South African Hotels

The Sun City Hotel

Sun City Resort
North West Province
South Africa
Hotel Type

The four-star Sun City Hotel at the Sun City Resort is between the Cabanas and Cascades Hotel. The hotel features a great variety of activities and entertainment options, including restaurants, bars, nightclubs and theatres. Out of the four hotels at the resort, it was the first to open its doors on the 7th of December 1979. The hotel is also known as the Main Hotel at the Sun City Resort, as it was the first hotel. The Sun City Hotel, which was built at Sun International’s flagship resort.

The welcome area of the Sun City hotel displays a jungle of lush foliage where cascading water with large rocks making a unique and exciting setting for a themed hotel. Guests staying at the hotel enjoy scenic views over the resort's landscape of subtropical gardens, the swimming pool, as well as the Gary Player golf course. The hotel offers guests a wide choice of different accommodation options to ensure that individual requirements are met for a memorable and relaxing stay. Family rooms that provide beds for children and wheelchair user accessible rooms are also available.

Room types:

  • Luxury Twin Rooms
  • Luxury / Family Rooms
  • Superior Luxury Rooms
  • Superior Luxury Family Rooms
  • Ground Floor Superior Luxury Rooms
  • Ground Floor Sup Luxury Family Rooms
  • Luxury Suites
  • Presidential Suite

Standard room amenities:

  • Air conditioning
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Hair dryer
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Television
  • International direct dial telephone


Guests staying at any hotel at this Resort have plenty to choose from when it comes to dining options ranging from the Asian cuisine at the Orchard restaurant to South Africa's traditional specialities, which can be ordered at the Calabash restaurant. The Lobby Lounge also serves a mouth-watering selection of light meals and pastries, while an international gourmet menu can be selected at the Harlequins Restaurant & Bar.

Dining Venues:

  • Setta Bello
  • The Orchid
  • The Calabash
  • Sun Terrace
  • Sun Cafe
  • Harlequins Cocktail Bar
  • Kingfisher Bar
  • Pool Bar

Facilities and Entertainment

The hotel provides guests with access to all of its fun-filled activities and great entertainment options, ranging from the large outdoor swimming pool that is complete with a children's pool, to the famous Valley of Waves water park. The 3 km - 5 km scenic walking and jogging track lead visitors along the manicured Gary Player and Lost City Golf Course.

The famous Valley of the Waves water park at the Sun City Resort offers the ultimate fun for young and old. One of the best water parks worldwide, its Lagoon wave pool is bordered by beach and palms, making for a tropical ocean like setting.

  • Swimming pool and kids' pool
  • Sun City Theater
  • Scenic walking, jogging and cycling trails
  • Tiger's Eye: African gifts and souvenirs
  • Heaven Kiosk
  • Heaven Express: 24-hour shop
  • Valley of the Waves Water Park
  • Golf courses

Below detailed information about the The Sun City Hotel is available.
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Mini bar
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • TV


Setta Bello

This Restaurant offers an array of beautifully prepared dishes to tantalize guests taste buds.

The Orchid

This Restaurant features a menu that offers a range of authentically prepared dishes, flavours and textures from many Asian countries.

The Calabash

The Calabash offers traditional South African fare, featuring freshly-prepared salads, a South African cold table, succulent roasts and casseroles, as well as delicious sweet sensations. 

  • Dress: casual
  • Capacity: 132 guests
  • Booking: essential

Sun Terrace

The lovely Sun Terrace is the ideal breakfast and lunch venue, in tranquil surroundings. An extensive lunch buffet featuring specialty counters from around the globe is available at the Sun Terrace.

  • Open seven days a week
  • Dress: dasual
  • Capacity: 380 guests

Harlequins Bar

This popular Bar is situated inside the smoking casino and is ideal for pre-dinner cocktails or a social drink.

Pool Bar

The Pool Bar at the Sun City Hotel is an informal, poolside bar which is open daily.  Guests are invited to swim up and order a drink from the “wet bar”. The pool grill is also situated here.

Spa Facilities
  • Gary Player Health Spa
  • Royal Salon

The Valley of Waves Waterpark

The Valley of Waves is the central feature of the magnificent Sun City Resort. It is one of the most advanced water parks in the world, dominated by the Roaring Lagoon, a wave pool with a palm-fringed beach. All Resort residents enter the park free of charge by presenting their resident cards.


The Resort features an outdoor swimming pool which is set in lush tropical gardens.

