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Riviera Motel

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Reviewed 17 September 2012

Rooms are small but adequate. Shower in our room appeared to be new. Turned on a/c when we arrived to get rid of mild musty smell - smell was gone within 30 minutes. Small fridge, comfortable beds. If you want good location (around a few corners from Presque Isle State Park) and a good price, and you don't mind the...

4Thank runningbarb
Reviewed 17 August 2012

One of the most filthy Motels we have ever stayed at. No pride of ownership. Garbage around the front door, trash next to the vanity, peeling paint, dirty floors and much more. Avoid this place at all costs

2Thank SonomaCalif
Irwin, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 9 August 2012

I wanted a room that was cheap & clean. I got that. Only about a mile to Presque Isle, which is HUGE in my book. I just needed a bed, shower, AC and a TV, I got that. The AC unit was in the window which had drapes on it, so getting cold air into the room was tough at...

3Thank LibLadyB
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
Reviewed 9 August 2012

This was our first trip to Erie PA/Presque Isle and I can guarantee that it will be a yearly destination for us! We would certainly stay at the Riviera Motel again. I do not care about decor, matching bed spreads and curtains....I care about the cleanliness of the room, the bed sheets, etc. and the Riviera was clean. It is...

9Thank Lesa T
Sarver, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 8 August 2012

We go to this place every year, twice a year and we love it! It's quaint and has a neat 1970's retro feel to it. The staff there is very nice and they will help you as much as they can. It's also a nice place to meet some new people! We met some of our good friends there! If...

5Thank Tim K
Latrobe, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 July 2012

If you want the feel of a cheap 1960s motel, the Riviera Motel is what you'll get...at a price that's not so cheap. Since it rained a good deal of our trip, we spent much more time in the motel than we had planned. And that was not a good thing. This was our yearly multiple-family vacation to Erie and...

4Thank deerejohn1953
Reviewed 16 June 2012 via mobile

My family (two adults and a 17 month old child) decided to take a spontaneous weekend getaway in Erie. We didn't have any lodging reservations, but figured we would find something once we got close to Presque Isle. Unfortunately, there were no rooms available at any of the hotels we stopped at (soccer tournament) so we started to investigate motels...

4Thank LilyKendall
Livonia, New York
Reviewed 3 August 2011

Upon pulling up to the hotel I had an Oh, no feeling. I was wrong. The staff was friendly, the room was clean and odor free. The air conditioner worked fine, a little noiser that mine at home, but it cooled perfectly. The shower/Bathtub was small, but big enough for my 2 & 3 year old to fit in at...

4Thank Freckledmammy
Reviewed 31 July 2011

My friends and I have gone to the Riviera for 2 years in a row, and plan on going back. The place is very clean, we see the cleaning women cleaning off the chairs all around the motel and pool daily. The pool is sparkling clean, and the motel is small enough that for most of the time you have...

2Thank amborgPgh
Erie, PA
Reviewed 20 June 2011

Stayed here last summer with my daughter. This was a quaint older motel, with exceptionally clean rooms. We were very pleased with location and price. The manager (Kellie, I think) was amazing and helpful. She works her butt off and tries to make everyone happy. She certainly is a huge asset and deserves a large raise -- she goes above...

3Thank Astronio

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service

Additional Information about Riviera Motel

Address: 3107 W Lake Rd, Alternate Route 5, Erie, PA 16505-3852
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Erie
Number of rooms: 130
Also Known As:
Riviera Hotel Erie
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“Single double bed rooms are a bit small, but they work if you're a budget traveler.”
JennyK608, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you need space, ask for a larger room.”
JWhyJ, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a two bed room even if you don't need it if you are at all claustrophobic.”
soleiloc, 15 Sep 2014 | Read review
“If you only need one bed ask for one of the smaller rooms and you will get a cheaper rate.”
BroncosFan1967, 26 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Pick another place”
  • Garbage next to vanity
  • Pealing paint, mold
  • Garbage at front door
SonomaCalif, 17 Aug 2012 | Read review
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