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Riviera Suites

273 Beach Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa (Formerly Hotel Riviera)
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Ranked #80 of 103 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015
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    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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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67 reviews 67 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The resort is on the main promenade, which makes it very easy to get anywhere as the buses run regularly. The promenade is great for walks and bicycles can be rented to cycle around safely. If you like sitting outside, this is not so pleasant as there are no deterrents in place and the pigeons use the table and chairs... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We wanted a couple of nights at Sea Point, with a sea view, to ease us in to our South African adventure. The Rivera Suites fit the bill almost exactly. Easy to find, right on the shore, welcoming staff, convenient, clean and fairly comfortable. The two downsides on our trip were: the shore front was being renovated which meant we... More 

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Riviera Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Riviera Suites on Trip Advisor and to write down your additional positive feedback after your recent stay with us at Riviera Suites We are delighted to receive your commendations about the impressive service offered. Please be assured that I will congratulate our team for doing a great job. Thank you for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Riviera is situated on the sea promenade and is self catering .Resturants are all around and with in walking distance..The staff is very helpfull and friendly and I would go back any time.The Wifi could be improved a bit but was Ok.The best Rooms were D1 and D2 facing the sea and have an enormous Terrace.Parking is a problem... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We stayed there for a week in a 1 bed apartment, self catering. I found the kitchen utensils not adequate and the cuttlery was sub standard. There is no equipment for washing or drying, but there is a laundry available, which is expensive. Apart from that, the stay was very pleasant. There are some nice views from the apartments over... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

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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22 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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Johannesburg
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84 reviews 84 reviews
49 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
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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74 reviews 74 reviews
22 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
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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