8.4
Excellent
3.3% this month
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Housekeeping22
Breakfast18
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8.8

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location - 800 meters to the beach
Parking
FREE
Popular landmarks
Umgeni River Bird Park 480 m
Moses Mabhida Stadium 2.2 km
Big Rush Urban Adrenaline 2.6 km
Mitchell Park Zoo 2.9 km
Suncoast Casino 3.1 km
Golden Mile 4.8 km
Durban Botanic Gardens 4.9 km
uShaka Wet 'n Wild 6.8 km
uShaka Marine World 7.0 km
The Valley of a 1000 Hills 26.2 km
Nearby landmarks
Blue Lagoon 150 m
Umgeni River Bird Park 480 m
Model Yacht Pond 590 m
Park Boulevard 730 m
Pick n Pay Hyper by the sea 790 m
Windsor Park Municipal Golf Course 820 m
Squadron Kiteboarding 860 m
Durban North Japanese Gardens 880 m
Scuba Dive 920 m
Golden Hours Family Market 950 m
Riverside Hotel

"We enjoyed our stay, the room met our expectations."

Boyzie - January 9, 2020
Deluxe Double - Bedroom Riverside Hotel
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Riverside Hotel

10 Kenneth Kaunda Road (formerly Northway),, Durban North, Durban, South Africa, 4065 - See map
Property highlights
Check-in/out [express]
Hassle-free check in
Close to Umgeni River Bird Park
Within 480 m of property
Wellness
Everything you need for a rejuvenating retreat for both body and spirit.
Eco & Adventure
Canoeing
Workout and Leisure
Fitness center
Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Airport transfer

  • 800 meters to the beach

  • Currency exchange

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Air conditioning

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Durban every 10 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money8.4
Distance to city center7 km
Location rating8.8
Nearest airportKing Shaka International Airport (DUR)
Distance to airport23.3 km

Rooms available at Riverside Hotel

Suite
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  • Non-smoking
  • Shower
  • 1 king bed
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Standard Double
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Partial ocean view
  • 1 double bed
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Suite
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  • Room size: 48 m²/517 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
  • 1 queen bed
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Deluxe Double
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Partial ocean view
  • 1 double bed
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Triple
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  • Non-smoking
  • Shower
  • 1 queen bed and 1 single be...
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Deluxe Double Room
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
  • 1 double bed
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Family Room
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 double bed
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Triple Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
  • 1 queen bed and 1 single be...
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Standard Double or Twin Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
  • 2 single beds or 1 king bed
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Family Room
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  • Room size: 38 m²/409 ft²
  • 2 single beds and 1 king be...
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Frequently asked questions

Is breakfast offered at Riverside Hotel?

Start your mornings right, with the continental and buffet breakfast options offered at Riverside Hotel. Adults can enjoy breakfast offered with an additional charge of 130 ZAR if not included in the room rate. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the hotel.

What are my dining options at Riverside Hotel?

Riverside Hotel features 2 on-site restaurants for your dining convenience. To meet any special dietary requirements, halal diet is prepared with the utmost care and attention.

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What people love about Riverside Hotel

  • 8.8 Excellent
    Staff 

    "Great staff and food was on point"

    Alice

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    November 29, 2018

  • 10.0 Exceptional

    "Definately going there again soon"

    SAMKELO

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    January 27, 2021

  • 8.0 Very good

    "Good accommodation n reception"

    Paul

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    January 18, 2019

Property ranking|Compared to 1,258 Durban properties
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Value for money score
8.3/10
Location score
8.8/10
Cleanliness score
8.5/10
Room comfort score
7.2/10
Better than
96
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Overall rating:
8.4
Excellent
1,911 reviews
Cleanliness
8.5
Facilities
8.3
Location
8.8
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What travelers say they love:
All very good Breakfast and food excellent
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More about Riverside Hotel

More about Riverside Hotel

Built in 1998, aha Riverside Hotel is a distinct addition to Durban and a smart choice for travelers. The hotel lies 7 km from the city center and provides accessibility to important town facilities. Visitors to the hotel can take pleasure in touring the city's top attractions: Blue Lagoon, Umgeni River, Park Boulevard.

The facilities and services provided by aha Riverside Hotel ensure a pleasant stay for guests. A selection of top-class facilities such as free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, convenience store, daily housekeeping, gift/souvenir shop can be enjoyed at the hotel.

Aha Riverside Hotel is home to 169 bedrooms. All are tastefully furnished and many even provide such comforts as television LCD/plasma screen, mirror, separate living room, internet access – wireless, non smoking rooms. The hotel's recreational facilities, which include fitness center, sauna, golf course (within 3 km), outdoor pool, spa are designed for escape and relaxation. Superb facilities and an excellent location make the aha Riverside Hotel the perfect base from which to enjoy your stay in Durban.

