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The Riverside Hotel

10 Kenneth Kaunda Road Durban North, Durban 4065 South Africa
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#15 of 69 hotels in Durban
Five minutes from the city centre of Durban, with wonderful views across a magnificent green belt stretching from the Umgeni River to the Indian Ocean. The Riverside Hotel reflect resort life in, the city. One hundred and sixty – nine superbly appointed bed rooms, two Restaurants and a conference facilities have been designed to offer our guests a luxurious and relaxed environment. The Riverside Hotel is a full service hotel. Facilities available include, but are not limited to, 24 hour reception, currency exchange, Conference facility, room service, laundry gym, baby-sitting facilities, restaurant, shuttle quest , tour’s ,Spa , Hop’s pub and grill and much, much more. Discover it for yourself today and drive on down to the Aha Riverside Hotel
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Outdoor pool
Breakfast buffet
Happy hour
Outdoor dining area
Poolside bar
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
Room service
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Shiloh N wrote a review Dec 2020
38 contributions4 helpful votes
I have stayed at this hotel over the past 4 years more especially during the Dec period. I have had stay's here that was excellent but my past experience was bad. The lack of Covid-19 practices in terms of social distancing in the eating areas and lift are non-existence. The level of service in the breakfast hall remains of a high standard, however, this cannot be said of the housekeeping as it was clear from the very start. On the day and time we checked-in, I requested an extra towel and it took them 6 hours and me being very aggressive to get this towel. That same afternoon I requested 2 wine glasses which were never delivered. The most disappointing thing was that I have often heard from my friends that the lamb/mutton curry is excellent. we ordered this and it was the most disappointing curry. traditional Durban curry is not sweet and cooked with potatoes and not with carrots sweetcorn...when i enquired from the restaurant i was told its traditional Durban curry...not sure what part of the Durban tradition as I grew up in Durban.
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Date of stay: December 2020
Room Tip: 3rd floor on the sea side
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Naren S wrote a review Aug 2020
Ladysmith, South Africa64 contributions4 helpful votes
What a pleasant stay at this professionally run Hotel, central to all the beaches, casinos and shopping malls, with plenty of fine dining restaurants nearby and the airport close by as well. Rooms were neat and clean. The beds comfortable and well serviced bathroom. Quiet and cozy.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Sarah L wrote a review Aug 2020
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I stayed in the Riverside Hotel Sligo for two nights. The hotel room was lovely and clean. The bathroom was really nice with an amazing shower. Didn’t try out the food in the hotel but the restaurant and bar always looked very busy which is a good sign. Staff in the hotel were extremely welcoming and friendly.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
Lin wrote a review Mar 2020
Durban, South Africa20 contributions11 helpful votes
Was looking forward to visiting Hops. Wanted to leave after 2 minutes.Everything from the menu card,to the tables,to the loos were grubby.Take your disinfectant.Put me off my meal.Flys buzzing around to.Hope my stomach survives...
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Samma1978 wrote a review Mar 2020
7 contributions1 helpful vote
This place is disgusting and in my opinion if your health isn’t great, or you have a small animal, or children....DONT STAY HERE!! Feb 05th 2020 I reported it to the owner and one week later came in and it was the same!! The staff ( housekeepers) where not given any direction. On how to clean and get rid of this!!
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Date of stay: February 2020
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US$57 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Riverside Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Riverside Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Golden Hours Family Market (1.0 km), Durban North Japanese Gardens (0.9 km), and Beachwood Mangroves Nature Reserve (1.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Riverside Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at The Riverside Hotel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Riverside Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at The Riverside Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Riverside Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Vigour & Verve, China Plate Restaurant & Take-Away, and Cafe Italia.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Riverside Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Riverside Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Riverside Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to The Riverside Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Old Fort (4.8 km) and The Ramakrishna Centre of South Africa Durban (6.1 km).
Does The Riverside Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the river view available here.