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Premier Hotel The Richards

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Pretoria
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Staff was very helpful and friendly and the rooms were clean and certainly value for money. Will certainly come back. The location is okay and within a walking distance to amenities. The mattress could be replaced, a bit hard.

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Durbanville, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had a good stay , the Staff is always friendly and willing to assist. The room was clean. I suggest a small bar fridge in the room would be appreciated. I look forward to my next visit at the Richards.

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Eshowe, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel staff are well trained in customer service . I had a good experience - they are polite and friendly in handling guests with any queries and assistance when required. The room was clean but I will appreciate in the near future if the hotel can put small bar fridge in the room,

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Paige C, Guest Relations Manager at Premier Hotel The Richards, responded to this review

Good day Zethuf Thank you very much for providing us with your feedback. Thank you for the suggestion, our executive rooms all have mini bar fridges. Please can you request during your next stay if you could be placed in a room with a fridge or ensure that you book an executive room. We hope to welcome you back in...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The level of noise from people that were on the swimming until around 23h00 seriously disturbed my sleep, as well as some at around 5h00 in the morning. I prefer a quiet environment when on business hence the value of the quietness especially after 20h00 and before 7h00

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Paige C, Guest Relations Manager at Premier Hotel The Richards, responded to this review

Good day Mzwamandla, Thank you very much for your feedback on your stay. I must apologize for the inconvenience caused regarding the noise. I will have a word with my security team to ensure that more patrols are done. Regards Paige

Durban
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visit Richards Bay from time to time for business purposes. Until last week I had been using different guest houses. Now that I have experienced Premier Hotel the Richard I can most emphatically state henceforth it becomes my Richards Bay home away from home. Rooms are spacious with quality beds. Overall experience is certainly above average.

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Paige C, Guest Relations Manager at Premier Hotel The Richards, responded to this review

Good day Futhic, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the services that we have to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Regards Paige

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a nice classy hotel close to the airport. The service was very good n the staff were very friendly n welcoming. The restaurant served excellent dinner. The room was very cosy n clean. Only let down was in such a upmarket hotel there was no wifi in the rooms.

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Paige C, Guest Relations Manager at Premier Hotel The Richards, responded to this review

Good day Shuvam C, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. I must apologize that you were unable to connect to the internet in your room, we have internet access throughout the hotel. I will get the relevant management team to...

Polokwane, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked the hotel as we were to attend an engagement party at Via Verbena. We arrived very late driving from Limpopo, seeing that we were running late for supper, I phoned the hotel asking for them to keep some food aside for us. The lady at the reception and the other one at the restaurant were so helpful. On...

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Pretoria
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was terrible! The bathroom was not as clean as it should have been. The TV channels were not as per the channel guide. The vision of the TV was blurry. The room was stuffy. I honestly think that these are caused by negligence and can easily be avoided.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All staff are friendly and always smiling... Check in was a pleasure. The passages are damp and the room was not so clean. The shower does not spray out properly. After I requested my room be cleaned again, it was comfortable.

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I enjoyed my stay at the Premieur Hotel. I received everything I had payed for. The luzuri spa treatments were rejuvenating and relaxing. Ncwane and peggy offered the best service.I will be planning future trips in the near future.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Premier Hotel The Richards is a true landmark of the Zulu land area and is situated just 90 minutes North of Durban. One of the longest established hotels in Richards Bay, the Premier Hotel The Richards is well renowned for its warm and welcoming atmosphere. The ideal destination for both business and leisure travelers, Richards Bay offers business guests a convenient location close enough to the CBD, yet far enough away from the city pressures to make business a pleasure. Leisure travelers are spoilt for choice: from the un-spoilt beaches, sub tropical climate and coastal conservation areas to the game reserves in areas like Hluhhluwe, Richards Bay Country Club and the Deep Sea Harbour. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Premier Hotel The Richards

Address: 3 Hibberd Drive | Meerensee, Richards Bay 3901, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Richards Bay
Price Range: €60 - €104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Premier Hotel The Richards 4*
Number of rooms: 135
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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