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Hotel Riviera

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was not pleasant, the heating is not functional, the room is cold, the food is acceptabe with a limited choice and the reception is icy. The good thing is that there is an annimation for children.

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birmingham
Reviewed April 12, 2017

I went with my family and friends a few years back I never got to write a review This was one my most enjoyable holidays ever, the hotel was amazing, staff literally would go an extra mile to help, always very happy, there was a group of 8 of us, all age ranges, my grandparents were well looked after, Grandmother...

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Manly, Australia
Reviewed April 5, 2017

I was invited last month to spend 4 days at this hotel as a guest-speaker and panel-chair at an international academic conference. The room allocated to me was very large, with a large balcony and sumptuous sea views. Unfortunately, the hotel seems to have become quite old as per the quite poor infrastructure, the very old TV set and mini...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed December 2, 2016

I spent a good weekend in the Hotel. The food was nice. It had a welcoming atmosphere and relaxed mood. The team of animators was good and friendly even though they were amateurs. The service can be improved especially with the local guests! What catches the eye is the desperate need of the hotel for renovations. Otherwise, it was a...

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Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Spent a great week in this hotel in august 2016. Great service, tasty food and friendly staff. Bar on a beach is great for lunch and drinks during a day. Definitely will come back. We felt really secure, the guards were everywhere.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in this lovely hotel in August 2016 and found the rooms to be spacious and clean.The food was good with lots of choices.The hotel was busy but all the staff were friendly,helpful and nothing was too much trouble. We enjoyed the great entertainment and the animation team made our stay fun. It was our second visit and we...

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Reviewed August 23, 2016

Yet another great holiday spent at the Riviera. The hotel was clean, good food, super service and great animation, as usual. I'd recommend a visit whether you travel alone, with friends and/or family - you will be made very welcome.

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Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

no customer service at all, rooms are not clean we asked to change ours two times,no mutch option in food, no safety for kids specially by the pool. the only thing I liked was the animation team they deserve the 4 stars.

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Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

I came with my kids to spend a nice holiday in this hotel as i saw very good reviews rates on trip advisor, but i am disappointed with realty. The reception staff were helpful and animation team in the evening were good other than that is horrible. The room in first floor is filthy filthy filthy and stinks . The...

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Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Where can I start, a very pleasant and memorable stay at the Dessole Riviera during April 2015, the staff here were very friendly with my family and Kids every single day that we stayed and helpful from day 1 right upto when we left, the food was excellent quality and hygiene wise, the hotel and restaurant manager were always at...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The all-inclusive Hotel Riviera is located in a splendid environment, just 250 meters from the beach and features beautiful and elegant 4-star accommodation. All of the hotel's rooms and suites are well furnished, stylishly decorated and equipped with modern en suite facilities. You are sure to enjoy a view from your room of the swimming pool, the verdant garden or the sea. For meals and drinks Hotel Dessole Riviera Resort features 4 restaurants and a selection of bars. Enjoy international and local cuisine and a variety of drinks, cocktails and wines. The hotel is located in Port El Kantaoui just a short walk from marina and near a 36-hole golf course and the famous Sousse Medina. Hotel Rooms: 295 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riviera

Address: BP 55, Port El Kantaoui 4089, Tunisia (Formerly Dessole Riviera Resort)
Location: Tunisia > Sousse Governorate > Port El Kantaoui
Price Range: $44 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riviera 4*
Number of rooms: 295
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Also Known As:
Hotel Caribbean Village Riviera
Hotel Style:
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Port El Kantaoui
#6 Family Hotel in Port El Kantaoui
#8 Luxury Hotel in Port El Kantaoui
#9 Spa Hotel in Port El Kantaoui
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Port El Kantaoui
#10 Romantic Hotel in Port El Kantaoui
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“Great view.”
nadia85, Apr 12, 2017 | Read review
“Over looking the pool on the top floor for best views of everything.”
celticcod, Jun 22, 2016 | Read review
“Lovely views of pool area.”
simm19, Mar 29, 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms overlook pool gardens and sea in distance”
704lindaw, Nov 6, 2015 | Read review
“Families ask for connecting rooms.”
dulcan4, Jul 26, 2015 | Read review
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