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Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and myself recently holidayed in this hotel and had a very relaxing and enjoyable experience, mainly due to the friendly, efficient and very welcoming staff in all areas of the hotel....we had dinner in the hotel one night and the food was delicious, we had amazing sea view from room 7 on the first floor. We will certainly... More 

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3 Thank MrsB070
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent one night here. Although the sea view from the room was nice, the hotel is a bit old and the upkeep isn't great. We couldn't connect to the free wifi at all – we were on the third floor and the signal was too weak. We were promised free parking, but had to end up parking on the... More 

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2 Thank Keith T
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

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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3 Thank penguin107
Norton Sub Hamdon, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

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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2 Thank woodiana39
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 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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2 Thank Tracey O
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 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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2 Thank BettyAndPickle
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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2 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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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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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
Internet
  • 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: $89 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Riviera 2*
Number of rooms: 34
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