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Vanderbijlpark
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The accommodation was great, the food was good especially the leg of lamb.. The staff was friendly. The barman was understaffed for the amount of people, I ordered my drinks 20 min before dinner and it only arrived after being seated at my table. I went for the valentines dinner and felt overdressed since hotel guest and valentine special tables...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My parents don't have go away because of all the bad experiences they usually incur with staff at various hotels, but in this occasion it was their anniversary and they were so impressed by the staffs willingness to help and all round friendliness. A special thanks to Mary Selometsi and the housekeeping manager for putting in that little bit extra...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the weekend with the family. Place is very clean. Bathrooms were clean - for me that's a MUST!! Pool is ok though I wish the kids and adults could be separate. There wasn't a lot for the kids to do but they enjoyed time in the water. Breakfast has a good choice. Friendly staff and room was quite modern.

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Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Totally satisfied, will definitely come back with family and friends . The stay with comfortable and the staff were friendly and professional. They were eager to assist .the food was great , and the cleanliness of the dinning area was up the std

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a business conference Riverside side Sun more that ticked all the boxes. The food was good and the service great. The venue also is ideal for multiple break away meetings and fun events to ensure an all round excellent event.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at river side sun a few time very nice hotel renovated not to long ago food was great and service was mostly great clean room and an amazing view of the river with a great warm vibe only place I would say there needs improvement is at the pool side bar

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

Dear Cheh Thank you for taking the time to review Riverside Sun Thank you for the fantastic review and we have taken your comments regarding the pool bar very seriously and there will be vast improvement when you stay with us in the future Warm Regards Andrew

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent will definitely return even if it is on my own account, amazing view great food good service throughly enjoyed my stay home away from home Thank you Riverside Sun for you hospitality thank you

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

Dear Dalene Thank you for taking the time to review Riverside Sun We are thrilled that you had a great stay Looking forward to welcoming you back soon Warm Regards Andrew

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The trip to Riverside for the weekend was superb, only the breakfast compared to other Southern Sun Resorts need to improve. The breakfast was not a huge variety catering for all the needs of the family.

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

Dear Jay Thank you for taking the time to review Riverside Sun We appreciate the feedback Kind Regards Andrew

Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We are on the road home after a fabulous 4 nights at The Riverside Sun. We spend a few nights every January before school and work starts and have never been disappointed. This trip goes down as our best to date. The service from check-in, Breakfast, Bar Service, Dinners and cleaning was exceptional. It felt as if every Staff member...

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

Dear Patricia Thank you for taking the time to review Riverside Sun We are absolutely thrilled that your stay was fantastic and the team made you feel at home , nothing beats great service and I am more than pleased that the team were able to deliver just that Warm Regards Andrew

Tshwane
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The service was very Average and the dining experience was very unpleasant with too many unruly children and some drunk guests. However the environment itself is very cool and very relaxing. Other services aside, My wife and I had a very restful time at the hotel. We enjoyed the river cruise.

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Dear Melusi Shepherd Thank you for taking the time to review Riverside Sun My sincerest apologies for your stay not being absolutely perfect , while we will do our best to curb generally poor behavior form other guests, I have personally addressed the issue of lackluster service with our F&B team and we will all be working towards delivering the...

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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
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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: ₹ 11,425 - ₹ 26,884 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Riverside Sun 3*
Number of rooms: 169
Also Known As:
Riverside Lifestyle Hotel Vanderbijlpark
Riverside Sun Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng
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