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Hotel Riviera by the Sea

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Overview
5 West Cliff Gardens, Bournemouth BH2 5HL England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
2.5 Star accommodation
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30 Sep1 Oct
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All reviewssea viewwest cliffon arrivalbournemouth baylovely friendly hotelzig zagdurley chineparking is limitedbreakfast was freshly cookedtown centrestar hotelweekend breakplenty of hot waterlong weekendreception deskfantastic locationcomfy bed
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed here for a night in September. Firstly, as we were warned, the car parking is a bit of a nightmare, cars have to park in narrow rows so you can get boxed in, also there is a row of small ‘kerb’ stones separating...More

Thank Johno9912
Response from GaryR2701, General Manager at Hotel Riviera by the SeaResponded 2 days ago

Hi John, Thanks for taking the time to review us and your kind words. Yes we are as you say a typical traditional seaside hotel, very quirky, bit like marmite love us or hate us. So pleased you liked us and as you say we...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

I had the joy of making a 2nd visit to this wonderful hotel when dropping my son back to commence his 2nd year at Bournemouth Uni. I booked myself a single room which was located on the top floor which boasted the most amazing sea...More

Thank rachaelhughes19
Response from GaryR2701, General Manager at Hotel Riviera by the SeaResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for such a lovely review. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us, we look forward to your return.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my partner stayed here in july 18 and we could not have been better looked after- The staff were nothing short of attentive and a special thank you to sue, gary, david & teresa. I have several dietry requirements and nothing was too...More

Thank vsherras
Response from GaryR2701, Manager at Hotel Riviera by the SeaResponded 1 week ago

Hi Thank you very much for your kind words and I have passed on your comments to the staff which really put a spring in there step to know that they are appreciated for there efforts we look forward to your return (the only problem...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you’re looking for a family friendly hotel with a warm welcome really close to everything Bournemouth has to offer then I would thoroughly recommend. Myself and my son visited for the Everton match and were warmly greeted - with a bit of harmless football...More

Thank David H
Response from GaryR2701, Manager at Hotel Riviera by the SeaResponded 1 week ago

Hi David Thank you very much for your very kind words we really appreciate it and if football was only 70 minutes you would have had a better trip!!!! good luck for the rest of the season (except when you play us) Kindest Regards Gary

Reviewed 13 August 2018

We have just spent two lovely nights at this hotel and what a lovely friendly hotel this is. Gary and Teresa were so friendly and nothing appeared to be too much trouble. The bedroom was very adequate for our needs with a side sea view...More

Thank MsLCS
Response from Gary R, General Manager at Hotel Riviera by the SeaResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi All I can say is Thank you so much for your kind words,we really do appreciate it Kindest Regards Gary

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About
Description
The dating-from-the-Victorian-era hotel overlooking Bournemouth Bay is under-8-minute walk from the nearest beach and from Bournemouth International Centre conference and entertainment venue. The ...More colourful, low-key rooms offer TVs and free Wi-Fi, plus complimentary tea and coffee. Most rooms feature bay view. Parking is free. A cosy bar and a sea-view lounge, plus a garden are all included. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Room Service
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
34
Price range
US$82 - US$163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Hotel class
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
34
Price range
US$82 - US$163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
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Roger S
21 June 2017|
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Response from alanhicks2016 | Reviewed this property |
I wasn't aware there was a swimming pool, I never saw one whilst we stayed there, which was only one night
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hemming1963
13 February 2017|
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Response from dawood1960 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, to be honest, I did see a dog there a few years ago, but cannot confirm a recent policy on the subject. They have been taken over last year so you would have to check.
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sueholsinsun
2 August 2016|
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Response from Antitrollpatrol | Reviewed this property |
There is soap, and shampoo and a handy shower cap - they also offer to provide anything you may need as well. Very helpful.
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"the top floor offers amazing views and is accessible by a lift as well as stairs. Very very quiet. Had an..."
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"Sea view rooms available"
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"Good place for a special lunch."
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