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Polokwane
Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Andrew Richard and his team exceeded all our expectations. Service was incredible, food scrumptious and property looking brand new! Ideal venue for our team building! Would recommend to to anyone visiting the Vaal River.

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Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very impressed with friendly and helpful staff. Beautiful setting. We were there for a swimming gala, and they moved breakfast earlier to accommodate swimmers and parents. Rooms comfortable and very clean, in-room dining food excellent. Highly recommended.

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Newcastle
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had an excellent stay at Tsogo Sun Riverside. The Hotel had a modern make over, which adds to a wonderful and comfortable stay. The staff are genuinely friendly and extremely helpful. Even at their busiest times, they went out of their way to be of service. Their food is of excellent standard and quality. Both the Buffet breakfasts and...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have travelled to the Vaal Triangle several times. The hotels we have stayed at, can at best be called average. The Riverside Sun was a welcome surprise. The staff at the front desk were super efficient and friendly. The rooms were great - well laid out, clean and modern. The breakfast was excellent. We certainly know where we are...

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Gauteng
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I haven't been there in a long time, to see the upgrades to the rooms were nice. Very classy and very modern. I always enjoy my stay there and the breakfasts are awesome as well. I will keep going back there, not too far from home and a lovely hotel for a short break away.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Generally the facility in the hotel is great and meet my expectation. However it was a busy long weekend. There no hot water in my room, that's still fine however there no water on the shower at all. Made the request and informed the hotel staff, got ignore completely and no feedback no apology.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our company booked out multiple rooms for an overnight work conference. The checkin for our large group was quick, we were served Croissants with different fillings and juice on arrival before going to our rooms. The rooms were Beautiful and modern, with everything one needs for an overnight stay. The pool and surroundings were clean and relaxing. We had onsite...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Vanderbijlpark to run a marathon so we decided to stay in the vicinity. This hotel was suggested by the organizers of the race. Although the hotel was fairly full and the staff were obviously under pressure, they managed extremely well with management being constantly on hand to assist. The rooms were comfortable, spacious and clean. The food was...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Riverside Sun for the Vaal marathon this passed weekend. The food was great and the staff were very friendly. I was very impressed with the immaculate gardens and lovely pool! Nice to walk down along the river.

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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 )
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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: €190 - €227 (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
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