Naledi Sun Casino Review

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naledi-sun-casino-screenshot2Province : Free State
Address : 3 Bridge Street, Thaba Nchu
Phone : +27 51 875-1060
Fax : +27 51 875-2329
Email : None
Website :

Directions From Bloemfontein Airport (± 59km)

  • Approximate driving time 50 mins hour/s

  • Head south, 1.3km.

  • Take the 1st left onto Alexandra Ave/N8.

  • Continue to follow N8, 54.1km.

  • Turn left at Hoog St, 2.2km.

  • Turn left at Market St, 290m.

  • Take the 2nd right onto Bridge St.

  • Destination will be on the left, 350m.


Nestled in the small, friendly town of Thaba Nchu in the Free State, the Naledi Sun Hotel and Casino is well positioned to serve visitors to this area. The resort is situated just 65 km out of Bloemfontein and is easily accessible from the N8. Although the main attraction to Naledi Sun Hotel and Casino is undoubtedly its excellent gaming facilities, visitors also get to enjoy fine dining and bar facilities, top accommodation and the chance to discover some of the natural attractions of this part of South Africa.

The Casino

Naledi Sun Casino is considered one of the best gaming establishments in the region, offering both smoking and non smoking areas attended by helpful, professional staff members. The non smoking casino boasts 112 slot machines, while the smoking area carries another 48. The casino is open from 9 am until 2 am from Mondays to Thursdays, while weekends offer 24/7 casino entertainment.

The range of games at Naledi Sun Casino includes table games, multiple reel games, poker machines and video slot machines. All types of players are catered for on the casino floor, with slot machines carrying betting denominations from 5c to R5. There are seven in-house progressives, with base values ranging from R2,400 to R12,000 for the chance to take home large sums of cash.

All the games operate on the safe and hassle-free SmartCard technology which allows for coinless betting and instant winning recordings.

Restaurant and bar

One of the finest restaurants in the region, Kika, is located at the Naledi Sun Hotel and Casino, and – together with the joined Ipeleng Lounge Bar – offers visitors a fine wining and dining experience. Kika offers exceptional meals with vegetarian options, and is conveniently located near hotel rooms for added comfort. The restaurant, which can seat patrons both inside and out, and which has a separate smoking area, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and operates from 7 am until 10 pm every day of the week.


The Naledi Sun Hotel offers 30 luxury rooms, all conveniently located near the bar, restaurant and casino which make up this complex. The rooms are all well-equipped with everything from tea and coffee making facilities to satellite TV.

Entertainment Facilities

Naledi Sun Casino and Hotel is geared towards providing entertainment for gamblers and families alike. It offers a swimming pool on the premises which is just a short walk away from the hotel. The Letsatsing Beer Garden is open during special events and is known as one of Bloemfontein’s top attractions.

The casino complex also serves as a base to discover the stunning surroundings of Thaba Nchu, including the Maria Moroka Game Reserve, located at the foot of the ‘black mountain’, famous for its bird species, white rhinos, zebras and buck. The area is great for hiking and picnicking.

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