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Grand Hotel Riva del Sole

Strada Statale 16 Km 787 225, 70054 Giovinazzo, Italy
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17 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

very disappointed by the quality of the room and the bathroom, the quality price is almost ok, the location is good for the summer because on the seaside. Very convenient for the airport that you can reach in 5 mins driving, they offer a shuttle as well/

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Beautiful hotel, our bedrom was modern, spacious , very nice facilities - breakfast selection was goo selection of fresh fruits, cheeses, pastries yoghurts etc. Swimming pool is excellent, and my favorite - there are bicycles on site free to use for guests - we went for a fantastic ride to nearby charmig towns - Giovinnazo and Molfetta. That was a... More 

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Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

we were disappointed - the first day we went to the pool after searching for non-broken deck chairs - 3 out of 4 collapsed on us. The pool attendant tried to charge us 2 euro for bathing caps - the pool isn't worth it. The sea area is cement! The desk would not give us change to use their water/soda... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I belive this hotel was paradise once... like 15 years ago. It was probably beautiful 4* resort with many activities, bars, restaurants... Nowadays it is a bit like some horror hotel. We've visited Giovinazzo in high season, but the hotel looked like few hours before closing (closing forever). The lobby bar was closed, corridors were very dark, elevator looked scary.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

Don't get me wrong, this place is ok. We paid for what we had. The problem is that this can't be a 4 stars standard. The owners / managers were very nice and the only thing I can complain about is the restaurant which doesn't show you prices and is extremely expensive for the food they serve. Hotel in general... More 

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Latvia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We took this hotel for one overnight stay before going to Bari airport. For this purpose the hotel was quite a good. Easy access, congestion-free road to airport. Otherwise the hotel made impression that it was built as a cozy hotel long time ago and then forgotten by its owners. The inner decorations were worn down, the bathroom has a... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We arrived at a1.30 pm after a long drive from Rome, was told at reception that room would not be ready for 30 minutes. This was fine but we asked if there was somewhere we could get a drink and something for lunch. I was directed to their beach side Pizza restaurant. We walked down only to find that it... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

Where do I start - we stayed here after arriving late on at Bari airport - reviews were ok, price was good so thought it should be spot on - how wrong we were - arrived at 10pm, bar shut, no food, grumpy man on reception who reluctantly got us a bottle of water. I booked a family room for... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Cosy convenient place for visiting Bari. You can not find any beach hotel in the city -- I recommend Riva del Sole because of their own private beach. 10 min. from airport and to the center of Bari. Small historical coastal old town Giovinazzo. The hotel has not only standard rooms with good breakfast in the main building but also... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Our car broke down on the highway and one of the hotel staff has picked us from the highway. Although it was late when we were at the hotel, we could find good food at the restaurant. For this reason I can not complain from the service. The rooms were clean. The bathroom was too small. There is free wifi... More 

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