Riverside Hotel, Durban North – Coronavirus measures

To our valued guests, conference delegates & visitors to The Riverside Hotel, Durban North;

In light of recent developments and the directive issued from the Office of the President, we would like to reassure you that we are committed to the wellbeing of our guests and employees.

In summary of the directives;

Gatherings of more than 100 people are prohibited.

The Riverside Hotel Business Centre offers 5 meeting rooms that best suit smaller groups (8 pax up to amaximum of 80 pax). Video conferencing facilities are available to include “off-site delegates”.

Seating arrangements in our Business Centre meeting rooms will conform with social distancing principles.

The Riverside Hotel and Business Centre is centrally located in Durban North and yet removed from the“high population density” areas (such as Gateway/Umhlanga and Durban Beachfront)

Businesses are called upon to take measures to intensify hygiene control.

Hand sanitizers have been placed in our Hotel Reception, Business Centre, Restaurant area and ablutions for general use. Sanitised “wet wipes” are also be available for general use.

All staff are instructed to diligently sanitize their hands throughout the day

Security staff at our car park sanitize all entrance cards before use

We have enhanced protective measures and upgraded our operational procedures in our kitchen to minimise risk

Our cleaning staff have been fully briefed to focus on areas such as door handles, hand rails and any surface where the spread of the virus may be more likely

Microphones and shared equipment are wiped down after each use

Calling on everyone to take various personal measures as previously stated (hygiene, elbow greetings, etc.).

We are actively encouraging our guests to do the following:

DO wash hands before entering conference/meeting rooms,

DO NOT greet each other with a handshake or a hug,

DO NOT attend any events if sick, have been sick or have a fever. Event organisers are asked to please be vigilant around the health of guests and delegates

We will keep you updated as the current situation unfolds, but please feel free to contact us should you have any queries.

Regards, Management and Staff – The Riverside Hotel, Durban North