Soho Hotel & Casino


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The Soho Hotel lies at the heart of Sun City, adjacent to the legendary Gary Player Golf Course. This striking tribute to hedonism was the first Hotel to be built on the grounds of the internationally renowned Pilanesberg-based resort. The Soho’s bold extravagance is evident from the moment you enter the lobby which is alive with lush foliage, enchanting water features, faux rock designs, and the buzz of slot machines. The four-star Soho Hotel has various accommodation options, from luxury twin rooms to superior luxury family rooms, from delightful ground-floor luxury suites to a decadent presidential suite. Wheelchair accessible rooms are also available. All the rooms and suites offer panoramic views of the expansive subtropical gardens out across to the pristine Waterworld Lake. Free Wi-Fi and a buffet breakfast spread are included in the Hotel’s rates. The Soho Hotel is the ideal vacation destination to trade the stress and strain of daily life for a slice of sheer indulgence. Enjoy a mini-safari experience with a day trip to the Pilanesberg Game Reserve, world-famous for its diversity of bird- and wildlife, including the Big 5. Immerse yourself in the glamour and glitz of Sun City’s pulsing nightlife. Or raise the stakes in one of the resort’s many casinos. Treat your taste buds to the exotic flavours of traditional Asian fare in the Orchid Restaurant. Pay homage to the “local is lekker” * vibe with a visit to the Calabash Restaurant which specialises in mouth-watering South African cuisine. Succumb to the allure of the sparkling pool where you can laze away another perfect afternoon in the company of a long, cool cocktail.

*literally means “local is lovely”

Sun City lies within the greater Pilanesberg area just one-and-a-half hour’s drive from Johannesburg and is ideally positioned for easy access to Pilanesberg National Park, a certified malaria-free game area.

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Rates inclusive of 15% VAT • South African Rand • Subject to availability
Description 1-3 Night Stay 1 Hotel 01 Oct 2019 -
30 Nov 2019
01 Dec 2019 -
19 Dec 2019
20 Dec 2019 -
02 Jan 2020
03 Jan 2020 -
31 Mar 2020
Luxury Twin / Paraplegic Room • Double R3 555 R4 165 R5 585 R4 165
Luxury Twin / Paraplegic Room • Single R3 310 R3 900 R5 320 R3 900
Luxury Family • Double R3 835 R4 490 R5 920 R4 490
Luxury Family • Single R3 590 R4 225 R5 660 R4 225
Superior Luxury • Double R4 125 R4 860 R6 575 R4 860
Superior Luxury • Single R3 875 R4 596 R6 310 R4 596
Superior Luxury Family • Double R4 370 R5 120 R6 840 R5 120
Superior Luxury Family • Single R4 125 R4 855 R6 575 R4 855
Ground Floor Superior Luxury Double R4 395 R5 180 R7 045 R5 180
Ground Floor Superior Luxury • Single R4 150 R4 915 R6 780 R4 915
Ground Floor Superior Luxury Family • Double R4 640 R5 440 R7 315 R5 440
Ground Floor Superior Luxury Family • Single R4 395 R5 180 R7 050 R5 180
Luxury Suite • Double R7 015 R8 040 R11 040 R8 040
Luxury Suite • Single R6 770 R7 775 R10 775 R7 775
Presidential Suite • Double R10 770 R12 840 R17 280 R12 840
Presidential Suite • Single R10 520 R12 575 R17 015 R12 575
Description 1-3 Night Stay 1 Hotel 01 Apr 2020 -
08 Apr 2020
09 Apr 2020 -
14 Apr 2020
15 Apr 2020-
30 Sep 2020
01 Oct 2020 -
30 Nov 2020
Luxury Twin / Paraplegic Room • Double R3 540 R4 165 R3 540 R4 165
Luxury Twin / Paraplegic Room • Single R3 275 R3 900 R3 275 R3 900
Luxury Family • Double R3 815 R4 490 R3 815 R4 490
Luxury Family • Single R3 550 R4 225 R3 550 R4 225
Superior Luxury • Double R4 130 R4 860 R4 130 R4 860
Superior Luxury • Single R3 865 R4 596 R3 865 R4 596
Superior Luxury Family • Double R4 350 R5 120 R4 350 R5 120
Superior Luxury Family • Single R4 085 R4 855 R4 085 R4 855
Ground Floor Superior Luxury Double R4 405 R5 180 R4 405 R5 180
Ground Floor Superior Luxury • Single R4 140 R4 915 R4 140 R4 915
Ground Floor Superior Luxury Family • Double R4 625 R5 440 R4 625 R5 440
Ground Floor Superior Luxury Family • Single R4 360 R5 180 R4 360 R5 180
Luxury Suite • Double R6 835 R8 040 R6 835 R8 040
Luxury Suite • Single R6 570 R7 775 R6 570 R7 775
Presidential Suite • Double R10 915 R12 840 R10 915 R12 840
Presidential Suite • Single R10 650 R12 575 R10 650 R12 575

