Premier Hotel The Richards (Richards Bay)

Premier Hotel The Richards is one of the longest standing hotels in Richards Bay and enjoys a prime location within the upmarket Meerensee suburb.

The hotel is unrivalled in the area. Choose from 135 rooms, including Suites, Executive Rooms and Standard Rooms, all of which are luxuriously furnished for supreme comfort.

Conference facilities are world-class, with five venues that can seat up to 300 delegates when combined. These stunning venues are also ideal for events and weddings.

Experience the warm and welcoming hospitality that has seen The Richards gain a reputation as one of the top hotels in Richards Bay.

Call our reservations line now and speak to a friendly consultant, or alternatively secure your booking online.


Situated in the upmarket suburb of Meerensee, just 90 minutes North of Durban, Richards Bay is perfect for breaks where you want to get out of the city, but still enjoy easy access to the CBD when needed.
Premier Hotel The Richards is 10 minutes away from the Boardwalk Inkwazi, the biggest shopping mall in the area. Local attractions include a number of popular nature reserves, the Richards Bay Game Sanctuary and Empangeni Museum. 5 minutes away from Alkastrand – the most popular beach in the area.


Besides rapid industrial expansion, the tourism industry in this region is flourishing. The commercial and industrial development of Richards Bay has been a bonus for the sophisticated tourist and holiday maker. Its bustling business centre has every modern facility and the town boasts excellent recreational facilities for residents and visitors alike.
Richard’s Bay boasts the country’s largest harbour and some of its most magnificent wetland scenery. “Industrial Tourism” is actively promoted and groups are able to visit industrial plants, mines and other operations. Richard’s Bay also offers the visitor entrance into Zululand – this once forgotten corner of the African continent is a land of exquisite beauty characterised by incredible diversity. The coastline stretches some three hundred and fifty kilometres from the mouth of the mighty Tugela River in the south to the Mozambique border in the north.
The coastal plains include endless unspoilt beaches and coastal conservation areas and incorporate the largest estuarine system in Southern Africa. Shopping, beaches and natural wonders are everywhere and those in search of true African beauty will not leave wanting.

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Premier Hotel The Richard

3 Hibberd Drive, Meerensee, Richards Bay, Kwazulu Natal. PO Box 10047, Meerensee, 3901

Tel: +27 (0)35 753 1111
Fax: +27 (0)35 753 2334

GPS Coordinates:
-28.790479, 32.092950