MonteCasino Review

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monte-casino-screenshotProvince : Gauteng
Address : MonteCasino Boulevard, Sandton, Johannesburg
Phone : +27 11 510-7000
Fax : +27 11 510-7071
Email :
Website :

Directions From Johannesburg N1 (Western Bypass)

  • Take the William Nicol turnoff.

  • Drive North towards Fourways approximately 3 km.

  • Cross over Leslie Road.

  • At the next traffic light intersection(Kingfisher Road),turn right into Montecasino Boulervard.

  • Continue around the traffic circles and you will find the entrance on your left hand side.

  • NB: The Gautrain bus Pick-up and Drop off point is at the West Entrance Palazzo Circle. (Just outside the Palazzo / Bird Gardens Entrance).


Known as Guateng’s premier gaming destination, Montecasino is located in the suburb of Fourways, North Johannesburg. The award winning complex lists honours such as Best Entertainment Complex, Best Cinema Complex and Best Place to Take Out of Towners and Best Casino.

The complex incorporates accommodation, round the clock entertainment features, international performances, thrilling gambling, dining and bars, sporting events, family entertainment and natural beauty – proving why visitors from around the world flock to Montecasino. The casino complex is part of the industry leading Tsogo Sun Gaming Group and is themed on a traditional Tuscan village, complete with stunning Italian architecture and design.

The Casino

The casino floor at Montecasino is divided into a main non smoking area, a small and large smoking casino, as well as a smoking and non-smoking Prive, showing just how well the resort caters to all players and preferences.

The casino has a massive collection of slot games – over 1,700 in number – with betting denominations ranging from 2c to R100. Among the slots are 100 Progressive Jackpots for the chance to win big. The slots can be played with a Montecasino SmartCard which allows fuss-free, coinless gaming and maximum security.

In addition to slots, Montecasino offers 70 gaming tables, including American Roulette, craps, poker, baccarat and blackjack. Players also get to enjoy novelty games such as Wheel of Fortune and Life of Luxury. The casino constantly runs gaming promotions with prizes such as cash, new cars and other giveaways.

Restaurant and bar

Montecasino has a staggering choice of 40 different dining options, meaning that visitors will never go hungry! Of these, 20 are considered restaurants, many of which offer specialty cuisines such as Greek, Portuguese, seafood, Italian or Indian.

The complex also offers a great food court where visitors can refuel to grab a quick meal at places such Wimpy, Steers, Milky Lane or KFC. Montecasino is also dotted with coffee shops such as Seattle Coffee Company, Ella Café, Fego Caffe and Brazilian Café. Café Vacca Matta is a restaurant and nightclub with great bar facilities, while @Monte offers great views of the Piazza and is a popular gathering place due to its excellent food and wide selection of drinks.


Montecasino offers three different types of accommodation for overnight visitors. The Palazzo Montecasino is a luxury 5 star complex known for its elegance and sophistication, its magnificent landscaped gardens and its easy access to the Montecasino complex through an open-air walkway.

The Southern Sun Montecasino, which opened its doors in 2010, offers nearly 200 rooms, and is modeled on the Palazzo Corsini in Italy. The third hotel is the SunSquare Hotel, for comfortable and affordable accommodation and a favourite among leisure and corporate travelers alike.

Entertainment Facilities

Montecasino promises that there is never a shortage of things to do and this is clear from the large selection of restaurants and bars, the stunning casino, world class theaters, hot night clubs and a wide selection of family entertainment features.

The Open Air Piazza is the perfect venue for outdoor activities and is surrounded by restaurants, a theater and the SunSquare Hotel and also features the spectacular Musical Fountain.

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