 

A minimum of 2 nights stay is required when staying on any of the following dates:

01, 02, May '20 inc., or 02,03, May '20 inc.

A minimum of 3 nights stay is required when staying on any of the following dates:

13,14,15 Dec ‘19 inc., or 14,15,16 Dec ‘19 inc
23, 24 , 25 Dec ‘19 inc., or 24, 25 , 26 Dec ‘19 inc., or 25, 26, 27 Dec ‘19 inc., or 26, 27, 28 Dec ‘19 inc
29, 30, 31 Dec '19 inc., or 30, 31 Dec '19 & 01 Jan ’20 inc., or 31 Dec '19 & 01, 02 Jan ’20 inc
09, 10, 11 Apr '20 inc., or 10, 11, 12 Apr '20 inc., or 11, 12, 13 Apr ’20 inc., or 12, 13, 14 Apr ’20 inc.,
24, 25, 26 Apr '20 inc., or 25, 26, 27 Apr '20 inc., or 26, 27, 28 Apr ’20 inc.
07, 08, 09 Aug '20 inc., or 08, 09, 10 Aug '20 inc.

Experience the legendary glitz and glamour of the Sun City Casino. Opened in 1979, Sun City Casino has evolved with the times and the latest technology and popular games combine in a spectacle of round-the-clock thrills for both experienced and first-time gamers. Recently refurbished, the Sun City Casino features hundreds of exciting slot machines and over 40 popular table games. And if you’re a Sun MVG cardholders, you enjoy even more benefits, including exclusive access to the Salon Privé and VIP gaming.

Cash desk facilities and ATMs are available at the Sun City Casino and the Bureau de Change accepts all major currencies. However, please note that a passport is required for any foreign exchange transactions.

Setta Bello

A Restaurant that has created an array of beautifully prepared dishes to tantalize your taste buds.Booking is essential

The Orchid

The Orchid features a menu, offering a range of authentically prepared dishes, flavours and textures from many Asian countries.Dress: Casual, Booking: Essential

The Calabash

The Calabash offers traditional South African fare, featuring freshly-prepared salads, a South African cold table, succulent roasts and casseroles, not forgetting our sweet sensations. Seven days a week. Dress: Casual, Capacity: 132 people, Booking: Essential

Sun Terrace

The ideal breakfast and lunch venue, in tranquil surroundings. Extensive lunch buffet featuring specialty counters from around the globe. Open seven days a week. Dress: Casual, Capacity: 380 people

Sun Cafe

Intimate, warm and stylish Café, serving wholesome breakfast.

The Raj Restaurant

The Raj is a Halaal restaurant offering an experience of all flavours, spices and aromas of the finest traditional Indian Cuisine. Open daily for lunch from 11h00 to 15h00 and dinner from 18h00 to 22h00.

Harlequins Cocktail Bar

Located in the Casino. This exciting bar features a great selection of traditional cocktails and shooters, and is ideal for pre-dinner drinks. Open daily. Dress: Smart casual

Kingfisher Bar

Located adjacent to the Slots Floor. Hours: 24 hours

Casino Bar

At the very centre of the casino, this bar features a great selection of drinks served with speed and style. Open daily.

Pool Bar

An informal, poolside bar, open daily. Swim up and order a drink from the “wet bar”. The pool grill is open on Saturdays and Sundays and daily during season.

