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Hotel Riviera

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Good position in the town. Ramp down to beach close to hotel. Staff very helpful and friendly. Sea view from room really was a sea view. Could have stayed longer, will definitely return. Wifi not very good on the third floor. Parking is restricted. Very good place to relax and unwind.

Thank lombardokd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend stayed here last weekend. Staff were very friendly. Room was very old and the hallway smelt of vomit. Good location. The fire alarm was tested Sunday 9 am!! I was not impressed by that. I wouldn't recommend this hotel but I wouldn't say don't stay there.

Thank Kathleen C
Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at the Hotel, which was easy to find and we were really happy to see where it was located. On a cliff with beautiful views of the sea. We checked in, family room for 4, 2 adults and 2 children boys ages (11,13). On entering the room we noticed that there was 1 double bed and 1 single...

1Thank RTB49
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend stayed here for 2 nights.room was a little dated but very clean and tidy with a very comfy bed. Staff very pleasant made to feel welcome.no issues with parking Will definitely stay again.thank you

Thank carperandy68
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Hotel Riviera for two nights with a couple of mates. Honestly cannot praise the staff enough, very friendly and welcoming. The hotel was perfect for what we needed, and the food was very good. Five stars all round, will definitely be coming back in the future.

1Thank Jimmy W
Polperro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I have just come home from a stay in the Hotel Riviera, I cannot praise Steve and Bob enough, what perfect hosts. Breakfast was delicious, the hotel lovely and warm with parking outside. When in Bournemouth again I would stay here. Thank you.

1Thank GillyMillys
Reviewed 20 November 2016 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...

5Thank Sharon P
Paignton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016

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...

2Thank angela o
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

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...

2Thank dawood1960
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

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...

3Thank rtwelftree

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: $85 - $358 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Riviera 2*
Number of rooms: 34
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“Have room with a sea view”
RTB49, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for Rooms with sea views on second floor.”
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.”
dawood1960, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are nice but sea view is amazing”
tonyw193, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“rooms with facinmg sea views are in the back of the hotel and worth booking”
MrsB070, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
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