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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   273 Beach Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Ranked #77 of 101 hotels in Cape Town Central
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014
David M Halifax, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our stay here. The staff are friendly, accommodation is spacious, clean and very comfortable. Beautiful views across the beach and nice and central with easy access to shops etc... Everything you need in a holiday apartment. Will definitely stay here again next year.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We used a time share exchange to stay here for 2 weeks, end of January into February. It's known as the Riviera Suites. Our first week was on the second floor in a 1 bed apartment, self catering. It was sparsely furnished with many items missing from the itinerary. Most of these were gradually replaced over the week. The wifi... More

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

We used our time share point to to stay for a week and were very pleased the apartment we had was on the top floor so had lovely views over the lido and the ocean it was a good size and very clean the staff were very friendly and helpful at all times it's in quite a good location with... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

we have just spent a lovely relaxing week in the riviera the staff were warm and frendly and very attentive to our needs the appartment we had was light and airy we a great view of the sea and the lido it was really handy for local shops and restaurants it felt very safe to walk even later in the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

The resort is not actually in Cape Town Central, but a suburb a few kilometers north of the city right on the beachfront. As other reviewers have said, it is self-catering and has no pool, but is located right opposite a large public pool that we visited and found it clean and pleasant. Riviera's greatest asset is its position. We... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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64 reviews 64 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

My family and i stayed at The Riviera for 7 nights over New Years. The hotel is very basic but centrally situated to everything. The hotel does not have a swimming pool but a Public sea water Swimming Pool is situated across the road. The Sightseeing Bus and local Citibus has a stop across the road from the hotel. The... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here across the New Year's Eve period. The hotel is in a great location slightly outside of the hustle and bustle of the Waterfront and CBD, but both easily reached with a 10-minute taxi drive. There's also a MyCiti bus stop outside the hotel. Within 5 minutes walk of the hotel, there's a Woolworth's (if you're self-catering) plus... More

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We stayed at the Riviera for a week in Dec/Jan. It is very well situated and close to everything in Sea Point. We had a sea facing apartment with an enormous balcony and a beautiful view. The place itself could do with some upgrading i.e. kitchens, furniture, mattresses and the reception area. Otherwise the house keeping and laundry service was... More

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Durban, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

went for long weekend and used it just as a base camp to sleep nice and central in lovley part of town room was big and clean but the parking was a problem i booke d a parking but ever time i went out and came back some one was parked in the parking that was annoying but other then... More

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Pforzheim, Germany
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

liked it here... nice little self catering hotel with spacious appartments, relatively clean, staff was helpful and friendly...only thing that disturbed me was that the rooms had no air-condition.. but if you´re not planning to go in summer (december-february) it should be okay... area is great !! love sea point!!! good bus access to the waterfront... nice place all in... More

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Address: 273 Beach Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Riviera 3*
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