Sun City Events & Entertainment

Throughout its history, Sun City is best known for showcasing the most spectacular events in South Africa. Having hosted some of the biggest names in entertainment - from Elton John, Sarah Brightman, Queen and Michael Bublé - Sun City events span the gamut from family entertainment to sporting and lifestyle events.

Whether you’re up for music concerts or beach parties, dancing to the hypnotic beats of South Africa’s hottest DJs or treating the kids to a movie, there’s always something to do at Sun City.

The Heritage Golf Championships
15 - Mar - 25 Sep 2019
Price: R100 per player


We are proud to confirm the 2019 schedule for The Heritage Golf Championships presented by Sun International.

With 22 of South Africa’s top rated Golf Clubs awarding us prime weekend times, this year’s Heritage Golf Championships is proving to be a winning formula for the Series and Sun International. This Golf Course buy-in follows on the success of the 2018 Series.

Event Schedule
Dates Golf Course Contact
22 June Silver Lakes +27 12 809 0281
29 June Pecanwood +27 12 244 8080
6 July Beachwood Golf Club
Members can book 7 days in advance, guests can book 3 days in advance but must be playing with a member.
+27 31 564 4257
27 July Serengeti Golf Estate +27 11 552 7200
3 August Royal Johannesburg East Course +27 11 640 3021
3 August Royal Johannesburg West Course +27 11 640 3021
10 August Umhlali Golf Club +27 32 947 1181
17 August Bryanston Country Club
Members Only
+27 11 706 1361
24 August Centurion Golf Club +27 12 665 0279
31 August Durban Country Club
Members can book 7 days in advance, guests can book 3 days in advance but must be playing with a member.
+27 31 313 1716
7 September Dainfern Golf Club +27 11 875 0432
14 September Mount Edgecombe | The Woods
Members Only
+27 31 539 5330
KZN Final
15 September Mount Edgecombe | The Woods  
National Final
24 September Gary Player Country Club  

SAMA 25
1 Jun 2019
Ticket:  R415 per person

Take a 25tolife SAMA trip into the past, the present and the future of SA’s music industry on 1 June 2019.

Join South Africans as they celebrate our music industry talent in Sun City through an award show to remember. Get your ticket from Ticketpro or watch as its broadcasted live on SABC1. Either way, it’s going to be a party!

Heineken PGA Pro-Am
23 - 28 Jun 2019
Amateur: From R9 587 per golfer
Pro: From R3 712 per golfer

Experience. Celebrate. Challenge.

Sun International in association with Heineken SA and Sun Bet are proud to bring you a new, exciting, bigger and better PGA Pro Am. Join us as we tee it up for 72 holes over 2 of SA's iconic golf courses, the Gary Player Country Club golf course and the Lost City Golf Course at Sun City from the 23rd to 28th of June 2019. "Open your World" to a refreshed championship and enjoy an "Ice Cold Heineken" with your friends!

Get your 3 ball team together and encourage your Local PGA Professional to be your teams Pro or if you are an individual golfer and you would like to compete over 72 Holes we will pair you up with 2 other amateurs and a PGA Pro. Entries are limited.

Tournament Information
Teams
A team consists of 1 Pro and 3 Amateur Golfers. If you don't have a Pro, the PGA will provide on for you. Priority of Pro's as follows:

  • PGA Members
  • Apprentices, preference as follows: Post Graduate, Pending Graduate, Year 2, Year 2, Year 1.
Tournament Format
  • 72 Holes
  • 4-ball Alliance Stablefors with 2 scores to count
  • Pro Individual Stableford
  • Pro's play off scratch and all Amateurs play off a handicap of 75% of the calculated course handicap. Max. 24 (Men). Max. 36 (Ladies)
  • All amateurs require an Official Handicap to participate
  • All golfers will play each course twice
 
Nedbank Amateur Golf Challenge
1 - 11 July 2019
Africa's Amateur
Sun International and Sun City welcomes you to enter the 2019 edition of the Nedbank Amateur Golf Challenge. Join us for another fun-filled and exciting golf tournament with great prizes up for grabs!

