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Emerald Resort & Casino

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In-room safe, blackout drapes, bed sheets
5 restaurants, breakfast, lunch, dinner served; international cuisine

Overview of Emerald Resort & Casino

Emerald Resort & Casino

4.0 star property
4-star hotel in Vanderbijlpark with water park and spa
8,0 out of 10 Very good
8,0/10 Very good

160 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
The price is R714
Price available on 2023/06/14
777 Frikkie Meyer Boulevard, Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, 1911
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Casino
  • 5 restaurants and 9 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Water park
  • Breakfast available
  • Free casino shuttle
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Waterslide
For families
  • Playground on site
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • O.R. Tambo Intl. Airport (JNB) - 58 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free casino shuttle


  • Gas Monkey Pub and Grill - 6 min drive
  • Rib 'N Lobster Vanderbijlpark - 6 min drive
  • M-cafe vanderbijlpark - 6 min drive
  • RocoMamas Vanderbijlpark - 5 min drive
  • The Horse And River - 6 min drive

About this property

Emerald Resort & Casino

A great choice for a stay in Vanderbijlpark, Emerald Resort & Casino features an airport shuttle (available on request) and a casino. Guests can visit the spa to be pampered with deep-tissue massages, facials, or body scrubs, and High Stakes Restaurant, one of 5 restaurants, serves international cuisine and is open for dinner. Other highlights at this upscale hotel include 9 bars/lounges, a water park, and an outdoor pool. Fellow travelers say good things about the helpful staff and comfortable guestrooms.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Property is disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer
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.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 78 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

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

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas


  • Free secured onsite self parking
  • Free onsite RV/bus/truck parking
  • Onsite extended parking


  • Airport shuttle (available on request)*


  • Shopping center shuttle*
  • Free casino shuttle

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7 AM–10 AM
  • 5 restaurants
  • 9 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service (limited hours)

Traveling with children

  • Water park access (surcharge)
  • Mini golf
  • Bowling alley
  • Playground
  • Children's menu

What to do

  • Volleyball
  • Bowling alley
  • Mini golf
  • Safari
  • Rock climbing
  • Kayaking
  • Boat tours
  • Water skiing
  • Pool table
  • Fishing
  • Access to nearby health club
  • Golfing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Conference center


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • ATM/banking
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • An outdoor pool
  • Water park access (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Casino
  • Full-service spa
  • 22 casino gaming tables
  • 430 casino slot machines
  • Casino VIP room
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room
  • Waterslide
  • Banquet hall


  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

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


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features


The onsite 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.


High Stakes Restaurant - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves dinner only.
Breeze Restaurant - Overlooking the garden, this family restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.
Sports Bar - This theme restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.
Wimpy - This family restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open daily.
Chop Chop Wok - This restaurant specializes in Chinese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Breakage deposit: ZAR 500.00 per stay

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately ZAR 200 for adults and ZAR 120 for children
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Shopping center shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from July 25 to August 5:
  • Water park

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Children under 13 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is cleaned and disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.


This property does not have elevators.
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

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Emerald Safari Hotel Vanderbijlpark
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Frequently asked questions

Does Emerald Resort & Casino offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Emerald Resort & Casino does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Emerald Resort & Casino?
As of 03 June 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Emerald Resort & Casino on 14 June 2023 start from R714, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Emerald Resort & Casino?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Emerald Resort & Casino?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Emerald Resort & Casino?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Emerald Resort & Casino?
Yes, there's free self parking. Free RV/bus/truck parking is available.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Emerald Resort & Casino?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Emerald Resort & Casino?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 9:30 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
Is there an onsite casino at Emerald Resort & Casino?
Yes, there's a casino, featuring 430 slot machines and 22 gaming tables.
What is there to do at Emerald Resort & Casino and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like kayaking, water skiing, and rowing. Additional recreation onsite includes bowling, volleyball, and game viewing. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool. Emerald Resort & Casino also has 9 bars, a casino, and a waterslide, as well as a sauna, a steam room, and an arcade.
Are there restaurants at or near Emerald Resort & Casino?
Yes, there are 5 onsite restaurants, featuring international cuisine and garden views.
What's the area around Emerald Resort & Casino like?
Emerald Resort & Casino is located by the river, a short 2-minute walk from Emerald Resort & Casino and 10 minutes' walk from Aquadome.



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10/10 Exceptional

Thigalasen, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Koketso, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Linda, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Delinah, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Danie, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Johnny, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Everything is beautiful. I liked the welcoming and how they called to check if everything is fine
Adrineth, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The place waz clean and relaxing. Rooms spacious. There were ample plates etc,which was impressive. The stove worked well. Staff was welcoming and there was a shop on site
Adrineth, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Malesela Solomon, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Zhuyu, 1-night trip
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