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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Estcourt, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 1 week 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... More 

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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 More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 1 week 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 More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week 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 More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 2 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 More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 2 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 More 

Gautegiz Arteaga, Spain
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent Service We had so much fun at Vaal.The staff from Riverside sun was friendly and very welcoming.They made sure that our needs are met during our stay.I will recommend the place to friends and family..Thank you

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

Dear Valued Guest, My team and I are humbled by your wonderful feedback - thank you so much for taking the time time to post this We will always strive to deliver our best service delivery at all times, in all areas of the hotel We look forward to welcoming you back for your next stay Warm Regards Yashvir Jithoo... More 

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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel lobby area and outside relaxing area is beautiful with fantastic scenery. The staff are friendly and welcoming. The rooms are neat and cosy. The only issue is that the rooms are extremely hot as there is no air-conditioner but only a wall fan. The food is buffet and if you stay for more than one day, the lunch... More 

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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 review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate all feedback - good and constructive - and will certainly strive to improve where possible. I need to please correct you on the issue of the fans in the rooms - all our rooms are fitted with fully functioning air conditioners installed during... More 

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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: $230 - $541 (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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“River facing rooms are best.”
 of 5 bubbles 789oliverh, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“River view”
 of 5 bubbles Labrot, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Definitely the river view rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles nkosanam447, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a room overlooking the river, and not the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles AubreyW_11, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The rooms facing the river have the best views overlooking the garden and the Vaal river.”
 of 5 bubbles carneygr, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
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