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Address: Cnr Century and Elsburg Rd, Brakpan 1540, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 11 898 7000
08:00 - 17:00
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Thu 08:00 - 05:00
Fri - Wed 08:00 - 17:00

Carnival City Casino and Entertainment World is Gauteng’s premier gambling...

Carnival City Casino and Entertainment World is Gauteng’s premier gambling destination, Johannesburg’s light fantastic, a glittering festival for the senses, a thrill a second, a wonderland of games where fun comes in every shade of a neon rainbow!With world class entertainment and gaming facilities, two hotels, a feast of dining options, fun-filled family entertainment and so much more!

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The decorations are very well done, the casino (even the smoking) one is spacious with big screen TV's for the sports enthusiasts!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Tony G
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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Springs, South Africa
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been going to Carnival for many years now but lately it is always under construction and the décor is outdated and it is dark and smelly and you cant complain about service because there is none. Lately you also do not get anything if you play the machines it is like they are taking all the monies to... More 

Thank lorettadavis13152
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The decorations are very well done, the casino (even the smoking) one is spacious with big screen TV's for the sports enthusiasts!

Thank Tony G
Level Contributor
5 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Love whack head's pranks but this is not funny. We went to "Brus" after some bowling this evening at Carnival City. Not a busy night, no shows, no games... Just a quiet night. Yet the service was horribly slow. Eventually when we waved down a waiter for some attention - the booth next to us was so desperate they asked... More 

Thank Angela A
Centurion, South Africa
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191 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Carnival city needs a redo. I think it has served its purpose The place is dark, dodgy and dirty and there was building work on the inside

Thank GielCillie
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95 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I visited the casino. At the entrance the resort looks tired. The parking lot has been retarred but they havent swept away the loose stones making it look very unsightly. The casino area also looks very tired and in need for a revamp. Staff dont really look too happy to be there. very poor ambience. Gaming was ok. Numerous machines... More 

Thank Raptor0O1
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We booked a weekend at the hotel and boy were we disappointed. Reception was not helpful and gave my friend a hard time about the booking. The room was really outdated and tired. The entire place loo j s like it needs a revamp. Shower was not powerful enough, ran out of hot water. Will not go back.

Thank Ashleigh G
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

worthwhile to visit. don't go if gambling is not your thing...... decent restaurants... nice vibe. parking a bit of a distance away..... otherwise a good night out.

Thank Stuart C
Brakpan, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I had a problem with the gaming machine and was sent security to help me out. They had no clue what was going on and insisted I must leave without my payouts.

Thank jselolo
Benoni, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

my wife and sister and I went there for dinner, real super meal, very well priced and service was excellent at the Ocean basket.

Thank normanbee
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

I have been a frequent visitor since the day they opened their doors and have always been impressed with the service, staff, cleanliness, etc. This, unfortunately, is no longer the case. They are busy revamping parts of the casino floor - great, but the way they have blocked it off - not so great. The floor staff, for ANY kind... More 

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