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Riva Bella Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenue du Commandant Kieffer, 14150 Ouistreham, France
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

... 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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65 reviews 65 reviews
43 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

On the way from the airport, our taxi driver told us, "It's not just a hotel, it's a place for thalasso-therapy...." and he went on to describe what was on offer, and how his wife loved it. We were slightly taken aback at this information, as hadn't quite realised how different it could be: how outstandingly different, and how wonderful... More

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We took my 91 year old dad back for a memorable trip as he was part of the D Day landings. Only a few minutes from the Ferry, this modern hotel was just what we wanted. I asked for a beach view and that's exactly what he got. He was able to wake up and look out over sword beach... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed at Riva Bella for 4 nights. Initially we were given a small room with two twin beds where we booked a double room, and the bathroom had hairs over the walls and in the bath which were not pleasant. For the next three nights we were changed to a double room with a sea view... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Stayed for three nights. Great location for visiting D Day beaches and with free parking. There was a delay with our room being ready which was not the best start after an early morning ferry journey. From there on in, everything went very smoothly. Rooms are clean and spacious with a contemporary feel. There's a kettle for an early morning... More

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19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013 via mobile

A very friendly and comfortable hotel in a excellent position not only for comfort, but also for access to the ferry to Portsmouth. We had decided to stop at the Riva Bella Hotel to allow us to visit the Normandy Beaches, this was done quite comfortably although this may have been in a quiet season. For people who want to... More

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Dear Sir or Madam, We would like to thank you for your recent stay in our establishment and for taking time to give your opinion which is very important to us. Your comments and suggestions will help us improve our services, Rest assured that your comments will be read with great interest and attention and passed on to the relevant... More

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Address: Avenue du Commandant Kieffer, 14150 Ouistreham, France
Location: France > Normandy > Basse-Normandie > Calvados > Ouistreham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Riva Bella Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 89
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