Join us for another funfilled and exciting golf tournament as we celebrate Sun City's 40th Birthday! "Africa's Amateur" is a permanent fixture on the golfing calendar. This exciting amateur golf challenge has thrilled and delighted amateur golfers for more than 2 decades, and will be played on two of South Africa’s iconic courses: the Gary Player Country Club and the Lost City Golf Course.

Tournament Format
  • Individual stableford scoring over 54 holes of golf
  • The first 18 holes you have the opportunity to play with friends or family
  • The final round will split in two.
  • The top half will play for the Championship on the Gary Player Country Club golf course, the bottom half will play for the Plate on Lost City Golf Course
Bestmed Cycle 4 Cansa
24 & 25 Aug 2019

Sun City Resort
Tickets: From R250 per person

The Bestmed Cycle4CANSA Championship, presented by Optimum Financial Services at Sun City on 24 and 25 August 2019, is offering a 20% early bird entry discount for riders who enter before 4 December 2018.

Good news for riders is that the organisation has kept the entry fees for all the weekend events unchanged from 2018, and cyclists who commit to the event early (before 4 December 2018) will receive a further 20% discount on their entries.

The Bestmed Cycle4CANSA presents a whole weekend of cycling activities and next year will see the 22nd staging of the popular event.

The Road Championship offers distances of 103km and 70km and takes place on Sunday, 25 August. The MTB Championship, which presents 25km and 50km route options, fills the Saturday slot (24 August) over the weekend cycling festival.

The road race route is fast and flat and boasts road closure on various sections. The road surface is immaculate throughout and the roads are quiet. Because the race takes place on a Sunday, traffic volumes are low and courtesy of great buy-in from local mines their mine trucks don’t run on race day.

The Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Road Championship is a premier seeding event for the Cape Town Cycle Tour and the event has to date raised in excess of R4 Million for the Cancer Association of South Africa.

Come and join us for a fun filled, action packed weekend with loads of prizes up for grabs. Gain free access to Sun City and the Valley of Waves on both the race days.

Road Classic Entry Fees:

103km: R415
70km: R310
1km Kids: R60

MTB Classic Entry Fees:

50km: R310
25km: R250

Last Man Standing Individual 2019
20 - 22 Sep 2019

Sun City Resort
South Africa

Tickets: R875 per person

Will You Be The Last Man Standing?
Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s the fittest of them all?

This September, Sun City will be turned into a fitness fairground as the country’s toughest athletes battle it out for the title of ‘Last Man Standing’.

As one of the most popular functional fitness competitions in Africa, Last Man Standing invites all athletes and fitness enthusiasts to compete in a multi-stage contest that will test a range of fitness skills over three gruelling days. Make no mistake, this is not an open-air aerobics class or fitness conference! Through a series of knock-out challenges, this three-day sports competition, which takes place from 20-22 September at Sun City Resort, has been designed to find South Africa’s fittest athlete.

Who Can Enter?
Whether you’re part of a registered functional fitness community or not, Last Man Standing is open to both novice and elite athletes. Catering to various fitness levels and strength capabilities, entrants can choose the division that is most compatible with their experience and skill. 

The divisions include:
  • Beginner: Men + Women
  • Intermediate: Men + Women
  • Elite: Men + Women
  • NEW Masters division: ages 35-44 – Men + Women
  • NEW Masters division: age 45+ - Men + Women
What To Expect
The Last Man Standing functional fitness competition gives entrants the opportunity to experience what it feels like to be a professional athlete. This three-day Sun City event is packed with obstacles, running events and fitness challenges that have been designed to international functional fitness standards. As one of the premier sports competitions in Africa, Last Man Standing combines fitness and fun in one!

Event Programme:

Friday, 20 September
14h00 – 17h00: Registration
18h00: Athlete briefing

The Nedbank Golf Challenge
14- 17 November 2019

The Gary Player Country Club is acknowledged as a difficult and demanding course. Since 1981 it has been home to the Nedbank Golf Challenge. The course requires stamina and accuracy from players.

