Cathedral Peak Hotel

Country Retreat, The Drakensberg


The family owned Cathedral Peak Hotel is set in amongst the Drakensberg Mountains. With a rich history that dates back as far as the 1930’s, guests can be sure that the staff and owners here have really perfected the art of excellent hospitality. Surrounded by nothing but luxury and serene nature, you’ll have no choice but to relax.

More like a resort offering a number of different nooks and crannies for all events from intimate weddings to romantic weekend hideaways,  Cathedral Peak caters to every discerning visitors tastes. And with a special focus on reducing their carbon footprint and upholding their green status, guests will feel like they are contributing to upholding the beautiful surroundings too.


The accommodation at Cathedral Peak Hotel, a natural heritage site, has a wide variety of room types including standard, inter-leading rooms and suites. Each of these open plan and spacious offerings has been decorated with the natural mountain surroundings in mind and ensuring views of the magnificent surrounds are on offer, wherever possible.


The grounds of Cathedral Peak Hotel are vast and encourage guests to walk and partake in a wide range of activities on offer including hiking, trout fishing, mountain biking and horse riding. The Drakensberg region is home to many San rock art paintings and cascading waterfalls and hiking to these glorious attractions is highly recommended.  Private guides are also available.

Those looking to stay indoors can enjoy the gym and games room and relax in the steam bath after a game of table tennis.

This award-winning hotel also offers an elegant dining room, cocktail bar and after-dinner bar. 

Child Policy

Children of all ages are welcome at the Hotel, however no children are allowed to stay in any of the suites. Babysitting can be arranged in the evenings, as well as during the day.  


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