El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel The DestinationTrue to the Mexican half of its Tex-Mex roots, San Antonio is not unlike a piñata—chock full of surprises and exploding with excitement. History buffs, of course, will not want to forget the Alamo, but more contemporary travelers will find a host of modern attractions along the city's meandering River Walk—a tree-lined waterfront playground where cafes and clubs virtually spill over the banks. Art galleries and fusion restaurants are in no short supply, and the bustling open-air mercado at Market Square offers everything from hand-crafted turquoise jewelry and Western wear to the choicest local produce.The DigsOpened in 1962, El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel was the first hotel to open on the River Walk. While much has changed over the last half century, the hotel's dedication to style has not. Fashioned after the trendy Acapulco beach resorts of the time, El Trop became popular with rock stars and celebrities and has retained its vintage vibe ever since. Newly redecorated Leisure rooms, however, are appointed in modern style, with one king or two full beds, a desk and ergonomic chair, a 37-inch flat-screen TV, and a pulsating shower head in the bathroom. On-site, the hotel features a fitness center, a seasonal outdoor pool, fire pits, and complimentary Wi-Fi throughout, not to mention excellent dining options. Mangos serves a daily breakfast buffet featuring all your favorites, including fluffy scrambled eggs, hash browns, applewood-smoked bacon, sausage, pancakes, fresh fruits, yogurts, cereals, and juices. And it's all just $9.95 for adults and $3.95 for children 12 and under. During the day, check in for a latte or smoothie at the espresso bar, located just off the main lobby area. Drink in the views of the scenic River Walk as you sip something refreshing while sitting on the inviting terrace. Enjoy lunch and dinner with ready-to-go sandwiches, fresh salads, and soups, or enjoy your favorites from the grill menu. There are several other restaurants and cafes within a short walk of the hotel.
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110 Lexington Avenue, San Antonio, TX

Style & History at the Original River Walk Hotel

El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel, San Antonio, TX

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The Destination

True to the Mexican half of its Tex-Mex roots, San Antonio is not unlike a piñata—chock full of surprises and exploding with excitement. History buffs, of course, will not want to forget the Alamo, but more contemporary travelers will find a host of modern attractions along the city's meandering River Walk—a tree-lined waterfront playground where cafes and clubs virtually spill over the banks. Art galleries and fusion restaurants are in no short supply, and the bustling open-air mercado at Market Square offers everything from hand-crafted turquoise jewelry and Western wear to the choicest local produce.

The Digs

Opened in 1962, El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel was the first hotel to open on the River Walk. While much has changed over the last half century, the hotel's dedication to style has not. Fashioned after the trendy Acapulco beach resorts of the time, El Trop became popular with rock stars and celebrities and has retained its vintage vibe ever since. Newly redecorated Leisure rooms, however, are appointed in modern style, with one king or two full beds, a desk and ergonomic chair, a 37-inch flat-screen TV, and a pulsating shower head in the bathroom. On-site, the hotel features a fitness center, a seasonal outdoor pool, fire pits, and complimentary Wi-Fi throughout, not to mention excellent dining options.

Mangos serves a daily breakfast buffet featuring all your favorites, including fluffy scrambled eggs, hash browns, applewood-smoked bacon, sausage, pancakes, fresh fruits, yogurts, cereals, and juices. And it's all just $9.95 for adults and $3.95 for children 12 and under. During the day, c
heck in for a latte or smoothie at the espresso bar, located just off the main lobby area. Drink in the views of the scenic River Walk as you sip something refreshing while sitting on the inviting terrace. Enjoy lunch and dinner with ready-to-go sandwiches, fresh salads, and soups, or enjoy your favorites from the grill menu. There are several other restaurants and cafes within a short walk of the hotel.

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El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel
110 Lexington Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78205

hotel amenities

  • Bar/Lounge Onsite
  • Business Center
  • Golf Nearby
  • Gym
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Pets Allowed
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Room Service
  • Spa Nearby
  • Newspaper

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