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Riva Bella Hotel

Avenue du Commandant Kieffer, 14150 Ouistreham, France
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Ranked #3 of 8 Hotels in Ouistreham
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Teddymarron Ashford, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I spent 6 days in this hotel sharing a room with a friend. First I thought the rooms were a bit small, but it as clean and there is a bath, toiletries samples. The Spa facilities which I used for the whole week including treatments are just fantastic, the staff are extremely helpful. There are also quite a lot of... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I am happy with my stay here. I was in room number 10. Apart from a slightly noisy couple next door obviously having a spa weekend, My stay was enjoyable. The restaurant staff were more than helpful due to my lack of French. The food was really nice and well presented! I'll be back!

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We visited this hotel for 3 days. Having read reviews by other trip advisor clients I thought some we unfair. The place is spotless well run and staff can speak English. Anyway when you go to France what do you expect they are French and that's what they speak! Didn't use the pool. The breakfast were the best I have... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The hotel locats really great, just on the sea coast. It has its own spa zone with several saunas, swimming pools, massage area, etc. It has its own parking on the territory. Bit it does not have its own beach. There are a lot of rabbits next to the hotel. They are very funny. The personnel is very polite and... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
18 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

room was quite small for a 4star. Very white and quite clinical. But also very clean. Breakfast was passable - good were the croissants and pastries. Poor the hot food, the lack of bowls for cereal. A plus is the location, right on Sword beach. Did not use the spa but it was well used by others so looked busy.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

... That's about it really. Bland decor. Plastic reception staff. Happy and friendly service staff. Poor buffet breakfast. Clean tidy and quiet rooms, but thick firmish pillows are not my thing. The bar ran out of beer and the chef refused to serve frites with a fillet steak. His food did not match his ego. On the whole a dull... More 

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Brighton
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Do not go if you are British and have children. Do not use as a stopover for the Ouisterham ferry. This is a French Spa for rich French people who believe in the healing power of salt water, steamed scrambled eggs and walking round everywhere swathed in a towel. One night's dinner, bed and breakfast for 2 adults and 2... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The location of the hotel is very good in terms of the town and ferry and it is very bright, modern and clean. However I think it probably would most suit those who definitely want to use the spa and/or families who have people from a range of ages needs to consider, particularly older people. Looking at the main positive... More 

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Southampton
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79 reviews 79 reviews
49 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We visited the Riva Bella as a package through Brittany Ferries. We travelled from Cherbourg which was easy but the Caen ferry is very nearby. Very warm welcome when we arrived by reception staff who spoke perfect English. The hotel is spotless and right on the beach. We had been allocated a room with the most perfect sea view and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I took my 89 year old mom to relax and get some treatment for her arthritic articulations...The accommodation is beautiful, the staff amazing specially the restaurant staff who catered my mom's restricted diet with grace and thoughtfulness and the treatment is very efficient...Just wonderful!!!!!! Sabine.

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