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Riviera South Beach Hotel

4 stars
2000 Liberty Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.9
out of 5
94 reviews
Loved it

Vacay get away, great time loved everything.will stay again. See full review

  • Buttercuphunat
  • Aug 14, 2014
Nice hotel

Terrific location, nice staff and large room. The room was immaculate, quirky, and stylish. I... See full review

  • sonodante
  • Jun 27, 2014
Blending classic sophistication and contemporary chic, the Riviera South Beach hotel offers stylish one-bedroom apartment-like accommodations with gourmet kitchens, separate living and dining areas at affordable hotel room prices. The Miami Beach 1940s classic jewel is now transformed into a boutique hideaway for jetsetters and trendsetters alike. Credit card is required upon check-in. No cash deposits are accepted. The hotel will authorize your credit card at check in for up to $100 per night of stay in addition to nightly room rate. Please understand that if you are using a "Check Card", this authorization will limit your card use for up to 10 days or until your issuing bank releases the authorization hold. The hotel will charge a resort fee of $15 plus tax per night.

Must be at least 18 years of age to check-in.

Please be advised, our airport shuttle's last pickup from Miami International Airport is 6pm on 12/31/11. Due to Miami Beach bridge scheduled closures, we are unable to retrieve guests after this time. We of course begin our normal schedule the following day, 1/1/12.

Riviera South Beach Hotel Rooms

Petite
One large guest room without living/dining area. Occupancy limited to 2 guest only please. Guests will enjoy a queen size bed with 100% organic cotton pillow top mattresses and 300 thread count sheets, wall mounted 42" plasma TV, Ipod docking station, plus a fully equipped kitchen, gourmet cook tops, stainless steel appliances, personal Keurig coffee machines.
Lux One Bedroom Suite
Guests will enjoy a king size bed with 100% organic cotton pillow top mattresses and 300 thread count sheets, oversized writing desk and a wall mounted 42" plasma TV. A separate living room features a custom designed leather sofa, a 42" plasma TV, Ipod docking station, plus a fully equipped kitchen, gourmet cook tops, stainless steel appliances, personal Keurig coffee machines and dining area. The bathroom features rain shower heads with separate entrances to living room and bedroom.
Lux One Bedroom Suite - Pool View
Guests will enjoy a king size bed with 100% organic cotton pillow top mattresses and 300 thread count sheets, oversized writing desk and a wall mounted 42" plasma TV. A separate living room features a custom designed leather sofa, a 42" plasma TV, Ipod docking station, plus a fully equipped kitchen, gourmet cook tops, stainless steel appliances, personal Keurig coffee machines and dining area. The bathroom features rain shower heads with separate entrances to living room and bedroom.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Services
Laundry service
Internet
WiFi
Transportation
Airport shuttle

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Hotel Map

25.7963 -80.1303
Area served
Miami Beach.
Nearby airports
Miami International Airport.
Area description
Miami Beach.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1100

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by CheapTickets

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Guest Reviews (94)

Ratings and reviews for Riviera South Beach Hotel

Overall score

3.9 / 5
5.01.0
94 out of 94
Amenities:
3.8
Room cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4.1
Location:
4.3
Value:
4

84% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Riviera South Beach Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Buttercuphunat
MD
Aug 14, 2014

Loved it

Vacay get away, great time loved everything.will stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

The beach is across the street

Review of Riviera South Beach Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
ManNWife on vacation
Montana
Jul 25, 2014

"Rednecks" in the big city

Our stay at the Riviera started off a little rocky, but it was my fault. My husband and I had just debarked from a wonderful cruise around 11:00a, and arrived to check-in at the front desk about noon-ish. I had previously neglected to take notice of the check-in time (3:00p) at the hotel. Oops! The clerk at the front desk said they could store our bags for us until our room was cleaned and opened up. Our bell-hop was extremely kind and informative helping to direct us as to where we could find a store, restaurant, the beach etc., all of which were easily within walking distance. We were also told that there was a good chance that we could check-in early, just not quite THAT early and to check back around 1:30-2:00. We walked down a few blocks and checked out South Beach. Maxine's at the Catilina on 17th was a wonderful place to eat as was Moreno's just downstairs from our room.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Entertainment tip: Not Applicable

Very talented musicians entertained us just outside our room, near Moreno's, in the courtyard in the evenings through their complimentary happy hour. Very fun.

