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El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel

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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible11%
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“the river”(164 reviews)
“an older hotel”(47 reviews)
“breakfast buffet”(64 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Pros: -Great outdoor areas. Both the pool area and the patios overlooking the river are still nice, even if the decor is dates and the tiles worn. -Nice lobby. Even though they use way too much perfume/scent/whatever it's still really nice and has great social...More

Thank cmac112016
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed here because this was the hotel for my husband's convention. The lobby, pool area, and bar were all excellent. Loved being able to sit outside by the riverwalk to have a drink and read. Enjoyed the pool. Location was in the quiet area...More

Thank 78jennifere
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It appears that the old El Tropicano hotel needs some serious updating.There was a Light fixture in the bathroom hanging out of the ceiling over the sink & next to shower. The chair was so nasty and worn I was afraid to sit in it...More

Thank wan t
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our stay and the location was awesome. The drinks are strong though so be careful ,also try a Dive around the corner called "cowabunga" its just a quick walk while ypur wife gets ready to go out.

Thank Casey M
Reviewed 1 week ago

"Is there still a shuttle service to downtown available?"....."yes"...no there isn't, "Is there still microwaves and mini fridges in each room?".."yes"...no there wasn't...."do you still have the yummy XX frozen margaritas in the bar?"......."of course"......no they don't....."is there another shuttle to downtown?"......"yes 1 block away"......no...More

Thank Melody L
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Amenities
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
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Air Conditioning
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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US$81 - US$182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$81 - US$182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kim B
23 February 2018|
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Response from Tim R | Property representative |
Yes we have already started heating the pool and it is ready to go. Ricky and Speedy are still doing well in the Aviary. We'll see you soon.
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JimmyJ4280
29 June 2017|
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Response from happytraveler4209 | Reviewed this property |
With a reservation, credit card, I don't see why not. But call and ask for a final answer.
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sandyw10
24 March 2017|
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Response from Tim R | Property representative |
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Room Tips
"Most 2nd floor rooms are ON the pool level with either direct access to the patio or a window on the patio."
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"Away from the elevators"
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"Do your research before reserving this room for any business near the convention center. NOT travel friendly!"
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"Honestly cant remember."
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