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Grand Hotel Riva del Sole

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Strada Statale 16 Km 787 225, 70054 Giovinazzo, Italy
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Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Giovinazzo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014
Georgios D Sins, Switzerland
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Porto Alegre, RS
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I have already more than 50 dinners in Italy and always good or excellent. Tonight for first time, I had a terrible dinner in Italy. If you are in Giovinazzo, avoid Riva del Sole, probably you are going to have a nice dinner.

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Sins, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

We're a family of four; two parents and two teenagers. We booked a quad room. It was too small. We spent the first night in a hotel apartment, which was too old, not clean, and next to the beach bar that was full of noise and loud music all night long! The next morning, the hotel manager heard our complaints... More

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Ayr, Scotland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

The hotel is in a good location close to the airport which suited me, but quite a distance from the town, rooms are very average but very clean. The breakfast was a typical continental breakfast. The staff at the hotel were very friendly and attentive! If you have a flight late morning to the airport, leave plenty of time as... More

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IKLIN, Malta
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We stayed here just for one night on our way to Martina Franca, but I loved this hotel and even Giovinazzo, i think it is a great base to visit Puglia. Car is recommended and the hotel is beautifully set, new rooms, close to the sea too! We had a family appartment and it was just right for us 5.

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

I loved this hotel, I am only giving it a 4/5 due to the location. The hotel itself is very nice. The lobby is decorated nicely, the rooms are spacious, there is a pool and a private beach (gorgeous!!!), there is complimentary breakfast and really yummy dinner options at the restaurant, and the staff was very friendly and spoke English.... More

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League City, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
33 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Firstly if you want to be at a private beach without spending a fortune this would be the right place. We had a very friendly welcome in English which made our jaws drop because ne'er a word of English had been heard for days. I found the reception very helpful as well as the cleaning staff. The hotel is dated... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Grand Hotel Riva del Sole is located in Giovinazzo, about 15km from Bari. It is a typical hotel located about 200 meters from the beach. Rooms are pretty good, there is everything you need during holiday. The bus stop to Bari is 200 meters from the hotel (here is a schedule). Great breakfast with varied dishes is an advantage. Unfortunatelly... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

Having read the previous reviews, I find some of them to be misleading and unfair. I have come to the conclusion that the most negative reviewers should have stayed in their own countries and cultures as they clearly cannot cope with difference....so the main pointhere is that you are in the South of Italy, not somemodern cosmopolitan city. We loved... More

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New Mexico, USA
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

The hotel is isolated north of Bari on the Adriatic. There is no beach: just a rocky limestone shore. Off season everything is dead. The area is mixed resort and old derelict industry. Hotel transportation to airport is very limited. Taxi service is very expensive to anywhere including airport or Bari's cruise port. Hotel staff seem to call the most... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2011

Some of the previous reviews here are somewhat misleading! I guess it is useful to read comments & use your own judgement about where you decide to stay. Some travellers seem to enjoy the negative aspects without understanding the essence of a vacation. I thought the riva del sole was great, reason being that it provided an authentic italian experience.... More

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Address: Strada Statale 16 Km 787 225, 70054 Giovinazzo, Italy
Location: Italy > Puglia > Province of Bari > Giovinazzo
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Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Riva del Sole 4*
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Grand Hotel Giovinazzo
Grand Hotel Riva Del Sole Giovinazzo, Province Of Bari, Italy

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