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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First, some context. I stayed at the Riverside resort at the end of November to early December 2016. I was actually in north Cyprus on business and only selected Riverside as the cost was too good to refuse (£360 including flights and transfers for an 11 night stay; B&B, booked via Cyprus Paradise who were excellent). At that money, the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at riverside quite a few times over the years. we went back for a visit while we where over in Cyprus this month. We are so disappointed how it has changed. It used to be so pretty with lots of shrubs and flowers . But now it is built up with lots of buildings. It has completely changed... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

booked for 10 day trip with Cypus Paradise, as others have stated before can be problems, ariived late and check in was slow as only one bellhop available to show us our room. However room comfortable and food was adequate, could be like school dinners as restaurant often full up in evening.Some way out of Kyrenia but dolmus available 10... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'll start with the negatives, when we arrived at reception it seemed a little confused and chaotic, a bit Faulty Towers, as another guest commented. There is very little information available and even when I asked for information the answer was always a bit vague. This hotel is not located close to a beach and when we were there (November)... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at the hotel after a long journey from England at approx 10pm and was greeted with an awful stench as soon as we got off the transfer bus-smelled like sewage! Not what we were expecting after reading some good reviews. Booking process is laborious and the staff seem to have no idea what they are doing and are very... More 

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Mainz, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having been here in the 90s, I remembered the beautiful gardens and peaceful atmosphere. When I returned now I booked a one bedroom "villa" (i.e. studio), admittedly at a rather cheap price. I travel a lot with small budget, so I'm definitely used to quite some challenges and don't need much luxury. But here I was confronted with more than... More 

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Fauldhouse
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent two weeks in May 16 at Riverside Gardens and returned again in October 16. Again we enjoyed our holiday very much. Our only slight problem was the food in the dining room was very limited for choice and we thought quite bland, however we had a few meals in the a la carte restaurant and thoroughly enjoyed them... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

After reading the recent reviews I nearly rebooked a different hotel. I'm glad I didn't. So far I have found the staff totally friendless and eager to be helpful where needed, even down to the very hardworking domestics. Yes everyone is busy, especially the lady on reception but unless you are making stupid demands on her she is eager to... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stayed for 1 week all inclusive at the beginning of October 2016. We had booked a villa, but we were given a large room instead. We didn't complain because we liked the room. The staff were friendly and the maid was really good in our room, but we heard from other guests that their experience wasn't so good. The... More 

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Kolbotn, Norway
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

We arrived at 05:30 and met by a friendly receptionist,who showed us to our room just as dawn appeared. The room was OK with a tiny fridge and water boiler,There was 2 bottles of water in the fridge as well as a sandwich package,which was a nice touch. On leaving reception a fellow traveler had to ask the receptionist to... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Riverside Holiday Village of Northern Cyprus is set in the beautiful tranquil foothills of Kyrenia in a perfect setting of some of the most spectacular gardens ever to be seen in North Cyprus. Like most cyprus hotels all rooms are air-conditioned and have a fresh water swimming pool and indoor swimming pool and a fantastic aqua park, sauna and a massage parlor. Outdoor facilities include horse riding and tennis courts. Unlike some other Cyprus hotels, baby sitting services are also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverside Garden Resort

Address: Mersin 10 TR, Alsancak - Karavas 9200, Cyprus (Formerly Riverside Holiday Village)
Region: Cyprus > Kyrenia District > Alsancak - Karavas
Price Range: €20 - €61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riverside Garden Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 84
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Riverside Holiday Village Hotel Alsancak - Karavas
Riverside Holiday Village Kyrenia
Riverside Holiday Village Hotel Kyrenia
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“Avoid rooms close to the bar and reception area; very noisy day and night.”
 of 5 bubbles stephenbX5687FC, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“best rooms here are those, which you book somewhere else...”
  • pot had to stay there throughout the stay to prevent flooding. even after they sent a plumber...
  • not only broken but dirty as well
  • changed last time in the 1960s?
  • it's a feature, not a bug?
 of 5 bubbles TAK85, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The hotel rooms are lovely, very spacious with a super shower. The villas are also lovely. We have been in both and liked both.”
 of 5 bubbles MayS460, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you have mobility issues hire a car and ask for a room near the restaurant and where you can park the car close by.”
 of 5 bubbles 978debrat, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor it's nice gardens”
 of 5 bubbles basildoncouple, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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