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Bella Riva

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

The room was comfortable and quiet, but the hallways reeked of cigarette smoke. We noticed (too late) that they have a non-smoking level, so ask for it. The shower and sink water was always rusty. But the personnel was very polite. DO NOT include the breakfast, it was terrible and expensive. For breakfast, walk down the street towards the sea,... More 

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Hadi A, General Manager at Bella Riva, responded to this review

Dear Valuable Guest, We thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to share your experience on Tripadvisor following your departure from our hotel. We are happy to know that you found the room comfortable and quiet and that our team was up to your expectations. On the other hand, we would like to apologize for the... More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

The room was spacious having a sofa as well as comfy beds, and the welcome bowl of fruit was a nice touch. The breakfast buffet variety was really great. The location is good, close to the waterfront, and not too far from Hamra, although the eating options in the immediate vicinity aren't plentiful, and it's a bit of a distance... More 

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Hadi A, General Manager at Bella Riva, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Suzanna, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are very happy to know that our spacious rooms, our welcoming amenities, our buffet variety were all up to your expectations. Moreover,we are delighted to know that you have profited from our strategic location which is 15 minutes away from Rafic Hariri Airport, one... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Because it's a strategic place between Rawche to jogg and Hamra to shop and its night life Because rooms are available at any time; just ask for sea view and avoid street noise Because breakfast is deliciously lebanese Because they're are the forefront concerning environment by remembering clients about their active part on avoiding water waste and cleaning room. As... More 

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Hadi A, General Manager at Bella Riva, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Papzz, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback about your stay in Beirut on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to know that you have profited from our location and have enjoyed the sea view away from the street noise. Moreover we are delighted to know that our buffet breakfast met your expectations and that you share... More 

Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

i had a great 2 nights at bella riva hotel with my family (wife and 2 childs) the breakfast buffet is good and i asked for some needs when i was in the room room service gave it to me quickly the hotel staff is really friendly and happy to serve you anytime than you Bella Riva Hotel Ahmed

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Hadi A, General Manager at Bella Riva, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Ahmed, We would like to thank you first for choosing our hotel during your recent stay in Beirut and for taking the time to share with us your experience. We are very happy to know that your stay with us was comfortable and that all your needs were attended to quickly by our team. Moreover, you positive appraisal... More 

Paphos, Cyprus
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29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Clean and Comfortable but amazing choice of breakfast. The plus for this hotel is location, partway between hamra street and the promenade on the coast. Fully recommended as is well within walking distance between the two.. I would recommend to anyone.

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Hadi A, General Manager at Bella Riva, responded to this review

Dear Mr. John, Good day from the Bella Riva Hotel! We would like to thank you for choosing our property for your stay in Beirut and for taking the time to share with us your feedback. We agree with you that our hotel is not to be classified as a luxurious property, we prefer to categorize it as a standard,... More 

Tsada, Cyprus
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Well located just off the beach road. A 5 minute or so walk from Hamra Street which is the mail shopping street which also has plenty of places to eat.. The hotel is b&b and the rooms are ensuite. There are some larger suites of rooms but we just had a basic double room. The buffet breakfast is very good... More 

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Hadi A, General Manager at Bella Riva, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for taking the time to share your review in our property on TripAdvisor. We are extremely happy to know that you are recommending our hotel as an "excellent place to stay" especially that you have enjoyed our location, the rooms, and our buffet breakfast. We hope to welcome you once again. Best Regards, More 

Hobro
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

I had a brief stay (one night) in this hotel - but had som speciel needs that the hotel did for me in the finest way. I am very impressed by the standard in the hotel, the food and the cleaning. And the people working there are very nice and did a lot of things to make my stay very... More 

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Hadi A, General Manager at Bella Riva, responded to this review

Dear Mr. KimLeg, Thank you for choosing our hotel during your visit to Beirut and for taking the time to share with us your comments on TripAdvisor. It brings great pleasure to know that your stay with us was a memorable one, and that the hotel services and team were up to your expectations. Our main goal is to make... More 

