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BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Quietly situated which allows for less disturbances for working trip sitting right on the riverbanks making it one of the hotels with best views reception staff quite hard to tell a lot but good its once off encounter until next time The waitresses made me really enjoy my stay very friendly professional and really loving I could do few areas... More 

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Vereeniging, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow spend the weekend in 507 what a great experience . had such a peaceful rest. Friday night good saxophone entertainment. Thank you guys for an awesome weekend. Oh nearly forgot Sunday lunch was top of the ranks such a variety. You guys rock.

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Thank lynn754
BON-RivieraOnVaal, General Manager at BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal, responded to this review

Dear Lynn754 Thank you so much for your feedback. I am glad that you got to enjoy your time with us, and I will be sure to share this with my team so that they can see the impact of their work. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Craig Swart General Manager More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My Wife and i visited this hotel on the 12th aug and checked out 14th Aug 2016, as per the pics online it looks really nice, but this is not the case when you there, we booked the best possible room the garden suite, on check in the reception is not very helpful / friendly, they dont tell you what... More 

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

Dear Pranels Thank you for your feedback and for engaging with me thereafter. It is only through feedback such as yours that we are able to improve on our service and product. Your feedback ahs been take note of and we are addressing all issues. Craig Swart' General manager More 

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8 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant's lunch menu is nothing short of pathetic which is a shame for such a wonderful hotel. We actually saw waitresses drop cutlery and put it back on to the tables. The waitresses were extremely unfriendly as well as incapable of serving us properly. They even managed to get my order wrong which was a simple "fish and chips"... More 

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

Dear Keshalia P First and foremost please accept my sincerest apologies for your terrible experience in Mathews our restaurant. You comments and concerns have been noted and I have taken these up sternly with the managers involved so that we do not have a repeat of the same situation. We will also be launching a new spring menu in the... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing weekend at the hotel, beautiful views, scenery. Just a great place to unwind and have some fun. The food though is not so great, just ok. The rooms are clean enough, otherwise great! Though it was a little bit more busy the weekend we went as there was a wine tasting going on. I would definitely... More 

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

Dear Thabile m I am glad that you had an "amazing weekend" with us, and that you got to unwind and have some fun. I hope that we will see you back soon and we will be looking at the food to see how we can get it from OK to great. Craig Swart General Manager More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The visit at BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal is unbelievable good. Food were excellent. Staff and service were just fantastic. They made us feel so welcome. Very warm atmosphere and definitely recommended. Thank you so much for a fantastic stay!

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

Dear RethaKruger Thank you for the kind words. I am happy that you had a good stay, and that you found the staff and service "fantastic". I will definitely be sharing your compliments with the team and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Craig Swart General Manager More 

Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

I was staying here for business purpose and found a quiet place with security gate, good wifi signal and free up to 200Mb you have to buy after reaching the quote. The food at the restaurant not diversify but still decent. The month I've stayed was a bit cold but the room heater worked nicely. The decor is old fashioned,... More 

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

Dear Ardik Thank you for the review. We are glad that we could meet the requirements of a business traveller with the Wifi etc. You definitely visited during a cold month and we look forward to welcoming you back in the summer months when the gardens come alive. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Craig Swart General Manager More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I have been to and reviewed the hotel on a previous business visit and I vowed to take my family to stay at the hotel some day. This past weekend, I had the priviledge of making the trip with my husband and two kids. Within half an hour of making a reservation enquiry a very helpful lady, Shannon, phoned from... More 

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

Dear BooTaz Thank you for your review and kind words. The biggest indicator that we are doing something right is if a traveller returns. Especially to bring their loved ones to experience our hotel. I am happy that we lived up to your expectation and will ensure that the staff are commended for a job well done. We look forward... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Just an hour and half a drive from centurion to the Vaal, so much luxury awaits you as you get to the Bon Hotel Riviera, with the friendly staff, so accommodating to your requirements, I was allowed to check in early which was quite a treat, it was easy to just switch off and enjoy the view from my magical... More 

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

Dear Neeta R It was a pleasure to meet you and to share our Grand lady of a hotel with you. I am happy that you got to experience it and especially over the wine route and the influx of all the guests. I do hope that we see you again soon. Craig Swart General Manager More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

I read the review of MikeV and I had exactly the same issue on the same day. This is not the first time I've had issues particularly with the breakfasts that have gone from a gourmet offering to a basic breakfast. Wimpy is a better option, at least they have everything in stock that they offer on their menu. On... More 

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

Dear Russell G It pains me to have to read your review and indeed the review of MikeV. Especially since after your last visit we managed to get you back and restore some faith in our operation. Just to have it all undone again in an instant. We have been found seriously lacking again and I have addressed accordingly with... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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)
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Vereeniging
Price Range: $75 - $118 (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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