no salads available. Toilet an inch from the wall. Worn down chairs. Dirty microwave. T
  • Actually no salads available. Toilet an inch from the wall. Worn down chairs. Dirty microwave. T
 of 5 bubbles ericd40, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Clean, well organized, comfortable bed, easy operating TV remote. Great view of the Tobin Center and River Walk. All the amenities I needed. Thank you.”
 of 5 bubbles 781marthab, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“A room off the pool is worth it. You even have an enclosed sitting area.”
 of 5 bubbles EBDover, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“could update the rooms a little, clean but has a feeling of an older building”
 of 5 bubbles michellebF1250NG, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
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