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Address: Dragonara Road | Dragonara Palace, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 3143, Malta
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+356 2092 1000
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Dragonara Casino, the number one casino in Malta, is owned and operated by...

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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Small, nice casino

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
bigmarley4
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 the offseason. Amazing location too.

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FrancoDegabriele, Manager at Dragonara Casino, responded to this review

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 More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Casino on business. Great slots products. Beautiful atmosphere. Enjoyable experience. Very friendly staff and management.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Service was bad and it is very small!!! Only had 1 Blackjack table which was full most the night and is really just slot machines. Nothing exciting going on here!

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DragonaraCasino, Manager at Dragonara Casino, responded to this review

Dear Thomas, Thank you for your review of the Dragonara Casino. We are truly sorry that your experience with us was not to your liking. The Casino offers 15 table games and a whole spectrum of slot machines to ensure that patrons find what they are looking for. There is a high demand for slot machines from the local market... More 

Oshawa, Canada
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39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

The site is at the end of a long driveway and is found overlooking the water---so a nice first impression. You have to sign up in order to enter and security is VERY strict. there are the usual variety of slots and there is a separate room for card games, etc. The hostesses are friendly and they serve sandwiches along... More 

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DragonaraCasino, Manager at Dragonara Casino, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Many thanks for your review of the Dragonara Casino. We are glad that your visit with us was a pleasant one and hope to see you soon the next time you plan to visit Malta. Best regards, Franco Degabriele Business Development Director More 

spain
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356 reviews
95 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

We enjoyed our visit although we didn't win it took a while to loose it all. Good choice of machines.

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DragonaraCasino, Manager at Dragonara Casino, responded to this review

Dear Eileen, Many thanks for your positive review. We are truly grateful of your comments and look forward to hosting you once again the next time you chose to visit Malta. Best regards, Franco Degabriele Business Development Director More 

Uckfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Been in this location for eons and first time visit found it great fun, quality machines, attentive table staff. There are some competition these days but this old gem is still worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

nice plae with great atmosphere to spend the night and play the games, anything you wish is there,black jack you name it , it is there, you will not be disapointed....

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DragonaraCasino, Director of Sales at Dragonara Casino, responded to this review

Dear Brian, Many thanks for your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your time at the Casino and look forward to welcoming you back the next time round. Best regards, Franco Degabriele More 

Teramo
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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

This is a really nice venue. It's smart, clean and well run. Compared to another casino we visited in Malta (no names), it stands out as being a place with traditional roots and does not seek to attract "the wrong type of crowd". Food and drinks are good value.

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DragonaraCasino, Director of Sales at Dragonara Casino, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your positive comments and hope to host you in the near future. Best regards, Franco More 

Vilnius, Lithuania
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

First of all I should say that I am in gambling industry for a while (over 15 years). I worked in casino, I played poker and etc. - I visited over 100 casinos in different countries. Dragonara Casino is interesting because of history and location. The place is great when talking about poker room and view from it. In casino... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had a fabulous meal here in a newly opened restaurant. The service was perfect and the meal wonderful. A win later at the roulette table completed a fantastic evening.

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