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Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

My son and I enjoyed a weekend at the Riverside Sun in November. I was very pleasantly surprised by the efficient service, above average room facilities and great breakfast buffet. Cannot believe this hotel only has three stars it definitely deserves more.

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Andrew R, General Manager at Riverside Sun, responded to this review

Dear Kate Thank you for taking the time to review Riverside Sun We are thrilled that you had a great stay and that the team made an impact with their efficient service , nothing makes our day when guest leave with fond memories Warm Regards Andrew

Pniel
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My 2nd visit to this hotel, warm welcome fit for VIP's - staff always exceed my expectations, every need is catered for and more, newly revamped rooms - greener by showers only -enjoyable and spacious, all meals were excellent being a vegetarian you still have plenty to choose and enjoy a nutritious meal each time around. the highlight for me...

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Andrew R, General Manager at Riverside Sun, responded to this review

Dear Benita Thank you for the fantastic review Congratulations to Lumleys Place on being a Finalist in the Tsogo Sun Entrepreneur of The Year Warm Regards Andrew Richard

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never experienced anything like this, neat, clean and value for money. We arrived and was booked in with all smiles and the most amazing service one could expect. We will be back soon and cannot wait to make a new booking.

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Andrew R, General Manager at Riverside Sun, responded to this review

Dear leong98 Thank you for taking the time to review Riverside Sun The team and I are absolutely thrilled that you had a fantastic stay . Its the little things that you have mentioned which makes all the difference and most importantly is the smiles and amazing service , without that we wouldn't be able to do what we do...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to the Tsogo Riverside Sun Hotel on a number of occasions and our expectations have always been met. Our last visit was for the weekend 18-19/11/2016. After their recent refurbishment the venue is in pristine condition and we noticed that little attentions to detail that we brought to their notice had been attended to. Very peaceful and...

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Andrew R, General Manager at Riverside Sun, responded to this review

Dear 789oliverh Thank you for taking the time to review Riverside Sun We really do appreciate the fantastic review . Its refreshing to have feedback that the team have up'd the delivery since the refresh and were able to make your stay a memorable one . The team have been retrained on the difference between the respective card type (...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is an extensive breakfast buffet which is mostly good. The bacon however is thick and sub standard. The restaurant is overly busy and not big enough to handle the volumes of guests and you have to wait for a table and stand in long queues at the servings

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Andrew R, General Manager at Riverside Sun, responded to this review

Dear Rusger777 Thank you for taking the time to review Riverside Sun I have personally just taken over the property and your points are absolutely valid . We will be looking into the service delivery over busy weekends and the quality of certain products , bacon most definitely being one of them . Thank you for the constructive feedback once...

Estcourt, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the most wonderful stay at the Riverside Sun on Sunday 20/11/16. I loved the room; gym & the food was fantastic but my highlight was the cats who were very friendly and warm. They never left my side when I was outside walking along the river. They were my guardian angles. Please take good care of them as...

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YashvirJ, General Manager at Riverside Sun, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback on Tripadvisor I am delighted that you had a wonderful stay and enjoyed our property and our 'permanent furry' guests We look forward to your next stay with us Warm regards Yashvir Jithoo General Manager

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found the dinner was a bit expensive per head for what was offered and that there should be options. The view of the river from our room (209) was not clear and felt that the trees should be trimmed for better views from the hotel rooms. Apart from that a very pleasant stay

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YashvirJ, General Manager at Riverside Sun, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback on Tripadvisor I have taken note of your comments and we are glad you had an overall pleasant stay We do hope to welcome you back in the not too distant future Warm Regards Yashvir Jithoo General Manager

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very welcoming reception, good customer service from Tebogo, room very clean, liked their bedding as well. Boat cruise available. the atmosphere is very relaxed, good for families with kids as well. Quiet a lot of things to do in the Vaal.

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YashvirJ, General Manager at Riverside Sun, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your valuable feedback We appreciate all your support and are delighted that you enjoyed our hotel and all our offerings We do hope that you will visit us again soon Warm Regards Yashvir Jithoo General Manager

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice and relaxing weekend break from JHB. Rooms comfortable and service really good. The breakfast was outstanding value for money. The afternoon complimentary snacks with cocktails on the deck was a really nice touch. Our room was well appointed and very comfortable. All staff are very friendly and we really felt very welcome.

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YashvirJ, General Manager at Riverside Sun, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for reviewing your recent stay at Riverside Sun I am delighted that you had a nice, relaxing break and found the hotel, staff and facilities to your satisfaction We look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future Warm regards Yashvir Jithoo General Manager

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent Service, friendly staff neat rooms . Great hotel .excellent food. only down fall a function was being organised , not advisable to book when they are functions as you do not have much privacy .

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YashvirJ, General Manager at Riverside Sun, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for the review. I am delighted to note that you enjoyed your stay and will ensure that we keep disruptions down to a minimum in the preparation for events going forward We look forward to your next stay at Riverside Sun Warm regards Yashvir Jithoo General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideal for both business and leisure travellers to Johannesburg the Riverside Sun is located on the banks of the majestic Vaal River. Only 40 minutes from Johannesburg this hotel offers spectacular views, a range of sporting and leisure activities as well as several fully equipped conference facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverside Sun

Address: Cnr. Wenning & Emfuleni Drive, Vanderbijlpark 1900, South Africa (Formerly Riverside Lifestyle Resort)
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Vanderbijlpark
Price Range: RM754 - RM1,773 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riverside Sun 4*
Number of rooms: 169
Also Known As:
Riverside Lifestyle Hotel Vanderbijlpark
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