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BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Quaint and cozy with awesome views of the vaal river. Not too far off the main freeway but tucked away like you're nowhere near the city! Friendly staff, we were well taken care of, even though there were just 5 of us there, for the day on business. The Matthew's restaurant prepared a lovely lunch and continous snacks through the...

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BON-RivieraOnVaal, General Manager at BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal, responded to this review

Dear paul_govender I am glad that you have now found us and that you will be returning with the family. Thank you for the review and please spread the word and tell your friends. I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Craig Swart General Manager

Reviewed 9 February 2017

The pictures on the profile are exactly what you get. This is a centrally located Hotel that lends itself to conferences, weddings, functions and general get aways. The rooms are spacious, comfortable and well appointed. The meals are well prepared and tasty. Lovely swimming pool and outdoor kids entertainment. Located on the river there are cruises available and a golf...

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BON-RivieraOnVaal, General Manager at BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal, responded to this review

Dear Michael B Thank you for your review of your stay. I am happy that you enjoyed your "Conference on the Vaal" and got to experience all our facilities and offerings. I look forward to welcoming you back for a leisure break to really make use of what we have to offer. Craig Swart General Manager

Boksburg, South Africa
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Staff are very friendly and welcoming. The breakfast and lunch was very good. Picnic in the Garden was lovely. Hotel is small . It has a lot of history . The interior of the hotel is needing maintenance and a revamp. Gardens are lovely and view is beautiful.

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BON-RivieraOnVaal, General Manager at BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal, responded to this review

Dear margitj2017 We are delighted that you had a "Lovely Stay". I am glad that you got to experience the picnic and that you enjoyed the food and the history of the hotel. We are currently addressing the maintenance so that your next stay will be even better. Craig Swart General Manager

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The Management & Staff are so warm & welcoming, we feel that we are in our home from home. The food, service & hospitality is wonderful & extremely accommodating. The hotel itself could do with an upgrade, as well as the swimming pool, however the rooms are spacious & comfortable. This destination & it's surrounding are magnificent & it is...

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BON-RivieraOnVaal, General Manager at BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal, responded to this review

Dear mel_kur18 We love welcoming you back to your home from home. It really is a feather in our cap when we see that guests return, as this is the best was to check that we are doing something right. We look forward to welcoming you back soon to the "Jewel of the Vaal". Craig Swart General Manager

Reviewed 10 January 2017

This is one of the places to visit when you looking for fun, leisure, boat cruises and golf. It has very and helpful and friendly staff and is popular with locals because of the various boat cruises that depart from there. It is next to beautiful 18 hole Riviera golf course which can be accessed straight from the hotel gardens....

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BON-RivieraOnVaal, General Manager at BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal, responded to this review

Dear Donchandon Thank you for your review. The team and I are happy that you found our hotel to be the place to be for fun and leisure. We are fortunate that you can do as much as you want or as little as you want to rest and relax with us. I will definitely let my whole team know...

Reviewed 6 January 2017

The hotel staff were amazingly friendly and always willing to help. The efficiency of the service, though, was less than adequate, e.g. we had to wait a while or ask for help repeatedly. The room was very comfortable and clean. However, our family room had no sleeper couch in it, and we were given a single mattress when we asked...

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BON-RivieraOnVaal, General Manager at BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal, responded to this review

Dear Kuben N Thank you for your review. Our staff are our greatest asset, and I am glad that they made an impression on you. I will definitely share your sentiments with them. Your comments on the maintenance are noted and we will be addressing these to ensure that your next stay with us is even better. Craig Swart General...

Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Stunning sunrise view. Clean and stylish hotel room. Couldn't get a chance to swim though as I caught flu almost the entire vacation, nonetheless the pool had a nice ambiance. Breakfast buffet was lovely. Hoping to return. 👌😎

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BON-RivieraOnVaal, General Manager at BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal, responded to this review

Dear MrMnumzanE Thank you for the review. I am glad that you managed to have a good holiday for two despite having the flu. We look forward to welcoming you back soon so that you can take full advantage of all we have to offer. Craig Swart General Manager

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We received really excellent service from the hotel staff and the facilities around the swimming pool were fair. However, we endured two nightmare nights trying to sleep with air conditioners of which the fans worked, but not cooling the rooms at all.

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BON-RivieraOnVaal, General Manager at BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal, responded to this review

Dear johan619 Please accept my sincerest apologies for the inefficient air-conditioning. We will definitely be addressing this. I am please to hear that you received excellent service from my team and I will be sure to convey your gratitude to them. Craig Swart General Manager

Lephalale, South Africa
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Spacious rooms, with a brilliant view to the river. Great garden outside with a pier to the boats, there is various activities to choose from. Decent gym that I enjoyed. Swimming pool, open to locals, so it gets a bit noisy during the day. Also right next to the golf course, so lots of walking and running space. Dinner time...

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BON-RivieraOnVaal, General Manager at BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal, responded to this review

Dear Husky28 Thank you for the review. I am glad that you found the hotel and facilities satisfactory whilst you were on conference. We will definitely be looking at the dinner arrangements to see how we can improve here and provide a better experience in the future. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Craig Swart General Manager

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Staff are really friendly, helpful and great. The same cannot be said for the hotel itself though. Before being taken over by BON hotel group this was a really awesome great hotel with great facilities, now the cushions used for the pool lounges are disgustingly terrible, 2nd TVs removed from the family suite, broken shower heads, bad damp= bad stench...

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Dear Devereauxr Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback after your recent stay at BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal. Although I am saddened to hear of your poor experience at our hotel, your criticism is an important measure of how we perform as a team and subsequently how we improve and strive to achieve our goal...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • 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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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A 45-minute drive from Johannesburg, our luxurious hotel caters to the corporate and conference markets, as well as families and leisure travellers who are looking for a resort that has it all. BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal is one of few child-friendly Vaal River resorts that have struck a perfect balance in offering family enjoyment whilst also fulfilling the business travel market needs. Steeped in history this 91-room hotel, a converted farmhouse from the 1800s, is situated on a bend of the scenic Vaal River. Ideal for company conferences and events, the hotel offers 4 multi-purpose venues and a range of exciting team building activities, with flexibility to suit your needs. BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal has a reputation as one of the best wedding venues in Gauteng; choose from a variety of wedding packages to ensure a memorable day. If you are looking for a relaxing breakaway, why not pamper yourself at the Zorgvliet Spa or play a round of golf at the Country Club. Should that sound too energetic, pop down to the water's edge and float along the Vaal River on one of our boat cruises. BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal also offers a variety of water sports, a gym, picnics spots and kids' entertainment programs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal

Address: 10 Mario Milani Road | Three Rivers, Vereeniging 1939, South Africa (Formerly Riviera on Vaal Hotel & Country Club)
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Vereeniging
Price Range: ₹ 4,844 - ₹ 9,945 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal 3*
Number of rooms: 91
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Riviera On Vaal Hotel And Country Club
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“Rooms facing the river have stunning views.”
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“Upgrade the mattresses”
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