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    The Palace of the Lost City

    Sun City Resort off the R556, Sun City 0316, South Africa
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    • Excellent65%
    • Very good19%
    • Average9%
    • Poor4%
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 25 February 2016

    Why I vote for "Very Good" not "Excellent" cause of the staff at the Palace Hotel only !! we were 5 days at the Palace the top of the hotels at Sun City! and at the Palace and only the Palace, the crew and the...More

    Thank George W
    Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

    Loved the water park, just bring cash because most of the food and stores cannot be charged to the room. The entertainment center is closed for the next few months Excellent breakfast buffet. Rooms are great. Worth the price. Loved the "Sun city" experience.

    Thank Moe P
    Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

    Second stay here this time stayed for 9 nights was a lovely time a would return however a few small things let down the hotel. Things like not topping up the mini bar daily or getting the nightly turn down service. Not enough to never...More

    Thank Jolanda H
    Reviewed 19 February 2016

    It has to be said this is a beautiful hotel where service is excellent and nothing too much trouble. Rooms are large in comparison to most European hotels. Breakfast has everything you could want! Our only disappointment was that the entertainment centre on the sun...More

    1  Thank pamnig
    Reviewed 18 February 2016

    We stayed at The Palace for a Valentines weekend away and what an amazing weekend it was. The architecture is magnificent. Our room, swimming pool and facilities were luxurious and we were treated like royalty. The cleaning service was spotless and our room was fixed...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Casino and Gambling
    • Hot Tub
    • Golf Course
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    • US$269 - US$527 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 335
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    • North-West Province >
    • Sun City
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    bilalsalim
    17 July 2017|
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    Response from Gem2k777 | Reviewed this property |
    No you don't need to book the game drives in advance, when you've checked in just go to concierge and they will arrange it all for you. There are 2 games drives a day, one at 6am and one at 4pm. It works out at about £30 per... More
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    16 July 2017|
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    Response from Shona M | Reviewed this property |
    We only did the morning and late afternoon tours. Apparently that is when the animals are most about, visiting the rivers etc :)
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    PastorJoseph
    9 July 2017|
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    Response from sunint | Property representative |
    Good day Pastor Joseph, Thank you for contacting Sun International. We have renovations taking place in our Welcome Center. Regards, Sun Share Team.
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