RIO CASINO REVIEW
|North West Province|
|Rio Boulevard, Meiringspark, Klerksdorp|
Direction From Johannesburg Tambo International Airport (2hours and 10min)
- Head southeast 190 m
- Slight right onto To Parking Rd 120 m
- Slight right to stay on To Parking Rd 47 m
- Turn right toward Exit 46 450 m
- Slight right toward Exit 46 450 m
- Take exit 46 on the right to merge onto R24 toward Johannesburg
- Partial toll road 8.4 km
- Take the exit onto N12/R24
- Toll road 1.7 km
- Take exit 113 for N3 S/N12 toward M2/Kimberley/Germiston/Durban
- Toll road 1.2 km
- Merge onto N12/N3
- Continue to follow N12
- Partial toll road 25.4 km
- Take exit 67 for M68 toward Soweto
- Toll road 450 m
- Keep right at the fork, follow signs for N12/Bloemfontein/Kimbereley and merge onto N1/N12
- Partial toll road 4.9 km
- Keep left to continue on N12, follow signs for Potchefstroom/Kimberley 154 km
- Turn right onto Greyhound St
The Peermont Rio Hotel, Casino and Convention Resort encapsulates the thrill, glitz and passion of the Rio de Janeiro Carnival and transports it to the North West province of South Africa. Providing world class entertainment and rewards is the resort’s top priority and this can be seen through the buzzing casino, excellent accommodation at the three star Metcourt Rio Hotel and more.
The area is rich in other attractions, including the Goudkoppie mining shaft, the Jack Scott House, the Ou Dorp Hiking Trail and the Faan Meintjies Nature Reserve which boasts 30 different species of game and 150 species of birds.
The vibrant feel of the complex carries over to the Rio Casino, with multiple gaming options for players. There are nearly 300 slot machines on the casino floor, which are available 24 hours a day to enjoy fast payouts and top rewards. Play is offered in different denominations so that penny pinchers and high rollers alike will find a comfortable wagering range. In addition to the slots, Rio Casino also offers 13 table games, including blackjack and poker. Every Sunday, the casino runs a poker tournament with R500 buy ins and top class poker action. Poker fans can enter the tournament up to fifteen minutes before the starting gun at 3 pm.
VIP players appreciate Rio Casino’s Salon Prive where high rollers are welcome with open arms and pampered with exclusive games, special offers and other perks. A Winners Circle guest loyalty program offers regular players the chance to stretch their bankrolls with exclusive promotions.
Dining and Bars
Peermont has recently expanded the dining facilities at Rio Casino, giving patrons even more choices when looking for a place to eat or drink. The F.L.A.G restaurant is a contemporary buffet breakfast restaurant located on the ground floor of the Metcourt Hotel and offers an a la carte menu through the night and refreshing drinks throughout the day. The Karamba Grill House is a carnivore’s delight, offering true African meat dishes, complemented by the best wines in town. The Moo Bar has a delightful ‘cow’ theme and offers a separate entrance onto a deck area, superb cocktails and a delicious snack menu.
The 3 star Metcourt Hotel at the Rio Hotel Casino Convention Resort offers 70 rooms, including 30 classic twin rooms, 20 classic king rooms, 9 superior twin rooms, 6 superior king rooms, 4 executive suites and a special assistance room. Visitors can also choose to stay in smoking or non-smoking rooms.
The hotel’s facilities ensure that players have access to the pool terrace and swimming pool and a games arcade for the entire family to enjoy. The Metcourt Rio Hotel is also famous for its excellent convention facilities.