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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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    5/11/20176/11/2017
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview
    • Excellent65%
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    • Average9%
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 27 April 2016

    We enjoyed two nights at the Palace of the Lost City and it was amazing. When you first pull into the Palace, it is incredibly luxurious, elaborate and grand. It feels like you are entering a place of royalty with enormous fountains, statues, pillars and...More

    1  Thank Erica L
    Response from francois_dtoit, Guest Relations Manager at The Palace of the Lost CityResponded 2 May 2016

    Dear Erica L We are glad to see you had such a fantastic time with us. We thank you for your idea of an alternative access card to the valley of the waves. Kind regards

    Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

    Very luxury place with much attention to details, food is great and staff are very helpful , location is amazing and view is fantastic, it's like a dream come true.. It offers a wide range of facilities and lots of entertainment as well.. Very nice...More

    1  Thank haibrahi
    Response from francois_dtoit, Guest Relations Manager at The Palace of the Lost CityResponded 2 May 2016

    Dear haibrahi it will be our pleasure to welcome you and your family back to the hotel!! Kind regards

    Reviewed 26 April 2016

    Only stayed for the one night, check-in just after 10am and our room was ready. As you arrive, you get the feeling you know its going to be a special stay when your vehicle is valet parked. Grand entrance, escorted to reception by a host....More

    Thank Graeme B
    Response from francois_dtoit, Guest Relations Manager at The Palace of the Lost CityResponded 2 May 2016

    Dear Graeme B We are happy to see that you had such an enjoyable stay with us at the hotel !!! Warm regards

    Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

    It is not a hotel, it looks like a palace from a fairy tale. Everything is so grand and magnificent. And it has been able to maintain its old world charm. Now coming to rooms, rooms are quite spacious and bathrooms are also decently big....More

    Thank Tulika B
    Response from francois_dtoit, Guest Relations Manager at The Palace of the Lost CityResponded 2 May 2016

    Dear Tulika B Thank you so much for your review of the hotel. Kind regards

    Reviewed 23 April 2016

    This place is the best place that I have seen for now for family the sliding and thee waves are so much fun even for me only 3 min walk from hotel you take chairs and umbrella you need to pay deposit also towels but...More

    Thank giada k
    Response from francois_dtoit, Guest Relations Manager at The Palace of the Lost CityResponded 2 May 2016

    Dear giada k we thank you for your perfect 10 review!!!! Kind regards

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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
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Casino and Gambling
    • Hot Tub
    • Golf course
    • Heated pool
    • Adult pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$288 - US$546 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 335
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    • North-West Province >
    • Sun City
    • Also Known As
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    Megan V
    27 September 2017|
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    Response from st1209 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi there, I don’t believe you can. There are various activities that are included in the price of the room such as access to the valley of the waves, various fun rides, etc. but not all inclusive. I would still recommend it... More
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    Sharon R
    3 August 2017|
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    Response from Shona M | Reviewed this property |
    Unfortunately, I am not sure. We didn't need one. The hotel were really helpful though. Perhaps if you send them an email
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    16 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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