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Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort

Family-friendly hotel in Upington with 2 bars/lounges and casino

  • Free WiFi and free parking
From
$44

Restrictions related to your trip

This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local, and health advisories for this destination before you book.

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  • Outdoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Standard Room - Living Area
  • Superior Room - Living Area
  • Outdoor Pool
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Erf 1, Golf Course Road, Upington, 8801, Northern Cape, South Africa
7.6.Good.
  • The staff made this a wonderful trip and the hotel is very clean and all is helpful.…

    Mar 10, 2020

  • The Hotel was nice, staff at the hotel was friendly as well. The swimming pool was clean…

    Nov 6, 2019

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Official standards

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

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Casino
  • Restaurant and 2 bars/lounges
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Conference center

For families

  • Playground on site
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Free toiletries
  • Garden

What’s around

  • Kalahari Mall - 3.3 mi / 5.3 km
  • Kalahari-Oranje Museum - 4.7 mi / 7.5 km
  • Orange River Cellars - 7.1 mi / 11.4 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Standard Room
  • Superior Room

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Kalahari Mall - 3.3 mi / 5.3 km
  • Kalahari-Oranje Museum - 4.7 mi / 7.5 km
  • Orange River Cellars - 7.1 mi / 11.4 km

Getting around

  • Upington (UTN) - 11 min drive
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Erf 1, Golf Course Road, Upington, 8801, Northern Cape, South Africa

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 60 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-7:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local, and health advisories for this destination before you book.

Special check-in instructions

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. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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
*See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area

Things to do

  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Playground on site
  • Racquetball/squash on site
  • Casino
  • Arcade/game room

Working away

  • Conference center
  • Computer station

Services

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

Facilities

  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

Languages Spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

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

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

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 ZAR 115 per person (approximately)

Children and extra bedsPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Rollaway beds are available for ZAR 150.0 per night

Hygiene and 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

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

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*See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
  • Yes, Bella Roma offers Italian cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Bi Lo (2 mi), KFC (3.4 mi), and Roman's Pizza (3.4 mi).
  • Yes, there's a casino, featuring 169 slot machines and 6 gaming tables.
  • 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.
7.6.Good.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Super stay

    Super stay, already booked again for the return trip

    Tinus, 2 night trip, Sep 23, 2021

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  • 6.0.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, Sep 22, 2021

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  • 2.0.Poor

    It was bad. Poor service and unfriendly staff

    Sifiso, 1 night trip, Sep 4, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Good stay.

    My stay was lovely, i enjoyed the place so much.

    2 night trip, Jan 2, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Good service

    Johann, 1 night business trip, Nov 5, 2019

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  • 6.0.Good

    Peter, 1 night business trip, Jun 19, 2022

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    KOKETSO IGNATIOUS, 3 night trip, Dec 9, 2021

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  • 6.0.Good

    Michele, 1 night trip, Oct 20, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Molefi, 1 night business trip, Jul 22, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    ANANDROY, 2 night business trip, Feb 8, 2020

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