Riviera Hotel - Bournemouth  3 stars

14-16 Burnaby Road, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, BH4 8JF  show mapSave
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Riviera Hotel boasts good location with panoramic views of Poole Bay. Renovated in 2000, this hotel combines the modern with art deco architecture.

This hotel is quietly located in a quiet area and 1.6km from Oceanarium, Bournemouth International Centre and Lower Gardens. Nestled in the popular district and 2km from the city center.

Fast access to Bournemouth International airport within 10km is provided.


This spectacular hotel comprises 75 guestrooms with direct dial phone, a writing desk, LCD TV, Wi-Fi and air conditioning. The non-smoking rooms feature sea views. They boast standard decor and offer a fridge, a microwave and coffee/tea makers.


Guests are offered a buffet breakfast served in the bar. Guests can unwind in the 24-hour restaurant, which serves excellent British cuisine.


The hotel offers a beauty salon, free parking and a lift; wake up service, concierge service and dry cleaning are also provided.


Leisure facilities feature an outdoor swimming pool, an indoor swimming pool and BBQ facilities. Guests can choose from darts, table tennis and snooker available on the premises.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Free Private hotel parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms   79.

City Center Bournemouth - 1.2 mi
Airports Bournemouth International (BOH) - 5.4 mi, Southampton Airport (SOU) - 28.9 mi
Train Stations Bournemouth Central Station - 1.9 mi, Bournemouth Train Station - 1.9 mi
Bus stop - 4000 ft
Restaurants The Conservatory Restaurant (cuisine: British) - 200 ft, Edge Restaurant (cuisine: European) - 400 ft
Beaches Bournemouth Beach - 4500 ft, Hengistbury Head - 1.2 mi
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  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Currency exchange
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • Shoe shine stand
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Barber/beauty Shop
  • Table tennis
  • Darts
  • Maid Service
  • Shops/commercial Services
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities
Children's facilities
  • Game room
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Whirlpool
  • Hot tub
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Library
  • BBQ facilities
Room view
  • Sea view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Hair dryer
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Radio
  • TV



from  3 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay at the price of GBP 5 per person per night in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 14 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child may stay at the price of GBP 14 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets are allowed on request.

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Standard Room
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Riviera Hotel Standard Room
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Riviera Hotel Standard Room
Riviera Hotel Standard Room
Bed type: Double or Twin beds
Size: 220 sq. feet

Comfortable room has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

Room facilities
    Double Room With Sea View And Balcony
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    Riviera Hotel Double Room With Sea View And Balcony
    Bed type: Double or Twin beds
    Size: 220 sq. feet
    View: Sea view

    Comfortable room has a balcony, a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

    Room facilities
      Standard Family Room
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      Riviera Hotel Standard Family Room
      Size: 270 sq. feet

      Spacious room has comfortable work desk and a contemporary bathroom with all modern amenities.

      Room facilities
        Family Room With Sea View And Balcony
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        Riviera Hotel Family Room With Sea View And Balcony
        Size: 270 sq. feet
        View: Sea view

        Spacious room has a balcony, a comfortable work desk and a contemporary bathroom with all modern amenities.

        Room facilities

          Riviera Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions
          • Hunter Simmonds Gallery
            3700 ft
          • Courtenay's Fine Art
            3700 ft
          • Westbeach
            1.1 mi
          • Christmas Market
            1.1 mi
          • Gallery 57 Ltd
            1.1 mi
          • Westover Gallery
            1.1 mi
          • Russell Cotes Art Gallery & Museum
            1.3 mi
          Popular areas
          • City Center
            1.1 mi
          Places of interest
          • Oceanarium
            1.1 mi
          Convention centers
          • Bournemouth International Centre
            1.0 mi
          • Sheridan IMAX Cinema
            1.1 mi
          • Happyland Amusements
            1.1 mi
          • Pier Amusements
            1.1 mi
          • Leisure Exchange & Quasar Elite
            1.1 mi
          • Bournemouth beach
            1.1 mi
          • Rileys American Pool & Snooker Club
            1.2 mi
          • Odeon Cinema
            1.2 mi
          • Ambassador Snooker Club
            1.3 mi
          • Bus Air Festival
            1.4 mi
          • Gallery
            1.1 mi
          • bournemouth gardens
            1.0 mi
          • Bournemouth Pier Theatre
            1.1 mi
          • The Pier Theatre
            1.1 mi
          • Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre
            1.1 mi
          • Pavilion Theatre
            1.2 mi
          • Pavillion
            1.2 mi
          Medical care and Hospitals
          • Blue Water Spa and Leisure Club
            4300 ft

