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BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal was a good hotel for a pasover retreat. Although the lighting in the rooms was poor the overall atmosphier was good. All of the staff were very friendly and helpful. One of the biggest problems is that the lifts did not work for a long period of time that was an issue considering that...

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

Dear Spangbob Thank you for the review and for joining us over the Pesach retreat. I am glad that you found the staff friendly and helpful and the hotel to be good for the retreat. We are definitely looking at ways to improve on the lighting in the rooms as well as ensuring that the lifts are monitored more carefully...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was the first week April with my family. For hotel rates 3* it really has a few things going for it. But there's room for improvement in certain aspects. The rooms are all river facing with good views. Beautiful gardens and enough kids entertainment even though there was no kids programme.Unfortunately the weekend I went there was water issues...

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

Dear SelectorT Thank you for your review. Apologies that your experience was tainted by the lack of water supply from our Municipality, as mentioned this created a lot of issues. I am glad that you found the price right and the hotel worth a visit. I do hope to see you back soon. With regards to the maintenance issues, this...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reception area deserted..... no one available to assist with luggage. Parking pathetic. Bathroom dirty. No water.. working on problem. Evening connected water... cold no hot water. Restaurant absolutely pathetic. No one to assist at carvery. Had to cut own meat from bits of Pork left. Departure.. no porter to assist with luggage.

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

Dear Fiona O Please accept my sincerest apologies for your experience. Please could you get in contact with me at rov.gm@bonhotels.com. I would definitely like to apologise ion person and get more feedback. Craig Swart General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday lunch and 2hours cruise with my better half....lovely The food was great ,the weather was perfect, soft music on the boat... I had such an amazing day and the staff were forever smiling and ready to help . The facility was clean .The weather was also lovely . I would definitely do it again. Such a experience and worth...

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

Dear Tebogo N Thank you for the review. I am glad that you got to experience our Sunday Lunch and boat cruise. Please do tell your friends and family and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Craig Swart General Manager

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Once I had worked out the kids were on school holiday on Monday the 20th I decided we would go away for 2 nights. Only 45 minutes from home the Riviera on Vaal has been amazing. The view from the room, chilling on a lounger at the pool and happy kids painting in the playroom. Access to the golf club...

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

Dear LindyBarbour Thank you for the review. It was a pleasure having you and the family at the hotel. I am happy that you got to enjoy the "Wonderful family breakaway". I do hop to see you back soon and please spread the word. Craig Swart General Manager

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I had taken my wife for a night out and the reception staff very good. the less said about the antique furnisher in the room the better. this looks like you are still in the 1930's. I did not like it. the view of the river and the gardens are stunning and well looked after. we enjoyed our time in...

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

Dear 244johannesm Thank you for the review. I am glad that you found the reception staff very good as well as the service around the pool. There is definitely something in the pipeline for the furniture and we have implemented a staff wellness program that will definitely assist in lifting the staff happiness. We look forward to welcoming you back...

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Well situated with excellent breathtaking view of the Vaal River. One of those properties I simply refer to as the perfect get away, far from the madding crowd. Great reception team as well restaurant staff. Stunning gardens with courteous staff that constantly checked on us with regards to refreshments. The hotel need to improve on house keeping requests and follow...

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

Dear Victor S Thank you for the review and for the kind words. I am glad that you and the family enjoyed yourselves and found our facilities and staff appealing. I know that you are a BONAMI member so we will definitely see you back soon. Craig Swart General Manager

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Worst food ever eaten at a buffet for R175, worst than kfc and I hate kfc! Staff looked like off head chickens, waited 45min for a toasted sandwich. Staff not friendly at all and not helpful in any way

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

Dear Estelle V Again please accept my apologies that your visit to our restaurant was not up to standard, and thank you for taking my call and engaging with me. I have addressed your area's of concern with my team and I am sure that there will be a marked improvement. Craig Swart general Manager

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I enjoyed the hotel stay. The staff at reception and at the restaurant are friendly and very helpful. They need to look into upgrading the menu, especially for dinner. It was lack lustre. The hotel needs to look at having irons & iron boards into each room.

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

Dear NgwanaM Thank you for the review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and the friendliness of the staff. We are currently testing new menu items and will have a new menu shortly so your next stay will be even better. We have looked into the irons in every room however the risk far outweighs the rewards. We...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

1) lunch staff have incorrect info to advise re dinner offerings 2) bath in 'upgraded' room is tiny, old and faded 3) wood paneling falling apart in room 4) general feeling and 'smell' of the hotel is 1 to 2 stars max 5) painting and general feeling is a faded remnant of something once decent 6) staff appear tired and...

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

Dear davidgreen69 Thank you for your review and for taking my call to get further feedback. Whilst it is never nice to receive a complaint. Sometimes we need to hear it so that we can rectify accordingly and grow better from the experience. I have heard your comments and will be rectifying where possible so that our offering improves accordingly....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre 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 Centre 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 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: R992 - R1 515 (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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