Review of Riviera South Beach Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
sonodante
fremont
Jun 27, 2014

Nice hotel

Terrific location, nice staff and large room. The room was immaculate, quirky, and stylish. I appreciated the SUPER comfy bed, the super shower, and the cold, efficient air conditioning.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Lincoln mall

Review of Riviera South Beach Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Lindsey City Walker
Business
Houston, TX
Jun 20, 2014

Comfortable beds!

I love my mattress at home, and didn't think I could do any better, but as it turns out, the bed I had at the Riviera was even more comfortable. I was staying there for a convention and the Riviera is located within an easy walking distance to the Convention Center and, in the opposite direction, to the beach. There is a shuttle provided to and from the airport, but it doesn't run extremely often and stops running at 11pm. I appreciated the option, but it could have been better. The staff, especially the bellhops, were wonderful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Riviera South Beach Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Buttercuphunat
MD
Jun 15, 2014

Loved the visit

Enjoyed the stay, so close to the beach and centered around everything.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Riviera South Beach Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Marty Mart.
NYC Brooklyn
Apr 29, 2014

South beach trip

Simply put, the hotel staff was very helpful and professional, the room was very nice and looked just like it was described online. The hotel is very close to all the action but far enough away to not be bothered when it gets too late! Also the bartender Ron and the owner of the restaurants sister Diana I think, were the best!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Riviera South Beach Hotel

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Soledam
Atlanta,Georgia
Mar 18, 2014

Not what they advertise

No hot water for showers at any time of the day, the room temperature is controlled by the lobby, so if you're cold, you can't try to be a bit warmer. The staff is rude and very loud, house keeping gossiping outside of my door for at least 40 min. You have to pay 15 dlls a day for "resort" in which this case, they mean resort by a 3 foot deep pool with nothing around it but three mattresses to lay down! My room was not the one I had chosen when I booked and it was very disappointing. Other than that, the valet parking was very convenient and not overpriced, the beach is very close and everything else is within walking distance.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
1
Location:
5
Value:
1
Review of Riviera South Beach Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Carolond
Miami
Mar 8, 2014

Good potential but TERRIBLE staff

Amenities are good but the stuff is really bad. They don't know what customer service means. Management should expand the check in desk...too small for the traffic of people checking in/out every day.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Review of Riviera South Beach Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
TomAa
CT
Mar 3, 2014

Excellent choice

Extraordinary reception and service by the entire staff. Granted a free upgrade to a suite, spontaneously offered when the delightful customer service rep realized I needed a quiet place to work. Just a two block walk to the beach, and a lovely part of the beach. Would recommend the hotel to anyone seeking a very nice, personal-size hotel at a cost-effective price. One block away is the Setai, which shares the same beach. The nightly rates start at what we paid for 5 nights at the Riviera.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Make sure you enjoy the seafood at Joe's Stone Crab. Pricey but a landmark. Also found great seafood on Ocean Drive at A Fish Call Avalon.

Review of Riviera South Beach Hotel

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Alvaro Perez
New York, NY
Feb 23, 2014

You ruined my vacation

1. I was sick and couldn't turn off the AC and after several complaints the manager changed my room. 2. Never changed the sheets, after 3 days I complaint and they told me that I need it to ask. 3. No shampoo in the room. 4. No cold water in the room so I had to brush my teeth with hot water, again after I complaint they sent a plumber and interrupted my rest time. 5. Valet parking was the worst, got a ticket and made me wait for 35 minutes most of the time. 6. The hotel gave me a $50 gift for the restaurant and we couldn't even eat. HORRIBLE 7. Spent half of my time complaining about the hotel. 8. Sad part that I couldn't do anything or change the hotel. 8. Ruined my shirt with some lilly flowers very closed to the people on the check in counter.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
1
Dining tip: Long walk from hotel

MILO'S

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