South African Hotels

Southern Sun Pietermaritzburg

Address
45 New England Road
Scottsville 3209
Pietermaritzburg
KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa
Rating
Hotel Type
Business, Family, Conference, Leisure, Casino

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The Southern Sun Pietermaritzburg, which was previously named the Golden Horse Casino Hotel is located within the Natal Midlands and is approximately a 45-minute drive away from Durban in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It is a unique combination of an equestrian racecourse, casino and hotel that offers the most comfortable accommodation to all guests.

Accommodation

The hotel features 96 rooms in total, accommodating 200 guests.

Features of the rooms include:

  • Mini-bar fridges and wall safes in suites
  • DSTV in all rooms
  • Direct dial telephones in all rooms
  • Complimentary Tea / Coffee making facilities in all rooms
  • Separate bath and shower facilities in all rooms
  • Two bedroom suites and Pegasus have separate lounge area

Facilities

  • 24-hour reception services
  • Currency exchange facilities
  • Major credit cards accepted
  • Secure paid to park
  • Disabled facilities
  • Babysitting facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box facility
  • Room service available
  • Laundry service available

Conference Facilities

With the most upmarket conference facilities in Pietermaritzburg, the hotel offers versatile conference venues with high-tech equipment. The Conference Center adjoins the Scottsville Race Course and the Golden Horse Casino Complex, with various venues catering for up to 500 delegates.

Standard conference equipment:

  • Lectern
  • Flip chart and two pens
  • Overhead Projector
  • Screen

Conference equipment:

  • PA System
  • Microphone
  • Photocopying services
  • Dance Floor & Staging
  • Carousel slides projector
  • TV & VCR
  • Data projectors

Conference Venues

Ascot Room:
Cinema: max 100; Banquet: max 50; U-Shape: max 30

Newberry Room:
Cinema: max 100; Banquet: max 50; U-Shape: max 30

Belmont Room:
Cinema: max 100; Banquet: max 50; U-Shape: max 30

New Market Room:
Cinema: max 500; Banquet: max 340; U-Shape: max 100

Dining Options

  • Boston BBQ
  • Café Cavallo
  • Silks Restaurant & Grill
  • Boston Derby Express and Dairy Way
  • Richard Tattersall's Bar

Activities

  • Scottsville Racecourse - racing on selected days including the featured Golden Horse sprints - late May or early June of every year
  • Golden Horse Casino - wide variety of slots and table games including the Maximillian R1 million slots jackpot
  • Midlands Meander

Directions

  • On Scottsville Race Course
  • 45 mins or 85 km from Durban CBD/Durban International Airport
  • 4 km from the Oribi Airport
  • 1 km from the city centre Pietermaritzburg
  • 15 minutes from the Midlands Meander
  • 2.5 hours from Central Drakensberg
  • 4 km from the Liberty Midlands Mall Shopping Centre

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  • Air Conditioning
  • En-suite / private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In room safe
  • Mini bar
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone

Restaurants

Restaurants at the Casino

  • Nino’s overlooking the casino floor, serving breakfasts, and a Mediterranean styled menu
  • John Dories Fish, Grill and Sushi Bar
  • the fast food court featuring Gallitos Chicken Village and the spicy Eastern Fusion fast food outlets
  • Milky Way ice cream bar

Swimming

The Hotel features an outdoor swimming pool.

Conference Venues

Standard conference equipment:

  • Lectern
  • Flip chart and 2 pens
  • Overhead Projector
  • Screen

Conference equipment for hire:

  • PA System
  • Microphone
  • Photocopying services
  • Dance floor & Staging
  • Carousel Slide Projector
  • TV & VCR
  • Data Projectors

Conference venues:

Ascot Room:
Cinema: max 100; Banquet: max 50; U-Shape: max 30

Newberry Room:
Cinema: max 100; Banquet: max 50; U-Shape: max 30

Belmont Room:
Cinema: max 100; Banquet: max 50; U-Shape: max 30

New Market Room:
Cinema: max 500; Banquet: max 340; U-Shape: max 100

  • Bar
  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Casino
  • Conference venue
  • Games Room
  • Golf course
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • Babysitting
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping service
  • Internet connection
  • Laundry services
  • Wake-up call

Available Rooms

Standard

# Rooms:
192

Hotel rooms:

  • 96 rooms - sleeps 200 people
  • 54 Standard queen bedded rooms
  • 20 Standard twin bedded rooms
  • 9 Deluxe king bedded rooms
  • 3 Deluxe twin bedded rooms
  • 1 Disabled twin bedded room with bath
  • 1 Disabled queen bedded room with shower
  • 4 Premier suites (king bedded – bed sitter)
  • 1 Two room suite twin (Executive suite)
  • 2 Two room suite king (Executive suite)
  • 1 Presidential suite (Pegasus king bedded)

Room amenities:

  • Mini bar fridges and wall safes in suites
  • DSTV in all rooms
  • Direct dial telephones in all rooms
  • Complimentary Tea / Coffee making facilities in all rooms
  • Separate bath and shower facilities in all rooms
  • Two room suites and Pegasus have separate lounge area

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -29.613369

Longitude: 30.399925

Directions

Pietermaritzburg (Oribi) Airport
Oribi Street
Pietermaritzburg 3205, South Africa

1. Head northwest on Pharazyn Wy toward Oribi Rd 450 m
2. Turn right onto Oribi Rd 2.1 km
3. Continue onto King Edward Ave 1.4 km
4. Continue straight onto Milborrow Rd Destination will be on the left 110 m

Golden Horse Casino Hotel
Milborrow Rd

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Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

2 Star

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