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Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel

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Mbabane, Swaziland
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

This is definitely a great place to take a family for a time of fun. There are lots of activities to do and some of them are indeed for the brave at heart! I did the Anaconda and wouldn't like to do it again- it was very scary!

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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

The park is very nice! Great to spend the day with friends and have fun! A lot of good options of things to eat and to do! The roller coaster is such a cool thing and the water rides is funny! The tents with some games deserve your attention, haha. The staff was kindly and helpful

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Excellent hotel, excellent stay and perfect location. So convenient . So many things to do around this place. Very neat and clean rooms. Friendly and helpful staff. Breakfast was always nice. My third stay here. Will definitely come again.

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centurion
Reviewed 10 January 2017

paid for a night stay and never got to go on all rides..... it rained and we only managed to go on two rides when asked the reception lady they said that they do not control the rain and that they cannot refund us...

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Durban
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Been to this hotel many times but first time since Tsogo has taken over. The transformation has been remarkable. Service is now great. Staff are super friendly throughout. Looking forward to my next trip there.

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

I booked this hotel without doing much research and its a real gem. It is literally inside the theme park which makes it very convenient to dodge the crowds for a bit or go and change when you are drenched from one of the water rides or hide from the rain for a bit (in our case). The rooms are...

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Thank Katherine G
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 9 January 2017

With the decline in service standards throughout Africa in general I did not expect the warm friendly people that work at GRC to provide such great service. My family and myself were overwhelmed that great service does exist BUT only at GRC. Keep it up well done!!!!!!

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Thank raneshs2017
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Strongly recommendable. The Theme Park was an awesome experience indeed! An ideal family get away especially during December. Gold Reef City Theme Park was certainly the highlight of our holiday. I would never hesitate to return again and again. The friendly staff was most amazing. A tantalizing spread of breakfast left us satisfied for most of the day!.

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Potchefstroom
Reviewed 6 January 2017

poor Train your staff .. While we were there in the reception there were other guests who checked out and they also complained about the bad service. If you make a reservation the person helping you is suppose to know the room types, I told her that we stayed there previously and I gave her the room numbers, she just...

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Mbombela
Reviewed 5 January 2017

What a wonderful experience! Friendly and absolutely competent staff. Great service! We really felt welcome and thoroughly enjoyed our stay! Breakfast was the best. Our room was wonderful. The whole package: absolute value for money!

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  • Restaurant
  • 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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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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