Smilin Thru Resort  Verified Listing

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Hotel Rooms: (2 PAX) (From R750 /night.)

Sleeps 2 people, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom.

The African Village Hotel is perfect for Corporate Functions and ... Business Travel. 20 Single Rooms with an En-Suite Bathroom each. Private Swimming pool & Lapa. Secure Parking. *** Please book your Meals separately***

Refundable Breakage Deposit: R500

Bedroom 1

2 Twin bed

From R750 /night
 

Rondawels: (4 Sleeper) (From R990 /night.)

Sleeps 4 people, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom.

The full on Self Catering Rondawels are situated on ... the River Bank. This is an open Plan Unit with a fully equipped Kitchenette and a Bathroom. NO: TV, Towels or Cleaning Materials. Build in Braai. Secure Parking. Fishing available.

Rate Basis: Self catering (no meals included)

Refundable Breakage Deposit: R500

Bedroom 1

1 Double, 1 Bunk bed

From R990 /night
 

Chalets: (4 Sleeper) (From R1120 /night.)

Sleeps 4 people, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom.

The full on Self Catering Chalets is a 1 Bedroom, ... Open Plan Unit with a fully equipped Kitchenette and Bathroom. 1 Double Bed, 1 Bunk Bed Patio. Picnic Table. Build in Braai NO: TV, Towels or Cleaning Materials

Rate Basis: Self catering (no meals included)

Refundable Breakage Deposit: R500

Bedroom 1

1 Double

Bedroom 2

2 Single

From R1120 /night
 

Cottages: (4 Sleeper) (From R1300 /night.)

Sleeps 4 people, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom.

The full on Self Catering Cottages are a 1 Bedroom ... with a fully equipped Kitchen and Bathroom (Bath). 1 Double Bed, 1 Bunk Bed in No.9 and 2 Single Beds in No.10. Patio. Picnic Table. Build in Braai. Secure Parking. NO: TV, Towels or Cleaning Materials

Rate Basis: Self catering (no meals included)

Refundable Breakage Deposit: R500

Bedroom 1

1 Double, 2 Single

From R1300 /night
 

Cottages: (6 Sleeper) (From R1550 /night.)

Sleeps 6 people, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom.

The full on Self Catering Cottages is a 2 Bedroom ... Unit with a fully equipped Kitchen and Bathroom. 1 Double Bed, 2 Bunk Beds. Patio. Picnic Table. Build in Braai. Not on the River Bank. NO: TV, Towels or Cleaning Materials

Rate Basis: Self catering (no meals included)

Refundable Breakage Deposit: R500

Bedroom 1

1 Double

Bedroom 2

2 Bunk bed

From R1550 /night
 

River Lodge: (8 Sleeper) (From R1850 /night.)

Sleeps 8 people, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms.

3 Bedroom River Lodge has a Lounge, Dining, Kitchen & ... Bathroom. Corner Bath in Main Bedroom. Patio. Built in Braai. Private Fencing. Situated on the river bank. NO: TV, Towels or Cleaning Materials

Rate Basis: Self catering (no meals included)

Refundable Breakage Deposit: R800

Bedroom 1

1 Double

Bedroom 2

2 Sofa bed

Bedroom 3

5 Single

From R1850 /night
 

Smilin Suite: (10 Sleeper) (From R2150 /night.)

Sleeps 10 people, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms.

Smilin Suite is a full on 3 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, ... Lounge, Dining, Kitchen, Bar & Loft. 2 Double Beds, 2 Single Beds & 2 Bunk Beds. Patio. Build in Braai. Private. Not on the river bank. NO: TV, Towels or Cleaning Materials

Rate Basis: Self catering (no meals included)

Refundable Breakage Deposit: R1000

Bedroom 1

1 Double

Bedroom 2

1 Double

Bedroom 3

3 Single

Bedroom 4

3 Single

From R2150 /night
 

River View Camping (From R150 /night.)

Sleeps 8 people, 1 Bedroom.

