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Riviera Hotel

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

$65+

Overall guest ratings

7.0/10 Good
Based on 2,984 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.0
  • 7.1
  • 4.9
  • 4.6

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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 center
    • Free parking
    • Pool table
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Facilities for Disabled Guests
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    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    6.9 Good
    Based on 2,938 reviews
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
      7.6 "Great parking, according to 76%."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      9.5 "95% thought parking was inexpensive."
      8.5 "85% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 7.1 "Good service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.9 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 6.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
      5.8 "Breakfast prices were ok, according to 58%."
    • 6.2 "Average value."
      5.8 "Breakfast prices were ok, according to 58%."
    • 4.9 "Vibe wasn't good."
      4.9 "51% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      3.7 "Unfriendly atmosphere, according to 63%."
      2.5 "For 75%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 4.6 "Rooms are not good."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were dirty."
      3.5 "65% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.6 "64% complained about the bathroom."
      1.5 "85% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.3 "67% said rooms were small."
      2.6 "74% had problems with the shower."
      3.1 "69% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.8 "82% found problems with the furniture."
      3.1 "69% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      4.2 "58% were disappointed with the minibar."
      3.5 "65% criticized the small bathroom."
      3.3 "Air conditioning was criticized by 67%."
      0.0 "100% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
      1.4 "86% didn't like the balcony."
    • 4.4 "Not very clean."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were dirty."
      3.1 "69% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.2 "68% thought it was rather dirty."
      2.4 "Unclean dining area, according to 76%."
      2.1 "79% said that wellness & sports facilities were unclean."
    • 4.4 "Internet is poor."
      3.2 "68% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.7 "Bad amenities."
      3.8 "62% thought the building wasn't nice."
      2.9 "71% found the grounds unpleasant."
      2.3 "77% thought the facilities needed updating."
      2.5 "For 75%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
      2.2 "78% were unhappy with the handicap accessible facilities."
      0.0 "100% complained about the elevator."
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    Overall Rating

    6.9 Good
    Based on 2,232 reviews
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
      7.7 "Great parking, according to 77%."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      9.4 "94% thought parking was inexpensive."
      8.6 "86% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 7.1 "Good service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.7 "Lovely bar service, according to 77%."
    • 6.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
      5.6 "Breakfast prices were ok, according to 56%."
    • 5.9 "Average value."
      5.6 "Breakfast prices were ok, according to 56%."
    • 5.1 "Food is average."
      5.6 "Only 56% liked the pork dishes."
      5.5 "Desserts were ok, said 55%."
    • 4.7 "Vibe wasn't good."
      4.7 "53% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      3.7 "Unfriendly atmosphere, according to 63%."
      2.6 "For 74%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 4.4 "Rooms are not good."
      3.4 "66% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.4 "56% said rooms were dirty."
      3.2 "68% complained about the bathroom."
      1.5 "85% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.3 "67% said rooms were small."
      2.4 "76% had problems with the shower."
      3.0 "70% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.8 "82% found problems with the furniture."
      3.0 "70% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      4.2 "58% were disappointed with the minibar."
      3.7 "63% criticized the small bathroom."
      1.6 "84% didn't like the balcony."
      3.3 "Air conditioning was criticized by 67%."
    • 4.3 "Internet is poor."
      3.2 "68% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 4.2 "Not very clean."
      4.4 "56% said rooms were dirty."
      3.0 "70% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.1 "69% thought it was rather dirty."
      2.8 "Unclean dining area, according to 72%."
      2.2 "78% said that wellness & sports facilities were unclean."
    • 3.4 "Bad amenities."
      3.5 "65% thought the building wasn't nice."
      2.8 "72% found the grounds unpleasant."
      2.1 "79% thought the facilities needed updating."
      2.6 "For 74%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
      2.5 "75% were unhappy with the handicap accessible facilities."
      0.0 "100% complained about the elevator."
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    Overall Rating

    6.8 Good
    Based on 470 reviews
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      7.6 "Great parking, according to 76%."
    • 7.4 "Good pool."
    • 6.8 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.4 "Service is ok."
      5.7 "57% said the reception staff was ok."
    • 5.9 "Average value."
    • 4.7 "Internet is poor."
    • 4.5 "Rooms are not good."
      4.8 "52% said rooms were dirty."
      3.1 "69% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.2 "88% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.5 "65% complained about the bathroom."
      3.5 "65% said rooms were small."
      1.8 "82% found problems with the furniture."
      2.4 "76% had problems with the shower."
      3.2 "68% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.1 "69% thought the tv was sub-standard."
    • 4.3 "Not very clean."
      4.8 "52% said rooms were dirty."
      2.9 "71% thought it was rather dirty."
      3.2 "68% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.0 "Unclean dining area, according to 80%."
    • 3.6 "Bar is not good."
    • 3.6 "Bad amenities."
      3.6 "64% thought the building wasn't nice."
      3.1 "69% found the grounds unpleasant."
      2.4 "76% thought the facilities needed updating."
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    Overall Rating

    7.1 Good
    Based on 235 reviews
    • 8.6 "Location is great."
      7.2 "Great parking, according to 72%."
    • 7.7 "Good service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.8 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.4 "Average value."
    • 5.9 "Food is average."
    • 5.7 "Rooms are ok."
      5.3 "Only 53% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.9 "Only 69% said the rooms were modern."
    • 4.9 "Not very clean."
    • 4.3 "Internet is poor."
      3.1 "69% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.9 "Bad amenities."
      4.3 "57% thought the building wasn't nice."
      2.5 "75% found the grounds unpleasant."
    • 3.2 "Quite uncomfortable."
      3.2 "68% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.1 "69% said rooms were small."
      2.8 "72% thought it was too noisy."
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    Hotel type
    Wellness Hotel
    Guests recommend this as a wellness hotel
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