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Emerald Resort & Casino

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Superior Room | In-room safe, blackout curtains, bed sheets

Overview of Emerald Resort & Casino

Emerald Resort & Casino

4.0 star property
4-star hotel in Vanderbijlpark with water park and spa

7.8/10 Good

147 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
777 Frikkie Meyer Boulevard, Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, 1911

Room options

About this area

Getting around

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


  • 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

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 upmarket hotel include 9 bars/lounges, a water park and an outdoor pool. Fellow travellers say good things about the helpful staff and overall comfort.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
The property is disinfected using an electrostatic spray
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning


Contactless social distancing 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 sanitiser 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 until 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 on-site self-parking
  • Free on-site motorhome/coach/lorry parking
  • On-site extended parking


  • Airport shuttle (available on request)*


  • Shopping centre shuttle*
  • Free casino shuttle

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

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

Travelling 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
  • Waterskiing
  • Pool table
  • Fishing
  • Access to nearby health club
  • Golfing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting room
  • Conference centre


  • 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/games room
  • Casino
  • Full-service spa
  • 22 casino gaming tables
  • 430 casino slot machines
  • Casino VIP room
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room
  • Water slide


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


  • English

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

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


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

Special features


The on-site 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 selected days.


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

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • 1 per cent tourism fee will be charged

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 centre shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from 25 July to 5 August:
  • 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 with electrostatic spray; 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; guest room 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 sanitiser; 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.


<p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p>

Also known as

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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 that you 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 2 February 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Emerald Resort & Casino on 5 February 2023 start from €42, 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 sanitiser, 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 motorhome/bus/lorry parking is available.
Is an 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 social distancing and check-out are available.
Is there an on-site 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 on-site activities such as kayaking, waterskiing and rowing. Additional recreation on-site 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 water slide, as well as a sauna, a steam room and an arcade.
Are there restaurants at or near Emerald Resort & Casino?
Yes, there are 5 on-site restaurants, featuring international cuisine and garden views. Nearby restaurants include RocoMamas Vanderbijlpark (2.2 mi), Silverado Spur Steak Ranch (2.2 mi) and Villa Verde (2.4 mi).
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

Emarald delicious brekky
I really enjoyed the breakfast that we were served, its honestly the one main thing that stood out for me.
Praise, 6-night trip
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6/10 Good

P, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Awesome stay
We really enjoyed to be at Emerald . Staff was friendly and very helpful
Mpho, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

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.
Andries, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Ursula, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The rooms are clean and spacious and the reception guy was so amazing and helpful
mc, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Best service ever.
It was so clean, neat and the towels were so clean and fresh.
Pheteni, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Tshepo, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Johannes Albertus, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Super wonderful place
Lerato Pearl, 2-night family trip
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