Weekends and holidays are times to get away, relax and refresh. There’re many places in South Africa that cater to people needs like camping, game viewing, and casinos. Some casinos have their own hotels and ensure entertainment for the whole family.
The Golden Valley Casino, in Worcester, opened its doors in November 2006. Its located along the North N1 highway just one-hour drive from Cape Town. The surroundings include orchards, mountains, vineyards and picturesque landscapes. The hotel design mirrors the architectural style of the wine lands.
Accommodation and meals
The casino has over 90 rooms and 2 suites which are comfortable for business travelers and families. It offers services like outdoor swimming pool, free parking, buffet breakfast, 24-hour front desk service and mini day spa. It accommodates the disabled by having a paraplegic room. The scenic mountains and swimming pool come in the great view from the rooms.
The beautiful lawns offer children a supervised play area. Harry’s Corner is also a favorite for kids between 2 to 17. For an extra charge, you can have your infant babysat as you enjoy other activities.
If you’re looking for a seminar area come getaway the hotel offers a conference room that sits 90 people. If you can’t afford to miss on daily news buy a newspaper at the Trading Post. It also stocks snacks, airtime, sweets, and magazines.
The Kuipers restaurant is close to the casino and offers South African and British cuisines. Enjoy lamb shank, or malva pudding, and pumpkin fritters. The buffet dinner cost R160 per person and R80 for children under 12 years. Delight in live music and comedy as you sip your favorite drink at the Winners Sports Bar. It has big screen TVs for revelers to enjoy latest sporting events. Alternatively, you can check out the restaurants at the shopping mall right opposite the casino.
Although the casino is small, the quality of games is high. It is also well-ventilated to ensure good ambiance. Roulette, Blackjack and Raise ‘em Poker games are set in 6 intimate tables in the non-smoking area. The casino welcomes both new and established players. There are 220 slots games to choose from. 123 of those games are set in the non-smoking area. The charges range from 2 cents to R10. There’s a variety of popular games like Double Nutty, Queen of the Nile and 50 Lions. If you want a challenge try the Jackpot Party, Gaminator, Fort Knox and Hollywood slots.
New players are given one roulette table to play for two hours to gain an understanding of the game. Win or lose they leave play without feeling intimidated
Birthday cake promotion, cash splash draws, and much more. The special offers give preference to Sun MVG cardholders so take advantage of that.
The casino is surrounded by impressive scenery. Museums, game parks, and orchards ensure that even if you’re not a casino fan you’ll still have fun. You can combine both business and pleasure and still come out smiling. You can also win back some of the expenses used at the hotel.
- You get to play, eat and sleep in one location
- Children programmers available
- Friendly staff
- Hotel bathrooms are wheel-chair friendly
- Hotel is surrounded by majestic sceneries
- Arrangements for Wine-tasting and games drives can be done
- The casino is open every day
- Sometimes the food is unsavory