The Golden Horse Casino

Pietermaritzburg, Kwazulu-Natal

It is bright, it is beautiful and it is full of pizzazz. Situated in the capital city of Kwazulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg, that is steeped in history which is visible in its beautiful courthouse building and other monuments, you will find The Golden Horse Casino and Hotel that is modern with its myriad colours and deco that is very reminiscent of the 60’s era.

The-Golden Horse-Casino

There are 96 fashionable decorated rooms here which include a luxurious Presidential Suite. Each room includes a flat screen HD television, ten channels of cable programs, en-suite bathrooms with separate bath and shower, a fridges and a room safe.

The casino proudly presents you with 450 slot machines which include Video Slots, Slot Poker and Slot Roulette. The minimum bet accepted here is 0c and the maximum R50.

There are 20 tables here that offer games such as Blackjack, Poker, American Roulette and No Commission Baccarat.

This casino has a smoking and non-smoking casino, they have a Salon Privé for the more fastidious player who enjoys more of an exclusive casino experience and where the stakes are considerably higher, plus all wages are made from a smart card so no cash needs to be carried around.

Conferences, weddings and functions are all held here at the Golden Horse Casino. The White Horse Wedding and Function Room can accommodate approximately 250 guests if you require a dance floor, and 280 guests without the dance floor. The conference centre can accommodate 400 delegates and standard conference equipment is provided. This conference centre is adjacent to the Scottsville Race Course.

For Kids between the ages of 1 and 13 there is the Golden Horse Edu-Care Centre that offers a safe environment for children to play while parents are away. Only the highest security measures have been installed here to ensure that all minors are kept safe and for parents peace of mind.

For the older kids there is Funland Entertainment Centre that offers arcade games, fun activities, TV lounge plus Cosmic Candy will ensure that kids get all the sweets they want.

Meals can be had in restaurants such as Asian Fusion, Rockafellas or John Dory’s, while Galito’s offers fast foods and Scoops is there for those who enjoy ice cream.

Address: 45 New England Road, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa


The hotel is situated 2 km off the N1 Johannesburg / Durban national highway. Simply take the New England Drive off ramp off the N1 and turn right at the top of the off ramp if you are coming from Johannesburg and left if you are coming from Durban. This will bring you onto New England Drive. Southern Sun Pietermaritzburg is just 2km up the road.

Physical Address

45 New England Road Scottsville,
South Africa

GPS Co-ordinates: 29°36’44.53” S | 30°23’58.88” E

Telephone: +27 33 395 8500
Fax: +27 33 395 8501