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Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
Reviewed 26 November 2013

I just want to rate Breeze Restaurant and not the rest of the Resort. Its really a nice setup, the outside area is really pretty and especially if you have kids wanting to play, the outside area is perfect. The food was really horrible.. we ordered schnitzels which we could not eat, the fish fingers were a weird greenish colour...

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Scotland
Reviewed 31 October 2013

We stayed as a family of 4 at this resort for two nights on a bed and breakfast basis. We had interconnecting rooms. The rooms were just OK not that big and could have been cleaner. The shower wasn't good, the hot tap said cold on it and the shower was going hot and cold. On the first night we...

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3Thank Zoomer22
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 23 October 2013

We have stayed at the Chalets and the Hotel and both are well equipped and well priced. The family orientated facilities are great for a family with young or teenaged kids. The food offering is also ok and at the chalets you can easily cater for yourself. (stay away from the BREEZE restaurant... service was shocking, although food was great)...

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2Thank TravellerCza
Thane, Maharashtra, India
Reviewed 28 September 2013

I stayed two times in Resort & each stay is for four days. Location is good , peaceful & enjoyable for with family & friends. Breakfast is full of fresh fruits , dry fruits & other continental food items. Rooms are also conformable. Only food item options are limited. You require your vehicle to move around resort area. Overall experience...

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Johannesburg
Reviewed 15 September 2013

we went to stay at the River Resort cottages at Emerald Casino a couple of weeks' ago. We'd picked up one of those deals that gave you accommodation, vouchers for food, the aquadome and the animal park for a low price. Our feeling was that we were very glad that we'd gone on a deal and not paid full price,...

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1Thank MargsCarte
Malmö, Skåne Län, Sweden
Reviewed 27 August 2013

I stayed at the Emerald Resort during a business trip in May 2013. It was wonderfully relaxing, the rooms were quiet, clean, the internet worked flawlessly, and all the facilities were in good order. Definitely value for money, and I had a hard time not thinking that I was on holiday.

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Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
Reviewed 30 July 2013

The Emerald Resort and Casino is very close to our home and so if we have visitors especially from overseas it is somewhere nice to take them. There is a Safari Park with lots of animals, a Water World for kids, amusements for all ages. Good restaurants from upmarket to fast food. I haven't stayed in the Hotel or Lodges...

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1Thank Tom O
Ottawa
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Was in South Africa on business and stayed at the Emerald. The staff was excellent and the breakfast was incredible. Room was clean and very nice. Would recommend this hotel to anyone. As for the restaurants we ate at 2 of the casino restaurants, Breeze and the one inside the casino (can't remember the name, high stakes or something like...

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Butler, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 May 2013

we stayed at this lovely hotel on may 10th and checked out on sat. it was beauitful..balconey room,great view of ocean.great staff..very knowledgeable..i told them i will be back and we are planning to go back next may..well worth the money

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 8 May 2013

Arrived here late Monday night to find wrappers under the luxury slipper bath, clearly cleaning was not very thorough the day before. Day 2 and Day 3, my breakfast room service (my yoghurt) from the Day 2's breakfast is still in my room - charming, outside the fridge. My dinner from Day 2, take away pizza and salad is still...

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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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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • 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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“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
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 of 5 bubbles Megans2112, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“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.”
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