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The Palace of the Lost City hotel is part of Sun Internationals Sunlux Collection of 5-star establishments, and is a Leading Hotel of the World. It is styled in opulent African colours and architectural features.

The entrance hall of The Palace, as it is called, sets the precedent for this sophisticated hotel, with its high, intricately painted ceilings, mosaic artworks, and golden zebra-hide upholstered furniture. Set within verdant gardens, the hotel has achieved Botanic Garden status in South Africa.

Top reasons to stay at The Palace of the Lost City:
- All 336 of the rooms and suites are exquisitely decorated.
- There are 4 presidential suites, 6 superior suites, 151 luxury rooms, 6 junior suites, 77 superior luxury rooms, 35 superior luxury pool-facing rooms, 55 family rooms and 3 paraplegic rooms.
- An elaborate breakfast and dinner is served daily in the Crystal Court, while by night the exclusive Plume and Grill Room offer fine dining. Enjoy lunches at the Tusk Bar and The Palace Grand Pool deck.
- The hotel has two outdoor swimming pools, and a private walkway to the Valley of Waves.
- The tropical gardens and water features are the backdrop to your luxury stay.
- Enjoy free WiFi throughout the hotel and fully equipped business facilities.
- Nestled on the edge of the Pilanesberg Game Reserve, guests have direct access to a range of safari experiences.
- Safe and secure online booking.

Imagine a place created to inspire possibility: a place where every detail has been considered, every moment measured and every experience uniquely envisioned. Now imagine it as the canvas to your big day.

Choose from these beautiful venues for your Sun City wedding at The Palace:

The Royal Chamber, located in the Elephant Quarter of the Lost City, is perfect for a grand scale wedding. Your guests can enjoy a seated reception and the venue opens onto the terrace and The Palace gardens.

The outdoor Wind Chime Chapel, situated adjacent to The Palace and The Lost City Golf Course, lends itself to a relaxed feel.
The Baobab Outlook is situated in the gardens of The Palace, with the lights of The Palace providing a backdrop at night.

The windows of the five-domed pavilion of the Queens Quarter overlook The Palace lake and the venue is surrounded by The Palace gardens.

Situated at the highest point of The Lost City and overlooking the resort, The Kings Tower offers wide views of Pilanesberg Nature Reserve.

The Crocodile Lounge opens onto a terrace and overlooks the Lost City golf course, lending a spacious feel to the occasion.
Whatever your choice of venue or style of occasion, The Palace of the Lost City will take care of all the details while you revel in the special moments of your Sun City Wedding.

Weekend Stays: A minimum of 2 nights stay is required over weekends, i.e. Friday and Saturday night. Requests for Thursday and Friday or Saturday and Sunday night stays will be evaluated and is subject to availability. 

Important information about getting to Sun City:
Please be advised that the N4 remains closed from both directions between Mooinooi, R512, R104 and R556 (Sun City).

Kindly ensure that you re-route your journey from Sun City via the R565 towards Rustenburg, then through Rustenburg on the R104. Then take the R24 through Olifants Nek, through Magaliesburg and then onto the N14.
You would need to follow the same route to get to Sun City.

Accommodation at The Palace of the Lost City:
Each room in the hotel is fitted with luxurious, handcrafted furniture, befitting royalty.
Accommodation options range from Luxury Twin Rooms to Presidential Suites.  All with luxury amenities and air conditioning.


- Free WiFi
- 24-hour reception desk
- Concierge service
- Luggage storage
- Safety deposit box
- Newspapers
- Valet parking
- Free parking on-site
- Car hire
- Airport shuttle (surcharge)
- Complimentary shuttle service in resort
- Outdoor pool
- Royal Salon health spa
- Designated smoking areas
- Interleading rooms

- Free WiFi
- A la carte breakfast available
- Complimentary access to Valley of Waves
- Ironing and laundry service (surcharge)
- Daily housekeeping
- Room service (24-hours)
- Pillow menu
- Newspapers on request
- Turndown service

- Flat screen TV
- Satellite channels
- Universal plug points (voltage 220/240V)
- Soundproof rooms
- Blackout curtains
- Air conditioning
- Laptop safe
- Hairdryer
- Telephone
- Luxury amenities
- Minibar
- Kettle
- Complimentary tea and coffee
- Coffee machine
- Desk
- Interleading rooms
- Balcony or patio
- Garden and swimming pool views

Dining at The Palace:
The restaurants at The Palace are famous for their menus that are carefully curated by world-class executive chefs, as well as the lush surrounds.

