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Riviera Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2 Royal Street, Sandown PO36 8LP , England
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Ranked #5 of 33 hotels in Sandown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    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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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Returned yesterday from a week at this fabulous hotel. The room was lovely and had a partial sea-view. The food was outstanding and enjoyed by us all. Would recommend to anyone who wants a really nice clean hotel with excellent food. Thanks Nina and all the staff. We were on a coach holiday and our driver Richard was brilliant.

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Stoke on-Trent, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having just returned (on Tuesday 17th June) from a hotel stay at the Riviera Hotel in Sandown, (went with Just Go Holidays, Coach Holidays), I/we my husband and myself can honestly say this is one of the nicest, cleanest, and above all, most excellent hotesl we have stayed in, in the U.K. The food is absolutely gorgeous, (as other reviewers... More

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Lochwinnoch, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

My husband and I have just returned from a wonderful holiday at this hotel. The chef is unbelievable for an establishment of this size. Not only does he cook wonderful meals but he also serves them as if he was a contestant on Masterchef. He deserves 5 Stars. The hotel is family owned and they work extremely hard and efficiently.... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I've just returned after 7 nights at the riviera with a coach party of 49. I've visited Hotels all over the UK and i have to say that this is one of the best. A warm welcome, clean, nothing is to much trouble and the food is out of this world. A great choice on the menu, home made soup,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Wanted to visit Isle of Wight but not spend too much.. got the ferry and off to Riviera Hotel. They actually gave us a room at 10am while their check in time is later in the afternoon.. The room is nice and cozy, nothing fancy but the basics (paid around 50£) It was clean and comfortable. Given the top floor... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We stayed here this bank holiday with our two year old son, and I feel compelled to share my thoughts, this hotel is rated 2 star, yet it is immaculate, it smelt clean, no dust in the nooks and crannies, shower head sparkling, bedding smelt fresh, towels were soft and freshly laundered too. Big rooms, secure windows, no noise from... More

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Surrey. Uk
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Our party of 4 stayed at the Riviera Hotel on the 21st March for 4 days booked through `Just Go` coach holidays. The Hotel itself is well kept. The smell & feel under your feet of new carpet was apparent as soon as you enter. The dining room is very spacious, again well furnished. We were allocated a twin bedroom... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Lovely hotel close to shops,sea front,bus stops.very clean well stocked on coffee,tea.if you don't like alot of stairs,try booking basement rooms.very good choice on menu,home cooked food lovely and tastes good.staff very helpful and work hard to make sure you leave happy.entertainment was very good.would recommend this lovely hotel.

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barry wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

A party of five booked this trip with Lesuretime Cardiff. The Riviera Hotel is an excellent base friendly management and staff. Very clean rooms with coffee and tea. The food is top notch homemade and a quick service. A bar lounge well decorated and comfortable with entertainment. Five minute walk to the sea and town centre.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Had a good weekend at this Hotel in March 2014.We were on a coach weekend provided by "Just Go" holidays. We were allocated room 17 on the second floor. There is no lift but if you can manage the 2 floors it's worth it. All 3 bedroom windows have a lovely sea view. The bedroom is quite small, as is... More

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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*
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Riviera Hotel Sandown, Isle Of Wight

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