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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vereeniging, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was absolutely a pleasure to stay there. The rooms was clean and the service was great. I will defenitely go back to stay there. The breakfast was great with such a variety to choose from.Keep It Up

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Room amazing , great bathroom with needed extras,rooms not part of main hotel and service from reception desk very good,500 mb wi fi per day free,central to rest of sights to be visited,theme park an added bonus

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Wayne W, General Manager at Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Danie H Thank you for taking the time to post feedback regarding your recent stay with us. we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Yours In Hospitality Wayne Wilson General Manager More

Kimberley, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One always finds that we are quick to tour foreign countries but forget that South Africa has plenty of beautiful places we miss out in unless we make the effort. We chose Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel for our short stay. We were most impressed, the whole layout, the village buildings almost all being part of the hotel, the... More

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Wayne W, General Manager at Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pam H Thank you for taking the time to share your views regarding your recent stay with us. We are delighted that we met your expectations and that you enjoyed your stay with us. I will be sure to share your feedback with my team. Check in on our tripadvisor page from time to time for up-coming specials etc..... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just needs a couple of tweaks to make it truly small child friendly. Breakfast was brilliant, dinner was not so great as the variety of restaurants were limited and we had to walk back from the casino.

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Wayne W, General Manager at Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JWepener Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. Your comments have been noted, particularly concerning child safety in the Park which is an on-going priority for us. The current extension project that is underway will also add a host of new restaurant offerings in the near future - I look forward to welcoming... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent one evening in this gorgeous old-meets-new "village". The staff were absolutely wonderful, the room was gorgeous and the kids LOVED spending the night IN an actual theme park. Thank you so much

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Wayne W, General Manager at Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nicole M Thank you for taking the time to post a review regarding your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you back again soon! Warm Regards Wayne Wilson General Manager PS: Exciting new revamp of Gold Reef City is currently underway - watch this space... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If on holiday this would be a good place to stay for a Theme park - but if you are looking for a hotel close to Nasrec Exhibition Centre and staying for business reasons, you may find better suited. Staff were friendly and rooms clean.

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Wayne W, General Manager at Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hylton M Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us at the Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel. We have a variety of dining and accommodation options on offer at Gold Reef City so you may want to try the Southern Sun Gold Reef City (based at the Casino) for your... More

Mbabaneswaziland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very good welcome, excellent air conditioning rooms, free internet @ all rooms, wonderful enjoyable family playing gadgets in the surroundings.to me everything was superb. Not that it was my first time in a hotel, I "ve travelled almost 70% of African states.

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Wayne W, General Manager at Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear PetrosMboingo Thank you for taking the time to complete a review of your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Warm Regards Wayne Wilson General Manager More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed with my husband for 2 nights at gold reef theme park hotel. ..warm welcome and most importantly we were given room at the ground floor..guess there are no lifts for the rooms at the first floor which makes me write that. ..Breakfast was outstanding on Sunday which was 3rd August 14...fresh breads with variety of home made muffins added... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was literally my weekend from hell. If you call to make a booking, dont ever deal with Cindy as she is cold and unhelpful. Rather deal with Moshale who is extremely competent. I was not recognised as a loyalty Platinum member. My kids didnt receive their Sun Kids boxes that they are accustomed to at Tsogo Hotels. Turn down... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was excellent and clean! Service was great and it was nice and quite. Everything was within walking distance. Lots to do and see for the whole family. The queues was a bit of a disappointment, but the theme park was a great experience!

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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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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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