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    Emerald Resort & Casino

    777 Frikkie Meyer Blvd, Vanderbijlpark 1900, South Africa
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I have stayed here before and the service seems to be getting worse. Checking in took 15 minutes and the hand basin in the bathroom is cracked. The service at Breezes for dinner was shocking. Patrons were eventually laughing it was so bad, Asked to...More

    Thank Paul J
    Response from Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & CasinoResponded yesterday

    Hello Paul J Thank you for your comments - we appreciate the feedback. I apologise that your experience at the Resort did not live up to your expectations or our normal high standards. Please be assured that I will take your comments to the respective...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The establishment was easy to locate as it lies right at the end of Vanderbijlpark, at the edge of the Vaal River. Besides, most locals will easily direct you to this resort & casino as they know it well. The only gripe I have about...More

    Thank Makwe M
    Response from Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & CasinoResponded 1 week ago

    Hello Makwe M Thank you for rating us so highly on TripAdvisor and for your comprehensive review! I apologise for the time that it took to make the booking. We unfortunately were having momentary challenges with the phone system, but everything has now been rectified....More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed two nights at the bush lodge. The accommodation was amazing. Perfect for our family of four. We did very activity on offer and enjoyed every one it. The food was great, the staff were friendly, lots of animals to see, the water was...More

    Thank Fayma G
    Response from Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & CasinoResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hello Fayma G Thank you for your review of Emerald Resort & Casino and rating us the maximum 5 stars on TripAdvisor. I am pleased that you and the family had such a good time with us. As the premier leisure and business destination in...More

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    After various attempts to make a reservation over the telephone (the calls were never answered or returned), I managed to make a reservation via email. We booked a Bush Lode Unit for our family of four. The units are beautiful and offers a lot of...More

    Thank Nadia A
    Response from Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & CasinoResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hello Nadia A Thank you for the review and for rating us so highly on TripAdvisor. Our Bush Lodges are indeed one of the most sought after accommodation options for our guests. The fireplace is a great spot where families can relax, especially during the...More

    Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

    At first I was excited! I had heard many wonderful stories about this magnificent resort with its wonderful water world! Well!!truth be told! This old town hotel is desperately screaming for Gordon Ramsey's intervention! The Decor is Dated! The 90's are an understatement! There is...More

    Thank Sipho P
    Response from Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & CasinoResponded 14 August 2017

    Hello Sipho Thank you for your review and comments. Your feedback is always appreciated. I apologise that your experience did not match your expectations. We are in the process of upgrading many aspects of the Resort, including the Hotel and Casino areas. Please may I...More

    Riverside Sun
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    Lord's Signature Hotel
    135 reviews
    #1 of 4 hotels in Vereeniging
     
    About
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    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Laundry Service
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Conference Facilities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    • Spa
    • Casino and Gambling
    • Indoor pool
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    • USD 35 - USD 167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 77
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Gauteng >
    • Vanderbijlpark
    • Also Known As
    • Emerald Safari Hotel Vanderbijlpark
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    selvaganthievijaym
    14 March 2017|
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    Response from Laurent P | Property representative |
    Hello selvaganthievijaym Thank you for the question. The reviews on TripAdvisor are from a personal perspective and experience. Although there are some negative reviews (as all service orientated organisations have), the... More
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    Geoff G
    7 March 2017|
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    Response from Laurent P | Property representative |
    Hello Geoff, unfortunately, due to health and safety, we do not allow pets at the Resort.
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    Room Tips
    "Rooms facing the River are much better"
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    "There are only 77 rooms plus two suites, I was told."
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    "I would recommend booking into the Bush Lodge Units rather than the hotel or chalets"
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    "Bush Lodge... if you want the quieter side and the feeling of the Bush field"
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