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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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Spectacular building but not that many games to play, Poker match should be available at 19:00... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Valeria P
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County Kerry, Ireland
Nice place to spend a little time

Very nice Casino walking distance from St.Giulians. Not too crowded, plenty of slot machines... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Emilygr2017
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Chania Town, Greece
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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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Dragonara Road | Dragonara Palace, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 3143, Malta
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Spectacular building but not that many games to play, Poker match should be available at 19:00 every evening but there are a lots of delays, reception is never there on time and you have to wait in the smoker room until they open. Bar cocktails...More

Thank Valeria P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice Casino walking distance from St.Giulians. Not too crowded, plenty of slot machines, enough tables (at the time we were there) for Roulette and Black Jack. Minimum bets were not high. Comfortable atmosphere, special room for smokers.

Thank Emilygr2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very rude staff by the roulette table! No smiles, and almost hostile. This casino was nothing compared to other casinos I've been to. Was very small.

Thank Vipdanne
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Well woth a visit to have a drink and people watch. Fascinating. Just take some phote ID to join, (its free to join)

Thank Paul SP L
Reviewed September 21, 2017

Went with friends not impressed drinks prices ok but only one bar does Draught off the beaten track and is up hill from bay

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

Every night a different NLH poker-tournament with good value. Both for experienced players and the novice. The staff is friendly and besides poker everything else you need in a casino. Parking is free (in weekends be there early). Only critism i have, at the poker...More

Thank Kim J
Reviewed September 13, 2017

we had a brill time, comfy surroundings, free drinks and free offers, a difficult to find as the signs are clear that it is inside the multi story carpark

Thank marley297
Reviewed September 11, 2017

This is a very small casino despite its grandeur from the outside. I only stayed for a few hours. Has enough slots and tables for the people that were in there. Electronic options on roulette were nice as well as live play. Oh, and don't...More

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FrancoDegabriele, General Manager at Dragonara Casino, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2017

Dear Sir, Thank you for your review which has now been sent to our F&B Manager. We will do our utmost to ensure that we improve the customer experience. Let us know if you visit our casino again as we would like to personally thank...More

Reviewed August 22, 2017

This was a cool casino right near the Westin....walking distance for sure. It's not Vegas so do not go in there with that expectation but it was fun and the bartenders were nice.

1  Thank Aisha Z
FrancoDegabriele, General Manager at Dragonara Casino, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2017

Dear Aisha, Thank you for your positive review. We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Dragonara Casino and hope to welcome you back again on your next visit. Kind Regards, Franco

Reviewed August 8, 2017

We stayed at the hotel nearby,and decided to walk down to explore,only learned that you have to provide ID to register for entering. We did go back second time with ID, it was nicely layout and beautiful deco. A designated smoking room with players is...More

Thank Fionaying
FrancoDegabriele, General Manager at Dragonara Casino, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2017

Dear Fionaying, Thank you for your review and comments. We appreciate your comments related to our bar and will work on improving what you rightly pointed out to us. In the meantime we hope you are enjoying your stay in Malta and if you have...More

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jamesblunt6000
November 7, 2017|
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Response from Q9211YEtony | Reviewed this property |
Smart also casual or Elegant it,s up to you
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Ajit U
August 27, 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
May 8, 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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