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4-star Richards Bay hotel with restaurant

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
Business center

Location

This family-friendly Richards Bay hotel is located near the beach, within 1 mi (2 km) of Alkandstrand Beach and Richards Bay Park. Boardwalk Mall and Enseleni Nature Reserve are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this hotel has an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a bar/lounge, massage/treatment rooms, and 24-hour room service.

Room Amenities

All 135 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service, and TVs with satellite channels. Premium bedding, coffee makers, and free bottled water are among the other amenities available to guests.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: ZAR 205 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 8:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 10:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Debit cards not accepted

Gloves are available to guests

Property follows sanitization practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch

Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service

Number of children who can stay free - 2

gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines.

Hotel Names

  • Protea Hotel Richards
  • Protea Richards
  • Premier Hotel Richards
  • Premier Richards
  • Premier The Richards Richards
  • Premier Hotel The Richards Hotel
  • Premier Hotel The Richards Richards Bay
  • Premier Hotel The Richards Hotel Richards Bay

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

Hotel Amenities

Property Features

Premier Hotel The Richards features an outdoor pool and a fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

This 4-star property offers access to a business center and a meeting room. Event facilities measuring 3918 square feet (364 square meters) include conference space. This family-friendly hotel also offers spa services, a terrace, and multilingual staff. For a surcharge, the property provides an airport shuttle (available on request) and an area shuttle. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Premier Hotel The Richards has designated areas for smoking.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference space
  • Business center
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Outdoor pool
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Conference space size (meters) - 364
  • Spa services on site
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3918
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Banquet hall
  • Reception hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 135
  • One meeting room
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Wedding services
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • 24-hour pool access
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Premier Hotel The Richards offers 135 accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Beds feature premium bedding. Satellite television is provided. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers and hair dryers. This Richards Bay hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Television
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Premium bedding
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Free bottled water
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Satellite TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet paper

Parking

Free self parking

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food & Drink

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 9:30 AM.

Premier Hotel The Richards has a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 3
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Massages
  • Deep tissue massage

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

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