Our self catering holiday apartments are set in the heart of Alum Chine, Bournemouth, only two minutes walk from the Blue Flag beaches and in an ideal location to explore Dorset – close to both Poole and Bournemouth.  The Riviera Holiday Apartments provide the comfort, privacy and freedom of your own home with all the services of a hotel.

Residents may use all hotel facilities including bar and restaurantsindoor swimming pool, spa bath, studio gym, Coast Spa treatments, large garden and terrace areas and free WI-FI.

Our 12 self catering apartments are an excellent alternative to bedrooms and sleep from 1 to 6 people, all the apartments have a lounge with direct dial telephone, large flat screen TV, dining area, kitchen with cooker, microwave and fridge. Free parking is available on the forecourt.  Please be aware that there are ten steps up to the front door and that our apartments are over 3 floors including the ground floor. Services such as 24 hour laundry are available on request. Please note that all apartments have different bed configurations and that some apartments have sofa beds for children to sleep on. Dogs are welcome in the apartments but must be pre-booked.

On Business in the area? Ask us about our special corporate rates for Apartments. If you are looking for a Summer Holiday then book now as Apartments sell out fast for school holidays!

Check out all 12 self catering apartments in our Holiday Apartments Bournemouth brochure – Click Here

To book your Bournemouth Self Catering Holiday Apartment please call us now on 01202 763653 or e-mail us – or book on line.


The Riviera Hotel is one of the finest Bournemouth Hotels due partly to its ideal location. Add to your Bournemouth Holiday experience by falling asleep each night to the blend of fresh sea air and sweet pine scent from the wooded Alum Chine in one of our 69 comfortable bedrooms & apartments which all have the following facilities:

Wide screen digital TV’s with freeview channels
Hair dryer
Desk lamp
Writing desk
Tea and Coffee making facilities
Hypoallergenic Duvets
Complimentary tea/coffee tray
Ensuite bathroom with shower over bath and complimentary toiletries
Free car parking
Iron and ironing board on request
Fans on request

Room Service available 24 hours

Interconnecting rooms available

Our Bournemouth hotel has many Sea view rooms with private balconies and chairs looking over Bournemouth Bay and the woods of Alum Chine. Sea view rooms are available at a supplement of £15.00 per person per night.

We have a choice of room types – single rooms, double rooms, twin rooms, family rooms for 3, family rooms for 4 and Family rooms for 5     ***New interconnecting rooms available*** . Some bedrooms are located in a lodge by our garden, each with a private seating area – ideal for summer!

Being on a hilltop, our ground floor rooms have steps to the public areas. We recommend that guests who need to avoid stairs ask for non- ground floor bedrooms and use the lift. Please view our Access Statement.

We accept small dogs in our bedrooms and apartments. Please read our dog policy.

All this makes the Riviera Hotel the perfect place to stay for your holiday, whether you are looking for a romantic break, relaxing break, Christmas, gardening, golf, bowls or other activity break – or just a home from home to explore Bournemouth and Dorset!

We also have 12 self-contained holiday apartments . The holiday apartments are available all year round, either for self-catering breaks or as part of a fully serviced hotel package. Please visit our apartment page