  • The Gary Player Country Club and Golf Course
  • The Lost City Golf Country Club and Golf Course
Spa treatments

Gary Player Health Spa

The health and beauty spa at the Sun City Resort is located at the Gary Player Country Club providing the perfect setting to relax and enjoy a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, hydro bath, Vichy Shower, spa-pool and steam room.The fully equipped gym also offers personal trainers. 

Royal Salon

The Royal Salon is located on the second floor of The Palace of the Lost City Hotel. A top team of stylists are on hand as well as beauty therapists for manicures, pedicures and facials. Massages are offered either at The Palace Pool Deck or in the comfort of the room.

Safari & Wildlife in the Pilanesberg National Park
  • Game drives
  • Night game drives
  • Elephant Back Safaris
  • Hot Air Balloon safaris
  • Walking Safaris
Outdoor activities and attractions
  • Children playground
  • Animal farm
  • Crocodile farm
  • Aviary
  • Kids programme
  • Club Chirp (Teenagers Club)
  • Quad biking
  • Drumming
  • Archery
  • Horse back riding
  • Walking
  • Jogging
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Squash

Conference Venues
  • Letsatsing Boma
  • The Gary Player Restaurant and Terrace
  • Tennis Hut
  • The Sun City Hotel Pool Deck
  • Sun Terrace Restaurant
  • The Sun City Theatre
  • Letsatsi Centre

  • Beauty salon
  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Children's playground
  • Cocktail Bar
  • Conference venue
  • Curio Shop
  • Garden
  • Golf course
  • Golf Pro Shop
  • Gym
  • Hair salon
  • Helipad
  • Hotel Bar
  • Jogging trail
  • Kid's Club
  • Lounge
  • Outdoor patio
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Squash court(s)
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis court
  • Terrace
  • Trampoline
  • Wellness centre
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Concierge services
  • Health & Fitness Centre
  • Housekeeping service
  • Internet connection
  • Kid's entertainment
  • Laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Massage treatments
  • Porters
  • Room service
  • Safari drives
  • Voicemail
  • Wake-up call
  • Walking safaris
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments

Available Rooms

Luxury Twin

# Rooms:

Luxury Twin Room amenities:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Mini-bar
  • 24-Hour in-room dining
  • International direct dial
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Voltage 220V
  • Safe
  • Paraplegic rooms
  • Tea / Coffee
Single Room R2980
Double Room R3200

The Sun City Hotel Specials

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Guests may enjoy a discounted long stay rate when staying for four nights at the Sun City Hotel at the Sun City Resort.

Included in the rate:

  • Breakfast

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Subject to availability
  • Only valid for a 4 night stay

Guests may enjoy a largely discounted long stay rate when staying for five nights or longer at the Sun City Hotel.

Included in the rate:

  • Breakfast

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Subject to availability
  • Only valid for a 5 night stay or longer

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I love Casinos and the noise and blinking lights thereof...this was the ideal Hotel for me as it is a true 'mini' Las Vegas Hotel right in South Africa. For the non casino lovers, I would rather recommend either the Cabanas, Cascades or Palace hotel.

Regards, Derek





1. Location - good
2. Friendliness - excellent
3. Value for money - good
4. Cleanliness - excellent
5. Overall impression - good

Rajeshree Sookdeyu





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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -25.347009

Longitude: 27.100324


OR Tambo International Airport
Kempton Park, Johannesburg, South Africa

1. Head south on To Drop-Off Zone 400 m
2. Slight right toward Exit 46 600 m
3. Take exit 46 for R21 N toward Kempton Park/Pretoria 500 m
4. Merge onto R21 36.3 km
5. Take exit 134 for N1 toward Polokwane 1.3 km
6. Continue on the ramp and merge onto N1 Partial toll road 21.6 km
7. Take exit 156 to merge onto N4 toward Rustenburg Partial toll road 63.6 km
8. Take the exit toward R556 500 m
9. Turn right at R556 75.4 km
10. Turn right 650 m
11. Take the 1st right 1.2 km

Sun City Main Hotel
Sun City Resort, Pilanesberg, North West Province, South Africa

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The Sun City Hotel features complimentary parking facilities for guests staying at the Sun City Resort.

  • 492 parking spaces
  • secure
  • open
  • free of charge
  • on site

Star Rating

4 Star


The Sun City Hotel in South Africa has acquired several honours over the years.

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