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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 sea view west cliff on arrival bournemouth bay lovely friendly hotel durley chine zig zag parking is limited breakfast was freshly cooked single room full english town centre star hotel course meal birthday weekend plenty of hot water comfy bed
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just returned from a lovely weekend with family. Rooms are spotlessly clean and food fabulous. Staff are all very friendly and welcoming. Lovely sea views from rooms at front of hotel. We were able to check in when arrived early. Parking is tight, but easily...More

Thank sathurley
Response from GaryR2701, Manager at Hotel Riviera by the SeaResponded 5 days ago

Hi Guys We remember you well, thanks for writing such a lovely review and are glad your thinking of a return visit to us. kindest regards Gary and Teresa

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t let star rating cloud your judgement we have just returned from a great weekend. Food was lovely,staff very friendly and helpful,entertainment first class on both nights. Comfy beds and clean rooms and amazing sea views from rooms on front. Met a lovely crowd of...More

Thank Freedom257274
Response from GaryR2701, Manager at Hotel Riviera by the SeaResponded 1 week ago

Hi Thanks very much for your kind words and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. We also enjoyed the weekend,as you said having a good mix of guests really made a great atmosphere and the entertainment was spot on. So pleased you had such...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well what can I say , what a totally amazing experience my friends and I had at this friendly hotel. I went with friends to a murder mystery weekend for my 50th Birthday. We was made to feel most welcome and loved our stay from...More

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

Hi Laura Thank you for taking time to write such a glowing review, we to enjoyed the Weekend, made all the better by the terrific guests we had. Kindest Regards Gary

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Originally apprehensive of 2 star rating if honest but don't let that put you off. Staff lovely and friendly. Food excellent. Spotlessly clean with comfy bed and a lovely quirky building. We had an amazing time and lovely view of the sea. Beautiful sea view...More

Thank redjk30
Response from GaryR2701, General Manager at Hotel Riviera by the SeaResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed the weekend and we believe it also helped having such great guests. Kindest Regards Gary

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Attended event there 27 October Decor and furnishings a little tired but this created a homely feel Staff friendly, helpful, professional The 3 course meal with 3choices on each was superb All 60+ guests gave chef rousing applause at end - one said it was...More

Thank Alan L
Response from GaryR2701, General Manager at Hotel Riviera by the SeaResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Alan Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we all really appreciate it and we are glad you enjoyed the event. Mark the Chef was taken aback by the reception he got and was truly humbled. 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$66 - US$132 (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$66 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
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Traveller (92)
Room & Suite (28)
Pool & Beach (1)
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Freedom257274
27 October 2018|
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Response from GaryR2701 | Property representative |
Hi As a lot of people are aware parking is free but also limited we would however try our best to make a space available for a disabled vehicle at all times. I know you have already stayed with us and as usual the hotel... More
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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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Room Tips
"the top floor offers amazing views and is accessible by a lift as well as stairs. Very very quiet. Had an..."
rachaelhughes19
16 Sep 2018
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"Ask for a sea view"
_mary_hillier
10 Jun 2018
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"Sea view rooms available"
pamelarust
02 Apr 2018
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"Good place for a special lunch."
854andyh
27 Mar 2018
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