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Riverside Hotel

3.5 of 5 620 E. Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped here for a stop over between Key West & Orlando for just one night. We were given room 1032 which is corner room on the 10th floor, over looking the river from one side of the balcony and the downtown buildings on the other side of the corner balcony. The room was quite large as was the balcony.... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Riverside Hotel over a long weekend, Wednesday, October 8th through Sunday, October 12th for a 50th high school reunion. All the staff we came in contact with were friendly, helpful and professional. Our room was in the Executive Tower with a nice view and was very spacious. The hotel is on Las Olas Blvd with lots... More

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North Carolina
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314 reviews 314 reviews
89 hotel reviews
228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was at the hotel for five days. My room was in the Executive Tower. It was spacious, clean and well furnished. The bed was very comfortable. We were on the tenth floor and never heard any disturbing noise from the hall or outside. I ate two meals at the Indigo. The food is excellent, fairly priced and the menu... More

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RiversideHotelFL, Director of Sales at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear cmcfong, Thank you for taking time to post a review of our hotel and mentioning our team members by name. We take pride in the level of service we provide and greatly appreciate your choice to do business with our establishment. We look forward to seeing you again during your next visit to Fort Lauderdale. Safe travels, Rebecca Kendig-Rohrbach More

Portimao, Portugal
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had one night in Ft Lauderdale and wanted to be in the heart of things, so we obviously chose the Riverside Hotel. It has such good reviews on Trip Advisor, most of them mentioning large rooms. Ours (#205) was minuscule, and the bathroom was tiny, with only a small glass shelf (no space for our toiletries, as the... More

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RiversideHotelFL, Director of Sales at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to share your frustrations during your visit. We are consistently striving to create experiences for our guests that exceed expectations and it appears that we fell short. I welcome you to contact me directly at rkendig@riversidehotel.com when planning your next visit to Fort Lauderdale so I can be involved in creating a much better experience... More

Kyoto, Japan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Older hotel on las Olas. The rooms are being updated gradually. Byron, our waiter at breakfast was fantastic. All the other hotel staff are also really friendly and helpful. Always stay at the Riverside when I go to Ft. Lauderdale

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Heiko D, General Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Patricia L, I loved your TripAdvisor...short and sweet. You are correct that we are about finished with our renovation and Byron at Indigo is one of our Superstars!. He loved your recognition. Come see us soon again. Warm regards, Heiko Dobrikow More

Surrey, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at this hotel on two occasions before boarding a cruise ship and have loved it both times (even though there was 8 years between visits). The location is perfect for taking the waterway boat tours or for dining and shopping on Las Olas Boulevard. The rooms are very large and beautiful. Spending an afternoon in the pool... More

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Heiko D, General Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Good Morning Maureen D, wow...a 5 star rating from you is certainly a wonderful recognition and I hope you do not wait another 8 years to visit us again. Ryan at Preston's Wine & Martini Lounge is a true gem to our company and I know he will be thrilled when I share this TripAdvisor with him. I hope to... More

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent 3 wonderful nights at the Riberside and enjoyed the trip immensely. The rooms have just finished a refresh and looked GREAT and that was combined with the top notch service I have come to expect from them. (I stay at the Riverside at least once a year for the last several years.) Also don't miss the pool as... More

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Heiko D, General Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Good Day, I truly enjoyed reading your TripAdvisor and was even more please to receive your endorsement on our newly renovated rooms. We hope to see you soon again. Have a great week, Heiko Dobrikow More

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my second year visiting the Riverside Hotel in Ft. Lauderdale. While the decor in the rooms is not what one would expect to find on Las Olas Blvd., the friendliness and stellar hospitality of the staff is something that must be expressed. From Terry and Rose at the Front Desk and their personable, yet professional approach to handling... More

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Heiko D, General Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Erin F. I can tell you that Terry, Rose, Miguel and Ryan were thrilled to receive your TripAdvisor acknowledgement and I was please to see that you had a great time. I believe you must have stayed in on of our rooms that was not yet renovated, but we are in the final phase of this project. Hope to... More

Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was recently back at one of my FAVE hotels in the USA, and this beautiful, genteel hotel continues to emanate the charm, warmth and hospitality that keeps me going back. The staff are always friendly and super efficient, especially the Concierge and Bell Desk Dept, who always knew when to be on point for calls and help with everything... More

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Heiko D, General Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon JMP1992, receiving a 5 star rating from you and being one of your favorite hotels in the USA is quite the honor. I appreciate the acknowledgement of various team members and we have posted your review in the employee cafeteria for all to see. I hope to welcome you soon again. Have a great week, Heiko Dobrikow More

34953
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you book through a third party expedia,priceline , etc. You have to still pay an incredibly high price like $150 or so a night but you will be put in The "old building" it's got character, and if better maintained, or slightly updated, could be a bit more charming. For people who appreciate vintage 1920's era places it could... More

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Heiko D, General Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Good Day flgal26, I appreciate your Trip Advisor review and you are correct that the rooms in the historical part of the hotel are smaller in size. No everybody likes the cozy "Old-Florida" style, as we are trying to maintain the character of the hotel. However our rooms in the Tower are almost double the size of the one in... More

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  • Las Olas(35)
  • Water taxi(18)
  • Pool area(7)
  • Tower rooms(5)
  • Very nice(5)
  • Older section(4)

Additional Information about Riverside Hotel

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*
Number of rooms: 217
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Riverside Fort Lauderdale

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