Montecasino is located in the suburb of Fourways in northern Johannesburg. The casino and entertainment complex is designed to resemble an ancient Tuscan village and is named after the village of Monte Cassino near Rome in Italy. The property is owned by Tsogo Sun and houses a casino, conference and events facilities, hotels, a cinema, two theatres, dozens of restaurants and bars and three hotels.
The Palazzo is a 246 -oom luxury hotel that has been built to resemble an historic Mediterranean mansion. The hotel boasts beautiful landscaped gardens and a large swimming pool fringed by fountains. Other attractions include the elegant Medeo restaurant and the Mangwanani Spa Boutique.
The 179-room SunSquare Montecasino hotel is located on the Piazza Square, which is in the heart of the Montecasino complex. At the centre of the square are a set of huge dancing fountains and surrounding it are a choice of restaurants and bars and the Teatro, one of Johannesburg’s leading theatres.
The Southern Sun Montecasino hotel has 194 rooms and the architecture is inspired by the 15th Century Palazzo Corsini in Italy’s picturesque mountain region. Facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, business centre and gym.
Conferencing and Events
Montecasino has a wide choice of conferencing and events venues within its four hotels as well as the Pivot Conferencing centre which is located adjacent to the Southern Sun Montecasino hotel.
Casino and Entertainment
Montecasino is one of the largest casinos in Gauteng and has a wide range of entertainment options. The casino has over 1700 slot machines and 70 tables, as well as a private high rollers lounge and a smoking casino. Diners can choose from more than 40 restaurants, cafes and fast food outlets, while nightlife options include the Vacca Matta club, 3SIXTY cocktail bar, the Cobblestone pub and Parker’s Comedy and Jive Club. Montecasino also has a 15 screen cinema and two top class theatres; the huge Teatro, which is the venue for major international productions such as Broadway musicals and the smaller Pieter Toerien Theatre which can seat up to 390 people and stages South African drama and comedy productions.