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Overview of Emerald Resort & Casino

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3.7 / 5Good
109 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Spa

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What's nearby

Popular LocationNorth-West University Vaal Triangle Campus11 min drive
Popular LocationStonehaven on Vaal11 min drive
Popular LocationVaal University of Technology12 min drive

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Free cancellation on all rooms

You can change or cancel this stay if plans change. Because flexibility matters.

  • 1 Bedroom Lodge

    1 Bedroom Lodge

    Room amenities

    • 377 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • 2 Bedroom Lodge

    2 Bedroom Lodge

    Room amenities

    • 377 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 4 Twin Beds
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  • Chalet (Family Rooms)

    Chalet (Family Rooms)

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Sleeps 6
    • 6 Twin Beds
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  • Chalet, 1 Bedroom (Free Standing)

    Chalet, 1 Bedroom (Free Standing)

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
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  • Chalet, 2 Bedrooms (Free Standing)

    Chalet, 2 Bedrooms (Free Standing)

    Room amenities

    • 431 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 4 Twin Beds
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  • Deluxe Double Room

    Deluxe Double Room

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds OR 1 Double Bed
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  • Hotel Family room

    Hotel Family room

    Room amenities

    • 431 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed and 2 Twin Beds
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  • Double Guest Room

    Double Guest Room

    Room amenities

    • 377 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds OR 1 Double Bed
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  • Twin Guest Room

    Twin Guest Room

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
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  • Hotel Suite

    Hotel Suite

    Room amenities

    • 431 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
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  • Suite

    Suite

    Room amenities

    • 431 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 4 Twin Beds
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  • Deluxe Twin Room

    Deluxe Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
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  • Chalet, 1 Bedroom

    Chalet, 1 Bedroom

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
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  • Chalet, 2 Bedroom

    Chalet, 2 Bedroom

    Room amenities

    • 431 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 4 Twin Beds
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  • Superior Room

    Superior Room

    Room amenities

    • 377 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds
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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.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • North-West University Vaal Triangle Campus - 11 min drive
  • Stonehaven on Vaal - 11 min drive
  • Vaal Mall - 11 min drive
  • Vaal University of Technology - 12 min drive
  • Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Johannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.) - 65 min drive

Restaurants

  • High Stakes Restaurant – Fine-dining restaurant offering international cuisine. Serves dinner daily.
  • Breeze Restaurant – Garden-view family restaurant with a bar offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily.
  • Sports Bar – Theme restaurant with a bar offering American cuisine. Serves lunch, dinner, and light fare daily, happy hour available.
  • Wimpy – Family restaurant offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Kids' menu available.
  • Chop Chop Wok – Restaurant offering Chinese cuisine. Serves lunch and dinner daily.

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 self parking, a free casino shuttle, and a free manager's reception are also provided. Other amenities include a water park (surcharge), 9 bars/lounges, and a poolside bar. All 77 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus room service and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include separate bathtubs and showers, hair dryers, and safes.
Emerald Resort & Casino offers 77 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels.
Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered 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.

Property amenities

Parking and transportation

Free self parking
Free RV/bus/truck parking
Extended parking
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

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
Dry cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Mini golf
Playground
Refrigerator
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
Turndown service
Wedding services

Languages spoken

English

Business services

1 meeting room
Business center
Computer station
Conference center

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 note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
In-room accessibility
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

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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
Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

Free toiletries
Hair dryer
Separate bathtub and shower

Entertainment

Flat-screen TV
Premium channels
Satellite channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Refrigerator

More

Desk
Phone
Safe
Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM - 11:30 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • Airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Renovations and closures

The following facilities will be closed from 11 August 2020 to 21 August 2020 (dates subject to change):
  • Water park
The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from 11 August to 21 August:
  • Water park

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Property payment types

American Express
Diners Club
Mastercard
Visa

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. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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 are 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.

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 hotel 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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Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
29
4 - Good
42
3 - Okay
24
2 - Mediocre
8
1 - Poor
6
3.7
Cleanliness
3.7
Service and Staff
4.0
Amenities
3.5
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Good value for money

    Overall experience were good, only issue was that the shower door could not close properly, and showers have no mixers, resulting in wasting of water trying to get the temperature right. Resort overs great value for money and lots of entertainment for the entire family

    Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Good service and especially the ladies in the reception, a lot of activities for the whole family.

    Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
    • Disliked: Property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019