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Hotel Riviera

#10 of 13 Hotels in Sidmouth
Certificate of Excellence
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Despite the general staff being excellent the manager/owner was exceptionally rude and condescending-think Basil Fawlty multiplied. To make matters worst the bedrooms smelt of mothballs and it was extremely unpleasant .

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2Thank anne01699
London
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for two nights. It was a wholly delightful experience but I would single out the excellence of the staff as the hotel's outstanding feature. The dining was first-rate, and as a solo diner I was particularly pleased to find several half bottles on the wine list. I cannot wait to return!

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Thank IanCLondon
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is very well maintained with comfortable beds and very clean rooms. It is made special by the quality of the staff. All staff, reception, concierge and restaurant, were attentive and helpful, while remaining unobtrusive. Nothing was too much trouble. We stayed there for a family anniversary meal which was excellent - compliments to the chef.

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3Thank 7Sarah61
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We have visited this hotel many times over the last twenty five years and we have never been disappointed. We booked in for two nights, also reserving a garage. The food throughout our stay was exceptional, we could not fault anything. On our arrival the sun was shinning so we managed to sit on the patio, with a bottle of...

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4Thank Sue P
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice lunch four of us had.Two menus to choose from.Bar menu very good.Nice selection to choose from.Fortunate to eat out side.Nice see view.Very welcoming to non residence.Staff most helpful as well.Would love to stay in this hotel.Looked Nice in dining room.Disabled toilet on first floor.Good and there is a lift. Open for coffee as well before lunch time.

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4Thank Martin John B
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Just returned from a memorable experience, I was asked expected time of arrival and was shocked to be met by Concierge before I could even stop, he unloaded and parked car in garage, and returned it when required. Fabulous friendly reception from Julie and new girl Karen. All staff including restaurant and bar trained to perfection. Would describe it as...

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3Thank abby b
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2017

An all too brief but still a particularly memorable stay. Upon arrival we were welcomed with a friendly greeting and checked in quickly and efficiently. Car parked and what little luggage we had was whisked away and taken to our room; a great sea view and very comfortable - all the extras included and spotlessly clean throughout. We enjoyed great...

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2Thank RichardLocksHeath
UK
Reviewed 27 December 2016

I've stayed here a couple of times this year including the weekend before Christmas. This hotel is the best located hotel in Sidmouth with a fantastic view of the sea. The rooms are a good standard, they are immaculate, incredibly clean. The food is always very good, from sandwichs at lunchtime to dinner in the evening. The staff can't be...

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4Thank RJB1000
Exmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2016

I took an elderly relative for afternoon tea ..my car was parked for me in their garage..the tea was wonderful.hot scones. with cream and strawberries and jam.All delicious and served with lots of smiles.Afterwards my car was bought round ..A wonderful few hours and we will look forward to going again .

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4Thank 227ruth
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Stayed here for 4 nights. Our room with sea views was super comfortable. Food was delicious and beautifully presented, The staff could not do enough for you. Was so sorry to check out after the 4 days. I will be back.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riviera

Address: The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth
Price Range: RM1,269 - RM2,052 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riviera 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Riviera Hotel Sidmouth
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Sidmouth
#5 Family Hotel in Sidmouth
#5 Romantic Hotel in Sidmouth
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Sidmouth
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“Noise of the sea on pebbles at the front and noise of bins etc at the back. None of which is toobad.”
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“Front has sea views and top floor would eliminate any noise from above.”
abbyb165, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
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“2nd floor sea-view are excellent”
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“There is a lift to all floors!”
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