Off the back markers the course measures over 7 000 metres which makes it one of the longest in the world. But a variety of tees make it possible to shorten the course and render playable for all levels of golfers. A distinguishing feature of the course is its green's complexes, with strategically placed bunkers, swales and mounds that protect the super slick clover shaped greens. With pristine perfect kikuyu fairways and excellent bent grass greens the course is kept in perfect condition all year round.

The Nedbank Golf Challenge is one of the highlights of the South African sporting calendar. In a 38 year history, the event has featured the biggest names in world golf. With 64 players, playing over 4 days, for a purse of .5 million. The tournament takes place from the 14-17 November 2019 and forms part of the Rolex Series on the European Tour and the penultimate event on the Race to Dubai.


Saturday, 21 September
06h30 – 07h30: Registration
08h30: Competition starts

Sunday, 22 September
08h30: Competition starts
16h00: Finals
19h30: Athlete’s after-party

Entry Details
Entries Close: TBC

 

Throughout the world, gaming has become a fashionable and acceptable form of entertainment. This article serves to guide you through some of the basic rules and etiquette of Sun City's table gaming facilities. The Soho Casino situated in the Soho Hotel, is open 365 days of the year. The tables open for play at 13h00 (midweek) and 11h00 (weekends) until close in the early hours of the following morning.You may try your luck at, American Roulette, Blackjack, Stud Poker and Punto Banco. The concepts behind these games are very simple and once grasped open up new dimensions of excitement and entertainment. For the first time visitor the casino floor can look quite bewildering, the continuous hustle and bustle of players making their bets. The shouts of joy and disbelief when the roulette ball lands on the winning number. The steady swish of the blackjack cards coming out of the shoe and the general vibe of excitement and anticipation, presents a vista of organised chaos. But you can't help thinking: "Wow", where do I start and how can I get involved?

There is something for everyone!

Child Care | Activities

  • Welcome Centre
  • The Valley of Waves
  • The Entertainment Centre
  • Golf Courses
  • Health Spa
  • Safari | Wildlife
  • Baby sitter service
  • Playground
  • Playroom
  • Cots
  • Breakfast lunch dinner
  • Animal farm
  • Kwena Gardens (Crocodile Farm)
  • Aviary
  • Kids programme

The newly refurbished Media Centre, now known as Letsatsi Centre, is situated on the first level of the hotel.
Please note: The Sun City Hotel Food and Beverage department also cater in venues that are not located at the hotel itself.

Conferences | Meetings

 

Letsatsing Boma

Gary Player Restaurant and Terrace

A smaller boma in the game park, which can accommodate up to 200 people. This venue can be privatized for cocktail and dinner after the golfers have left.

Tennis Hut

Sun City Hotel Pool Deck

A perfect venue for a cocktail function. This venue can accommodate up 500 people for a cocktail function and up to 250 people for buffet function.

Sun Terrace Restaurant

Sun City Theatre

The restaurant can be privatized for dinner, however the venue is available under the roof for maximum 380 people, and total 600 people for cocktail. The Sun City Theatre has wooden levels with seating capacity of 250 people for shows and seating capacity of 400 people for conferencing. Conferencing seating will consist of 2 rows of banqueting chairs on each level with tables removed.

Letsatsi Centre

 

The newly refurbished Media Centre, now known as Letsatsi Centre, boasts a fresh, new modern look with all the latest trimmings. Situated on the first level of the Sun City Hotel, the Letsatsi Centre which can seat up to 160 delegates, features venues named after the various animals roaming the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Game Park i.e Nkwe – the Leopard; Tau – the Lion; Tlou – the Elephant; Tshukudu – the Rhino; Nare – the Buffalo; Kubu – the Hippopotamus and Thutlwa – the Giraffe. Each venue can be customised to individual clients’ set up instructions and requirements

Location

Climate

Sun City Resort is set in the stark ruggedness of the North West Region of South Africa, and is surrounded by mountains and the untamed majesty of the African bushveld. It is a wedge-shot away from the Pilanesberg National Park, where elephants, rhinos, lions and antelope roam freely.
  • Warm to hot and dry. Average temperatures ?C
  • Jan - May High 36, Low 26
  • Jun - Sep High 28, Low 12
  • Oct - Dec High 36, Low 26

TOUR SERIES, LEISURE & MICE GROUPS:
A minimum of 2 nights stay is required over weekends, i.e. Friday and Saturday night. Requests for Thursday and Friday or Saturday and Sunday night stays will be evaluated and is subject to availability.
RATES INCLUDE:

  • Rates are quoted per room, per night, inclusive of the following:
  • Accommodation
  • Full English Breakfast
  • VAT at 15% (subject to change)
  • 1% Tourism Levy applicable on the accommodation portion of the rate
  • Complimentary entry into the Valley of waves and shuttle services within the resort.


