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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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All reviews west cliff sea view on arrival bournemouth bay lovely friendly hotel zig zag durley chine parking is limited breakfast was freshly cooked single room town centre star hotel weekend break plenty of hot water long weekend reception desk fantastic location
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed for one night. Immediately we were greeted with a very warm welcome from David on the reception. We were helped with our bags to our room. The room had a beautiful view overlooking the sea. Whilst we felt the hotel...More

1  Thank Jenny W
Response from GaryR2701, Manager at Hotel Riviera by the SeaResponded yesterday

Thanks for your lovely review, glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 5 days ago

Rooms has nice views on sea,and are amazingly clean, but very out dated with bit strange smell. Closest restaurant is 2 minutes walk. Be aware that if you come with your car as they offer car park, you need to leave keys on reception which...More

Thank Lubica B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel in nice position. Great food well cooked and served with a smile The staff are all very helpful and pleasant staff. Could not fault anything. The entertainment was spot on. Incredible value for money.

Thank debiss2018
Response from GaryR2701, General Manager at Hotel Riviera by the SeaResponded 1 week ago

Hi Thank you ever so much for doing such a lovely review it is much appreciated,we're glad you enjoyed your weekend as we have many more planned. Thanks again Kindest Regards Gary

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On arrival we had a very warm welcome. Room was clean and lovely and warm but a little dated, the bathroom let it down. The grout around the bath was not very fresh looking, the toilet seat was loose and the hot water was very...More

Thank chickenfeeder
Response from GaryR2701, Manager at Hotel Riviera by the SeaResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us and your kind comments. Sorry you had a problem with the water, not sure why but thanks for bringing it to our attention. Our bathrooms are dated, we are gradually up dating them floor by floor. Hope...More

Reviewed 4 weeks 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

1  Thank Johno9912
Response from GaryR2701, General Manager at Hotel Riviera by the SeaResponded 4 weeks 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

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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$85 - US$147 (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$85 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
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Traveller (89)
Room & Suite (28)
Pool & Beach (1)
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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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Room Tips
"the top floor offers amazing views and is accessible by a lift as well as stairs. Very very quiet. Had an..."
rachaelhughes19
4 weeks ago
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"Ask for a sea view"
_mary_hillier
10 Jun 2018
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"Sea view rooms available"
pamelarust
2 Apr 2018
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"Good place for a special lunch."
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27 Mar 2018
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