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Dragonara Casino

Dragonara Road | Dragonara Palace, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 3143, Malta
+356 2092 1000
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Fantastic location great casino and restaurant

Had a fantastic evening here , great slot machines and had a wonderful meal in the restaurant and... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
angela56186233
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Chester, United Kingdom
Won a lottery here!

I'd been to two casinos in Malta and liked Dragonara much better. The staff and service are very... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
Ravija-13
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Bengaluru, India
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Dragonara Casino, the number one casino in Malta, is owned and operated by Dragonara Gaming Limited. The Dragonara Casino is housed within the majestic Dragonara Palace and has been operating since 1964 offering a unique gaming and entertainment destination 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Dragonara Casino is conveniently located within the St. Julian’s are featuring 250 slot machines, 15 live tables, a premier poker room overlooking the St. George’s Bay, a VIP-Lounge for high-roller private gaming, a Sports Lounge and one of Malta’s top rated restaurants. Dragonara Gaming Limited took over the operation of the Dragonara Casino in 2010 and since then has invested over €25 Million in the property. The Casino underwent a major investment upgrade project earlier in 2016 propelling the property into the ranks of the most prestigious and pristine gaming properties in the Mediterranean. Situated on the tip of the ‘Tad-Dragun’ promontory in St Julian’s the Dragonara Palace is one of Malta’s most extraordinary and imposing private properties built in the classical style almost as a grand romantic folly. Built in 1870 as the summer residence of the Marquis Scicluna the Dragonara Palace opened as Malta’s first Casino in 1964. The Dragonara Casino was one of the first major projects to establish Malta as a prime tourist destination. The Palace is a landmark property in Malta surrounded by a colonnaded veranda that abuts directly onto the sea. It retains many of the original architectural and interior design features, which have been successfully adapted to the requirements of casino patrons.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Dragonara Road | Dragonara Palace, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 3143, Malta
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Had a fantastic evening here , great slot machines and had a wonderful meal in the restaurant and it it was very reasonably pricedMore

1  Thank angela56186233
FrancoDegabriele, General Manager at Dragonara Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Dear Angela, We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us at the Dragonara Casino and that you liked our service at our award winning restaurant. We hope to be able to be of service to you again in the near future. Kind...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017

I'd been to two casinos in Malta and liked Dragonara much better. The staff and service are very good. The limit for betting on roulette is much lesser than other casinos. Slots are excellent. My mom won a lottery on one of those machines! Overall...More

Thank Ravija-13
FrancoDegabriele, General Manager at Dragonara Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Dear Sir, We are very happy that you enjoyed your time with us at the Dragonara Casino. Thumbs up for your mum who must have been thrilled with winning our lottery. That's what we're here for. Take care and make sure you visit us again...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017

very nice Casino, located 100 meters from Westin Dragonara Hotel. 3 roulette tables, 2 Blackjack, 1 Ultimate poker. Small Casino but nice. Soft drinks are free

Thank itayyacobi
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Bring your passport so you can get a card that allows you to collect points as you play and also serves as entry again at a later date. I am not a big gambler so I tend to bet small just to try and have...More

1  Thank Matt K
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent location and views. However if not interested in gambling avoid the brasserie for dinner unless they decide to step it up a notch. Staff are polite and try to be helpful but somehow seem lost, overworked and unprepared. Portions need to be improved ......More

Thank D3K0
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The casino was a great fun night out. Staff were friendly and drink was a lot cheaper than expected. Only flaw was the restaurant. The service was extremely slow and orders were forgotten/wrong.

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We’ve been to two different casinos in Malta and Dragonara was the best. The building itself is beautiful, and inside is even more. The service is also really good. We used to go on Saturday nights and it was always full of people. There are...More

Thank Frederico A
DragonaraCasino, General Manager at Dragonara Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Dear Frederico, Thank you for your review on Malta's No. 1 Casino - The Dragonara Casino. We are thrilled that your stay with us was to your satisfaction and hope to be of custom to you yet again on your next visit. Kind regards, Franco...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Nice casino. Probably the nicest views and elegance in Malta. Drinks are expensive and u can't start a tab or get free drinks while u play, which is a bummer. Good selection of table games considering the size, which is relatively small, but better than...More

Thank Mommyof3Schoos
FrancoDegabriele, General Manager at Dragonara Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Dear Sir, Thank you for your review on the Dragonara Casino. Please let us know ahead of time on your next visit to the Casino so we can ensure that your demands are met from our end. Thanks and regards, Franco Degabriele Business Development Director

Reviewed 30 March 2017

It is situated on a rugged rocky outcrop, very dramatic! Lots of modern slots and all popular table games. Onsite posh restaurant. Had a nice evening here.

Thank Nathan W
FrancoDegabriele, Manager at Dragonara Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Dear Nathan, Many thanks for your positive review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to hosting you in the future should you visit us again. Best regards, Franco

Reviewed 21 March 2017

Good casino. Very small, but had a nice central bar area and options for table games and slots. Limits were very reasonable and service was good. I imagine this place probably gets packed during busy times, as it was pretty crowded and we went during...More

Thank Baxter D
FrancoDegabriele, Manager at Dragonara Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Dear Sir, Thank you for your positive review. We are happy that you had a great time at Malta's No.1 casino and hope to greet you back to our property in the near future. Kind regards, Franco

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Ajit U
27 August 2017|
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Response from FrancoDegabriele | Property representative |
Omaha PLO is only available on demand. We normally do not offer it in our day to day operations.
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ALLANMaidstoneKent
8 May 2017|
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Response from DragonaraCasino | Property representative |
Dear Allan, We have transport services to most hotels in Malta. Simply send us a request for pick-up a day before you intend visiting our casino and we will arrange accordingly. Best regards, Franco Degabriele
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ALLANMaidstoneKent
8 May 2017|
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Response from DragonaraCasino | Property representative |
Dear Allan, The slot machine winnings are paid in cash vouchers that automatically are issued from the slot machine. This is common in most slot machines nowadays. Best regards, Franco Degabriele
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