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Riviera Shores Resort

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   34642 Pacific Coast Highway, Capistrano Beach, CA 92624-1301
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Laura Lou R Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ï gave this property an average rating only because of the very pleasant staff and the fact that the room was very clean and appropriately appointed. The small open kitchenette had sufficient dishes, cookware and serving pieces (including a rather nice glass salad bowl and tong set). Beyond that there is no way we would recommend this location to anyone... More

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Park City, Utah
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This was a last minute booking to attend a memorial service for a friend. I saw the location on Expedia and on Orbitz but through them the time frame was not available. I must say that the travel companies had about a 40% discount on the room rate. After reading the reviews and looking at the photos I hesitated but... More

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Los Angeles, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

If you ever wanted to know what a timeshare property looks like from the Diamond Resort International company, this is it. This property is located in Dana Point, CA, also known as Capistrano Beach. The property is actually a hotel, not a resort. What is the difference, you may ask? Well, this place is more like a run-down 80's hotel... More

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diamondresorts, Manager at Riviera Shores Resort, responded to this review

First of all, thank you for choosing to stay with us at Riviera Shores Resort. We are really sorry for the impression of the resort that you have gained on this occasion and we assure you we are equally disappointed that we missed the opportunity to impress you with the quality of our accommodation. Our resort has been part of... More

Temecula, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

I was looking for a place to spend a few relaxing days leading up to thanksgiving. My usual go to spot at the dana point marina inn was way over our budget. I logged into Expedia and found a killer deal at Rivera shores. Having stayed a few years back with a friend with a timeshare here, I knew how... More

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Stayed here while surfing trestles. 3 Min drive to San Clemente. ($14 cab ride to the Triangle or Del Mar) there is also a bar and a couple restaurants in the next couple buildings that you can walk to. Rooms are huge! got a 2 bedroom, big clean rooms, full kitchen..living room. pool is nice. instead of packing in a... More

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Menifee, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this condo resort directly across the street from a state beach. The unit was spacious and clean, featured a fully equipped kitchen, and offered beach views from both the deck off the living room and the large window in the bedroom. An added plus was a gas barbecue on the deck,... More

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Bonsall, California, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I stay here every year in May and it is always a treat. Very convenient to get to the beach, Excellent service, and well taken care of. Plenty of things to do nearby with Doheny State Beach, plenty of restaurants, and entertainment - there's always something going on -somewhere nearby.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

I hadn't stayed here before, and I was taking a risk since my girlfriend from Seattle was flying in to be with me. As soon as we entered and she saw the unit and the view of the ocean she blurted out "I love it!" We only spent two nights, but they were wonderful, the place was clean, the staff... More

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San Francisco, CA
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

Nice two bedroom/two bath unit with kitchen, dining, and living areas. But you can hear everything in the units around you. People talking, moving chairs, running a shower, open/close doors, etc. Stay here if you are a sound sleeper or if you party till 4am (you'll keep everyone else up, but you'll be fine). The units were very nice, but... More

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Manheim, Pennsylvania, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

I needed an affordable place to stay while on business, and this fit the bill. It was definitely an interesting mix of amenities and services. It was clear tha most guests were vacationing, which was fine. The front of the hotel has a lovely view of the ocean, while the back looks at a wall of dirt. The downside to... More

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Also Known As:
Riviera Shores Hotel Capistrano Beach
Address: 34642 Pacific Coast Highway, Capistrano Beach, CA 92624-1301
Location: United States > California > Capistrano Beach
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Swimming Pool
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Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in Capistrano Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Riviera Shores Resort 3*
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