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Cathedral Peak Hotel

A superior Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel deep in the Drakensberg mountains of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Cathedral Peak Hotel is set in the beautiful Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park (World Heritage Site) surrounded by the majestic Drakensberg mountains in uninterrupted natural beauty.
Central Drakensberg | 4 Star hotel | 103 Rooms | 250km's from Durban | 400 Km's from Joburg | Golf | Conferencing
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A superior Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel deep in the Drakensberg mountains of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Cathedral Peak Hotel is set in the beautiful Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park (World Heritage Site) surrounded by the majestic Drakensberg mountains in uninterrupted natural beauty.

Whether you are with us on holiday, conference, or to enjoy an unforgettable honeymoon after your romantic wedding in our chapel, our service and hospitality assure you a comfortable and memorable stay. Surrounded by some of the world's most stunning scenery, this KwaZulu-Natal hotel resort accommodation also enjoys the privilege of an abundance of birdlife, plants and rock art.

These natural treasures, together with Cathedral Peak Hotel's many sport and recreational facilities, lure holiday-makers to this award-winning hotel time and time again.

Just 250km from Durban and 400km from Johannesburg, the famous Cathedral Peak Hotel is easily accessible to its many visitors from all over South Africa and abroad.

Accommodation

Cathedral Peak Hotel offers a wide variety of accommodation. The comfortable en-suite standard rooms and standard thatched rooms are ideally situated in the beautiful hotel gardens and can accommodate between 2 & 4 guests.

Very spacious deluxe suites have a private verandah and garden and the Inter-leading family deluxe rooms are able to accommodate up to 4 guests in either twin or double beds. All hotel rooms provide tea/coffee making facilities, heaters, telephones, televisions and en-suite bathrooms with both bath and shower.

The well-appointed executive/honeymoon rooms are set in secluded gardens. Each suite has been individually decorated to enhance its appeal and create a luxurious, intimate ambience. These suites all boast a large four poster bed, television, telephone, mini bar fridge, electric fireplace, underfloor heating, spa bath, and private verandah with breathtaking mountain views.

The Mponjwane Presidential Suite boasts a fireplace, spa bath, steam bath, under floor heating, two televisions with full DSTV, air-conditioning, electric curtains opening onto a private verandah with spectacular mountain views. The suite is decorated in warm textured hues with high quality finishes and sophisticated lighting. The natural surroundings are introduced into the décor and the guests will have the use of a private golf cart for the duration of their stay.

Facilities and Recreation

There is an abundance of activities at Cathedral Peak Hotel to suit both young and old.

The hotel offers a variety of outdoor activities including free daily guided hikes (incl. walks to Bushman paintings and specialist birding hikes with a qualified guide) horse-rides, Mountain bike trails (own bikes required), jogging route, tennis, squash, bowls, outdoor chess, beach volleyball, quad bikes, badminton, floodlit mini-adventure golf, 10m climbing tower, heated & cold swimming pool and fly fishing.

In addition, the immaculate 9-hole golf course situated on the hotel property offers alternate tees for an 18-hole game. The club house boasts rest rooms, a lounge area, pub (Philip's Pholy) and a terrace with spectacular mountain views - the perfect 19th hole. The length of the course is 5542m and the course is graded a par 70.

Cathedral Peak Hotel is also a welcome family retreat with a host of children's facilities including pony rides, a children's playground, jumping castle, heated paddling pool and trampoline.

The Hotel's many indoor facilities include table tennis, a games room, fully equipped gym with steam bath and a beauty therapist where you are encouraged to relax and be pampered with one of the many treatments available from Peak Performance Vitality Centre.

The hotel also offers a variety of hikes that cater far different fitness levels. Rates on request. Click here for more info.

Dining

The elegant hotel dining room offers an extensive buffet of superb culinary creations at both breakfast and dinner. All meals are personally overseen by the hotel's team of top-class chefs. A separate children’s dining room provides younger children with nutritious meals, toys and entertainment and the opportunity of meeting new friends (babysitters are available on request).

After dinner, enjoy a game of pool, darts or sport on the big screen in the well-known Harry's Bar or relax in the comfort of Albert's Cocktail Bar with the ambience of a roaring log fire.