Spacious Camping & Caravan site with ablutions and amenities conveniently ... located nearby. Max 8 people per stand. On the river bank. Great for fishing. Each Stand has a Water Tap, Electrical 3 Point Plug, Water tap and a Light.

campsite (no bedrooms)

1 Floor mattress

From R150 /night
 

Upper Terrace Camping (From R110 /night.)

Sleeps 8 people, 1 Bedroom.

Upper Terrace Camp Stands are not on the River Front. Ideal ... for tenting and Camping. Max 8 people per stand. Not on the river bank. Each Stand has a Water Tap, Electrical 3 Point Plug, Braaier and a Light.

campsite (no bedrooms)

1 Floor mattress

From R110 /night
 

Fisherman's Cabin (From R1550 /night.)

Sleeps 6 people, 1 Bedroom.

Full on Self Catering Cabin with 1 Double Bed, 2 ... Bunk Beds in an open plan with an equipped Kitchen & Bathroom. Spacious stoep with Braaier. Best Fishing spot on the river. NO: TV, Towels or Cleaning Materials.

Rate Basis: Self catering (no meals included)

Bedroom 1

1 Double, 2 Bunk bed

From R1550 /night
 
Kitchenette
Fishing
Stove
Kettle
Braai/BBQ Area
Parking on Premises
Kids Play Area
Bar fridge
Communal Swimming Pool
Restaurant

Welcome to Smilin Thru Resort Parys,

Smilin Thru Resort is a 3-star self-catering resort situated on the banks of the Vaal River in the heart of Vredefort Dome World Heritage Site.

Located in the Vaal Triangle area of South Africa on the outskirts of Parys approximately 8kms from the town, where the borders of the Free State, North West Province and Gauteng meet, we are only one and a half hours drive from Johannesburg.

Our resort offers accommodation in the form of Rondawels, two-bedroom Chalets & Cottages, Fishermans Lodges, Luxury Lodge, Camping Terrain which accommodates Caravanning & Tent Campers. Our 4-star African Villiage Hotel offers an authentic guest experience, whether you're staying for a vacation or for business.

Our experienced management and professional service team are on hand 24/7 to accommodate all your needs to ensure a worry-free environment for our guests.

Smilin Thru Resort is the perfect laid-back holiday destination where the natural beauty is tranquil & mesmerizing, a scenic paradise in the unspoiled nature of the Vaal River area, ideal for a weekend getaway, fishing trip or extended holiday!

Terms and Conditions Self Catering:

Please ensure that you bring the following with:
- Your own bathroom and pool towels, extra toilet paper, flash lights, and/or electric fans and Extra blankets if required (only one per bed provided)
- Cleaning liquids and utensils for washing the dishes (you may upon arrival request that the dishes be washed by our staff every morning for an additional fee of R100.00 per day)

We DO NOT allow the following:
- Music from cars or units/caravans/tents or devices (as we would like you to come and relax and respect other guests).
No music is allowed from parked cars or mobile speakers anywhere on the resort.
- Fireworks - The use of fireworks is STRICTLY PROHIBITED. You will be told to leave the resort IMMEDIATELY
- Eating or drinking around and in the pool, unless purchased from the restaurant or kiosk. NO GLASS BOTTLES OR GLASSES ALLOWED NEAR THE POOL.
- Bicycles, roller skates/blades and/or skateboards in the pool area.
- Pets, unless they are managed with a leash while on the resort, and "poop" is cleaned by the owner.
- The speed limit on the resort is 15 Km per hour. Speedsters will get a fine of R500.00 and will be asked to leave the premises.
- Motorcycles or Quad Bikes are NOT allowed.
- Swearing, abusive behavior and excessive drinking is not allowed. Liquor and food is limited to your living units and may not be taken into the pool area, restaurants or bars on the resort. Own liquor will result in a Corkage charge of R250.00 per Cooler Box.
- Fires anywhere else but in the braais provided. Littering will lead to a fine of R150. Wood is available at the Kiosk, no dead trees may be used for firewood.

