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Grand Hotel Riva

4.0 of 5 Piazza Garibaldi 10, 38066 Riva Del Garda, Italy
#44 of 61 hotels in Riva Del Garda
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39 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Paid extra for a lake view room, nice room but view obscured by huge magnolia tree. Bit pointless paying extra if you are below the 4th floor. Food was bordering on the mediocre and the attitude of some of the waiting staff left a lot to be desired. There was no chance of our group being able to have a... More

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Northampton, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In its quest for style this hotel has forgotten common sense. Bed diagonally into the room gives least effective use of space. No bedside cabinet and only two tiny drawers. Useless lighting. In the dining room the waitress was very abrupt and almost rude. The food is not good. Discount supermarket pasta and dessert straight from the freezer aisle. Very... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the hotel is quite dated we were lucky to have been given the suite for 124 EUR which was absolutely awesome. It has panoramic views, a brand new bathroom and a litte extra dressing room where we could leave the suitcases. We really enjoyed the views all around and the feeling of this big newly renovated room. The staff... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for a week in June and weren't disappointed. We were half board and arrived late. The staff kindly put 2 salad plates in our room which were tasty and sufficient. The room was great. Not a lot of storage space, mirrors or dressing area but lovely bathroom, great bed and balcony with excellent views. The roof terrace... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was there just for a night. I had a very minimal room (I guess in a new area of the building) with a very small bathroom (with holes in the wall) without shampoo or bathsoap. There was a small balcony with a nice view but if was full of trash (empty bottles and cigarettes). The wifi was very poor.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An exceptional venue with fantastic staff. They helped us with transport to reach them on our arrival in Desenzano. Their local cab driver was excellent and even stopped to show us a fireworks display at no extra charge. The restaurant staff were friendly and helpful and the quality of the breakfast was superb. We would highly recommend this hotel and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We did not stay here, but we ate here, and I cannot find a separate rating anywhere for the hotel's restaurant. But this needs to be said: The worst meal we had in two weeks in Italy was at this restaurant. We had climbed to S. Barbara, it was mid-afternoon, and this place was open (many others were not). I... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Very disappointed with the food in the upstairs restaurant, very basic considering what we paid, very poor selection to choose from and we were not offered any alternatives and ended eating out most nights. Also disappointed that we had to pay for the hire of bicycles when friends staying in similar hotels in the area got them free of charge.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Just back from a relaxing holiday in riva del Garda. Staff at grand hotel were lovely and pleasant. Food was amazing on both hotel restaurant and ground floor restaurant. 10 mins from the beach and had brilliant views, both at night and during the day from the top floor restaurant. Hotel spa was amazing, we mostly used the hot tub... More

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Alva, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Had a great week at the Grand Hotel Riva. Situated in the centre of Riva Del Garda close to all the shops, restaurants and boats. Friendly and helpful staff, a great roof top restaurant with good food and great views of the lake, Riva and surrounding mountains. The room we had was clean and had a balcony plus a window... More

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Address: Piazza Garibaldi 10, 38066 Riva Del Garda, Italy
Location: Italy > Trentino-Alto Adige > Province of Trento > Riva Del Garda
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Riva 4*
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Grand Hotel Riva Del Garda
Grand Hotel Riva Riva Del Garda/Nago, Italy

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The Grand Hotel Riva is an elegant hotel in Liberty style in the historic centre of Riva del Garda, offering a breathtaking view of Lake Garda and the lush green area surrounding its banks. The interiors are completely renovated in a contemporary style with a touch of flair to allow you to experience modern style combined with maximum comfort and a price that is accessible to all. The Grand Hotel Riva is the ideal destination for those interested in taking a vacation with their family as well as for sports lovers or people coming to Lake Garda for business. ... more   less 
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