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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 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Settle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 3 nights in a Junior Suite. Check-in was a little slow at 8pm but thereafter service was excellent and the whole Palace experience unbelievable. Breakfast was exceptional as already reported; the concierges got things done quickly for us and the pool area was world class. Our best experience was dinner at The Grill where we were looked... More

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Lismore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After staying at the Palace during a trip to the Rugby World cup in 1995 and being blown away by the place, looked forward to a return on a surprise birthday trip for my wife in 2013. The trip from Johannesburg seemed to take forever, but on arrival, the magnificent architecture was worth the wait. After settling into our room... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel staff are very rude hotel is very old and crap highly overrated suggest people to go to Atlantis in Dubai instead and if you want to go please go during winter also in family room there is a sofa cum bed which is in very bad state and I don't recommend your child to sleep on it so in... More

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Ballyduff, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have wanted to visit this hotel for 20 years and finally got to do so in April 2014. The building is simply magnificent. Take the time to enjoy it and have a look around. I went to the top floor of the hotel and couldn't believe the detail on the roof! We were told that Breakfast was outstanding, it... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was at the palace for 3 days with family. Excellent property, massive, well built, fantastic architecture and facilities. HOWEVER, frankly if Sun City is what you want to see and enjoy, then why not stay at the other properties there which are cheaper and do a tour or a dinner at the Palace hotel. All facilities at Sun City are... More

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Secunda, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful architecture amazing entrance. Service and the cleanliness of the rooms was disappointing. Took my husband for his birthday celebrations and decided to book at The Palace hotel. The last time we visited Sun City was on our honeymoon, 21 years ago. There was mess in the bathroom, hotel staff went on strike hotel did not inform guest of situation... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very special family occasion ranging from 2yrs to granny and grandpa. The hotel is absolutely amazing and the staff very helpful and friendly. It was very child friendly and of course there is so much to do at Sun City. I think the Palace has the best breakfast spread of any hotel that I have stayed in... 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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