The Riviera Hotel - Cape Town

273 Beach Road, Cape Town, South Africa  show map
 3 stars
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The Riviera Hotel - Cape Town

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

ZAR 20 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator

Overview

Riviera is a 3-star hotel offering a luxury accommodation not far from Iziko Slave Lodge, Clifton Beach and Table Mountain.

The hotel is notable for the beachfront setting not far from mountains and hills as well as a lighthouse, a gallery and a museum. The center of Cape Town is 4 km away from the venue.

The Riviera Hotel lies within 25 minutes’ drive to Cape Town International airport.

Rooms

The property offers 43 guestrooms appointed with pay TV, a DVD player, cable TV with on-demand movies, hi-fi and a mini bar. Some rooms have the sea view. They feature private bathrooms with a bathtub, towels and a shower.

Eat & Drink

The property is located near a bus stop, just about 200 meters from La Perla and Avron's Place serving a wide selection of dishes.

Services

The on-site bicycle and car rentals are also available.

Relax

The Riviera Hotel is a child-friendly hotel offering babysitting, cots and board games.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at ZAR 20 per day.

Number of rooms:   43.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • City shuttle service
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Board games

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room view

  • Sea view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Sitting area
  • Fan/ Extractor
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dining table
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Telephone

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel The Riviera Hotel - Cape Town Cape Town location
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Hotel Address:

273 Beach Road, Cape Town, South Africa

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City Center
  • Cape Town
    2.2 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cape Town
    2.3 mi
  • Esplanade
    3.5 mi
Restaurants
  • Richard's Supper Stage And Bistro
    500 ft
  • La Perla (cuisine: Italian)
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    43

Rooms and availability

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    How to reach hotel

    hotel The Riviera Hotel - Cape Town Cape Town location
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    Hotel Address:

    273 Beach Road, Cape Town, South Africa

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Cape Town
      2.2 mi
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Cape Town
      2.3 mi
    • Esplanade
      3.5 mi
    Restaurants
    • Richard's Supper Stage And Bistro
      500 ft
    • La Perla (cuisine: Italian)
      700 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      43

    The Riviera Location

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Lion's Head - 1.2 mi
    • Grand Parade - 1.6 mi

    Popular areas

    • Green Point Common - 1.4 mi

    Places of interest

    • Sea Point Pavillion & Swimming Pools - 400 ft
    • MyCiTi Station Queens Beach - 2300 ft
    • Queens Beach - 3300 ft
    • Signal Hill - 5000 ft
    • Lion's Head - 1.2 mi
    • Green Point Urban Park - 1.2 mi
    • Metropolitan Golf Club - 1.7 mi
    • Malay Quarter - 1.7 mi

    Convention centers

    • Green Point Common - 1.4 mi
    • Long Street - 1.7 mi

    Monuments and Landmarks

    • Sea Point Pavilion Swimming - 400 ft
    • Queens Beach - 3300 ft
    • Signal Hill - 5000 ft
    • Clifton Beach - 1.6 mi

    Stadiums

    • MyCiTi Station Cape Town Stadium - 1.6 mi

    Museums

    • Bo-Kaap Museum - 1.6 mi
    • The South African Museum and planetarium - 1.8 mi
    • Boo-Kaap Museum - 1.8 mi
    • Iziko - Slave Lodge Museum - 1.8 mi
    • South African Museum And Planetarium - 1.8 mi

    Parks

    • Cape Town Stadium - 1.7 mi

    Theaters

    • Labia Theatre - 1.7 mi

    Golf courses and Country clubs

    • Grand Parade Square - 1.6 mi

    Public parking

    • Mediclinic Cape Town - 1.8 mi

    Local attractions

    • Signal Hill - 1.0 mi
      Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
    • Cape Town Stadium - 1.5 mi
      Vlei Road, Cape Town Central
    • Iziko Bo Kaap Museum - 1.7 mi
      71 Wale St., Cape Town Central
    • Lion's Head - 1.2 mi
      Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
    • Clifton Beach - 1.6 mi
      Cape Town CentralSouth Africa

