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Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booked here due to the prime location on Las Olas blvd. where all the shops and restaurants are. Only stayed 2 nights before getting on our cruise but had had enough by then. First room they gave us was on first floor near the stairs and the amount of noise coming up from the bar was ridiculous. It sounded like...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

To me this hotel is just average. I gave it four stars because I got a great rate. If I would have had my same room as the published rate I would have knocked it down to three. There were things that I really liked about this hotel and things that I thought needed some attention. I'll start with what...

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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Riverside the night before our cruise. This is a cool old hotel close to restaurants and shopping. Plus it is about a 2 mile walk to the beach. We enjoyed the walk looking at all of the cool homes and boats on the inter-coastal and then took a quick walk on the beach...

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Omar T, Front Office Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear StaceyHKC, Thank you for your most recent visit to our Beautiful Riverside Hotel Fort Lauderdale. We are truly delighted to have had you as our guest and to hear that you enjoyed your pre-cruise experience. Our property offers lots of amenities and the attractions and Las Olas and around the general area makes it even much more fun. We...

Amherst, NY
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the hotel on March 17, 2017, with all 3 rooms in the "Executive Tower". Our first impression set the tone for our one night stay, thanks to Desmond Washington (front desk) & his friendly, helpful service! Desmond offered suggestions for dining, transportation & what to do while we were there. He suggested breakfast at the hotel which...

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Omar T, Front Office Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Crusinurse, Thank you for choosing The Riverside Hotel Fort Lauderdale as your hotel of choice. We are delighted to hear of your most amazing experience regarding our location, the hotel in general and most importantly the Friendly and Gracious services provided by Desmond at the Front Desk. Desmond does a wonderful job in ensuring our guest leaves with a...

Palm Coa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

First the Pros: the Location is spot on. If you can't find something to do on Las Olas then that's a problem. Great places to eat even on a budget and great unique places to shop! If you don't feel like leaving the hotel they have a nice bar and restaurant downstairs with fresh seafood! Hotel staff at front desk...

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Omar T, Front Office Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear LJProvencher, I am emailing you regarding your recent stay at The Riverside Hotel Fort Lauderdale. Please accept our apologies for your entire experience not being as refreshing as you had expected due to the hotel room condition. Please note that this is not the kind of service that we have been known to provide and we regret you leaving...

Middleton, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent our last night in Fort Lauderdale here on March 17th. It is really confusing to know where to go, to get into the hotel for the lobby. Parking must be done by valet and it is costly - $30 - no other options. No bell service looking to help us with our bags at all. We got checked...

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Omar T, Front Office Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marlene S, I am emailing you regarding your recent experience at The Riverside Hotel Fort Lauderdale. Having read your email, I must apologize for your experience not being as delightful as you had expected de to the situations you cited. Please note that your feedback is important to us as this is a gift and we will ensure all...

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is a lovely hotel that is in a easy to negotiate and enjoy area. There is an old section and a newer tower section. We stayed in the tower as the room has queen size beds in this area. The decor throughout the hotel was reminiscent of old Florida. The hotel itself has several bars and restaurants. Piano bar...

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Omar T, Front Office Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bettydollar, Thank you for choosing to visit the Riverside Hotel Fort Lauderdale and that you for your review. It is quite refreshing to hear of your " Simply Lovely", experience. Our property is extremely amazing and we are truly delighted to hear that we exceeded all your expectations. We look forward to your many future travels. Best Regards, Omar

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel is incredibly charming, nestled right in the heart of Las Olas. The lobby and grounds are small, but gives you that "Old Florida feel". Both restaurants in the hotel are tasty, and we enjoyed grabbing a beer at the small pub before a night out. The beach is about 2 miles down the road. We stayed in a...

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Omar T, Front Office Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kristine R, Thank for you your most recent visit to The Riverside Hotel Fort Lauderdale. It was our absolute pleasure to have had the opportunity to serve you as our loyal guest. We are definitely the Hotel to visit here in beautiful Las Olas, Fort Lauderdale and look forward to hosing you on your many future visits. Please come...

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This historic hotel on Las Olas Blvd. is a gem. I love staying here along the river. Very clean and comfy. Nice restaurant with outdoor seating and live music some evenings. Very nice rooms and comfy beds. Go!

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Omar T, Front Office Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear manx04, Thank you for your recent visit to The Riverside Hotel Fort Lauderdale and thank you for your review as well as your loyalty to our property. Our Team does a wonderful job of ensuing our hotel is kept in the best possible shape and we are happy to know we lived up to your expectations. We look forward...

Maryland, USA
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location on Las Olas is great if you wish to take advantage of the downtown restaurants, bars and shops---you can walk to them all. It's a very nice, active area. It's a bit of a hike to the ocean by shuttle or car. The rooms are fine, but not luxurious. Our room had a bad view, but we weren't...

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Omar T, Front Office Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear msserene, I am emailing your recent experience at the Riverside Hotel. We are delighted that you have selected our hotel as your place of choice. It is always refreshing to hear these wonderful stories from our guest as we do value your feedback. We do hope that you will visit us during our off season so that we can...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Wild Sea
Wild Sea
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Riverside Hotel

Address: 620 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-2287
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Fort Lauderdale
Price Range: $185 - $404 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riverside Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 217
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Also Known As:
Riverside Fort Lauderdale
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
#20 Romantic Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
#20 Business Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask to be in the tower and request a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles HappytoGo, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The tower rooms are newer and larger than the original building.”
 of 5 bubbles kristiner369, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a river view.”
 of 5 bubbles msserene, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“tower, river view.”
 of 5 bubbles FrancescaCC, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If high season visit-grab your space early. This htl is a fav for repeat travelers!!”
 of 5 bubbles Hereigoagain2014, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
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