Emperors Palace is a hotel, casino, convention and entertainment resort situated next to OR Tambo International Airport. It is renowned for having a wide variety of options to keep patrons entertained and satisfied. Its offerings are so impressive that the official website proudly refers to Emperors Palace as the "Las Vegas of Africa".
Paying a visit to Emperors Palace you'll realise that the entertainment options are divided between the beauty spa, the casino, the retail area, the children's entertainment area, the numerous dining options and the conference centre.
Octavia's Beauty Spa is modelled on an ancient Roman palace, oozing opulence and making you feel like you're in just the right place to be pampered. The spa offers the usual variety of relaxing and rejuvenating treatments from massages and facials to manicures and waxing. After your pamper session you can go and shop 'til you drop in the mall area.
Once your mental side has been fed with some relaxing treatments, you can feed your physical body either at one of the fast food outlets like Nando's or Steers, or at a more upmarket restaurants like Aurelia's, Emperors Palace's conservatory eatery, or at a family-style spot like Ocean Basket.
A number of the restaurants and bars offer live music and small shows too, some even offer cabaret performances! For dance extravaganzas, musicals and large shows there is the Marcellus Theatre.
When it comes to keeping under 18's occupied, there is a cinema and a Magic Company gaming arcade, which have them losing themselves in the excitement for hours.
Finally, you can try your hand on the casino floor, and hopefully you'll win enough money to pay for your return visit. The casino has a large number of slot machines as well as tables offering games like poker and roulette. All manner of gamblers will be happy here.
Emperors Palace also caters to business people with a versatile conference venue with different spaces accommodating between 8 and 3000 people.
Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.