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Riviera Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2 Royal Street, Sandown PO36 8LP , England
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Ranked #4 of 32 Hotels in Sandown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

my wife and I recently spent 5 days at this hotel and were pleasantly surprised considering its only rated 2 star,large restaurant and entertainment area, excellent food well presented.room was ok,clean and tidy,only problem was bed was hard and pillows not very good,but hey,its only 2 star!!!would not have a problem staying here again!!

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed a very pleasant week-end on the I.O.W. at this hotel, the food was excellent the rooms were nice and clean, the service was good and the entertainment both nights great, recommend this hotel to anyone

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rhondda
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Visited here, as with a previous writer, on a Turkey and Tinsel weekend. Echoing the comments about the trip and Leyton the coach driver, I also the have to agree that everything was as you could wish for (and more) from a two star hotel. Good, well cooked food, clean, warm rooms, well appointed public areas and reasonable bar prices.... More 

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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We stayed here on a coach holiday courtesy of 'Leisuretime', bit of a hiccup on way due to breakdown but still arrived on time due to good driving by Leyton, our driver. Made very welcome. Room was warm, spacious and well appointed with plenty of hot water. Minal, our waitress is one of the hardest working girls we've meet serving... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

as part of a coach party we visited this hotel for a turkey and tinsel weekend, the booking in all went very easily, the rooms were clean warm with plenty of hot water, sheets and towels changed daily, breakfast was very good as were the evening meals, hot well presented and very tasty, public rooms were all well furnished, the... More 

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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I stayed at this hotel from 14/11/14 to 17/11/14. went with partner on a bus trip. The hotel is spotlessly clean. very fast check in and out. The décor is very dated but it is warm and comfortable in the bedrooms. There are tea making facileties in the rooms and also a hairdryer. The tv was no bigger than the... More 

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ZIDBHX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I came here with my partner as part of a large group 10th -12th October. The check in was Olympic speed and our room was basic but clean. (TV didn't work but I didn't care). The English Breakfast was nicely cooked and the dinner in the evenings was hot and tasty, but don't expect Michelin star food! The bar prices... More 

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Penarth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My review is based on the hotel's two star rating. We had a large very clean bedroom with a new shower.All spotless. I asked about and our fellow travellers were similarly happy. There is a very large entertainment room/lounge and a separate restaurant. Both very well appointed far beyond what you might expect for a two star. Again both very... More 

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South Wales
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23 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We stayed here as part of a Leisure weekend in October. We were impressed by the food, both the quality and choice. The hotel, although a little dated, was spotlessly clean and very warm. The staff are very hardworking. Good evening entertainment . Would recommend a stay.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Stayed at this hotel from 24th Oct till 27th Oct. what a delight to stay here first class service food etc.The rooms were spotless could not find fault with any aspect of this hotel, why it is only a 2 star I will never know.

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Address: 2 Royal Street, Sandown PO36 8LP , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Sandown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Riviera Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 100
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