Premier Hotel The Richards - Richards Bay

3 Hibberd Drive, Richards Bay, South Africa  show map
 4 stars
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Premier Hotel The Richards - Richards Bay

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Valet parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Overview

The classic Premier Hotel The Richards accommodates guests in a leisure area of Richards Bay. The property opened in 1974 and features classical architecture.

The city center is about 10 minutes on foot.

The hotel allows quick access to palm trees and nature reserves.

Premier Hotel The Richards is within a 10-minute drive to Richards Bay airport.

Rooms

Guests are offered 135 individual hotel rooms equipped with satellite television, a mini bar, individual climate control, a safe and a fridge. For more comfort a bathtub, a hairdryer and a shower are provided.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. Guests can also enjoy international meals at the stylish restaurant. The hotel invites guests to the Ladies bar to relax with a drink.

Services

Business facilities include a business centre, a meeting room and a photocopier.

Relax

The property features cribs, babysitting and a pool for children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   135.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Wind surfing
  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness center

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Living room
  • Terrace
  • Kettle
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of 100 % of the room stay per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Premier Hotel The Richards - Richards Bay Richards Bay location
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Hotel Address:

3 Hibberd Drive, Richards Bay, South Africa

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City Center
  • Richards Bay
    2000 ft
Airports
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    135

Rooms and availability

Standard Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Twin beds or Double bed
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Executive Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
Size: 240 sq. feet
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Deluxe|Executive Room, Non Smoking

How to reach hotel

hotel Premier Hotel The Richards - Richards Bay Richards Bay location
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Hotel Address:

3 Hibberd Drive, Richards Bay, South Africa

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City Center
  • Richards Bay
    2000 ft
Airports
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    135

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Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    135

Premier Hotel The Richards Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Premier Hotel The Richards

Average guest rating

6.2out of 10
Good
Based on 13 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    4.2

    Located next to the beach.

    The hotel is rated 4 star and you would expect at least 4 star treatment, instead way below was experienced. We were allocated standard rooms instead of what we booked for and we had to explain our booking and demanded that we are granted what we booked for. It took a long time before we could get correct rooms. Service levels are very low. The confirmation received was that the buffet costs R135 per person but when we got there we were charged R165 per person. The staff at the dinning hall were not friendly at all probably because we arrived an hour before closure. The guy who just looked at us, I assume he was the manager on duty didnt even greet us or check if we are ok, he just didn't notice us inspite of the fact that we were the only ones there. Protea Richards Bay must seriously looked into its staff competences.

  • Single
    10.0

    I have visited Richards Bay several times since 1998 and always stayed at the Protea Hotel The Richards. Friendly and comfortable hotel. Good location. Very good restaurant and nice sport bar. Friendly staff and excellent service!

  • Family with children
    8.2

    Just the general environment and the quiteness>

    The rooms are all tiled and somehow its uncomfortable in a cold weather> alternatively they can have half of the rooms with carpet. The beds if they can improve them from double beds to at least queen size> or have two double beds within rooms>single beds are out of fashion in hotels.

  • Couple
    5.0

    Locate within 2 min drive to the beach

    I don't like the hotel is bit old, room is bit small too, so as the double bed.

  • Family with children
    4.6

    The Hotel stuff is not professional. Breakfast and dinner are poor , sometimes we had the meal from the previous day . Dirty pool.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    The hospitality of the Hotel stuff, the food was nice The hotel at large it excellent and very much relaxing I love almost everthing about the hotel

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    The location

    Staff at the front desk were horrible with service deliveries. Front desk has only one person running the show, and sometimes doesn't know how to serve the client/s needs.

  • Group of friends
    3.8

    Layout of hotel was appealing.

    The service was terrible. The front desk clerk attempted to double charge me for my room, even though I had prepaid. Her explanation was uncipherable, and she did not make the slightest attempt to apologize. The breakfast buffet was mediocre at best, and extremely overpriced.

  • Older travelers
    4.2

    Nothing

    Price is way out to expensive. R1300+r300 = r1600.00 For an below average small room. Never paid more than r695.00 Per room including breakfast, at kruger park Protea . Best Location

  • Family with children
    7.4

    Rooms were very clean.food was very good.

    Did not have a bigger bed after asking for one.sleeper couch keeped falling apart,room was a bit small for the three of us.Service was slow,and was hard to find someone to help you at the bar and pool area,normally had to ask at the reception for someone to help.flys in the dinning room.

  • Single
    5.0

    The outside setting. Cleaniss

    The Hotel is advertised as a 4* but unfortunately this is definetly not the case. The rooms are definetly sub standard and in no way can this hotel qualify as a four star. I have stayed in better 2 and 3 star hotels.

  • Family with children
    6.2

    The housekeeping was not up to std

How to reach hotel

hotel Premier Hotel The Richards - Richards Bay Richards Bay location
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Hotel Address:

3 Hibberd Drive, Richards Bay, South Africa

Get directions
City Center
  • Richards Bay
    2000 ft
Airports
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    135