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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Honestly, we read the reviews before coming here but our accommodations at an Air BnB were cancelled at the last minute so we had to scramble and find a place to stay for two nights in order to attend an event that we had already paid for so this was our last resort since everything else was already booked up...

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3Thank TravelorNo
Florida Keys, Florida
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I had to stay over as after my long trans-atlantic flight my next trip with United airlines was cancelled... it was late, around 9 pm and I picked this hotel and paid a lot of money to get at least some sleep before my next flight to Florida. It was terrible - the bathroom was in process of renovating! It...

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5Thank 29julia
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I really believe that some improvement can be made with regards to the Rooms, the Bathrooms are in need of plumbing work (Repairs), also, their Heating System is in need of work. Other than that, the location is Great

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York, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 21 January 2017

My husband and 8 year old daughter were in Newark for a hockey game and decided to stay over due to weather. The room was ok for a dive hotel. Looks like it use to be a nice place. Room was obviously not cleaned, my daughter found a spoon and candle in a drawer, she had to stop exploring after...

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

If you want to leave with cockroaches and mice please welcome to Hotel Riviera. If you want to know about hotels styles during Soviet union times just visit this place. The staff is quite friendly they changed our room at 1 am because we found a mouse!

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4Thank Anastasia A
NEWARK
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This place is great if you like cockroaches, crime, rude people and uncleanliness.The room I was sent to was disgusting the receptionist became very agitated at the mere sight of me returning to the desk. I guess this comes from her hearing horrible things about this hotel on a daily. As if my mind wasn't already made up, I will...

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3Thank SHANA F
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed one night in this hotel, the hood seems to be unsafe more likely as a ghetto. When i entered inside it i felt that the security control was a problem, the receptionist was behind barriers and so on. The room was not too bad, but be aware that there are insects in the buildings... And the wifi is...

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3Thank Betul A
Mowbray
Reviewed 3 September 2016

we booked this room cos have 2 bedroom. and they rates quiet reasonable. didnt know the suburb was filled with people asking a dollar for bus on your way in to the hotel. we didnt feel secured from the start when we checking in. if there was another place we could stay we will leave this horrifying neighbourhood. the customer...

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2Thank tassieyasmin
Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 1 September 2016

what i can say,we are two white people in center of Newark,the people are frendly but scary a bit,the hotel is werry old,the staff is frendly ,the hotel is safe and secure but outside is scarryng people.if you have kids dont goo in this area.gang and drugs area,....

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4Thank playmate1ko
Nova Scotia, Canada
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Everything you have read is true! We stayed here because...well..it was in the NY NY area, and under $100. The rooms are pretty...hardwood floors, the bed was soft. The floors were clean. The bathroom ceiling was like the Olympic Diving pool in Rio...green and scary. The neighborhood is somewhat frightening (that is your adventure part). But hey, located between Martin...

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Additional Information about Hotel Riviera

Address: 169 Clinton Ave, Newark, NJ 07108-2817
Region: United States > New Jersey > Newark
Price Range: $85 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Riviera 2*
Number of rooms: 210
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“Don't stay here!”
TravelorNo, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“nothing to choose from they all the same old smelly room”
tassieyasmin, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are no good rooms, steer clear!”
disneymomxr4, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Choose the double / double room. Very spacious.”
LLMT_Imagez, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a newer room and higher floor.”
N6715LCdanw, 22 Sep 2015 | Read review
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