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The Riverside Hotel

The Riverside Hotel

4 stars 

10 Kenneth Kaunda Drive, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

ExcellentBased on 1,131 reviews


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About The Riverside Hotel

Discover essential information, amenities, and features of The Riverside Hotel, providing insights into what to expect during your stay. Information on this property was last updated on 23 February 2024.
Boasting an outdoor pool, The Riverside Hotel is situated in Durban and offers luxury accommodation. It also provides complimentary Wi-Fi.

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Good to know

To City Centre3.5 mi
Nearest airportDurban King Shaka Intl
Distance to airport14.7 mi


Check-in time15:00
Check-out time10:30
InternetFree Wi-Fi
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+27 315 630 600

Amenities at The Riverside Hotel

Top features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi


  • Electric kettle
  • Disabled access
  • Family rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Grill
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Seating area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lift
  • Ironing service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Packed lunches
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Garden view
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Shower
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Microwave
  • Snack bar
  • Outdoor pool
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Kids meals
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Bathtub
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Hairdryer
  • Lockers
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Safe
  • Dustbins
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Desk
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Kitchenette
  • Storage available


  • Beach access
  • Casino
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Fitness centre
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment


  • Babysitting or child care
  • Business centre
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Mini-market on site
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Tour desk
  • Spa
  • Beauty salon
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

Reviews for The Riverside Hotel

Read firsthand reviews and testimonials from guests who have stayed at The Riverside Hotel, providing insights into their experiences. Travellers have left 1,129 reviews of The Riverside Hotel to date. Review data was last updated on 23 February 2024.
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Photos of The Riverside Hotel

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Where is The Riverside Hotel?

Find the exact location and address of The Riverside Hotel in Durban, making it easy to plan your travel logistics. Landmark and ‘Getting Around’ data was last updated on 23 February 2024.

Most popular landmarks

Windsor Park Golf Course0.6 mi
Umgeni River Bird Park0.8 mi
Moses Mabhida Stadium1.5 mi
Phezulu Safari Beach18.1 mi
Battery Beach2.3 mi
Killie Campbell Africana Library2.6 mi

Getting around

Durban Beach Front1.8 mi
Durban Durban North2.3 mi
Durban Central Station2.7 mi
Durban Eldo Coach Office2.8 mi
Durban ICC3.3 mi
Durban Soldiers Way3.4 mi

FAQs when booking at The Riverside Hotel

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding bookings, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at The Riverside Hotel. FAQs were last updated on 23 February 2024.

Is pricing at The Riverside Hotel comparable to 4 star hotels in Durban?

Hotels in Durban that are rated 4 stars generally cost £86/night, but on average, The Riverside Hotel is available for 39% less than the average rate in the area. You can usually enjoy a stay at The Riverside Hotel for £42/night. This is a great deal for HotelsCombined users planning to visit Durban.

How close is The Riverside Hotel to the nearest airport, Durban Virginia Airport?

With a distance of 2.9 mi between The Riverside Hotel and the nearest airport, Durban Virginia Airport, the drive typically takes about 0h 05m depending on traffic. Be sure to check traffic trends near the hotel and airport as some areas experience higher traffic than others and can increase your expected travel time.

What is the best way for guests to get from Durban Virginia Airport to The Riverside Hotel?

The Riverside Hotel has parking for hotel guests so for most visitors spending time in Durban, hiring a car for around £20/day may be the best option. This will enable you to get to and from Durban Virginia Airport, and also give you the flexibility to get around the area. Taking a taxi or rideshare service from the nearest airport, Durban Virginia Airport, to your hotel is often the most cost-effective transportation solution.

Is there a pool at The Riverside Hotel?

Yes, The Riverside Hotel has a pool for hotel guests. Generally, hotel pools have opening and closing times so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

How close is The Riverside Hotel from the Durban city centre?

The centre of Durban North, Durban, is just 0.6 mi away from the front doors of The Riverside Hotel. You can find many fellow tourists at places such as Durban City Hall and Natural Science Museum, which you can get to from The Riverside Hotel using any means of transportation.

What is the The Riverside Hotel phone number?

For questions about The Riverside Hotel and your reservation, contact the front desk directly at +27 315 630 600.

Does The Riverside Hotel have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, The Riverside Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

Is there a gym or fitness centre at The Riverside Hotel?

Yes, there is a gym available to The Riverside Hotel guests. Gym hours may not be 24-hours so it is recommended you ask the front desk during check-in.

What is the check-out time at The Riverside Hotel?

The standard check-out time at The Riverside Hotel is 10:30. Guests can usually check-in from 15:00. Special arrangements may be available if discussed with the front desk.

How much does it cost to stay at The Riverside Hotel, Durban?

Prices at The Riverside Hotel will vary depending on when you plan to stay and what room type you require. The average nightly room price recently has been £42, though some users have found rates as low as £5. To see prices for your dates, enter them in the form above.

Is there a restaurant at The Riverside Hotel?

Yes, there is a restaurant on-site at The Riverside Hotel, Durban. There is also a bar and lounge area in the hotel.

Does The Riverside Hotel have a laundry service?

There’s a laundry service at The Riverside Hotel that can be used by guests. No need to pack a travel iron either, as the accommodation can provide one.

How far is The Riverside Hotel from Moses Mabhida Stadium?

The Riverside Hotel is a walkable distance (1.5 mi) from Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban.

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