Desert Palace Casino Guide

Desert Palace Casino

Located in the Northern Cape near the eastern edge of Riemvasmaak, the Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort is a fine retreat. Whether you are just passing through or are hoping to escape the hustle and bustle, there's lots to do in the area. The casino offers 165 slot machines as well as poker, blackjack, and roulette, but the resort is family friendly. You'll find a crèche onsite, multiple play areas, putt putt golf course, swimming pool, restaurant, and an arcade too. The comfortable 60-room hotel is affordable enough to warrant a multi-night stay. With great promotions both on and off the gaming floor, the Desert Palace Hotel is always worth a look.

  • Address
    24-51 Schoder Street, Keidebees, Upington, Northern Cape, South Africa
  • Contact Number
    +27 (0) 54 338 4100
  • Email Address
  • Website
    The Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort Website
  • Slot Machines
  • Table Games
  • Salon Prive
  • Loyalty Club/Rewards
  • Opening Hours
    Slots: Monday to Thursday 10am – 02am
    Friday & Saturday 10am – 03am
    Sunday 2pm – 11pm
    Tables: Monday to Thursday 6pm – 02am
    Friday & Saturday 6pm – 3am
    Sunday 2pm – 11pm
Rating 80/100
Desert Palace Casino

Casino Game Selection

The Desert Palace Casino offers a solid selection of electronic games. Discover 165 smartcard powered machines including classic slots, modern video slot machines, and even video poker. You'll find games starting at just 5c rising up to R5. Don't forget you can often play several lines and coins on each spin to better meet your budget and dreams. For larger than life prizes, you'll want to check out the progressive jackpots, which always attract the crowds.

While slots are certainly fun, it's no secret that experienced gamblers prefer table games. The casino's seven tables provide lots of excitement. Experience every thrilling spin of the roulette wheel or showcase your blackjack and poker prowess. The croupiers and other staff are always welcoming. They're more than happy to show you the ropes or answer any questions you might have. It's that sort of personal attention that makes smaller casinos like the Desert Palace so wonderful.

Wining And Dining

The Bella Roma Pizzeria & Grill is a fine spot for the entire family. As you might suspect, the menu features Italian favourites like pasta and pizza, but that's just the beginning. You can find everything from lamb and potjiekos to schnitzel and chow mein, although the enterprising menu changes all the time. The eatery features large seating areas both indoors and outside. Whether you are looking to pair your entrée with a wine or just want to sip a cocktail while enjoying the patio view, be sure to ask about the drink specials. The biggest downside will be convincing your children to leave after eating. The restaurant features a play zone with games, jungle gyms, and video games.

Accommodations And Amenities

The Desert Palace Casino Hotel Upington features 60 rooms in total. The three-star hotel is overall pleasant and clean, but definitely dated compared to what you'll find at more popular casino resorts. All rooms are fully air conditioned, feature flat screen televisions, and include a complete buffet breakfast. You'll also have full access to the pool if you feel like unwinding or taking a dip. The posted rates are reasonable, but you can find exceptional deals on popular hotel booking sites. No matter how long you stay, you can always expect and depend on excellent service.

It's easy to relax when you know your kids are getting the attention they deserve. The supervised crèche operates afternoons and evenings seven days a week. There's no need to fret if you forget to pack some toiletries or snacks. Just visit Delecia for all the essentials.

Entertainment And Nightlife

Unlike more popular resorts, the entertainment calendar isn't jam packed at the Desert Palace. Still, you can count on musicians, comedians, hypnotists and other performers to roll into town. Nonetheless, it's easy to entertain yourself on the premises without gambling. Stop by Entratenga for plenty of arcade fun or show off your golf skills at the 18-hole putt putt course.

Promotions And Rewards

Visitors will want to join Club Oasis, the casino's rewards programme. It's a wonderful way to get even more out of your game. As a member you'll earn points at the slots or by playing any of the available table games. When you accumulate enough points, you can cash in your points for free play, prizes, and other perks. Don't forget to take advantage of regular promotions that multiply your earning power. The casino has plenty of promos, but most of them are reserved for Club Oasis members. From raffles to cash giveaways, the Desert Palace give you lots of ways to win.

Area Attractions

There's lots to do in and around Upington. Whether you fancy bird watching, golfing, wine tasting, hiking, mountain biking, river cruising, rafting, hunting, game viewing, fly fishing, or traversing 4x4 trails, it's easy to keep busy.

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