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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel was awesome, staff and overall service was awesome and of course, the rides got the blood pumping. Fantastic way to celebrate my marriage!! I have already started telling friends and family about the experience and I'm pretty sure a few of them will take me up on it. Thanks!!!

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Alberton, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you Gold Reef City Hotel for an amazing experience! The Hotel staff were wonderful, friendly and helpful. The entire experience for my friends and i was amazing and we feel we got real value for money! Thank you very much, we look forward to coming again soon. Stuart

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Germiston, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

myself and my hubby spent one night at the them park hotel, and loved it, the room was comfortable and the breakfast at Barneys was absolutely amazing, it was also nice to be able to go over to the casino in the evening to watch a movie, my only regret was that I only booked for 1 night, as I...

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Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always love spending time in the park. We all enjoyed the stay, including our 1 year old and his grannies. It's absolutely convenient and enjoyable staying in the park. We particularly like staying over at the Theme Park hotel. Its very neat accommodation, great service, conveniently situated right in the park and a great breakfast included. The staff were...

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Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great venue, awesome staff. we had an awesome time at Gold Reef City Theme Park, however my one night stay at the hotel was not that great. I spent 20 min after every shower drying the floors which was full of water that leaked out of the shower and that's not because the shower head was facing the shower glass...

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Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great experience and very enjoyable by all the family members. We will definitively go there again as soon as possible. The breakfast was outstanding and there is so much to do and enjoy by the whole family.

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Thanks for an awesome stay. Service was great and staff where super friendly. I will recommend to families looking for good fun and sun. Amazing thrill rides. My little one enjoyed the pool. Will definitely come back for another holiday.

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Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We came to South Africa just to have fun and the right place to go was GOLD REEF CITY THEME PARK. Even though not all games were open we did have fun. Did not annoyed us because we know that if it is closed they are doing maintenance and as they are doing that shows that they are responsible and...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I would definitely recommend this hotel to everyone. Truly amazing and worth every penny. The room met our expectations, helpful staff members and fantastic food. Overall experience was a 10 out of 10

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The service during breakfast was very excellent. I have travelled to different hotels, I have seen this hotel to be the best in serving breakfast because they provide with many meals you choose what is applicable. Thank you

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Casino and Gambling
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Escape to an age of elegance and grandeur at the Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel. Located within Africa's biggest theme park, the hotel is reminiscent of an authentic turn-of-the-century mining town. Staying at the hotel also gives you free access to a multitude of fun filled attractions and entertainment in the theme park. Please note the Theme Park is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays during Gauteng School holidays.The adjacent Gold Reef City Casino complex offers a variety of dining and other entertainment options. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel

Address: Shaft 14 Northern Parkway, 2159 | Ormond, Johannesburg 2159, South Africa (Formerly Southern Sun Gold Reef City Hotel)
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $180 - $241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 75
Also Known As:
Protea Hotel Johannesburg
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Johannesburg
#9 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
#15 Romantic Hotel in Johannesburg
#27 Business Hotel in Johannesburg
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“Corner suites are large, sunny and quiter”
 of 5 bubbles tloujobl, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get in early to make the most of 2 free days in the theme park.”
 of 5 bubbles adheeshb2016, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms nearer to the "Lost Reef" tunnel are my favorite quieter with beautiful patios where you can relax and read a good book.”
 of 5 bubbles gosiameg, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room that is close to the reception.”
 of 5 bubbles Mikeyben, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Request room away from where the shuttle service run to the casino as returning guests were noisy and it continued well into the night.”
 of 5 bubbles houghdh, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
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