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The Palace of the Lost City

The Palace of the Lost City

Sun City

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The Palace of the Lost City is the most luxurious of the hotels in the Sun City resort, and is part of The Leading Hotels of the World, a brand which is internationally recognized as the definitive mark of excellence in hospitality.

The Palace lavishes its guests with 5* service, and is luxurious in every detail. As the name suggests, you can expect nothing less than being treated like royalty during your stay here.

Drink in the view over the Sun City resort while sipping a cocktail by the Palace Pool, or early evening, relax in the gracious Tusk Bar, where hand-carved teak tusks soar above this beautifully designed lounge to provide a casual, relaxed atmosphere for drinks, with live piano music in the evenings.

Then succumb to the culinary dining splendour of the Crystal Court or Villa del Palazzo, where you can sample signature dishes.

The Palace has 335 rooms and suites in total. The luxury rooms all have marble topped vanities in the en-suite bathroom, and some have a fold out sleeper couch, making these ideal for families with young children.

The suites are breathtakingly opulent. From the distinctive grandeur of the African Suite with its private outdoor jacuzzi and baby grand piano, to the unforgettable King Suite, resplendent in its maple panelling, delicately frescoed ceilings and stunning panoramas over the Lost City, or the Junior, Superior and Royal Suites, a stay in any of these will be a holiday highlight in its own right.

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Rates Include

Breakfast is included.

Children Policy

Children of any age are welcome. Rates available on request.

Guest Rating: 4.1 / 5.0 based on 13 ratings

Start TestimonialService at the Palace was excellent - the best we have ever had by far.End Testimonial


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Directions For Drivers

From Johannesburg Airport: Leave the airport and follow the signs for the R21 north to Pretoria. After approximately 45 km the R21 merges with the N1, continue on this road until you reach the junction with the N4 Toll Road. Take the N4 westbound towards Pretoria, Brits, and Rustenberg. Continue on the N4 for approximately 55 km (past the Brits turn-off) until you reach the junction with the R556 signposted Pilanesburg/Sun City. Continue on the R556 for approximately 75 km until you reach the entrance to Sun City.

From Sandton (Johannesburg): Leave Sandton on Sandton Drive heading towards William Nicol Drive. Turn right at the junction with William Nicol Drive, and contine to head North for approximately 8 km until you reach the flyover over the N1 Western Bypass. Continue along William Nicol Drive until you reach the Monte Casino on your right, and the Fourways Mall on ahead and on your left. Turn left off William Nicol onto Cedar Road just before the Fourways Mall, and then at the T junction at the end of Cedar turn left and then first right (signposted Sun City). At the end of this road, turn right at the T-junction onto the R512.

The R512 takes you through Broederstroom and past Hartbeestpoort Dam and Kosmos. There are several T-junctions and turnings on the route, but at each one keep following the R512 signs. Shortly after Kosmos turn left at a crossroads (still signposted R512), and continue past the Elephant Sanctuary on your left. The R512 becomes the R104 - continue on this road ignoring the signs to Bakabung and Pilanesburg until you reach the junction with the R556. Turn right onto the R556, and follow this road to the entrance to Sun City (approximately 80 km).

From Madikwe Game Reserve: Leave the reserve and turn left onto the R49 towards Zeerust. Continue into the town of Zeerust, continuing from the R49 onto Gerrit Maritz Street and then turn left onto Church Street in the town centre.  This road then becomes the N4 heading towards Rustenburg.  Continue on the N4 for approximately 114 km from Zeerust, passing through Swartruggens, until you reach Exit 169 where you join the R104 towards Rustenberg and Sun City.   Continue on the R104 for 4 km until you reach the large 4-way junction with the R565 signposted left towards Sun City. Continue on this road for 37 km, and the main entrance for Sun City will be signposted on your left.

General Information For Guests

Each room in the hotel is fitted with luxurious, handcrafted furniture. All rooms feature a flat screen TV, blackout curtains, air conditioning, in-room safe, a hair dryer, a telephone, mini-bar and tea/coffee making facilities. There is also a pillow menu.

The hotel has 2 swimming pools and a private walkway to the Valley of the Waves which features a staggering choice of fun things to do. Make it a day at the seaside; frolic in the waves of the Roaring Lagoon, ride the Lazy River or slide down the thrilling Temple of Courage.

There are 5 different restaurants at the hotel, offering a variety of international dishes. The menus have been crafted and curated by world-class chefs and paired with excellent wines.

The Sun City Resort is also home to 2 of the worlds mostly highly rated golf courses - the walking-only Gary Player Golf Course that hosts the annual Nedbank Golf Challenge, and the Lost City Golf Course that is right on the doorstep of the hotel.

Guests can also book a personalised treatment at the health spa, or enjoy a massage in the comfort of the room.

Guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.

A laundry service is available (additional cost).

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