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Cathedral Peak House

Cathedral Peak House

A premier resort hotel welcoming everyone from honeymooners to families to conference guests, the long-standing Cathedral Peak Hotel upholds its fine traditions while providing modern amenities and exceptional service. Cradled in the World Heritage Site Drakensberg Mountains, the Cathedral Peak Hotel is one of South Africa’s finest vacation destinations. The hotel first opened its doors to guests in 1939 under the vision of Albert Van der Riet and is still a family-operated destination away from the normal tourist traffic. Only 150 miles from Durban and 250 miles from Johannesburg, the hotel has hosted guests from all over South Africa and the world.

Two luxury suites are situated in a private garden area and offer incredible mountain views. The Executive Honeymoon Suite is a thatched chalet featuring king-sized bed, LCD TV, stocked mini bar fridge, electric fireplace, under-floor heating, spa bath, and private veranda. The Mponjwane Presidential Suite is elegance at its finest, providing guests with a gas fireplace, spa bath, steam bath, under-floor heating, two televisions with DSTV, air conditioning, private veranda, and golf cart. A variety of other comfortable rooms cater to guests’ needs, including a standard room, standard thatched room, standard inter-leading room, and superior room.

Many indoor activities entertain guests of Cathedral Peak Hotel. The game room, fully equipped gym, table tennis, pool, and darts provide hours of leisurely fun. And the Peak Performance Vitality Centre pampers guests with a variety of treatments.

Enjoy a culinary masterpiece in the dining room while the children eat in their own children’s dining room, which is complete with nutritious meals, toys, entertainment, and new friends. Harry’s Bar, Albert’s Cocktail Bar, and Hotel Lounge offer venues for enjoying drinks and relaxing.

Outdoor activities cater to adventurers of all ages. Daily guided hikes lead guests to see San Bushman paintings, beautiful waterfalls, and the summit of Cathedral Peak. Birdwatching, archery, horseback riding, mountain biking, helicopter flights, flyfishing, quad bike riding (four-wheeling), and swimming in the heated or cold outdoor swimming pools provide opportunities to explore and play. In addition to the nine-hole golf course, guests also enjoy on-site tennis, squash, outdoor chess, beach volleyball, paintball, badminton, floodlit mini-adventure golf, thirty-foot climbing tower, and more. Children especially enjoy Cathedral Peak’s pony rides, children’s playground, jumping castle, heated paddling pool, and trampoline.

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