The Riverside Hotel

Rated 8.5 in 1059 reviews. 169 rooms.


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 reflects resort life in the city. One hundred and sixty-nine superbly appointed bed rooms, two restaurants and conference facilities have been designed to offer our guests a luxurious and relaxed environment.

Set 1 km from the banks of the Umgeni River, The Riverside Hotel offers air-conditioned rooms, an outdoor pool and a range of beauty treatments at its wellness centre. Gateway Shopping Centre is 11 km away.

All rooms have luxurious bedding and furnishings. Each one has satellite TV, air conditioning and a small kitchenette fitted with basic appliances.

The outdoor pool area is built among natural rocks and tropical trees. Guests can enjoy a variety of beers and cocktails from the poolside bar.

Riverside Grill serves a blend of South African and European cuisines in a smart-casual atmosphere. Riverside Grill Bar features light snacks and tropical drinks.

The Riverside Hotel is a 20-minute drive away from Pavilion Mall. Durban Country Club is 2 km away, while King Shaka International Airport is 27 km from the property.

Spa Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Fitness centre

Available Rooms

2 guests




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Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near The Riverside Hotel

  1. Riverside Hotel & Spa

    The Lamb curry is excellent

    5 m from hotel
    10 Northway

  2. Hops Bar and Restaurant

    The only place you can get a milk stout draught,and not forgetting those dam sexy bartenders

    79 m from hotel
    Riverside Hotel, Northway

  3. Comics Food Bar And Take Away

    Wimpy streaky bacon breakfast R19.99 - but better value here at R28.90 because it includes an excellent coffee and more chips!

    208 m from hotel

  4. Kentucky Fried Chicken Northway

    Ask for Labamba's special sauce.

    227 m from hotel

  5. Blue Lagoon

    Looking good after face lift

    422 m from hotel
    Blue Lagoon

  6. China Plate

    The portions are very large 3 adults can share 1 meal

    0.6 km from hotel
    11 Brownsdrift Rd

  7. Steers

    0.7 km from hotel

  8. Beachwood Mangroves Nature Reserve, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

    Restricted Access Nature Reserve, Open to visitors on the 3rd Saturday of every month between 8am-1pm for self-guided walks and picnics, and annual OPEN DAY on the 1st May 2010 from 10am-4pm. Awesome!

    0.7 km from hotel
    Beachwood Mangroves, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

  9. Engen Garage

    Vacuum clean for car only R10 excellent value for money !!!

    0.7 km from hotel

  10. Petits Fours

    Try the fillet burger :)

    0.8 km from hotel

  11. Pick n Pay Hyper

    Wimpy breakfast

    0.8 km from hotel
    Prospect Hall

  12. LoveCoffee

    Peanut butter biscuits rock! Cappuccino to wash it down.

    2.0 km from hotel
    Windermere Road