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The San Antonio River Walk (also known as Paseo del Río) is a network of walkways along the banks of the San Antonio River, one story beneath downtown San Antonio, Texas. Lined by bars, shops and restaurants, the River Walk is an important part of the city's urban fabric and a tourist attraction in its own right. Those looking to stay nearby or on the River Walk can enjoy a great time at the Drury Plaza River Walk San Antonio located directly on the beautiful River Walk with so many free amenities like a hot breakfast, Wi-Fi anywhere in the hotel, local and long distance calls (up to one hour), an afternoon "Kickback" with food and drinks everyday, and fountain drinks and fresh popcorn in the lobby daily. Also on the River Walk is the Homewood Suites with a rooftop pool and whirlpool, laundry facility, free breakfast, and floor-to-ceiling windows, the San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk with free airport shuttle service, pet-friendly, and a full service Starbucks, and The Westin Riverwalk with Spanish colonial decor, comfortable beds, and an outdoor swimming pool. Other notable downtown hotels include the Hilton Palacio Del Rio with an elevator ride straight down to the River Walk with bed & breakfast packages, TownePlace Suites by Marriott Downtown with free breakfast, high-speed internet access, and an evening guest reception serving food and drinks, and the Grand Hyatt San Antonio which offers guests a river-level cafe, 24-hr gym, heated outdoor pool, and spacious suites. Any stay on or near the River Walk is a wonderful experience.