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Hotel Riviera

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Certificate of Excellence

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The Hotel Riviera, with its echoes of the South of France and prime position on the seafront, is the choice for the discerning in search of relaxation and quieter pleasures. Many bedrooms have been recently refurbished, so, whether you stay on holiday or on business you will be treated to the kind of friendly personal attention that can only be found in a private hotel of this quality.
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Property amenities
Room service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Centrally Located
Historic Hotel
HOTEL CLASS
234Reviews
72Photos
5Q+A
71Room tips
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My partner and I have stayed at the Hotel Riviera many times and it has become one of our favourite places to stay. He introduced it to me as he had been many times before and although traditional, I myself have fallen in love with the hotel. Amazing views and right on the beach
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We had a group Probus Club Christmas luncheon here and it was managed excellently . The food and service were both outstanding. The hotel ambiance is delightful, being somewhat reminiscent of a more courteous age and is like a trip back in time into an Agatha Christie novel.
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Taken out for Sunday lunch, had a lovely roast dinner portions a little on the small side but full of flavour all the same. Friendly attentive service from all the staff from arriving until we left, would recommend a visit for lunch nice food nice atmosphere and from our table
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Another good stay, super clean as always and great service, when combined with the location it's really hard to find better on the south coast. This hotel is very traditional but with that you get such a high and consistent standard, it's why we keep coming back.
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We four friends recently enjoyed a wonderful lunch at this hotel, a great chef with superb flavours, I wanted everything on the menu, but sadly had to choose just one from each section. Lovely staff who looked after us beautifully. This is a definite must visit.
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Superior Sea-View en Suite Bedroom
Looking eastwards at sunset
View from room 302
Righthand view from 206
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is there free parking on site?
Dear Sir/Madam We have parking at the rear of the hotel. Guests have the option of choosing an allocated undercover parking space at a cost of £6.50 per night or alternatively your car can be double-parked which is free of charge. For the free parking option however, we would require your car keys to be held in Reception due to the possibility of your car being moved to allow guests to drive out of their garage. Kindest regards Julie Penaluna P A to Peter S Wharton
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We have booked a afternoon tea with you , can we bring our small dog with us please
Good Afternoon We restrict dogs to certain areas of the hotel only. We do allow dogs in our inner hall area where we could reserve the seating there for you if you do decide to bring your dog. The outside terrace area is another option (subject to weather conditions on the day!) Alternatively, if you decide not to bring your dog, we can reserve you a table in the Lounge. Please let us know which day you have booked and for how many persons and we can then reserve a suitable table for you. With kindest regards Julie Penaluna PA to Managing Director
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Can pets stay in any of the bedrooms. What about guest allergies?
Small dogs may be accepted in certain rooms at the discretion of the Management. Dogs are not permitted in any of the public rooms with the exception of the Foyer.
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Where is the parking please.
Dear Ann M We have parking at the rear of the hotel. Guests have the option of choosing an allocated undercover parking space at a cost of £6.50 per night or alternatively your car can be double-parked which is free of charge. For this option however, we would require your car keys to be held in Reception due to the possibility of your car being moved to allow guests to drive out of their garage. Kindest regards Julie Penaluna P A to Peter S Wharton
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What is the price for afternoon tea
Dear Anne Apologies for the delay in replying but it appears that we have only just received your question. Our 'Traditional Afternoon Tea' costs £16.95 per person and consists of: A Selection of Finger Sandwiches - made from white and brown 'English Sandwich Loaf' with a variety of fillings, Home-made Scones served with Devon Clotted Cream and Strawberry Preserve, Assorted Cakes and your choice of Twinings Speciality Teas, Infusions or Green Teas. Our 'Afternoon Tea Menu' offers various alternatives, all of which are listed on our Hotel Riviera website.
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"Didn't stay came for the restaurant."
"Sea view best but more expensive."
"There is a (quite old!) lift so accessibility shouldn't be a problem. Seafront view is best - walk-in showers available on request."
"A sea room would be divine!"
"Sea view essential"
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PRICE RANGE
US$203 - US$422 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
riviera hotel sidmouth
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandSidmouth
NUMBER OF ROOMS
26
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