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Emerald Resort & Casino
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Vanderbijlpark
Vanderbijlpark
1 review
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Wonderful place for a family getaway. It was raining quite a bit during our stay but having so many indoor activities made it really fun. It was really fun especially for our kids. Will be back again!

  • Stayed January 2017, travelled with family
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Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino, responded to this review, 13 January 2017
Hello surashas

Thank you for your review and rating Emerald Resort & Casino the maximum 5 stars on TripAdvisor.

I am pleased that you and the kids enjoyed yourselves so much at Emerald Resort & Casino for your family getaway. As you mentioned, whatever the weather at the Resort, there are many entertainment options available for the entire family. For example, it's great having our very own water-park - the Aquadome - under cover and in a temperature controlled environment. We look forward to welcoming you and kids back again soon. Adventure Awaits!
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Vanderbijlpark
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

I have not traveled for a long time. So this was a trip where we didn't know what to expect.

We were treated with respect I must say. The shuttle services were superb. The gentlemen (drivers) even took the time to open doors for us.
They did not classify according to race or gender, they treated even children with respect.

This was an awesome trip where we were able to do fun activities as a family under one roof. My children enjoyed the Aqua dome and didn't want to go home. My husband enjoyed the riverside view of our chalet.
The only disappointment was the game drive which did not take place because of the weather and no breakfast.
Other than that, our trip was satisfactory.

  • Stayed January 2017, travelled with family
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Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino, responded to this review, 13 January 2017
Thank you for your review and rating us so highly on TripAdvisor.

Throughout the staff hierarchy, we know and understand that it's the small things that make all the difference and that you, our guest, are our most important asset. As the premier leisure and business destination in the Vaal we certainly cater to the entire family and will always be treated as royalty. As safety is a priority to us, there are some activities, like the game drive, that needs to be cancelled during inclement weather conditions. It is always an activity to look forward to the next time that you visit us. Adventure Awaits!
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Vanderbijlpark
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

the place is beautiful, but to to the rain the entire week-end, my boys could not leave the chalet, the place is extremly neat and tidy,they still have the vouchers given to them which they could not use or go anywhere.

  • Stayed January 2017, travelled with friends
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Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino, responded to this review, 13 January 2017
Hello denisegU5904ZU

Thank you for your review and rating us the maximum 5 stars on TripAdvisor.

Thank you too for your complimentary comments. Whatever the weather at Emerald Resort & Casino, there are many entertainment options available for the kids that are indoors. Should the rain hamper your outdoor activities during your next stay, please request the use of the complimentary shuttle that will transport you and kids wherever you would like to go within the confines of the Resort. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Adventure Awaits!
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Vanderbijlpark
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

Friendly and helpful check-in staff as well as restaurant staff. We enjoyed the awesome daily buffet breakfast served at the hotel restaurant. The premises is very neat and tidy and the location suited us well as it was only an hour and 15 minutes drive from the east of Johannesburg. The kids also enjoyed their stay as there are enough activities to keep themselves busy.

  • Stayed December 2016, travelled with family
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Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino, responded to this review, 13 January 2017
Hello rct2017

Thank you for your review and rating us so highly on TripAdvisor.

I am pleased that you and the kids enjoyed your holiday with us. Thank you too for your wonderful feedback, it's always great to hear that our Resort is performing well and living up to all the expectations of our guests. The Hotel breakfast buffet is a treat for everyone and the variety and quality is commented on most favourably by our guests. As you have mentioned, we are much closer to Johannesburg than many people think and offer some unique business and leisure experiences. We look forward to welcoming (and the family) back soon. Adventure Awaits!
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Lenasia, South Africa
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Nice place for a short stay / weekend getaway. Mini-store could be better stocked. They could improve on facilities for children such as jungle gyms, have more child related activities and provide better facilities for fishermen.

  • Stayed January 2017, travelled with family
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Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino, responded to this review, 11 January 2017
Hello 947srb

Thank you for your feedback and constructive comments. We will discuss these internally for implementation. Our guests who stay at our River Resort accommodation do indeed have great access to fishing in the Vaal River, I hope that you asked for assistance from our team? If not please do enquire ahead of your next visit so we can make the necessary arrangements for you if you felt that anything was lacking. With regard to children’s activities we have too many options to mention here but some of these include our indoor water park Aquadome, our zoo Animal World, ten pin bowling, wall climbing, putt putt and so much more! We hope that you get a chance to visit us again soon and experience more of the Resort at your leisure.
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Property: Emerald Resort & Casino
Address: 777 Frikkie Meyer Blvd, Vanderbijlpark 1900, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Vanderbijlpark
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Casino and Gambling Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Vanderbijlpark
Price range (per night): R1 058 - R1 509
Hotel Class:4 star — Emerald Resort & Casino 4*
Number of rooms: 77
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 
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