Please take note of the following:
- The resort is 54 years old, and we are currently in year 2 of a 5 year plan to upgrade the resort. For this reason some units are already upgraded. Rest assured that we will attend to ALL of them.
All equipment is used at your own risk and the resort will not accept liability for theft, damage or injury to any person or personal belongings.
- The person that receives these Terms and Conditions undertakes to bring it to the attention of ALL the members of his/her group.
- The Right of Admission is Reserved.
- Fire arms are to be declared at reception and may not be displayed during your visit. Own safekeeping essential.
- Booking Deposits must be paid and emailed back within 48 hours after the booking is made - Any booking not confirmed with receipt of your deposit will be deemed as cancelled by the following day.
- The balance is payable upon arrival NB.: Should your booking be done less than ONE week before arrival, the FULL amount must be paid within 24 hours before arrival.

- Book-in times are STRICTLY14:00 daily and Book-out times are 10:00. TheMain Gate will be open for 08h00 till 20h00 for check is. Please arrange if you have difficulties like serious emergencies if you are running late.
- No complaints later than 30 minutes after your arrival will be accepted.
- Please note that we have no control over electrical "power-outs",
mechanical failures and/or rain. We may experience Load Shedding.
- Failure to book out on time and Dishes not washed before departure will result in the Breakage Deposit being forfeited.

- Breakage Deposit is payable in CASH with arrival.
All Hotel Rooms, Rondawels, Chalets & Cottages - R500.00
River Lodge - R800.00
Smilin Suite - R1000.00

- Only one vehicle per booking will be allowed. Any additional vehicles will be required to park in the common areas, reception or behind the ablutions.
- Visitors are allowed between 08:00 and 17:00 only. Normal Day Visitor rates.
- Monkeys - please do NOT feed or tease them as they do get very aggressive. Various snake species like Puff-Adders and Rinkhals form part of our habitat please avoid them at all times and call at reception to report sightings. Please note that in the event of a snake bite it is important to identify the species.
- Socket outlets in the caravan and camping sites are limited to 15Amp per two adjoining sites, so please limit electrical appliances. No urns, water heaters, air-conditioner units are permitted.

- PLEASE NOTE that we do have FREE range animals on the Property. Please do not feed our animals. The correct food to feed the animals is available at the Kiosk.
--- This resort runs on a NO REFUND policy, and no refunds will be made after booking for any reason.

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Property Type Cottage, Camp, Chalet, Resort
Conditions Show
Check-in 02:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Check-out before 10:00 AM
Cancellation Policy No Refund
Can Be Used For Still Shoots, Wedding
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Reviews

Bianca Janson
14 March 2022

Kids absolutely loved it.

They are busy with renovations, so cant wait to go back and see what they have done when completed.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5

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Parys Reviews

David Speirs
02 May 2022

Did not spend any time in Parys town.

Okay. 3 out of 5
Divesh
02 January 2021

Many choices of resorts.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
David Speirs
01 January 2021

Very unique town and friendly.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Anonymous
25 October 2021

The fact that we could park our car and walk where we wanted to be was great. The antique shops and "Lekker Bistro" made our trip so much more worth it. The fish shop in town is amazing.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Tarryn Drabble
17 October 2021

We enjoyed our stay at Flyfishing paradise and a delicious mouth watering dinner at my favourite restaurant Hoi Polloi.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Heloise Meyer
12 August 2021

Shops and Restaurants!

Superb. 5 out of 5
Eugene Klopper
04 August 2021

The peacefulness and all the antique shops with the lovely restaurants.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
CHRISTEL NEL
05 June 2021

Breestraat is heerlik om in rond te snuffel en later ietsie te gaan eet.
Was heerlik!!!!

Superb. 5 out of 5
James Armstrong
17 May 2021

Fishing, walking.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Hannelie Gyorgyi
13 May 2021

The people are amazing and extremely friendly. O's Restaurant was an amazing place to visit and have lunch.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5