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Riviera Suites

273 Beach Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa (Formerly Hotel Riviera)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The Riviera was a very convenient place to stay in Cape Town. I was there for business but did get there a couple of days before and was able to really enjoy the fact that it was pretty centrally located. On the tourist side of thing it was a wonderful location as it was right across from the beach, swimming... More 

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Wilderness, Western Cape, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

Two flimsy wooden doors separated our rooms which allowed us to hear absolutely everything from the other room. You can also hear everything happening above you which is absolutely terrible. The floors always seem to be damp as the bathrooms have no extraction fans. The staff bombarded us about time share even though we were trying to go somewhere. Parking... More 

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First_Resorts, Manager at Riviera Suites, responded to this review

Dear Lara Thank you for taking the time to review our resort. We take your feedback very seriously as we pride ourselves in high standards and quality at Riviera Suites and will certainly investigate your concerns that impacted negatively on your stay. It is through constructive feedback that we can continue to improve and we therefore thank you again for... More 

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Kleinmond, South Africa
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11 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay. Had a great time. The apartment was just what we needed. The self-catering came in handy to help the budget meaning we could eat wherever we wanted. Very comfortable pad to stay in. Bathroom fittings need some work and the shower/bath combo was rubbish. Being 6`1" made showering a task with such a low shower head.... More 

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Benguerra Island, Mozambique
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

My husband and I stayed here as part of a 3 week trip to South Africa. It was our second time staying at Riviera Suites. The rooms are very well maintained and are spotless. The staff are incredibly friendly and helpful and it's location is great!

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charlottet178, 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 writedown your additional positive feedback after your recent stay with us at Riviera Suites. We are delighted to receive your commendations about the impresive service offered. Please be assured that I will congratulate our team for doing a great Job. Thank you for choosing... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 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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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 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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