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Monte Casino - A Tsogo Sun Resort

Monte Casino, Tsogo Sun's R1,4 billion gaming, retail and leisure complex, is Gauteng's premier Tuscan themed retail entertainment destination.

Designed to replicate an ancient Tuscan hill-top village, Monte Casino is situated at Fourways, North of Johannesburg. Close to the major highways leading to Pretoria, East and West Rand as well as the ORTIA International Airport.

Perhaps it’s the old Tuscan architecture, the passion, or the love of great food and good wines. Maybe it’s the carefree atmosphere and freedom, or the wholesome family fun. Then maybe it’s just us and the things that we love.

Monte Casino, has earned a reputation as Jo'burg's number one entertainment address, since it opened in November 2000. Attracting about eight million visitors a year, it is the most visited entertainment destination in Gauteng.


Walking into the Leisure Area, visitors reach the Casino along winding cobblestone streets, flanked by fountains, village shops and cafés. Entry to the 8 500m2 Gaming Area is via three entrances, with a 150-metre stream dividing the gaming area from the village and the variety of family entertainments in the rest of the complex.

Each entrance has security controls - ensuring that no persons under the age of 18 have access to the adult casino playground. Monte casino's gaming is open 24 hours a day, with nearly half of the entertainment complex's highly trained staff assigned to the casino facilities.

 The casino complex has 1 non-smoking and 2 smoking casinos.
 Featuring a vast selection of games including state-of-the-art Slots with multiple denominations, multi-coin multi-lines and progressive jackpots.

There are more than 1,860 Slot machines and 70 Tables available, with something for every taste and pocket, from American Roulette, Craps, baccarat, poker and Blackjack to novelty games like Wheel of Fortune and Life of Luxury. Whether you are a high-roller or this is your first time at our Johannesburg casino, there is a range of minimum and maximum bets are available. A Salon Privé provides an area where patrons can enjoy a private casino area while playing their favourite games. 

Slots & Tables

Monte casino offers no less than 1 860 gaming machines and 80 gaming tables. The  Slots are available in denominations from as low as 2c up to the highest of R100.

Monte Casino Slots require the use of a Smart card, which - No frills, No fuss!
Earn points when playing with your Smart card which can be redeemed for additional Casino FreePlay.

Over 80 gaming tables throughout the casino, including the smoking casinos and the Salon Prive. The most popular games include:

Blackjack,  Big Bang Blackjack
American Roulette, Spread Bet Roulette
Baccarat and Midi Baccarat
Craps / Dice Tables
No Limit Hold'em Poker, Texas Hold ‘em Poker

Monte Casino offers an exclusive area dedicated to Poker including Hold'em Poker Tables and a variety of poker machines.

Raise ‘em Poker Xtra Progressive
There are 2 Progressive Jackpots:
R25 Progressive Jackpot on the main casino floor and smoking casino with a minimum Jackpot value of R100 000.
R50 Progressive Jackpot on the Club Select and Privè floors with a minimum Jackpot of R250 000. The R50 Progressive Jackpot has already made more than 10 millionaires!       

Smoking Casino

There are two smoking casinos which allow smoking. Other than the two smoking casinos, MonteCasino is a smoke free zone. Smoking is also allowed in designated areas within certain restaurants.

Monte casino has extended its current smoking casino by an additional 310m2. The dedicated smoking areas now consist of the existing smoking casino, the Salon Privé and the newly opened area on the main casino floor.

All smoking areas now house a full range of Table games including Dice, Mini Baccarat, Blackjack, Roulette, a variety of Slot machines including Poker Machines, Video Games, Roulette Machines and Blackjack Machines.

Club Select
Exclusive Casino Gaming - Club Select invites players to experience exclusive casino gaming away from the crowds in the glamorous Premium Tables area. Club Select Tables offer higher Tables limits, exclusive treatment and personal service.

Salon Privé
The Salon Privé caters to players who prefer a more private casino gaming experience with the benefits of higher limits and personalised service.

