South African Hotels

Mont Aux Sources Hotel

Address
D119
The Cavern Road
Northern Drakensberg
KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa
Rating
Hotel Type
Family, Conference, Leisure, Resort
R1050.00SINGLE RATE
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The majestic Drakensberg in South Africa is known throughout the world for its incredibly beautiful geographical features and cliff faces that are one of the most impressive on earth. The 4-star luxury Mont Aux Sources Hotel lies right at the foot of these scenic mountain ranges, with the most remarkable 'Amphitheater' on perfect display from the hotel's terrace, where evening meals can be enjoyed. What more could you ask for in the perfect Drakensberg accommodation?

For years, people searched for the best places to stay at while visiting this world heritage place, and this Hotel offers absolutely everything needed. Luxurious accommodation, conference facilities with state of the art technology, the perfect backdrop for a wedding and the endless list of activities for families, nature lovers, and adventure seekers, this is the place to be.

Accommodation

The Standard Rooms offers all the amenities and facilities guests require including:

  • Double or two single beds
  • On request - some standard rooms have a private veranda
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath and separate shower
  • Wifi internet access in public and common areas
  • TV with selected DSTV channels
  • Air-conditioning and heating
  • Work desk and chair
  • Telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Tea/coffee making facilities.

Wining and Dining 

This Hotel offers visitors three different restaurants to dine at, guests can be sure to find something to suit their individual palate.

Dining Terrace

The pleasant outdoor dining area offers uninterrupted view of the majestic Drakensberg Mountain Range and the incredible Amphitheater. There are covered and uncovered seating areas and a light menu together with a variety of drinks on offer. Enjoy a cocktail or your favorite beverage while relaxing with the superb Drakensberg Mountain Range as a majestic backdrop.

The Elegant Thukela Bar

This country style bar boasts a balcony with picturesque views of the exquisite Amphitheater and Drakensberg Mountain Range. It has a lovely warm and inviting atmosphere. A popular gathering place for socializing and watching favorite sporting events on the large flat screen TV, visitors can enjoy a wide selection of wines, beers and spirits, together with a light menu.

The Gigaba Restaurant

Guests may take advantage of the buffet styled breakfasts and dinners on offer, and the delicious a la carte lunches at the Gigaba Restaurant. With signature dishes, like beef curry, guests can dine in one section that boasts an inviting fireplace, or another section which features the buffet tables.

Activities

  • Games room with pool table
  • Squash court and tennis court
  • Court for basketball or netball
  • Swimming pool
  • 18-hole putt putt course
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Nature trails
  • Mini soccer field
  • Outdoor chess
  • Volley ball
  • Dams for fishing.

Nearby Outdoor Activities

  • Hiking Trails: there many trails ranging from 1 hour, to 2 hours to 5 days
  • Fly Fishing: with over 20 fly fishing locations together with impressive collection of crystal clear rivers and dams, this is the ultimate fly fishing experience
  • Drakensberg Canopy Tours
  • Horse Riding: a variety of trails for the amateur rider to the more experienced riders, take advantage of this one in a lifetime horse riding experience
  • Amphitheater Golf Club: 9-hole course (soon to be 18-holes) and will spread over the beautiful Tugela river
  • All Out Adventures: climb Africa's highest wooden spiral staircase, free fall 17m on the King Swing, canopy tours, bungee bounce, Quad bike tours, paintball, and the new Kid's Adventure Zone.

Natural heritage

The pretty little town of Bergville, better known as the "gateway to the Northern Drakensberg," lies on the banks of the Tugela River, and is the main town in the Northern Drakensberg. For those heading up into the depths of the Drakensberg, this would be the town where you would need to stock up with supplies. There are supermarkets, banks, petrol stations and butcheries, and on the third Friday of every month, the Bergville town still holds local cattle sales.  The town is situated only 40km from the Amphitheatre.

Places to visit:

  • Royal Natal National Park with World Heritage Site (Amphitheater)
  • Tugela Falls
  • Spioenkop Dam Nature Reserve
  • Tugela Gorge.

Local Culture and History:

History: The Mont-Aux-Sources was given its name by two French missionaries, Arbousset, and Daumas, who between 1836 to 1846, pursued an exploration of the area. They found that several major rivers including the Tugela, which plunges into the world's second tallest waterfall, to which the source was the Mont-Aux-Sources range.

Bushman paintings: Boasting between thirty-five and forty thousand Bushman artworks, the Drakensberg has the largest collection in sub-Saharan Africa.

