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Hotel Riviera

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AY, England
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Ranked #9 of 12 Hotels in Sidmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Took 2 friends there for the evening... .food was excellent ., as was the attentiveness of the staff.. Could not fault ..however ..£ 243. ,,!,, no ambience and .. Tired decor , and only 5 tables !, so not good value compared to other places in Deveon... Chef was very good adjusting personal requirements ... And we enjoyed the food... More 

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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We visited on Sunday for high tea. We sat at a bay window overlooking the esplanade. We were served by the lovely David who gave exemplary service...it was lovely to chat with him too. The food (especially the cakes) were wonderful. From the little we saw, the hotel was spotlessly clean. Yes, it is old-fashioned but this is all part... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
12 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

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
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

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
4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

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
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21 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

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 August 29, 2014

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
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

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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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*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Riviera Hotel Sidmouth
Hotel Riviera Sidmouth, Devon
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#7 Romantic Hotel in Sidmouth

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