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Overview of Premier Hotel The Richards

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Terrace/Patio
Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board

3.7/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Explore the area

    Popular LocationAlkandstrand Beach15 min walk
    Popular LocationRichards Bay Park18 min walk
    Popular LocationBoardwalk Mall8 min drive
    AirportRichards Bay (RCB)14 min drive

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  • Standard Room, 2 Twin Beds

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsStandard Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Suite, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • 431 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuite, 1 King Bed
  • Executive Room, Non Smoking

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 323 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsExecutive Room, Non Smoking
  • Executive Room, 2 Twin Beds

    Room amenities

    • 323 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsExecutive Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Standard Double Room, Non Smoking

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsStandard Double Room, Non Smoking

About this area

Richards Bay

Located in Richards Bay, Premier Hotel The Richards is near the beach. Shoppers can check out Boardwalk Mall, while everyone can enjoy the natural beauty of Alkandstrand Beach and Richards Bay Park. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and snorkeling nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with mountain biking and skydiving.
Visit our Richards Bay travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Alkandstrand Beach - 15 min walk
  • Richards Bay Park - 18 min walk
  • Boardwalk Mall - 8 min drive
  • Enseleni Nature Reserve - 17 min drive
  • Tusk Umfolozi Casino - 21 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportRichards Bay (RCB) - 14 min drive

Restaurants

  • Mojito's — 5 min drive
  • The Hot Spot Food Fusion — 5 min drive
  • Domino's Pizza — 7 min drive
  • McDonald's — 7 min drive
  • KFC — 8 min drive

About this property

Premier Hotel The Richards

Family-friendly hotel with restaurant and outdoor pool
Along with a restaurant, this hotel has an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a bar/lounge, massage/treatment rooms, and 24-hour room service. All 135 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service, and TVs with satellite channels. Premium bedding, coffee makers, and free bottled water are among the other amenities available to guests.
Premier Hotel The Richards offers 135 accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Beds feature premium bedding. Satellite television is provided. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers and hair dryers.

This Richards Bay hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

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

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. There are 3 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages and massages.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry sanitization guidelines of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–9:30 AM: ZAR 205 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 24-hour pool access
  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa services

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • In-room child care (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Zulu

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Business center
  • Conference space (3918 square feet)

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 3 treatment rooms
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage/treatment rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Satellite channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: ZAR 205 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property 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.

Property is also known as

Protea Hotel Richards
Protea Richards
Premier Hotel Richards
Premier Richards
Premier The Richards Richards
Premier Hotel The Richards Hotel
Premier Hotel The Richards Richards Bay
Premier Hotel The Richards Hotel Richards Bay

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Premier Hotel The Richards and receive a full refund?
Yes, Premier Hotel The Richards offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Premier Hotel The Richards cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Premier Hotel The Richards?
As of Dec 2, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Premier Hotel The Richards on Dec 5, 2020 start from $45, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Premier Hotel The Richards have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool. Pool access is available 24 hours a day.
Is Premier Hotel The Richards pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Premier Hotel The Richards?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Premier Hotel The Richards?
Check-in is from 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Premier Hotel The Richards?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Does Premier Hotel The Richards provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Premier Hotel The Richards located?
This family-friendly Richards Bay hotel is located near the beach, within 1 mi (2 km) of Alkandstrand Beach and Richards Bay Park. Boardwalk Mall and Enseleni Nature Reserve are also within 9 mi (15 km).
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3.9/5

Cleanliness

3.7/5

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Amenities

3.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

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Good stay
The overall experience was really good. The only downside was that there was a bug that crawled on my face while I was sleeping.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

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Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Awesome, Reception staff was friendly, room was clean... Thank you
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
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Excellent but no breakfast buffet.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

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Happy guest
Had an awesome stay, the service is great and staff is very helpful & friendly. Would recommend it to anyone and everyone visiting NRB
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019