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100% (5 member ratings) "Evokes a time bygone" -- Fodor's

Riverside Hotel

Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Enjoy great views of the water and lively neighborhood from this historic hotel, built in 1936
  • Wi-Fi is complimentary
  • The palm-shaded pool offers a quiet oasis with food service
  • Two restaurants and two lounges are on-site, as well as many more in the acclaimed Las Olas Boulevard area
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100% (5 member ratings)

4.2Value for Money


620 East Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301
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The original tower of the Riverside Hotel has stood proudly under the Florida sun since 1936, although the hotel has grown and modernized since then.

Guest rooms have complimentary Wi-Fi and windows that open. Take a dip in the palm-shaded pool or kick back in a lounger; food service by the pool is also available. Keep up with workouts while traveling at the on-site fitness center. 

Fort Lauderdale beach is a short distance from the hotel's Las Olas Boulevard location, which is also home to restaurants ranging in price and style, as well as upscale shopping and galleries. Or stay at the hotel and dine at the Wild Sea Oyster Bar and Grille or the Indigo Restaurant, specializing in American fare. Two lounges are also on-site. 

From the Press:
  • "On Las Olas Boulevard, just steps from boutiques, restaurants, and art galleries, Fort Lauderdale's oldest hotel (circa 1936) evokes a time bygone with historical photos gracing hallways, and guest rooms outfitted with antique oak furnishings, ornamental palm trees, and a bold tropical color palette with a Tommy Bahama throwback flair" -- Fodor's


  • Bar
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Hair-dryer
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Valet service (fees apply)
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


  • Pets allowed


  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details

  • Pets allowed Check-in time starts at 3pm Check-out time is 11am

    You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

    Know Before You Go

    • 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.


    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.

Getting there

The Fort Lauderdale International Airport is approximately 12 minutes away by car. Taxi fare will be approximately $15. 


  • 620 East Las Olas Boulevard
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301
  • United States

Customer Service

Prefer to book over the phone?

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3564 9000

M-F, 8am-9pm

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