The Palaces elegant restaurants and bars are among the best at Sun City. There are dress-codes for many of The Palace restaurants, keeping up with the prestige and exclusivity of the opulent, 5-star hotel. No shorts or flip flops will be permitted.


There are a number of activities at Sun City Resort that will have special appeal for guests at The Palace.

No visit to Sun City is complete without experiencing a safari and seeing the Big 5.
Watch the sunrise with a glass of champagne from a hot air balloon over the Pilanesberg National Game Reserve.
Wile away the afternoon beside the Olympic-sized outdoor swimming pool, exclusive to hotel guests.
Book a personalised treatment at the Royal Salon health spa; or enjoy a massage in the comfort of your own room.
Sun City Resort is also home to two 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.

There are activities galore to indulge in at Sun City, whatever your pleasure.

Rooms and Units Available:

Accessible Family Room

Accommodates 2 Adults, 1 King-size bed, 1 Sleeper couch, Bathroom equipped with open toilet and shower with support railing in bathroom, Shower and bath with handrails, Wider doorways to allow for easy access for wheelchair user, Located on Ground Floor, Rooms are available for paraplegic guests with children only.

Amount of similar units: 3
Sleeps 2 Adults and 2 children

African Suite

Accommodates 4 Adults, No Children, Walls of dark Walnut Wood, 2 rooms with king-size beds and sofas, 2 Marble bathrooms with Jacuzzi and separate showers, Sauna in master bathroom and guest toilet, Private outdoor Jacuzzi and balcony, Library, pantry, bar and fax machine, Kitchenette with coffee machine, Overlooks the pool. 

Sleeps 4 Adults

Desert Suite

Accommodates 2 Adults, No Children, 1 room with a king-size bed and sofa, Lounge and dining area with baby Grand Piano, Marble bathroom with Jacuzzi and separate shower, Sauna in master bedroom, Separate guest bathroom, Library, bar and computer, Kitchenette with microwave and coffee machine, Overlooks the pool.

Sleeps 2 Adults

Junior Suite

Accommodates 2 Adults, 2 Children under the age of 12, 1 King-size bed, Lounge and cloakroom, Convertible couch in lounge, Guest toilet, Honour bar in both lounge and bedroom, No door separating bedroom and lounge, Garden-facing.

Amount of similar units: 6
Sleeps 2 Adults and 2 children

King Suite

Accommodates 4 Adults, No Children, Hand-carved walls of Canadian Yellow Maple, 2 rooms with king-sized beds and sofas, 2 Marble bathrooms with Jacuzzi baths and separate showers, Sauna in master bathroom, Separate guest toilet, Lounge and dining room, Library, pantry, bar and fax machine, Overlooks the pool.

Sleeps 4 Adults

Luxury Twin Rooms

Accommodates 2 Adults, No Children, 2 Twin beds placed side by side, beds can be separated, Bathrooms have bath and shower facilities

Amount of similar units: 151
Sleeps 2 Adults

Royal Suite

Accommodates 4 Adults, No Children, 2 rooms with king-size beds and sofa, 2nd room has a separate hallway entrance, Lounge and dining area with baby Grand Piano, 2 Marble bathrooms with Jacuzzi and separate shower, Sauna in master bathroom, Separate guest bathroom, Library, pantry, bar and fax machine, Kitchenette with microwave and coffee machine, Overlooks the pool. 

Sleeps 4 Adults

Superior Luxury Family Rooms

Accommodates 2 Adults, 2 Children under the age of 12, 1 King-size bed, 1 Sleeper couch, Bathrooms have bath and shower facilities.

