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Carnival City & Entertainment World

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Address: Cnr Century and Elsburg Rd, Brakpan 1540, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 11 898 7000
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08:00 - 17:00
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Thu 08:00 - 05:00
Fri - Wed 08:00 - 17:00
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Carnival City Casino and Entertainment World is Gauteng’s premier gambling...

Carnival City Casino and Entertainment World is Gauteng’s premier gambling destination, Johannesburg’s light fantastic, a glittering festival for the senses, a thrill a second, a wonderland of games where fun comes in every shade of a neon rainbow!With world class entertainment and gaming facilities, two hotels, a feast of dining options, fun-filled family entertainment and so much more!

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I personally find the Carnival City very artificial. Not at all a carnival. Just a casino with no real entertainment.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 December 2012
RonelleJ1955
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Secunda, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2012

This is the place to be, with different movies, restaurants, one arm bandits etc. a Good place to hang out, very safe as security is at its best

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Thank Frik65
Johannesburg, South Africa
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2012

I personally find the Carnival City very artificial. Not at all a carnival. Just a casino with no real entertainment.

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2 Thank RonelleJ1955
Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2012

Really not worth your while. There are so many better casinos available, and it's really out of the way from everywhere - unless you live next door to it.

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1 Thank Wayne B
Johannesburg
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2012

It caters for all members of the family ie, gambling, sports bar and fun land. Its nice as it is not too big if you just want to go out of the house but dont want to go to a busy place

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Thank Boitumelo R
Germiston, South Africa
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44 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2012

This kitsch casino has such a horrible smell of stale smoke ... the food at the emporium is very very average. I only go here when there is show i wish to see.

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1 Thank Trish B
Johannesburg, South Africa
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75 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2012

We went to a concert at Carnival City. We enjoyed it, but it took over 70mins to clear the parking area due to closed gates and poor marshalling.

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Thank African_LandCruiser
Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2012

Good choice of places to eat. Kids had fun and the casino was very attractive. A bit far from home but a good outing.

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Thank Big5Accommodation
Johannesburg, South Africa
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40 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2012

great place to visit if the weather is bad, but no substitute for the outdoors. The movies are well priced and the kids have a lot to do. If you like to gamble then I am sure this would be a trip to enjoy.

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Thank gailgibson
Johannesburg, South Africa
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39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2012

On numerous occasions I have chosen to watch movies at Carnival city as it was the closer than any mall when I lived in Heidelberg. There are also a few decent restaurants which serve good food. I have also watched a few shows at the Big Top arena - a few Bollywood artists and Russell Peters.

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Thank ABoodoo
Johannesburg, South Africa
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32 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2012

I'm not a gambler, so this is probably why I didn't find it amazing. All the usual restaurants, casino and cinemas. Everything was fine, but not outstanding

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