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Hotel Riva
Ranked #2 of 30 Hotels in Menton
Certificate of Excellence
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“excellent location”
Reviewed 18 July 2013

we stayed here for a week recently. had a room with a balcony, 3rd floor overlooking the sea. was excellent.
sound proofing was not great so if that's an issue that may be not so good for you. the housekeeping staff were excellent, the hotel staff were maybe a bit aloof........ certainly not friendly...... on the day we were checking out we had checked the time for check out and it was 12 noon...... as we were not leaving Menton till that evening we ahd wanted to stay in room till nearer 12 but were still going to make sure we were checked out BY 12. at 11.30 there was a phone call from reception just to make sure we were definitely going..... I don't think this was needed. Also we hired bikes and attempted to leave them on the deserted terrace and the "barman" who had never spoken to us before rushed out and said we couldn't leave them there and suggested putting them between guests parked cars and the railings on the other side..... potentially damaging the car........

Room Tip: sea view 3rd floor or above
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 18 July 2013 via mobile

Very polite and service minded personel at nice and quiet hotel. The hotel is located about 10 min. nice walk from the Old Town and just across the water front. Unfortunatly, we did not have rooms with seaview, which we at a sligthly higher cost absolutely should prioritize. Nice and clean rooms with balcony, aircondition and ok beds. A nice breakfast buffet with possibility to eat outside.

Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2013

This is a very nice hotel, just a short walk along the beach from the center of Menton. Light and modern lobby and bar area, spotless rooms. Very good quality breakfast.Friendly staff and good service. Easy to access by car. Great place to enjoy a lovely city and Mediterranean views.

Room Tip: This is a place for ocean views, ask for a room on one of the highest floors, there is a street betw...
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Evansville, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2013

Recently, we spend two nights at the Riva Hotel in Menton, France. The staff was friendly and helpful, the room was ample with clean beds and bathroom. A few days prior to our stay..we had made arrangements to leave our large luggage while we traveled onto Santa Margherita and Cinque Terre. Our arrangements fell into place without question. Upon return, the hotel was marvelous, great location for walking into Old Town and touring Menton, and the 110 bus from Nice Airport stops directly in front of Riva. The continential plus breakfast was an additional 13 Euro but much more than cafe & croissant.
I would recommend the hotel to any who wants to be out of Nice and close enough to Monte Carlo to go for lunch or dinner.

Room Tip: Right on the border of France & Italy. Easy travel to Monte Carlo for lunch r dinner by bus, Re...
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 18 May 2013

Planned to stay for 1 night but stayed for 2. Very clean and updated modern decor. Right on promenade with bright colourful lobby and very helpful staff. It was the nicest hotel over our 2 weeks travelling vacation. The hotel is booked solid over the Formula 1 race this coming weekend with returning clients over the past couple of years. Menton is a refreshing place to stay over the crazy prices and crowds of Monte Carlo and Nice...you will love the Riva Hotel!!!

  • Stayed May 2013
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Herzliya, Israel
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Reviewed 9 May 2013

While driving from France to Italy my wife and I looked for a hotel to stay the night. It was 2am and using the TA app we found this hotel.
It was perfect for our needs.
We were lucky to find parking just in front of the hotel and were given a room on the 5th floor.
Since there was no big difference (10 Euro) between the front sea view and back rooms we chose the sea view ones and this was great!
The hotel is on the see front across the road from the sea and the views from the room balcony are great.
Breakfast is excellent too and so is the service.
There is a free (and fast) internet stand near the lobby where we printed our flight boarding passes.
The hotel is in short walking distance to the center/shops/restaurants etc.
I would definitely stay here again if ever in the area.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2013

We really enjoyed our stay in this hotel. Hotel is clean, simply, but nicely equipped and staff is really helpful. The position on Promenade d Soleil is wonderful. Old city center just few minutes walking...Hotel helped a lot to make our trip to Rolex Masters fantastic.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Riva
Address: 600 Promenade du Soleil, 06500, Menton, France
Region: France > Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur > French Riviera - Cote d'Azur > Menton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Menton
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Menton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Riva 3*
Number of rooms: 41
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