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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia 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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Tshwane
Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our stay. Food, Breakfast and Dinner was fresh and good. Rooms Clean and excellent condition. Will always go back and will recommend the hotel with pride.Excellent services rendered. Thank you

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

Dear Susan Thank you for taking the time to review Riverside Sun Your feedback is absolutely fantastic and we are thrilled you enjoyed that you had a great Looking forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future Warm Regards Andrew

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an awesome time at Riverside Sun celebrating my son's birthday. The food was yummy and the staff was friendly. The tranquility of the river just give that special feeling to the resort. Will definitely go back.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was overall relatively satisfied staying at the Hotel. The meals especially dinner was very disappointing. The buffet dinner was the same every night of our stay. When we requested for our beds to have a night sheet over the fitted sheet we were denied stating it was against hotel policy. Once we complained to the manager our request was...

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

Dear 906vishnug Thank you for taking the time to review Riverside Sun We appreciate all feedback and make point and taking each point to heart and making sure that we strive correct any areas where we have not been able to satisfy our guests needs . Your feedback on dinner is very concerning as the menu is changed on a...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Riverside was an amazing experience. Total relaxation a home away from home. Staff was excellent , venue neat & clean . Hotel as really up there play over my years experience. I'll totally recommend Riverside to family & friends.

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

Dear Vanessa Thank you for taking the time to review Riverside Sun The team and I appreciate the fantastic review and are thrilled you had a great stay Looking forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future Warm Regards Andrew

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Modern rooms. Relaxing. Awesome for a family get away. December was very full. Day visitors in December can overun the resort. New boat jetties are great. However, more jetties are a definite requirement.

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

Dear zaind2017 Thank you for taking the time to review Riverside Sun We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay . I am concerned that the day visitors were an issue as we were controlling the access to the property and only allowing residents in and out , this will be looked at for the next busy season. Once again...

Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

My second review for this hotel! wow .. I might be liking this one.. We were there over the new year period... Nestled on the banks of the Vaalriver lies this little gem , not far from Johannesburg and easily the most relaxing place with a riverview. Well I must say, from the moment we walked in the service was...

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

Dear Liezel Thank you for taking the time to review Riverside Sun The team and I really appreciate the fantastic review. Service plays the most integral part in any property and I am personally grateful that the team were able to deliver on just that , friendly and efficient service. Our teams monthly meeting will be coming up soon and...

Vanderbijlpark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at The Riverside with family over Xmas. Had a humbling experience where Dutch drove to a garage to inflate my daughter's float at his own expense. When he could not come right at the garage, made it his business to get the float inflated by all means. My daughter was happy, her day made special. Thanks to people like...

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Dear bheki135 Thank you for taking the time to review Riverside Sun Feedback like yours makes our day especially when one of the teams efforts have been noticed , thank you for making special mention of Dutch. Its the little things that count and we are thrilled that Dutch and the team made enough of an impact for you and...

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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
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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: $243 - $572 (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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