We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 29 Rapallo hotels

Hotel Riviera

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Piazza IV Novembre, 2, 16035 Rapallo, Italy
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Hotel Riviera to your Saves list
Hotel Riviera
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
83%
Ranked #11 of 29 hotels in Rapallo
Certificate of Excellence 2013
A recent review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013
Augusto M Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Write a Review

137 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    65
    48
    9
    7
    8
See reviews for
34
54
11
5
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (7)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We had clients from the USA staying at the Riviera in early October, for 4 nights. Their experience was incredible. from the fantastic room with two different views of the town and the Mediterranean see, to the courteous and friendly staff, and the pleasant family run atmosphere. Do not forget to eat at the hotel restaurant. It is very good.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We stayed for one night in Rapallo and Riviera was the optimum choise. Walking distance from everything, comfortable room, reasonable price. Staff was helpful and friendly. We could not connect to wifi at all (with iPhone / iPad), the range was OK but no response from the AP. Breakfast was a OK.

Was this review helpful? Yes
UK
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Hotel Riviera has a good location in a lively town. Family run and all the staff were very helpful, including the one from near Bologna! We received good advice on travelling around. Boat trip and train travel. Good quality restaurant. Compact rooms but all the facilities were good. Good market on Thursdays.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

The location is fantastic, the room was very comfortable, with a brilliant view of the marina and the bay, and the price very reasonable compared with other accomodation in the area. We really liked Rapallo as a town, with plenty to see and do, shops to explore and restaurants to try, and in fact would suggest this as a town... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

On our trip to Sardina, we´ve stopped first in Genua and then decided to follow the coast and look for a nice place to stay. We ended up in Rapallo and decided to stay at this hotel. Positiv: - We were travelling with two bikes on our car and the guys from the hotel adivsed us to leave them in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Exton, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

We stayed in the hotel for four nights in October 2012. The location of the hotel was excellent. It was very well kept and very clean. The staff was friendly especially Lorenzo. (Claudio was lazy). We paid for the upgraded room, but were under the impression that it was a standard room. The room was ocean front, but was very... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Atlanta, Georgia
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
30 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

You cannot go wrong with this hotel (the good reviews/ ratings are accurate, anything else is not). Absolutely great location (walking distance to everything), outstanding views, nice breakfast, exceptional service, very reasonable price, etc. etc. What more can you ask for in a hotel?

Was this review helpful? Yes
Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Right on the water front and within easy walking distance of the railway station the Hotel Riviera was a great find! The owner and staff were incrediblly friendly and helpful the bonus being their English was pretty good (certainly much better than our Italian). The breakfasts were excellent and the added bonus being the two superb dinners we had in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Claudio Gambero (Owner) is the type of Italian business person that you were warned about that will lie and cheat to make more money. This included (at the very 1st) trying to give you a lower quality room that is not what you reserved, not providing Air Conditioning (because it is cold at night or broken or, or, or) and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

Where do I begin - the owner was crooked. When we checked in, he tried to give us a lesser room saying it was all that was open. When I showed him my confirmation, he gave us the type of room we had requested. Our second day there, we had no hot water in the morning. It had been turned... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3

Been to Hotel Riviera? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Riviera

Also Known As:
Riviera Hotel Rapallo
Address: Piazza IV Novembre, 2, 16035 Rapallo, Italy
Location: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Rapallo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Rapallo
#4 Romantic Hotel in Rapallo
#7 Family Hotel in Rapallo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Riviera 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
From the Hotel Riviera you can enjoy a wonderful view of the Tigullio Gulf. The hotel offers 20 rooms equipped with all comforts. We take care of small details to make your stay as pleasant as possible ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Venere, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Travelocity, Priceline and TripOnline SA so you can book your Hotel Riviera reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Hotel Riviera, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.