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Riviera Hotel

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St. Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough YO11 2ES, England
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Pontefract, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

this is probably the 6th time we've stayed here for our annual Christmas gathering, need we say any more. it is a dated property but we have always found every room exceptionally clean, warn and welcoming. Breakfast is first class and nothing is too much trouble.

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Very disappointed. Booked encouraged by positive reviews, for a business trip.The building looks nice from outside, that's where the charm begins and ends! Very out dated in evevry single way. Very unfriendly reception. Breakfast starts at 8 AM on a working day and only became aware of that when we checked in. Specifically wanted a place where we can have... More 

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Thank M P
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights this last week, while the weather was atrocious the Riviera Hotel was very warm, festive and inviting, the Christmas decorations in the residents lounge were absolutely beautiful and so tasteful. Double room with en-suite was spotless as I expected with hospitality tray and flat screen TV. Breakfast was served in the dining room which had... More 

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Corbridge
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11 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

If you want to stay in a hotel/ guest house where you feel comfortable safe and clean don't pick this one. Even the guy on reception couldn't tell last time he'd changed his clothes. I arrived to late and tired to move but left in the morning quickly and didn't even sample breakfast

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

Despite some less than complimentary reviews I have to say our stay at the hotel was very pleasant. Mr Braithewait was very helpful and informative. Although parts of the hotel look a tad dated the rooms are very clean and comfortable. Breakfast was superb and the staff wonderfully attentive. I would definitely stay here again and would recommend to my... More 

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Thank Lindsey G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

we have just had another great 3 night break at this lovely hotel. its spotlessly clean the staff are brilliant the location is great 5 mins into town. the breakfast is wonderfull plenty of selection looking forward to our next stay.

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Thank gfrazer1951
leeds
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30 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

have to say looks lovely from outside and first floor ..then from the star of first floor its down hill all the way..a life that went out with a Agatha Christie novel...i thought at will time Hercule Poirot would get out it that its old and the painting well it think stevie wonder done it..and well iam going to get... More 

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Peak District, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

I came upon this hotel by accident because I had booked The Scarborough Grand. However, after reading so many negative reviews on the hotel I decided to cancel and book somewhere else. Thank goodness I did and thank goodness I did book The Riviera! It's a lovely hotel. Clean. Welcoming. Spacious sitting areas. Excellent breakfast. Very good rooms too. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

After a nightmare at the original hotel we booked for the night (Villa Esplanade you can read the review on that one too, although that's all I would recommend you do) We turned up at the Riviera Hotel hoping they had a room free for they night. They did luckily. We were given a room and directed to it promptly.... More 

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hull yorkshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

after trying to book 2 rooms in Scarborough for a catch up with friends we settled on the Riviera guest house .We arrived early the nice lady on the reception said we could checkin at two thirty so Jill took our luggage to look after and we went in search of coffee and a cake. we returned at two thirty... More 

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