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Brighton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 4 nights. Our room with sea views was super comfortable. Food was delicious and beautifully presented, The staff could not do enough for you. Was so sorry to check out after the 4 days. I will be back.

Thank Jeffrey V
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117 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Whilst we were in Sidmouth we spotted the Hotel Riviera, on the seafront. As we had eaten lunch at this hotel on an earlier visit, we thought it would be nice to pop in for afternoon tea. Unfortunately, we were too early, but the lady we spoke to (her name was Julie)aid we could have some tea and biscuits, and... More 

2 Thank YeovilWuppy
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50 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This was a Sunday lunch for three on a glorious sunny day. There is an outside seating area where apart from taking an aperitif you can have coffee snacks etc.I appreciated an ashtray being produced without requesting one which makes you feel welcome and not a criminal Nice choice of starters, some light ones with exotic fresh fruit for the... More 

1 Thank stanleyfamily_12
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We didn't stay here just stopped for a cream tea on the patio, the staff were first class and very very attentive, the hotel lobby and entrance was lovely. Located on the seafront with fantastic views. The young lady who served us was brilliant and deserves recognition from the owners as a brilliant ambassador for the hotel ( we were... More 

1 Thank mrsbigfamily
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed there over the Regatta weekend which included the Red Arrows display which meant a huge increase in guests and diners. Both my wife and I were so impressed with the hard work and dedication of the staff to ensure that the hotels normal high standards were maintained. We expressed our congratulations to the owners and asked them to be... More 

2 Thank KenProsser
Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

On a recent visit to Sidmouth my wife and I decided to have tea at the Hotel Riviera. Not having booked we were warmly welcomed by an extremely friendly and polite waiter, whom we later discovered was called Rob. The attention was second to none throughout our tea and the quality of the food was excellent,fresh and very tasty. The... More 

1 Thank John S
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This hotel is excellent position, rooms food and service was excellent Would recommend . Our room was a seaview . It was pristine everything was immaculate . Barmeals were tasty and served impeccably . Being served your breakfast was wonderful , no making your own toast or queuing for your food again service top notch .

Thank Castellau
Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful time at the Riviera on Friday 26th August. We had booked for tea. My Dad was in a wheelchair and on arrival the staff were extremely accommodating when we asked if we could have a table on the Front Terrace. Once seated I asked the concierge if it would be possible to park at the hotel... More 

Thank Cliff S
Sandhurst, Berkshire
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65 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

When arriving at Hotel Riviera, you feel like a house guest rather than a hotel guest. At no time were we asked our room number and all of the staff, who were really helpful and polite, knew who we were. The rooms are beautifully decorated and it is obvious that they are refurbished regularly. We stayed in a deluxe room... More 

2 Thank A_Traveller007
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29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely traditional hotel in 100% location in Sidmouth. Michael the manager and his staff are very friendly and can't do enough. It is quite expensive compared to new modern hotels in major resorts however it's quite unique and charming with fantastic service which I guess is what you are paying for weighs sea view!

2 Thank Paul G

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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Riviera, with its echoes of the South of France and prime position on the seafront, is the choice for the discerning in search of relaxation and quieter pleasures. Many bedrooms have been recently refurbished, so, whether you stay on holiday or on business you will be treated to the kind of friendly personal attention that can only be found in a private hotel of this quality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riviera

Address: The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth
Price Range: ₹ 18,298 - ₹ 25,343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riviera 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Riviera Hotel Sidmouth
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Sidmouth
#5 Family Hotel in Sidmouth
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Sidmouth
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Book a room with a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles A_Traveller007, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor sea-view are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles petercK6495JD, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“There is a lift to all floors!”
 of 5 bubbles RollingStones2013, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Sea view! Well worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles GSMD13, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“We think 102 or 202”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelandPhoebe, 28 Dec 2015 | Read review
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