CHILDREN’S POLICY - FAMILY ROOMS

  • 2 Adults and 2 Children 17 years* and under, on a sleeper Couch, including Breakfast for a maximum of 2 Children.
  • 1 Adult and 2 Children 17 years and under, on a sleeper couch, will be charged the single room rate including Breakfast for a maximum of 2 Children.
  • 1 Adult with 3 Children will be charged the Double room rate including Breakfast for Children.

* The ages of the children as at the date of check-in at the Hotel i.e. a child 17 years, 11 months will fall in the category “17 years and under”.


LUXURY SUITE: can accommodate children as per the above policy, subject to General Manger’s approval

CHILDREN’S BUFFET MEALS

  • 0 – 2 years - No charge
  • 3 – 12 years - 50% of adult rate
  • 13 years + Full Adult rate


THIRD ADULT POLICY:

  • The third adult sharing in a Family Category Room pays 50% of the Double rate, inclusive of English breakfast.

Check in time is after 14h00 and check out time is at 11h00.

Payment and Cancellation Policy

  • Full payment is required 40 days prior to arrival.
  • For bookings made within 40 days of arrival, full payment is required on confirmation of the booking.
  • Please be advised that cancellation less than 7 days prior to arrival will be charged a 1 nights accommodation fee.
  • In the event of a non-arrival on the day1 night’s accommodation fee will be charged.
  • Refunds are subject to a 10% administration fee.

MEAL PRICES: (Meal prices are inclusive of 15% VAT and quoted per person)

RESTAURANT BREAKFAST LUNCH DINNER
  English Continental Cost Menu Cost Menu
Sun Terrace (2018) R 195 (2019) R 205 (2020) R 220 N/A (2018) R 300 (2019) R 320  (2020) R 350 Buffet (2018) R 300 (2019) R 320  (2020) R 350 Buffet
Legends N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A A La Carte


CONDITIONS:
The rates are quoted per room, per night in South African Rand
Sun International reserves the right to amend the rates to reflect any adjustments to the rate and to VAT levied or any levies imposed by the government or levied by any other body.
Day use rooms are available subject to the discretion of the Hotel Management. Confirmed day use rates will be quoted on request

FREE OF CHARGE (FOC) / TOUR LEADER POLICY:
The following discounts will be granted for guests who reside in the same hotel as the group.
In respect to those accompanying 15-29 full-paying guests, one complimentary single room on a bed and breakfast basis
In respect to those accompanying 30-69 full-paying guests, two complimentary single rooms on a bed and breakfast basis
In respect to those accompanying 70 or more full-paying guests, three complimentary single rooms on a bed and breakfast basis
The complimentary rooms can be used for tour leaders, bona fide local tour guides, drivers and/or charter flight crew members or as a discount against the group account.

TOUR LEADER MEALS
These meals are to be taken at the same restaurant / function venue as the group. This excludes beverages and meals at concessionaire restaurants / venues.
The number of tour leaders / guides who qualify for complimentary meals will be based on the same number of complimentary rooms for tour leaders / guides as per the policy above.
The dedicated tour leader/ guide must be clearly identified on the rooming list submitted prior to arrival.
Complimentary buffet or set menu lunch and/or dinner pre-booked with the Hotel Event Manager will be granted for bona fide tour leaders/guides when accompanying the group for the duration of groups stay.
Rates designated as DOUBLE are applicable to two adults sharing a room, while rates designated as SINGLE under the same heading are applicable to a single adult occupying a room.

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Sat (09:00 - 13:00)
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