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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The check into the hotel was warm, the room was available right away, and the view over the pool was beautiful. We went to the water park during the day and it was great to be able to retreat to the hotel at night. The food was great. The buffet was staggeringly wide in breadth and depth of selections. The... More

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thirsk
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

stayed with friends in the middle of a busy holiday to South Africa. The staff were very welcoming and we enjoyed the facilities and the restaurants, breakfast was very good and we enjoyed just relaxing by the pool - the water park was far too cold!!!, the massage by the pool is to be recommended and the trip to pilanisberg... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A HUGE disappointment. Filthy rooms (cigarette ash behind the bathroom door, carpets were filthy, my husband found an old dried up chicken breast under the bed which had obviously been the last occupants meal). We moved rooms because the TV did not work and when the porter carried our bags to the new room he got cross that we didn't... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The large resort offers many different activities and swimming pools to choose from. If traveling with children, choose warmer seasons to enjoy the outdoors. The Palace hotel is spectacular building and worth the visit

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Durban, South Africa
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband surprised me with a stay at the Palace for our honeymoon and I had never been. What an experience, from the time our car door was opened to the time it was shut our experience was first class all the way. All the staff were exceptionally friendly, the food was incredible and the overall ambience was amazing. A... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having stayed at The Palace before, we paid the extra to have room facing the great pool and the view beyond. During Friday and Saterday you are bombared with music from the Valley of waves. This has not been the case in the past. The speakers face the Palace and we were unable to keep the sliding door open, due... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really must say this is one of life's "must do's".... Apart from the somewhat tense transition from Johannesburg airport, once inside the hotel complex it truly is an amazing experience. The food is very good as is the wine list and entertainment, Admittedly it is not cheap but worth every penny. If you're for looking for something spectacularly different... More

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing Hotel!! If you are planning a safari to Kruger National Park, set aside a few days to visit Sun City. A two hour drive from Johannesburg and welcome to African Paradise. There are actually 4 hotels, the Cabanas, Cascade, Sun City hotel, and top of the line The Palace. Stayed at the Cabanas first trip..nice but... More

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Bruxelles
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a real 5 star hotel: beautiful lobby and dining room, delightful swimming pool and large, comfy rooms! We were greeted with a bottle of South African wine and a bowl of fresh fruits. If you want to venture outside the hotel, you have free access to the Valley of the Waves. The reception and concierge were very helpful... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 4 days in between our South Africa journeys and absolutely loved it. Its safe, beautiful, has (almost too) many attractions, good food, friendly staff, the rooms are very nice, it has anything for young/old/families and its not for from Pretoria. If we want to have a great time this is the place to go...this has nothing... More

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Address: Sun City Resort, Sun City 0316, South Africa
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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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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