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Riviera Centre

Chestnut Avenue, Torquay TQ2 5LZ, England
01803 299 992
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Ranked #29 of 39 Attractions in Torquay
Type: Health Clubs
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English first
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I have just read the previous review on here about 'sleazy staff'???? I would just like to point out that I use this pool regularly and know who Steve is. He is far from sleazy, he is very professional and isn't it his job to look at all people in the pool hall? If he didn't there would be a... More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such an honest, open and supportive review. More

Paignton
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My family tried this pool while on holiday and we noticed that the staff members looking young kids up and down and girlfriends or wife's that I find very sleazy. As we left we noticed the name of the staff and his name was Steve so be careful people and avoid this place

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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55 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We regularly enjoy swimming in the Waves pool, both as a couple and also with our grandchildren. Our youngest grandchild recently learned to swim in the summer course, thanks to the fantastic teachers John and Mike. The pool is light and airy, the half-hourly waves give an opportunity to relax and chat. The children's area is well used and enjoyed... More

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

Dear Wendy, thank you so much for the great review. We are delighted to hear that you and your grandchildren enjoy the pool and facilities. Your support and comments are much appreciated. More

Paignton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Riviera Conference Centre has so much to offer, a great fun swimming pool, gym, cafe as well as a conference centre. The staff are friendly and helpful, all my experiences at the centre have been good ones. It helps having on site car parking, I would like to see the cafe open longer in the evenings.

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

Thank you for your lovely review of our Centre, we are delighted that your experiences are good ones and I will pass your comments about later opening on to the Brasserie Manager. Many thanks. More

Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Pool is lovely, wave machine is good. Price has gone up though and there isn't a discounted rate for families which makes it quite expensive. In future will just use a normal swimming pool which doesn't have a wave machine so don't have to pay those ridiculous prices.

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

Thank you for your feedback following your recent visit to the Riviera International Centre. We are sorry to here that you found the experience an expensive one. We carry out a review of our pricing policy for the Leisure Pool, annually, and this includes comparisons with other leisure centres and swimming pools within our area. Naturally additional items like the... More

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20 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The pool was really good and even for young kids and they live the waves every half a hour and the flume was great to try. Pool was clean and warm nice for a good swim

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

Thank you for your review of our Waves Leisure Pool. We are delighted that you had a great time during your visit here and really appreciate your positive feedback. We hope you will visit us again soon. More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 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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BayBrasserie, Front Office Manager at Riviera Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding your visit, I was delighted to hear that your family enjoyed the facilities in the pool; I will be sure to pass this feedback on to our pool manager. I was however really disappointed to hear your comments concerning the members of staff in our food outlet. I can assure you that I have... More

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
5 helpful votes 5 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
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48 reviews 48 reviews
7 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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

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