          Local Attractions

          • Oceanarium
            1.1 mi
            Pier Approach, Bournemouth
          • Bournemouth Pier
            1.1 mi
            Pier Approach, Bournemouth
          • Lower Gardens
            1.1 mi
            Exeter Crescent and Gervis Place, Bournemouth
          • Compton Acres
            1.2 mi
            164 Canford Cliffs Road, Poole
          • Hengistbury Head
            1.2 mi

          Near the hotel

          • Bournemouth Beach
            4500 ft

          Restaurants Nearby

          • The Conservatory Restaurant

            85% likes this, based on 25 reviews
            Cuisine: British
            Price Range: USD 16 - USD 40

            200 ft
            12 - 16 Burnaby Road, Alum Chine

            Phone: 44 1202 763653

          • Edge Restaurant

            76% likes this, based on 345 reviews
            Cuisine: European

            400 ft
            4th Floor, 2 Studland Road

            Phone: 01202 757007

          • Vesuvio

            52% likes this, based on 255 reviews

            1200 ft
            Alum Chine

            Phone: 01202 759100

          • Inn in the Park

            Cuisine: British

            1800 ft
            26 Pinewood Rd
          • Rancho South American Steak House, Poole, Dorset

            74% likes this, based on 23 reviews
            Cuisine: American

            1800 ft
            Dolphin Tower,

          Riviera Hotel Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Riviera Hotel

          Average guest rating

          out of 10
          Based on 382 reviews

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          Individual guest reviews

          • Couple

            excellent place made my partner both welcome stay longer next time

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            Comfortable room, very good breakfast, and evening meals were quite acceptable. Staff were very friendly & helpful.

            Rather expensive at £7.50 per night for our small dog.

            • Average rating
          • Family with children

            We enjoyed sitting on the balcony in the sunshine looking out to sea. The hotel was only a 5 min walk down to the glorious bournemouth beaches. The staff were very pleasant and helpful, and overall it was good value for money. A very enjoyable weekend was had by us all.

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            The staff were excellent especially the serving staff in the restaurant. The food served was also of a very high standard.

            The room was a little small and cramped although clean. The bar staff could have been more friendly in contrast to the servicing staff.

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            The Staff

            The Room was the appauling and every account

            • Average rating
          • Couple

            was very peaceful and the baqlcony had a beautiful view overlooking the water being able to see the needles at the end of the isle of whight! was a great stay and enjoyed myself with my boyfriend also the swimming pool and sauna are a thumbs up!

            the cleaners should knock before entering as we were busy

            • Average rating
          • Couple

            Everything, had a lovely time and the staff were wonderful.

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            Close enough to the sea and bus routes.

            • Average rating
          • Couple

            Comfortable. Friendly Staff. Good Food. Excellent Facilities. Very good value for money we paid.

            The whole experience was going wonderful until 0640 hrs in the morning when the fire alarm went off. We reported to the fire point expecting someone to be taking a roll call in accordance with instructions in the room. What did we find - nothing! After a while we went to reception - what did we find - Nothing! Eventually an elderly night porter comes and tells us it is a false alarm and we could go back to bed. Dads Army/Faulty Towers comes to mind - Don't panic!!!! Some fire training is recommended for all staff.

            • Average rating
          • Couple

            Very friendly staff, we had a nice room with a big balcony and seaview. Short distance from the beach.

            Not an easy access to city centre without a car (half an hour walk), buses doesnt run very often. Big bed but with a hard mattresses.

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            the location, the friendly staff

            There was alot of dusty atmosphere in the room as we were sneezing and itchy inside but all cleared as we came out. The changing and shower rooms in the swimming pool was far from each other. Not good choice for vegetarian menu and the chef was not helpful. Very costly for what we got

            • Average rating
          • Family with children

            It was away from the city centre. Clean and tidy room. Nice breakfast.

            The room was very small for 2 adults and a cot and very noisy in the evening.

            • Average rating
          • Family with children

            The room was spotless, the staff were very polite, the pool was nice and the breakfast was great. Its just a short walk from the beautiful beach and lovely restaurant overlooking the sea. Our room had a balcony and you could see the sea, which was lovely.

            Our only issue was the size of the room, we booked a family room. Actually it was just a standard size room with 3 beds in a row. There also wasnt much character to the room (due to space). Also, the hotel advertsed entertainment in the evening (which we werent expecting so not a huge issue) but the entertainment cancelled last minute and that was a shame for lots of the guests. But the good things far outweighed the bad.

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            Location near beach. Pleasant attitude of staff. Cleanliness of room service. Indoor swimming pool.

            Quality of breakfast was not maintained during whole breakfast period ie food sometimes seemed to become congealed, coffee not refreshed. Poor TV reception led to frequent loss of picture and sound.

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            The people were very nice,the hotel had a nice feeling to it also, myself and my wife enjoyed the two days we were there.

            • Average rating
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