The Golden Horse Casino Hotel

Location: South Africa » Kwazulu Natal » Natal Midlands » Pietermaritzburg

The Golden Horse Casino Hotel, accommodation in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal

Name of hostsThe Golden Horse Casino Hotel
Tel:+27 (0)33 395 8500
Emailreservations@ghch.co.za
Webwww.ghch.co.za

The Golden Horse Casino Hotel
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Description

The Golden Horse Casino Complex in KwaZulu-Natal is more than just a casino. Set in the lush hillside country of Pietermaritzburg in the Natal Midlands, it's the only hotel in Africa linked to both a casino and a Turf Race Course. The Golden Horse Casino Hotel is one of only a handful of these exciting combinations in the world and promises a truly unique gaming experience.

From stylish accommodation and tempting dining experiences to state-of-the-art conference venues and exhilirating gaming facilities, the Golden Horse Casino Hotel offers the discerning guest a world-class stay with unmatched hospitality and pulse racing entertainment, all under one roof.

The Golden Horse Casino hotel is ideally located 45 minutes from Durban and just 5 km from Oribi Airport with rooms overlooking the Scottsville Race Course and the picturesque suburb of Scottsville. Close to shopping centres and a 5 minute drive into Pietermaritzburg's CBD, the hotel also features Pegasus, the largest horse statue in the world.

The Golden Horse Casino Hotel offers all the requirements of a 4-star hotel. With 96 beautifully decorated rooms, attentive room service and easy access to the Midlands Meander it's the perfect choice for both business and leisure visitors.

All rooms are equipped with direct-dial telephones as well as DSTV (Satellite Television). Separate bath and shower facilities exist in all rooms and complimentary tea and coffee making facilities are provided for your convenience. Mini bar fridges and wall safes are available in all suites, and the Pegasus (Presidential Suite) and all two room suites have a separate lounge area.

Accommodation

The Golden Horse Casino Hotel offers all the requirements of a 4-star hotel. With 96 beautifully decorated rooms, attentive room service and easy access to the Midlands Meander it's the perfect choice for both business and leisure visitors.

All rooms are equipped with direct-dial telephones as well as DSTV (Satellite Television). Separate bath and shower facilities exist in all rooms and complimentary tea and coffee making facilities are provided for your convenience. Mini bar fridges and wall safes are available in all suites, and the Pegasus (Presidential Suite) and all two room suites have a separate lounge area.

ROOM BREAKDOWN

  • 54 Standard Queen Bedded Rooms
  • 20 Standard Twin Bedded Rooms
  • 9 Deluxe King Bedded Rooms
  • 3 Deluxe Twin Bedded Rooms
  • 1 (Deluxe) Disabled Twin Bedded Room With Bath
  • 1 (Deluxe) Disabled Queen Bedded Room With Shower
  • 2 Deluxe Family Rooms (King Bedded With 2 Twin Beds)
  • 2 Premier Suites
  • 3 Two Room Suite King (Executive Suite)
  • 1 Presidential Suite (Pegasus King Bedded) 

Attractions

From your hotel room you can literally step into a world of excitement, whether it be the sparkling casino or the thunder of the Sport of Kings. On offer to the discerning guest is a world-class stay with unmatched hospitality and pulse-racing entertainment, all under one roof.

THE GOLDEN HORSE CASINO
With 450 slot machines and 18 gaming tables including games from Blackjack through to Roulette, you'll find the winning never stops at Golden Horse. Experience the exhilaration of the Horsepower Slots, or try your hand at winning the R 1 000 000 minimum jackpot on the Maximillion slot machine. Smoking and non-smoking gaming floors are available. For enquiries contact 033 395 8000.

SCOTTSVILLE RACE COURSE

Experience the thrill of the races on one of our many Race Days. The Golden Horse is also the official sponsor of the premier Grade 1 event, the Golden Horse Sprint worth R400 000. For further information contact Gold Circle on 033 345 3405.

HORSE PARADE MUSEUM

Take a fascinating journey through time, from the earliest record of horseracing in KwaZulu-Natal, honouring champs like Sea Cottage and great trainers like Syd Laird, to the present day.

Pietermaritzburg brims with character and actvity and its central position within the province makes it the City of Choice for anyone wishing to explore the Zulu Kingdom.

SATELLITE TOURIST OFFICE
The Golden Horse has its own tourism office making it the gateway to the unforgettable sights of the Midlands, the Pietermaritzburg area, and the rest of majestic KwaZulu-Natal. For expert advice on entertainment and activities in the city and surrounding areas contact Pietermaritzburg tourism at their casino office on 033 395 8159.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
Outdoor activities for young and old include extreme adventure sports, hiking and leisurely trails, bird watching, and game viewing at nearby reserves. Pietermaritzburg is also the City of Flowers, and hosts the country's premier garden show.

FUN FOR CHILDREN
Lots of entertainment await your children at the zoo or animal farm, and for little scientists, the Olwazini Discovery Centre will amuse and educate for hours.

RETAIL THERAPY
Shopping malls and chain stores abound in the city, but the real Pietermaritzburg shopping experience comes from browsing through quaint craft shops, finding a unique gift at a flea market, or bargaining with a shopowner in Failsworth Road. 

Directions

BY AIR: SA Airlink currently operates 4 flights a day directly from Johannesburg International directly to Oribi Airport, which is approximately 4km from the Golden Horse Casino Hotel. All the other major Airlines are operating flights to Durban approximately 85km away. BY ROAD: The hotel is situated 2 km off the N1 Johannesburg / Durban national highway. Simply take the New England Drive off ramp off the N1 and turn right at the top of the off ramp if you are coming from Johannesburg and left if you are coming from Durban. This will bring you onto New England Drive and we are just 2km up the road. REGULAR BUS SERVICE FROM JOHANNESBURG AND DURBAN - LUXLINER AND GREYHOUND

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