Battlefield Route KZN:
Dating back to 1873, the history of this land is that it has the highest concentration of historic battlefield sites in the Southern Hemisphere.

Below detailed information about the Mont Aux Sources Hotel is available.
For any queries regarding this hotel, you are welcome to contact us.

  • Air Conditioning
  • En-suite / private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater in Room
  • In room safe
  • Separate sitting area
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Writing desk

Restaurants

Bingelela Restaurant

The local hot spot is tucked away in Bergville, not far from the Mont Aux Sources Hotel and is the perfect for guests wanting to feast of contemporary and African dishes. A large wood pizza oven serves pizza lovers the best pizza in the Drakensberg, light lunches and a great selection of dishes to suite every palate.  This is not a place to be missed whilst staying in the majestic Drakensberg of South Africa.

Dining Terrace

This pleasant outdoor dining area at the Mont Aux Sources Hotel offers covered and uncovered seating areas with uninterrupted views of the gorgeous Drakensberg Mountain Range. Serviced by the Country Pub and offering a light pub fare menu, the atmosphere is casual and relaxed. Enjoy a cocktail or a glass of wine with your loved one or friends while admiring the beauty of the Amphitheater.

The Elegant Thukela Bar

This lovely country style bar at the Mont Aux Sources Hotel, with its warm and inviting atmosphere boasts a balcony with uninterrupted picturesque views of the exquisite Drakensberg Mountain Range. Featuring a large flat screen TV, it is a popular gathering place for viewing favorite sporting events.  Together with a wide selection of wines, spirits and beers, here is a light menu on offer which is the same as that of the Dining Terrace.

The Gigaba Restaurant

At the Gigaba Restaurant, breakfast and dinner buffets can be enjoyed. Lunches are offered with an a la carte menu. With signature dishes, like the chef's special beef curry, and warm atmosphere, there are two sections to this lovely restaurant. One side of the restaurant lies close to the buffet area, and the other side lies close to a beautiful log fireplace.

Nearby Outdoor Activities
  • Fly Fishing - over 20 fly fishing locations and an impressive collection of crystal clear rivers and dams
  • Hiking Trails - The park which is 2km from the hotel, has a number of trails ranging from 1 hour, to 2 hours to 5 days
  • Amphitheater Golf Club - Currently a 9-hole course (soon to be 18-holes) will extend across the Tugela river
  • Horse Riding - A variety of trails are available for the amateur rider to the more experienced riders
  • All Out Adventures - canopy tours, bungee bounce, climb Africa's highest wooden spiral staircase, free fall 17m on the King Swing, Quad bike tours, paintball, and the new Kid's Adventure Zone
  • Drakensberg Canopy Tours.
Onsite resort sport facilities
  • games room with pool table
  • squash court and tennis court
  • court for basketball or netball
  • swimming pool
  • 18-hole putt putt course
  • mountain bike trails
  • nature trails
  • mini soccer field
  • outdoor chess
  • volley ball
  • dams for fishing.
Natural Heritage

Sites not to be missed:

  • Tugela Falls
  • Spioenkop Dam Nature Reserve
  • Tugela Gorge.

Activities that are a must:

  • Hiking - this is hikers paradise
  • Swimming - crystal clear rivers and dams
  • Fishing - some of the best trout fishing
  • Picnicking - some beautiful spots for picnics and swimming.
Local Culture & History

The Mont-Aux-Sources was given its name by two French missionaries, namely Arbousset and Daumas. These two missionaries, who between 1836 to 1846, by pursuing an exploration of the area, found the several major rivers including the Tugela, which plunges into the world's second tallest waterfall, to which the source was the Mont-Aux-Sources range.

  • Bushman paintings
  • Battlefield Route KZN
Weddings

This Hotel is the perfect location for your dream Drakensberg wedding. The wedding organizers, with years of experience, will do everything to make your special day the most perfect day. With the Drakensberg Mountain Range and Amphitheater as a backdrop to your wedding, who could dream for more.

At the Hotel the following can be provided:

  • fully stocked and licensed bar
  • music
  • flowers
  • tables, chairs, linen, crockery, cutlery and glassware
  • wedding cake
  • specialized discount accommodation packages for your wedding guests
  • many culinary menu choices with custom options
  • hassle free assistance.

The team at the Hotel can also arrange the following for you:

  • book accommodation as required by guests
  • set up a menu tasting for the bride and groom
  • draw up a checklist to be followed
  • provide a professional service based on experience and knowledge of Magoebaskloof Hotel
  • post wedding feedback meeting, event wrap up and finalise bills
  • floor management during the set-up, reception and on the date of your wedding.

