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Hotel Riviera

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   169 Clinton Ave., Newark, NJ 07108
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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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I initially wrote my review after the first night. The hotel is not that bad.. Just a place to sleep at night. Everything else aside it was a cheap hotel and would have sufficed for 3 nights. However when I woke up this morning all off the Cliff Bars I had left on top of my dresser and holes eaten... More

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Montreal, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

After reading the comments about this place, I’ve told myself: it’s probably not that bad, I’m sure I’ve seen way worst! But no, it was TERRIBLE. It wasn’t an issue of cleanliness, but a question of safety. It is definitely not a place for tourists, it’s more a meeting point for drug dealers, homeless and prostitutes. Nothing felt right about... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

My boyfriend and I came down to New York to watch the Yankees. When we arrived at the hotel after an hour long taxi ride we noticed the receptionist was behind bullet proof glass. Once we checked in we were escorted to our room by a security guard who had to unlock the room, ok fine maybe just extra security.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

e booked this hotel through hotwire.com for 79.99 with tax the pics were nice all we wanted is a place ti lay our heads at night did not care if it was nice just needed a cheep place when we got there the lobby was nice so when we opened our room door it smelt like piss so we were... More

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Portland, Maine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

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
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

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 September 20, 2014

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

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
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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
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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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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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