The Riverside Hotel Durban

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The hotel overlooks the Umgeni River and a short drive away from the city centre and the beach. With a convenient location, it is in proximity to the famous seaside resort of Umhlanga.

The aha Riverside hotel has a few room types for guests to choose from, with views of Durban. Guests staying here may dine in style at the Cafe Bali, which is decorated in earth-toned, European & South African ambience and crisp finishes, or relax with snacks and exotic cocktails at the leisure terrace next to the swimming pool.

The hotel features a total of 165 rooms that include spacious family rooms and sea-facing rooms. The Standard Rooms provide en-suite bathrooms with built-in showers as well as DSTV. All the rooms are equipped with semi self-catering facilities, which include microwave ovens, as well as bar fridges for the convenience of guests. The Deluxe Rooms and Suites provide separate shower and bath facilities.

Standard Room features:

  • Mini-bar fridge
  • DSTV
  • Direct dial telephones
  • Semi self-catering facilities in all rooms
  • Complimentary Tea/Coffee making facilities
  • Self-programming wake-up call facilities
  • Additional telephone link and AC plug point

Facilities and Services

  • Swimming pool
  • Health and beauty spa
  • Conference venues
  • Business Center
  • Internet access
  • 24-hour reception service
  • Babysitting facilities
  • Board games for hire
  • Shuttle service
  • Currency exchange facilities
  • Disabled facilities
  • Room service
  • Secure parking

Health & Beauty Spa

At the exclusive wellness centre works with the elements - earth, fire, water, metal, and wood - to provide visitors with an experience of complete enjoyment and relaxation.

Spa facilities:

  • Relaxation room with sea views
  • Spa cuisine (lunch with packages)
  • Heated hydro pool
  • Steam room
  • Herbal sauna
  • Dual hydrotherapy baths
  • Double treatment rooms
  • Ladies only treatment room with direct access from the ladies cloakroom

The conference centre at aha Riverside hotel is accessible from the lobby and offers plenty of parking for day conference delegates. The convention centre provides a variety of meeting rooms that can accommodate between 10 - 250 conference delegates.

Conference venues:

  • Pelican Suite
  • Uluwatu
  • Kintamani
  • Boardroom 1,2 & 3


The hotel offers a variety of dining venues, including the Hops Restaurant and Cafe Bali. The Cafe Bali offers world-class service and delicious meals, making it one of Durban's top dining spots while Hops Restaurant provides a more relaxed atmosphere. Mojo's Bar is the ideal venue for relaxation with a refreshing beverage.


  • Bar Fridges in Room
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Microwave
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • TV

Facilities Available at The Riverside Hotel Durban

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Conference venue
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Nearby Casino
  • Nearby golf course
  • Nearby Gym
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wellness centre
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms

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