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Kimberley, South Africa
Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

What an old english clonial style charm setting hidden in the Drakensberg. All staff friendly and very helpfull in making your stay comfortable and enjoyable. Reception very helpfull and well informed about all the daily activities. We stayed in the exective honeymoon Suite...... fantastic with great views. Buffet dinner and breakfast well presented with a wide variety, tea and snacks...

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CathedralPeakHotel, Manager at Cathedral Peak Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your kind comments on TripAdvisor following your recent visit to Cathedral Peak Hotel. We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. The Honeymoon Suites are beautifully appointed with spectacular views of Cathedral Peak itself - a good choice of accommodation. We do hope to have the opportunity of...

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed October 19, 2015

This resort is a must! A heavenly hotel, magnificent views, fantastic rooms and everything wonderful. I had a large, elegant and beautifully appointed room with a fine view. Superb modern shiny bathroom. A large choice of activities on offer, every day. We did not have time to participate but I particularly enjoyed the morning and afternoon served to residents on...

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MountainHotel, Manager at Cathedral Peak Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback on TripAdvisor following your recent visit to Cathedral Peak Hotel. Service excellence is our main objective and response from our guests is vital in assisting to continually improve our standards. Your comments and suggestions are acknowledged with much appreciation and have been shared with our team. We look forward to...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed October 14, 2015

This place is sensational. The must unreal view of Drakensberg mountains - absolutely breath-taking scenery from every angle of the hotel. The food is DIVINE, don't even get me started on the deserts table with about 20 different delicious offerings. Friendly staff, loads of activities especially for kids during school holidays as they have a holiday programme. Cheap baby sitting...

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MountainHotel, Manager at Cathedral Peak Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest On behalf of the management and staff of Cathedral Peak Hotel a big thank you for your very kind feedback on TripAdvisor. Your comments are very much appreciated and have been shared with our team. We do hope to have the opportunity of hosting you again very soon. Regards Management

Johannesburg
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Cathedral Peak is one of those places where you can easily spend a week without getting bored. I spent two nights there with my family and it wasn’t enough. The resort is set in a beautiful location. We hiked, swam, climbed towers and ate delicious food. And when we were tired, we relaxed in our comfortable bedrooms and enjoyed the...

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MountainHotel, Manager at Cathedral Peak Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind comments following your recent visit to Cathedral Peak Hotel. Your feedback is appreciated and has been shared with our staff. We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. Regards Management

Kempton Park, South Africa
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Our overall stay was great. We were allocated a comfortable and quiet room with great views of the golf course on one side and Cathedral Peak on the other. The selection from the buffet was vast and the quality of the food above expectation. Add friendly and efficient staff, competitive pricing, the hotel has it all. We are already talking...

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MountainHotel, Manager at Cathedral Peak Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your positive feedback on TripAdvisor - your comments are greatly appreciated and have been shared with our staff. We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. Regards Management

Zug, Switzerland
Reviewed October 5, 2015

Go there for the location. You can start thousands of trips from there, and the Drakensberg is a wonderful place to explore. We just booked for one night and stayed 2 nights, we should thank the team to have found a place for us to stay one more night. It was no 5 stars, but after 10 hours of hiking,...

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MountainHotel, Manager at Cathedral Peak Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay at Cathedral Peak Hotel. Your feedback and positive comments are very much appreciated and have been shared with our staff. We do hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back again in the near future. Kind regards Management

South Africa
Reviewed September 27, 2015

Cathedral Peak is located in a beautiful location. We booked 2 nights for the Superior room for the Heritage Day long weekend. When we checked in, we were not told at the reception that we would be allocated a table for all the meals during our stay. It was so disappointing when we went for dinner at the first night...

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MountainHotel, Manager at Cathedral Peak Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to comment on TripAdvisor. All feedback is welcomed and appreciated. We are sorry that you did not enjoy your visit to Cathedral Peak Hotel. We have noted your comments and these have been shared with our team. Kind regards Management

Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed September 17, 2015

The landscape is just breathtaking, the air and water is naturally clean. The hotel is just spectacular. The service by the hotel team is just great, from reception, porters, chefs and waiters. I have not had enough of this World Heritage space,and I will be back just to experience more of this place I need to do the walk trails

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MountainHotel, Manager at Cathedral Peak Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your kind comments on TripAdvisor - these are very much appreciated and have been shared with our team. We look forward to the opportunity of hosting you again in the very near future. Kind regards Management

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed September 15, 2015

Although the drive there is a long and windy roasd, the views are just spectacular! The hotel,nestled in the valley in it's stunning setting can only bring a smile to one's face. A perfect spot to unwind even on a business trip. The birdlife, food and atmosphere surpasses all expectations...a true gem!

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MountainHotel, Manager at Cathedral Peak Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback on TripAdvisor. We have shared your kind comments with our team and thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. Kind regards Management

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed September 15, 2015

A stunning setting embraced with majestic mountains , most comfortable en suite superior accommodation kept spotless without intrusion, and an absolutely grand variety of buffet dining gave us many hours of pleasure together Well trained warm and friendly support staff attend to every need

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Dear Guest Thank you for sharing your kind comments on TripAdvisor. Your feedback has been shared with our loyal and hardworking team. We do hope to have the opportunity of hosting you at Cathedral Peak Hotel again in the near future. Kind regards Management

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center 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 Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center 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
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Giants Castle Game Reserve
Price Range: $197 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cathedral Peak Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 104
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“Rooms facing the incoming road had a beautiful view of the mountains.”
542patg, 6 days ago | Read review
“Ask for a non thatched room.”
  • Just one of the great views from the hotel
  • 6am and already 23c.
bobgoodsir, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Executive suites are worth the extra money.”
londonjaunters2016, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“All rooms are away from the main building and quiet. The superior rooms with mountain views are fabulous.”
487RichardF487, 5 weeks ago | Read review
“We had a ground floor room with French doors opening into a mountain view.”
DaveMacc, Mar 3, 2017 | Read review
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