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“Split Riva Front Sea View Properties”
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Riva Luxury Suites
Ranked #8 of 186 Split B&B and Inns
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“Split Riva Front Sea View Properties”
Reviewed November 26, 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Split. The apartment was equipped with every conceivable modern convenience. The property was perfectly located near tourist attractions, shops and restaurants. The management was very helpful. We wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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7 Thank Mgoldbaum
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Josko L, Manager at Riva Luxury Suites, responded to this review, November 30, 2012
Thank you for your kind words.
We are glad you liked our accommodation and your stay in Split.
We are looking forward to having you as our guests again.

Kind regards,
Split Riva Front Sea View team
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed November 26, 2012

Three of us stayed in the one bedroom sea front suite which has a deck looking out to sea. Our one bedroom suite easy takes three people with the good quaulity sofa bed which was very comfortable in the lounge area.
The rooms are very big and are up market. The bathroom onsuite a dream and there is a second toilet and hand basin for quests.
The kitchen has high end market appliances.
The view is amazing. We had many a wine on the deck looking out to sea and people watching.
Our host Lada gave us good advise on where to eat and everyone was a winner.
We had a hire car which was housed for us and then we were taken by golf cart type to our apartment. We did not find this a problem walking back to car when needed.
The one and only thing I would advise is there is plenty of steps from road to the appartment but truly worth it.But saying that i would certainly stay there again if we ever go back.
Very good shopping, tasty food, warm weather.
Wow i want to go back now!

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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5 Thank lindy38
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Josko L, Guest Relations Manager at Riva Luxury Suites, responded to this review, November 30, 2012
Dear guest,

Thank you for such a thorough review.
We are glad you liked our apartment and that three of you felt comfortable while staying here with us.
Split is amazing town with so many things to see and stuff to do.
We hope your next stay will be even better.
We are looking forward to seeing you again.

Kind regards,
Split Riva Front Sea View team
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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed November 26, 2012

This was a very nicely appointed apartment with a spectacular view of Split harbour. It directly overlooks the promenade; a wide paved area which teems with people every evening. Very interesting and stimulating but LOUD until midnight at least. I would agree with everything the last few reviewers wrote....including the beauty of the hostess Lada who greeted us in immaculate white matching the decor of the apartment.

A negative is the fact that there is no car or taxi access and one must be met by a porter who ferries the bags a block or two then carries them up the three flights (at least!) of stairs. We had to leave early in the morning and the porter wasn't available. Fortunately I was strong enough to carry all of our family's bags down but it wasn't easy!

A nice surprise was that the Split beaches were an easy and scenic walk away (probably 10-15 minutes) which meant that one could combine browsing the beautiful old city with hanging out at a very unique beach. Lada gave us some excellent restaurant suggestions and we enjoyed Split very much.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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2 Thank splotchya
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Josko L, Guest Relations Manager at Riva Luxury Suites, responded to this review, November 30, 2012
Dear guest,

Thank you for such an honest review.

We are sorry for the inconvenience with the luggage, at that time we were using third party for luggage who proved to be unreliable. We solved that problem now and we promise it won't happen again.

We are happy that you liked your stay and our accommodation and restaurant recommendations.

We are looking forward to having you as our guests again.

Kind regards,
Split Riva Front Sea View team
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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed October 27, 2012

We flew in to Split late on Wednesday evening on September 26, 2012 and were picked up at the airport by our driver sent from the apartment we rented on the seafront. He helped us to our apartment overlooking the bay. The apartment was a three storey walk up so it is not for people who have physical challenges. Otherwise, it was amazing. The apartment has been built into the old walls (totally modernized) and has wonderful accomodation for a couple. Our apartment on the top floor had a large balcony on the upper level. We were meeting a cycling group of 27 other people and invited them for drinks on our balcony which was large enough to hold the group. The location is perfect - overlooking the ocean and the service was excellent. I highly recommend the Split Riva Front Sea View Suites & Apartments.

Room Tip: The top floor room is wonderful with a large balcony overlooking the bay.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Munich, Germany
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
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Reviewed September 10, 2012

Lovely place. The location could not be better. Walking distance from all interesteing places, as well as plenty of restaurants, cafés... Great place. Out host LADA was great , a big help ! She is herself at least as pretty as SPLIT ! Thanks for eveything again.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
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9 Thank baratoblau
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Glenning Valley Aust
Level 5 Contributor
47 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2012

We had the one bedroom deluxe apartment. At first we worried as we were led through tiny backstreets, but the apartment was beautiful, fully renovated, large, air conditioned and best of all, completely quiet despite its position above the busy promenade. It's double glazed with shutters too and you'd never know there is a busy sea front promenade direct below. Position is excellent, basically inside the palace walls. Lada was helpful on check in and throughout our stay. I highly recommend this espcecially for longer stays as the apartment is well resourced with washing machine, dryer and everything you need for a longer stay. So much nicer than a hotel!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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8 Thank mrubie
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Australia
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2012 via mobile

I cannot recommend this place enough! The suites are of an exceptional standard and the service is OUTSTANDING!
Great views from the junior suite. The complimentary nespresso pods were much appreciated!
Great restaurant recommendations given.
Will definitely return in the future!

  • Stayed July 2012
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8 Thank hjane0
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Lada C, Manager at Riva Luxury Suites, responded to this review, August 3, 2012
Dear guests, thank you very much for your kind words. It was a pleasure to have you as our guests and we are looking forward to welcoming you in our apartments again in the future.
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Property: Riva Luxury Suites
Address: Obala Hrv.Preporoda 12 | Aljesijeva 2, Split 21000, Croatia (Formerly Split Riva Front Sea View Suites)
Location: Croatia > Dalmatia > Split-Dalmatia County > Split
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 186 B&Bs / Inns in Split
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Riva Luxury Suites 4*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located on the most desirable location right on the south wall of ancient Diocletian’s Palace and integrated in the Medieval Venetian Castle, Split Riva Front Sea View offers luxurious and modern accommodation featuring authentic 4th and 15th-century walls.The Riva Front Sea View provides history under your feet and over your head in the UNESCO-protected Split Old Town, the perfect blend of comfort and location with unique south facing views of Split Bay.Under your windows you will experience the lively atmosphere of Diocletian’s Palace and the Riva Waterfront Promenade: lovely cafés, restaurants and shops as well as concerts of the world's famous musicians, numerous summer events and performances.The Peristil Square, the Saint Duje Cathedral, various museums and galleries are only a few steps away. The Central Bus and Train Station and Ferry Port can be reached in just a 5-minute walk. The Bacvice sandy Beach is a 10-minute walk away. ... more   less 
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