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Hotel Riviera

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   West Cliff Gardens, Bournemouth BH2 5HL, England
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Ranked #42 of 150 Bournemouth B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
PatriciaBickers Kent, England, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kent, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was 5 star, staff was brilliant, had a wonderful stay and will be recommending to friends and family, we will revisit.it was close to all amenities we required. Food was excellent. Room was lovely and clean.Beautiful views.

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Burnley, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So, we arrived on Saturday the 19th of July and we departed on Wednesday 30th of July. This is the 4th time we have come back to this hotel, it is that good. The staff are lovely, kind and caring and will help you with any problems, issues or questions that you have. There is ALWAYS at least one member... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

A family run hotel with excellant staff, the room service was spotless cleaned everyday, everyone so friendly and helpful. The food was excellent and generally a very homely atmosphere. Beautiful gardens and situated in an ideal spot with wonderful views of Bournemouth Bay with beautiful beaches.. Value for money and would definately go back

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Market Drayton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Malcolm and I booked three days in this hotel, after a friend recommended it. We were NOT disappointed, loved it ! The best thing I can say about this this hotel 'feels like home' !! Never stopped laughing, felt SO relaxed there, and the food was out of this world, as was the service. We will be back, john and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Had wonderful 5 days at the Hotel Riveria, staff always really helpful and friendly, room serviced and spotlessly cleaned every day, breakfast was excellent, the cliff and sea views from the hotel plus the hotel gardens are lovely with wonderful Bournemouth beach just a walk away. Public transport is good with bus stops near the hotel for getting into town.... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Many thanks yet again to John, Clare and the staff for a wonderful week. I have stayed here many times over the years and would not want to stay at any other hotel in Bournemouth. The rooms may not be the largest but the food is excellent, the location cannot be beaten and there is always a warm and friendly... More

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Very comfortable, excellent sea views,most helpful staff.Comprehensive information.Truly beautiful gardens.Within easy walking distance of the town centre.Also good public transport links nearby.Good access to the beach

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Had an enjoyable 5 days in June .Staff all very friendly and helpful.Hotel clean and rooms serviced daily. Excellent meals at a reasonable price proportions rather large. Had my 92 year old mother who really enjoyed herself and able to use Hotel's wheelchair to get her to the beach.She also enjoyed the wonderful sea views. Hotel happy for visitors to... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

A traditional sentimental friendly hotel the British do so well, Riviera is just that. Friendly staff, fantastic location and proximity to town and beaches without being too close to the vibrant nightlife. Views of surrounding coastline and beaches are breath taking. I urge you to take the half board option, the evening dinners are fabulous and plentiful and fantastic value... More

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Telford, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Friendly, very clean, fantastic breakfast, staff very welcoming, fantastic sight/views, will definitely go again, gardens and the views were fantastic, nice to sit out on the bar verandah with a drink looking at the sea, food/drink very reasonable, can not fault the hotel/staff.

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Address: West Cliff Gardens, Bournemouth BH2 5HL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Riviera 2*
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The hotel is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac with direct access to the cliff top and enjoys panoramic views of Bournemouth Bay from Old Harry Rocks to the Isle-of-Wight. Most rooms have sea views and all are fully en-suite, centrally heated & have tea/coffee making facilities,flat screen digital TV, radio, telephone & hair dryer. Ironing facilities are also available. Free car parking, lift to all floors, secluded cliff garden serving light lunch menu and all day cream teas. Licensed bar & balcony overlook the sea. Excellent cuisine with choice of menu. Cliff top location near to town centre, BIC, pier, etc. Direct access to beach and promenade via zig-zag path, lift or steps. ... more   less 
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