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Located conveniently close to O R Tambo International Airport and just 20km east of Johannesburg, D'Oreale Grande offers world-class hotel accommodation at Emperor's Palace, a premier casino resort designed in the style of Las Vegas' Caesars Palace. From the Roman-inspired interior and the beautifully decorated suites to the world-class service and gourmet cuisine, the hotel offers its guests a genuinely glamourous experience.

Spend some time at Emperor's Palace where round-the-clock fun and entertainment are offered right on your doorstep. Dine at one of the hotel's many restaurants and spend the rest of your evening watching a show at the Circus Maximus Theatre or the Colosseum Showbar, followed by an all-night dance party at Monsoon Lagoon.

Recent accolades & press

  •  Certificate of Excellence from Tripadvisor in 2011

highlights

  • Premier casino resort & 5-star hotel
  • Complimentary shuttle to & from airport
  • Casino, gym, spa & non-stop entertainment
  • Gourmet dining, family restaurants & bars
  • Fantastic spa facilities at Octavia's Sensorium Day Spa

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Facilities

As might be expected from a world-class establishment, the range of facilities at D'Oreale are extensive.

Guests can meet and socialise at the hotel's cocktail bar and lounge or relax at the pool bar after cooling off in the hotel's swimming pool. You may decide to have a workout in the 24-hour gym or unwind at the Octavia's Sensorium Day Spa and choose from a wide range of treatments.

The hotel also has an art gallery and business centre plus complimentary wireless internet access in the lobby, business centre and all rooms.

Secure parking is available as is a complimentary shuttle service to and from O R Tambo International Airport.

General Facilities

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    Bar
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    Complementary airport transfers
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    Gym
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    Restaurant
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    Secure Parking
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    Spa
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    Swimming Pool
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    Wi-fi available

Dining

Start off by relaxing at Neptune's Pool Bar where you can enjoy your favourite drink while appreciating a Johannesburg sunset and deciding on dinner.

Many guests head for D'Oreale Grande's house restaurant Aurelia's - named after Julius Caesar's mother - and a fine dining restaurant featuring alfresco breakfasts, romantic candlelit dinners and contemporary South African meals - all with a global influence.

You can also choose from no fewer than nine other restaurants at Emperor's Palace - seafood, Asian, Indian and Italian are among the choices - where you are sure to find something to suit your taste.

Classic Room

All the 196 rooms at the D'Oreale Grande at Emperor's Palace are beautifully decorated and have en suite facilities. Standard features include air conditioning, a room safe, stocked mini-bar, international direct dial telephone, satellite television, wireless high-speed internet access, tea and coffee-making facilities and 24-hour room service.

The hotel offers Classic, Superior, Deluxe, Executive and Premier Rooms as well as two luxurious Presidential Suites. Smoking and non-smoking rooms are available, as are two Special Assistance rooms.

Classic Rooms have non-allergenic eco-friendly twin or king-size beds and feature a writing desk, easy chair and marble-topped coffee table plus a Business Panel of electric and telecommunications points. The en suite bathroom has a shower over the bath and a spacious vanity.

Classic Room AMENITIES

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    24-hour room service
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    Air-conditioning
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    En-suite bath and shower
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    Hairdryer
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    Mini Bar
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    Safe
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    Telephone
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    Television
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    Wi-fi available in room
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    Tea & coffee-making facilities

Other Room Types

Besides the hotel's 140 Classic Rooms, a further range of accommodation is available at the hotel.

Superior Rooms are exquisitely decorated rooms comprising a non-allergenic eco-friendly king-size or bed, a sleeper couch, lounge area set into a bay window, writing desk, easy chair, marble-topped coffee table, Business Panel and direct dial telephones. The en suite bathroom has a shower over the bath and a spacious vanity.

Deluxe Rooms comprise non-allergenic eco-friendly king-size or twin beds augmented by a sleeper couch, writing desk, easy chair and marble-topped coffee table. A Business Panel and direct dial telephones will appeal to the business traveller. The en suite bathroom has a shower over the bath and a spacious vanity.

