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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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Portland, Maine
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I don't usually leave negative reviews, but I would HATE for a fellow traveler to waste $$. We booked a room last minute through expedia for just a place to rest our heads between Maryland and Maine. When we arrived we were literally afraid to get out of the car. Broken glass littered the sidewalk in front of the lobby... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was fooled into booking this hotel by reviews that said "it wasn't as bad as you might think." Most hotels always seem to have a few hateful reviews and I figured if some people thought the place was decent, I would too. I'm not particularly fussy. When I checked into the hotel to dump my suitcases, the room looked... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel totally doesn't have bullet holes in the elevator, and most definitely does not live in a ghetto neighborhood. Why, why don't I add the fact about how it totally DOESN'T have bulletproof glass when you enter. WHY I most certainly didn't find a cockroach in my refrigerator. No this hotel was the best (crappiest) hotel (over glorified motel)... More

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reminds me very much of an era of old with large rooms, classic Victorian architecture and an inability to hide things like cables for computers. ;) The tall gentleman at the door was so very kind and has the incredible heart of a servant leader. It was one of the nicest welcome's I've had in a long time. It's obvious... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

As others that wrote reviews, I stayed in this hotel because my flight was canceled due to bad weather and the airline booked this hotel for me because it is reasonable close to the airport. I didn't have a chance to check the reviews before that (otherwise I would have declined), but once there it was not as bad as... More

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Hammond, Indiana
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

My friend and I had a delay on our flight. This was the only available hotel in the area. You wonder why? Yes we tough we were going to died, weird people, people selling drugs, weird noises. Bad costumer service. We stayed there for 5 hours and the left no other hotel. No taxi wanted to go pick us up.... More

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San Bruno
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Several flights were cancelled at Newark airport due to bad weather and I was stuck with the only hotel available close to the airport. The desk clerks were nice and helpful but the place was run down. It had some nice features like marble floors in the lobby and nice hardwood floors in the room. My room was clean, the... More

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

we wanted a hotel just to sleep for the night, for the price we paid we expected a nicer room. as soon as we got in, we checked in, I had asked for a no smoking room, was told by the guy that the only room they had available for us was a smoking room. we were fine with that.... More

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Latham, New York
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I booked this hotel because I was going to EDC at met life stadium and being a college student, i was on a budget. I found this hotel and booked it because it was cheap and relatively close to the venue of the event. To start, there was a SWAT team that went by the hotel when we first checked... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

Ok, my wife and I like all you guys before, found this place because it was affordable and in the New York City area. It's in Newark so we didn't expect much anyway .Thank god we went upstairs to check out the room. We said hell no and got our money back.I honestly wouldn't put my dog to spend one... More

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Address: 169 Clinton Ave., Newark, NJ 07108
Location: United States > New Jersey > Newark
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Riviera 2*
Number of rooms: 210
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