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Cathedral Peak Hotel

TripAdvisorUS$ 231*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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North Lincs
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We last stayed here in 1990 (!), so we fully expected to see many changes, and in the main we were pleasantly surprised. It was quiet when we stayed (Mon to Thurs), so service was good, and there was still plenty of choice on the buffet for both breakfast and dinner (gone are the old days of the a la...

1Thank ilaj99
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Drakensberg is just magical every season of the year! The hotel has a gorgeous view and the pool is heated! You wallow in the warm water and watch the shadows change on the mountain. There are poolside games, bar service and the ground upkeep are impeccable. The meals and the rooms are great! There is a lot of attractions...

1Thank anton l
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Cathedral Peak for a week in April. We wanted a break from the Highveld, and thought the mountains were a good option. Silver Fox Tours, a company that specialises in exclusive holidays for Seniors offerd Cathedral Peak. The drive yp the cvalley to the hotle is psectacular. Our room was well kept, spacious and comfortable, with a...

1Thank Marjorie D
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a week over Christmas, the whole family were very happy (including two adult children). Lovely views, great walks, horse riding, spa and good food...And it's in the Drakensberg. Heaven on earth.

Thank Sophocles57
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful place to visit, we were there over the long game weekend and I must say that we had a wonderful time. The executive room is secluded and peaceful. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. The breakfast and dinner will definitely not let you go hungry. The views and hacking trails are a must. Thank you for...

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traveled down to Cathedral peak for a long standing friends wedding this last weekend... the venue is in the most breathtaking area I have seen! I only wish I had had more time to explore and go hiking, but I will definitely be back! All staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful. The room I stayed in had an incredible view...

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Stamford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the foot of the Drakensburg mountains in the middle of nowhere and 3 hours by car form Jo'burg is Cathedral Peak Hotel. Nice welcome on arrival at the beginning of Easter weekend. Pleasant extensive buffet for dinner and breakfast with freshly cooked items. Excellent wifi and phone reception, better than in central England. Plenty of activities in this natural...

1Thank alan k
Sale, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Driving into the Drakensberg mountains the views of the hotel and grounds are amazing but the actual hotel and their staff are disappointing !! Our rooms were in need of an upgrade but at least they were comfortable, private and quiet. The hotel had an old fashioned feel and it lacked the personal touch and attention to detail. What really...

Thank Christine K
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My neice and I spent 4 glorious nights at Cathedral Peaks Hotel in October last year. The food was excellent - I don't think I have ever seen such a wide choice at a buffet. service was excellent and very friendly. Had a lovely room overlooking the mountains. My neice went on some awesome walks whereas as stayed and relaxed...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The Cathedral Peak hotel is in a stunning setting, surrounded by the Drakensberg mountains. Rooms were spacious and we were fortunate enough to have a private balcony area, although that is not the case with all rooms. Dinner and breakfast buffet are included and were both very nice. Morning and afternoon tea are also from 10.30 - 11.30 and 3.30...

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CathedralPeakHotel, Assistant Marketing Manager at Cathedral Peak Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback – this is very much appreciated. Your comments are important in assisting us in maintaining and improving the standards of Cathedral Peak Hotel. Thank you too for highlighting the service standards of our customer service – this has been raised in our morning meeting today and as part of our ongoing staff training...

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
4* family-owned Cathedral Peak Hotel offers unrivaled access to the Drakensberg Mountains within a World Heritage Site. The resort hotel caters for leisure, conference and weddings and offers an exceptional leisure experience, sumptuous buffet meals & warm hospitality. Accommodation is provided in family rooms, standard rooms, Superior rooms, seven honeymoon suites & the Presidential suite. Seasonal special offers cater for all budgets. A host of activities ranging from guided hikes, mountain and quad biking, helicopter flips, horse and pony rides, swimming pools, tennis, badminton, squash, lawn bowls, 9 hole golf course, floodlit mini adventure golf, in season children’s entertainment program and much, much more... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cathedral Peak Hotel

Address: 1 Cathedral Peak Rd. | Central Drakensberg, 3340, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Giants Castle Game Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 12,273 - ₹ 15,761 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cathedral Peak Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 104
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“The ground floor, mountain view rooms are the best, because you have a massive grass area just outside your door.”
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“. Some rooms are quite a long walk from the main buildings. There are a lot of steps in and around the hotel.”
MarjorieD91, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms closer to the Chapel seem to be more private”
D2644YAlouisec, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the incoming road had a beautiful view of the mountains.”
542patg, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a non thatched room.”
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bobgoodsir, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
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