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Hotel Riviera

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Splitska 1, Pula 52000, Croatia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Western Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We knew this was a budget hotel so no surprises. It could be magnificent!!! COULD BE. But sadly it isn't. Staff were friendly enough but the rooms almost make you want to cry. Sooooo old n outdated. No aircon which wouldn't be a problem if you could open the windows without being infested with mosquitoes. The towels in the bathroom... More

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Arena T, Management at Hotel Riviera, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We are sad to hear that our guest house Riviera didn't meet your expectations. Your comments will be shared with related departments and actions will be taken where needed. We always invite our guests if they are not satisfied with the hotel to speak with our receptionists who will... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Felt almost like we'd walked into hotel grand Budapest. You can almost sense the ghosts of a hundred years ago dining in opulence on the fabulous terrace. A lack of investment means that this hotel hints at a magnificent past. However, rooms clean and comfortable, breakfast very enjoyable and a late visit to the Caffè bar for kids hot chocolate... More

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Arena T, Management at Hotel Riviera, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your words of appreciation and choosing our hotel for your stay in Croatia. We are pleased to know that you found our room clean and comfortable, breakfast enjoyable and location fantastic; that are amazing compliments – thanks for sharing! We look forward to your next visit to our fine city! Kind Regards, Arenaturist Management More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel really is a gem, it's located right next to the amphitheater which leads to the main shopping streets into centre with all the ruins. So no taxi needed ! The rooms are large and clean and the hotel is very grand (yellow outside peers over the city) and has a superb feel of history. It is old fashioned... More

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Arena T, Management at Hotel Riviera, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review! We are really happy to hear that you found our customer service lovely and that they help you with anything needed. One of the main assets of the hotel it's the location – perfect for all the travellers looking for a central position in a residential area. We wish you all the... More

Wolvey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is excellently located very close to the port and the amphitheatre, and only a short walk to the main town area. Although some of the rooms appeared quite spacious we were unfortunately booked into one of the smaller rooms where there was barely enough room to even walk around the bed. The rooms have no air conditioning and... More

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Arena T, Management at Hotel Riviera, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your recent stay with us. It is with great joy that we read that you found our staff very pleasant, our gastronomic offer good and location excellent. As you know we are trying to solve the mosquito issue and unfortunately in some periods we are unsuccessful in... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are just back from an amazing week in Pula and we stayed in the Riviera Hotel. The location is excellent and the rooms are very spacious and clean. We were delighted to have a balcony and it was great to sit out in the evenings, even though it is small, there is plenty of room for 2 chairs and... More

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Arena T, Management at Hotel Riviera, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our location and the friendliness of our staff! On a more negative note, we are sad to hear that you were disappointed to find out that there was no air conditioning. As stated on our and partner's websites,... More

Sunderland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel good value for money. No air con but have fans. Clean and breakfast good. Pula good for eating out. Hotel located near train station and bus station. Worth visiting Umag Porec and Rovinj and check out out Fazana just 5 kilometres away.

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Arena T, Management at Hotel Riviera, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your lovely words about our service and location. Providing a superior service is our main aim and we are glad to know that you experienced just that. If your future travels brings you back to Pula, we'll would be happy to host you again! Kind Regards, Arenaturist Management More

Vienna, Austria
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would have to go with the very positive reviews that were written here already - when booking the hotel, we knew more or less what to expect and that seems to be the clue for an enjoyable stay in Hotel Riviera. We also really enjoyed the atmosphere of days gone by - you can easily imagine how the rich... More

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Arena T, Management at Hotel Riviera, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your nice words and for appreciating the unique charm of our hotel! We are humbled to read that you found our staff friendly, the location enjoyable and our gastronomic offer nice. We wish you all the best and look forward to serving you on a future trip to Istra! Kind Regards, Arenaturist Management More

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
28 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

After 3 of my five days I was finally moved from an allocated room which didn't match what I understood I was going to get! It smelt dreadful, had stains on carpet,grotty edges bath and skirtings.A yukky bit stuck to the toilet cistern. Probably was once a pleasant hotel but that was in the 50's or 60's. Some of the... More

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Arena T, Management at Hotel Riviera, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and for choosing our hotel. We are disappointed to learn that our guest house Riviera didn't meet your expectations. Your remarks are taken on board and will be discuss internally. We always invite our guests if they are not satisfied with the hotel to speak with our receptionists who are more than happy... More

Bewdley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

If you like unusual places to stay we would thoroughly recommend you stay here. It is an amazing atmospheric place to spend the night and very central. It is an Austro-Hungarian palace full of grandeur and austere character and has an empty rather chilling presence - we hardly saw anyone. You are greeted by a wide entrance hall with a... More

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Arena T, Management at Hotel Riviera, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review and for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to hear that you found our hotel to be a real historic gem and that you enjoyed our breakfast selection. If you plan a future visit, please do reach us at booking@arenaturist.hr and our staff will help you with the reservation. Looking... More

2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This hotel was exactly as I expected thanks to the accurate trip advisor reviews. Built in 1909, this crumbling listed gem was a real joy. The balcony windows from the 4th floor had an incredible view of the harbour with evening light shows on the cranes; thousands of birds gather in the trees in a small park below at dusk... More

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Arena T, Management at Hotel Riviera, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the hotel's building and the overall setting. Your comments about our coffee will be shared with our Food & Beverage Manager and actions will be taken immediately. Looking forward to welcome you anytime soon! Kind Regards, The Hotel Management More

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Address: Splitska 1, Pula 52000, Croatia
Location: Croatia > Istria > Pula
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Riviera 2*
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