City View Shopping Centre is near to The Riverside Hotel
19 May 2018
City View Shopping Centre is close to The Riverside Hotel
Nestled just outside the heart of Durban’s city centre, the recently revamped City View Shopping Centre is a favourite new shopping destination in the trendy and popular area of Berea. Formerly known as Game City, the 29 year old Centre has undergone a dramatic revamp and now boasts a stunning modern finish and improved shopping experience offering 18000m² of prime retail space. Built in 1985, City View forms part of many childhood memories. The Centre is rich with history and has experienced many changes over the years, with the most significant being the name change in the latter part of 2009 from Game City to City View Shopping Centre.
The centre boasts spectacular 360° views of the City, including the impressive Moses Mabhida Stadium and was thus aptly named City View. City View hosts a rather unusual gem, a National Monument known as The Queens Tavern. This colonial landmark was built in 1894 and is the oldest licensed premises in the City. Legend has it that Durban’s famous bunny chow was once created by a chef working at the Queens Tavern.New visitors to the mall will be amazed by the range of stores and value that can be found at City View. The mall is conveniently situated on one level, making the Centre wheelchair friendly with easy access for those in wheelchairs, moms with prams and any shopper pushing a trolley. The Centre is anchored by Game and Shoprite and also hosts many other top retailers including family favourites; Ackermans, Reggies, The Crazy Store, PEP, Markhams, Rage, Mr Price, Clicks, Truworths, Uzzi, Brands Unlimited, Jam Clothing, Telkom 8ta, Vodacom Chatz, Cell C, Kingsmead Shoes and Spec Savers to name a few. Food offerings include Coffee Time, Galitos, Hero Pies and Hotdogs and a Halaal Wimpy, KFC and Debonairs Express.
The Centre boasts the City View Medical Centre, with complete medical facilities based at rooftop level; conveniently add to your shopping experience, including doctors, dentists, psychologists and audiologist rooms. The “Traff’s Carwash”, based on the roof of City View, offers shoppers the opportunity to have your vehicle washed while completing your shopping trip within the mall below.
All parking at City View, rooftop or lower level, is completely secure and unlimitedly free of charge. City View has catered for everyone, boasting conveniently-situated mom-and-child reserved parking, as well as private baby-changing amenities in all bathrooms. The Centre offers free wheelchair use, reserved wheelchair parking facilities and wheelchair bathrooms to ensure those who require these services are completely taken care of and enjoy their shopping experience at City View. The centre is secured 24hours by competent security officers and CCTV throughout the mall.
With exciting marketing initiatives, competitions and promotions organised at the Centre, City View’s marketing department constantly strive to reward our shoppers with fantastic prizes, give aways and loads of exciting entertainment and promotions, appealing to every member of the family. To find out what City View is up to this month and how you can be a part of the exciting competitions and promotions, as well as a chance to win incredible prizes, contact the Centre Management Office on 031-309 6737, or simply click on the promotions page on our website for the latest news on our competitions and promotions.
The friendly and efficient Centre Management team are always willing to assist with any queries regarding lost property, external exhibitions, leasing, marketing or any general comments, and are open every day 08:00 – 17:00 Monday to Friday, Saturday 08:00 – 15:00, Sundays and Public Holidays are 10:00 – 15:00. Celebrate shopping at City View Shopping Centre with over 69 retailers under one roof to meet your every shopping need, from food and fashion, to home décor and hobbies, have you seen the view? City View Shopping Centre, shopping convenience and variety doesn’t get better than this!
The Riverside Hotel Complex
The Riverside Hotel is a full service hotel in Durban North that provides accommodation for families with family rooms as well as for the individual on a business trip.Facilities available at the hotel include, a 24 hour reception, currency exchange, Conference facilities at The Riverside Conference Centre, room service, laundry, gym, baby-sitting facilities, shuttle quest , tour’s and much, much more.The Riverside Conference Centre is ideally situated directly opposite the front entrance to the hotel ensuring Durban conference delegates staying at the hotel have easy access to their rooms should they so require.For day delegates there is plenty of secure parking within the hotel grounds and with the hotel being so centrally located it allows for easy access no matter where the delegates are travelling from.Restaurants available at the hotel include The Riverside Cafe and The Hops Sports Bar where there are daily activities and specials.The Riverside Café is a restaurant situated inside The Riverside Hotel.This tropical-like restaurant and bar has something to offer everyone and makes for a terrific escape from the normal city life.The Riverside Cafe has a daily Happy Hour and a Sunday plated roast buffet.Hops Riverside is the premier venue of choice in Durban. Situated adjacent to the Riverside Hotel.The venue caters for most sporting events on the big screen.The emphasis on the entertainment is to create and sustain a wide variety of events ranging from local bands to comedians dancing classes in Salsa and quiz evenings.For those who enjoy a more quiet time why not pamper yourself at The Riverside Day Spa that is open seven days a week.With a selection of spa packages, for both individual and group treatments.The Spa features six spacious, luxury treatment rooms and offer specialised nail, skin and body treatments, as well as extended day packages and corporate packages.This is truly the ultimate way to spoil yourself whether it's been a long day or just a quick stop by to relax a bit.Have a make over with Martin Pearman Hair - Creative Salon.Is a progressive hair design and care solutions studio.That provides cutting edge with latest trends and product technologies.We use our knowledge to create the unique style that is right for the unique individual you are.There is no shortage of things to do during your stay at The Riverside Hotel. You can take a stroll along the golden mile visit uShaka Marine World, the enormous Gateway Theatre of Shopping, Umgeni Bird Park, play a round at the Windsor Golf Course, or catch a game at the Moses Mabhida Stadium. Whatever you’re into, you’ll find it situated within a few minutes travel from The Riverside Hotel. See a full list of activities and attractions close to the hotel.Discover how amazing your stay can be by visiting The Riverside Hotel, we are only 5 minutes away from Durban CBD, 15 Minutes away from Umhlanga central business district and 28 Minutes away from King Shaka International Airport.