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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with full-service spa and restaurant


This family-friendly Durban hotel is located on a river, within 1 mi (2 km) of Beachwood Mangroves Nature Reserve, Umgeni River Bird Park, and Windsor Park Golf Course. Durban Country Club and ABSA Stadium are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Hotel Features

Along with a full-service spa, this hotel has a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Self parking is free. Other amenities include 2 bars/lounges, a health club, and a poolside bar.

Room Amenities

All 169 rooms feature kitchenettes with refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and satellite TV. Room service, coffee makers, and in-room massages are among the other amenities available to guests.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Three Cities Riverside Hotel features an outdoor pool and a health club. The hotel offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge.

This 4-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities include a conference center and conference space. This family-friendly hotel also offers a spa tub, a sauna, and a steam room. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and an area shuttle. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Three Cities Riverside Hotel has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference center 
  • Conference space 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free self parking 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Sauna 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 169 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1998 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Kitchenette  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( 55 ZAR ), Wired high-speed internet ( 55 ZAR )


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Kitchenette 
  • Microwave 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge and served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Riverside Cafe - This restaurant is located by the pool. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Mojos - This poolside restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Hops - This pub serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club, a sauna, and a steam room.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

Riverside Spa has 7 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. The spa is equipped with a sauna. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy.

  • Number of treatment rooms 7 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


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

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

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.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: ZAR 145 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: ZAR 55 (rates may vary)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: ZAR 55 (rates may vary)
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

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

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