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Hotel Riviera

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   West Cliff Gardens, Bournemouth BH2 5HL, England
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Ranked #43 of 151 Bournemouth B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We believe for a New Years Eve dinner dance this still remains the best value around. We have been coming here for this dinner dance for many years now and although we have seen changes over the years they have been small (e.g. the crackers used to be really different to the 'bog standard' ones) and understandable to keep the... More 

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Blackwood, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

My wife and I were part of a much larger party who stayed at the Riviera for a Turkey and Tinsle weekend break and it was absolutely fantastic! The hotel was spotless and the staff were very friendly and couldn't do enough to offer a superb service. The food was brilliant and considering they were catering for such a large... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Very good hotel. Staff very friendly, gave us a choice of two rooms, very nice view over the coastline from the room. Room a good size, bathroom a bit small but clean. Beach a couple of minutes walk away and close to the city center. Plenty of places to eat nearby. Free parking was handy. (let us leave the car... More 

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Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Proprietor John Warwick and the Hotel Riviera staff were very welcoming and the location was excellent - both quiet and convenient - above the West Cliff zig zag with superb access to the beach and view of the bay, kite boarders, etc. Car parking on site, dependable free WiFi throughout, and an easy walk to the pier, BIC, or town... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Good clean hotel close to beach and town centre stayed in room 7 nice big room with sea view let down was the pillows on the bed were very hard and lumpy. and the toiletries were cheap need to replace with a better make .

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Very friendly staff, and very pleasant hotel, family run, and the very opposite of the corporate behemoth which fill most of our cities. Good food, comfortable beds, and very well placed for beach access, as well as being close to the city centre. Very sound value for money. Room clean and adequately furnished with a lovely view over the gardens... More 

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Ilminster, England, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My partner and I spent 2 nights here,,as we were going to the BIC and wanted somewhere close. When we arrived, the reception desk was unattended, so we had to search for someone. We found the owner engrossed in his horseracing in his office, and when asked what we wanted, we were reminded a little of Fawlty Towers. We were... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Our stay was very nice, food excellent. A multitude of options at meal times. Rooms were lovely and very comfortable. View was outstanding and picturesque. Hotel was very clean and tidy, rooms serviced every day. Lovely gardens on site, refreshments available at your leisure. Close to pier and other amenities.

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Bletchley, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

A lovely hotel with excellent sea views. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast and dinner both very good and waiter/waitress friendly and gave good service. Room a good size with a kingsize bed , television, tea and coffee facilities, also a couple of chocolates which was a nice touch. A bulb in one of the bedside lights wasn't... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My wife and I have just spent 7 lovely days at this hotel.On arrival we were greeted by John and Clare the owners.Our room was on the side of the hotel with a sea view. Food was excellent as usual and staff were very helpful.looking forward to going back at Christmas.

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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*
Number of rooms: 34
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