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Riverside Hotel places you next to Stranahan House and a short stroll from other popular sights like Las Olas Riverfront. This 220-room, 3.5-star hotel has 3 restaurants along with conveniences like an outdoor pool and free in-room WiFi. It's in central Fort Lauderdale and also close to Broward Center for the Performing Arts and Port Everglades.

Dining

This hotel is home to 3 onsite restaurants, perfect for a quick bite to eat. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge. Start each morning with full breakfast, available for a fee from 6:30 AM to 11:30 AM.

Rooms

All 220 air-conditioned rooms feature refrigerators, coffee makers, and safes. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and 26-inch flat-screen TVs with cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Phones, ironing boards, and desks are also available.

Property features

At Riverside Hotel, guests enjoy features like an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. Valet parking is available for USD 27 per day, and there's also limo/town car service. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include conference space, a business center, and express check-out.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Stranahan House and Las Olas Riverfront
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool

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 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Safe-deposit box at 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  

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

  • 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.

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 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • 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 hotel 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

Fees

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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