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El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

I brought my family to El Tropicano, to keep our San Antonio trip affordable. The MOD, Jennifer Grillo was AMAZING! She found us the perfect room, dining options, and parking. The hotel shared areas, rooms and amenities were right on par with the cost! Thank you Jennifer and El Tropicano for a fabulous holiday. ~The Cardenas Family

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Tim R, General Manager at El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting our wonderful city! Jennifer is a wonderful asset to the hotel and I am certainly glad to hear that she was able to help you navigate and enjoy the many fun things to do in the area. Happy Holidays! Tim

Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed staying here for our anniversary. Loved the atmosphere, and watching the lights at the museum across the river walk. Had a peaceful nights sleep. Beds are comfortable and rooms were clean. Will definitely stay here again.

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Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 15 November 2015

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Stayed for 1 night after dining on the Riverwalk. Good location. Staff friendly. Room basic, overlooking a roof of the hotel. Comfortable bed. Only 1 lift working. Drinks machine not working in our corridor.Attractive lobby and bar with balcony overlooking the river. Breakfast buffet was very good, worth paying $9.95. Would stay again but go for an upgrade.

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Reviewed 12 November 2015

Wonderful, everybody was very helpful, Margaritas at the Bar super!! Service excellent great location Margaritas during Happy Hour Super Personnel was very helpful Wee had a conference with an opening reception and all attendees were very happy with the service, breakfast was good, and lunch as well.

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Reviewed 11 November 2015

The lobby is retro, the hallways are dated, cleanliness is lacking, but it is an average okay place to stay. This place could be great. If management would walk around taking notes, a cleaning rag, notes on needed maintenance and service improvement could bump this up a star overnight. We did contact management about a taxi issue and management is...

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Florida
Reviewed 6 November 2015

A friend and I checked in for a 4-night, girls only Halloween weekend. We were immediately impressed with the beautiful lobby and helpful front desk staff. The lobby was decked out for Halloween. The historic suitcases display upstairs was quite interesting. We asked a dozen questions, and the young man handling our check-in never lost patience. We had a bit...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 4 November 2015

The first night (Oct. 30) a loud Halloween party was raging out of control around the pool in the open area below some of the room. Unfortunately, I was in one of those rooms, 347. After 10:30 pm, I called the front desk to ask that the party be quieted down. I was assured that it would not go on...

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Richland Hills, United States
Reviewed 3 November 2015

All of the negative reviews had me totally freaking out about staying here. I was pleasantly surprised. The hotel has a very tropical feel which made me very happy because I love the Caribbean. The front desk staff was very warm and friendly. They were extremely helpful when I asked if there was a mode of public transportation to get...

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Richland Hills, Texas
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I don't understand all of the complaints I have seen. I booked my hotel through Priceline. When I booked it and it showed us the name of the hotel I immediately googled it to see where we were staying. I was totally freaked out by all the bad reviews. I was pleasantly surprised. The hotel lobby is very retro and...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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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 Ave, San Antonio, TX 78205-1313
Region: United States > Texas > San Antonio > East Side
Price Range: RM411 - RM939 (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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“Remove rugs and paint the walls. Safe in the rooms is good to have to put money, jewelry, passport, etc.”
TequilaOnyx, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“garage elevators only go up 3 floors. If you want acess closes to the parking lot this would be the way to go. ”
chade171, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“hair in the shower that wasn't ours, hair in the sink that wasn't ours, the mirror in the bathroom had graffiti written on it and only showed when the mirror got steamy which tells me the mirror does not get cleaned daily. mold growing under the soap dish in the shower, corners of the bathroom dirty, rust in the corner, paint chipping off the doors. Hair and dust in the dresser drawers that wasn't ours, curtains had rips and tears in it, the windows looking out were dirty, ”
163tommyj, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“don't choose a room here...not quiet and poor quality rooms!!”
tmccoy74, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“Avoid this hotel!”
kisscoop, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
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