Frequently Asked Questions - Hotel Amenities

We do not provide valet service. The Innkeepers and night watchman are always happy to assist with unloading. If you have special needs, please advise us before your arrival.

We are street level and at the center of the Riverwalk. From our front door the guest proceeds across the street and takes Commerce St. stairway descending to the Riverwalk. We are only a two blocks distance from the Alamo, and a three minute walk from the Henry B Gonzales Convention Center.

All of our rooms have just one bed. Two rooms are king size and all others are queen size. Only queen suites can comfortably accommodate a rollaway. For larger groups, we do have Sarah’s Suite. This is a two room queen suite, one room has a queen bed, and the sitting has a sofa sleeper, along with 2 baths, 2 entertainments centers, and 2 closets. Sarah’s sitting room is only sold as an addition to Sarah’s Suite and not sold on its own.

No, we have beautiful large walk-in slate tiled showers.

The only differences in the suites aside from the views are that the suites are larger rooms. All rooms have identical amenities.

The Riverwalk Vista is a non-smoking property.  This is done to protect our historic building as well as create a wonderful atmosphere for all. Persons smoking or using any open-flame on premises are subject to a fine of $200 per incident.

We provide a continental breakfast each morning from 8am-10am, an afternoon snack beginning at 3pm and a glass of wine is offered between 5pm-8pm nightly. Our continental breakfast consists of coffees, hot teas, seasonal fruits, breakfast bread, bagels, English muffins, yogurts, cold cereals, hot cereals, juices, boiled eggs, salsa, and at least one hot dish. There are a multitude of restaurants and bars within a very short distance of the Vista to fulfill your needs.  The Innkeepers are always happy to assist any guest with lunch and dinner reservations along the riverwalk or any restaurant in the city.  Please ask us for our recommendations for the type of meals you are looking for or visit the restaurant page for information.

The Riverwalk Vista is a historical 1880s building and does not have balconies.

We do not have a pool, however our guests do have access to the pool at our sister property, El Tropicano. All guests are also welcomed during their stay to use StriVe, our state of the art fitness studio complimentary at the same location.

High Speed Wireless Internet is complimentary in every room. For those who may not have a lap top with them, a computer is provided for their use in our business center.  The Riverwalk Vista has a conference room that can seat up to 14 people, and may be reserved on a daily basis. Rates are $250.00 for full day and $125.00 for a half day’s use.