GOLDEN VALLEY CASINO REVIEW
|Brandweg and Roux Rds, Worcester, Western Cape|
DIRECTIONS FROM CAPE TOWN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (106KM @ 1 HOUR 14 MINS)
- Head southwest, 450m
- Turn left toward Michigan Street, 120m
- Take the 1st right onto Michigan Street, 350m
- Turn left onto Borcherds Quarry Road, 700m
- Merge onto Settlers Way/N2 via the ramp to Somerset, 3.9km
- Take exit 22A toward R300/Bellville, 1.5km
- Merge onto Kuils River Road/ R300, 14.1km
- Keep right at the fork and merge onto N1, 80.6km
- When entering Worcester, take the off-ramp at the bridge over the N1
- Turn right at the circle onto Golden Valley Boulevard
South African’s premier gaming group, Sun International, took a classic Cape Dutch home and, retaining its original architecture and charm, created Golden Valley Casino. Nestled in the picturesque Breede River Valley, the Golden Valley Casino offers an intimate casino experience to visitors wanting a break from discovering the beauty of the area, or simply looking for a short, one-hour excursion from Cape Town.
The Golden Valley Casino is set in delightful grounds, with an inviting swimming pool, comfortable lodge/hotel, family-oriented entertainment and live entertainment every weekend.
What the Golden Valley Casino lacks in size, it certainly makes up in quality of games. There is just the right number of games and slots for players to enjoy a thrilling casino experience, without the place losing its personal touch and nod to the rich history of the area. The casino is open 24 hours a day and seven days a week, taking all types of players into account thanks to its smoking and non smoking areas.
There are 220 slot machines in total at the Golden Valley Casino, 123 of which are located in the well ventilated non-smoking area, with coin sizes ranging from 2c to R10. Players can expect to find popular titles such as Queen of the Nile slots, 50 Lions slots and Double Nutty slots, among others. The casino recently introduced video slots and stepper reels for added excitement.
The non smoking section of Golden Valley Casino is also home to its table games – six in total. Players can enjoy Raise ’em Poker, American Roulette and Blackjack. During the first two hours of daily play, the American Roulette table offers R2 wagers so that new players can ease into the experience with no intimidation.
DINING AND BARS
The Worcester area is well known for its fine traditional dishes and wines, and nowhere else is this better shown than at Kuipers Restaurant at the Golden Valley Casino. The family friendly eatery offers a la carte and buffet meals and is open every day of the week. The Winners Action Bar is a 100 set venue where visitors can enjoy the latest sporting events on big screens, while enjoying traditional pub fare. Every Thursday evening, Winners Action Bar runs fun-filled karaoke evenings, while big name acts regularly perform live.
The Golden Valley Lodge is a three star hotel and one of the area’s finest. Offering 94 standard rooms and another two standard suites, the Golden Valley Lodge is comfortable and affordable. The hotel also offers spa treatments with a wide range of indulgent therapies.