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Johannesburg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unexpected quality in this well situated hotel. The rooms are very large, clean and well designed. I believe the place was refurbished recently. The view is fantastic, just across the street from the sea and close to a lot of restaurants. We didn’t eat in the apartment most of the time, however there are suitable self-catering facilities. The staff was...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good and helpful staff... for the price it is really Good. The location is amazing, at Sea Point you are close to everything from Camps bay to CBD... not to mention the beach is 50meters away and there is a close by parking so you don't have to worry about finding one each night.

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Leyburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I read some of the other reviews but have not had the same experience. I found the staff really helpful and friendly and keen to please. The room itself was lovely, recently updated I would think. The situation with the parking is that there are a limited number of spaces so you need to reserve one before arrival, I had...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Riviera Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Riviera Suites on Trip Advisor and to share your positive feedback after your recent stay with us. We are delighted to receive your comments about the staff, the fantastic location and the lovely renovated apartment. I have shared your review with the team. Thank you for choosing Riviera Suites and we...

Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is ideally situated on the beachfront in Sea Point. The service was very friendly and the rooms were comfortable, although some maintenance is required. The availability of a Nespresso machine in the room was a very nice touch. Just a pity that more parking isn't available, but if we can get that confirmed beforehand we will definitely visit...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Riviera Suites, responded to this review

Dear Charles Management and staff at the Riviera are extremely happy to know that your stay was comfortable, the service was excellent and the staff was very friendly. I am glad that you enjoyed the Nespresso coffee machine in your apartment. On your next visit to the Riviera Suites, please contact me personally to reserve parking. We look forward to...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This place is in the perfect location but it is badly let down by the staff who dont seem to know what they are doing most of the time. The room was of reasonable size and had all that was required but was dirty, and was not cleaned very well during our stay The staff though polite where very noisy...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Riviera Suites, responded to this review

Dear Gordon On behalf of the Management and staff of Riviera Suites I would like to apologise most sincerely for your unacceptable service experience. We are extremely saddened by your feedback. Riviera Suites prides itself in delivering the best guest service and strives to get the basics right consistently. Your overall experience is therefore very concerning to us. I wish...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Self-catering venue. We stayed three nights and had a very nice room. Comfy bed and a very large lounge / kitchen area. Not quite sea-facing but one could certainly see the beachfront. Bathroom a tad small with a bath shower, but still manageable for sure. Dumbo here didn't pre-book a parking but at R20.00 per day, it's for nothing. Staff...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Riviera Suites, responded to this review

Dear Les Thank you for taking the time to review the Riviera Suites on Trip Advisor and to write down your positive feedback after your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear that the staff were so friendly and efficient. Your commendations of the comfy bed, very large lounge/kitchen area in particular are highly valued. Your comments are...

New Zealand
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Very bad place to stay. Done my booking wrong. No car park after I booked and confirm with reception. Drains were blocked. When I report it they promise to fix the next morning. When we came back nothing was done. Dirty water was bubbling up the sink and overflow the bathroom floor. When I went to the reception they only...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We visit this very central located hotel yearly. The staff very friendly and professional. Rooms and apartments nice and spacious. Ask for sea view. Pre book parking. Parking safe and secure. Located on the picturesque Sea Point promenade. Very nice for walking and hiking. Close to the W&A waterfront.

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Riviera Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Resort and to write down your positive feedback after your recent stay again with us. I am delighted that the staff were so friendly and professional. Your commendations of the spacious and nice apartments as well as our location are highly valued. See you again soon! Kind Regards Charlotte Thomas

Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Perfect place to stay very clean and spacious absolutely wonderful,I will be glad to stay there again..The stuff are very friendly and helpful it's right in front of the beach resturants are also close by

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Riviera Suites, responded to this review

Dear Mathapelo Thank you for your review and commending the staff of the Riviera for their friendliness and helpfulness. I have congratulated all the staff on your behalf. I am very happy to know that you found the accommodation very clean and spacious, we look forward to welcoming you back to enjoy the location and hospitality Kind Regards Charlotte Thomas

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We were able to be able to upgrade to a two-bedroom apartment.... Actually the exact one we used last year. Very spacious ... Huge comfortable bed in the main room and two single beds in the second. Although we ate out every day in surrounding restaurants we did enjoy breakfast in our apartment on the balcony and overlooking the sea....

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Riviera Suites, responded to this review

Dear Anthony I thank you for choosing the Riviera again. Thank you for your comments regarding the spacious apartment and the comfort you experienced in your two bedroom sea facing apartment. I am happy to know that you find the location within walking distance from all amenities and that there is so much to see in Sea Point See you...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Location is everything, and Riviera Suites, situated on Sea Point's Millionaire's Mile, is surrounded by the best that Cape Town has to offer - night life, beaches, restaurants and sporting facilities. Nearby sites worth visiting include the V&A Waterfront, Table Mountain, the wine lands, the Castle, art galleries, museums, malls and top-class restaurants. With uninterrupted sea views in front and marvellous mountain vistas behind, these luxury self-catering and serviced apartments are perfect for a fantastic Cape Town holiday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riviera Suites

Address: 273 Beach Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa (Formerly Hotel Riviera)
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: £47 - £131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Riviera Suites 3*
Number of rooms: 43
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“Best advice is stay sonewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles 95gordonm, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The best views are the rooms at the front facing the promenade”
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 of 5 bubbles Lorraine_mathewson, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor can get noisy at times”
 of 5 bubbles Timeawayadvisor, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We were on bottom floor. Noise of traffic can be a problem. It did not bother us!”
 of 5 bubbles elnab2014, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Unit D1 has 2 balconies, so you can move from the wind!”
 of 5 bubbles sallaks2016, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
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