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Riviera International Centre

Chestnut Avenue, Torquay TQ2 5LZ, England
+44 1803 299992
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great pool and food

went for the wave machine which gave us a good couple of hours fun, then went into the restaurant... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
terrysam61
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Kissimmee, Florida
Love it

This is the best palce to visit in torquay or paignton My 3 and 5 years love this place Resonable... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
usman j
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We Are A Dedicated Team Working Together To Provide Excellence As Our Standard To All Of Our Clients. Our values derive from our mission to be of value and benefit to the local Torbay community, so we are constantly striving to enhance our products and services. Within the Riviera International Conference Centre, you will find Waves Leisure Pool, Aqua Lounge serving delicious food and Starbucks Coffee, A Health & Fitness Suite, but also dedicated function facilities able to look after every type of event, from dinners, weddings, concerts, parties, exhibitions, banquets and meetings to large conferences.Our business is diverse, as are the needs of our customers. For whatever reason you visit the RICC, we wish you an enjoyable experience.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“wave machine” (35 reviews)
“fun pool” (7 reviews)
“leisure pool” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Chestnut Avenue, Torquay TQ2 5LZ, England
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+44 1803 299992
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"leisure pool"
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"starbucks coffee"
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"sized pool"
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"flume ride"
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"cheesy chips"
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"month old daughter"
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"baby changing facilities"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went for the wave machine which gave us a good couple of hours fun, then went into the restaurant for a drink and ended up have a meal one of the best meals of our stay in torquay.More

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Jessica B, Public Relations Manager at Riviera International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi terrysam61, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to us. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed the waves fun pool and had a lovely meal in the Aqua Lounge. We will pass your comments on to the team here at the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best palce to visit in torquay or paignton My 3 and 5 years love this place Resonable price Nice clean warm water Very active life guards Perfect timing to run wave machine 1 slow coming water ride as well Highly recommended to...More

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Jessica B, Public Relations Manager at Riviera International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Usman j, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to us. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed the pool, flume and the wave machine. We hope you'll come and visit us again soon. Many Thanks RICC

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good swim, although the pool gets crowded very quickly as it is a little on the small side. Water quality good, waves certainly an attraction, changing rooms could do with some cubicles for privacy. Not good to allow youngsters of a different gender in such...More

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Jessica B, Public Relations Manager at Riviera International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Anthony P, Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your swim with us. The Waves machine is a lot of fun. Thank you for your comments, updating our changing rooms are high on our wish list. We hope you visit us...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2018

Conference centre at its very best terrific location comfortable venue great acoustics and decent food and coffee at breaks in proceedings. Tidy well run centreMore

Thank Angela H
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Jessica B, Public Relations Manager at Riviera International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Angela H, Thank you very much for your positive review on the Riviera International Conference Centre (RICC). We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your time here and we will pass your positive comments on to the team. We look forward to welcoming...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

The wave machine is fantastic, very fun! The big water slide is an other fun addition to the pool. I have been going there since I was small and been a few times with my cousin.

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Jessica B, Public Relations Manager at Riviera International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Hi 845charlie, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to us. We're pleased you enjoyed the pool, flume and the wave machine. We hope you'll come and visit us again soon, Thanks RICC

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

This building used to be a beautiful hotel. Now a cheap concrete building with nothing to recommend it. An eyesore on fhe sea front. Services mediocre in fhe extremeMore

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Jessica B, Public Relations Manager at Riviera International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Dear janinamillar, Thank you for your feedback, we are sorry to hear how you feel about the building. The RICC is an extremely popular conference and leisure facility for locals and visitors, which brings tens of thousands of people to the Bay every year. The...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

A British friend recommended to buy wetsuits when we moved to the UK. Imagine how happy we were when we found this leisure pool in Torquay. Perfect trip with kids on a rainy day! A nice sized pool, waves every half hour and several water...More

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Simon J, Managing Director at Riviera International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Many thanks for the review, glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We recently visited the swimming pool at the riviera centre A mixed feeling by leaving although the pool itself was good fun albeit dated the changing facilities were horrible. They were extremely dated and the male toilets stunk. Very difficult to get changed & go...More

Thank Nick L
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Jessica B, Public Relations Manager at Riviera International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Dear Nick L, We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed the pool, flume and waves on your visit to our leisure centre. We are sorry you were disappointed by the changing rooms, we do regular checks on the changing rooms and have a high standard...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

An excellent venue for a large conference offering the Forum with flexible seating for a huge crowd on two floors to watch presentations, speakers and shows. Also offering the Arena on two floors for demonstrations and displays. There are also various breakout areas and dining...More

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Simon J, Managing Director at Riviera International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you for the positive feedback. It was an honour and pleasure to host the RIBI Conference and to welcome so many delegates to Torquay. Kind regards, Simon

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic place, swim, play and eat all under one roof. Reception staff were lovely and parking was fairly easy. Floors in changing rooms could do with a regular clean but wave machine and flume ride was a big hit with the kids and...More

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Simon J, Managing Director at Riviera International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Hello there, Thank you so much for your review, we're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. I will share your positive comments with the Team. Come again! Kind regards, Simon

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