El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel

110 Lexington Avenue, San Antonio, 78205, TX

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The guest rooms at this nine-story 308-room River Walk hotel are sleek and modern, with complimentary Wi-Fi, flat screen TVS, Keurig Coffee makers, mini refrigerators and plush bedding. Rooms have one king, one queen or two full-sized beds. The hotel opened in 1962 and “El Trop” as it is known was the first hotel on San Antonio’s River Walk, inspired by the casual elegance of Acapulco’s beach resort. It is in the heart of River Walk’s Museum Reach, just a short walk from shopping, restaurants, the Alamo and more. Check the packages that might include a free night or free breakfast buffet. There is Mango’s Restaurant and Expresso’s Café. Guests enjoy the outdoor pool and River Walk views. Tiki’s Lounge offers a select food menu along with specialty tropical drinks that can be on-alcoholic. The hotel which continues to welcome celebrities as it has for over 50 years, continues to be one of the most popular venues for cultural and social events in San Antonio.

Our Editor Loves

  • The River Walk Location
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • The Pool

Family Interests

  • Museum/Cultural

Family Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Onsite Dining
  • Pool


Don’t Waste Your Money

by tybilljr

Short and Sweet review. They would not turn on the AC to the entire Tower. Bed was swayback. Bed coverings and carpet stained. Terrible location. Slow check in and checkout. I suggest you spend a little more and stay away from this dump. Thanks for ruining our 30 Year Anniversary stay in San Antonio El Tropicano!!!!!!!

The best experience and value in San Antonio

by 878ryanj

I love this hotel soooooo much, it's the only hotel I stay at when I'm in San Antonio...I'm from Austin, frequently go to San Antonio for concerts, vacas to the riverwalk. The EL TROPICANA HOTEL is by far the best place to stay for the money, customer service, and all around vibe...kinda throw back '70's vibe...emasculate service as soon as you walk in. If anything is wrong they fix it...breakfast buffet is to die for...pool are is amazing, if you're staying in San Antonio...definitely stay at THE EL TROPICANA HOTEL! YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED!