About Cathedral Peak Hotel
In recognition of its cultural and natural beauty, the Drakensberg mountain range has taken its rightful place on the international tourism stage with the proclamation of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park as a World Heritage Site. Nestled in these unspoiled surroundings lies Cathedral Peak Hotel, one of the Country’s premier resort hotels. 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. Surrounded by some of the world’s most stunning scenery, the hotel also enjoys the privilege of an abundance of birds, 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. When shadows reach down from lofty mountain peaks there is no better place than the hotel’s terrace from which to admire the view and enjoy a sundowner.
In addition the Hotel offers a unique conference centre seating up to 200 delegates, a quaint stone and thatch chapel, reception venuew and honeymoon suites ideal for that country style wedding and/or honeymoon. 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. The breathtaking natural beauty that surrounds the resort is unsurpassable, while the superb facilities available are both varied and comprehensive. Whether the aim is a relaxed family holiday or a romantic mountain getaway, the hospitable staff and management look forward to welcoming all guests to an unforgettable Drakensberg experience.
Accommodation at Cathedral Peak Hotel
Cathedral Peak Hotel offers a wide variety of accommodation. The comfortable en-suite Standard rooms with semi-private verandahs offer stunning views of the surrounding mountain range. The 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 boasting spectacular mountain views. The Interleading Family Deluxe Rooms are able to accommodate up to 4 guests in either twin or double beds. The suite comprises two comfortable double rooms separated by a sliding door and curtain. The first room is en-suite and the second room (including television) leads out onto the private varandah and garden with full mountain views.
All Hotel rooms offer television, telephone, heater and tea/coffee making facilities. The well-appointed executive and honeymoon suites are set in secluded gardens. Each suite has been individually decorated to enhance its appeal and create a luxurious, intimate African getaway 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 dècor and the guests will have the use of a private golf cart for the duration of their stay.