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“Lovely hotel and good service” 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Marina Riviera
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Comite 19, 84011 Amalfi, Italy   |  
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Ranked #5 of 30 hotels in Amalfi
Ryde, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Lovely hotel and good service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We had an excellent stay in this hotel although it could have been different. We read the reviews on Tripadvisor and also looked at the hotel's own website. 2 things were clear: 1. the hotel had been refurbished to what looked like a high standard and 2. People recommended upgrading to a deluxe room as the rooms tended to be small. So, we upgraded to a deluxe room with a front sea view and were reaaly looking forward to it. when we arrived, we were obviously in a room which had not been refurbished and were very disappointed - there was mould in the bathroom, the towel rail was falling off, the plug in the sink did not hold the water, the room was small and old fashioned and the balcony was only just big enough for the cheap plastic chairs but not really for your legs as well. The view however was stunning. And i cannot fault the service because as soon as we complained about our room we were moved to a beautiful suite with jacuzzi bath, four poster bed and large balcony - but i wonder why we were in the room in the first place and what would have happened if the suite had not been available. my advice would be to check that your room is as described on the website which i believe all but 2 are at the time of writing.
The roof terrace was fantastic, the pool lovely and we had many relaxing afternoons up here after exploring the local area in the mornings. The hotel is really well situated with fantastic views over the town but just 5 mins walk from the buses, boats and restaurants. We also enjoyed having out breakfast on the terrace each morning with fabulous views over the beach and the town. There was a good choice of local food as well as the usual egg options (although thesee were a bit hit and miss - hard boiled eggs when we asked for soft and scrambled eggs that were more like an overcooked omlette). Service was a bit hit and miss and depended on which staff were serving you but the views, ambience and local pastries and parma ham made up for any lack of finesse.
Overall, we had a really lovely week here and i would definitely recommend it - just make sure when you book that you get whatt you're ordering with the room

Room Tip: Look at the hotel website and make sure you get what you are booking. I think there are 1 or 2 room...
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cazenovia, New York
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11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Every room is different but all seemed to be comfortable. The views are awesome. The breakfast was plentiful with many selections to satisfy many. Walking distance to the village with restaurants and shopping. I especially enjoyed the view and relaxing with coffee in the morning and a nice glass of wine in the evening on the terrace. The entire hotel was very clean and comfortable.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

We've just arrived back from the best holiday. From the word go the staff could'nt have been more helpful and friendly. The rooms were spotless and comfortable, as was the whole hotel. The pool area superb. The views from our balcony no less than stunning. The short walk into Amalfi made it so easy for the amazing aray of bars and resturants so spoilt for choice.
Cant wait to get back.

Room Tip: Any of the rooms are brilliant. No two are the same.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Toronto, Canada
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

My wife and i have spent the last 4 nights here and have had an amazing time. The hotel location is fabulous, the staff was always ready to help you in any way and our room was more than expected.
The hotel is perfectly located overlooking the harbour with beautiful views. We were a 3 minute walk from the centre of town. We booked our excursions to Capri and Pompeii through the front desk without any hassles. We ere supposed to stay in Positano but our reservation got screwed up - the best thing that ever happened!
We woud highly recommend this hotel to anyone.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

First time visiting Amalfi and we stayed at this amazing hotel. Pool on the top and short distance to the beach. Short distance to the town and many good restaurants. Staff was extremely service minded and made our stay even more enjoyable. Effecient house keeping and cleanliness was perfect. Clearly value for money and recommendable.

Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Excellent hotel located in the heart of Amalfi. Close walk to shops, restaurants, beach, and transportation. Staff was great and very friendly. Great base to visit Capri or Pompeii.

Food here is great. Views from the restaurant and rooftop pool are unbelievable.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Marina Riviera is a hotel with a prime location in Amalfi with views overlooking the sea. The hotel is built from an old villa with numerous levels that include hotel rooms, eating areas and a rooftop with tanning areas, pool, bar and steam room. The rooms themselves have standard beds, a safe and a great bathroom. The a/c is what you would expect from Europe, below US standards but it does the job most days. Service is excellent in terms of food service, setting up car rides, tours and general information.

Room Tip: Views can be amazing, make sure you have a higher room with a balcony. (P.S. the AC is horrible)
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Hotel Marina Riviera

Address: Via Comite 19, 84011 Amalfi, Italy
Location: Italy > Campania > Amalfi Coast > Amalfi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Amalfi
#3 Romantic Hotel in Amalfi
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Amalfi
#4 Family Hotel in Amalfi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Marina Riviera 4*
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