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Riviera Hotel

Bowleaze Cove, Weymouth, DT3 6PR, United Kingdom
+44 130 583 6600

$80+

Overall guest ratings

7.0/10 Good
based on 3,011 reviews

Review highlights

  • 8.9
  • 7.3
  • 4.9
  • 4.7

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    About

    The Riviera Hotel is a well-known Art Deco Dorset landmark with a Grade II listing. The hotel has welcomed holidaymakers to its stunning location in Weymouth for over 70 years because is seafront and have direct access to the beach. The hotel is set just above Bowleaze Cove and offers fantastic views across the bay to Weymouth and Portland harbour, which hosted the sailing events during the Olympic Games in 2012. /p All 98 en-suite chalet style rooms are decorated in a modern contemporary style with a flat screen TV, room safe and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel offers free parking and Wi-Fi access. The Riviera Hotel plays host to many of Weymouth s popular events such as European and World Angling championships, veterans day parade, rock n roll and jazz weekends, seafood festivals to name a few. /p The new Bowleaze Restaurant can seat up to 135 guests and the Riviera hotel can cater for any function from 10 - 300 guests. The Riviera has 2 bars and an indoor leisure centre with heated pool, gymnasium, sauna, steam room, and spa treatments are available. There is also an outside heated pool with sun terrace and sun loungers which is open during the high season. /p The Riviera Hotel is only 2.5 miles drive from the town centre and a regular bus service operates from outside the hotel in high season. It s easy to find us with the hotel being accessible via the new relief road from Dorchester into Weymouth. There are also direct train links through Bristol Temple Meads and London Waterloo and we are only 25 miles from Bournemouth International Airport. /p

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    Amenities

    • Internet
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Game room
    • Indoor pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Sauna
    • Fitness centre
    • Free parking
    • Pool table
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Facilities for disabled guests
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.0 Good
    based on 2,928 reviews
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      9.6 "96% thought parking was inexpensive."
      8.8 "88% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 7.3 "Good service."
      8.8 "88% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.1 "71% said the booking process went smoothly."
    • 6.9 "Breakfast is mediocre."
      5.0 "Breakfast prices were ok, according to 50%."
    • 5.5 "Food is average."
      5.7 "Only 57% were satisfied with the menu."
    • 5.3 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 4.9 "Internet is poor."
    • 4.7 "Not very clean."
      3.4 "66% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.4 "66% thought it was rather dirty."
      4.6 "Dirty pool, said 54%."
      1.7 "Unclean dining area, according to 83%."
      2.7 "73% said that wellness & sports facilities were unclean."
    • 3.8 "Bad amenities."
      3.9 "61% thought the building wasn't nice."
      2.4 "76% found the grounds unpleasant."
      4.5 "For 55%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
      2.6 "74% thought the facilities needed updating."
      4.7 "53% complained about the elevator."
      4.3 "57% were unhappy with the handicap accessible facilities."
    • 3.6 "Not very comfortable."
      3.7 "63% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.1 "59% said rooms were small."
      3.0 "70% thought it was too noisy."
      3.9 "Air conditioning was criticized by 61%."
    • 3.6 "Bar is not good."
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    Overall rating

    7.0 Good
    based on 2,137 reviews
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      9.5 "95% thought parking was inexpensive."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 7.3 "Good service."
      8.8 "88% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.9 "Breakfast is mediocre."
      5.2 "Breakfast prices were ok, according to 52%."
    • 6.2 "Average value."
      5.2 "Breakfast prices were ok, according to 52%."
    • 5.8 "Food is average."
      5.4 "Only 54% were satisfied with the menu."
    • 4.9 "Pool is below average."
      5.0 "Only 50% thought the pool was clean."
    • 4.9 "Rooms are not good."
      4.8 "52% said rooms were dirty."
      4.1 "59% complained about the bathroom."
      3.7 "63% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.3 "87% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.1 "59% said rooms were small."
      3.0 "70% had problems with the shower."
      3.7 "63% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.4 "66% found problems with the furniture."
      4.5 "55% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      4.3 "57% were disappointed with the minibar."
      4.0 "60% didn't like the balcony."
      4.1 "Air conditioning was criticized by 59%."
      0.0 "100% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
    • 4.8 "Internet is poor."
    • 4.5 "Not very clean."
      4.8 "52% said rooms were dirty."
      3.7 "63% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.1 "69% thought it was rather dirty."
      5.0 "Only 50% thought the pool was clean."
      2.1 "Unclean dining area, according to 79%."
      2.9 "71% said that wellness & sports facilities were unclean."
    • 3.8 "Bar is not good."
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    Overall rating

    6.9 Good
    based on 527 reviews
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 7.1 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.9 "Service is ok."
      6.2 "62% said the reception staff was ok."
      5.8 "Only 58% found the restaurant service to be good."
      5.2 "Only 52% thought the service was professional."
    • 6.1 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 5.6 "Food is average."
      5.6 "Only 56% were satisfied with the menu."
    • 5.1 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.4 "Not very clean."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were clean enough."
      3.2 "68% thought it was rather dirty."
      3.1 "69% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.0 "Dirty pool, said 60%."
      1.5 "Unclean dining area, according to 85%."
    • 3.9 "Bad amenities."
      3.9 "61% thought the building wasn't nice."
      2.8 "72% found the grounds unpleasant."
      2.7 "73% thought the facilities needed updating."
    • 3.7 "Bar is not good."
    • 3.6 "Not very comfortable."
      3.7 "63% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.4 "56% said rooms were small."
      2.8 "72% thought it was too noisy."
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    Overall rating

    7.1 Good
    based on 263 reviews
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 7.9 "Good service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.8 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
      5.8 "Only 58% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.5 "Average cleanliness."
      5.8 "Only 58% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.1 "Food is average."
      5.7 "Only 57% were satisfied with the menu."
    • 5.0 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 4.6 "Internet is poor."
      3.6 "64% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.8 "Bad amenities."
      4.1 "59% thought the building wasn't nice."
    • 3.4 "Not very comfortable."
      3.3 "67% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were small."
      3.1 "69% thought it was too noisy."
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    Hotel type
    Wellness Hotel
    Guests recommend this as a wellness hotel
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