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Vanderbijlpark
Reviewed 16 January 2017

that is an excellent place to stay with more than 20 channels, I enjoyed the supers port channels very much than anything, a smooth bedroom mattress, air conditioner, kitchen sofas to stay. I was like at home, hot water a nearby braai place , jeees I wish I can comeback again

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Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Hello nnb2017 Thank you for rating Emerald Resort & Casino the maximum on TripAdvisor. 'Home away from home', those are the customer comments that we really like hearing! We pride ourselves on being able to cater to the entire family and as such we have so much for everyone to do and experience. I hope that you tried some our...

Boksburg, South Africa
Reviewed 16 January 2017

wonderful even though the weather was gloomy, the staff were friendly and accommodating at all times and all hours . Really enjoyed the activities at the entertainment area and check in and check out was smooth and fuss free

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Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Hello aksk2017 Thank you for your review and rating us so highly on TripAdvisor. Even though the weather was gloomy, you certainly brightened up our day and I'm pleased to see that all of our activities and entertainment kept your day bright too. Fuss free - I like those words when describing your check-in and check-out. We all look forward...

Vanderbijlpark
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We have enjoy our stay at the resort it was awesome , we really enjoyed our stay. We are spreading the news about your excellent service and the nice place to go and visit in Gauteng to our friends.We are planning to come back very soon with our parent

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Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Hello O9422RMtm Thank you for your review and rating us the full 5 stars on TripAdvisor. We appreciate the recommendations too - many thanks. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Adventure Awaits!

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The place is very entertaining, the kids really enjoyed it. more focus needed on maintaining chalets. I did not like the smell of toilets, the lawn was huge, the drainage flow on the shower was not good at all.

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Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Hello moseroan Thank you for your review and comments - the feedback is always appreciated. I am pleased that you consider Emerald Resort & Casino 'entertaining' and that the kids enjoyed it. I do however apologise that the chalets did not meet with your expectations or our normal high standards. Your comments will be passed onto the River Resort management...

Vanderbijlpark
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I recommend that you widen the roads between the chalets as it was difficult to park next to the chalets. Reversing my car was a nightmare. My car got a minor damage or scratch on the front bumper. I hope u improve.

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Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Hello 452dmm Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry that you feel the roads are too narrow between the chalets. River Resort was designed to offer guests maximum space to enjoy themselves within a tranquil and natural setting, while the roads were planned for easy access and to accommodate guest's vehicles fairly easily. Should you feel that your designated...

Centurion
Reviewed 13 January 2017

It was a great surprise to hear that we were upgraded from the chalet to the hotel. I have stayed at the hotel before and will definitely recommend it. The hotel was clean, the staff was very friendly and the facilities were great.

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Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Hello denishreem Thank you for your review and rating us the full 5 stars on TripAdvisor. Only the best is good enough for our guests! It was our pleasure to ensure that you had the best time here at Emerald Resort & Casino. Thank you too for your complimentary mentions of the staff and facilities, I will pass your comments...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We had a great time with our kids (aged 8 and 5). There is plenty for the kids to do with the aquadome, games arcade, 10-pin bowling, zoo, put-put, game drives, etc. The service was excellent and we would highly recommend this for a good value family break. Another bonus is that it is just 1 hour from Joburg.

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Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Hello therunningmann Thank you for rating Emerald Resort & Casino the maximum on TripAdvisor. As the premier leisure and business destination in the Vaal, we certainly cater to the entire family. I am pleased that you enjoyed yourselves so much at our many entertainment facilities on offer. Aquadome and Animal World are indeed popular destinations for our guests. I hope...

Vanderbijlpark
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Wonderful experience! The Chalet was clean, within walking distance of the Vaal River, we enjoyed the restaurants and the Sport Bar, just think your wine per glass were too expensive in Casino. Enjoyed playing put-put, the aquadome was fantastice, just a pity we couldnt go on a game drive and boat trip, because of bad weather! We liked the location...

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Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Hello mannie2017 Thank you for your great feedback, we’re so pleased you enjoyed the adventure with us. We are sorry about the weather, if we could have made it a more beautiful day for you we certainly would have tried. It’s great that you got the full Aquadome and putt putt experience and we hope that you visit us again...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The package offered is great value for money. The aquadome and animal world are fun and entertaining o it is an excellent choice if you have children. The grounds and chalets however need maintenance and upgrade.

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Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Hello susankO2329YF Thank you for your feedback, we are currently undergoing ongoing maintenance throughout our chalets and are excited to see the finished product as we’re sure you will be too! We’re so pleased you were able to have the Aquadome and Animal World experience and we look forward to you joining us again on your next adventure into the...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The chalets are fully airconditioned and had all the creature comforts including full DSTV. The safety was excellent.and the cleaners did a good job. Beds and bedding was clean and comfortable. The braai even accommodates a potjie pot.

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Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Hello raj_krishanduth Thank you for your great feedback and rating us so highly on TripAdvisor. We take pride in providing our customers with everything they need to ensure they receive the best experiences with us, including having a great potjie, maybe you can invite us to join you next time. See you again soon. Adventure Awaits!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Casino and Gambling
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Internet
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Services
  • 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
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
When you come to the Emerald Resort & Casino - part of the world famous Caesars Entertainment Group based in Las Vegas - you come on an adventure. Situated on a lush private estate on the banks of the Vaal River, just 45 minutes drive from OR Tambo International Airport, perfect for short breaks, finest dining and the up-close drama of a game drive at our Animal World. Our conference facility is the only venue in the area with the ability to seamlessly host sessions for anywhere between 3 and 3000, the only venue to be trusted to host an event for the United Nations. Our magnificent estate gives us the ability to offer and deliver an unrivalled range of three and four star accommodation and teambuilding activities. We are your premier entertainment and business destination in the Vaal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emerald Resort & Casino

Address: 777 Frikkie Meyer Blvd, Vanderbijlpark 1900, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Vanderbijlpark
Price Range: R1 049 - R1 468 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Emerald Resort & Casino 3*
Number of rooms: 77
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Emerald Safari Hotel Vanderbijlpark
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