The magnificent Executive Suites have a granite-topped bar, a two-seater couch and an easy chair. The rooms comprise a king-size bed, a writing desk and a marble-topped coffee table plus Business Panel and direct dial telephones. The en suite bathrooms have a spa bath, a shower, a double basin vanity and a guest toilet.

The Minerva and Mercury Premier Suites have been designed for sumptuous in-room hospitality. There is a lounge, bar and entertainment area plus dining area, full kitchenette and a guest toilet. The bedroom has a king-size bed, walk-in dressing room and a bay window with views of the pool. In the bathroom there is a shower with spa jets and seat, a full spa bath, a double basin vanity and separate toilet. A Business Panel and direct dial telephones complete the deal.

The two majestic Presidential Suites - Livia's and Augustus - provide guests with the ultimate in accommodation at the hotel. They are gloriously spacious and feature king-size beds, a dining room, bar, lounge, butler kitchen, guest toilet and a bathroom that boasts a separate sauna, shower, spa bath, double vanity and bidet. There is also a Business Panel of electric and telecommunication points and direct dial telephones. Smoking and non-smoking rooms are available, as are two Special Assistance rooms with twin beds.

Activities

  • Day tours
  • Live music & entertainment
  • Tennis
 
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 01 Feb 2014 - 30 Nov 2014 $135 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Dec 2014 - 31 Jan 2015 $85 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Feb 2015 - 30 Jun 2015 $145 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Jul 2015 - 30 Nov 2015 $150 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Dec 2015 - 31 Dec 2015 $100 Bed & Breakfast

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please note, additional room types are also available. Superior,Standard,Club Superior Room,Deluxe Room,Superior Room,Deluxe Request a quote for rate detail

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

Traveller Reviews

  • The hotel d'Oreale was perfect for our flight home. We enjoyed the casino and shopping mall across the street.

    Pamela Mehra, January 2014
  • The D'Oreal Hotel was very nice and very convenient to the airport.

    Neil Williams, September 2013
  • The D'Oreale was a great way to close the trip. They gave us a late check-out. All of these hotels were very clean, comfortable, and gave excellent service.

    Molly Quackenbush, June 2013
  • D'oreal was ok, probably we would take the Intercontinental next time, which saves time to get to and wait for the shuttlebus. All of us were too tired to make use of the casino at the d'oreal, dinner the last evening in the restaurant was served very efficiently.

    Gerben Kuijper, May 2013
  • Our stay in Joburg (D'Oreale Grande) was very relaxing : a very good point for the hotel (well located, practical and high level services) and also the tours (safe and friendly)

    Marcelle Delannes, September 2012
  • The D'Oreale Grande reminded us of Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. We had our first game meal (ostrich, warthog, kudu) for dinner and it was delicious.

    Judy Willis, June 2012
  • Last but not least, the last night stay at the D'Oreale Grande at Emperor's Palace was definitely worth the trip! What an elegant hotel! The casino was grand and when dinner came, we couldn't decide what to eat because of the amazing selection of restaurants all in one place! We went to Nelson Mandela House and visited the town and some museums. It was a very educative trip and some stories were very moving!

    Wendy Lee, May 2012
  • I can't say that staying at the D'Oreale Grande is very exiting in this remote suburb, but at least the hotel is good and it is convenient to come from or to go to the airport.

    Emmanuelle Poli, April 2012
  • The D'Oreale Grand Hotel was very nice. A bit busy and noisy with the casino and shopping right there. Good location being close to the airport. Good for a one night stay.

    William Saunders, January 2012
  • Regarding the D'Oreale the hotel was really good and the kids loved the "casino" for children and the restaurants. For us, it was not exactly our type of hotel because we like smaller hotels. But we do understand that it was near the airport and to entertain the kids was the best.

    Diana Cunha, March 2011

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Tanya Ellis

Tanya Ellis

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"This great hotel is perfect for an overnight stay within a short 5 minute complimentary shuttle transfer from the airport."

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The D'Oreale Grande reminded us of Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. We had our first game meal (ostrich, warthog, kudu) for dinner and it was delicious.

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