The Salon Privé has a smoking and non-smoking area with over 200 Slot machines.
Table games in the smoking area include Blackjack, Mini Baccarat, Poker and Roulette.
There is also a semi-private room with Slots, Blackjack and Roulette Table.
The fully private gaming room has 1 Blackjack Table and 2 Roulette Tables.

Table game denominations range from minimum R100 up to R10 000 maximum.
Slots denominations range from 50c up to R500.

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Rewards Club

Join the Monte Casino Rewards Programme to benefit from instant discounts,  special offers on exciting shows and events, ticket discounts on movies@ Montecasino, great  savings at participating restaurants and the  three hotels.
Use your Rewards card when playing Slots or Table games to earn points for extra play and the chance to win amazing cash and car prizes.

Dining At Monte Casino


Monte Casino has an excellent selection of Restaurants to choose from, catering to all tastes.

3SIXTY, Aarya, Beira Alta, Billy G Buffet, Café Cru, Cantare, Casa Bella, Ciao Baby Cucina, Col'Cacchio Pizzeria,    Donatellas, Fireroom, Flamingo Café,  Kai Thai, La Rosa Mexican Grille & Tequileria, Lai Lai Gardens, Lima, Malt Barrel & Fire, Medeo,  Metropolis Lounge & Grill, Milk & Honey Bar, 
Montexo Spur, Mythos, Nando's, Ocean Basket, PortuGalo, Punchinello's, Texan Wing Bar, The Meat Company, The Raj Indian Restaurant, The Hussar Grill, Verdicchio, YuMe Japanese

Coffee Shops

Fego Café, Seattle Coffee Company

Fast Food

Anat Falafel, Baglios Cafeteria,  KFC, Milky Lane, Steers, Senhor Calistos, Wimpy

Clubs & Bars


A shopper’s paradise with over 30 stores including fashion, jewellery, books, music, gift shops and African curios.


The ‘Il Grande’ cinema has 509 seats and is the biggest fully digital cinema in South Africa.
 The cinema also boasts the biggest commercial screen in Africa, at a whopping 285sq m!


Pieter Toerien's Theatre & Studio has been the stage for some of the most popular theatrical productions in South Africa.
The theatre underwent a R2 million revamp to celebrate their 500th production – The History Boys. The theatre  has a new colour scheme, fittings and new seats in the Main Theatre auditorium, which can now seat up to 390 people.
The splendid old Chandelier from the Alhambra Theatre has been salvaged and can now be seen as the centrepiece in the foyer.

The Teatro opened in May 2007 with the international stage phenomenon - ‘The Lion King,’
which ran for 36 weeks. This made South African history by breaking all box office records in South Africa, with over 550 000 people attending the show.
The Teatro is acoustically designed for large scale musical productions and can accommodate
up to 1 870 people.
The Teatro has an unmistakable intimacy where no seat is further than 33 metres from the stage!
The Teatro has a 25m high (eight storey) fly tower, and a sunken orchestra pit that accommodates up to 50 musicians.
Constructed at a cost of over R100 million by Tsogo Sun Gaming, The Teatro is one of the 10 largest Lyric theatres in the world.
The Teatro features local and international productions from London’s West End to New York’s Broadway, including Ballet, Comedy, Dance, Drama, Musicals and Opera.

Bird Garden

The largest and most diverse private collection of African cycads in the world, and a collection of over 60 species of birds.
Take a stroll along the enchanted walkways within magnificent gardens observing the colourful birds, small mammals, reptiles and unusual animals from around the world.

Piazza at Montecasino

This piazza is the centre of public life at Montecasino. Enjoy the outdoors with Gauteng's magnificent climate, is perfect for outdoor activities and events including festivals, exhibitions, open air banquets and product launches.

The Piazza is an open air square, such as in Italy, with a Bell Tower that chimes as the focal point. Six restaurants surround the Piazza, also a theatre, banqueting facility and the SunSquare Hotel.

