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Hotel Riviera Seoul

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   737, Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 135-952, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms are kinda dim with the yellow lights, drinks, shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste and bathing foam need to pay if you use it. I don't understand why they can't provide it though. Shower curtain needs a change. Other than the above, the room is clean, comes with a bidget, not small, air con is cold and there is a 24 hours... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Having spent more than a month in this hotel over the past five years, and there are good reasons to keep coming back. Near the COEX and the bars and restaurants along Apgujeong-ro, compared to some areas in Seoul, there is enough to do in the evenings around the hotel. Truly, the best thing about the hotel is the fitness... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I flew in a few days early so I could do some site seeing. I picked the HR because it was not to far from the IHG where I would be staying for the remainder of my visit. Let's start with my check in. I had 4 bags with me, two of them were filled with gear for the meeting.... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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153 reviews 153 reviews
36 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

i liked the hotel as it cater for all my needs and is within walking distance (20 min ) from the Coex. It has a nice fitness club which provides even te clothing and towels and an about 25 m indoor swimming pool which is well tempratured. The metro is about 10 minutes walk and when you got on a... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I stayed at this hotel for 5 nights as part of a business trip to Seoul. The hotel is very nicely appointed with a grand lobby with several restaurants, a gift shop, bellman, etc. It definitely has the big city luxury vibe. There are several sitting areas to relax, read, or meet up. The hotel has a pool and fitness... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I had nice, spacey room with great bad (if you like hard mattresses) and fast wi-fi connection. My room was on the one of the top floors, so it was very quiet. What I love about this hotel the most is the breakfast- you must definitely try cheesecake :) I'll definitely stay there during my next business trip :)

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Washington, DC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

By American brand standards, the rooms in this hotel are Holiday Inn quality at best. The mattress on the bed was like a board. I had to threaten to check out, to have them install a foam mattress topper. Towels and amenities are similarly bare bones. If you want a toothbrush, buy one from the minibar. I can't speak for... More

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Toronto, Canada
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73 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

I had a week long stay at Hotel Riviera on a work trip. The people I was visiting in Korea booked this hotel for me and I am glad they did. They booked me into a Business room. This came with some added perks like free magazines to read, the International New York Times delivered to your door and a... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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71 reviews 71 reviews
39 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

We stayed in this hotel for two nights back in 1990, and we remembered that it was a nice hotel. It was nice to spend the last night of our recent 8-day Korea tour in this hotel. The hotel still looked good; the room and the bathroom/toilet were roomy. The ceiling of the room is on the low side; additional... More

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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

I would recommend this hotel if you have business nearby, but it is not so close to the subway or the shopping areas. It is walking distance to the Coex on a nice day, but it can take a long time just to cross the street in this area. The hotel is nice, clean, a little cold feeling. I did... More

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Address: 737, Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 135-952, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riviera Seoul 4*
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