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Cathedral Peak Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We stayed three nights at Cathedral Peak. The location is stunning and we stayed in a room that had been refurbished. The room was lovely but it was a shame you couldn't see the main mountains from the room just a roof of the block in front. The food was good and the service excellent. Lots of really nice well...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Situated in the most beautiful Giants Castle area of the drakensberg, the hotel is blessed with incredible views. The hotel itself is an old fashioned style, family hotel. Thats not a bad thing but some of the pedantic weird rules are just silly. When you first arrive in the dining room you are allocated a specific table, like it or...

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Tjockhult
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Cathedral Peak Hotel is situated at maginificent spot in the Drakensbergen. It is truly beautiful with mountains, birds and long walks along the tops and gorges.. The weather is unreliable but even when it is raining it is beautiful. The problem is the hotel itself. It is to big for its own good. The reception works good but without enthusiasm....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Very good value for 5 days of superb hospitality. The management and staff were all extremely helpful and friendly. The location of this Hotel is breathtakingly situated in the heart of the Drakensberg mountains. So many activities available including a well maintained golf course, daily guided walking tours, horse riding, tennis, bowling greens. The total cost for 5 days was...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I have not visited this hotel for 20 years, so I took my kids back as my parents had done with me. it is untouched and still has amazing charm and that incredible Drakensburg backdrop. Buffett is excellent and the walking is still superb. Getting to the hotel is easy as roads are excellent and safe. It is very well...

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1Thank David Z
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Everybody have to experience these mountains at least once in their lifetime. To be sooo close to nature, to be able to appreciate God's Glory and breathtaking creations is something to experience and appreciate. Would go back in a heartbeat! This place is absolutely breathtaking!

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Have spent 2 consecutive December holidays at Cathedral peak. What a thrill, kids had lots of fun. Excellent service by staff and spoilt for choice with their buffet menu. Food well prepared and there is always wide variety. Would definitely go back. Thank you to management, they have really put a lot of effort to make guests really enjoy each...

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Nottingham Road, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Reviewed 23 January 2017

An amazing location, with plenty to do for all ages. Loved the golf course. We were spoiled with two cool and slightly overcast days, which made the walks extremely pleasant. Just a warning, you will over-eat! but you can obviously offset this with some vigorous, or not so vigorous activities. The only negative I have is that we were "greeted"...

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a chilled out holiday and just want to get away from it all, this place is perfect. The views of the mountains are breathtakingly majestic! Makes you forget about the madness of the "real world". The rooms are a bit dated but clean and comfortable. Breakfast, dinner and afternoon tea are included in the room...

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Rauland, Norway
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Beautiful situation. Very good choice of good buffet food - including fresh trout every day! Lovely grounds, golf course, good bowls lawn, minigolf, kids play area, secure parking, fair bird-watching, very good walk possibilities - included daily guided walks. Also twice a week - chance to scale Cathedral Peak - absolutely only for the very fit (I got half way)...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • 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
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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: ₹ 12,630 - ₹ 15,981 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cathedral Peak Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 104
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“Rooms facing the incoming road had a beautiful view of the mountains.”
542patg, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a non thatched room.”
  • Just one of the great views from the hotel
  • 6am and already 23c.
bobgoodsir, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Executive suites are worth the extra money.”
londonjaunters2016, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are away from the main building and quiet. The superior rooms with mountain views are fabulous.”
487RichardF487, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had a ground floor room with French doors opening into a mountain view.”
DaveMacc, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
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