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Cathedral Peak Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Cathedral Peak Rd., | Central Drakensberg, Winterton 3340, South Africa
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Ranked #1 of 5 hotels in Winterton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I didn't actually spend a night in the hotel, but after a 6-day hike in the mountains was made to feel most welcome (back-pack, dirt and all) and so enjoyed a long cold beer with the majestic mountains towering above the hotel. The surrounds and the foyer/toilets/dining area of the hotel were spic and span, yet welcoming and homely. I... More

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Pennington, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cathedral Peak Hotel is surrounded by some of the most awe-inspiring scenery South Africa has to offer. The accommodation is very comfortable, and the catering is stunning. Free wifi is available, and there is satellite TV and a gymnasium and a sauna and wellness centre. There are all sorts of outdoor activities, ranging from mountain-biking to horseriding to helicopter rides... More

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for two nights in mid July 2014. Our accommodation was truly outstanding (the executive honeymoon suite) which afforded privacy, luxury and breathtakingly beautiful mountain views, especially first thing in the morning! We took full advantage of the organised mountain walks which cater for all ages and abilities. The only disappointment was the dining experience. Although the food... More

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Tigard, Oregon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I planned my trip to South Africa, it was independent, I worked with SAR travel and told them I wanted to explore the Drakensberg and she recommended this hotel I drove from Durban up to the hotel via wash bed roads last miles but so worthwhile The rondavel type accommodations were very comfortable.The food in the dining room was... More

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South Africa
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The setting is spectacular - in the midst of the most magnificent mountain range. The accommodation is spacious, extremely comfortable and spotlessly clean. We have never stayed in such a well laid out and spacious family / interleading room situation in all our travels. The hotel amenities are well kept and accessible - we loved the tennis, lawn bowls, puttputt... More

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Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

on the 5th of July 2014, me, my husband and two kids had the previlage to attend my sister's wedding at the hotel. while I entertained the bride in her luxurious honeymoon suite overlooking the mountains, my hubby and kids explored the hiking trails , waterfalls and the swimming pool. breakfast and dinner was always the highlight for me. the... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family of 4 enjoyed a week long break at Cathedral Peak Hotel. What a great family holiday. The kids loved the mini golf and quad bike activities, and their highlight was the walk to the closest waterfall to the hotel. The views are great, and we were lucky enough to have snow on the highest peaks. The food at... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is located in the spectacular mountain bowl. This alone makes it worth the stay. THe activities for hikers, cyclists, climbers are many and varied. However, bring your own equipment. The gear for hire is expensive and in a shocking state of disrepair. The beauty of the hotel is marred by signs of decay and declining maintenance and the... More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about this hotel is enchanting. Exciting walks start from the hotel as do the mountain bike trails. There's so much to see and do here even with this being our fourth visit. You won't find better food anywhere else in the Burg but here. We stayed in a superior room and it definitely didn't disappoint. A big thanks to... More

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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for three nights whilst on Welsh rugby tour with a party of 30. What a fanatastic location, stunning views of the mountains. Great amenities at the Hotel. Brilliant guided walks of varying difficulties. Staff were very friendly and helpful. food excellent , everyone put wieght on !!! I cannot make any negative comment about the place. Rooms were spacious... More

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Address: 1 Cathedral Peak Rd., | Central Drakensberg, Winterton 3340, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Winterton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Cathedral Peak Hotel 4*
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Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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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 
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