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Hotel Riviera

Perfectly positioned at the centre of Sidmouth's Esplanade and overlooking Lyme Bay, The Hotel Riviera is one of only a handful to earn the coveted Gold Award from Visit England and has been awarded two AA Rosettes in appreciation of its exceptional cuisine.

What makes a stay at Hotel Riviera unique?

The Hotel Riviera's high-end success is down to the hotel's flawless standards in both accommodation and service. Their policy of continual improvement has resulted not only in rooms and facilities of the highest calibre but also in a genuine sense of hospitality from a loyal and long-serving team who have a well-earned reputation for kindness and excellent service. Hotel Riviera exists in perfect harmony with its tranquil seaside setting; providing ultimate quality, warmth and attention to detail; this is a hotel that will undeniably beckon the return of guests time and time again.

What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Hotel Riviera?

Hotel Riviera has 26 en-suite bedrooms which include 2 suites, each is uniquely designed and tastefully furnished whilst remain within the hotel's character. Continual refurbishment ensures their maintenance is to the highest standard and results in each bedroom being everything one would expect from one of the leading hotels in Sidmouth. Magnificent sea views can be appreciated from many rooms, all of which include a television, WiFi, tea and coffee-making facilities and a hairdryer. The hotel also provides thoughtful touches such as flowers, bathrobes and complimentary toiletries.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Sidmouth area?

During one's stay at Hotel Riviera, one should certainly take a moment to explore some of the neighbouring villages, rolling countryside and coastline of East Devon. Sidmouth and its landscape offer some of the most elegant and historic walks in Britain. On foot, there are stunning walkways along the Heritage Coast Trail. A memorable cliff walk links Beer, an enchanting fishing hamlet, with Branscombe, Britain's second longest village. By car, guests may visit Dartmoor where one will encounter mile after mile of ever-changing scenery. Nearby, Bicton Gardens is of exceptional horticultural interest. Salcombe Regis maintains its 19th-century charm. In essence, Sidmouth's Hotel Riviera remains unchallenged as one of the finest and most idyllic touring havens in the South West.

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

Hotel Riviera has been awarded two AA Rosettes in recognition of its proud reputation for fine cuisine. The Executive Chef and his team prepare discerning menus that combine international dishes with the best English cooking, featuring a selection of fresh local produce with an emphasis on seafood. Hotel Riviera is the proud recipient of two AA Rosettes in appreciation of its fine cuisine and high reputation. The Executive Chef and his team prepare discerning menus that fuse international dishes with the greatest English cooking, featuring an assortment of fresh, local produce with an emphasis on seafood. Hotel Riviera's restaurant is also open to non-residents. All visitors have a choice between an extensive a la Carte menu is available, as well as Table d'hote Luncheon and Dinner menus. The hotel is also able to incorporate pre-theatre meals and children's high tea. In the Regency Bar, the Foyer, on on the terrace in the summer, guests will find light refreshments that are available at all times throughout the day.

Other Information

The Hotel Riviera is highly-experienced in catering for prestige functions of every description. The hotel's suite couples comfortable surroundings and extensive facilities with attentive staff and exquisite service, resulting in the ability to present the perfect venue for a variety of corporate occasions, from intimate meetings to conferences and seminars. Many staff members have served here for over a decade and this is evidenced by their old-style courtesy and extra care for your well-being.

Top facilities

Free WiFi

Facilities & information


Child friendly

Dog/Pet friendly

4 Star Official Rating


Free broadband access (wifi)

Tennis court

Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports

Award Winning

Bars, Cafes & Other

Conference & Meetings

Bathroom & Laundry

Piano Bars

Wedding Receptions, Civil Licenses

Other TV, Audio, Tel, Fax

Room Service & Food/Drink

DVD player


Bowls, Boules, Petanque



Motor racing, go-karting, quad bikes, tanks

Sailing, boating, cruises, yachts

Shooting, Clay Shooting, Stalking

Water sports

Other games & sports

Recommended walks


Golf course (walking distance)

Extra info

Nearest Airport: Exeter

Nearest Airport Time: 17 minutes

Nearest Airport Distance (in miles): 10

Nearest Train Station: Exeter

Nearest Railway Time: 30 minutes

Nearest Railway Distance: 14

Dinner Available: Yes

Dinner Price From: £45.00

Star Rating: 4

Vendor Accreditation: AA 4 Stars, AA Two Rosettes

Amex: Yes

Delta: Yes

Diners: Yes

Mastercard: Yes

MaestroSwitch: Yes

Visa: Yes

Solo: Yes

Number of rooms: 26

Single room price from: £130.00

Single room price to: £265.00

Double twin room price from: £236.00

Double twin room price to: £500.00

Suite room price from: £428.00

Suite room price to: £584.00

Arrival information and directions

Address: The Esplanade, Sidmouth, Devon, SidmouthEX10 8AY, United Kingdom

From the M5 exit at junction 30 then follow the A3052 to Sidmouth.

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