The D'Oreale Grande Emperors Palace is a hotel, casino and convention resort that combines style, luxury and convenience with lots of fun. It enjoys its convenient position as neighbour of Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport.
The D'Oreale Grande Emperors Palace promises luxurious accommodation alongside a buzzing casino and ample leisure facilities. This makes it the ideal destination for a honeymoon, business trip or family vacation. In addition, there is a breakfast restaurant that offers hearty meals in preparation for a busy day spent exploring South Africa.
The D'Oreale Grande Emperors Palace is a 5-star hotel. Its rooms are comfortable, inviting and only of the best quality. Décor and ambience sets the scene for an opulent South African experience.
A bar, lounge and breakfast restaurant ensure that guests feel relaxed and 'at home' at the D'Oreale Grande Emperors Palace, while never negotiating on world-class flavours and good quality ingredients.
Corporate guests will benefit from the well-equipped Business Centre, wireless Internet connectivity in public areas, the safe parking area and the convenient helipad.
Guests who would like to maintain their everyday fitness regime will do well to visit the gym, which is open 24 hours a day, as well as the health spa, where body and mind is revitalised and pampered.
Additional facilities include free shuttles between the hotel and the airport, an art gallery for the culturally inclined, a swimming pool and a pool bar.
The D'Oreale Grande Hotel boasts 196 luxurious rooms and suites:
Guests may request smoking or non-smoking rooms.
All rooms are tastefully and elegantly furnished with air-conditioning, wireless Internet connectivity, bath, shower, safe, shaver point (110/220V), hairdryer, telephone (direct dial), mini bar, TV with selected satellite channels, pay movies, tea- and coffee-making facilities and a writing desk. In addition, all guests may enjoy the convenience of 24-hour room service.
Sports and Recreational Facilities
Health and Beauty Spa
The Octavia Sensorium Health & Beauty Spa is of world-class standards. Fashioned in authentic ancient Roman style, this centre creates an aura of complete peace and serenity amidst a world of hustle and bustle. The spa includes a heated Roman Spa Bath, gym, Swiss showers, Vichy showers, massage rooms, treatment rooms, a sauna and a steam room.
Guests who want to get some fresh air while keeping fit are privy to the flood-lit tennis court of the hotel. This is a fantastic way to unwind and work up an appetite.
For the best in gambling entertainment, Emperors Palace is certainly the place to be. There are smoking and non-smoking casinos available and the Palace Court Privé is an additional gaming complex for the players wishing to up the stakes a little.
There is a total of 1724 slot machines that do not stop operation. The 74 table games include Roulette, Poker and Blackjack and these are also open for 24 hours of every day. The Fortuna Poker Room offers live Poker and all the hype that it implies. This centre is only open between 12h00 and 05h00.
The Palace Court Privé provides personalised service for high-limit players. This facility is open 24-7-356.
Odeon Show Bar
The Odeon is a vibrant bar with live cabarets, comedy acts and music. In addition, sporting events are aired here, promising a most exciting event in a lively atmosphere. The bar seats 130 people and is open until midnight. The dress code is Smart Casual, and no non-smoking areas are available.
Theatre of Marcellus
Many international shows, musicals and similar events have been hosted at this theatre.
Nu Metro Cinemas
There are six movie theatres available, all with traditional equipment as well as specialised equipment for 3D films. There are teen theatres (with bean bags) and Gold Class theatres (with leather seats and a food / drinks service). These customisations ensure that all of our discerning guests are comfortable and catered for.
Children's Entertainment Magic Company
Children will delight in the giant play pen, a safe haven for parents to leave their kids. This play area is equipped with a variety of gaming equipment for the young ones, guaranteed to keep them busy while parents enjoy some time together having a tasty meal or relaxing in the casino.
Jupiters is another children's facility (for kids between 1 and 12 years of age) situated within the Resorts Emporium of D'Oreale. This venue boasts games, educational activities and shows for the little ones. There is also a snack bar and qualified staff on hand.
Johannesburg is South Africa's biggest, busiest and most commercially-oriented city. It is also usually the starting point of most international visitors' trips to the country. As such, it is home to a host of exciting sight, sounds, flavours and tourist attractions.
Lesedi Cultural Village
The Lesedi Cultural Village is only an hour's drive from the heart of Johannesburg and presents traditional African life in an authentic, tactile way. The lives and customs of the Basotho, Ndebele, Pedi, Xhosa and Zulu folk fascinate even the locals that are immersed in the culture. There are exhibitions of African dancing as well as samples of the local cuisine at the Nyama Choma Restaurant.
The Lion Park
Visit the 100 lions that are the local residents of The Lion Park. These magnificent beasts share their habitat with cheetahs, wild dogs, leopards and many different buck species. There are active breeding programmes in place in order to boost and sustain the lion population. This interactive park encourages visitors to handle lion cubs and giraffes.
The Johannesburg Zoo is an impressive establishment, home to over 2000 animals and 365 species. These beasts, large and small, can be viewed within their natural habitat, promising an intriguing glimpse into the fauna of South Africa.
Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens
The Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens are 300 hectares of stunning landscape and natural South African bushveld. This is perfectly positioned with the Witpoortjie waterfall as its backdrop, and vegetation ranges from stretches of savannah to dense bush to tall trees. There are currently over 600 plant species within this reserve.
Pretoria's National Zoological Gardens of South Africa boasts an aquarium and reptile park in addition to the zoo. This is the largest such facility in the country, measuring 80 hectares. It is home to over 2500 mammals, 1400 birds, 4000 fish, 230 invertebrates, 440 reptiles and 25 amphibians. Indeed, this is the ideal day trip for families or honeymooners seeking an escape from city living.
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From Johannesburg, take the R24 towards OR Tambo International Airport. Once you reach the airport, keep left as the road splits and continue along the R21 to East Rand / Boksburg. Continue until you reach Griffiths Road off-ramp and turn left at the bridge. Turn left into Jones Road and the hotel will appear on your left.
From Pretoria, take the R21 towards the OR Tambo International Airport and keep left as the road splits. Follow the R21 East Rand / Boksburg lane. Continue until you reach Griffiths Road off-ramp and turn left at the bridge. Turn left into Jones Road and the hotel will appear on your left.
From Johannesburg Sandton / Northern Areas, take the N3 towards Germiston. At Giloolly's interchange, take the R24 towards OR Tambo International Airport and keep left as the road splits. Follow the R21 East Rand / Boksburg lane. Continue until you reach Griffiths Road off-ramp and turn left at the bridge. Turn left into Jones Road and the hotel will appear on your left.
From OR Tambo International Airport Terminal A, turn left upon leaving the building. Continue along the driveway, turn right at the pedestrian crossing and proceed into the opposite building with covered parking above. Walk past the elevators to the Luxliner Bus bookings cubicle and then turn right, exiting the building. Follow the passageway next to the Intercontinental Hotel all the way to the shuttle terminus behind the Intercontinental Hotel. Wait for the Emperors Palace bus at the terminal.
From OR Tambo International Airport Terminal B, exit the building and turn right. Continue along the driveway, turn left at the pedestrian crossing and proceed into the opposite building with covered parking above. Walk past the elevators to the Luxliner Bus bookings cubicle and then turn right, exiting the building. Follow the passageway next to the Intercontinental Hotel all the way to the shuttle terminus behind the Intercontinental Hotel. Wait for the Emperors Palace bus at the terminal.