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Bella Riva

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Caracas Street | Manara, Beirut, Lebanon
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Ranked #32 of 113 hotels in Beirut
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

i chose this hotel for a 2 week work trip and was looking for somewhere comfortable and reasonably central. it is 10 minutes walk from hamra street and 2 minutes from the corniche. the hotel is medium size and is in my view excellent. the staff are very helpful and professional. the hotel is clean and well serviced, the room... More

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Victoria, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Modern, clean, comfortable hotel with partial sea views. Located in Rouche/Manara just steps to promenade and sea and a 15 minute walk to Hamra district for great shopping, restaurants, cafes, and some great little bars off of main street at night. Reception staff were great. Always helpful. We had a Junior suite which was larger than regular room with a... More

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

Dear Ms. Julie, Let us first thank you taking the time and writing a review about our hotel. We are so happy that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We took note regarding your feedback about our breakfast and we will take necessary steps to make it richer; moreover we would appreciate receiving your suggestions too. Again, we are... More

Cairo, Egypt
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

It was my first time to visit Beirut, my friend who working as a tour operator in a travel agency there recommended this hotel to stay because of the good location and the price comparing with other hotels in the city and really it was such a perfect choice, I liked my stay there so much, I had a suit... More

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

you feel at home 1 of the best hotel in beirut you should visit and tried this experience and the meeting room very quiet and large space lovely hotel ... and don't forget the breakfast time . Also the internet is speed in the room and during the meeting And you have excellent staff Keep on

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

This was my first trip to Beirut and one of many for my husband. We stayed in a suite and it was perfect. The suite allowed us to relax without having to sit on the bed. The view was great from the bedroom. It overlooked the sea. The location was perfect with walking distance to Hamra and AUB. The staff... More

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KL
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Not knowing how it gets so busy during the summer, Bella Riva were so hospitable and really took care of me since I was travelling alone and it was my first trip to the Middle East. Their kindness towards me made me feel so at home and actually made me tear up when I left. They will always be at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Very convenient and peaceful location..Almost next to sea, close to Hamra, getting taxi is easy.. Rooms are as clean as possible..wide enough...reception was almost great and friendly... Most of the drivers know the place... The Pigeon Rocks is located pretty close as well...

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013 via mobile

The AC does notwork. The hotel is very old and the rooms are extremely cold. I never recommend someone to go this hotel. Disgusting!!! There is no slipper, toothpaste and towel in the room. The staffs are not experinced. Just the location is good. Never never never try this hotel

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hadiakl, General Manager at Bella Riva, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Hasnaa, Thank you for your comments that you have shared with us. I understand that you faced a problem with your AC at your first night and for that i apologize for this inconvenience that we have caused you. I understood that you were moved to another room the next day and that your feedback was better. As... More

Beirut, Lebanon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

I stayed once again at the Bella Riva and i was surprised to see that i was upgraded into an executive suite. the room was spacious, clean and teddy. bed the way i like it warm... Toilet clean the sitting section with it's kitchenette were spacious and i felt simply like at home. location of the hotel is a block... More

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hadiakl, General Manager at Bella Riva, responded to this review

Dear Sir, It's a delightful thing for us to read your comments, it's always a pleasure to have among us. Awaiting to see you once again, and we hope that we will always remain up to your expectations. Kind Regards, Hadi Akl More

Oslo, Norway
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

I stayed for one night only while travelling through Beirut. The hotel is well situated for visiting the shopping areas or the restaurants along the seafront. The hotel is clean and relatively simple, and offers good service with helpful satff in the reception. Their English and French (and Arabic, of course) was very good. Free wi-fi in lobby area. My... More

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hadiakl, General Manager at Bella Riva, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Roar, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. It's nice to hear that you have enjoyed our location, and our free internet access which is now offered for free in the entire hotel. We are sorry that you have faced a couple of setbacks in the room, we do usually provide a luggage... More

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Additional Information about Bella Riva

Also Known As:
Bella Riva Hotel
Bella Riva Hotel Beirut
Address: Caracas Street | Manara, Beirut, Lebanon
Location: Lebanon > Beirut
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#28 Luxury Hotel in Beirut
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Riva 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Bella Riva Hotel, set on a quiet street one block away from the Mediterranean sea, a fresh four stars hotel in the city center of Beirut, is a destination of ultimate comfort. Imposing a vibrant parade of colors and a soothing atmosphere; a warm and calm surrounding and service will be escorting you around.Our expedient location links you to top sites like Rawche – Pigeon Rock, Hamra Street, and a 10 minute drive from Downtown (Solidere), holding the major business, entertainment, shopping and dining zones that will be vying for your attention.We are a ten minute drive from Rafic Hariri International Airport, the American University of Beirut and its Medical Center, and the Central Bank. Our 59 units, all with balconies and many with side sea view, include standard guest rooms as well as three types of suites: a Junior, an Executive, and a three bedroom Family Suite, all equipped with the right necessities and refined amenities. When it comes to business and launches our meeting rooms for conferences and seminars are fully equipped and delight our attendants with delicious coffee breaks. Crowning this eight floored property, is a 450sqm Royal Penthouse, with one of the largest terraces in Beirut that you can turn into your own gathering place or an unforgettable private party with friends fitting up to 100 persons, while enjoying the spectacular sea view.One minute away from the hotel, you can enjoy the dazzling sun, tanning, swimming, working out at our affiliated sports center where you also take part in their hottest dance events at night. On the other hand, take a 5 minute walk in the opposite direction and get to Hamra shopping market, restaurants and café’s along with a wide range of pubs and clubs waiting to burst.Bella Riva Hotel’s strategic location by the corniche makes it very easy to plan your tours whether you decide to go north to enjoy our splendid ski resorts during winter in Faraya, Mzaar, the Cedars…, or south to visit the historical forts, whether in Shouf, Sidon, or Tyre.Bella Riva Hotel invites you to live the sparkling Beirut your own way. ... more   less 
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