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Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Shaft 14 Northern Parkway, 2159 | Ormond, Johannesburg 2159, South Africa (Formerly Southern Sun Gold Reef City Hotel)
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Ranked #15 of 72 hotels in Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Cliffy A Kwazulu-natal, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kwazulu-natal, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

it was a very good first experience all round, hoping to return soon if the cost permit the rooms were good, except to carry heavy bags up the steps, the adult rides and kids rides were all good, except the long ques,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful place for a day of fun for the whole family. There are some good thrill rides and some tamer options for the not so brave. There is also a good selection of rides and entertainment for smaller kids. The park is quite big but does not feel to crowded when busy. There is also a good... More

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a night at The Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel, after spending a week at the Pilanesberg National Park and The Palace, Sun City. We loved the hotel at Gold Reef City. The staff were friendly and very well trained. We had a huge two bedroom suite and the breakfast was super fantastic with great service. They also... More

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South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The theme park hotel is always a winner. Breakfast is awesome and massive rooms. Love the theme park as well. Highly recommend .... I do however think that they could stream the check inn service as I waited a long time but was enjoyable non the less

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Meyerton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a nice get away for the whole family and not to far to drive. The kids love it there and something to keep everybody busy. Mommy and daddy can even slip over to the casino side to go and have some fun...

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an awesome stay! I have been to the theme park before but usually just for day. But will from now on always stay over the night - it makes for a great break and sneaky holiday in the middle of the term. The accommodation was brilliant, and the staff super-efficient and friendly. I would highly recommend this experience -... More

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Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definately an experience not be missed. My family and I had a wonderful time at Gold Reef. Staff were friendly and helpful at all times and provided us with top service. Thank you Gold Reef for a wonderful, exciting, happy family holiday. See you definately again when we next in the area.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although GR Ciry is so much fun and this is my second stay there, I feel the Theme park hotel rooms need to be revamped, my room had this bad smell and I assume it is because there a no windows that open and some of the rooms don't even have natural light coming in, I understand that it is... More

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Gauteng
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My stay at Gold Reef City Theme Park was excellent. My family thoroughly enjoyed them stay there. i would recommend it to anyone wanting to go on a weekend away. :) The rooms were clean and the service was excellent

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Jhb
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a perfect weekend getaway kids loved to the limits rooms was beautiful spacious clean and fresh.The staff was so friendly and kind.located near the games and food area.Lots of fun and rest.will definately do again.

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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)
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel 4*
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Hotel Style
#8 Romantic Hotel in Johannesburg #8 Family Hotel in Johannesburg #13 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
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Escape to an age of elegance and grandeur at the Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel. Located within Africa's biggest theme park 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.The adjacent Gold Reef City Casino complex offers a variety of dining and other entertainment options. ... more   less 
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