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Emerald Resort & Casino

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Seasonal outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Seasonal outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Seasonal outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
In-room safe, desk, blackout drapes, bed sheets

Overview of Emerald Resort & Casino

Emerald Resort & Casino

4 out of 5

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.8/5 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

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNorth-West University Vaal Triangle Campus7 min drive
  • Popular LocationStonehaven on Vaal8 min drive
  • Popular LocationVaal University of Technology15 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.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • North-West University Vaal Triangle Campus - 7 min drive
  • Stonehaven on Vaal - 8 min drive
  • Vaal Mall - 8 min drive
  • Vaal University of Technology - 15 min drive
  • DP de Villiers Stadium - 18 min drive

Getting around

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

Restaurants

  • High Stakes Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Breeze Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Sunflower Guesthouse — 16 min walk
  • Mimo's — 4 min drive
  • Black Forest Grill — 4 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. Other amenities include a water park (surcharge), 9 bars/lounges, and a poolside bar. All 77 rooms offer room service, coffee makers, and electric kettles. Other amenities available to guests include hair dryers, safes, and desks.
Emerald Resort & Casino offers 77 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. Additionally, rooms include complimentary toiletries and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.
Guests can experience the thrill of a safari, and take advantage of a water park (surcharge). A children's pool and a seasonal outdoor pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna.

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

Emerald African 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.

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
Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Free RV/bus/truck parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • 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)

Things to do

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

Family friendly

  • Arcade/game room
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Bowling alley
  • Children's pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini golf
  • Playground
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Waterslide

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Banquet hall
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • No elevators

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English

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

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • 22 casino gaming tables
  • 430 casino slot machines
  • Casino
  • Casino VIP room
  • 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
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle

More

  • Desk
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Safe

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Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 11:30 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from August 11 to August 21:
  • Water park

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals 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

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • 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; cash is not accepted

We should mention

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
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
Emerald Resort Casino Vanderbijlpark
Emerald Resort Casino
Emerald Casino Vanderbijlpark
Emerald Safari Hotel Vanderbijlpark
Emerald Resort & Casino Hotel
Emerald Safari Hotel Vanderbijlpark
Emerald Resort & Casino Vanderbijlpark
Emerald Resort & Casino Hotel Vanderbijlpark

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3.8
Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 41 out of 131 reviews
5 - Excellent 31%
Rating 4 - Good. 49 out of 131 reviews
4 - Good 37%
Rating 3 - Okay. 25 out of 131 reviews
3 - Okay 19%
Rating 2 - Poor. 10 out of 131 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 6 out of 131 reviews
1 - Terrible 5%

3.8/5

Cleanliness

3.8/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

3.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Amazing the rooms where always up to date clean always
Stayed 4 nights in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Awesome stay & excellent service
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Awesome get away
We celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary their, they went out of their way to make it special.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2020