El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel places you in Downtown - Riverwalk, within a leisurely stroll of popular sights such as Alamo and River Walk. This 306-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. On the riverwalk, it's also near Rivercenter Mall and Tower of the Americas.
Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's buffet restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Start your day off with breakfast, available for a fee.
All of El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel's 306 air-conditioned rooms provide refrigerators, coffee makers, and ironing boards. Guests can expect free WiFi and 27-inch TVs with cable channels. Hair dryers and desks are other standard amenities.
Guests staying at El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel enjoy an outdoor pool, a health club, and a rooftop terrace. Valet parking is available for USD 21.95 per day. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, 13 meeting rooms, and conference space.
- Walking distance to Alamo and River Walk
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Onsite dining
- Outdoor pool
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El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel
El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel opened in 1962 and is inspired by the Acapulco beach resorts of the time. Located in the heart of the Riverwalk, guests are a short walk away from the restaurants and clubs of the Riverwalk's original section and South Bank, as well as from the dining and shopping in the newer Museum Reach section. Other attractions, such as the Alamo, Market Square, HemisFair Park, and Tower of the Americas are also nearby, accessible by foot or by San Antonio’s river taxis, which provide on-and-off access for El Tropicano guests.
The hotel offers an outdoor pool surrounded by a spacious courtyard, fitness center, restaurant, and lounge. Guests at El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel can enjoy the complimentary wireless Internet access available throughout the hotel.
Business guests at El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel will appreciate the 24-hour business center and 36,995 sq feet (3,437 sq meters) of meeting room space for up to 1,000 people.
This hotel welcomes small dogs.
- Outdoor pool
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Conference space
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Multilingual staff
- 24-hour front desk
- Express check-out
- Total number of rooms - 306
- Number of floors - 9
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Laundry facilities
- Coffee shop or café
- Concierge services
- Health club
- Free WiFi
- Computer station
- Meeting rooms 13
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Rooftop terrace
- Poolside bar
- Luggage storage
- 24-hour business center
- Conference space size (feet) - 37000
- Conference space size (meters) - 3437
- Number of meeting rooms - 19
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Smoke-free property
- Television in common areas
- Wedding services
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Outdoor pool
- Free Wi-Fi
- Laundry facilities
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel offers 306 air-conditioned accommodations with hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Premium cable television is provided. This San Antonio hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) and rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available. Housekeeping is provided daily.
- Premium TV channels
- Room service (limited hours)
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Air conditioning
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- Cable TV service
- Free WiFi
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
Where to Eat
Mangos - Open for buffet breakfast daily. Menu features scrambled eggs, applewood smoked bacon, sausages, and pancakes.
Expreso - Espresso bar located just off the lobby area with Riverwalk views. Guests can sip a latte or a smoothie, or enjoy lunch or dinner on the terrace. Menu includes sandwiches, salads, and grilled items.
Room service is available during limited hours.
Nearby Things to Do
The hotel offers a fitness center with cardio equipment and a weight machine, as well as an outdoor pool.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Check-in time ends at midnight
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10 per night.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75.00 per pet, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 75.00 per stay
- Dogs only
- 1 per room (up to 25 lb)
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- Breakfast fee: USD 10.95 for adults and USD 3.95 for children (approximately)
- Self parking fee: USD 16.95 per day (in/out privileges)
- Valet parking fee: USD 21.95 per day (in/out privileges)
- Pet deposit: USD 75.00 per stay
- Pet fee: USD 75.00 per pet, per stay
- An early check-in fee will be charged
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per night
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We should mention
Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.