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COVID 19 Precautions and Preparations

Precautions and Preparations - Our Approach

The Hotel Riviera has always been distinguished by exemplary service, housekeeping, and health and safety standards.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have enhanced our already meticulous standards across all our operations.

We have based our changes on official guidance from HM Government, Public Health England and the National Health Service, and made use of industry specific advice from UK Hospitality.

We have adhered to the Government’s ‘COVID-19 Secure’ guidance on managing the risk of COVID-19 in the workplace. Government guidance continues to evolve in response to the situation, so our internal practices and protocols will be constantly reviewed and updated to keep abreast of these changes. This means that the information detailed below may change without notice, but this will only be in compliance with changes to Government guidance.

As this is a Public Health issue, we expect the full cooperation of our guests, team, and business partners. Combatting COVID-19 is a collective effort and we all have a part to play to keep each other safe and healthy.

Cancellation Policy

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have relaxed our policy and in this respect if you need to cancel or amend your booking due to regional lockdown restrictions, we will transfer your booking and deposit to another suitable date, however rates may vary between seasons.

Any cancellations or amendments that are not as a direct result of COVID-19, will be subject to our normal cancellation policy.


General Practices and Protocols, Enhanced Cleaning and Disinfection Policies

Our Team

Our Valued Guests

Our hotel

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General Practices and Protocols: Food and Beverage

Our team’s commitment to you

All team members are required to:

We have a few important requests that you, as our guest, respect the following:

In the unfortunate case that you experience any COVID-19 symptoms such as a fever, a cough, shortness of breath, or loss of taste or smell, we ask that you promptly contact us so that we can reschedule your stay.

For the safety of our guests and team, any guests displaying symptoms consistent with COVID-19 will be requested to seek medical attention. Should you be advised to self-isolate, we will request that you check out immediately and return home.

In addition to hand sanitisers placed at all our entrances, we are happy to provide a guests amenity kit that includes hand sanitiser and masks which we ask that you make use of when appropriate. We also expect you to respect social distancing guidance and keep two metres away from other people. This isn’t because we don’t care for you…but rather because we do!

Our final request is that you please treat our team and your fellow guests with kindness and respect; this is a difficult time for all of us.

We hope that our reopening will raise your spirits as the prospect of shortly welcoming you back has raised ours.

On behalf of myself and the team, we look forward to seeing you soon; please travel safely and stay well.

Peter Wharton

Managing Director