Amount of similar units: 55
Sleeps 2 Adults and 2 children

Superior Luxury Pool Facing Rooms

Accommodates 2 Adults, No Children, 1 King-size bed with curved sofa, Pool view.

Amount of similar units: 35
Sleeps 2 Adults

Superior Luxury Rooms

Accommodates 2 Adults, Larger in size, 1 King-size bed.

Amount of similar units: 78
Sleeps 2 Adults

Superior Suite

Accommodates - 2 Adults, 2 Children under the age of 12, 1 King-size bed with en-suite bathroom, Ground floor pool-facing or upper floor, Facing The Lost City Golf Course, Separate lounge with dining area for 4, Guest bathroom with shower, All other facilities as per Junior Suite.

Amount of similar units: 6
Sleeps 2 Adults and 2 children

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Disabled (wheelchair friendly)
Honeymoon Couples
Babysitting Service
Laundry Service
24-Hour Room Service
Special Meals on Request
Conference facilities
Wedding facilities
Team Building
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Cots available
Curio Shop
Internet Access
Tourism Information Desk
Other Language
Casino on site
Hiking / Walking Trails
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court

Cancellation Policy:

FIT reservation cancellations made on or within 7 days of the agreed arrival date (excluding the date of arrival) will be charged one nights accommodation, at the Reserved Room Rate, unless the reservation concerned was made on or within the same 7 day period. Cancellations made more than 7 days prior to the arrival date will not attract a penalty charge. Should the traveller fail to arrive at the hotel, SI will charge the credit card stipulated on the reserved full amount or will retain the EFT payment made.

Bookings made more than 45 days prior to arrival - 100% cancellation penalty charge will apply should the booking be cancelled within 45 days to arrival.
Bookings made 45 - 14 days prior to arrival - 100% cancellation penalty charge will apply 48 hours after booking for the full duration of the stay.
Bookings made 13 days - same day of arrival including no shows - 100% cancellation penalty charge will apply after booking for the full duration of the stay


To Sun City from Johannesburg • Travel north along William Nicol Drive to Fourways intersection at Witkoppen Road.• Turn left into Witkoppen Road passing Fourways Mall on your right.• At the first set of traffic lights turn right into Cedar Avenue.• Proceed for 8.5km to T-junction.• Turn left and take first right-hand turn.• Proceed 2km to T-junction, passing over R28 freeway.• Turn right at the T-junction into the R512.• Carry on until the next T-junction (R27) passing Lanseria Airport turnoff.• Turn left on the R512 to Magaliesburg. 9.4km further on, turn right (R512) towards Brits.• Cross the railway line and onto the bridge over Hartbeespoort Dam, at the T-junction turn right (R512) to Brits.• Travel to a major 4-way stop.• Turn left towards Brits and Rustenburg. Pass the first turn-off to Brits.• Travel straight on, passing Tropical Gardens on the right.• Pass the R27 road on the right and the signboard: Sun City 89km.• Travel straight on for approximately 10km until you reach signboards: Sun City 79km.• Turn right and cross over the highway, and you are on the direct road to Sun City. 

To Sun City from OR Tambo International Airport Head southwest on O.R. Tambo Airport Road• Turn left toward Exit 46• Take exit 46 on the right to merge onto R24 toward Johannesburg• Take the exit onto R24, continue for 1.7km• Take exit 113 for N3 S/N12 toward M2 Kimberley/Germiston/Durban• Keep right at the fork, follow signs for N3• Turn left onto N3, continue for 15km• Continue onto N1 Western Bypass for 7.7km• Take exit 95 toward R511• Slight right onto William Nicol Drive• Take the ramp onto Witkoppen Road• Turn right onto Cedar Avenue, continue for 4.5km• Continue onto 6th Road/R552 for 4.1km• Turn left onto R114/R552• Take first right onto 6th Road/R552• Turn right onto Malibongwe Drive/R512 and follow for 20.5km• Turn left to stay on R512• Continue on R512 for 9.1km• Turn left onto R104, continue for 16.2km• Take the exit toward R556• Turn right onto R556, continue for 76,1km• Sun City will be on the right

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  • Minimum stay: 2 Day/s
  • Sleeps: 816
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
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