Please note, Unless specified, specials will exclude Peak Periods. All are subject to availability. Supplier Terms & Conditions apply.

2 nights with Spa Treatments and a Helicopter flip. Add Golf.

Includes:

  • 2 nights Accommodation in a standard room
  • Breakfast and dinner daily
  • Mid-morning and afternoon tea/coffee and bakes
  • 20 minute Sightseeing Helicopter flight

From: R 4 540.00 per person sharing
From:
R 5 750.00 per single person

Valid until:
31 October 2015

Please note: Excludes Peak Periods. Terms & Conditions apply. Subject to availability.
Ref: 2242

3 night Summer Special

Includes:

  • Accommodation in a standard room
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Mid-morning and afternoon tea/coffee and bakes

From: R 3 530.00 per person sharing

Valid:
31 October 2015

Please note: Excludes Peak Periods. Terms & Conditions apply. Subject to availability.
Ref: 2242

Cathedral Peak Golden Oldies Special (Valid for pensioners over 60 only)

Includes:

  • Accommodation in a standard room
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Mid-morning and afternoon tea/coffee and bakes

From: R 4 540.00 per person sharing
From: R 5 750.00 per single person
Valid until: 31 October 2015
Please note: Excludes Peak Periods. Terms & Conditions apply. Subject to availability.
Ref: 2242

   
 

Cathedral Peak 2 night Golf/Spa and Helicopter Flight Package

 

From:

Golfers Price: R 3 665.00 per person sharing
Non Golfers price: R 3 530.00 per person sharing

Includes:

2 Nights’ accommodation at Cathedral Peak Hotel in a Standard room
Breakfast and Dinner daily
Mid-morning and afternoon tea and bakes
20min Sightseeing Helicopter flight

Golfers rate includes:

o Green fees for 1 Round of 18 holes
o Golf cart hire

Non golfers rate includes:

o 30min Spa treatment – Swedish Back, neck and scalp massage

Valid: 31 October 2015 (Peak season surcharges will apply during school holidays and long weekends)
Please note: Subject to availability at the time of booking. All meals and beverages not mentioned above and items of a personal nature. Excludes surcharges on the use of any sporting equipment hire. All extra activities and excursions. Tourism fee and KZN Conservation Service levies of R 30 per person per stay.

Please Note – Regarding the Helicopter Flights:

You can upgrade your Helicoper flights at an additional charge to any of the following flights:

Champagne Landing – a 15- 20 min flight, with a glass of champagne and orange juice at the top. Drink up the scenery. Ask us if you’d like us to arrange a picnic at an additional charge.
Round Trip – a 35-40 min flight taking you to some breathtaking waterfalls, to Cathedral Peak and then weaving in and out of the escarpment towards the Northern Drakensberg. You will then land on the berg with a glass of champagne and orange juice.
The Amphitheatre– a 60 min flight. Experience two amazing world heritage sites- Cathedral Peak and the Royal Natal Amphitheatre. The flight includes a landing on the berg with champagne and orange juice.
(seats up to 3 passengers).

DESCRIPTIONS OF INCLUSIONS:

ACCOMMODATION

Nestled in the unspoiled surroundings of the Drakensberg mountain range (a World Heritage Site) lies Cathedral Peak Hotel, one of South Africa's premier resort hotels. Just 250 kilometres from Durban and 400 km from Johannesburg, the famous Cathedral Peak Hotel is easily accessible to its many visitors from all over South Africa and abroad.

Standard rooms: These very spacious & comfortable rooms are ideally situated in the Hotel's beautiful gardens. Each room has an en-suite bathroom, tea/coffee making facilities, television, fan, heater, telephone and private veranda. 2 guests can be accommodated in either twin or king-sized beds.

SIGHTSEEING FLIGHT:

See Cathedral Peak by Helicopter with your 20min Sightseeing flight – Soar above the Drakensberg Peaks, you will get the opportunity to view truly breathtaking sights form a unique perspective.

GOLF:

Set in spectacular berg scenery the Cathedral Peak Golf coarse was designed and built by Roly Taylor with the collaboration of his well known brother, Reg. The course which has been termed “the thinking golfer’s course” was opened on 23 January 1996 by Dayle Hayes.

