South African Hotels

Champagne Castle Hotel

uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park
Winterton 3340
South Africa
Hotel Type

The hotel offers guests the perfect getaway in the Drakensberg of South Africa. This four-star family and conference resort offers guests a bright window to some of the most beautiful mountain ranges of the Drakensberg in KwaZulu-Natal.

This Champagne Castle Hotel mountain sports resort is within the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park which is a world heritage site. It also provides luxury accommodation, conference facilities and offers easy access to exciting attractions and activities to ensure a memorable stay. The hotel offers guests the best of luxury accommodation in the form of:

  • Standard Rooms
  • Deluxe Rooms
  • Chalets

Room amenities

  • Garden or mountain facing views
  • En-suite bathrooms with both baths & separate showers
  • Extra blankets & hot water bottles for those chilly winter nights


There are two conference venues of which the largest one is the uKhahlamba Room. This function venue can accommodate up to 120 delegates when setting up in a workshop style; the Reg Pearse Room is the smaller room which can accommodate up to 20 guests in a boardroom style. Both of the conference venues offer wireless internet and standard conferencing equipment.


There are exciting activities for guests to enjoy during their stay: events which are suitable for any weather and which cater for the whole family are available.

  • Horse riding and pony rides
  • Animal farm with a petting zoo
  • Trout fishing
  • Tennis courts, bowls, volleyball, badminton, croquet, rounders
  • Games room with table tennis, pool and football
  • Board games
  • Darts
  • Hiking trails.

Nearby Attractions

Guests are not short of choice when it comes to activities and attractions that are nearby. There are activities for the young and the old, the adventure seeker, and the nature lover.

  • The Falcon Ridge Birds of Prey Park
  • Dims Rock Art Center
  • Berg Adventure Golf
  • The Monks Cowl Country Club
  • Battlefields Tours
  • Drakensberg Canopy Tours
  • Helicopter Flips
  • Fours River Rafting and Adventures
  • Champagne Castle Adventure Center.

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  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater in Room
  • Housekeeping
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Terrace


Dining at the Campagne Castle Hotel

The Hotel boasts a beautiful 140 seater restaurant that serves a buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant features a sophisticated ambiance and the dress code requests that guests dress smart casual to provide for a wonderful dining experience. 

Meals served:

  • Breakfast
  • Morning tea
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon tea
  • Dinner

Spa Facilities

The Wellness Centre at the Champagne Castle Hotel in the Drakensberg, South Africa, offers some specialised treatments to help rejuvenate the body and mind. The Spa uses only the best of Dermalogica products which are friendly to all skin types. The hotel's exclusive wellness centre offers facial treatments, massages, manicures and pedicures to name but a few.

Big 5 Hikes

The Big 5 Hikes are the perfect activity for the outdoors person and nature lover. The Big 5 hike consists of five of the Drakensbergs most famous peaks. After completion of each hike, hikers receive a diploma of achievement. On completion of all 5 hikes, the names of the hikers are placed on the honor board at the Champagne Castle Hotel.

The 5 peaks include:

  • Matterhorn 1995m
  • Gatberg  2408 m
  • Amphlett 2620 m
  • Sterkhorn 2973 m
  • Champagne Castle 3373 m.
Horse riding and pony rides

The Hotel offers daily horse rides for riders of every experience level. Guests enjoy sunset horse rides under a Drakensberg multi-colored sky. There are also pony rides available for children to enjoy.

Sporting Activities
  • Tennis
  • Squash
  • Bowls
  • Volleyball
  • Badminton
  • Croquet
  • Rounders
  • Pool
  • Table tennis
  • Darts
Nearby Attractions and Activities
  • Falcon Ridge Birds of Prey
  • Berg Adventure Golf
  • Battle Field Tours
  • Drakensberg Canopy Tours
  • Helicopter Flips
  • Monks Cowl Country Club
  • Didims Rock Art Centre
Spa Treatments

The Wellness Center offers a number of treatments to help guests relax while on holiday.

uKhahlamba Conference Room

The uKhahlamba Conference Room is a spacious conference venue that offers breath-taking mountain views. This venue can accommodate 120 guests in a workshop style and 40 delegates in a U-shape or classroom setting. The venue has a curved veranda along the outside which offers the perfect setting for tea breaks, finger lunches, braais and private dinners.

Conference equipment:

  • Large drop screen
  • Flip chart
  • Microphones
  • Podium
  • Fixed data projector
  • Home theater system with video, dvd, cd and television
  • Wireless internet
Reg Pearse Room

This smaller Room can accommodate 20 guests in a boardroom style.

Conference equipment:

  • Drop down screen
  • Flip chart
  • White board
  • Wireless internet

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Conference venue
  • DVD Library
  • Hiking trails
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Nearby golf course
  • Outdoor chess
  • Pool table
  • Restaurant
  • Squash court(s)
  • Swimming Pool
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis court
  • Trout dam

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • Hotel Wi-Fi
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Housekeeping service
  • Massage treatments
  • Secure parking
  • Tours & Transfers on Request

Available Rooms


Deluxe Garden Facing


The Standard Rooms also offer guests the choice of either two single or one double bed and provide en-suite bathrooms equipped with a bath and separate shower.

Standard room features:

  • Umbrellas
  • Oil heaters
  • Television
  • Selected satellite channels
  • Hot water bottles
  • Safes
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Extra blankets
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
Single Room R2610
Double Room R2610

Deluxe Mountain Facing

The Deluxe Rooms provide only the best of luxury accommodation to which guests can choose between the option of a double or two single beds.

Deluxe Room features:

  • Gowns
  • Television
  • Telephone
  • Selected DSTV channels
  • Extra blankets
  • Oil heaters
  • Safes
  • Umbrellas
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
Single Room R2920
Double Room R2920

Deluxe Mountain View

Single Room R3070
Double Room R3070

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -29.047868

Longitude: 29.418640


Directions from the King Shaka International Airport in Durban to the Champagne Castle Hotel:

1. Head southwest 450 m
2. Take the 1st left toward Mdloti St 350 m
3. Turn left onto Mdloti St Toll road 1,7 km
4. Continue onto M65 Toll road 700 m
5. Keep right at the fork and merge onto N2 Partial toll road 28,9 km
6. At the interchange 165-E B Cloete, keep left and follow signs for N3 toward Pietermaritzburg/Johannesburg 1,6 km
7. Turn left onto N3 Partial toll road 182 km
8. Take exit 194 for R74 toward R103/Colenso/Bergville 550 m
9. Turn left onto R74 21,5 km
10. Turn left onto R600 32,2 km
11. Slight left Destination will be on the right 110 m

Champagne Castle Hotel
Central Drakensburg
R600, Winterton 3340

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On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

4 Star