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Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Superior Room | Minibar, in-room safe, desk, rollaway beds
Superior Room | Minibar, in-room safe, desk, rollaway beds
Standard Room | Minibar, in-room safe, desk, rollaway beds

Overview of Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort

Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort

3.5 star property
Suburban hotel in Upington with casino and outdoor pool

7,4/10 Good

19 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
  • Casino
Map
Erf 1, Golf Course Road, Keidebees, Upington, Northern Cape, 8801

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Upington (UTN) - 11 min drive

Restaurants

  • Bi Lo - 5 min drive
  • KFC - 7 min drive
  • Roman's Pizza - 7 min drive
  • Wakaberry Frozen Yoghurt - 7 min drive
  • Wimpy - 7 min drive

About this property

Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort

Try your luck at the casino when you stay at Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort in Upington. Guests can indulge in massages and enjoy Italian cuisine at Bella Roma, which is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Other highlights include 2 bars/lounges, an outdoor pool, and a terrace.

Languages

Afrikaans, English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 60 rooms

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Shared refrigerator
  • 24-hour room service
  • Water dispenser

Traveling with children

  • Mini golf
  • Playground
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Children's menu

What to do

  • Racquetball/squash
  • Mini golf

Working away

  • Computer station
  • Conference center

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • 18 holes of golf
  • An outdoor pool
  • Arcade/game room
  • Casino
  • 6 casino gaming tables
  • 169 casino slot machines
  • Casino VIP room

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Languages

  • Afrikaans
  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Electric kettle

Sleep well

  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Guidebooks/recommendations

Special features

Dining

Bella Roma - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.
Casino Bar - Onsite bar. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately ZAR 115 per person

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for ZAR 150.0 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO).

Policies

<p>Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. </p> <p>This property does not have elevators. </p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site. </p><p>This property accepts credit cards and cash.</p>

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Frequently asked questions

Does Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort?
As of 08 February 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort on 18 February 2023 start from R858, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
Is there an onsite casino at Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort?
Yes, there's a casino, featuring 169 slot machines and 6 gaming tables.
What is there to do at Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort and nearby?
Onsite recreation at Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort includes racquetball/squash. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include 2 bars and a casino. Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort also has an arcade and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort?
Yes, Bella Roma offers Italian cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Bi Lo (2 mi), KFC (3.4 mi), and Roman's Pizza (3.4 mi).
Does Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort have rooms with private spa tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep soaking bathtub.

Reviews

7,4

Good

7,5/10

Cleanliness

8,0/10

Staff & service

9,0/10

Amenities

7,6/10

Property conditions & facilities

7,3/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

10/10 Exceptional

Staff was very friendly.big bed big room. View to the Golf court
Hubert, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Jacobus, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

Peter, 1-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

KOKETSO IGNATIOUS, 3-night trip
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6/10 Good

Michele, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Average stay
Got to the venue and the WiFi, phone in the room and tv channels all was not working, moved us to another room after we unpacked as only found out then these things not working, room was better but WiFi still problematic as signal very poor
Veranise, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Super stay
Super stay, already booked again for the return trip
Tinus, 2-night trip
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2/10 Poor

It was bad. Poor service and unfriendly staff
Sifiso, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Molefi, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The staff made this a wonderful trip and the hotel is very clean and all is helpful. Will definitely return soon and wont stay anywhere else.
3-night trip with friends
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