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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Other than Oceanfront, you cannot get a better location. On the west end of Las Olas next to Cheesecake Factory and restaurant row. It's an older hotel but still a bit Grand with tons of character. Check in is always fast. I stay here often. My only complaint are the beds in the tower rooms. Kind of old and springy... More 

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

Hi R V, Thank you for your loyalty, and for taking a moment to share your recent experience with other travelers. We're thrilled to hear you find our property and location satisfactory for your visits to the area! It doesn't get better than Las Olas Boulevard! I'm disappointed to hear that our bedding package did not meet your expectations. Please... More 

Ontario
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60 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful historical hotel in a trendy neighbourhood with good local shops ready to make deals and cute restaurants. Trolley service to beach that was cheap and handy. More quiet location then just on the beach though relatively easy access to it. Beautiful yachts drove by us on river. Many weddings were held here the weekend we stayed. Staff were friendly... More 

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

Hi JusSilvag, From strolling down Las Olas Boulevard, to taking the Sun Trolley to the beach, and enjoying the yachts along the New River it sure sounds like you had the ultimate Fort Lauderdale experience! While we're so pleased to hear our hotel, neighborhood, and staff met your expectations I am disappointed to learn of your experience during check in.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at Riverside for 3 nights while on business in Fort Lauderdale and stayed in a classic room. The room was spacious and hotel was quiet in the evening. Enjoyed the live piano music during happy hour the most. The staff was friendly and helpful. Overall, I would recommend this hotel for anyone wanting to be close to the action... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the wonderful review and great feedback! I agree, the live music in our lobby & our extended Happy Hour makes for the perfect evening in! We're so happy to hear you found our Team Members friendly and helpful and that you'd recommend Riverside Hotel to family and friends. We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a local and this is the first time I stay at Riverside Hotel and it was very nice. The room was clean and comfortable, and the lobby had a great Seafood restaurant. When walking into the hotel you are greeted with smiles and cheers.

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Thank letitride51
Michael D, Guest Relations Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Hi letitride51, Wow! What a great review - short & sweet! We're so happy to hear you found our accommodations clean and comfortable, got a chance to enjoy a meal at Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grille, and experienced our signature brand of hospitality and service. We can't wait to welcome you back again! Sunny regards, Michael DiMartino More 

Grand Bahama Island
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74 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have stayed in this hotel before. But, it was in the new tower. Perfectly satisfied. This stay, I stayed in the original part of this historic hotel. The entire wing, from the walkway to the elevator and then the room smelled of mold. It was dank and damp. I asked the front desk about the dreadful conditions and while... More 

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Thank KarenClarke5
Michael D, Guest Relations Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Hi KarenClarke5, Thank you for sharing your candid review with other travelers on TripAdvisor.com. We appreciate your loyalty in returning to Riverside, and are disappointed to learn of the experience you've described. We'd like to talk to you further about your stay. Kindly reach out to me at your convenience. I may be reached directly at mdimartino@riversidehotel.com or by phone... More 

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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love, love, love this hotel!!! Its more upscale than I'm used to. However, the staff are not stuffy or snobbish. They are warm and friendly. Just about every one says hello. I celebrated my 50th birthday weekend in Ft Lauderdale/Miami and I had an absolute ball. Ilonia (hope I'm spelling it right) is the ultimate professional. She was our... More 

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Thank Yoli910
Michael D, Guest Relations Manager at Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Yoli910, Happy Belated Birthday! We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent experience with us! Ilonia, and the rest of the team were so thrilled with your feedback! We hope to celebrate with you again soon! Cheers, Michael DiMartino More 

Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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248 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at The Riverside again, this time for a concert at The Parker Playhouse. The hotel is extremely convenient for this venue as well as the Broward Center. We chose to upgrade to a balcony room, which was definitely worth the extra money. The room is big and has all the necessary amenities. This time around, the parking was... More 

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

Hi Steven S, Thank you for your loyalty! We're thrilled to hear you found our location convenient to your needs, and look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Sunny regards, Michael DiMartino More 

Winter Garden, Florida
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This looks like a boutique hotel when you arrive, but actually has a higher rise section behind the arrival area. Very pretty with its original character preserved. Lots of nice touches like live piano music from a baby grand in the lobby each evening, a beautiful lushly shaded outdoor lounge. The pool is across the street. Large with plenty of... More 

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

Hi sabinefiloni, Wow! Thank you for the 5 star review! We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience and can't wait to welcome you back! Please accept our sincere apologies for the housekeeping issues you mentioned. Rest assured your comments have been relayed to the appropriate team members for review. Safe travels, Michael DiMartino More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our stay here! Location is the reason why we picked this hotel, it's right in the middle of everything!! Restaurants, bars, clubs, cafes, art galleries all within walking distance. Great choice for our short stay. Room was presented beautifully and very clean! We will come back to stay next time we're in town.

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

Hi Kim M, We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your recent experience at Riverside Hotel! Whether it's the great restaurants and galleries along Las Olas Boulevard, or our comfortable guest rooms and outstanding service, Riverside Hotel is always a great choice when in Fort Lauderdale. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Sunny regards, Michael DiMartino More 

Winter Park, Florida
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49 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Location of this Hotel was why we chose it. It is not on the beach but close to it by a trolley ride or drive. However, It is right in the middle of all the action on trendy Las Olas Blvd. There are several bars and several restaurants in the hotel. But, If you go 50 feet in either... More 

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

Hi annsouth, Thank you for taking the time to share your review with the travel community! We're thrilled you enjoyed your experience and appreciate the 5 star review. We hope you'll be back again soon! Safe travels, Michael DiMartino More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Wild Sea
Wild Sea
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • 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
Location: United States > Florida > Broward County > Fort Lauderdale
Price Range: $149 - $322 (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:
#12 Family Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
#20 Business Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
#21 Romantic Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
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