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Cathedral Peak Hotel - Upmarket hotel in the Central Drakensberg

Cathedral Peak Hotel lies nestled in the unspoiled surroundings of the uKahlamba Drakensberg mountain range (a World Heritage Site) and is one of South Africa's premier resort hotels. A paradise of fresh mountain air and exquisite surroundings, Cathedral Peak is renowned for its natural beauty. The Cathedral Peak Hotel is set in the beautiful Mlambonja river valley surrounded by the majestic Drakensberg mountains (recently declared a World Heritage Site) in uninterrupted natural beauty. Whether you are here on holiday, conference, or to enjoy an unforgettable honeymoon after your romantic wedding in their chapel, the service and hospitality will assure you a comfortable and memorable stay.

Accommodation at Cathedral Peak Hotel

Cathedral Peak HotelA wide range of accommodation is available ranging from interleading family rooms to private bungalows tucked away among the trees.   Tariffs are structured to suit all. All rooms have an en-suite bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities, and heaters, television and stunning mountain views. Each Executive/Honeymoon suite boasts a massive four-poster bed, its own television and mini-bar fridge, electric fire-place, spa bath and spectacular view of the mountains. Presidential Suite offers the ultimate in luxury accommodation.

Cathedral Peak Hotel Facilities

Cathedral Peak Hotel roomThe elegant dining room offers an extensive buffet, and superb cuisine, personally supervised by the hotel's top class chef. The late-night Harry's Bar provides a warm informal atmosphere to drink with friends or play a game of pool or darts. Major sporting events are screened here on a big screen. The inviting heated and cold pools with large lawns provide the opportunity for relaxing and sun bathing.

Weddings at Cathedral Peak Hotel

Cathedral Peak Hotel weddingsEnjoy your wedding in gracious elegance against the backdrop of the magnificent Cathedral Peak mountain range. Set in beautiful gardens and able to accommodate 80 guests, the quaint stone and thatch chapel boasts a magnificent view of the Drakensberg from the expansive window behind the pulpit. Cathedral peak hotel offers a choice of reception venues and a selection of superb menus.  The hotel's helicopter seats 6 passengers and offers photographers unique opportunities. Helpful suggestions, prices and information on wedding packages are available on request.


Nestling in the heart of the Drakensberg mountains, Cathedral Peak Hotel is the perfect setting for an unforgettable honeymoon. The well appointed honeymoon suites are set in secluded gardens and tranquil surroundings. Each suite has been decorated to enhance its inviting appeal and create a luxurious, intimate ambience. Every room boasts a massive four-poster bed, its own television, mini-bar fridge, electric fire place, spa bath and offers spectacular views of the valleys and mountains.


The unique and fully equipped conference center, offering various seating configurations for up to 200 delegates, is designed to cater for a wide variety of needs from large seminars to smaller management meetings. Resident conference co-ordinators assist with every aspect of organisation and supporting arrangements to ensure a successful and memorable conference. The three main rooms, Cathedral, Ndedema and Nyosi, have moveable partitions that enable them to be arranged in various configurations to suit individual needs.

A 'boardroom' and breakaway rooms, controlled heating or air-conditioning, secretarial assistance by arrangement, ample secure on-site parking and a superb selection of activities for partners or families of accompanying delegates are all available. Various theme evenings, gala dinners, champagne breakfasts, and braais, and helicopter flights are arranged on request.

Recreation & Leisure:

  • Horse and pony rides available daily
  • Golf - 9 holes with alternate tees for an 18 hole game
  • Tennis
  • Badminton
  • Bowls
  • Squash
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Lawn chess
  • 4X4 route
  • Trout fishing
  • Floodlit mini adventure golf
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Birdwatching
  • Health centre with gym, steam bath and beauty therapist.
  • Mountain climbs & walks
  • 10m Climbing Tower
  • Heated Swimming Pool
  • Jogging Route







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