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    Cathedral Peak Hotel

    1 Cathedral Peak Road | Central Drakensberg, 3340, South Africa
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    • Excellent54%
    • Very good32%
    • Average9%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible1%
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    “cathedral peak” (165 reviews)
    “horse riding” (47 reviews)
    “dining room” (42 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    Private Balcony
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    1 - 5 of 641 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Beautiful surroundings. Room a bit old but clean and comfortable. 3 pools. One cold and 2 heated (very warm). Beautiful walks from easy to challenging. Friendly staff. Managers not often seen. Great breakfast. Dinners great. Lost to choose from. Easy comfortable food for family. Breakfast...More

    1  Thank Brinkies
    Response from CathedralPeakHotel, General Manager at Cathedral Peak HotelResponded 3 days ago

    Thank you for your review Brinkies We do have a most beautiful setting with the mountains surrounding us. I'm glad that you managed to get out and walk some of the trails. The many walks that lead from the hotel are one of our defining...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This property can’t decide whether it wants to be an upscale 5 star resort or a family friendly summer camp. Meals in the dining room are buffet style. It seems a bit pretentious to have a ‘no shorts’ dining room policy after 1830 when children...More

    Thank wwglobetrotr
    Response from CathedralPeakHotel, General Manager at Cathedral Peak HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your review wwglobetrotr We do have an incredible setting, with amazing walks/hikes all around us. I'm glad you had the opportunity to get out and explore some of the beauty of the Drakensberg. Guest feedback is really important to us, and we're...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    A family run hotel with exceptional services. The food was top class. The staff were all without exception friendly helpful and we had a great break. We went as part of the 'Golden Oldies Special'. Would love to return.More

    Thank Bert E
    Response from CathedralPeakHotel, General Manager at Cathedral Peak HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review Bert I'm sure that you've seen many changes to the hotel since 1976, and very few, if any, to the mountains surrounding us. They can only be as beautiful as you discovered them on your first visit? What incredible memories...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Great place to be with excellent services and buffets. Rooms are big but bathrooms need refurbishment. Pay attention when driving from Bergville to the site: kids are throwing stones to your car. Guides are ok . Tea time every-morning and afternoon for free.More

    Thank steph0808_12
    Response from CathedralPeakHotel, General Manager at Cathedral Peak HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review steph0808_12 We are investigating the experience you had on the way in to the hotel. It's simply not acceptable, and we will meet with the relevant authorities. Thank you for letting us know. Being located in a World Heritage Site...More

    Reviewed November 9, 2017

    It was our first time visiting the Drakensburg and Cathedral Peak Hotel. We were not disappointed by the beauty and tranquility of the surroundings not to mention the up close and personal encounters with the wildlife. Our hike to the trout farms was spectacular, but...More

    Thank Vanessa R
    Response from CathedralPeakHotel, General Manager at Cathedral Peak HotelResponded 5 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review Vanessa I'm so glad you had a fantastic stay with us. We are located in one of the most beautiful parts of the Drakensberg surrounded by mountains on every side. The 18 different walking trails we have are a defining...More

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    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
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    • Pool
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Golf course
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    • $212 - $317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
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    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Giants Castle Game Reserve
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    Heather T
    April 29, 2017|
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    Response from CathedralPeakHotel | Property representative |
    Good Day, the best way to get to Cathedral is self-drive from UShaka International Aiport, via the N3 from Durban if you follow the signs towards Durban, then take the Pietermaritzburg glide-off from the N3 follow the N3 all... More
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    February 2, 2016|
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    It is absolutely awesome! As there are no large towns or cities in the vicinity, there is very little interference to detract from seeing the stars in all their glory (unless the moon is out). On a clear night you can even... More
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    MishRoy
    January 21, 2016|
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    Response from CathedralPeakHotel | Property representative |
    Good Day, we have a kiddies entertainment program over all the holidays and long weekends. We have a games room for teenagers with various table games, and computer games, we also have horse-riding, putt-putt... More
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    "Some rooms require the guest to climb quite a lot of external stairs to gain access"
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    "They have an option of two bedrooms in one - perfect for kids or where a partner is a snorer!"
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    "Not sure about this one, depends what you want quietness or view"
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    "We prefer the cool thatched rooms with a view."
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