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Riviera Centre

Chestnut Avenue, Torquay TQ2 5LZ, England
01803 299 992
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Ranked #30 of 36 attractions in Torquay
Type: Health Clubs
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English first
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We visited on June 20th between 130PM and 330PM.The pool was lovely, my wife and our baby daughter had a beautiful time. Staff were friendly and helpful, the wave machine was excellent. Just a shame the experience was marred by the shabby attitude displayed by two members of staff in the cafe. We were the only customers in there. We... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

we had been to the swimming pool before and found it to be clean and well staffed we had a shock when we paid to go in as the price had gone up over £4 and they had no offers for a family swim but the facilities are good but expensive?

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RivieraCentre, Marketing Manager at Riviera Centre, responded to this review

Hi There Thank you so much for your review and we welcome feedback. If you are local to the area and would like to use the Waves Leisure Pool more often, perhaps you could consider taking our a membership which offers discounts on swimming. Please visit our website for further information. More

Staines, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We went to the Riviera Centre on Thursday of our visit to Devon. The weather had been rubbish all week and we wanted something fun to do indoors, after doing some Google-ing we came across the Riviera Centre which offers "waves pool" within their centre. We decided to take the risk and drive 40 minutes to Torquay to check it... More

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RivieraCentre, Manager at Riviera Centre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review and feedback regarding our changing facilities. We have taken your comments on board. We hope to welcome you back again very soon More

Brighton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I took my boys swimming over the school holidays at the Rivera centre we thought we would try the dip and dine. The swimming was great the waves in the pool on the half hour were great the water slide was a bonus. A lot of kids were getting told off for coming down the slide to quick after the... More

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RivieraCentre, Marketing Manager at Riviera Centre, responded to this review

Hi There thank you for your feedback and comments. We are looking into some of the issues raised here and will come back to you. many thanks More

Berkshire, England
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
39 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I never tire of being amazed at how many places in the UK charge you to park even though you are going to pay to get in as well but it is especially annoying at swimming pools ! They should offer a rebate when you pay for your pool entry. The staff were friendly but the changing rooms were dirty... More

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RivieraCentre, Marketing Manager at Riviera Centre, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit to the Riviera Centre, Waves Pool. We are sorry to learn that your visit was not a good one and are now looking into the reasons why the pool and changing facilities were less than perfect for you and your family. We do strive to ensure the pool temperature... More

torquay
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

this pool is a fun pool rather than a swimming pool..love the wave machine..the brasserie is nice..food a high standard..carers go free with client..thats a big plus..disabled facilities good

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RivieraCentre, Marketing Manager at Riviera Centre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to the Riviera Centre and Waves Pool. More

Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Its such a shame this pool is so cold - we had to leave after 40mins as our 2yr old was shivering with blue lips! It was a shame, as it is a fab pool- a beach type style so gradually gets deeper, wave machine every 30mins, a flume (not open when we were there though - grr), and a... More

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RivieraCentre, Marketing Manager at Riviera Centre, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for your review and feedback and hope that you will visit us again soon. More

Devon
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

My family were down for the Bank Holiday and on the Sunday went to swim, they had a marvellous time. On the Wednesday they called to say they had left some of the little ones things at the centre. I called the centre and a very helpful young man checked and said they had them. When I went to collect... More

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RivieraCentre, Marketing Manager at Riviera Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review and so glad that we were able to help. More

exeter
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This pool is fab but the changing rooms are very dated. The showers whilst hit have obviously been made for midgets! Half the lockers/keys are broken and not enough room to turn around in the tiny cubicles! Lastly I hate being hugged by a shower curtain whilst you are trying to get changed. Such a shame as like I say... More

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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

What a lovely pool ! We were absolutely amazed by the cleanliness of this swimming pool. I'm used to grubby changing rooms that you really hate putting your bare feet onto. This was lovely! The pool was great to - it has a wave machine, slides & things for the younger children to use to. Really really liked it.

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