Get an overview of this hotelDowntown Fort Lauderdale Hotel with International Charm

With a stay at Riverside Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Fort Lauderdale, steps from Seldom Seen Gallery and Stranahan House.

This hotel is within close proximity of Cinema Paradiso and Broward County Library.

Make yourself at home in one of the 220 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Enjoy recreational amenities such as an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Grab a bite at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a business center, and limo/town car service.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This Fort Lauderdale hotel offers a desirable Las Olas Boulevard address, with shopping, entertainment, and nightlife right outside.

Outside the Riverside Hotel's lobby, a small garden thick with tall tropical plantings contains benches and a burbling fountain, creating a cool setting for intimate conversation.

The hotel has 11,000 square feet of meeting space as well as business services such as faxing, copying, typing, and audiovisual support. The business center is open 24 hours. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in the main lobby. A fitness center is available.

Secure covered parking is available (surcharge.) The Riverside Hotel is entirely nonsmoking.

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Concierge services 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Conference space 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Total number of rooms - 220 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Year Built 1936 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Indigo Restaurant - Inventive menu creations, fine cordials, and an exclusive wine list. The sommelier will recommend pairings. Indoor dining and al fresco seating along Las Olas Boulevard.

The Golden Lyon Vintage Pub - Bar featuring live entertainment Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights.

Preston’s Wine & Martini Bar – Located in a tropical courtyard, this lounge offers guests a comfortable oasis with piano music. It is open daily from 5 PM to 11 PM.

Room service is available during limited hours. The menu includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner.


Start your morning with a full breakfast, available each day from 6:30 AM to 11:30 AM for a surcharge. Room service is available during limited hours.

Nearby Things to Do

This Fort Lauderdale hotel is on the New River, and the swimming pool and sundeck have views of yacht traffic on the waterway. The ocean is 2.5 miles away, and there guests may find vendors offering water sports rentals and other beach activities.

The recreational activities listed below are available at or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75.00 per stay
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No cribs (infant beds) available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 27 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 75.00 per stay
  • Late check-out fee: USD 75.00
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15.00 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.

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