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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2012

Booked this hotel as it was advertised as 5 star, what we found when we arrived was 1 star. Travelled with a friend on the 13 th Feb 12 arrived late afternoon to see a hotel which was nothing like what had been described. Our room was shabby and smelly and in desperate need of some TLC, we went straight... More 

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6 Thank skipDipFlip
SolYMarRivaWorldGM, General Manager at Riva Mar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for taking the time to research our hotels. We would like to inform you that, as of 3rd October 2012, Sol Y Mar will no longer be managing the Riva World Hotels of Riva Mar, Riva Beach and Riva Club. We look forward to welcoming you to any other of our extensive range of hotels... More 

1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2012 via mobile

Well we did book this hotel on the last minute, however when we looked at the pictures and saw the 'five stars' we thought it was going to be lovely.........how wrong can you be! When we dropped other people off at there hotels they all looked lovely and we thought ours would too.....when we turned in the entrance gates it... More 

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3 Thank Anna S
SolYMarRivaWorldGM, General Manager at Riva Mar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for taking the time to research our hotels. We would like to inform you that, as of 3rd October 2012, Sol Y Mar will no longer be managing the Riva World Hotels of Riva Mar, Riva Beach and Riva Club. We look forward to welcoming you to any other of our extensive range of hotels... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2012

Boooked and paid for 5 star but we would rate it only as 3 star. First impressions in foyer are good then I'm afraid its downhill all the way. Shabby furnishings need replacing, never had a hot meal all week, continuously running out of wine which wasn't available at pool or beach bar, but spirits were, wheres the logic?. Also... More 

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2 Thank Sheila E
SolYMarRivaWorldGM, General Manager at Riva Mar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for taking the time to research our hotels. We would like to inform you that, as of 3rd October 2012, Sol Y Mar will no longer be managing the Riva World Hotels of Riva Mar, Riva Beach and Riva Club. We look forward to welcoming you to any other of our extensive range of hotels... More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2012

I’m normally quite sceptical of some reviews on here but in the case of Sol Y Mar they turned out to be true. I spent a week here at the end of February and wasn’t expecting too much in the way of luxury as it obviously isn’t the most expensive hotel in the area but the building itself was fine.... More 

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Thank po1011
SolYMarRivaWorldGM, General Manager at Riva Mar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for taking the time to research our hotels. We would like to inform you that, as of 3rd October 2012, Sol Y Mar will no longer be managing the Riva World Hotels of Riva Mar, Riva Beach and Riva Club. We look forward to welcoming you to any other of our extensive range of hotels... More 

West Malling, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2012

Rooms tired.Limited food selection.Lovely swimming pool but freezing (sea warmer).Entertainment like Butlins.Other 2 hotels on site closed.Casino closed.Champagne bar closed.American diner closed.Food average.No tonic water in bar for whole week.More of 2/3 star.Only real plus were the staff whom were fantastic.

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Thank hclose999
SolYMarRivaWorldGM, General Manager at Riva Mar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for taking the time to research our hotels. We would like to inform you that, as of 3rd October 2012, Sol Y Mar will no longer be managing the Riva World Hotels of Riva Mar, Riva Beach and Riva Club. We look forward to welcoming you to any other of our extensive range of hotels... More 

Newport, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2012

myself & my family have just arrived home from staying here, was worried about staying at this hotel after reading a number of bad reveiws put me off going there. I was supprised at how lovely & helpful all the staff were here they couldnt do enough for you. The food was fantastic & had plenty to choose from, The... More 

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1 Thank maria w
SolYMarRivaWorldGM, General Manager at Riva Mar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for taking the time to research our hotels. We would like to inform you that, as of 3rd October 2012, Sol Y Mar will no longer be managing the Riva World Hotels of Riva Mar, Riva Beach and Riva Club. We look forward to welcoming you to any other of our extensive range of hotels... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2012

hotel 5 stars advertised wasnt at maximum 2.5 stars, very horrible service food specially,no inernet access they said there was into the hotel 6 bars 6 restaurant swimming pool , nothing of those one bar one restaurant and on swimming pool very baddd and veryy sad .and the most horrible things it was it the :the morning before to leave... More 

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1 Thank AndreaLio
SolYMarRivaWorldGM, General Manager at Riva Mar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for taking the time to research our hotels. We would like to inform you that, as of 3rd October 2012, Sol Y Mar will no longer be managing the Riva World Hotels of Riva Mar, Riva Beach and Riva Club. We look forward to welcoming you to any other of our extensive range of hotels... More 

essex
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30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2012

first time in egypt, the hotel was advertised 5* which by egyption standards is. The staff are friendly, obliging and very hard working and whatever they can do for you they will. The food was in abundance, you will never starve if you go there, but some of the tourists thought that every meal may be their last so it... More 

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1 Thank essexlil
SolYMarRivaWorldGM, General Manager at Riva Mar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for taking the time to research our hotels. We would like to inform you that, as of 3rd October 2012, Sol Y Mar will no longer be managing the Riva World Hotels of Riva Mar, Riva Beach and Riva Club. We look forward to welcoming you to any other of our extensive range of hotels... More 

Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2011

it was advertised as 5 stars maybe 2.5 stars it also said there was 6 bars and 6 restaurants only 1 bar and 1 very bad self service buffet the food was cold all the time we and others told the staff they did nothing about it room were basic no entertainment take my advise look else were

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3 Thank william w
SolYMarRivaWorldGM, General Manager at Riva Mar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for taking the time to research our hotels. We would like to inform you that, as of 3rd October 2012, Sol Y Mar will no longer be managing the Riva World Hotels of Riva Mar, Riva Beach and Riva Club. We look forward to welcoming you to any other of our extensive range of hotels... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2011

As the title suggests this is definitely not a 5 star resort, we stayed for 2 weeks and even though we had paid all inclusive we ate out probably about 8 or 9 times during our stay. The food is awful, every day there is pretty much the same things to choose from, mainly rice and chicken which looks like... More 

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3 Thank jandmsheff
SolYMarRivaWorldGM, General Manager at Riva Mar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for taking the time to research our hotels. We would like to inform you that, as of 3rd October 2012, Sol Y Mar will no longer be managing the Riva World Hotels of Riva Mar, Riva Beach and Riva Club. We look forward to welcoming you to any other of our extensive range of hotels... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Riva Mar

Address: Al Salam Road | Nabq Bay, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Red Sea and Sinai > South Sinai > Sharm El Sheikh
Hotel Class:5 star — Riva Mar 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Sol y Mar Riva Mar Hotel Sharm El Sheikh
Hotel Style:
#140 Luxury Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
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“Don't use this Hotel”
 of 5 bubbles IfzalH, 31 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Go somewhere else and don't waste your breath talking to the manager who is happy to have his cronies sitting around instead of grabbing a cloth and cleaning some tables/public areas.”
 of 5 bubbles stonesg1uk, 16 Jul 2012 | Read review
“All rooms same no balcony”
 of 5 bubbles Adrian-Karen28, 16 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Stay in another hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles hclose999, 25 Mar 2012 | Read review
“you want ground floor overlooking swimming pool”
 of 5 bubbles essexlil, 12 Feb 2012 | Read review
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