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The Riverside Hotel

4-star Hotel with Outdoor pool

4 stars

10 Kenneth Kaunda Drive, 4065 Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

+27 315 630 600
Very good

based on 991 reviews

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About The Riverside Hotel, Durban

Value for money
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. Riverside Hotel offers semi-self catering facilities. The outdoor pool area is built among natural rocks and tropical trees. Guests can enjoy a variety of beers and cocktails from the Cyril's 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. 500kVA Generator on site ensures an uninterrupted power supply to our hotel complex and Business Centre.

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Deluxe Rooms - Skyline view
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Standard Rooms - Park view
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$66 totalTravala
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Double Rooms - Ocean view
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King Rooms - Panoramic view
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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Business center

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Mini-market on site
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • 24hr front desk


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans


  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Kitchenette


  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Garden view
  • Lockers
  • Telephone
  • Storage available


  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom

Things to do

  • Beach access
  • Casino
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Beauty salon

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service

Pool and spa

  • Spa
  • Outdoor pool

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV


  • Grill
  • Garden


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe


  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Fitness center

The Riverside Hotel Reviews

Very goodBased on 991 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • The breakfast was so delicious (in 206 reviews)
  • Friendly staff and good breakfast (in 196 reviews)
  • The breakfast was excellent (in 183 reviews)
Cons -
  • Nothing was happy during my stay (in 29 reviews)
  • The room service food was really bad. (in 19 reviews)
  • There is not play areas for kids (in 13 reviews)

The Riverside Hotel room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:30 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does The Riverside Hotel compare to other 4 star hotels in Durban?

    The Riverside Hotel is typically below the average price of 4 star hotels in Durban. On average, you can expect to pay $84 per night in Durban. The Riverside Hotel typically costs $54 per night, which is $30 cheaper than the Durban average.

  • How far is The Riverside Hotel from Durban King Shaka Intl?

    There are 14.7 mi between Durban King Shaka Intl and The Riverside Hotel. The drive to and from the airport should be about 44min, depending on traffic. Take into account high traffic times, especially near more metropolitan areas.

  • What is the best way to get to The Riverside Hotel from Durban King Shaka Intl?

    If you intend on renting a car to travel from Durban King Shaka Intl to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that The Riverside Hotel offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $12/day for a base model rental. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Durban King Shaka Intl to The Riverside Hotel, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Are there food options at The Riverside Hotel?

    Yes, The Riverside Hotel does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Durban for those looking for something different. If you are staying at The Riverside Hotel, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • Does The Riverside Hotel have a pool?

    The Riverside Hotel does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • How close is The Riverside Hotel to Durban city center?

    The Riverside Hotel is just 3.5 mi away from Durban city center. The closest landmark to the center of Durban is Greyville Race Course, which is very accessible to The Riverside Hotel guests.

  • What is the phone number for The Riverside Hotel?

    The best contact number for The Riverside Hotel is +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 center available to guests at The Riverside Hotel?

    Yes. If you are looking for a hotel with a fitness center on-site, The Riverside Hotel is a great place to stay.

  • What time is check-out for The Riverside Hotel?

    Standard check-out time at The Riverside Hotel is 10:30 AM. Guests can check in after 3:00 PM.

  • How much is a room at The Riverside Hotel?

    $71/night is a good average price right now, and some users have even reported deals that start from only $27/night. However, prices can change based on the time of year you’re booking, the type of room you prefer, etc. Fill in the form above to get deals for your trip.

  • Is there laundry service in The Riverside Hotel?

    Yes, you can take care of all your laundry needs with the on-premise services at The Riverside Hotel, Durban.

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Places of interest near The Riverside Hotel

Attractions in Durban, South Africa curated by momondo

The Riverside Hotel location: 10 Kenneth Kaunda Drive, 4065 Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Top landmarks

Windsor Park Golf Course0.6 mi
Umgeni River Bird Park0.8 mi
Moses Mabhida Stadium1.5 mi
Battery Beach2.3 mi
Killie Campbell Africana Library2.6 mi
Durban Botanical Gardens3.2 mi
Dairy Beach3.2 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

The Oakwoods Restaurant - Protea Hotel Karridene Beach24.7 mi

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