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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The owner and staff (and their regular guests) were friendly, hospitable, helpful and cheerful from the moment we got out of the car. The room was incredibly clean and comfortable, the shower was great and topped off with a great view of the sea. The hotel is a few meters from the cliff edge with public lawns right in front... More 

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Thank HarperFamily23
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel was not cheap and I think you are paying for the location but this hotel needs a complete revamp. I thought I had gone back to the seventies . Nice people but all over a certain age. The room was very disappointing. And I cannot believe we payed so much for a room with the sink in the... More 

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Thank penguin107
Norton Sub Hamdon, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well managed by family. Excellent location. Friendly staff. Food excellent. Service excellent. View from my window rivalled the Med. Beautiful small garden bordering large green area for children to play safely.

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Thank woodiana39
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely hotel in a superb location about 5-10mins walk away from the beach. The staff are very friendly and helpful as well as showing good customer service. The bar offers entertainment in the form of pool, table football and table tennis and a little kids corner for the younger kids. A outdoor and indoor swimming pool which is nice... More 

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Thank PRCRed1
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A pleasant well run hotel right on the beach front. Very friendly staff and food was amazing. I left a picture that I had bought behind and they send it back to me free of charge no trouble at all. A great location and lovely holiday. Cannot fault it

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Thank Tracey O
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this family run hotel. Booked a room with sea view and wasnt disappointed. Staff friendly. Breakfast lovely. Car park is tricky and easy to get blocked in but staff move your car to try and ensure nobody is blocked in on checking out.

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Thank BettyAndPickle
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a week for my birthday and had an absolutely amazing time.. We got to join in with Tony's quiz night which was such an amazing laugh... All the staff are fabulous and so welcoming.. Can not fault this place beautiful all round. If you are ever in the area then stay here.. We were lucky enough to... More 

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Thank Brooke Aj A
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

I recently stayed for 8 nights Bed, Breakfast and Evening Meal in a single ensuite room. The staff were, generally, very helpful, patient and kind, especially as I have some Special Dietary Needs. These were kindly met to my satisfaction, with the staff being well aware of my personal needs throughout my stay. Note: I did give them plenty of... More 

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Thank watermark342016
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Hotel Riviera is in a fantastic location only a short walk to the Pier, there is cliff lift during the day which helps on the way back. Our room had a fabulous sea view, it could do with updating but it was very clean. There is also a lovely garden to sit in. The staff were all very friendly and... More 

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Thank 666Casmac
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

The Hotel Riviera is in a wonderful position on the West Cliff in Bournemouth with lovely Seaview's. The Hotel is so friendly with superb staff that can't do enough for you. The food is excellent & plenty of it (too much for my meagre pallet) with good, efficient service. The rooms are good, clean and well looked after, could do... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac with direct access to the cliff top and enjoys panoramic views of Bournemouth Bay from Old Harry Rocks to the Isle-of-Wight. Most rooms have sea views and all are fully en-suite, centrally heated & have tea/coffee making facilities,flat screen digital TV, radio, telephone & hair dryer. Ironing facilities are also available. Free car parking, lift to all floors, secluded cliff garden serving light lunch menu and all day cream teas. Licensed bar & balcony overlook the sea. Excellent cuisine with choice of menu. Cliff top location near to town centre, BIC, pier, etc. Direct access to beach and promenade via zig-zag path, lift or steps. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riviera

Address: 5 West Cliff Gardens, Bournemouth BH2 5HL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $115 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Riviera 2*
Number of rooms: 34
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