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Hotel Riviera

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The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AY, England
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited the hotel a couple of times for dinner. This time we spent a week there, second floor,sea view fantastic. Staff great, nothing too much trouble, unobtrusive but there when needed. Rooms great. I think a whole report could be written about the quality and variety of the food. We did not have one less than excellent meal.... More 

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Swanage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Riviera for a week with family. The 2nd floor sea view room was perfect. Well appointed, clean and with uninterrupted views out to sea. The service from all areas of the staff was excellent, from the cleaners, front of house, reception and restaurant. The quality of the food was excellent and varied.

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1 Thank Peter C
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms are excellent, clean and thoughtful touches, the whole Hotel is great, the service especially from the concierge and bar staff. The restaurant team are attentive but not over the top, we especially enjoyed the cocktail bar in the evening and the added enjoyment of a pianist. Wonderful visit and a joy to dress up for dinner with the bonus... More 

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Andover, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by to grab a spot of lunch. The sun was out so we sat on the terrace. Great service and food was fantastic. The waiters were polite and not in you face, truly a lovely experience on a bright sunny day. This is definitely a must if you are wanting just a quick drink to a meal, as... More 

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Berkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Extremely welcoming venue. We were caught in a shower and went into the bar to let the storm pass. The staff were outstanding - opening the doors for us and the bartender ever so friendly. Made us feel very special. We decided to take a meal which was delicious - it was a real pleasure to be there, will try... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Wonderful experience in this beautiful seafront hotel! It is dog friendly but only allowed in bedroom or very front porch area. We had a lovely front room with sea view. It was very comfortable with toiletries in the bathroom and fluffy towels. The food was delicious both for breakfast and in the evening. The staff were exceptional. We would LOVE... More 

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Visited here for a birthday lunch. The front terrace area is a very relaxing place to have a drink and watch the world go by. The restaurant itself is very well laid out and spacious, food was good and the service faultless, very traditional and refined.

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3 Thank Andrew W
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful hotel. Staff were amazing. Nothing was too much trouble. It is definitely worth having dinner there. The food is first class. Breakfasts were yummy, too. You feel like you are royalty staying at Hotel Riviera. Lots of old fashioned charm with a modern twist. We very much enjoyed the pianist who played during and after dinner on the Saturday... More 

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2 Thank mamaphatter
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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Had a 3 night stay at the hotel (last stayed 22 years ago). I was worried it wouldn't be as good as I remembered but it was better! Absolutely spotless throughout. Every member of staff went out of their way to help & we're all delightful. Would definitely recommend the hotel & will certainly be going back again.

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Portchester, Fareham United Kingdom
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Sadly, our group made of two couples could only stop for afternoon tea, but we will definitely return for a short stay in Autumn. Brilliant seafront location but no traffic noise inside, toilets superb, service and tea were very high quality. Very comfortable, bright and airy. Staff incredibly smart and professional.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Riviera, with its echoes of the South of France and prime position on the seafront, is the choice for the discerning in search of relaxation and quieter pleasures. Many bedrooms have been recently refurbished, so, whether you stay on holiday or on business you will be treated to the kind of friendly personal attention that can only be found in a private hotel of this quality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riviera

Address: The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth
Price Range: $355 - $482 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riviera 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Riviera Hotel Sidmouth
Hotel Riviera Sidmouth, Devon
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Sidmouth
#5 Family Hotel in Sidmouth
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Sidmouth
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