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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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Warwickshire
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this hotel is quite simply excellent. This family owned establishment has got it right. The staff clearly enjoy working here and it shows with the tremendous service they all provide so naturally. Particularly impressed with the breakfast. So refreshing to have everything personally served to you without the need to fight at a buffet as with most 4... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped off my elderly, partly disabled mother-in-law for a weeks holiday at this beautiful hotel. Everything was just superb from the room to the food. All of the staff were extremely pleasant and caring. We joined her for a meal on her last evening and the food was excellent. She will definateiy be holidaying here again.

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penarth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been turned away from another establishment a couple of doors away from the Riviera after requesting two cups of tea, we saw how clean and welcoming the front terrace was here and decided to try it, although we were not residents. Service impeccable, absolutely faultless from start to finish. Susanna is a delightful waitress who greeted us in a... More 

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United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have stayed at this family run hotel many times over the last decade. We have aways been given a warm welcome by attentive courteous staff, delicious well cooked/presented food is served in their lovely dining room over looking the sea. Bedrooms very comfortable & extremely clean. Parking/garaging available (always best to pre book). Sidmouth Town had so much to... More 

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St. Helier, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for the night on spec. Great quality and deserves more thanthe four star rating. Greeted in the restaurant by name (a nice personal touch). The table d'hôtel menu was interesting and tasty, the service was attentive but not overpowering. The room was very comfortable and the breakfast was good. Robert the Concierge was very helpful and deserves praise for... More 

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llanelli
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful hotel for people who enjoy relaxing and being looked after by great staff.food is very good and varies ever day,hotel is spotless and very comfortable lounges.wonderful position sea about 50 yards away,sea view rooms are to a very high standard and the view from them is worth paying that little bit extra.

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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three words to describe our evening! Overpriced, rude, twee. We won't be going again! When we arrived the barman wanted to argue about the beer. Obviously wanted us to leave our table as soon as we had finished our meal,so that they could lay up for breakfast. The final insult was, the head waiter brought us the bill while were... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I would go so far as to say this is one of the best hotels I have stayed in. The staff were all very friendly and courteous and nothing was too much trouble. The bedroom and en suite bathroom were spotlessly clean and maintained in that condition throughout my stay. The food was excellent and all the waiting staff in... More 

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Steyning
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A good old fashion hotel with values that have unfortunately disappeared over the years .The staff are polite and helpful , rooms are immaculate and the sea views breathtaking .We have stayed there before and that is why we go back .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Just returned from a 3 day break with family. We had 3 rooms - 1 sea-view and 2 town-view rooms. All 3 rooms were immaculately clean, very well appointed and a good size (or adequate in the case of the single room). The only minor downside was the shower not being very powerful in 1 of the rooms. Every single... More 

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