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 kilometers 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. Since the hotel first opened to guests in 1939, the van der Riet family has succeeded in offering warm hospitality, combined with exceptional service and value for money. In addition the hotel offers a unique conference centre seating up to 200 delegates, a quaint stone-and-thatch chapel, reception venues and honeymoon suites ideal for that country style wedding and/or honeymoon.
Whether your aim is a relaxed family holiday, conference or a romantic mountain getaway, the hospitable staff and management look forward to welcoming all guests to an unforgettable Drakensberg experience.
Cathedral Peak Hotel offers a wide variety of accommodation. All hotel rooms provide tea/coffee making facilities, heater, telephone, television and en-suite bathroom with both bath and shower.
The comfortable en-suite family 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 interleading family deluxe rooms are able to accommodate up to 4 guests in either twin or double beds.
Seven well-appointed executive/honeymoon rooms are set in secluded gardens. Recently refurbished to enhance their appeal and create a luxurious, intimate ambience, these honeymoon rooms all boast a king-size bed, LCD television, telephone, mini bar fridge, electric fireplace, underfloor heating, spa bath, and private verandah with breathtaking views of the Drakensberg mountains.
Superior rooms are newly constructed and very spacious elegant rooms. They are ideally situated in the hotel's beautiful gardens. Each room has an en-suite bathroom, tea/coffee making facilities, mini-bar fridge, flat-screen television, under-floor heating, telephone and private veranda.
The Mponjwane Presidential Suite boasts a fireplace, spa bath, steam bath, under floor heating, two televisions with full DSTV, air-conditioning and electric curtains opening onto a private verandah with spectacular mountain views of the Cathedral Peak range in the Drakensberg. 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.
Cathedral Peak 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 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 (a smoking venue) or relax in the comfort of Albert's Cocktail Bar with the ambience of a roaring log fire complete with separate smokers' lounge.
The stylish Hotel Lounge offers a quiet refuge from the day's activities.
Cathedral Peak Hotel guests enjoy free daily guided hikes (including walks to Bushman paintings and beautiful waterfalls). There are a choice of 18 different walks and hikes, ranging from gentle river-side ambles suitable for the whole family to the challenging hike and climb to the summit of Cathedral Peak itself. Bird-spotting enthusiasts can tick off some of the 121 resident species recorded. In addition there is archery, horse and pony rides, mountain bike trails (bikes can be hired), a marked jogging route, tennis, squash, bowls, outdoor chess, beach volleyball, paintball, badminton, floodlit mini-adventure golf, a 10m climbing tower, heated & cold outdoor swimming pools, fly fishing, quad bike riding and helicopter sightseeing flights.
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 panoramic Drakensberg 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.
There is an abundance of activities at Cathedral Peak Hotel to suit both young and old.