    Restaurants nearby

    • Richard's Supper Stage And Bistro - 500 ft

      Address: 229 Main Road
      Phone: 0214344497

      78% likes this, based on 108 reviews
      Price Range: USD 7 - USD 27

    • Avron's Place - 700 ft

      Address: 19-33 Regent road
      Phone: 27 21 439 7610

      66% likes this, based on 21 reviews
      Cuisine: Kosher

    • Seven Spur - 1000 ft

      Address: Arthurs Road
      Phone: +27 21 439 5536

      61% likes this, based on 18 reviews

    • La Perla - 700 ft

      Address: Beach Road, Sea Point

      64% likes this, based on 253 reviews
      Cuisine: Italian

    • Mr. Chan - 800 ft

      Address: 178 Main Road
      Phone: 021 439 2239

      75% likes this, based on 53 reviews
      Cuisine: Chinese

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      43
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    The Riviera Reviews

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

    Average guest rating

    7.6out of 10
    Fabulous
    Based on 29 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Older travelers
      7.0

      It was serviced everyday. Walking distance from good restaurants. Bus stop infront of hotel to the waterfront and hop on hop off bus.

      The staff is friendly but made mistakes on check in and check out. Our invoice was 25% more on check out, however it was adjusted when I questioned it.

    • Single
      9.2

      Location was pretty good, very close to the shops in Sea Point and just across the road from the bus stop...

      On;y the 6 sleeper rooms have views of the ocean, otherwise no sea- facing apartments for double rooms etc

    • Group of friends
      5.6

      it was just very noisy

      no the noise will kill you

    • Group of friends
      8.8

      I like the location of the hotel which is close to the sea side promenad and nearby shopping and dining, and the wide accomdation which has a bedroom, a living room and kitchen (with all the appliances) that makes staying more relaxed. Stuffs are very helpful.

      What I don't like is the oldness of the elevator and toilets (just old not unclean.) There is no complimentary shuttle bus from Airport to hotel.

    • Single
      4.2

      Bed bugs Very basic and not very clean

    • Single
      7.8

      The rooms and huge bed are quite comfy

    • Couple
      4.6

      The room was ok, but no view ( view to a inner hall). Antique hotel, needs some renovations. The price was too high for the room.

    • Couple
      8.8

      very neat

      the Suits was very nice just the staff was not helpful ..the check in time said 2pm but the only allowed to to check in at 4 ...we were very tired after the long flight from KZN - South Coast.......

    • Family with children
      5.4

      Not much really

      Ordered a room for 4 - 2 adults, 2 children. I knew there was a double bed and an opening sofa made for the kids. I didn't expect to find just the double bed and a sofa I need to prepare myself. I had to open this dingy dirty looking sofa and take sheets from the cupboard and make the bed myself. We arrived at night ready to sleep and did not expect to be hassled by this. One of the sheets was stained and that was enough for my wife to not let the kids sleep on that bed - so she slept in the double bed with the kids and I slept that night on the sofa-self-made- bed. Miserable night! Needless to say the towels were not appealing too so we showered only after we left that hotel in the morning. I would not recommend that hotel to others.

    • Single
      7.4

      - I like the promptly of the staff to help us when we ask for our booking via telephone. - We also ask for transfer from airport to the hotel, when we arrived somebody was there for to assist us. - The bus stop it is front to the hotel. The taxi also are near. - The hotel is best localized, you can go on foot to city center, enjoying the sea view panorama. - The hotel also has security. - The rooms was cleaned every days. We like our stayed at Riviera resort.

      I think that the fridge must be changed because doesn't work well.

    • Single
      7.0

      location - on the sea

      no parking no free internet access: R50 for 30 minutes is rather expensive

    • Single
      9.2

      Location excellent - staff pleasant - a few more channels on TV would be nice - generally very happy with accomodation

    • Older travelers
      9.6

      The staff were really a pleasure to deal with. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

    • Older travelers
      9.2

      Good rooms, friendly staff, very convenient for shops, walking & beach.

    • Older travelers
      8.0

      Good location and well priced

      Needto provide adequate toileteries

    How to reach hotel

    hotel The Riviera Hotel - Cape Town Cape Town location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    273 Beach Road, Cape Town, South Africa

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Cape Town
      2.2 mi
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Cape Town
      2.3 mi
    • Esplanade
      3.5 mi
    Restaurants
    • Richard's Supper Stage And Bistro
      500 ft
    • La Perla (cuisine: Italian)
      700 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      43