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Hotel Riviera

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AY, England
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Ranked #8 of 12 Hotels in Sidmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Initial impression were good with the Hotel Riviera as apart from the dated décor, this hotel is clean and by that I mean super clean. Our room was probably the cleanest hotel room we ever had and we stay in some of the very best hotel in the World so this is high praise. The disappointing thing is that the... More

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La Paz, Bolivia
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good food, attentive staff, good location (our room overlooked the sea front), clean room, and convenient car parking (if paid for). However, for a couple (price is per person), this is an expensive hotel, and there is no air conditioning or double/secondary glazing, which might be expected for this price. We were woken in the middle of the night by... More

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at this hotel for two nights, can not fault a thing about it. Hotel is spotless as are the bedrooms, the staff are also faultless, in fact they all go out of their way to do anything for you. We have stayed in a lot of hotels in this country and abroad, and this hotel would appear in our... More

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Kosice, Slovakia
19 reviews 19 reviews
18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are not English but we have been coming to Devon and Cornwall every summer for almost twenty years and we usually spend a month at least there. So we have stayed in a lot of hotels, usually by the sea. This hotel is ok, it is clean with new furniture, there is very kind and helpful staff but the... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had bank holiday weekend at the riviera hotel food great and plenty of choice staff marvelous nothing to much trouble cleanliness throughout hotel supurb great location on sea front could not ask for better will be going again

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many visitors eat too much on holiday in Sidmouth,and the older visitor often suffers from chronic bloated tummy. It will not happen at The Riviera, the food is quite excellent, fresh, and sensible portions. Whether it is breakfast, lunch or dinner, the quality is consistent,and even if you go for the five course dinner menu, you will not get the... More

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Spalding, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We have just returned from staying 4 nights at the Riviera Hotel in Sidmouth. The hotel is superb - it is situated right on the sea front and you couldn't want anything better. The staff are always eager to please and are very efficient and standards really high. Having had the last two years holidays in Nice, France my husband... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

We've just stayed at the Hotel Riviera for a week and it's one of the nicest we've stayed in. We opted for a sea view room, it was a large bedroom & ensuite bathroom all of which was fitted out to a high standard. The view over the esplanade & bay was fantastic. Over the course of the week we... More

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Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
3 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

Everything in this hotel took you back to the days when standards were really high.There was nothing I could fault, attentive service,the dining room faultless decor, the food really beautifully cooked, even the sparkling water was cold and the glass of red wine just the correct temperature.We will certainly return to one of the few restaurants that was faultless.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
7 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We were in Sidmouth for the Folk Festival and, dying for a cuppa on our way back to the coach, chose the nearest place, the Rivieira Hotel on the Esplanade! It is a beautiful building with extensive outside space for al fresco dining, which is where we sat. We were served quickly and efficiently by the attractive staff, but were... More

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Address: The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riviera 4*
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Also Known As:
Riviera Hotel Sidmouth
Hotel Riviera Sidmouth, Devon

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