The Boardwalk Casino Guide

Broadwalk Casino

Although the Boardwalk is Nelson Mandela Bay's sole casino, it is a sight to behold even if you don't enjoy gambling. Located across the street from the ocean, the gaming establishment is just one part of the thoroughly impressive Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment World. The five-star property, which opened in 2012, feels like an upscale adult amusement park, although the entire family is welcome.

The casino operates around the clock with games for every level of expertise and budget. Whether you prefer table games or slots, there's enough to keep even the most discerning player entertained. Well heeled visitors are invited to visit the Salon Privé for a more intimate experience.

You'll definitely want to stay at least one night at the 140-room luxury hotel, that's easily the finest in the region. The best part is sea views are standard. No matter how long you find yourself at the Boardwalk, you'll love the great dining. Whether you are looking for a tipple, snack, or full-fledged fine dining experience, the Boardwalk gives you 21 different options. Enjoy everything from hotdogs and bubble tea to gastronomic delights, but don't forget the sensational cocktails.

While the casino is definitely a destination in itself, it's hard to discount the allure of the Port Elizabeth waterfront that's located across the street. Yet there's plenty of other entertainment on site including musicians, comedians, and festivals in the International Convention Centre. It's easy to see why the Boardwalk is the crown jewel of the Eastern Cape.

At A Glance

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Broadwalk Casino

Casino Game Selection

The Boardwalk Casino never closes and offers great entertainment no matter how familiar you are with gambling. Choose from hundreds of slot machines starting at just 2 cents. The games are distributed across both smoking and non-smoking areas, which means everybody can play in total comfort. Gamblers who are looking for more social entertainment will love the variety of table games. Enjoy everything from poker and roulette to blackjack and the increasingly popular blackjack switch.

High rollers can raise the stakes and splendour by visiting the Charter Club Salon Privé. The exclusive area has a separate entrance and features additional tables games and slots along with a private bar. Please note that you'll need to be a Gold or Platinum MVG loyalty club member to gain entry.

Wining And Dining

The Boardwalk offers some of the best eating options in The Bay. Kipling’s Brasserie offers a tempting menu of masterfully prepared seafood, steak, and lamb dishes. Plus, you'll be able to enjoy your fine fare in an intimate setting that overlooks gorgeous Algoa Bay. If you're a fan of Asian Cusine, Yi Pin is the place to go for authenticity and succulence. The whole family will love Coast Seafood & Grill, which features fresh dishes in a relaxed contemporary setting. Gourmet buffet lovers will want to visit the Bayside Pantry for a wonderful spread. Burger and ribs aficionados won't want to miss Craft, the onsite gastro-pub. You'll also find great lounges and fast food options for even more variety.

When it's time for a drink, the Boardwalk is filled with great spots. Visit the Bravo Bar within the casino for refreshing beverages. You can even watch the match or enjoy live entertainment. If you feel like indulging in elegance, you'll want to visit Tshawe Bar, which is open to public unlike the Charter Club bar. You'll also find great cocktails and wines at the News Café and all the other eateries.

Accommodations And Amenities

You simply won't find a better place to stay in Port Elizabeth than the Boardwalk. The 140-room hotel is the pinnacle of modern luxury. All the rooms are soundproof and feature soothing seaside views. Take advantage of the satellite television, continental buffet breakfast, pillow menu, around the clock room service, free Wi-Fi, and in-room climate control. Hotel guests can make use of the gym and multiple swimming pools. There's also an Africology Spa onsite for anyone who deserves a little extra pampering.

Entertainment And Nightlife

There's no need to gamble when it comes to entertainment. The Boardwalk has you covered with great shows and performances in the amphitheatre and International Convention Centre. Whether you feel like hearing musical sensations, being marvel by magicians, or laughing until you cry at international comedy acts, you'll find great performances here. You can also expect to see great DJs and live entertainment in the café and on the casino floor near the bar.

Promotions And Rewards

The Boardwalk participates in Sun International's Most Valued Guest Program. Enrolment is free and you can earn points by playing your favourite casino games. You'll be able to redeem your points for free play, food, gifts, drinks, and even vacations. Members can also get discounts on meals and accommodations.

Casino visitors can always count on great promotions. The Boardwalk is famous for their huge cash and prize giveaways. Just enjoy your favourite games to qualify for your entries. Use your MVG card and you might be the next winner.

Area Attractions

It's hard for anyone to be bored at the Boardwalk. Explore the shops, head to one of the local beaches, or visit the world famous Lake Spectacular. Kids will love go-karting, adventure golf, bowling, amusement rides, and an arcade, which are all on site. Don't forget to pack your clubs because Humewood Links Golf Club is a quick ten minutes away.

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