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Most talked about facilities

Breakfast
26 mentions
Housekeeping
17 mentions
Food & Dining
12 mentions
Swimming Pool
3 mentions

What they offer

9.2 Exceptional
Cleanliness

"Place was up to standard, very clean."

Mandy

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September 30, 2020

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Nearest essentials

Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
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Food and dining

Breakfast options

Vegetarian

Restaurants on site

Riverside Cafe
Cuisine:International, Grill/BBQ, South African
Menu:Buffet, A-la-carte
Hops Restaurant & Bar
Cuisine:Grill/BBQ
Menu:Buffet

What's nearby

Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
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Reviews of Riverside Hotel from real guests

Overall rating
8.4
Excellent
From 1911 reviews
8.7Location
8.5Cleanliness
8.4Service
Agoda Reviews (501)Booking.com Reviews (1410)
Rating via Booking.com8.5
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10
Excellent
Cleanliness8.6
Facilities8.3
Location8.8
Room comfort and quality8.6
Service8.5
Value for money8.4
High score for Durban
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9+ Exceptional (779)
8-9 Excellent (253)
7-8 Very Good (445)
6-7 Good (156)
<6 Below Expectation (268)
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8.0
Excellent
Yenziwe
Family with young children

Cool.”

Almost everything.
I don&#39;t like the exit onto Kenneth Kaunda. It forces me to go left even when I want to go right.
Reviewed May 06, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
Leonard
Group

Exceptional”

Location and the hospitality of the stuff
🤫🤫🤫
Reviewed May 05, 2021

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5.0
Sushilla
Solo traveler

Too many conflicting information by...”

Clean
Ur reception and the manager was clueless on whether u have proper accommodation although I reserved a room.online sucessfully! Disappointing to say the least. Can u imagine travelling for hours ...
Reviewed May 05, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
Mafuna
Family with young children

Exceptional”

I loved the food at the restaurant and the service all round is always impressive.
N&#47;A
Reviewed May 04, 2021

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5.0
Mduduzi
Group

Fair”

Friendly staff
Lights at my room was giving me problems, and the WiFi was on and off...
Reviewed May 03, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
Thapi
Family with young children

Exceptional”

All was good thanks.The staff was excellent,friendly &amp; helpful. The rooms were very clean and comfortable. My kids&amp; I enjoyed our stay.
Reviewed May 03, 2021

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9.0
Exceptional
Charmaine
Group

Superb”

Very clean &amp; staff very helpfull and friendly. Breakfast buffet was excellent.
Reviewed May 02, 2021

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5.0
Helicia
Family with young children

Passable”

Live band at the riverside grill restaurant. Manager at the night shift on the 30th of April 2021 was the best. Absolutely helpful and so pleasant..
TV and phone in the room was not working. We called reception from our cellphone to the reception. The guy advised that someone will check it out in the morning for us yet we were only staying for one...
Reviewed May 02, 2021

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9.0
Exceptional
Keitumetse
Family with young children

Superb”

Breakfast
First day we ordered room service and the food was never brought to us and my children slept with empty stomach. When you request an iron either it comes after hours or we don’t get it.
Reviewed May 02, 2021

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9.0
Exceptional
Mazibuko
Group

Uncomfortable bed”

Everything was perfect 🥰💞👌
Nothing
Reviewed May 01, 2021

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9.0
Exceptional
Charmaine
Solo traveler

Superb”

Everything you need in one room. Fridge, microwave, kettle...
No cartoons on their tv lineup.
Reviewed May 01, 2021

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9.0
Exceptional
Neshrini
Family with young children

Superb”

Staff extremely helpful
Alcohol prices at bar are exorbitant
Reviewed April 29, 2021

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5.0
Zukiswa
Family with young children

It was okey”

Breakfast, horrible
oily, not tastey
Reviewed April 29, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
Nobukhosi
Family with young children

Best location and ideal for...”

Breakfast was great. All the nutritional food to kickstart a day
Nothing . Everything was on point
Reviewed April 29, 2021

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7.0
Very good
Ravin
Couple

Good”

The room sink was in poor condition.
Reviewed April 26, 2021

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9.0
Exceptional
Lerato
Couple

Superb”

Everything. Breakfast was the best. Best service from the lady who is making omelette
I asked for clothing iron but received it after 1h30min
Reviewed April 26, 2021

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9.0
Exceptional
Melane
Family with young children

Superb”

Everything about the place is exceptional.
Reviewed April 25, 2021

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8.0
Excellent
Clyde
Business traveler

Very good”

Clean, spacious room, balcony, friendly and helpful staff and security guards, good food which was well priced
beds not comfortable, broken bathroom door lock
Reviewed April 24, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
Farzana
Family with young children

Exceptional”

Everything Peaceful
Reviewed April 16, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
Slindilendlovu
Couple

Exceptional”

Every thing
Nothing at all
Reviewed April 14, 2021

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