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Spokane, Washington
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59 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are Diamond Resorts members. Riviera Shores was easy to get into (two ocean view suites) on relatively short notice. We wanted something close to an airport (Orange County) and Disneyland. This worked well for short..under an hour ... drives. We had a group of six adults and three children. The rooms were comfortably furnished. The bed and linens and... More 

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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230 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The general location of this resort near Dana Point is good, but the exact location is troubling. I realize that there is nothing that can be done to move it, but there are no real grounds and if the room is not an ocean view, there is no view. But to see the ocean from the room, one must look... More 

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Murrieta, California
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67 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

After returning from a late night Angels vs Red Sox game we were very pleased to relax at the resort, we had such a beautiful unobstructed view of the Pacific Ocean right out the front of our room and across the highway! This location is a fantastic hidden Gem! the room is complete with a kitchen, full bathroom and a... More 

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Pismo Beach, California
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Just checked out today after 3 nights with my family (kids ages 8 and 5) and we had a fabulous trip! After reading a few bad reviews, I was worried about what we were getting into but instead, we had a great time! The hotel is right across the street from Doheny Beach and although PCH and Railroad tracks are... More 

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Independence, Missouri
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The resort is wonderfully located between San Clemente and San Juan Capistrano. It is undergoing a face lift, but is a great vacation spot. The staff is excellent and they cater to your every whim. Dana Point is a wonderful area. One of the best Mexican restaurants at which we have eaten is within walking distance of the resort. Our... More 

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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Newly remodeled rooms, good view of the ocean. Only issue we saw is that the railroad line that runs directly between the ocean and the room which Amtrak and Metro link runs daily, so the noise you may not like. As for us we were raised by the tracks as kids so it didn't bother us to much.

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Nashua
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Had a get-away and planned to do a little work between excursions.Connectivity was absolutely deplorable for both phones and computer!Lucky if we had 1 bar for 2 minutes.No excuse for this in today's business climate!

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Diamond R, Manager at Riviera Shores Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay with us. During check in, a contact number to the Technician Support team is supplied if assistance is needed in Wi-Fi difficulties. This allows for the team to trouble shoot and resolve the matter at hand. We apologize if you may have experienced any inconveniences during your stay. Our resort team had... More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Great room for 2 but if 3/4 there is no privacy as the bathroom can only be accessed through the bedroom. Good kitchen and although there isn't a washing machine, there is a free laundry on site. Very good Mexican and Italian restaurants within walking distance.

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Diamond R, Manager at Riviera Shores Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience regarding your stay with us. We are happy you chose us to service your vacation. We apologize for the slight setback in the bathroom access. We thrive to completely satisfy our guests and your feedback is important to us. It is pleasant to read that you enjoyed our convenient location, allowing you easy access... More 

Genoa, Nevada
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86 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Not a bad place. Location close to Southern Cal activities, beaches, great dining, and golf. Like many of the Diamond properties we've stayed at, a bit older, but kept clean and neat. If you get a room with an ocean view, it will be noisy. First night there it was ear plug noisy, but we kind of got used to... More 

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Goleta
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36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Yup, awesome view but just a BIT NOISEY! Located 100 yards from the beautiful Pacific Ocean but PCH and the railroad are between the resort and the ocean. Fortunately the bedroom is located in the quiet side away from the traffic. The resort is pretty nice and we expect Diamond will be doing upgrades over time. We're in an older... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Riviera Shores Resort

Address: 34642 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92624-1301
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Dana Point
Price Range: $181 - $370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 130
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Also Known As:
Riviera Shores Hotel Capistrano Beach
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Dana Point
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“Higher floors may have better views.”
 of 5 bubbles joe-chicago-23, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask for top floor ocean view "BEAUTIFUL!"”
 of 5 bubbles debbier901, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an Ocean view. Rooms on the west side offer stunning views of the ocean and Dana Harbor.”
  • The sunsets were magnificent. Every evening you will see something like this, and hear the ocean
 of 5 bubbles U7713AGronaldb, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“4th floor rooms have great views and there is a bbq on balcony”
 of 5 bubbles PhilipYeardley, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“4th floor best, NOT 1st floor. Ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles barbararJ7881IP, 15 Nov 2015 | Read review
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