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Riverside Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   620 E. Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
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Ranked #39 of 134 hotels in Fort Lauderdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The only thing positive about this hotel is it's location on Las Olas. It's old with smelly, dirty and cramped rooms, zero amenities and untrained staff. If you're staying in Fort Lauderdale spring for the $15 cab ride if you want to get to Las Olas, and stay at one of the much better hotels on the beach / A1A.

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RiversideHotelFL, Public Relations Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Deborah, Thank you for your feedback and we are very sorry you did not have a positive stay. We would appreciate details of your experience to be passed along to our Guest Services Manager, Michael at mdimartino@riversidehotel.com. We truly hope to see you back and hear what you think about our new renovations! Sunny Regards, Kristi Marketing Manager More

St. Thomas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Riverside is only 15 minutes from the airport. Offers much more than the airport hotels. On Las Olas, you are right in the middle of the Ft. Lauderdale scene, with many shops and restaurants. We booked a balcony room in the tower, which had views of both the New River and the Atlantic. Room was large, comfortable, and featured a... More

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DeLand, Florida, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Riverside hotel was wonderful! The hotel is beautiful and charming, our room was GREAT! We had a room on the 10th floor with a corner balcony overlooking the river. The whole room was very clean and the bathroom was huge. The staff was so helpful, friendly and welcoming! The location is right on Las Olas with easy walking to... More

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Fletcher, NC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice hotel in the heart of downtown. Very convenient to shopping and restaurants. The room and bathroom were large and comfortable and staying in the tower gave us a nice view. If the beach is a priority, this may not be the place for you. It's too far to walk. We tried to one day but after 30 minutes... More

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Dallas, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this hotel. It is so close to everything - beach is a little bit of a walk but parking is cheap if you chose to drive. Great nightlife, shopping, and overall amazing atmosphere. Room was clean. Bathroom was a little older looking, but served the purpose. There were no visible issues with plumbing. Staff was accommodating and offered... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just went down for the weekend to meet up with a couple of friends who live there, and I loved, loved, LOVED this hotel! I honestly can't say enough about it. - fantastic staff - welcoming, polite, helpful and attentive - beautiful room (I know some have had other experiences in the older section of the hotel, but mine... More

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Burton On Trent
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed on business for 2 nights. Fab location in Fort Lauderdale, right on the Main Street with all the shops, bars and restaurants. Walk out of the front of the hotel and you are right in the middle of all the action ! Only ate breakfast but it was the usual American portions......massive. Overall great value and good service

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I splurged on an Exective Tower Suite to surprise my husband for his birthday! Pricey but very nice! Huge awesome bathroom, bar area, living room, seperate bedroom with king bed, and a wrap around corner balcony! The suites are on the top floor (12) and the east one has a fantastic view of the New River and surrounding area. The... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Riverside Hotel staff are pleasant and professional. The location can't be beat either. After enjoying a stroll on Las Olas, got a great night's rest. The views from the room were lovely. Charming hotel, and I recommend their restaurant Indigo for brunch too. For the price and location, this is superb!

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a couple of nights before flying out to Mexico from FLL after a trip to Orlando. Family of four from the UK. It is ideally located for Las Olas Boulevard, the main spot for bars and restaurant in the evening, as well as for watching the yachts on the intracoastal waterway that runs behind the hotel during... More

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Address: 620 E. Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Location: United States > Florida > Fort Lauderdale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riverside Hotel 3.5*
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#23 Romantic Hotel in Fort Lauderdale #24 Family Hotel in Fort Lauderdale #36 Business Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
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