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Riviera Hotel Beirut

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 26 November 2013

Location, Room and Services are really GREAT ...I enjoyed my stay a lot!!!! Breakfast by the Ocean and the staff warm hospitality is really SUPER!!!!! From the reception toall services thumbs up the rooms were very nice, ocean view, the service was excellent. the location and the view are terrific. The pool and outdoor area isnice but it was already... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2013

Totally hooked on Riveira... Made me feel at home the first time I went over, now it is my home whenever I am in beautiful Lebnan... you know that feeling of comfort you feel when being away from home for while just as you enter the door... the moment I step off the taxi... walk up the stairs of the... More 

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Cyprus
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Reviewed 30 August 2013

The Riviera wins the Beirut location award hands down: on the Corniche, fabulous sea views, close to the restaurants and student life of Hamra and AUB and conveniently close to both Downtown and Verdun. It's just a shame that it's not a better hotel. I think it might have been a fine place once but it's showing its age now.... More 

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Washington, DC
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

I spent four nights at the Riviera and have only great things to say about it. The rooms were very nice, the service was the best I have had in a long time, the location and the view are terrific. The pool and outdoor area is quite nice, and the food in the restaurant is absolutely fantastic. Internet service is... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

If you want a real pool party book at this hotel If you want to eat at a great sea food restaurant book at this hotel If you want refreshing drinks and cocktails book at this hotel Great experience , amazing staff and great atmosphere However the down side of this hotel is it need serious renovation starting with the... More 

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tyre,lebanon
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Reviewed 16 August 2013

I had a great stay with my family.beutiful sea view.best pool lounge i"ve seen.had to drag my kids to leave.loved sitting on the balcony.you:ll forget everything just watching the sea.the staff was great.especaily may.smiling all time.

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 13 August 2013

Two colleagues and I took a couple of days off and went to Beirut for a weekend. We booked early at the Riviera, and it was a good thing we did. The hotel is in a superb spot on the Corniche. Metres away from the Med, a short walk from Hamra street, it was ideal for three friends to pass... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 30 July 2013

This hotel my 1st time in Beirut, the staff was very kind helpful and welcoming for starters. Best to get a room with sea view because the view is amazing! I will stay here again as I enjoyed my stay and the staff went out their way! For example I needed to iron my shirt, the housekeeper brought an iron... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 14 July 2013

I booked this hotel because you get access to their "beach club" w/ your stay, and it's apparently one of Beirut's must-see locations. And it really is quite a scene. If I ended up in a place like the Riviera club here at home, I'd probably run screaming from the premises. But that was the fun of it. There was... More 

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Reviewed 13 June 2013

First impressions of this hotel are good: a great location on the Corniche, smart entrance, attentive and helpful staff. The rooms are a reasonable size although, if you don't pay the extra for a sea view, you look straight out onto other buildings. As mentioned by another reviewer, the walls are rather thin and noise from adjacent rooms penetrates easily,... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Riviera Hotel and Beach Lounge located on the Sea Side, 10 min away from airport and district center. Undergroung access to the Beach Lounge from the Hotel. Hotel has 120 rooms with 5 stars amenities. New Beach Lounge with Seaside Lounge The Island, 3 outdoor swimming pools, 8 Jacuzzis and water sports. 24 hours service in all the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riviera Hotel Beirut

Address: Avenue De Paris, Corniche El Manara | P.O. Box 11-4021, Riad El Solh, Beirut 11-4021, Lebanon
Region: Lebanon > Beirut
Price Range: $146 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Riviera Hotel Beirut 5*
Number of rooms: 120
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Hotel Style:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Beirut
#50 Luxury Hotel in Beirut
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“Sea view in a higher floor”
 of 5 bubbles mamin555, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“get the panoramic suite it is worth every penny you pay more. great sea view and fantastic balcony”
 of 5 bubbles Wael2011, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“High up and keep both window panes closed”
 of 5 bubbles Khaled_Ali_Kareem, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The full sea view rooms with spacious terraces are an obvious choice for me.”
 of 5 bubbles Duchless, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“If you are looking to relax make sure you get your room on a top floor facing the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles KhaledKhorshid, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
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