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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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  • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family have stayed at most holiday resorts in the Drakensberg from simple self-catering to four star hotels, and can honestly say that Cathedral Peak Hotel is one of the best holiday resorts in the entire Drakensberg. It offers everything one could wish for when going on holiday, whether it's just the two of you or the whole family. There... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stunning location surrounded by the mountains. Only stayed for three nights but will be back for more, especially if you like walking .... Good selection of dishes for both breakfast and dinner. Good value all round.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a 5 day trekking in Drakensbergen, this hotel was the perfect resting place to get back to the good life with good food and drinks. We also enjoyed the local walks and even tried out the horse walking trip. The buffet dinner was just too marvellous for words.

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Denver, Colorado
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is beyond stunning, the views take your breath away. The property is charming, my room had a spectacular view, a patio and a fireplace. The staff were friendly from the moment we arrived. I will be back.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel the night before we were due to travel and although the drive from Johannesburg was longer than we had expected what awaited us was well worth the wait. Set in the midst of spectacular mountains the hotel had very much a family feel but without being unwelcoming to those of us without children (there is a... More

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Sandton, South Africa
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful scenery, comfortable rooms, excellent service and good food - what more can you ask for? There are cold and heated swimming pools and loads of other entertainment, including hiking trails that can be hiked accompanied or some unaccompanied by hotel staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a wedding. Food particularly was excellent. Morning and afternoon coffee and tea inclusive. Staff fantastic and dramatic scenery amazing. If only I lived nearer I would be a regular visitor. It is a gem of a place to visit and I only hope I will be lucky enough to visit again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have just completed a one week stay at Cathedral Peak for our wedding. The venue was magnificent and neither we nor our guests could have asked for a better venue or better service. All of the staff were friendly and attentive, nothing was too much trouble for them. All of the rooms were top quality and the food was... More

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

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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Address: 1 Cathedral Peak Rd., | Central Drakensberg, Winterton 3340, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Winterton
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Hotel Class:4 star — Cathedral Peak Hotel 4*
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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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