Riverside Conference Centre

The Riverside Conference Centre is ideally situated directly opposite the front entrance to the hotel ensuring Durban conference delegates staying at the hotel have easy access to their rooms should they so require.

For day delegates there is plenty of secure parking within the hotel grounds and with the hotel being so centrally located it allows for easy access no matter where the delegates are traveling from.

The Riverside Hotel has a 500kVA Generator which ensures an uninterrupted power supply to our Conference Centre and the entire hotel complex.

The Riverside Conference Centre offers 6 venues for conferences, business meetings and functions, made up of several conference rooms with the largest, The Pelican Suite seating up to 250 delegates, down to the smallest boardrooms of which there are four, each of which seat up to 10 delegates in boardroom seating. These boardrooms are ideal as breakaway rooms.

Our event venues have the following seating plans:

riverside confrence centre
Room seating plans: Cinema: 250, School Room: 170, U-shape: 80, Banquet: 160

Adjacent to the Hotel, at the Riverside Conference Centre is the Pelican Suite, which can be broken down into 3 separate venues

PELICAN 1/2/3:
Room seating plans: Cinema: 70, School Room: 50, U-shape: 30, Banquet: 50

Room seating plans: Cinema: 20, School Room: 15, U-shape: 10, Banquet: 20

Room seating plans: Cinema: 50, School Room: 30, U-shape: 20, Banquet: 30

Room seating plans: Cinema: 120, School Room: 80, U-shape: 50, Banquet: 80

Full Day Conference Rate from R 475 per delegate
Half Day Conference Rate from R 450 per delegate

Conference Package includes:

-Venue hire
– Notepads, pens, mints and water
– State of the art AV
– Data projector, data screens and flipcharts
– Free high speed Wi-Fi
– Free on-site parking for 170 vehicles
– Venue has a 500kVA Generator
– Arrival tea, coffee, muffins or pastries
– Midmorning tea, coffee and refreshments
– Afternoon tea, coffee and refreshments
– Buffet lunch with soft drink



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    Conveniently located in Durban North, The Riverside Business Centre is a mere 8 minutes from the Durban CBD (6 km away), 13 minutes from Umhlanga (11 km away) and 20 minutes from King Shaka International Airport (27 km).

    Easy access via the M4 offers a direct link between the Beachfront, the CBD, Umhlanga and King Shaka Airport.

    GPS co-ordinates:
    29°48’25.95″S /31° 1’55.41″E

    We are close to the following suburbs in Durban: Riverside, Umgeni Park, Durban North, Virginia, Glenashley, La Lucia, La Lucia Ridge, Umhlanga Rocks, Umhlanga Ridge, Prestondale, Glen Hills, Sunningdales, Somerset Park, Mt Edgecombe, Phoenix, Morningside, Musgrave, North Beach