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Cathedral Peak Hotel

Nestled in the unspoiled surroundings of the uKahlamba Drakensberg mountain range (World Heritage Site) lies Cathedral Peak Hotel, one of South Africa’s premier resort hotels.

Just 250 kilometers from Durban and 400 km from Johannesburg, the famous Cathedral Peak Hotel is easily accessible to its many visitors from all over South African and abroad.

Since the hotel first opened to guests in 1939, the van der Riet family has succeeded in offering warm hospitality, combined with exceptional service and value for money. In addition the hotel offers a unique conference centre seating up to 200 delegates, and quaint stone-and-thatch chapel, reception venues and honeymoon suites ideal for that country style wedding and/or honeymoon.

Whether your aim is a relaxed family holiday or a romantic mountain getaway, the hospitable staff and management look forward to welcoming all guests to an unforgettable Drakensberg experience.

The Hotel’s many indoor facilities include table tennis, a games room, fully equipped gym with steam bath and a beauty therapist where you are encouraged to relax and be pampered with one of the many treatments available from Peak Performance Vitality Centre.

The elegant hotel dining room offers an extensive buffet of superb culinary creations at both breakfast and dinner.  All meals are personally overseen by the hotel’s team of top-class chefs.  A separate children’s dining room provides younger children with nutritious meals, toys and entertainment and the opportunity of meeting new friends (babysitters are available on request).

After dinner, enjoy a game of pool, darts or sport on the big screen in the well-known Harry’s Bar or relax in the comfort of Albert’s Cocktail Bar with the ambience of a roaring log fire on the cold winter nights.

There are daily guided hikes (including walks to Bushman paintings and beautiful waterfalls) as well as 3 bird hides for bird spotting enthusiasts (with more than 121 resident species recorded), horse-rides, mountain bike trails (own bikes required), jogging route, tennis, squash, bowls, outdoor chess, beach volleyball, badminton, floodlit mini-adventure golf, 10m climbing tower, heated & cold swimming pool, fly fishing, quad bike riding and helicopter sightseeing flights.

In addition, the immaculate 9-hole golf course situated on the hotel property offers alternate tees for an 18-hole game. The club house boasts rest rooms, a lounge area, pub (Philip’s Pholy) and a terrace with spectacular mountain views – the perfect 19th hole. The length of the course is 5542m and the course is graded a par 70.

Cathedral Peak Hotel is also a welcome family retreat with a host of children’s facilities including pony rides, a children’s playground, jumping castle, heated paddling pool and trampoline.

There is an abundance of activities at Cathedral Peak Hotel to suit both young and old.


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