This air-conditioned hotel comprises a total of 169 rooms, including 12 suites, 16 apartments and 2 wheelchair-accessible rooms. In the lobby there is a currency exchange desk. The hotel also has a bar, a nightclub, a restaurant, a conference room and a car park.
This hotel is located above the Umgeni River in Durban North and has unparalleled views across a magnificent green belt. There is easy access to Durban's central business district. It is 2 minutes from the Northern Freeway, leading to the Umhlanga Rocks and the Dolphin Coast. The Umgeni Bird Park is around 2.5 km away. The Westville Museum is some 12 km from the hotel, whilst Durban airport is roughly 25 km.
The unique rooms provide the comforts expected in a hotel of this category. Each carpeted room is fitted with a minibar, a kitchenette, a microwave, a small fridge, satellite/ cable TV, a direct dial telephone, an en suite bathroom with hairdryer, and Internet access/ WLAN. Further fittings include tea and coffee-making facilities and self-programmable wake-up call facilities.
Kings Park Rugby, Soccer and Swimming Stadiums are literally across the river, as are the Durban Country Club and Windsor Park Golf Course.
Breakfast is served every morning. Lunch and dinner are available as set menus and lunch may alternatively be taken à la carte.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA are accepted as methods of payment.
From Durban International Airport, as you leave the airport, turn right at the first set of traffic lights. Turn right again when you see the Durban sign. Drive straight along the freeway and take the Esplanade off-ramp. Turn left into Aliwal Street; continue straight along, Aliwal Street will become NMR Avenue and then Northway as you cross over the Umgeni (Athlone Bridge). The Riverside Hotel is situated on the right.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV