Emnotweni Casino, which means "the place of good fortune", is situated
on the Crocodile River close to Nelspruit in Mpumalanga, a premier and idyllic
tourist destination in North-Eastern South Africa. Opposite it is the Emnotweni
Sun, which is part of the Tsogo Sun Hotel group.
Within walking distance of
the casino and hotel is the Emnotweni Arena Conference Centre, providing excellent
conferencing and function facilities. The adjacent Riverside Mall provides excellent
shopping facilities for visitors.
This thoroughly modern casino is surrounded
by mountains and forests, both indigenous and cultivated orchards - the Lowveld
Botanical Gardens make up part of its beautiful location. It is this combination
of casino sophistication and natural tranquility that visitors find irresistible
The casino offers 298 slot machines, including 6 progressive slots, 3 Blackjack
tables, 4 Roulette tables, a Poker table and a Salon Privé for top-end clients.
Most of the slot machines are playable in affordably low denominations.
Emnotweni Casino is close to other major tourist attractions, such as
the Kruger National Park, the Blyde River Canyon and Pilgrims Rest. It offers
a varied experience, from it's glitzy casino appointments, to the natural wonder
of Mpumalanga and the surrounding historic South African landmarks.
Gaming and Casino Facilities
Emnotweni Casino has an opulent and warm ambience, with furnishings reflecting
the earthy tones of the surrounding natural environment.
Its central decorative
feature is its Victorian-style stained glass ceiling above the Main Floor of
the casino, spanning 16 metres, with a depth of 3 metres.
On offer are 298 slot machines and 12 gaming tables. The slots are situated
on the Main Floor of the casino, which offers a smoking section.
There are 217
reels, 26 video reels and 27 video poker machines. Betting denominations are
50c, R1 and R2.
These slot machines employ the latest gaming technology in video
The tables are also on the Main Floor of the casino, and comprise 3 Blackjack
tables, 4 Roulette tables and a Poker table.
The Blackjack tables have a
bet requirement of R50, while the Roulette tables allow minimum bets of R5 or
R10. The Poker table minimum bet limit is R25.
There is a gaming floor menu, with a selection of snacks and fast-food.
The Salon Privé offers high-rollers a choice of 4 gaming tables and 28 slot
machines. The tables have R50 minimum bets, and the slots accept R5, R10 and
The emphasis is on privacy and luxury, with a private bar
and exotic wall murals.
Dining and Entertainment Facilities
8 Nu-Metro cinemas in the Riverside Mall
The following facilities are situated either in the Riverside Mall or in nearby
Coffee Shops (2)
Cafe Mozart Tea Garden
Bars & Clubs (8)
The Brazen Head
Gig 'n Bite
Roer en Rumoer
Crocodile Country Inn
Costa Do Sol
Ku's Family Chinese Restaurant
Laeveld Lapa & Restaurant
Mugg and Bean
Panarottis Pizza Pasta
Parillo's Grill & Restaurant
10 on Russell
Twinz Burgers & Ribs
Villa Italia Restaurant
Why Not Restaurant
Fast Food Outlets (1)
Hotel and Lodging Facilities
The Emnotweni Sun opened its doors in September 2002 in the sub-tropical Lowveld
region of Mpumalanga.
It is next to the Botanical Gardens and opposite the Emnotweni
Casino Complex and the Riverside Mall. Together these make up Nelspruit's premier
shopping, entertainment and casino complex.
The hotel provides 107 rooms and
2 suites with en-suite bathroom, separate shower and modern facilities.
challenged guests are accommodated in special facility rooms. There is 24-hour
room service on offer, with full breakfast, lunch and dinner menus.
are catered for with an internet access point as well as wireless internet access.
Among the hotel's additional facilities are a stylish Jasmine restaurant, an
air-conditioned gym and fitness centre and an outdoor swimming pool.
The conference centre can accommodate up to 120 delegates in modern conference
and meeting rooms, with full conferencing facilities: data Projector, overhead
projector, flipchart, whiteboard, TV and VCR.
The hotel's Jasmine Restaurant offers a buffet breakfast, an a la carte lunch
menu, and a choice of buffet or a la carte for dinner.
Newsprint is only 5 kilometres away, and the world-renowned Kruger National
Park is a mere 40 kilometres away.
1 Suite with King Bed - Non Smoking
1 Suite with King Bed - Smoking
13 Double Beds - Smoking
31 Double Beds - Non Smoking
1 Wheelchair Accessible Room with Shower
25 Queen Bed - Smoking
37 Queen Bed - Non Smoking
Remote control TV offering movies, news & entertainment channels
Desk with modem connection
Direct dial telephone with voicemail & wake-up call facilities
Complimentary tea & coffee
Room meal service available 24 hours
Babysitting service on request
Wireless internet access hot spots
Self-service workstation with internet connectivity
Currency: South African Rand
Adjacent to Riverside Mall - shops and cinemas
Nearby family entertainment outlets
Nearby golf course
5km from town of Nelspruit
Location and Contact Details
Emnotweni Casino is situated on Government Boulevard, Riverside Park Ext.1,
Nelspruit. It is 22 kilometres from the Kruger Mpumalanga International airport.
The route to Nelspruit is well sign-posted and easy to follow. From Johannesburg,
follow the N4 toll-road to Nelspruit.
Once in Nelspruit, turn left at the 3rd
traffic light. This is the main intersection where the N4 crosses with the White
River, Barberton road. You'll reach the Lowveld Botanical Gardens on your right,
and then the Riverside Mall, alongside which you will see the casino.
Government Boulevard, Riverside Park, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa
P.O. Box 1366,6 Nelspruit, 1200
Toll-free: +27 (13) 757 0021
Fax: +27 (13) 753 2779
Emnotweni Sun Hotel
Tel: (+27) 21 424 1037
Fax: (+27) 21 424 1036
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