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Hotel Riviera

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been on a Turkey and Tinsel weekend with an ex submariners group. We are a group of people that meet once a year and are aged between 34 - 87. We have been coming to the Hotel Riveria for a number of years and it has recently changed hands and is now in the hand of a new... More 

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights with five friends in three twin rooms to attend Four Tops Concert at the BIC. Suprised on arrival to find different owners than the ones had booked with, but there were no problems with this. The new owners are very friendly and made us feel very welcome. The hotel is in a fabulous position within walking... More 

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1 Thank angela o
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a family, we have used this hotel for over 25 years. New owners have now taken it on with plans for the future. It has always been a hotel where you feel comfortable when you arrive and with the bonus of parking on site, albeit quite tight. Apart from the Marriott and Shearings Hotels, this is the last hotel... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for a night as in Bournemouth for a family event. Had a twin and single room. The rooms were extremely clean if a little dated decor wise. Good comfortable beds. Lots of supplies for tea and coffee in the room. Breakfast was freshly cooked and it was great to have a vegetarian option that was not just the full... More 

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1 Thank rtwelftree
Dorchester, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Thank you to Steve and Bob for looking after my blind brother so well when he stayed recently as a solo traveller. As he is unable to post his own review, he has asked me to do it for him and he enjoyed his stay so much that he booked extra nights. The location is excellent, just a few minutes... More 

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1 Thank AlanGWalsh
Rainham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

i organised a weekend break for our club group of 51 people, the hotel was a delight, the rooms spotless, comfortable and all facilities that we could ask for, the situation and views are beautiful. the chef produced meals that were all that could be asked for variety, quality and quantity. the management and staff made us all feel so... More 

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3 Thank Tony W
Lympne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

From the very moment our coach party arrived at this lovely hotel, one could see that our hosts wanted to make our stay experience a pleasure and it was just that. It is quite a task coping with 51 guests, all with their own ideas of of what they want from their stay and the standard they are looking for... More 

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2 Thank 24Buzz
Northwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We have been going to hotel riviera for the last 4 years and we love it. We always have a sea view room which is a little dated but very spacious for the 2 young kids ( 1 and 5) and ourselves. The breakfast is lovely and we also have evening meal which is 4 course menu which is delicious... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

My husband and myself recently holidayed in this hotel and had a very relaxing and enjoyable experience, mainly due to the friendly, efficient and very welcoming staff in all areas of the hotel....we had dinner in the hotel one night and the food was delicious, we had amazing sea view from room 7 on the first floor. We will certainly... More 

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We spent one night here. Although the sea view from the room was nice, the hotel is a bit old and the upkeep isn't great. We couldn't connect to the free wifi at all – we were on the third floor and the signal was too weak. We were promised free parking, but had to end up parking on the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac with direct access to the cliff top and enjoys panoramic views of Bournemouth Bay from Old Harry Rocks to the Isle-of-Wight. Most rooms have sea views and all are fully en-suite, centrally heated & have tea/coffee making facilities,flat screen digital TV, radio, telephone & hair dryer. Ironing facilities are also available. Free car parking, lift to all floors, secluded cliff garden serving light lunch menu and all day cream teas. Licensed bar & balcony overlook the sea. Excellent cuisine with choice of menu. Cliff top location near to town centre, BIC, pier, etc. Direct access to beach and promenade via zig-zag path, lift or steps. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riviera

Address: 5 West Cliff Gardens, Bournemouth BH2 5HL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: ₹ 8,207 - ₹ 8,413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Riviera 2*
Number of rooms: 34
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“Ask for Rooms with sea views on second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles angelao150, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms I have stayed in are reasonable, but requesting a full or side sea-view adds to the enjoyment.”
 of 5 bubbles dawood1960, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are nice but sea view is amazing”
 of 5 bubbles tonyw193, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“rooms with facinmg sea views are in the back of the hotel and worth booking”
 of 5 bubbles MrsB070, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Do not have third floor Small old fashioned lift metal gate. Sink in room”
 of 5 bubbles penguin107, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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