El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio, TX

110 Lexington AvenueSan Antonio, TX 78205
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Opening in 1962, the famous “El Trop” hotel was the first on the North Channel of San Antonio’s iconic Riverwalk. Visitors flock to the hotel for its retro decor, pool and tiki bar, pet-friendly accommodations, and convenient location. Additional on-site amenities include the 3,000 square-foot fitness center, valet parking, and free WiFi access throughout the hotel. Rooms feature flat-screen TVs and Keurig coffee makers.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our San Antonio Travel Experts
  • Stay connected with free WiFi access available throughout the hotel.
  • Pet-friendly accommodations are available for an additional fee.
  • Splash around in the elevated pool before grabbing a drink at the tiki bar.
  • Self and valet parking are offered for a fee.
  • Never miss a workout in the 3,000 square-foot fitness studio.

Property Amenities

  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Business Center
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Express Checkout
  • Guest Laundry
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant on Property
  • Internet Access in Public Areas (free)
  • Valet Parking
  • ATM/Banking
  • Concierge Services
  • Poolside Bar
  • Coffee Shop or Café
  • Complimentary Newspapers
  • Smoke-free Property
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from El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel
Check-In: 4:00pm Check-Out: 12:00pm
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.

Optional extras
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

Breakfast fee: USD 10.95 for adults and USD 3.95 for children (approximately)
Self parking fee: USD 20.00 per day + tax (in/out privileges)
Valet parking fee: USD 20.00 per day + tax (in/out privileges)
Pet deposit: USD 75.00 per stay
Pet fee: USD 50 per pet, per stay
Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability)
Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per night

• Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per pet, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 75.00 per stay
• Dogs only
• 1 per room (up to 20 lb)

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Frequently Asked Questions about El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel

Is this hotel pet-friendly?
Yes. Pet-friendly accommodations are available upon advance notice. Should you require a pet-friendly room, please note your request in the “Have Special Needs?” field when booking. The pet policy is as follows:

  • Pets allowed for a charge of USD $50 per pet, per stay, plus a deposit of USD $75 per stay.
  • 1 pet allowed per room.
  • Pets must not exceed a maximum weight of 20 lbs.
  • Dogs only.

Can I reserve a smoking room?
No. This is a 100% smoke-free hotel.

Does the hotel offer WiFi?
Yes. Guests can access the WiFi free of charge.

Does the hotel serve breakfast?
Yes. Breakfast is available for purchase at Mango’s from 6:30 am to 10:30 am during the week and 7:00 am to 11:00 am on the weekends.

Does the hotel have an on-site restaurant?
Yes. Guests can dine at Tiki’s. And, several world-class restaurants are within walking distance on the San Antonio Riverwalk.

Does the hotel have a fitness center?
Yes. Strive Fitness Studio is open daily from 5:30 am to 11:00 pm.

Will my room have a safe?

Will my room have a microwave and/or mini-fridge?
Rooms include a microwave.

Can I request a rollaway bed and/or crib?
Rollaway beds can be requested for USD $10 per night.

Is there a pool at the hotel?
Yes, the hotel has an elevated pool for guests.

When are check-in and check-out?
Check-in is at 4:00 pm and check-out ends at 12:00 pm.

Does the hotel offer parking?
Yes. Self-parking and valet parking are available for $20 per day with in and out privileges.

Does the hotel provide an airport shuttle?

What is the minimum age to check-in?
Guests must be at least 21 years of age to check-in.