“Few courses in the World have a more spectacular setting and although it clearly has no pretensions to being a championship test, it must be added to the list of veritable gems among our country courses”

Club house hours: 07h30 – 16h30
Length of course: 5 412m
Club professional: no
Practice Facilities: no
Club shop: yes
Par for men: 70
Par for ladies: 71
68 was the original par when the golf course was built
Golf clubs hire available

Ref: 2345

From JHB
Take the N5 from Harrismith toward the Free State. Not far out of the town turn left onto the R712, and after about 8km, turn left again onto the R74. This route will take you past the Sterkfontein Dam, and down the scenic Oliviershoek Pass. Continue to Bergville. Just beyond Bergville, on the R74 to Winterton, turn right at the Cathedral Peak Hotel sign. After about 16km turn right to Emmaus/Cathedral Peak.It is approximately 31km to Cathedral Peak.

From Durban
On the N3, about 26km beyond the Estcourt glide-off from the N3 freeway (and beyond the turnoff to the Central Berg Resorts) take the Bergville/Colenso off-ramp. Turn left onto the R74 to Winterton/ Bergville. (Ignore the apparently shorter route from Estcourt through Loskop - a section of this road is currently rough gravel. Marked with a red arrow on the map.) Turn left onto the R600 in Winterton, and turn right after approximately 1km to Cathedral Peak. After 11km there is a T-junction. Turn right and almost immediately left to Emmaus/Cathedral Peak. It is about 31km to Cathedral Peak Hotel.

 

Cathedral Peak Hotel

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Aimed at those driving down from Joburg to Durban and are looking for a bit of a quiet break inbetween the two cities. 2 nights at Cathedral Peak in the central Berg and 2 nights at Elephant Rock in the Nambiti game reserve. Total actual drive time is 4 hours to Cathedral Peak - 90 mins to Nambiti and 3 hours to Durban.

Price for 4 nights accommodation and meals where included is R 5 500 per person sharing What you can add on: Helicopter flip over the Berg. Rhino Hunting, Cave painting

Aimed at those driving down from Joburg to Durban and are looking for a bit of a quiet break inbetween the two cities. 2 nights at Cathedral Peak in the central Berg and 2 nights at Elephant Rock in the Nambiti game reserve. Total actual drive time is 4 hours to Cathedral Peak - 90 mins to Nambiti and 3 hours to Durban.

Price for 4 nights accommodation and meals where included is R 5 500 per person sharing What you can add on: Helicopter flip over the Berg. Rhino Hunting, Cave painting

Aimed at those driving down from Joburg to Durban and are looking for a bit of a quiet break inbetween the two cities. 2 nights at Cathedral Peak in the central Berg and 2 nights at Elephant Rock in the Nambiti game reserve. Total actual drive time is 4 hours to Cathedral Peak - 90 mins to Nambiti and 3 hours to Durban.

Cathedral peak rates

Standard Room
Low Season: R 1 260
High Season: R 1 400

Superior Room
Low Season: R 1 360
High Season: R 1 500

Executive/ Honeymoon Suite
Low Season: R 1 680
High Season: R 1 820

Presidential Suite
Low Season: R 2 650
High Season: R 2 960

3rd Adult Sharing
Low Season: R 1 095
High Season: R 1 250

Child: 0 to 2 years
Low Season: Free
High Season: Free

Child: 3 to 6 years
Low Season: R 420
High Season: R 445

Child: 7 to 12 years
Low Season: R 685
High Season: R 745

Rates Include:
Dinner and Breakfast, mid morning and afternoon tea

Rates Exclude:
Tourism and KZN Conservation services fees, all meals and drinks not mentioned

First two people in a room are charged adult’s sharing rate, regardless of age.
2 night minimum policy applies on weekends.

Different rates apply for kids sharing in inter-leading standard rooms

** Peak periods and minimum booking dates from:

  • 21 – 23 March (min 3 nights)
  • 1- 6 April (min 4 nights)
  • 17 – 20 April (min 4 nights)
  • 25 – 27 April (min 3 nights)
  • 1 – 3 May (min 3 nights)
  • 13 – 15 June (min 3 nights)
  • All School holiday periods.