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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

My family and I have been visiting Cathedral Peak for 15 years, it has always stayed true to the great space, place, and environment it has always been. It is worth the trip, every time. Come do the hikes, enjoy natures beauty and the lovely people this area attracts

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

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your positive review following your recent stay at Cathedral Peak Hotel. It is always very rewarding to receive kind comments and these have been shared with our team. We look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back again very soon. Regards Management

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 19 February 2016

A wonderful stay in the most elegant and sophisticated locations in the Drakensberg area. Cathedral Peak exceeded our expectations in every respect. We stayed in a Honeymoon suite (Room 406) which provided the privacy and relaxation we had anticipated along with the luxury of breath taking mountain views from a private veranda. The food was divine throughout our stay with...

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

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your lovely review following your recent visit to Cathedral Peak Hotel. Your comments are very much appreciate and have been shared with our staff. We hope to have the opportunity of hosting you again soon. Regards Management

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 February 2016

The location of this hotel is absolutely amazing. Ive been to Drakensburg a few times and this resort definitely has the best view of the range. There are lots of different activities like Horseback Riding, Helicopter Rides, Quad biking, Golf and Hiking tours which offer a different perspective of Drakensburg's beauty. The room we stayed in was the Honey moon...

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

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your positive feedback on Cathedral Peak Hotel. Your comments are much appreciated and have been shared with our staff. The Hotel prides itself on its history and on this note carries out upgrades and improvements to the property and interiors on a regular basis, with soft furnishings upgrades on this year's agenda for...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Cathedral Peak for a weekend wedding. The scenery is absolutely stunning, it has the perfect location. We didn't have time to go hike but will have to go back for that. The location is what saves this hotel. The rooms really need to be upgraded though - the furniture is dated, the beds are worn out and...

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your constructive feedback. Cathedral Peak Hotel opened its doors in 1939 and the beloved "Grand Old Lady" of the Berg continues to receive regular updates, refurbishments and improvements. Our soft furnishings are receiving updates along with interior upgrades this year as part of our ongoing improvements plan. Thank you for your comments regarding the decor...

Colefore
Reviewed 11 February 2016

This was the second leg of our anniversary trip, and with the exception of the views and location was disappointing. On arrival was told immediately by the concierge to unload the car and move it from the front of hotel to car park. Not the friendliest of starts. Checked in and found receptionist welcoming and on finding our room found...

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

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your feedback. Your comments are constructive and appreciated as it is only from such feedback, that we can improve our standards and continue to offer service excellence to our guests. Training in service excellence is implemented internally on a regular basis and the comments you have made will be thoroughly investigated with the...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 11 February 2016

We last visited this hotel 5 years ago and could not fault it but this visit was not so amazing. Don't get me wrong it's still good but when such high standards are set they have to be maintained. For us the food although good for buffet dining was not up to scratch. I found it best to take small...

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your feedback following your recent visit. We are most concerned to read that you did not enjoy your visit. Your comments have been noted and addressed. Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback - this is much appreciated. Regards Management

Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Our party arrived tired after a wedding and were met by smiling faces and helpers to take luggage to the rooms. The hotel is well situated and has many facilities, or if you choose, to just chill. The food is excellent - probably to the detriment of your waist! Well worth a visit and will be back when I return...

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

Dear Guest Thank you very much to your positive feedback after attending a wedding at Cathedral Peak Hotel. Your comments are very much appreciated and have been shared with our staff. We look forward to the opportunity of hosting you again soon. Regards Management

Bourne End, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Half way through our stay here and so far am really enjoying the experience. It was a long drive from our initial base in Durban over 4hours due to roadworks on the N3 motorway near Estcourt. Have a beautiful deluxe room with a mountain view with a great bathroom with large walk-in shower plus bath. Amazing value for money with...

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

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your very kind feedback during your visit to Cathedral Peak Hotel. Your lovely comments have been shared with our staff and are very much appreciated and valued. We hope that you enjoy our beautiful surroundings during the balance of your stay and return many more times. Regards Management

Reviewed 1 February 2016

We stayed in Nov 2015 in the Cathedral Peak Hotel in Drakensberg South Africa It is a very traditional old English hotel. Founded in 1936. The rooms are excellent furbished and very comfortable. All meals as well as high tea are included.The buffet (breakfast and dinner) was the best I tried for a very long time. may be ever .......

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your lovely review following your recent visit to Cathedral Peak Hotel. It is wonderful to read such positive feedback from our guests and your comments have been shared with our staff. We look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back again in the near future. Regards Management

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2016

A huge disappointment. Though the hotel is well positioned, the staff are woefully inadequate. Have they ever had any training? Arriving in a torrential downpour, I was told to park across the road from reception (for some reason you are forbidden from parking next to reception) and when I asked for an umbrella, I was told that they were available...

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Dear Guest Thank you very much for your feedback on TripAdvisor following your recent visit at 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 have been noted and acknowledged with much appreciation. Cathedral Peak Hotel has built an excellent reputation of...

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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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
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Giants Castle Game Reserve
Price Range: $278 - $399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cathedral Peak Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 104
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“Get a room near the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles semsemsemsem, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent.”
  • great view when taking a chopper trip
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“superior room is perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles Joyce56_12, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Honeymoon Suites have fantastic mountain views”
 of 5 bubbles paulaP132KD, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“3rd Visit all in different rooms, which all have great views and are very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles patpD6414UK, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
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