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Riverside Sun

TripAdvisorUS$195*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you want to go and relax with the family and kids this is the right place to go and you will receive a worm welcome and staff knows how to handle the visitors, keep doing the good work. and will suggest this place to our friend and couples.

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Ernst B, Manager at Riverside Sun, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Mabizela Thank you for taking the time to review Riverside Sun on Trip Advisor We really appreciate the fantastic feedback and are thrilled you had a fantastic stay. We have given feedback to all our staff. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future to our property. Kind Regards

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was surprised on my last day to notice that this hotel has been given a 3 star rating when it's evidently clear that it should be no less than a 4 star. Great service and friendly staff who always did their best to accommodate our needs. The hotel grounds are also absolutely beautiful as they allowed us to spend...

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Ernst B, Manager at Riverside Sun, responded to this review

Dear Loyiso Thank you for taking the time to review Riverside Sun on Trip Advisor We really appreciate the fantastic feedback and are thrilled you had a fantastic stay. We have given feedback to all our staff. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future to our property. Kind Regards

Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Environment is soul soothing and reviving, hygienically clean. Staff welcoming and easy to communicate with. Hotel is placed within a quiet and safe neighborhood, accommodating single and family needs especially children

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Ernst B, Manager at Riverside Sun, responded to this review

Dear puseletsom2017 Thank you for taking the time to review Riverside Sun on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate the fantastic feedback and are thrilled you had a fantastic stay. We have given feedback to all our staff. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future to our property. Kind Regards

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff very friendly and well organised , the rooms is clean and well organised(no short falls) . this was my 2nd time at Riverside Sun on a company teambuilding and will definitely come again if possible

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Ernst B, Manager at Riverside Sun, responded to this review

Dear Gertyf2017 Thank you for taking the time to review Riverside Sun on Trip Advisor We really appreciate the fantastic feedback and are thrilled you had a fantastic stay. We have given feedback to all our staff. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future to our property. Kind Regards

Mafikeng, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My room was amazing very clean fresh air and the linen were soft and fresh as well. Extremely clean. Staff great service. Food compliments to the chef. Conference room was clean fresh and big enough. The outside garden your able to relax and do other activities as well. Great view on the lake side for watching sunset.

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Ernst B, Manager at Riverside Sun, responded to this review

Dear Tshedi Thank you for taking the time to review Riverside Sun on Trip Advisor We really appreciate the fantastic feedback and are thrilled you had a fantastic stay. We have given feedback to all our staff. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future to our property. Kind Regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited recently for a long weekend and booked four rooms for my kids and us. The revamp is lovely and exceeds 3 star expectation. What was annoying though is that this relaxed establishment has been taken over by new management who has ensured that we will not be coming again soon. My family likes to boat at riverside and...

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Ernst B, Manager at Riverside Sun, responded to this review

Dear Fozia K Many thanks for taking the time to give us feedback relating to your most recent stay with us. Please would you accept my apologies for the concerns raised, relating to the poor service levels you experienced from the Management team as a collective whilst at the Hotel, which impacted on your stay with us. However due to...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reception was warm and the staff is very friendly. However, the hotel could not provide some of the wines and alcohol beverages on their menu. The hotel was full with outside guest during breakfast and dinner and this caused their service to slag, waited for 5-10 minutes for a wine and the ice bucket. The queues at breakfast were long...

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Ernst B, Manager at Riverside Sun, responded to this review

Dear Lebohangm156 Thank you for your feedback that you have given us. We apologise about the stock shortages that accrued over the long weekend that you stayed with us and will endeavour to rectify and ensure that this does not happen again. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Regards

Ermelo, South Africa
Reviewed 8 April 2017

thanks to welcome me in your hotel . I will come again it was nice , the room was clean breakfast and lunch was excellent , I even plan to take my wife and spend a holidays there. I will inform even my friends about your hotel.

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Ernst B, Manager at Riverside Sun, responded to this review

Dear Fundisile Thank you for taking the time to review Riverside Sun on Trip Advisor We really appreciate the fantastic feedback and are thrilled you had a fantastic stay. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future to our property. Kind Regards Ernst

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I really enjoyed my stay at this wonderful hotel situated next to the Vaal River. It was calming to get back every evening from a hard day at work to come back to the hotel whose staff were very friendly and professional and they had smiles and greeted me as if I was one of the family. Room was cleaned...

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

Dear 942gracen Thank you for taking the time to review Riverside Sun We really appreciate the fantastic feedback and are thrilled you had a fantastic stay We look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future Kind Regards Andrew

Polokwane
Reviewed 28 March 2017

As I have mentioned I was disappointed by a lady waitress who refused to give my wife a drink even though she could see that my wife was using a walking stick I could not complain at the venue because I was surrounded my my fellow business associates.My appetite just collapsed.

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Dear Seroba Salthiel R Thank you for taking the time to review Riverside Sun We really appreciate the fantastic feedback and have taken the matter of generally poor service up with our Food and Beverage manager ti ensure such matters do not reoccur We look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future Kind Regards Andrew

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • 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: RM813 - RM960 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Riverside Sun 3*
Number of rooms: 169
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Also Known As:
Riverside Lifestyle Hotel Vanderbijlpark
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