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Cathedral Peak Hotel

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  • Excellent55%
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“cathedral peak”(169 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly let me set the context. We are English, we like like good quality and stayed in the honeymoon suite with mountain views. The setting is fantastic with amazing views of the mountains. The drive in is amazing passing through the Zulu villages in the...More

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

Thank you for your review, ApplegarthWarrington As you point out, the last 40 minutes of the drive to the hotel is beautiful. With the mountains growing larger as you get closer, the stunning river, and the villages. We are fortunate to be located in the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fantastic position within the mountain range itself. Ok the weather was disappointing raining heavily every afternoon for three days (one of each pair of boots came back from the drying room wetter than they’d entered?!) but the hotel felt lacking as well. We have...More

Thank magsb200
Response from CathedralPeakHotel, General Manager at Cathedral Peak HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review magsb200 We do have an incredible location in the magnificent Drakensberg, surrounded by mountains on all side. I'm glad the rain didn't prevent you from getting out and exploring. I do apologise for your boots not drying. I have asked...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A unique experience in an unrivalled position. Words (and pictures) cannot adequately describe the Cathedral Peak Hotel experience, from the ever changing views to the long list of activities on offer - most notably the mountain walks which are varied according to ability. The staff...More

Thank JOgger001
Response from CathedralPeakHotel, General Manager at Cathedral Peak HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review JOgger001 Wiseman certainly is a beautiful person. And you're quite right, there must be people all over the world who have fond thoughts and memories of him. We are extremely fortunate to be located in this part of the Drakensberg,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, our daughter and myself spent 3 lovely and relaxing days at the Cathedral Peak Hotel. We had an inter-leading room which worked very well. The room was clean, well maintained and spacious. The only gripe there is that the walls are very thin...More

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

Thank you for your review pagalbraith I'm so glad you had the opportunity to go on a helicopter flight. It is a magnificent way to see the beauty of the mountains that surround us. You clearly are an adventurous family, and I'm sure the multiple...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a lovely weekend at Cathedral. Food, service and scenery all really good. The fridge leaked in our room a bit but when we reported it and it was seen to immediatly. Loved the buck wandering around hotel and our helicopther flip was absolultely...More

Thank Alexandramary2015
Response from CathedralPeakHotel, General Manager at Cathedral Peak HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Alexandramary2015 A helicopter flip in this area does give one an incredibly beautiful perspective. It's definitely an experience I wish for all of our guests. In a hotel this size, there are those moments when things don't work as they...More

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Bar/Lounge
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Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
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Business Center with Internet Access
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Nozuko M
January 7, 2018|
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Response from peterjohn17 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the hotel offers an extensive list of daily activities both for adults and children. I suggest that you forward your query directly to them
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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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Response from astute_travellerSA | Reviewed this property |
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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"All types of room available, as far as we are aware"
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"Easy walk from the family rooms to the main amenaties in the hotel"
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"We enjoy the views and the visits by the resident buck"
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"Superior rooms are fantastic (and if you have kids you can request inter-leading doors)"
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