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Reviewed January 6, 2020

Stayed for a weekend with Tribute act & Comedy dining experience. Very welcoming from the start, food was fine for what we paid. Staff great, nice rooms with great view. Definately use again. Some decor is dated, but expected from an older hotel.

Date of stay: November 2019
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GaryR2242, Manager at Hotel Riviera by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us and your lovely comments. Hope to see you again.

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Reviewed December 23, 2019

Stayed in a lot of hotels in Bournemouth and this has the old fashioned customer care really welcoming and talkative lovely room with a sea view we really enjoyed our stay at the Rivera by the sea
Will be back

Date of stay: December 2019
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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GaryR2242, Manager at Hotel Riviera by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded December 24, 2019

Hi Kevin,
Thanks for the lovely review, so glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again.

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Reviewed December 22, 2019 via mobile

Positives -Quick check in,nice staff all you would need in your room for a comfortable stay with a lovely view clean all round place with easy street parking

Negatives-floor boards are a bit noisy in room 5 and the room above couldn’t comment on the food as due to hotel not being at full capacity no chef was working bit disappointed but is what it is.

In all nice hotel good location would stay again

Date of stay: December 2019
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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GaryR2242, Manager at Hotel Riviera by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded December 24, 2019

Hi Christopher,
Glad you enjoyed your stay with us, creaky floorboards are an occupational hazard of such an old building hope it didn't disturb you too much. All the bookings were on room only basis hence no chef . Hope to see you again

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Reviewed December 1, 2019

This Excellently located 2 star hotel was our venue for a Murder Mystery weekend. The proprietors welcomed us with open arms and showed us to a large front of the house room looking out over the sea, it was compact but clean and adequate with a view to die for. The food and service was good and not rushed. The price of the weekend was about right for the 2 star rating. what can't be rated is the excellence of the staff. The Hotel was just a 15 minute walk from the town centre and the fantastic Christmas lights in the Winter Gardens. Will we go again? definitely YES.

Date of stay: November 2019
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GaryR2242, Manager at Hotel Riviera by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2019

Thank you for such a lovely review. So glad you had an enjoyable weekend. Hope to see you again.

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Reviewed November 23, 2019

My sister and I stayed at the Riveria by the sea, it was a lovely 4 day stay for Turkey and Tinsel,the hotel was lovely and homely,and the management and staff were very friendly and helpful, the Room was lovely with a lovely view of the cliff top and sea. The entertainment was fantastic,the food was lovely, had a fantastic time in all, and am definitely interested in going again next year.

Date of stay: November 2019
Trip type: Traveled with friends
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GaryR2242, Manager at Hotel Riviera by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2019

Thank you Helen for such a lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet you and your sister and we hope to see you again next year.

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