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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Our room was not at all large but was interestingly furnished. The small balcony faced neighbouring apartments but one could get a view of the sea down the narrow lane. The bar and room at the rear of the ground floor was a quiet and pleasant space to while away the time waiting for the airport pickup. Wi-fi access was... More 

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Haz-Zebbug, Malta
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This was my 3rd visit at the La Riva. Normally i don't pre-book and only stay 1 night. The last visit i pre-booked for 2 nights which, I believe, may also get you a better price. The hotel is clean and has a garage which make it ideal for me and my friends as we travel by motorbikes. The rooms... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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339 reviews
89 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

I booked a room with a sea view but got a peek a boo view instead. Everything about this place was average, not great, not awful. Staff were friendly and available. I was happy to get one of the free parking places. It is a town based on tourism so there is not much to see.

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We slept 1 night in La riva. The room was big, the price a bit too high, but we paid 30 € per person without breakfest and it was ok. It was only one hostel in Giardini with free rooms at this night so we coudnt choose a better one

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Malta, Europe
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Was at Hotel La Riva for one night only, and how lucky that was! Saying that the place is outdated is being kind. The rooms are very small, when you get to shower there is barely room to do so, very old furniture and television. The lady at the reception, not cordial at all, always found with a frown and... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We spent two weeks in this hotel and found it delightful, friendly and the staff ever helpful. Breakfast is a bit disappointing but I believe this would probably be true about most Italian hotels for visitors from the UK or the USA. An earlier reviewer complained about cold coffee. Why go to Trip Advisor about that? Raise the issue with... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The only thing that his location is not bad everything else is BIG ZERO!Hotel officially a three star hotel, just do not know by whom ? Dirty hallways, dust everywhere, shower leaking through the cabin where you can not even turn around. At breakfast there is no need to go because you will not even have anything to eat. There... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I've been in this hotel at the midle od september, and this is worst "hotel" ever! There is a crazy family, they are the owners of this hole, and they dont know absolutely nothing about the hospitality. The rooms are very dirty, the beds smell like urine, ad if you put ON aircontidion, u will get a bunch of dust... More 

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White Beach, Tasmania
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80 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I love this quirky little hotel. We stayed for 2 nights at the end of a month long trip to Sicily while we visited Mt Etna. It's right on the seafront and has underground parking. It is family owned and operated and they are lovely....very friendly and helpful at all times. The rooms are quirky with quite old fashioned furniture... More 

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Ladysmith, Canada
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144 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We stayed at this hotel due to its proximity to Taormina. That was it's only good point. It is across a road from the beach, but this area is super busy from May through late September, and even the hotel itself runs a late night cafe out the south side. Therefore with SS114 right next to the hotel and the... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel "La Riva" is a charming family-run establishment situated in the small seaside resort of Giardini Naxos, site of the first Greek colony on Sicily. The Hotel La Riva is an ideal setting for anyone who enjoys combining a relaxing sun and sand holiday with a bit of history and culture. Just a short walk from the beach, the Hotel La Riva has 40 comfortable, traditionally Sicilian styled rooms, each with its own private bathroom and shower, telephone, satellite TV, air conditioning,Wi-Fi and private balcony (most with stunning sea views). Breakfast is served in the hotel's stylish rooftop Restaurant. The Hotel La Riva also has a bar area, ideal for relaxing after a day on the beach, a reading room and parking facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Riva

Address: Via Tisandros 52, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Giardini Naxos
Price Range: $86 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Riva 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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