Salmiyah, Kuwait
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57 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

The rooms were comfortable we got a "Double" upgrade and stayed in the Executive Suite when we checked in, on an already "Killer" deal. The bar is well stocked and quite affordable. Cant comment on the bfast as we didn't have it. The staff were fairly well behaved, the evening staff were really helpful, the morning not so much. Hamra... More 

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Hadi A, General Manager at Bella Riva, responded to this review

Dear Mr. SharathN, We first would like to thank you for taking the time and sharing with us your feedback. We are delighted to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us, and are very happy that the team, location, and hotel value were satisfactory to you. It was a pleasure for us to have upgraded your room and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

*Very good 4* hotel in the heart of Beirut: +Location: very close to El.Hamra area,,on the cornich very close also to Raoucha Rock. +Room: clean & room service very good. +Breakfast: So tasty open buffet at the start of the day,variety every day. +WiFi: Free in all areas,good speed. +Staff: Helpful & Descent. +Parking: Free. *So nice hotel to spend... More 

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Hadi A, General Manager at Bella Riva, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Arcy, I would like to thank you first for taking the time and reviewing our hotel on TripAdvisor. It is with great delight that we read your valuable feedback. It brings pleasure for us to know that you have enjoyed your stay at our property, and that you found all of our services satisfying to you. We hope... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

We came here from Dubai for vacation,me & my wife for 11 days , we reserved a standard room and once we arrived we were surprised that our room has been upgraded to executive room, so it was a great greetings & attendance from the management . The hotel is very nice from inside & outside very calm and the... More 

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Hadi A, General Manager at Bella Riva, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Ahmad, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We are so delighted to know that read your comments and know that you have really enjoyed your stay at our hotel, and that the service provided by the team was up to your expectations. We would like to share with you that a restoration for the bathrooms has... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bella Riva Hotel, set on a quiet street one block away from the Mediterranean sea, a fresh four stars hotel in the city center of Beirut, is a destination of ultimate comfort. Imposing a vibrant parade of colors and a soothing atmosphere; a warm and calm surrounding and service will be escorting you around.Our expedient location links you to top sites like Rawche – Pigeon Rock, Hamra Street, and a 10 minute drive from Downtown (Solidere), holding the major business, entertainment, shopping and dining zones that will be vying for your attention.We are a ten minute drive from Rafic Hariri International Airport, the American University of Beirut and its Medical Center, and the Central Bank. Our 59 units, all with balconies and many with side sea view, include standard guest rooms as well as three types of suites: a Junior, an Executive, and a three bedroom Family Suite, all equipped with the right necessities and refined amenities. When it comes to business and launches our meeting rooms for conferences and seminars are fully equipped and delight our attendants with delicious coffee breaks. Crowning this eight floored property, is a 450sqm Royal Penthouse, with one of the largest terraces in Beirut that you can turn into your own gathering place or an unforgettable private party with friends fitting up to 100 persons, while enjoying the spectacular sea view.One minute away from the hotel, you can enjoy the dazzling sun, tanning, swimming, working out at our affiliated sports center where you also take part in their hottest dance events at night. On the other hand, take a 5 minute walk in the opposite direction and get to Hamra shopping market, restaurants and café’s along with a wide range of pubs and clubs waiting to burst.Bella Riva Hotel’s strategic location by the corniche makes it very easy to plan your tours whether you decide to go north to enjoy our splendid ski resorts during winter in Faraya, Mzaar, the Cedars…, or south to visit the historical forts, whether in Shouf, Sidon, or Tyre.Bella Riva Hotel invites you to live the sparkling Beirut your own way. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bella Riva

Address: Caracas Street | Manara, Beirut, Lebanon
Location: Lebanon > Beirut
Price Range: $60 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Riva 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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#5 Best Value Hotel in Beirut
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#37 Luxury Hotel in Beirut
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