The Riverside Hotel 4 Star Durban Hotel
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  • Property TypeHotel
  • Guests200
  • Rooms/Units100

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The Riverside Hotel is a highly recommended Durban North hotel providing accommodation in 100 guest rooms for tourists visiting the Durban region.

About The Riverside Hotel

Just outside the City, set high on the banks of the Umgeni River Mouth, is a place where sheer quality and excellent service is all part of the deal. Three restaurants and a cocktail bar on the premises, together with four-star accommodation and location that is second to none, ensure the best getaway this side of paradise.

Stunning river views and abundant bird life on the Umgeni Estuary below the hotel, set the perfect scene for rest and relaxation. The Windsor Park and Durban Country Club golf courses are within easy access of the hotel, while to the north and south lie the splendour of the KwaZulu Natal Coast.

The International Convention Centre, the Sun Coast casino complex, and the restaurant district of Morningside are just minutes away, as is the mammoth Gateway Shopping and Entertainment centre and the growing business district of Umhlanga, making the Riverside Hotel an ideal base when visiting Durban.

Accommodation

All of our 169 bedrooms and suites are unique in terms of not only having all the regular comforts associated with a four star hotel, but also having a kitchenette, complete with microwave, mini bar fridge, cutlery and crockery. Guests can select a river and sea-facing suite, a deluxe or standard double room or, alternatively, a room overlooking Durban North.

All bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, direct outward dialling telephones and colour television featuring all three national channels (SABC 1, 2 and 3) as well as M-Net and a selection of satellite channels.

For the convenience of the travelling business person each room is also equipped with a desk complete with an analogue modem point for downloading e-Mail and accessing the Internet. A power point is also available near the desk for cell phone and laptop chargers. For those who do not have access to a laptop / palmtop there is an 'internet cafe' situated in the lobby with access information available from reception.

Dining

Cafť Bali:
The atmosphere created by the superb dťcor, the top quality service, the sumptuous and exquisitely presented meals make Cafť Bali one of Durbanís most appealing restaurants.

Mojo's Bar:
After a busy day at the office, on the beach or simply enjoying all that Durban has to offer, you will want to unwind and where better to do so than at Mojoís Pool Bar

Jaipur Palace:
For traditional North Indian dining

Hops Restaurant and Bar:
For a more relaxed and casual atmosphere and it is situate in the same complex as The Riverside Hotel.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Disabled equipped
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: allowed
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (direct dial)
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Concierge
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls
  • Wheelchair access

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room
  • Room service

Transfers

  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Zulu

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Deluxe Double Room

The Hotelís deluxe rooms are spacious and have a single or a double unit, with 19 river-facing rooms and 4 garden facing rooms. Perfect if you need to stay a night or two and have the functionalities of a bed and breakfast. The Deluxe Double Room is furnished with a Queen-size bed and a bathroom with a shower. There is a lounge area with a TV and DStv / satellite channels. The room has a telephone, a microwave, FREE Wi-Fi and tea / coffee making facilities.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Desk  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Mini- / courtesy bar  
  • Private pool  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Telephone (direct dial)  
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)  
  • Television (with satellite)

Qty: 23
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

The Hotelís family rooms are spacious and have one double and two single beds, with 14 River facing rooms and 25 garden facing rooms. Perfect if you need to stay a night or two and have the functionalities of a bed and breakfast. The Family Room has two double beds and a bathroom with a shower. The room is equipped with a TV with DStv / satellite channels, a telephone, a microwave, FREE Wi-Fi and tea / coffee making facilities.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Desk  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Mini- / courtesy bar  
  • Private pool  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Telephone (direct dial)  
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)  
  • Television (with satellite)

Qty: 39
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Paraplegic Room

The Hotelís paraplegic rooms are spacious and are available as a double unit, with 1 river facing room and 1 garden facing room. Perfect if you need to stay a night or two and have the functionalities of a bed and breakfast. The Paraplegic Room has a Queen-size bed and a bathroom with a shower. There is also a lounge. The room is equipped with a TV with DStv / satellite channels, a telephone, a microwave, FREE Wi-Fi and tea / coffee making facilities.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Desk  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Mini- / courtesy bar  
  • Private pool  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Telephone (direct dial)  
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)  
  • Television (with satellite)

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Standard Double Room

The Hotelís standard rooms are spacious and are available as a single or a double unit, with 45 river-facing rooms and 40 garden-facing rooms. Perfect if you need to stay a night or two and have the functionalities of a bed and breakfast. The room has a Queen-size bed and a bathroom with a shower. The room is equipped with a TV with DStv / satellite channels, a telephone, a microwave, FREE Wi-Fi and tea / coffee making facilities.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Desk  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Mini- / courtesy bar  
  • Private pool  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Telephone (direct dial)  
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)  
  • Television (with satellite)

Qty: 41
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

The Hotelís apartments suite rooms are spacious and have a one-bedroom with a separate lounge area, with 8 river-facing rooms and 3 garden-facing rooms. Perfect if you need to stay a night and have the functionalities of a bed and breakfast The room has a Queen-size bed, a lounge area and a bathroom with a shower. The room is equipped with a TV with DStv / satellite channels, a telephone, a microwave, FREE Wi-Fi and tea / coffee making facilities.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Desk  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Mini- / courtesy bar  
  • Private pool  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Telephone (direct dial)  
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)  
  • Television (with satellite)

Qty: 11
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Two Bedroom Suite

The Hotelís two-bedroom apartment suite is a spacious unit. Perfect if you need to stay a night or two and have the functionalities of a bed and breakfast. The rooms each have a Queen-size bed. There is a lounge area and a bathroom with a shower. The room is equipped with a TV with DStv / satellite channels, a telephone, a microwave, FREE Wi-Fi and tea / coffee making facilities.; ;

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Desk  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Mini- / courtesy bar  
  • Private pool  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Telephone (direct dial)  
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)  
  • Television (with satellite)

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

The Hotelís Triple Rooms are spacious and are available has 1 double and 1 single bed, with 8 garden-facing rooms. Perfect if you need to stay a night or two and have the functionalities of a bed and breakfast. The room has a Queen-size bed, a single bed and a bathroom with a shower. The room is equipped with a TV with DStv / satellite channels, a telephone, a microwave, FREE Wi-Fi and tea / coffee making facilities.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Desk  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Mini- / courtesy bar  
  • Private pool  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Telephone (direct dial)  
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)  
  • Television (with satellite)

Qty: 8
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

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Guest Reviews

2 Reviews from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

stayed for a week, loved every minute. staff spoilt my family. made us to feel we were the most important guests. lovely rooms, good food, whats not to love?

May 2018

Alfonso Rautenbach (Pretoria, SA)

Verified reviewexcellent

what a wonderful experience-with staff that go out of their way to always help the guest. a home away from home -you will keep going back

January 2018

mariam (dundee)

Need to Know

Response timeThe Riverside Hotel typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages welcome.

Closest airport(s)Durban International - 6km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 11h00

Payment methods accepted by the property Diners, American Express, Visa, Mastercard, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since May 2005

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