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The Palace of the Lost City

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sun City Resort, Sun City 0316, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel itself is amazing. The design and layout is a destination itself. Add to this an incredible big game park and a unique ability to get you to ride an elephant into the bush or go out to walk with the lions or play with lion cubs. There is nothing like it in the world. Weather you want the... More

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was passing through this area once again and couldn't pass up dinning the Palace's great restaurant. I am never disappointed with the great hotel We dined in the main dining room to sumptuous wild game and native vegetables. The wine list is excellent and the service prompt. The decor makes this hotel one of my favorites on planet earth.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is my 7th time visiting The Palace and I have to say that not once have I been disappointed by the service or the Hotel itself. Home away from home. Thank you for creating an environment where I can make beautiful memories with family & friends.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

For anyone used to five-star travel, please avoid the Palace of the Lost City. We landed up there during an illegal staff strike, which we accepted was not the hotel's fault. However, what we could not excuse was the lack of communication (the manual for Crisis Communication 101 was quite clearly lost), the lack of a back-up plan and certainly... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The high tea at the Palace of the Lost City must be the worst high tea I have ever experienced. Although we had booked in advance no-one had our booking on record. As a result we needed to do some explaining to security to be allowed entry into the Palace. Once seated in the restaurant, the waiters told us that... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for the long-weekend in June and loved the golf on both courses and the spa experience. I have stayed in the Palace many times before over the last decade and I am always impressed with the glamour of the hotel. The staff always make you feel special and I can really say that the service here is world... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sun city is always a pleasure with its vastness and many entertainment experiences. Staying at the Palace is just another level of exclusiveness that has to experienced to appreciate its size and quality service. It is not the closest hotel to all the action, but has everything set up for you to access any of it amenities. A real jewel... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great resort if you want to combine first class golf facilities and game drives all in one. The Hotel itself has good quality rooms and is very grand, the resort facilities are varied such as a wave pool, thearte and shopping mall but the real benefit is to ba able to play golf on a world class course that... More

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Banos, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the style of an ancient civilization built in a Volcano crater ! If you would like to know what its like to feel like a prince/princess & live in opulence try this Hotel/Palace. The quality Palace is surrounded by a moat with the grand entrance featuring giant brass cheaters chasing there prey. NOT tacky just amazing and the staff... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a mind trip. Very opulent hotel built in the middle of nowhere with a man made beach that has a wave generator. Monkeys roam freely on the entrance driveway to the property is is truly mad. Rooms all designed different from each other with very African vibe present. Meal times are a performance.

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Address: Sun City Resort, Sun City 0316, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > North-West Province > Sun City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Palace of the Lost City 5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Casino and Gambling Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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The Palace of the Lost City hotel in South Africa lavishes its guests with 5-star service. From the distinctive grandeur of the African Suite to the King Suite with its unforgettable maple paneling, delicately coloured ceilings and stunning views over the Lost City. Each room of this Sun City resort offers royal hospitality situated close to the Valley of the Waves and a short drive away from Johannesburg. ... more   less 
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