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See What Past Guests are Saying About Riverside Hotel

The Riverside Hotel has been setting the luxury standard in Fort Lauderdale since welcoming our very first traveler. While we’re proud of our awards and accolades, we take even greater pride in our guests’ feedback. If you’re considering a visit to the Riverside Hotel, please experience our hotel through the eyes of your fellow travelers by reading the hotel reviews below.

We had a corner balcony room that overlooked a gorgeous river and the city. We enjoyed it much more that a beachfront as the Riverside is in an excellent part of Ft Lauderdale and within walking distance to so many lovely shops, restaurants and the marina. Top quality room that was perfect to unwind in! 

Gail G.

Even with Covid going on this felt like a five-star vacation at Riverside Fort Lauderdale . Great room overlooking the beautiful intercoastal right on Las Olas Blvd. which is the hotspot here any type of food and clothing Super close to the beach ...everything. the most impressive part was the staff Denise, Ghenisha, Lori, Andrew (I hope I got his name right) at front desk Made everything so easy for me I hope I’m not leaving anybody out we’re just absolute delight and super helpful accommodating me as mid stay I lost my credit card and these folks really went out of their way to assist me- onto their restaurants one in house delicious (Oyster lovers paradise)! and my favorite was the hotels boathouse restaurant across the way RIGHT on the water - with a pool! Happy hour 7days a week - and delicious food! Everything I ate there was yummy. Thank you so much...I highly recommend to stay at Riverside Hotel, Las Olas! 

Blonde S.

Times are tough COVID and termites oh no. We had to have our house tented which means we had to evacuate our safe place. Riverside Hotel welcomed us with open arms (Social Distancing), including our 2 dogs. We are as comfortable as we can be and thank the staff for this.

Joanne J

We recently spent one night (Feb. 2020) at the Riverside Hotel prior to taking a cruise, and then arranged for day use and storage of our luggage while awaiting our flight back to Toronto 2 weeks later. On both occasions we had the good fortune to be attended to by Maria M. at the Front Desk.

She was the most pleasant, professional, helpful, gracious person to deal with. Perhaps she was 'just doing her job', but it was done with an abundance of joy that one rarely encounters these days. Her attentiveness and attitude were really noticed and appreciated.

The location of the hotel is perfect for the water taxi, restaurants, walking along the canals. We ate the Boathouse for lunch and had breakfast inside at the Wild Sea Grill. Both meals were excellent.

We have had the pleasure of staying at the Riverside Hotel twice now and hope to have another opportunity in the future. Thank you to your staff for starting our vacation off on such a delightful note


Stayed in the Riverside Hotel for 3 days after a cruise and had a lovely relaxing experience. The Hotel was in a great location on Las Olas Boulevard. We were upgraded to a lovely room with a balcony overlooking the waterway. The Hotel has an old world charm with lovely modern touches. There is a lovely pool and the Boathouse Restaurant is a great meeting place. The staff were very welcoming and friendly. We will definitely return

Darina M.

A beautiful hotel with a nice living room and bathroom . The room was clean and the staff was friendly . The view of the city was absolutely beautiful from the large balcony . The convenience of the wonderful Las Olas blvd was the icing on the cake . I would definitely stay there again

Angie S.

Terrific location, close to shopping and dining. Friendly staff, comfy bed, and clean well appointed rooms. Will definitely stay here again. We have already recommended it to friends heading to Fort Lauderdale 

Richard S.

I love this hotel and the staff. The food is better than outstanding. Judith was my server and I love the positive attitude she has every morning I see her. The food is always right and Judith makes sure of it. I never had any problems from this hotel. Always a pleasure to stay at the Riverside hotel. Ask for Judith to be your server 

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