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    Hotel Riviera

    5 West Cliff Gardens, Bournemouth BH2 5HL, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent60%
    • Very good27%
    • Average8%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    “west cliff” (20 reviews)
    “sea view” (30 reviews)
    “on arrival” (22 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Pets Allowed
    Accessible rooms
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 280 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This hotel has just been taken over by new Managers. They are just the sort of people who should be running a hotel, friendly and welcoming, The hotel is what I would describe as homely and chintzy. Far from the modern minimalist hotels one stays...More

    1  Thank ndr66
    Response from Gary R, General Manager at Hotel RivieraResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to review us and the nice comments we look forward to your next visit Gary

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Thanks to Gary and Theresa for their hospitality and for welcoming us to their lovely hotel. Fabulous room with amazing view. Great breakfast. The hotel is full of character and very clean. We will be back!

    Thank TessYeti
    Response from Gary R, General Manager at Hotel RivieraResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Tess Thanks very much for your kind words it was a pleasure having you stay with us and I still wave to your friend in the flats (but she doesn't wave back) Gary

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    First impressions were not good which was a pity (please read on). Visited this establishment for 5 nights during a conference visit to Bournemouth. On arrival the washbasin was blocked and there was no hot water. The washbasin problem was solved by my being given...More

    1  Thank bikingeagle
    Response from Gary R, General Manager at Hotel RivieraResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to review the Hotel Riviera by the sea Can I start by saying that Teresa and I took over the running of the Hotel on 25th September so didn't have the privilege of meeting you, however I can assure...More

    Reviewed 9 September 2017

    we have been stoping at the hotel over six years dont think we will stop any more last year we enjoyed it and booked for this year o k can get over breakfast but to be told dont do evening meal when we had booked...More

    5  Thank bullockstephen10
    Response from Gary R, General Manager at Hotel RivieraResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to review the Hotel Riviera by the Sea, We are sorry your stay here was not a good one, Teresa and I took over the running of the Hotel on the 25th September and we can assure you cleanliness...More

    Reviewed 8 September 2017

    I have left a glowing review of the hotel previously, which we have enjoyed for probably over 20 years. However, it was sold last year with planning permission for 16 flats, but bought by someone who said they wanted to keep it as a hotel....More

    3  Thank dawood1960
    Response from Gary R, General Manager at Hotel RivieraResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for taking the time to review the Hotel Riviera by the Sea. Teresa and I took over the running of the Hotel on 25th September and Can I assure you this Hotel will remain a Hotel, in my humble opinion to deny people the...More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$204 - US$204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #14 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 34
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    Roger S
    21 June 2017|
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    Response from alanhicks2016 | Reviewed this property |
    I wasn't aware there was a swimming pool, I never saw one whilst we stayed there, which was only one night
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    hemming1963
    13 February 2017|
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    Response from dawood1960 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, to be honest, I did see a dog there a few years ago, but cannot confirm a recent policy on the subject. They have been taken over last year so you would have to check.
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    2 August 2016|
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    Response from Antitrollpatrol | Reviewed this property |
    There is soap, and shampoo and a handy shower cap - they also offer to provide anything you may need as well. Very helpful.
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