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Cozumel
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I reviewed the most recent customer ratings of this hotel prior to staying. Pretty much everything in the reviews was accurate. I checked into one room which had some tile damage in the bathroom and some wall paper wall peeling from the wall near the window. This was not anything that I felt was a big enough issue to switch...

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St. Louis
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I am a travel agent and I like to visit hotels before I send my clients and I would not send them here unless it's a one day business stay and nothing else is available. It's just not my cup of tea however it isn't the worst place ever. The staff was very pleasant and the onsite restaurant bartender was...

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Deer Park, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our visit was a good one as usual. The hotel is always cleana dn the rooms ready for check-in. The staff is always very friendly and normally very up to date on all necessary information. The only difference this visit was the bus/trolleys that use to exist were no longer available and the desk staff were not prepared to advise...

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Thank Vickie H
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Adorable throwback in it's original style. Resident birds in indoor gardens and a lovely staff make this a comfortable, reasonably price choice for direct River Walk access. The wi-fi connection is the only feature in need of improvement. Would absolutely stay here again.

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Spring, Texas
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loved the view of the river. The service was great and the staff was amazing, very nice. It was very easy to go to the river walk and other places in the area...I got a surprise with wine , roses and strawberries which the manager set it up as a surprise for my anniversary...Great trip....

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We enjoy the view and the room, very quiet and peaceful a non smoke makes it better hard to find a hotel like yours. I can't stand the smell of a room that smells like smoke, it leaves me smelling like it.

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Abilene
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is so beautiful, located off the river walk. Love this place. Will be back every January. As long as I'm alive I will always stay here because of the awesome experience I have had at this luxurious hotel.

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Thank bigmike61360
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The rooms smelled and was not very clean. Walls are thin and can hear every sound from the hall to the rooms around you. The beds and pillows were not as comfortable as they said to be. Needs to be updated really bad.

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San Angelo, Texas
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The rooms were clean and it wasn't a bad walk to the shops along the riverwalk; I think it's about 20 minutes if you walk along the riverwalk going down the entrance right across from the hotel and 10-15 minute walk if you go through the streets.

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Lubbock, Texas
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was in San Antonio on business and have never been before. My room faced the riverwalk and was spacious and accommodating. The breakfast was good, although a little high unless you can eat a lot. I just loved the decor and so close to many attractions. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars was b/c my last...

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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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  • Free Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
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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: $132 - $295 (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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“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
“very nice room with a great view...”
 of 5 bubbles 339deniced, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Make sure to tip the cleaning staff!”
 of 5 bubbles JEmeryPDX, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The higher the better, you can hear everything above you.”
 of 5 bubbles Lanetrowell, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Clean but hitting that time for renovation. ”
 of 5 bubbles F8589SOmichaels, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
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