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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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Leeds
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Just had one of the best hotel Sunday lunches I can remember here at the Riviera. We were the only diners in the restaurant - the terrace was doing a roaring trade. The meal was excellent quality ingredients well prepared and beautifully served. Can't fault it. The Kiwi barman even made me a lemon, lime and bitters to accompany lunch.

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london
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Stayed here for four days over the bank holiday. I cannot fault anything with this hotel. Service is impeccable in all areas and the food out of this world. Breakfast was vast, afternoon tea was lovely and dinner each night was excellent. We had two sea view rooms which were spacious and offered all the things wou would expect. Housekeeping... More 

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Tewkesbury
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31 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013 via mobile

Been using this place for years. Best food in Sidmouth without any doubt. Called in on May bank holiday Sunday it was busy but our 5 bar meals were brilliant. Well done on achieving consistent high standards and for having the cleanest loos ever

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Almost by accident we ended up driving through Sidmouth on the way back from the Scarlett in Newquay and fell upon this gem of a hotel. One look at the lunch menu was enough to convince us that we had to eat here. We had missed the usual lunch hours (12-2pm) and so had to dine in the bar area,... More 

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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

The 4 of us had an excellent meal in lovely surroundings in this grand hotel. Staff were very polite and you could see they were well trained with very efficient service during the night. The food was to a very high standard and was all cooked very nice and in good time. Lamb Shank for main was excellent as well... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
7 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

We just popped in looking for a place for afternoon tea. And did we find it!!! The concierge was a dream and we sat overlooking the promenade whilst presented with a fantastic selection of sandwiches and cakes served in the traditional afternoon tea way. As with all excellent places our dog was admitted and we enjoyed a couple of hours... More 

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Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

We have just returned from a two night break at The Riviera Hotel. What a wonderful hotel with attention to detail and service l thought long forgotten. We were attracted to this hotel because of the position and menu and were equally delighted with each. We enjoyed a sea facing room which must be the cleanest hotel room we have... More 

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Taunton, Somerset
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Walk in booking on spec with my wife & our three year old daughter. Hotel is as you'd expect in excellent order throughout, overall the staff were very acommodating - there is a baby a baby listening service, children's menu - really good . We stayed in a rearward room, I would recommend staying toward the front of the hotel... More 

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Saltford, England, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
15 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

This is a hidden jewel in this small seaside town. When I phoned up the night before for a lunch time reservation today 5 May, I was advised I was the only couple booked in so there would be plenty of room. I was also advised that the Sunday lunch would cost £29.5 each. So it was with some apprehension... More 

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Denbigh, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
46 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

I must admit that my heart sank when I walked in to this hotel as the decor was not to my liking. However I have learnt my lesson not to judge a book by its cover because during my five night stay I was treated to superb service, food and friendliness from the staff. I can honestly say that this... More 

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