We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Emerald Resort & Casino

    777 Frikkie Meyer Blvd, Vanderbijlpark 1900, South Africa
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$ 90
          US$ 87
          US$ 90
          US$ 87
          US$ 90
          US$ 87
          Traveller (103)
          Room & Suite (10)
          Pool & Beach (7)
          BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal
          245 reviews
          #3 of 4 hotels in Vereeniging
           
          The Shakespeare Inn
          4 reviews
          #5 of 6 hotels in Vanderbijlpark
           
          The Waterfront Country Lodge
          25 reviews
          #4 of 6 hotels in Vanderbijlpark
           
          Aark Guest Lodge
          62 reviews
          #1 of 8 Speciality lodging in Vanderbijlpark
           
          Overview
          • Excellent40%
          • Very good32%
          • Average14%
          • Poor7%
          • Terrible4%
          Travellers talk about
          “animal world” (97 reviews)
          “bush lodge” (46 reviews)
          “aquadome” (220 reviews)
          Public Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Room Service
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Concierge
          Spa
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
          Dry Cleaning
          Shuttle Bus Service
          Casino
          Babysitting
          4.0 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal
          245 reviews
          #3 of 4 hotels in Vereeniging
           
          The Shakespeare Inn
          4 reviews
          #5 of 6 hotels in Vanderbijlpark
           
          The Waterfront Country Lodge
          25 reviews
          #4 of 6 hotels in Vanderbijlpark
           
          Aark Guest Lodge
          62 reviews
          #1 of 8 Speciality lodging in Vanderbijlpark
           
          {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
          Rooms
          4 Jun5 Jun
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 87.
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Vanderbijlpark hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "9ade6a1236744ef0910817610391d7b9", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":306622,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[78886801],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":4,"month":6,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":5,"month":6,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":87,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"9ade6a1236744ef0910817610391d7b9","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":90,"lowestMetaPrice":87,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":90,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":90,"lowestMetaPrice":87,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":90,"hotelName":"Emerald Resort & Casino","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjlhZGU2YTEyMzY3NDRlZjA5MTA4MTc2MTAzOTFkN2I5IiwiQUlLIjoiYjQxMzUwOWUyZjAxNDE4YmEyMDQzNDdmMzhiYzAzZDAifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "04/06/2017", "checkOut": "05/06/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$ 87", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"78886801":"OrbitzEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/hotels\/sherpa-TA.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Turn Your Opinions into Points!
          Turn your opinions into JPMiles
          Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
          *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
          JPMiles / Payback Arrow
          JPMiles / PAYBACK
          50
          Reviews (1,027)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language
          • More languages

          11 - 15 of 1,027 reviews

          Reviewed 11 April 2017

          Was booked into the bush lodges and the accommodation was up to the mark. As part of the booking, we got to enjoy the animal world, game drive and the aquadome. My son loved the facilities. The breakfast was sumptuous and the overall service was...More

          1  Thank minazkhalife
          Response from Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino

          Hello minazkhalife Thank you so much for your complimentary review, we really appreciate it! I’m pleased you had a great time and that our staff were available and friendly whenever you needed them. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Adventure awaits!

          Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

          Only been here 4 hours and already disappointed in the service. Bath-tubs are BROWN! Toilet/bathroom doors dont close properly. Oven door doesn't shut tight. The aircon can only be controlled from the next door chalet... Went to aqaudome, where there are no floating devices for...More

          Thank Raaks P
          Response from Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino

          Hello Raaks P Thank you for your review. Your feedback is appreciated. My apologies for the service that you have received and that the experience has not lived up to your (and our) expectations. I am disappointed and will take your comments up with the...More

          Reviewed 10 April 2017

          I have just spent 10 nights at the Emerald Resort. The hotel rooms were spacious, spotlessly clean and had very comfy beds. The bathroom had both a good shower and large bath and was always refilled with shampoo/conditioner/body lotion/soap. The staff at the hotel could...More

          Thank Julie S
          Response from Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino

          Hello Julie S Thank you for your review and rating us the full 5 stars on TripAdvisor. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, it was our pleasure to host you. Thank you too for your complimentary mentions of the staff and...More

          Reviewed 10 April 2017

          Been going to Emerald almost every year, hoping that something would improve and there would be more sites to see.....well, if you like me - then don't rush too quickly, things seem to remain the same. It's like it was, several years ago - and...More

          Thank Santosh P
          Response from Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino

          Hello Santosh P Thank you for your review. Your comments are appreciated and noted. I apologise that your experience was less than satisfactory. I have sent you a private message in order to make contact with you and to discuss this review.

          Reviewed 5 April 2017

          We recently stayed at Emerald Resort for one night in the self catering chalets. The first chalets we were given keys to we rejected - the bathrooms were dreadful - no shower curtains, the bath looked as though it was 100 years old and had...More

          1  Thank Lesley B
          Response from Laurent P, Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino

          Hello Lesley B Thank you for your review. Your comments are noted. I apologise for your experience at River Resort. As you have noted we are currently in the process of renovating this area, there are however still glitches that need to be ironed out...More

          BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal
          245 reviews
          #3 of 4 hotels in Vereeniging
           
          The Shakespeare Inn
          4 reviews
          #5 of 6 hotels in Vanderbijlpark
           
          The Waterfront Country Lodge
          25 reviews
          #4 of 6 hotels in Vanderbijlpark
           
          Aark Guest Lodge
          62 reviews
          #1 of 8 Speciality lodging in Vanderbijlpark
           
          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Spa
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Free Parking
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Conference Facilities
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Room Service
          • Breakfast included
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Banquet Room
          • Babysitting
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Casino and Gambling
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 73 - US$ 87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 77
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Cancelon, Orbitz, Cheap Tickets and Priceline so you can book your Emerald Resort & Casino reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Gauteng >
          • Vanderbijlpark
          • Also Known As
          • Emerald Safari Hotel Vanderbijlpark ,
          • Emerald Resort & Casino Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (103)
          Room & Suite (10)
          Pool & Beach (7)
          Dining (1)
          Hotel & Grounds (88)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (5)
          Family and Play Areas (4)
          Nearby
          The Shakespeare Inn
          4 reviews
          5.64 km away
           
          Riverside Sun
          365 reviews
          2.95 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          Black Forest Grill
          94 reviews
          2.23 km away
          The Horse and River Pub
          43 reviews
          2.63 km away
          Ocean Basket
          84 reviews
          2.20 km away
          Stonehaven on Vaal
          213 reviews
          3.24 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Heron Banks Golf and River Estate
          5 reviews
          2.60 km away
          Historic Motorcycle Museum
          9 reviews
          29.56 km away
          Walkerville Farmer's Market
          5 reviews
          37.60 km away
          Skydive Parys
          31 reviews
          38.72 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          selvaganthievijaym
          I have read so many bad reviews about the resort...has it changed since these reviews...Has the resort improved .
          14 March 2017|
          Answer
          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
          0
          Votes
          Geoff G
          Do you allow animals when staying a chalet ?
          6 March 2017|
          Answer
          Response from Laurent P | Property representative |
          Hello Geoff, unfortunately, due to health and safety, we do not allow pets at the Resort.
          0
          Votes
          japhta n
          How much is the entrance fee for day visitors at the play area.
          19 December 2016|
          What is your answer?
          Posting guidelines
          Submit
          Room Tips
          "Bush Lodge... if you want the quieter side and the feeling of the Bush field"
          Read review
          "We did not use the hotel but the self catering chalets!!"
          Read review
          "Great entertainment for everyone"
          Read review
          "Always check with the hotel booking staff on pricing which may at times be subjected to change."
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing