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Riviera Hotel Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

5-star5 stars
Avenue de Paris Corniche El Manara, PO Box 11-4021, Beirut, 4021, Lebanon

Upscale beach hotel with restaurant, near Pigeon Rocks
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
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From 331 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Pool
Great pool
Service
Fantastic service
Comfort
More comfort would be nice
Cleanliness
Could use a good cleaning

Riviera Hotel Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

from NZ$152
  • Classic Single Room, City View
  • Deluxe Single Room, Sea View, Corner
  • Business Suite, City View
  • Panoramic Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Classic Room, City View
  • Deluxe Room, Sea View, Corner
  • Superior Room, Sea View
  • Premium Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Riviera Suite
  • Superior Single Room, Sea View

What’s around Riviera Hotel Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

Landmarks

  • In Ras Beirut
  • Pigeon Rocks - 20 min walk
  • Zaitunay Bay - 29 min walk
  • Beirut Corniche - 1 min walk
  • Manara Lighthouse - 4 min walk
  • Rene Mouawad Garden - 26 min walk
  • Verdun Street - 27 min walk
  • Planet Discovery - 30 min walk

Getting around

  • Beirut (BEY-Rafic Hariri Intl.) - 18 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 120 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Transport

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

Parking

  • Valet parking *

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1956
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

Terrazza Cafe & Resto - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Ras Beirut - This beachfront restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Au Bar - Overlooking the garden, this lobby lounge serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Sunset Bar - This cocktail bar is located on the beach. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Recreation

Nearby

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Riviera Hotel Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon’s small print

Also known as

  • Beirut Hotel Riviera
  • Riviera Hotel Beirut Hotel Beirut
  • Beirut Riviera
  • Beirut Riviera Hotel
  • Hotel Riviera Beirut
  • Riviera Beirut
  • Riviera Beirut Hotel
  • Riviera Hotel Beirut
  • Riviera Hotel Beirut Hotel
  • Riviera Hotel Beirut Beirut

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

  • The seasonal pool is open from May to September.
  • Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

    Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

    For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

    The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

    Optional extras

    Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

    Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

    Valet parking costs USD 14 per day with in/out privileges

    Extended parking costs USD 14 per night

    Parking is available nearby and costs USD 14 per day

    Housekeeping is offered for an extra charge of USD 20.00 per night

    Rollaway beds are available for USD 45 per night

    Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 18 for adults and USD 0 for children (approximately)

    Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 33 per vehicle (one-way)

    Airport shuttle service for children up to age 10 costs USD 33 (roundtrip)

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

    Most helpful reviewsReviews are sorted based on what customers found most helpful and our recommendations

    Good 6.6 From 104 reviews

    Fair 4.0
    Great location, terrible staff and facilities
    Riviera is a landmark on the Beyrouth seafront, and an institution to which Lebanese remained attached throughout good and bad times. The facilities are aged and dumpy despite a post war makeover with paint cracking everywhere, a broken TV frame (room 307), very negligent hygiene (balcony was outright dirty and the mattress had repulsive unremived stains). But despite all this, one could forget about any inconvenience given the unrivaled sea views and the location that cannot be bested, had it not been for the worst hotel staff that we have ever encountered. Outright incompetence, lack of managerial experience and issues remaining unresolved. The housekeeping staff is verging on insolence and the valet team is literally running a shop within a shop. Our driver could not pull over to pick us up as he was immediately asked to remove the car which created scenes of chaos and continuous stress for us. When asked to speak to the hotel manager I was answered that there was no manager on site. The pool staff asks hotel guests for extra charges for the use of some sun beds, a practice unheard of anywhere else, which could have been ok had the said personnel showed any courtesy as opposed to outright vulgarity and a lack of command of any covers animal skills in either English or French, or any other non Arabic Idioms. Some of the best offs from our stay, in no order: inside the lobby smokers, repair teams conducting heavy repairs on adjacent wall at 9 am with no notice,...
    A, gbOther trip
    Fair 4.0
    Disappointing service and state of hotel and rooms
    The hotel is very centrally located and is directly on the promenade by the sea. It has access to the pool area just by the ocean, which is it's only attractive quality. However, the beach club has separate management and so you are asked to pay for towels and for specific sun loungers. The service at the pool is incredibly poor and food and drinks bad quality and overpriced. The staff in the hotel were disappointingly unhelpful and unresponsive. Our room was small but fine, however, our air conditioning was severely leaking the entire stay, which was unsafe as there were lights on the ceiling by the leak and the floor was constantly a pool of water. Despite constantly asking reception this was never fixed. The phone in the room was also constantly not working, which meant having to go down to reception. During our stay the door to the balcony also did not open due to the lock being broken, this was only fixed on the last day of our 6 night stay. We were never offered another room or any sort of compensation for all these issues. I would only choose this hotel if you want to spend the entire time partying by the pool, otherwise there are many much better options in Beirut. This hotel if would rate as a three star property at best.
    Daisy, gbOther trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Good experience with management
    Yes, it had all of those things in abundance location, ambience, and a whiff of Cold War ambience, which for me generates excitement and anticipation. But for me one thing stood out in particular. ‘Friendship in need’ is an old adage. We experienced it in reality in this hotel. We had just come from Athens, where Metro criminals relieved me of cash and all my credit cards which must have been a very sophisticated operation. I am widely traveled and not a naive person. My wife also lost money. But she had one Visa card. Friends from ( Ireland ) sent money post haste. It takes 24 hours to become activated. In this hotel (jamil) the Manager advanced us sufficient credit to survive in the interim period. Top marks to the Manager and the Riviera Hotel
    Joe, ieOther trip
    Very good 8.0
    Ocean view and a great location
    Despite the minor mix up when we checked in, and having to wait for the room to be cleaned, the fruit basket, the service level of the staff and the view from our balcony made up for it. So did the pool area, where we spent every morning luxuriating in the sun and cooling down in the saltwater pool. I had never tried a saltwater pool before, and it took a little getting used to, but it didn't smell of clorine and it left my skin soft and ready for the sun. The location of the hotel was great. Very central, and a good starting out point for the many walks we took. Not too far from interesting cultural explorations and right by the water. I would definitely recommend this place to others, and would love to come back for another visit.
    Malouk83, caOther trip
    Fair 4.0
    disappointing
    i seriously expected from more this hotel. the cleaning this staff did not clean how they should have. i left food stain on my bed the night before and when i come back the next day my bed was made with the same bed sheets that had ketchup stains on them. my bathroom wasn't clean and money was missing from my room. the food was horrible and over priced for nothing. the staff was rude and unhelpful. they had no beech but two pools. walked into my room before with housekeeping looking through my things while my do not disturb sign was out. and my "city view" was the alley in the back. never again.
    j, usOther trip

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