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Emerald Resort & Casino

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Vanderbijlpark
Reviewed 2 April 2015

Our stay was an enjoyable one, My toddler had such a great time that he cannot stop talking about it. all the activities are great for family outings and couples.We will most definately be back very soon.

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MarkinSA, Public Relations Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Hello L B Thank you for adding your review to Tripadvisor. I am very pleased that your toddler enjoyed it so much that he cannot stop speaking about the experience. Emerald Resort & Casino always has something for everyone. As you mentioned families and couples certainly enjoy all the entertainment options, in fact on the 25th April we will be...

Kempton Park, South Africa
Reviewed 1 April 2015

A lovely place for the family, would love to come back when it is not raining. We love paddling (canoeing) and bird watching. The 2 sleeper chalet was sufficient for our need for the short stay. Thank you

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Hello Z L Thank you for your feedback. Even though it was raining when you visited there are still numerous activities and entertainment for the entire family. Aquadome, our indoor climate controlled water park, is the perfect place to spend time during inclement weather. I hope that you will be able to experience all of our natural beauty that the...

Polokwane, South Africa
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Everything was in place and we had an excellent time. We enjoyed all the activities and would come and stay there again. The animal park was very clean and tidy, with a good variety of animals and reptiles. Kids enjoyed the Aquadome and the games.

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Hello W O Thank you for taking the time to add your comments on Tripadvisor. We look forward to welcoming you and your family back to Emerald Resort & Casino. Greg Soutter Operation Executive

Vanderbijlpark
Reviewed 1 April 2015

The service we received was great! We would recommend anyone to stay at Emerald Resort and Casino!!!! I had to make a booking on the last minute and the staff was quick to help me I was impressed!!!! And we loved that there was a park and ride bus available for the kidz to go and see the show of...

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MarkinSA, Public Relations Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Hello L V Thank you for reviewing Emerald Resort & Casino on Tripadvisor and recommending us. Our staff are there to assist our guests in all aspects from the time that you book with us, until you leave. Because safety and security are a top priority for us, guests can feel comfortable and secure in the knowledge that their vehicles...

Vanderbijlpark
Reviewed 31 March 2015

i totally enjoyed and looking forward to some special to make another family trip..... LOVED IT.. ALSO LVED THE CASINO, LOOKING FORWARD TO MORE GOOD TIMES AT EMERALD. As for me been the person that booked for Emerald i'm so proud that everyone had an awesome time, my grand kids was the best if they have to discribe to you...

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MarkinSA, Public Relations Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Hello B C Thank you for taking the time to comment on our Tripadvisor page. It always excites me when people have an amazing time at Emerald Resort & Casino as a family. We firmly believe that we are the premier entertainment destination in the Vaal with activities and entertainment for the entire family. I look forward to welcoming you...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Although a short stay, the entire experience was what I will call a holiday. The atmosphere was relaxing and restful. We all really enjoyed the stay. The rooms were just the right size and the central air-conditioner. The self catering kitchen was well equipped.

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MarkinSA, Public Relations Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Hello A o A Thank you for the review. Visitor feedback is important to us to ensure that our levels of service remain optimal. Our River Resort is the ideal family getaway nestled in close proximity to the serene waters of the Vaal River. I hope that during your stay you took advantage of visiting Animal World and enjoyed a...

Vanderbijlpark
Reviewed 26 March 2015

It was excellent experience family get away. A real quality time with the family. Aqua-dome, was the cherry on top for the kids. Your place is stunning and the service is excellent. keep up the good work guys.

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MarkinSA, Public Relations Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Hello De M Thank you for your feedback. Aquadome is one of the more popular activities at Emerald Resort & Casino that everyone looks forward to. No matter the weather (even during mid winter), it’s always summer in this climate controlled environment. I hope that you and your family will visit again soon. Greg Soutter Operations Executive

Vanderbijlpark
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Excellent Service. Well done to the helpful and friendly staff . Accomodation was clean and tidy . The lifeguards were very diligent at the Aquadome. A lot of activities. I wish I had more time to do everything with my kids.

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MarkinSA, Public Relations Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Hello It C Thank you for your positive comments in this review. It means a lot to our staff that their work ethics are appreciated. The lifeguards at Aquadome are professionally trained and as safety is our primary concern, they will always put the safety of our visitors first. The easiest solution to experience our other entertainment options like Animal...

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 25 March 2015

really enjoyed the stay. Chalets a bit far from everything, and also wimpy etc closed at 6 so had to rush to get something to eat. animal world was ok but i think you need to get more animals in. My son is 4 years and he expected more

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MarkinSA, Public Relations Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Hello As T Thank you for taking the time to post this feedback. The River Resort was purposely built away from the main hotel and entertainment centre to maintain a peaceful atmosphere and an area that families can enjoy. All the fast food providers and franchises at Aquadome are independently managed and run. Our own Breeze Restaurant is however open...

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Peaceful and tranquil surroundings, ideal for a short weekend break. Accomadation is excellent and most comfortable. A short distance from Johannesburg and Pretoria. The Bush Lodge is set amongst the trees away from the Hotel, creating a wonderful feeling of isolation. The finishes are of a high standard. Room service is efficient.

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Hello Prianne Thank you for your review of Emerald Resort & Casino. The Bush Lodges were purposely built away from the main hotel and entertainment centre to maintain this peacefulness and tranquillity. I am sure that you are aware of the 24 hour shuttle service available to transport guests between the main hotel, entertainment capital and the Bush Lodges. We...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Casino and Gambling
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: R965 - R1 150 (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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