Musical Fountain on the Piazza

The Musical Fountain is an attraction not to be missed. Be mesmerised by perfectly synchronised displays.

Parkers Comedy Club

Enjoy a night of entertainment and meet all of the Top South African Comedians.


Bambini Childcare

This is a fun and safe environment for children between 1 and 12 years of age.
Security is a priority and access is controlled ensuring a safe and secure environment for children. Kids can enjoy a range of entertaining activities such as dancing, drawing, jungle gyms, Lego,
play centre, painting, reading, TV (Boomerang) and a sleeping room.
Kids aged 7 – 12 can play WII games, X-Box and board games.

The Magic Company

The Magic Company is great fun for the whole family.
Teenagers and adults can try out their driving, dancing and target skills on the thrilling
adventure simulators.
The arcade features classic titles such as Dance Revolution, Dirty Drivin’, Fast and The Furious,
Sno Cross and Terminator.

XD Theatre - the ultimate immersive ride with real time!

Buckle Up for a motion simulated 6D ride that transcends time, space and the imagination.
An unparalleled multi-sensory experience with 3D stereoscopic graphics combined with visual FX.
The amazing rides include Canyon Coaster, Haunted Mine, Speed Race, and more!

Laser Tag

The Laser Zone offers an adrenalin-packed laser-tag experience.
Covering 450 square meters and three levels with smoke machines, glow in the dark paint on the walls and lasers flashing in all directions. Play solo or in teams for an extra challenge!


ATM's from all of the major local banks and Foreign Exchange Facilities available.

Beauty Spas

Kai Thai Spa - Thai spa treatments including Thai massage and reflexology.
Mangwanani - The original African Spa –  a vast range of spa treatments in true African style.
 Perfect Health Centre – Get an overall health assessment, help with weight loss and build up immunity to help cope with daily stress.


24 Hr Info Desk , Lost & Found , Gun Safe , Security, 4 000 secure Undercover & Open Air Parking.


InterContinental Palazzo Hotel

The Five Star, award-winning Palazzo Hotel is located within the precinct of the Montecasino Entertainment Complex. The luxurious Palazzo is considered to be one of the most beautiful and romantic hotels in South Africa.
The Palazzo Hotel has been a World Luxury Hotels Award winner for six consecutive years, and winner of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2015.
The enchanting Tuscan-inspired architecture is reflected throughout the spectacular gardens and luxurious accommodation. 

The 246 beautifully decorated guest rooms include the luxurious Palazzo Penthouse Suite, Tuscan Presidential Suite, 10 Suites, Deluxe and Superior rooms.
The Palazzo offers attentive service and superior amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi, fine dining,
outdoor pool, fully equipped gym, business centre and the Mangwanani Boutique Spa.
The Palazzo is the ultimate destination for leisure and business travellers.

Sun Square Hotel

Sun Square is located on the Piazza within the Montecasino Entertainment Complex.
There are 179 rooms with a modern and bright design with attention to detail.
Guests will enjoy the perfect blend of hospitality and outstanding service.
In-room comforts include WiFi, DStv, Electronic Safe, Coffee & Tea station, Air-Conditioning,
 Hair dryer and complimentary and wakeup facility.

Southern Sun Montecasino Hotel

Inspired by the design of the 15th century Palazzo Corsini villa in Italy’s picturesque mountain region of Gianicolo, this hotel offers the perfect blend of modern innovation and old-world Venetian charm.
This 4-star hotel features a refreshing swimming pool with sun-deck, fitness centre,
free WiFi, 24-hour room service, free parking and concierge services.
The Southern Sun Montecasino Hotel received the coveted Certificate of Excellence from the leading travel authority site, TripAdvisor.

Conference & Events

Southern Sun Montecasino offers a superb choice of  the finest conference venues.
 The Pivot is a state-of-the-art conference venue catering to various events from small, intimate meetings to large cocktail functions, launches and seminars.
 The large 1 400m2, well-equipped and spacious venue offers a range of modern meeting rooms to suite specific requirements.

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