Riverside Hotel is a classic ballroom wedding venue located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The venue is versatile with indoor and outdoor spaces for both ceremony and reception. They strive to provide couples with everything couples need to make their wedding vision a reality. Located near the beautiful Fort Lauderdale beaches, Port Everglades, and is conveniently within close proximity to the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. With luxury facilities, couples and guests are sure to enjoy their time at Riverside Hotel.
With amenities at the hotel and nearby, guests have the ability to relax and enjoy their stay during the big wedding weekend. Tables, gold Chiavari chairs, flatware and glassware, linens, and napkins are provided for catering services. Setup and clean up are provided by the venue, along with valet parking for every guests' convenience. A dancefloor, lighting and sound systems are all available to entertain you and your guests. In addition to hosting your ceremony and reception at Riverside Hotel, couples may also use the hotel to host their engagement party and bridal shower.
Facilities and Capacity
With eight event spaces available, couples can host a maximum of 250 guests at Riverside Hotel. Palms and lush Florida foliage provide a serene ambiance on the New River Patio. The Himmarshee Ballroom provides a luxurious charm perfect for every couple who dreams of a little elegance on their wedding day. The Skyline Terrace is attached to the Himmarshee Ballroom and offers amazing views of the river and city skyline to the ocean. As a hotel, Riverside Hotel offers accommodations for couples and their guests. Each of the 231 rooms offers gorgeous views with comfortable and modern amenities. Rooms from classic standard to executive king are available, with a range of room styles in between. ADA-compliant rooms are also available, so there is a perfect space for every couple and guest to stay.
In-house catering and bar services are provided by the Wild Sea Oyster Bar and Grille. The diverse menu means there is something for every guest to enjoy for their meal while preparing to dance the night away.
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Riverside Hotel is a beautiful and unique setting for a wedding or special event. In fact, we celebrated our honeymoon night there 23 years ago. The staff was friendly and the food was delicious. There's a beautiful balcony in the old wing that overlooks Las Olas Boulevard.
One of the top wedding venues in Ft. Lauderdale. The staff is friendly & accomodating, the food & service is tops....
The Riverside Hotel is one of our favorite locations!! With such an beautiful and unique location paired with a top notch catering department you will find the best choice for any event at The Riverside Hotel.
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What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Riverside Hotel?
- Clean Up
- Event Planning
- Set Up
At Riverside Hotel, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
- Cake Cutting
- Wedding Cake
At Riverside Hotel, what does the bar service starting price include?
- House Liquor
- House Wine
- Open Bar
- Signature Drink
What are the most important characteristics of Riverside Hotel in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Riverside Hotel for wedding events?
- Covered Outdoor
- Uncovered Outdoor
What kind of wedding events does Riverside Hotel offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
What services does Riverside Hotel offer for wedding events?
- Catering Services
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Get Ready Rooms
- Lighting / Sound
- Set Up
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