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Bicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

When we book a hotel we all have slightly different needs and ours was it had to be very dog friendly. As this was our second stay we knew what to expect and were not disappointed as the Riviera ticks all the boxes for us. 1) Dogs not just tolerated - they were welcomed by all the staff who even...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent break. Location ideal - short walk from the beach. Stayed in an Apartment and suited us - my son used the sofa bed. Everything needed to either eat in - cooking facilities etc - or eating out - bas meals very good and reasonably priced

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

A nice welcome and clean bedroom but it had a funny smell for the whole of our stay. Couldn't put my finger on it. Small room and bathroom but a nice little balcony with comfortable chairs to relax and take in the sea air and view. Not new and swanky but clean and comfortable.

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Thank janiecardiff
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Riviera Hotel is a lovely place to stay. My room was very comfortable, and a good size. The hotel staff are friendly and helpful. The food is good and attractively presented. I have stayed for a weekend for a number of years and have always been completely satisfied. There is free internet access. Rooms either face the road which...

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Thank PEW27
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at the hotel for two nights in a family room. Very friendly hotel, staff are lovely. There is a games room that has table tennis, a pool table, various board games and a large Jenna to play. There is a swimming pool and jacuzzi downstairs that is lovely and well maintained. We stayed in a family room with...

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rivman2008, Sales Manager at Riviera Hotel & Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review. It was a pleasure to have you and your family stay here with us. Your kind words have been passed onto the team who all hope to see you again soon. All the best A

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We enjoyed our Valentine night away. Took the dog for lots of lovely walks. Friendly staff and great location. Great for families with pool, table tennis, pool table. Will visit again. Central location means a flat walk into Bournemouth (once you are at the bottom of the chine!). Lots of restaurants within easy reach if you want to eat outside...

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rivman2008, Sales Manager at Riviera Hotel & Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your Valentine's break here with us. See you soon! A

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Booked an appartment for 3 night stay. Wish it had been more. The staff were friendly and helpful from the start. The apartment although doesn't look much from the outside was all we could have wanted. It was immaculate and modern inside With a very well equipped kitchen. The bar and restaurant in the main hotel was also very pleasing...

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rivman2008, Sales Manager at Riviera Hotel & Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a lovely review! I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay here in our apartments. We wish you could have stayed longer too! Hopefully, we'll be seeing you again in the not too distant future. Best wishes A

Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Just spent 4 days here with family, stayed in an apartment , which was spotless and had all the amenities we needed, children loved the pool and the table tennis , this is our second visit and we will be back

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rivman2008, Sales Manager at Riviera Hotel & Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review. I am thrilled to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay in our apartments. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best wishes A

Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to this hotel several times and always enjoyed my stay. Good food in the restaurant, comfortable rooms and have never had less than excellent service from the staff. The prices of the drinks in the bar and wine in the restaurant however is rather excessive. As an example it was over £10 for a pint of lager and...

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rivman2008, Sales Manager at Riviera Hotel & Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your thoughts. I am delighted to hear that, on the whole, your stays with us have been positive. Our bar prices are in keeping with other venues in the area and are also on par with the other 3* hotels in Bournemouth- unfortunately neither we nor any other hotel will ever...

Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked here and paid in advance for a sea view family room with balcony and on arrival were told this wasn't available and put in a standard family room with no explanation. We were given 50% off in the end after complaining but we're still really gutted!

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rivman2008, Sales Manager at Riviera Hotel & Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I am sorry that we were unable to allocate the room to you as you had booked. This was certainly a one-off and we were disappointed that we could not accommodate your request, hence the offer of a 50% discount. I am sorry to hear that you were not...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Good value hotel in Bournemouth which is renowned for its warm service and excellent food in spectacular surroundings – perfect for holidays in Bournemouth. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riviera Hotel & Holiday Apartments

Address: 12 - 16 Burnaby Road | Alum Chine, Bournemouth BH4 8JF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: £37 - £123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Riviera Hotel & Holiday Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 75
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Also Known As:
Riviera Hotel And Holiday Apartments
Riviera Hotel Bournemouth
Riviera Hotel Holiday Apartments
Hotel Style:
#18 Romantic Hotel in Bournemouth
#18 Business Hotel in Bournemouth
#22 Family Hotel in Bournemouth
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Apartments all fine”
 of 5 bubbles apcwhite01, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Sea view rooms are available”
 of 5 bubbles JanetT244, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Balcony sea view room are definitely worth it”
 of 5 bubbles mrandmrsp2016, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“we had room 102 first a very nice room with a balcony and a sea view albeit partial”
 of 5 bubbles HUMOUR, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you let the hotel know about your access requirements in advance, the staff are very helpful.”
 of 5 bubbles johnmG2177AO, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
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