Emerald Resort & Casino

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
In-room safe, blackout drapes, bed sheets

Overview of Emerald Resort & Casino

Emerald Resort & Casino

4.0 star property

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Map
777 Frikkie Meyer Boulevard, Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, 1911

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNorth-West University Vaal Triangle Campus7 min drive
  • Popular LocationStonehaven on Vaal8 min drive
  • Popular LocationVaal University of Technology16 min drive

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About this area

Vanderbijlpark

Located in Vanderbijlpark, Emerald Resort & Casino is in the suburbs and on a river. Local points of interest include North-West University Vaal Triangle Campus, Stonehaven on Vaal, and Vaal University of Technology. Break out the clubs and hit the links with a golf course nearby, or seek out an adventure with mountain biking.

What's nearby

  • North-West University Vaal Triangle Campus - 7 min drive
  • Stonehaven on Vaal - 8 min drive
  • Vaal Mall - 8 min drive
  • DP de Villiers Stadium - 16 min drive
  • Vaal University of Technology - 16 min drive

Getting around

  • O.R. Tambo Intl. Airport (JNB) - 58 min drive

Restaurants

  • Sunflower Guesthouse - 16 min walk
  • Black Forest Grill - 4 min drive
  • Wimpy - 4 min drive
  • RocoMamas Vanderbijlpark - 5 min drive
  • Silverado Spur Steak Ranch - 5 min drive

About this property

Emerald Resort & Casino

Family-friendly hotel with 5 restaurants and full-service spa
Along with 5 restaurants, this smoke-free hotel has a full-service spa and a casino. Free WiFi in public areas is provided, as well as free self parking, a free casino shuttle, and a free manager's reception. Additionally, a water park (surcharge), an outdoor pool, and 9 bars/lounges are onsite.
Emerald Resort & Casino offers 78 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Housekeeping is provided daily.
Guests can experience the thrill of a safari, and take advantage of a water park (surcharge). In addition to a seasonal outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Emerald Spa has 3 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials, and body scrubs. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

The spa is open select days.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free secured self parking on site
  • Free RV/bus/truck parking on site
  • Extended parking on site
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Free casino shuttle
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10 AM: ZAR 200 for adults and ZAR 120 for children
  • 5 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 9 bars/lounges and 1 poolside bar
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Restaurants on site

  • High Stakes Restaurant
  • Breeze Restaurant
  • Sports Bar
  • Wimpy
  • Chop Chop Wok

Things to do

  • Access to nearby health club
  • Arcade/game room
  • Billiards/pool table
  • Boat tours
  • Bowling alley
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Full-service spa
  • Game/wildlife drives
  • Game/wildlife viewing
  • Kayaking
  • Mini golf
  • Motor boating
  • Motorized watercraft
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Rock climbing
  • Safari
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Volleyball
  • Water park access (surcharge)
  • Water skiing

Family friendly

  • Arcade/game room
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Bowling alley
  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini golf
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)
  • Waterslide

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Banquet hall
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference center
  • Meeting room

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 3 treatment rooms
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Sauna
  • Spa open select days

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • 22 casino gaming tables
  • 430 casino slot machines
  • Casino
  • Casino VIP room
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle

More

  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Safe

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Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from January 1 2022 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from July 25 to August 5:
  • Water park

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Breakage deposit: ZAR 500.00 per stay
  • Resort fee: ZAR 500.00 per accommodation, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: ZAR 200 for adults and ZAR 120 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

National rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

Property is also known as

EMERALD SAFARI RESORT & CASINO Vanderbijlpark
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Emerald Casino Vanderbijlpark
Emerald Safari Hotel Vanderbijlpark
Emerald Resort & Casino Hotel
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Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

3.9

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 49 out of 146 reviews
5 - Excellent 34%
Rating 4 - Good. 55 out of 146 reviews
4 - Good 38%
Rating 3 - Okay. 26 out of 146 reviews
3 - Okay 18%
Rating 2 - Poor. 10 out of 146 reviews
2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 6 out of 146 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

3.9/5

Cleanliness

3.8/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

3.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.4/5

Eco-friendliness

3/5 Okay

Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Awesome stay
We really enjoyed to be at Emerald . Staff was friendly and very helpful
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2022

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Disliked: Staff & service
Good accommodation
The stay was good and the accommodation good, but it took 50 minutes to check in even though only a few people were in front of us in the line.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022

4/5 Good

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
amazing
The rooms are clean and spacious and the reception guy was so amazing and helpful
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2022