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Bella Riva

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Caracas Street | Manara, Beirut, Lebanon
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cairo, Egypt
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed there when we visited Lebanon.. we enjoyed our stay.. the balconies are sea side view ...It is a clean hotel, helpful staff.. Good food .. Near the beach between the Roucha rocks and Al Hamra area.

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Hadi A, General Manager at Bella Riva, responded to this review

Dear HoneyGoubran, We first would like to thank you for choosing Bella Riva Hotel during your last stay in Beirut and for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. I am so delighted to know that you had an enjoyable stay with us, and that you have appreciated the team, rooms, and cleanliness. Moreover it's good to know... More 

Lebanon, Tennessee
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Lovely hotel cute and small, in the middle of beirut near hamra street and near manara really fantastic with great breakfast and room clean and well maintained good job to all the staff and keep on to keep the same standard in the service all the time

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Hadi A, General Manager at Bella Riva, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Layal, I would like to sincerely thank you for sharing your experience you had in our hotel on TripAdvisor. It brings great pleasure for us to know that you have enjoyed your stay at Bella Riva Hotel, and more specifically the location, the room cleanliness, the breakfast, and mostly the service provided by the team. We hope to... More 

Amman, Jordan
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The hotel's location is very good, close to down town and Hamra st. Excellent free internet connection in the room, It was a big one with a nice view and a convenient price. Breakfast was ok -not for free- and cleanliness of the rooms is average.

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Hadi A, General Manager at Bella Riva, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, Let me first seize this opportunity to thank you for choosing Bella Riva Hotel during your recent stay in Beirut and for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. It brings great pleasure for all the team here to know that you found our location suitable, and that the value of our hotel was convenient for... More 

Cairo, Egypt
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The hotel's location is jut perfect. 15 minutes walk from the famous Hamra shopping street, 15 minutes by taxi from downtown. The service was excellent and the breakfast was good. The rooms were very spacious. The Wi Fi was free only at the lobby.

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Hadi A, General Manager at Bella Riva, responded to this review

Dear Ms. DaliaAbdelGhany, We first would like to thank you for taking the time and sharing the experience you had at Bella Riva Hotel on TripAdvisor. It brings great pleasure for us to know that you have enjoyed your time among us and especially our very strategic location, the team, our service, the room space, and the breakfast. Our guests'... More 

Cambridge, Massachusetts
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68 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We stayed at Bella Riva Hotel as a family on our last visit to Beirut. The hotel staff are very friendly. They upgraded our room and accommodated our needs as a family with a toddler. The Hotel's location is convenient to many attractions, including Hamra street, which is a 10-minute walk away.

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Hadi A, General Manager at Bella Riva, responded to this review

Dear Mr./Ms. SBayoumi, First we would like to thank you for choosing Bella Riva Hotel during your visit to Beirut and for sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are very happy to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us along with your family, and you especially liked the room, the team and the hotel's location. Thank you once... More 

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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Been there with a friend and got an amazing room for a very reasonable price. The guys working there and in the reception are always smiling and extremely helpful. The location is wonderful between two of the most famous streets in Beirut; Al Hamra and Al Raousha

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Very good hotel and very comfortable, I have booked for 13 nights, the location is very good and near hamra Street and raousheh, the services was excellent like WiFi and room cleaning, but the breakfast need more improvement.

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Oxford
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The location is very good close to Hamra and Raouche, the room was spacious and comfortable with a big room for extra bed, though the Furnature and the hotel itself is a bit old, but this hotel is great value of many for a family. Breakfast is good. The only thing that is really missing is an electric kettle.

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Hadi A, General Manager at Bella Riva, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Khalidsawalha, We would like to thank you for your stay and for sharing your experience you had on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to know that you have enjoyed our location and the spaciousness of our rooms. We happy to know too that you enjoyed our breakfast serving. We took note regarding the furniture and hopefully we will be... More 

Alexandria, Al Iskandariyah, Egypt
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Unpleasant location on the bottom of a cliff, very difficult to walk outside towards Hamra shopping area, reception is elegant but rooms are terrible, taps and shower are rusty towels are very dirty and we went out to by new towels to avoid infection, I booked for 4 night and it was fully payed through travel agency, I tried to... More 

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Hadi A, General Manager at Bella Riva, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Zaki, We would like to thank you for staying at our hotel and sharing your thoughts on Tripadvisor. We regret to know that your stay with us was not satisfying to you, therefore we would like to apologize for the inconveniences that you faced. Once again, we appreciate your feedback and welcome any opportunity to improve. The feedback... More 

Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I spent 10 days at Bella Riva Hotel with my family and have no complains to do. The hotel is very well located, close to downtown Beirut (by car) and also very very close two a very good 24h drugstore and beauty salon (very good and affordable service). They serve a typically lebanese breakfast but it is also possible to... More 

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