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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If Great service,stylish comforts,spectacular view and atmosphere is what you looking for -The Riviera Suites and its amazing staff are a perfect match. I booked a Pre-Valentines Day getaway, my partner is a smoker and we managed to hopelessly book into a room with no balcony. Upon arrival i was welcomed with warm smiles,i spoke to the ladies at reception...

Thank lah927
First_Resorts, General Manager at Riviera Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for your kind words of appreciation after your recent stay at Riviera Suites. We are delighted to receive your compliments and we will certainly congratulate the staff that you commended for their exemplary service. It was a pleasure to accommodate you and your interest and loyalty are truly invaluable to us. We look forward to...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in apartment D1 and had a massive side balcony with a smaller balcony overlooking the road and sea. Looked like the room had just been refurbished and was excellent. The bed was comfy and we had all we needed for the week we were there. The parking was not an issue, we were given a fob to open...

Thank SouthAfrican2
First_Resorts, General Manager at Riviera Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for taking the time to review the Riviera on Trip Advisor with such positive feedback after your recent stay with us. Your inspiring comments about the apartment and parking are much appreciated, and we hope to have the privilege of welcoming you to Riviera Suites again soon Kind Regards Charlotte Thomas

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed at Riviera Suites for 5 nights. It is a lovely place overlooking the beach and in a safe location. We received a warm, friendly welcome from the reception staff and they were always helpful and attentive. Our transport from the airport was well arranged and on time. We didn't have meals at the resort.

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Riviera Suites, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest I am delighted that you have branded the Riviera Suites “Beautiful Haven on Beach road”. I will compliment my reception staff on the warm, friendly welcome that you received upon checking in together with their helpfulness and attentive assistance they offered you. I am happy that your transport was well arranged and on time, as service is...

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Unexpected quality in this well situated hotel. The rooms are very large, clean and well designed. I believe the place was refurbished recently. The view is fantastic, just across the street from the sea and close to a lot of restaurants. We didn’t eat in the apartment most of the time, however there are suitable self-catering facilities. The staff was...

Thank CT2CT
First_Resorts, General Manager at Riviera Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We were delighted to receive your commendations about the very large, clean, fantastic view and well designed apartments. Parking is very limited at the resort (12 parking bays with 42 apartments). All the clubs are well informed about the limited parking that is available and must be booked well in advanced, directly with the...

Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Good and helpful staff... for the price it is really Good. The location is amazing, at Sea Point you are close to everything from Camps bay to CBD... not to mention the beach is 50meters away and there is a close by parking so you don't have to worry about finding one each night.

Thank rayan t
First_Resorts, General Manager at Riviera Suites, responded to this review

Dear Rayan I am delighted to know that you loved staying at the Riviera Suites and that access to amenities are easily accessible. Thank you for complimenting the staff on their helpfulness. I thank you for choosing the Riviera Suites and hope to have the privilege of welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards Charlotte Thomas

Leyburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I read some of the other reviews but have not had the same experience. I found the staff really helpful and friendly and keen to please. The room itself was lovely, recently updated I would think. The situation with the parking is that there are a limited number of spaces so you need to reserve one before arrival, I had...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Riviera Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Riviera Suites on Trip Advisor and to share your positive feedback after your recent stay with us. We are delighted to receive your comments about the staff, the fantastic location and the lovely renovated apartment. I have shared your review with the team. Thank you for choosing Riviera Suites and we...

Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The hotel is ideally situated on the beachfront in Sea Point. The service was very friendly and the rooms were comfortable, although some maintenance is required. The availability of a Nespresso machine in the room was a very nice touch. Just a pity that more parking isn't available, but if we can get that confirmed beforehand we will definitely visit...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Riviera Suites, responded to this review

Dear Charles Management and staff at the Riviera are extremely happy to know that your stay was comfortable, the service was excellent and the staff was very friendly. I am glad that you enjoyed the Nespresso coffee machine in your apartment. On your next visit to the Riviera Suites, please contact me personally to reserve parking. We look forward to...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This place is in the perfect location but it is badly let down by the staff who dont seem to know what they are doing most of the time. The room was of reasonable size and had all that was required but was dirty, and was not cleaned very well during our stay The staff though polite where very noisy...

Thank Gordon M
First_Resorts, General Manager at Riviera Suites, responded to this review

Dear Gordon On behalf of the Management and staff of Riviera Suites I would like to apologise most sincerely for your unacceptable service experience. We are extremely saddened by your feedback. Riviera Suites prides itself in delivering the best guest service and strives to get the basics right consistently. Your overall experience is therefore very concerning to us. I wish...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Self-catering venue. We stayed three nights and had a very nice room. Comfy bed and a very large lounge / kitchen area. Not quite sea-facing but one could certainly see the beachfront. Bathroom a tad small with a bath shower, but still manageable for sure. Dumbo here didn't pre-book a parking but at R20.00 per day, it's for nothing. Staff...

Thank Les M
First_Resorts, General Manager at Riviera Suites, responded to this review

Dear Les Thank you for taking the time to review the Riviera Suites on Trip Advisor and to write down your positive feedback after your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear that the staff were so friendly and efficient. Your commendations of the comfy bed, very large lounge/kitchen area in particular are highly valued. Your comments are...

New Zealand
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Very bad place to stay. Done my booking wrong. No car park after I booked and confirm with reception. Drains were blocked. When I report it they promise to fix the next morning. When we came back nothing was done. Dirty water was bubbling up the sink and overflow the bathroom floor. When I went to the reception they only...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Location is everything, and Riviera Suites, situated on Sea Point's Millionaire's Mile, is surrounded by the best that Cape Town has to offer - night life, beaches, restaurants and sporting facilities. Nearby sites worth visiting include the V&A Waterfront, Table Mountain, the wine lands, the Castle, art galleries, museums, malls and top-class restaurants. With uninterrupted sea views in front and marvellous mountain vistas behind, these luxury self-catering and serviced apartments are perfect for a fantastic Cape Town holiday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riviera Suites

Address: 273 Beach Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa (Formerly Hotel Riviera)
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: €46 - €134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riviera Suites 4*
Number of rooms: 43
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Riviera Suites Cape Town, South Africa
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Cape Town Central
#65 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“The higher the better..amazing sea views!!”
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“Ground floor can get noisy at times”
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“We were on bottom floor. Noise of traffic can be a problem. It did not bother us!”
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