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Boksburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was an excellent overnight stay, the facilities at the pool were good, we used room service from the bar twice and it was good, dinner were affordable and food were prepared very tasty. Overall great experience, Thank you.

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

Hello Elsa S Happy New Year! Thank you for your review and rating Emerald Resort & Casino so highly on TripAdvisor. It was our pleasure to host you and I am pleased that you enjoyed your overnight stay with us. Thank you for choosing us! I hope that you can stay longer with us next time to have the opportunity...

Kempton Park, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bush Lodge is an excellent accommodation for family. It is well secured with security at the main gate. It is indeed a security estate. The finishes are great! The lodge is closer to the hotel and the quietness around the lodge is great.

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

Hello X2619VLrm Happy New Year! Thank you for your review and rating us the maximum 5 stars on TripAdvisor. Our Bush Lodge is indeed the ultimate accommodation for luxury, security, tranquillity and comfort. We feel that it is important for our guests to escape the hustle and bustle of city life when they visit us and it is always easy...

Johannesburg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The resort was superb for us and catered for our kids enjoyment which is very difficult to find...they enjoyed and we will definitely make a return trip. The accommodation was clean and very quiet. Thank you!

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

Hello cn2017 Happy New Year! Thank you for your review and rating Emerald Resort & Casino the maximum 5 stars on TripAdvisor. As the premier leisure and business destination in the Vaal we certainly cater to the entire family and I'm pleased that you (and especially the kids) enjoyed yourselves so much. Let us know what your and the kids...

Vanderbijlpark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow.... This was a great experience, peaceful, tranquil and awesome service. Beautiful mesmerising house. State of the art and amazing view. Perfect family holiday the jacuzzi made it all cherry on top

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

Hello lpm2016 Happy New Year! Thank you for your review and rating us the full 5 stars on TripAdvisor. I am pleased that you and your family had such a memorable experience at Emerald Resort & Casino's Bush Lodge. It is a well known fact that Emerald Resort & Casino has so much to offer everyone, from accommodation, entertainment and...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kids really enjoyed it. Aquadome pools slightly too cold but other than that lots of fun. Maintenance staff very helpful and place is tidy and well kept. Good service, keen staff and all round perfect for the family.

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

Hello ray552 Happy New Year! Thank you for your review and rating us the full 5 stars on TripAdvisor. We apologise if Aquadome's water was slightly too cold. Thank you too for compliments - I will certainly pass these onto the staff as they do appreciate the feedback. I am pleased that the kids enjoyed themselves so much and I...

Vanderbijlpark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All was perfect staff was great.. visit was great.. stuff to do was nice.. the bush lodge was very nice.. the breakfast was excellent.. the friendly staff was also very nice.. will come again and again

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

Hello ea2017 Happy New Year! Thank you for your review and rating Emerald Resort & Casino the full 5 stars on TripAdvisor. Thank you too for your complimentary review - I will certainly pass this onto the staff as they do appreciate the feedback. We look forward to seeing you all again soon. Adventure Awaits!

Roodepoort, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic place and perfect family place for the boys and myself. We had the most beautiful Christmas there and we have decided to keep this a tradition. The rooms are spacious and comfortable and the food is delicious

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

Hello Tammy S Happy New Year! Thank you for your review and rating Emerald Resort & Casino the full 5 stars on TripAdvisor. Christmas is indeed special and very memorable at Emerald Resort & Casino and we are very pleased that you and your boys have made it a tradition to celebrate with us. It was a pleasure to host...

Vanderbijlpark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good experience. Service good rooms well looked after grounds well kept. Not a bad place to take the family for get away. Que quite long at check in but manageable. Will definaty be back in the future.

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

Hello 458kw Happy New Year and thank you for rating us so highly on TripAdvisor. As the premier leisure and business destination in the Vaal, we certainly do cater to the entire family. I apologise for the longer than usual queue during your check-in. December is however a very popular month for families to visit the Resort as there is...

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the emerald resort and water park on the 25th Dec 2016. Wasted our time and money. We had visitors and thought it will be a great day out. Was a group of about 20. An hours drive to the place only to find water is cold. One staff member said it is because they just opened but it will...

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

Hello afzal3012 Thank you for your review and feedback. I apologise that your experience at Aquadome did not live up to your expectations and we will consult with the Leisure & Experience Manager to find out if there was anything untoward on the day as we did not receive any other complaints. I would love to invite you and your...

Randburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall excellent and professional. Will definitely be coming back. Lots of activities. Food was well presented and well cooked. A great place for Xmas lunch. Impressed with their reception front desk and room service. Kept clean 24/7. Value for money. Free shuttle service to all activities.

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

Hello paii2016 Thank you for your review and rating us the full 5 stars on TripAdvisor. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you so much for your very positive feedback. We look forward to having you back soon.

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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 072 - R1 153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Emerald Resort & Casino 4*
Number of rooms: 77
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Emerald Safari Hotel Vanderbijlpark
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Sorry, I did not stay in the hotel. I was a day visitor to the restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles FransiolemtruP, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms close to the pool is a much bette option. It gives you a stunning view of the suuroundings”
 of 5 bubbles Megans2112, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I can only vouch for bush lodges as I haven't stayed at hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 812mjacobs, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“look at other establishments in the area - couldnt be worse ...”
 of 5 bubbles Kiwi_Dave_B, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“really great for family holiday. the aquadome is a gem for kids.”
 of 5 bubbles 191rememberr, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
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