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Hotel Riviera

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   169 Clinton Ave., Newark, NJ 07108
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Ranked #17 of 21 hotels in Newark
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  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Cabo de Santo Agostinho, Pernambuco, Brazil
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to New York last December with my friends. And as We did not found any hotel in NYC, we decided to stay in Newark because it is very close to NYC. We started to look for some hotels and we found this place called Riviera Hotel. It seemed to be a good hotel, thus we booked 7 nights... More

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Newark, New Jersey
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

The Room was adequate,I mean it's dirt cheap....but I wasn't prepared for the police action that took place on my floor the night I stayed.........and there was a mouse,in my room also!!! I got into the whole shining aura,and went with it.but when a friend wasn't allowed to leave the premises until things cooled down...that was one straw too many.... More

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Banff, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

I have travelled all over the US and Canada and stayed in hundreds of hotels ...This was the signle worst hotel experience of my life! I felt like I'd checked into a prison for the night! There was bullet proof glass on the font desk and a security escort to and from your car - this gives you an idea... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013 via mobile

Ok so all the hotels in the area we needed where booked solid so we booked this hotel. We got there and yes the hotel is in a very very VERY bad area however I felt safe in the hotel. Pros: Secured parking lot for only $5/day, staff was super friendly and nice, our room was huge (the size of... More

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Darmstadt
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

I booked the room on priceline.com - had a great picture and decent price. Once I got there (with my 2 month old) i was terrified. Horrible neigborhood, unfriendly staff - bed very old and uncomfortable, but bathroom and floors clean

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Mouse running across room, asked to move room, got no apology when reported and staff didnt seem to even care. When we moved rooms they seemed like it was an inconvenience to leave their private conversations. Additionally the area is less than desirable, I basically stayed in the room the entire time as I was too scared to even go... More

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

The neighbourhood is really scary, the place looked like the hotel from the shinning and the guy from the front desk had a look of Jack Nicholson...Coincidence? The room was of satisfactory standard but nothing good for the money you pay...However, there was something crawling across the floor which we thought was a lizard but when I put my light... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

We booked the hotel online and when we got there it was terrible. The staff was friendly but the hotel looked like it was haunted. The floors in the room were dirty and the beds were really hard. Also, people with low income live there and to be honest the place gave us all the creeps. We were outside like... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

Went to this Hotel as all other airport hotels were full or without power after hurricane sandy. Wasn't expecting much but have stayed in plenty of hostels so have no problem with basic accommodation. Turning up it looked rundown, staff friendly but tried to overcharge. We got a two double bed room, beds were uncomfortable and found little black curly... More

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1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012 via mobile

My sis and I booked a room on booking.com. the staff was ok. the place look more like psych ward. their was roaches in our room. I when to the front desk and complain about the roaches. the staff look at me like I was crazy. as I go back to my room this heavy set man enter the elevator... More

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Address: 169 Clinton Ave., Newark, NJ 07108
Location: United States > New Jersey > Newark
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Ranked #17 of 21 hotels in Newark
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Riviera 2*
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