The Cascades

Sun City, South Africa

The hotel

With lush gardens, an aviary, its unique architectural design and 7740 sq m of water features, the polished Cascades hotel really is an exciting place to stay in Sun City. All of the 241 air-conditioned rooms and suites offer fabulous views over the tropical gardens, spectacular golf course or the bushveld beyond. The hotel offers a relaxing atmosphere and has a stunning pool complex with its own island and waterfall so it's a great place to take the family. Whether it’s strolling through the fantasy gardens, enjoying 18-holes in the championship golf courses, taking a dip in the gorgeous swimming pool or having a lesson from the tennis professional, your stay here is bound to be fun filled and boredom-free!

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair access
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Internet Access
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Restaurant
  • Casino

Where is it

Overlooking the Cascades Lake and gardens. Inter-hotel shuttle. Transfer time from Johannesburg Airport: 3 hours.

Hotel information

241 rooms offering views over the tropical gardens, spectacular golf course or the bushveld beyond. All with air-conditioning, TV, mini-bar*, hairdryer and views of the gardens or pool. Luxury Rooms with 2 twin beds, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Luxury Family Rooms are larger offering ample space for families with 1 queen-size bed and sleeper bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults and 2 children.

Superior Luxury Rooms offer views of the golf course and the mountains with 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Superior Luxury Family Rooms are located on the ground floor with spectacular views, sleeping 2 adults and 2 children with a separate dining area and sleeper sofa.

Superior Luxury Rooms with balcony offer views of the Pilanesberg and overlook the swimming pool and the golf course, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Luxury Suites with lounge area, overlooking the swimming pool with garden views and 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults

2 restaurants; Bocado (Mediterranean cuisine), Peninsula (International dishes), Luma Bar and Lounge. Nightclub*. Swimming pool complex. Health spa* and gym. Tennis and golf* on the Gary Player and Lost City Golf Courses*. Both morning and sunset game drives* available in the neighbouring Pilanesberg National Park. Adjacent to large casino and entertainment/shopping complex and Valley of Waves (water park). Cinema. Segway, one of the world’s longest Zip Slide, Grizzly Quads and many, many more fun-filled activities for the whole family. WiFi access available. Complimentary parking.

Wheelchair accessible rooms available on request. Please note that these rooms are subject to availability and may be restricted to specific room categories and bedding arrangements. Rooms and facilities vary between hotels so please check at the time of booking. For more information and contact details please check out our Special Assistance page

* Denotes local charge.

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Traveller rating

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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Robert, the pianist at the Cascades

May 8, 2021 Cerisnyman3

Robert, the pianist, at the Peninsula restaurant (Cascades) plays the most beautiful music. Such a friendly man with an absolute brilliant talent. Thoroughly enjoyed listening to him play during breakfast.
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Amazing service

Apr 19, 2021 fiestyct Cape Town, South Africa

I have never received such brilliant service as I did at Sun City compared to anywhere else in South Africa. The Staff are very friendly and totally professional. You get the impression that they love working there
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Sun city is old and tired!!!

Mar 21, 2021 p_meiring Johannesburg, South Africa

We went to spend a weekend and phased some golf at Sun City - stayed in the Cascades it was such an expensive room booked a superior double room but it’s old nothing superior about it - it’s the same as ours daughters room which was a twin. The beautiful forest is unkept and the river water features doesn’t go so it’s smelly and green - it’s sad… Read more
We went to spend a weekend and phased some golf at Sun City - stayed in the Cascades it was such an expensive room booked a superior double room but it’s old nothing superior about it - it’s the same as ours daughters room which was a twin. The beautiful forest is unkept and the river water features doesn’t go so it’s smelly and green - it’s sad to say but I won’t return to sun city ... the pools aren’t clean or clear it’s disappointing it was always such an awesome spot ... Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Not a 5 star hotel as described Paying 5 star price 3 star service

Feb 13, 2021 INAZD1

No valet parking offered !! As described No bathrobes / Slippers available No turndown service Had to call housekeeping to get our kids bed made! Waited 30 minutes for toast at breakfast and it wasn't that busy Coffee capsules doesn't get replaced Missing all the finer details off a 5 star hotel !!! In my opinion it should be rated a 3 star… Read more
No valet parking offered !! As described No bathrobes / Slippers available No turndown service Had to call housekeeping to get our kids bed made! Waited 30 minutes for toast at breakfast and it wasn't that busy Coffee capsules doesn't get replaced Missing all the finer details off a 5 star hotel !!! In my opinion it should be rated a 3 star hotel!!! Read less
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Dec 20, 2020 Lornah08 Greater Johannesburg, South Africa

I was not really impressed with this hotel, I arrived 2 hours after my scheduled check in and had to wait 45 minutes for my room. Even then the room was not ready, the reception staff then decided to give me a different room. The room had dirty water in the basin, the room was dark with natural lighting at all. The rooms have single beds that are… Read more
I was not really impressed with this hotel, I arrived 2 hours after my scheduled check in and had to wait 45 minutes for my room. Even then the room was not ready, the reception staff then decided to give me a different room. The room had dirty water in the basin, the room was dark with natural lighting at all. The rooms have single beds that are presented as King beds. I requested a room move, a gentleman at reception by the name of Shiba gave me an excellent service and even offered to have porters help me move. Now that's what I call ☆☆☆☆☆ service. Little did Shiba know was that the room had no water in the fridge but an old slice of cake. I mean can 2 people sleep in two beds with one duvet. I guess i expected a lot better from an establishment of this calibre. Nonetheless, gentlemen like Amos from housekeeping made up for all these with his prompt response. Prescious also ensured my room was clean with fresh towels just the way I like it especially considering she was on late shift the night beforeas she was the one who converted our beds. Now those are people that this establishment should look well after. Best parts for me was Shiba, Amos and Prescious Read less