A Modern Budget Hotel
The Riviera Hotel is a modern attractively decorated low budget tourist hotel offering excellent value and friendly efficient service.

The Riviera Hotel is ideally located at the edge of Durban's CBD, opposite Durban Bay, International Yacht Harbour , BAT Cultural and Entertainment Centre ,Wilson's Wharf,and Catalina Live Theatre. The hotel is only a 40 minute drive from the new King Shaka International Airport ,10 minute drive to the International Convention Centre. ,uShaka Marine World, Sun Coast Casino and Entertainment complex and Durban's main beaches.

The 66 hotel rooms, mostly sea facing, are fully carpeted, have colour TV (SABC,ETV stations), ceiling fans and en-suite shower and toilet or bath and toilet.

A number of Standard Harbour facing Rooms now have DSTV channels- Mnet ,Movie 1,and SPORT 1,2,3,and 4. Premium Budget Rooms are also available with air conditioning, plus flat screen TV's with Mnet, Movie 1 and Supersport channels 1,2,3,4 (from DSTV) and some rooms with a balcony are available.

Family rooms, accommodating two adults and two small children are also available.



The Busters Diner restaurant located on the ground floor has a menu to cater for a wide range of tastes and ample seating for those who enjoy the bustle of the Esplanade and International Yacht Harbour across the road.

Services and Facilities:

  • Access to fax, e-mail and internet during office hours by prior arrangement.
  • Wi fi available in restaurant, lounge, conference room and some hotel rooms - 30 minutes/50MB free per day
  • Internet/email available on dedicated guest computer
  • Undercover secure parking adjoining the hotel at reasonable rates
  • Lock up safe facilities on premises /personal room safes in some rooms
  • Small conference/meeting room (30pax)

Since our hotel is very popular and so heavily booked, an advance booking is essential. Reservations are only confirmed on receipt of an advance payment which can be arranged simply by contacting our 24 hour reception.

  • air conditioner (some units)
  • boat / marine slipway (within 5km)
  • DSTV in communal area
  • lock-up safe
  • parking off-site
  • restaurant onsite
  • shark cage diving (less than 10km)