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Venues in Fort Lauderdale, Florida,
(954) 377-0971

About Us

Riverside Hotel is a classic ballroom wedding venue located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with both indoor and outdoor spaces for both ceremony and reception. We strive to provide couples with everythingyou need to make your wedding vision a reality. Located near Fort Lauderdale beaches, the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, and Port Everglades. With luxury facilities, couples and guests are sure to enjoy their time at Riverside Hotel.

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.

Services Offered
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, barware, flatware, glassware, white or ivory linens, choice of color cloth napkins, china and dance floor are provided for catering services. Riverside Hotel offers the following services:

  • Accommodations
  • Cake
  • Cleanup
  • In-house catering
  • Lighting and sound
  • Setup
  • Valet Parking

As a hotel, Riverside Hotel offers accommodations for couples and their guests. Each of the 231 rooms offer gorgeous views with comfortable and modern amenities. ADA compliant rooms are available. The following are the available room styles:

  • Classic Room
  • Classic Las Olas One Bed Suite
  • Executive Tower King Balcony
  • Executive Tower One Bed Suite
  • Executive Tower Standard
  • Executive King Tower Corner Balcony

Other Services
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. Parking services, including valet, are available, and wheelchair access is available to those who would need it.

Emeline Calligaris

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  • ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! Choosing Riverside Hotel was THE BEST decision ever! When we originally booked (Before COVID) we were working with Cathy. During the COVID chaos Loma took over and was a true blessing from the sky! She went above and beyond, they worked so closely with us and were so kind and accommodating! We had to switch our buffet station to a plated meal and let me tell you the food was AMAZING! The food tasting was wonderful, Loma had set up an entire private room for us all decorated. She was so responsive and professional. Despite our guest count changing and us loosing guests due to COVID she was so quick to bounce back and forth and help us with everything. She would answer my calls, emails, texts even super late at night. It stormed the day of our wedding and they had to move our entire cocktail hour inside, they did such an amazing job I had no idea everuthing they had to do and it was just so beautifully decorated that guests had no idea it was a last minute ch... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 1,000.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 800.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Server(s), Wedding Cake

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 20.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar, Signature Drink

    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Historic Building, Hotel

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Set Up

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Valet, Wheelchair Access

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