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Room type

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, Poolside

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 3 children)


Get an overview of this hotelCasual family hotel overlooking the Riverwalk

When you stay at El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio, you'll be on the riverwalk and minutes from Tobin Center for the Performing Arts and Travis Park.

This hotel is close to Alamo and River Walk.

Make yourself at home in one of the 306 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Conveniences include desks and coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Don’t miss out on the many recreational opportunities, including a health club, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Enjoy a meal at a restaurant or in a coffee shop/café. Or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar. Breakfast is available for a fee.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, a computer station, and express check-out. Planning an event in San Antonio? This hotel has 37000 square feet (3437 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Renovations & Closures

The following facilities will be closed from 09 November 2015 to 11 November 2015 (dates subject to change):
  • Swimming pool

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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) 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Restaurant 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Conference space 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Total number of rooms - 306 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of floors - 9 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Health club 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 13 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 3437 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 19 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 37000 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Climate control 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Television 
  • 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.


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Braille or raised signage 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types


Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in lb is 25

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Pet deposit: USD 75.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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