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Hotel Riva del Sole

Via Lungomare G Giardina, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here in July during the Italian heatwave. The rooms were small but the window allowed a great breeze. Great location. Good breakfast. Front desk very helpful. Poor wifi reception in room, but okay downstairs on the terrace. Overall average. Rooms clean and comfortable

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Uppsala, Sweden
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location right on The Beach. But to many "dont's". No food or drinks in the room, no washing of clothes in zink, no drying of beachtowels on balcony, no wooden shoes etc. The manager speaks poor English or just pretends not to understand. Our room was not according to our booking and with some fighting we did manage to... More 

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Catania, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Fabulous location!! Fabulous sea view!! Fabulous relaxation!! It was exactly what we needed!! The staff was very nice & helpful; both the hotel & room were clean & nicely arranged; we ate a delicious breakfast (al fresco) with the hotel every morning; there is parking for the hotel--on the street in front of the hotel or in a parking area... More 

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Lenox, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We stayed there for a few days and I wish that we stayed there more. The room was nice and large with a baloney which I loved. You could see the ocean and it was so beautiful. The place is very clean and the staff was great. The breakfast was great wonderful it was outside and the weather was beautiful.... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

It was our 2nd stay at Riva del Sole, we liked it in 2012 and liked it now. It may not be the most modern of hotels but has all the facilities and comfort and it is clean. Staff are very correct and helpful. Private parking available. Wonderful location, 50 m from beach and 100 m from town centre. We... More 

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Fargo, ND
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The registration area is not as large and crisp as shown in the online photo, but it was still nice. Great location for visiting the historic area of Cefalu; right on the edge of the old town area. Another major plus is that there is a parking area next to the hotel, but it is small and I suspect that... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My wife and I (both in our late 50s), stayed here for several nights at the end of September 2014. The hotel's location is excellent, directly facing the sea. The rooms at the back of the hotel, though, are quieter, so we opted for one of those. Our room was a very good size, on the dark side but everything... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Trying to find something positive is really difficult, however to balance the rest of this review I can say that the staff do try to make an effort!! A sea view seemed like the right choice initially, even though it was more expensive however do not expect to get any sleep. The constant noise at all times of day and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We stayed at this beachfront hotel an extra night as we loved the place. The hotel was clean and staff very friendly. My last day I forgot some valuables in my room after we checked out. I returned later to find that housekeeping handed them in to the front desk and they were in an envelope with my name on... More 

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Warsaw
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I have just concluded a three day visit to this hotel with my wife. At first blush the hotel, which is across the street from the beach, seems typical "three star". The first thing you learn as a guest is that the A/C does not function very well - and the hotel management shuts is down for several hours during... More 

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