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    Emerald Resort & Casino

    777 Frikkie Meyer Blvd, Vanderbijlpark 1900, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent42%
    • Very good32%
    • Average15%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible4%
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    Public Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 3 May 2017

    My fiance and I needed a break. We didn't want to go too far from Joburg so an hour out of town and Emerald Resort & Casino was the place we decided on. We checked in and went up to our room at the hotel....More

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    Response from Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & CasinoResponded 11 May 2017

    Hello Shannon C Thank you for your review and rating us the full 5 stars on TripAdvisor. It was our pleasure to host you and your husband-to-be. I'm pleased that you enjoyed yourselves so much at Emerald Resort & Casino and felt so at home....More

    Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

    Had a 2 night stay in this hotel as part of the South African Round Table weekend. Nice place with lots of facilities such as camping ground, event spaces, casino, dining, market. They have a good breakfast area and the gala evening had a great...More

    Thank AlexisvanDam
    Response from Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & CasinoResponded 8 May 2017

    Hello AlexisvanDam Thank you for your review of Emerald Resort & Casino and rating us so highly on TripAdvisor. It was great hosting you and the Round Table and I am pleased that everyone had such a good time. As the premier business and leisure...More

    Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

    Stayed for 2 nights at the self catering lodge, rooms clean and comfortable. The pools at the lodge is not heated , the aqua dome was over crowded and the water looked horribly dirty! Not much food option inside the resort. The kids enjoyed the...More

    Thank Fatima S
    Response from Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & CasinoResponded 25 April 2017

    Hello Fatima S Thank you for your review and comments. Your feedback is appreciated. As customer service is of great importance to us, cleanliness, your safety and security is always at the forefront of our minds. Thank you too for bringing Aquadome to our attention....More

    Reviewed 20 April 2017

    Emerald Resort & Casino is a beautiful resort with luxury affordable accommodation. Their all round services are very good. I signed up as a card holder and was amazed that on their entry level (green card),you could get up to 10% off meals purchased from...More

    Thank sivajig2017
    Response from Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & CasinoResponded 25 April 2017

    Hello sivajig2017 Thank you for your review and comments. In order to constantly evaluate our property and staff, your comments are appreciated. I am pleased that you and the family had such a good time with us. As the premier leisure and business destination in...More

    Reviewed 18 April 2017

    It is the best place to have fun time for the whole family, there is kids zone, aqua-dome, spa, casino etc. We visited the kids zone and aqua-dome and was indeed splendid, the kids had the fun time just before the school re-open.More

    Thank Daphny L
    Response from Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & CasinoResponded 21 April 2017

    Hello Daphny L Thank you for your review and for rating us so highly. As the premier leisure and business destination in the Vaal, we certainly do cater to the entire family and I'm pleased that you all managed to experience so many of our...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Laundry Service
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Conference Facilities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Casino and Gambling
    • Outdoor pool
    • Spa
    • Indoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$59 - US$185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 77
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Gauteng >
    • Vanderbijlpark
    • Also Known As
    • Emerald Safari Hotel Vanderbijlpark
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    selvaganthievijaym
    14 March 2017|
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    Response from X3962GBlaurentp | Property representative |
    Hello selvaganthievijaym Thank you for the question. The reviews on TripAdvisor are from a personal perspective and experience. Although there are some negative reviews (as all service orientated organisations have), the... More
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    6 March 2017|
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    Hello Geoff, unfortunately, due to health and safety, we do not allow pets at the Resort.
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