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Riverside Hotel

3.5 of 5 620 E. Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
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  • Location
    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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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great hotel and good location. Unfortunately half the hotel was being refurbished. Cue smell of paint and workmen all around. However great bar lovely pool and super location for shopping and eating within walking distance.

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Michael D, Guest Relations Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear RobertJT, We appreciate you taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay at our hotel. Indeed we have recently completed a refresh of our guest rooms and hallways and the end result is truly magnificent. We're looking forward to welcoming you back so that you may experience our finished product for yourself! Happy Holidays, Michael DiMartino More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

5 star or above all employees are 6 star Carlos and ladies are very best in hospitality world. You deserve much higher rating. We moved to plantation and miss all but saw rating and felt I must help rating as yours is very very unfair. We have spent our lives in hospitality and feel we are still amateur s but... More 

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Michael D, Guest Relations Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear BobJoness, Wow! Thank you for such a great review. Feedback such as yours truly makes all the difference, and we appreciate your recognition. I know Carlos and the others in the lounge are smiling a little brighter today because of your comments. We hope to see you again very soon! Happy Holidays, Michael DiMartino More 

Maryville, Tennessee
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel, very clean and the staff was very friendly. There is no vanity, just a pedestal sink and small shelf and no mirror in the room just in the bathroom. Great location, close to everything, riverwalk, stores, restaurants, beach.

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Michael D, Guest Relations Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear TerryP, We appreciate your feedback & thank you for your review. We pride ourselves on our cleanliness & service and are always working to improve our guests experience. Your feedback regarding the vanity & mirror has been forwarded to our Engineering team and we will be using that to explore options to correct these issues. We hope you'll be... More 

Arlington, Virginia
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever I visit Fort Lauderdale, I always stay at the Riverside Hotel, located on E. Las Olas Blvd, a street of shops and restaurants. I just find it more interesting than the beach, particularly after dark. I just stayed there in early December, and it was already beautifully decorated for Christmas. Good food, friendly staff, heated pool. I'm deducting one... More 

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Michael D, Guest Relations Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear GregLee7, Thank you for sharing your review with other travelers on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your feedback and for choosing us as your home away from home while in Fort Lauderdale. I agree, the offerings along Las Olas & Riverfront are very appealing and are a pleasant alternative to the beach. I'm also glad you enjoyed our decorations! We're always... More 

Cape Coral, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed one night at the Riverside Hotel this month. I was not in the tower but the room I had was clean and comfortable, however small. The hotel has several areas to have a drink or eat dinner. Making it really nice if you want a night cap. They have a parking garage and you can self park for... More 

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Michael D, Guest Relations Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cheryl46, Thank you for your review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope that you will visit us again soon! Happy Holidays, Michael DiMartino More 

Coral Springs, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and i attended my company holiday party hear last night and stayed overnight. We were blown away with this beautiful historic hotel! Very very well maintained and staff is very attentive and helpful. Our room was very spacious and clean. We were in the tower on the 11th floor and had a great view of the New River,... More 

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Michael D, Guest Relations Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Tander-Jr, Thank you for such a glowing review! I'm pleased to hear that your experience with us exceeded your expectations! We look forward to welcoming you back soon and appreciate you sharing your feedback with other travelers on TripAdvisor. Happy Holidays, Michael DiMartino More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had my wedding at the Riverside Hotel and everything was amazing. Jessica King was our MVP for coordinating everything prior and leading the way during. We used the riverside patio on the river for the ceremony; the outside terrance on the 8th floor for the cocktail hour; and the adjoining room for the party. Everything flowed perfectly and smoothly.... More 

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Michael D, Guest Relations Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear TheWeinstein23, Congratulations on your wedding! We're honored to have been a part of your special day. Jessica certainly is one of our MVP's and I've shared your review with her and the rest of the team. Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience. We hope you'll visit us again soon! All the best, Michael DiMartino More 

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently had my sons wedding at the Riverside Hotel, we couldn't have chosen a more perfect venue. Jessica King, our amazing, talented and understanding wedding coordinator was a blessing! She made our event just as special as the bride and groom are. The staff at the hotel were very professional and friendly. Debbie, the catering manager, transfomed the ballroom... More 

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Michael D, Guest Relations Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear SKW23, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor. Congratulations on your sons wedding! I'm so glad to hear your experience was magical. Debbie, Jessica, & the rest of the team were thrilled to receive your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you & your family back to the Riverside in the future. Sunny regards,... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pre booked a room online for a three day stay stray prior to our cruise Chose this hotel based on internet reviews Driving up the Hotel , we were a little discouraged ... hotel appeared to be rundown and shabby After check in we completely changed our opinion Interior was very clean, room was great, overall impressions ... an old,... More 

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

Dear Buhhda, Thank you for taking time to post comments regarding your experience on TripAdvisor. Our team is pleased to read what a great experience you had here with us and we look forward to your next visit. Sunny Regards, Rebecca Kendig-Rohrbach Director of Sales & Marketing More 

Fort Lauderdale, FL
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our son's wedding ceremony and reception at The Riverside Hotel this past weekend. From the accommodations, valet, receptionists at the front desk, food and especially Jessica King it was 5 star all the way. Jessica was amazing at the details and planning of the ceremony and reception. She was a calming force in our moments of anxiety. We... More 

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

Dear Sugarpye, Thank you for taking time to post comments about your experience with our team. We take a lot of pride in the service that we provide for special events and we are so pleased to hear how wonderful of a day you had with us. It was a beautiful wedding and the weather could not have been better.... More 

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

Additional Information about Riverside Hotel

Address: 620 E. Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
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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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Also Known As:
Riverside Fort Lauderdale
Hotel Style:
#17 Romantic Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
#18 Business Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
#18 Family Hotel in Fort Lauderdale

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