4.3 out of 5

A stay at Riverside Hotel places you in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, steps from Stranahan House and close to Cinema Paradiso.

This hotel is within close proximity of Intracoastal Waterway and Broward County Library.

Make yourself at home in one of the 229 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 2 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.

Property Features

Riverside Hotel offers its guests an outdoor pool and a fitness center. There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet.

A business center and limo/town car service are available. Multilingual staff, gift shops/newsstands, and concierge services are also featured at the business-friendly Riverside Hotel. Parking is available for a fee.

This 3.5-star Fort Lauderdale hotel is smoke free.

  • 229 guestrooms or units
  • 2 buildings
  • 2 dining venues
  • Built in 1936
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Concierge
  • Gift shop
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

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

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Riverside Hotel offers 229 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. 26-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Fort Lauderdale hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 11:30 AM.

This hotel has 2 restaurants on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Breakfast

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 

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15.00 per stay.

Pets

  • Pets: USD 75.00 per stay
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the 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
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Riverside
  • Riverside Fort Lauderdale
  • Riverside Hotel
  • Riverside Hotel Fort Lauderdale

You should know

Children 18 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding. Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation. Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your 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.