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Hotel Riviera

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The Esplanade | Devon, Sidmouth EX10 8AY, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Boscastle, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I love this family run hotel. Nothing is too much trouble. From the moment we arrived our car was parked for us and our bags taken to our room before we had a tray of tea and biscuits. We had a drink in the cocktail bar before a delicious dinner whilst we sat in the window of... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Booked another three day break (we have stayed here before) for our wedding anniversary. As always, service was excellent and our room comfortable. Breakfast and dinner was included in the three day package. The three to five course dinner was very good with different choices each night. Like us, most of the guests were retired and many, like us, had... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

My daughter and I had the most wonderful Easter Sunday Lunch. First class service from all the staff, the food was cooked to perfection and presented beautifully. It was lovely to be looked after by polite, friendly and happy staff. If your looking for luxury it is the Hotel to visit. Thank you.

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Poundbury, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We have not been to Sidmouth for many years and we were looking for a quiet coffee and croissant. The Riviera Hotel looked bright and clean and "old school" so we were expecting good service and nice coffee. We were not disappointed. The young lady serving us was cheerful, polite, smiling and happy. The coffee was just as we ordered... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

Booked for dinner to celebrate my wife's birthday, accompanied by our neice and partner. On arrival we were welcomed by the maitre de, and although not guests in the hotel we were made to feel very much at home. The formalities over we were invited to take our seats in the dining room, where we were looked after by three... More 

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We went to this hotel in March for afternoon tea and scones. The lounge was very well decorated, excellent service with warm crusty scones (cream and jam) and tea. An ideal place to go on an afternoon when you want some luxury.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

My Husband & I visited this Hotel last W-end Fri 6th March to the 9th, and it was perfect in every single way, the Staff were really lovely and Helpful and the food was excellent the rooms were spotless, I would definatly be returning.

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We stayed here for two nights over new year and really enjoyed it. I agree with another reviewer, this hotel is absolutely spotless, the housekeeping first class. Food and service excellent, nothing was too much trouble. The Wharton family are excellent hosts and were very welcoming. Our room was furnished and decorated to a high standard, large and commanded an... More 

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Cheltenham
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We have visited this hotel on other occasions and have always been delighted with the service, food and general ambience. However they excelled themselves over the New Year period and we had a really great time. The food as always was excellent, the hotel spotlessly clean and tidy and the New Year party just perfect - great music and atmosphere.... More 

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Sidmouth
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I reviewed the hotel restaurant last year and my party of seven cricket fans returned again for another delightful lunch chosen from the seasonal menu.The quality of the food and service is second to none and the whole party left replete and happy.Perhaps the only disappointment is the absence of other diners (only four) in what may appear an expensive... More 

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