Additional services (extra costs):

  • florist
  • decor
  • cake and custom designer confectioneries
  • photography
  • gifts for wedding guests
  • DJ and live entertainment
  • audio and/or visual equipment
  • setting up of bridal registry.

Conferences

The well equipped conference venues at the Mont Aux Sources Hotel will make your event a resounding success. With a motivated and friendly conference team, a winning attitude and state of the art technology, be sure not to miss booking an event at the Mont Aux Sources Hotel.

Facilities include:

  • overhead projector and screens
  • lectern / podium
  • data projector
  • flip chart and white board
  • registration desk.

Extras (wherein charges may apply):

  • video conferencing
  • PA System
  • sound equipment
  • wireless network
  • business services (faxing and photocopying
  • PA System
  • video and monitor
  • karaoke
  • DJ and lighting
  • special stationery requests.

Conference Venues

Cebisana

  • Boardroom - seats 35
  • Cinema - seats 60
  • U-shaped - seats 25
  • Schoolroom - seats 40
  • Banquet - seats 40
  • Cocktail - seats 60

Zindla 1

  • Boardroom - seats 35
  • Cinema - seats 60
  • U-shaped - seats 25
  • Schoolroom - seats 40
  • Banquet - seats 60
  • Cocktail - seats 80

Zindla 2

  • Boardroom - seats 60
  • Cinema - seats 100
  • U-shaped - seats 50
  • Schoolroom - seats 80
  • Banquet - seats 100
  • Cocktail - seats 120

Zindla 1 + 2

  • Boardroom - seats 70
  • Cinema - seats 180
  • U-shaped - seats 60
  • Schoolroom - seats 120
  • Banquet - seats 160
  • Cocktail - seats 180

Ihlani 1

  • Boardroom - seats 35
  • Cinema - seats 60
  • U-shaped - seats 25
  • Schoolroom - seats 40
  • Banquet - seats 60
  • Cocktail - seats 70

Ihlani 2

  • Boardroom - seats 60
  • Cinema - seats 120
  • U-shaped - seats 80
  • Schoolroom - seats 100
  • Banquet - seats 120
  • Cocktail - seats 140

Ihlani 1 + 2

  • Boardroom - seats 100
  • Cinema - seats 200
  • U-shaped - seats 150
  • Schoolroom - seats 150
  • Banquet - seats 150
  • Cocktail - seats 200.

  • Childrens playground
  • Games Room
  • Hiking trails
  • Kid's Club
  • Lounge
  • Outdoor chess
  • Outdoor patio
  • Pool table
  • Restaurant
  • Secure Car Parkade
  • Squash court(s)
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis court
  • Volleyball field

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Air conditioning
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi connectivity in all rooms and public areas
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping service
  • Laundry services
  • Room service
  • Secure parking
Children Activities
  • At the Mont Aux Sources Hotel, there are many activities to keep the kids happy and busy.


    The selection of activities on offer will suit the whole family.

    • Games room with pool table
    • Squash court and Tennis Court
    • 18-hole Putt Putt course
    • Mini Soccer Field
    • Volley Bal
    • Nature Trails
    • Swimming Pool
    • Mountain Bike Trails
    • Outdoor Chess
    • Dams with Fishing

Available Rooms

Standard Room

# Rooms:
17

At the Mont Aux Sources Hotel in the scenic Drakensberg of KwaZulu-Natal, the lovely Standard Rooms are decorated in soft pastel hues with classic-modern furniture.

Standard Room features:

  • Double or two single beds
  • On request - some standard rooms have a private veranda
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath and separate shower
  • Wifi internet access in public and common areas
  • Laundry service
  • TV with selected DSTV channels
  • Air-conditioning and heating
  • Work desk and chair
  • Telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Tea/coffee making facilities.
Single Room R1050
Double Room R1450

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -28.650000

Longitude: 28.983334

Directions

DIRECTIONS FROM DURBAN:

- Follow N3 three km's past Estcourt Shell Ultra City.
- TakeR74 Colenso/Winterton off ramp.
- Travel through Winterton and Bergville.
- 30km after Bergville take Northern Drakensberg sign left.
- Follow the Orion Mont-Aux-Sources signboards from here.

DIRECTIONS FROM JOHANNESBURG:

- Follow N3 to Harrismith.
- Take off ramp marked Bethlehem R74/Phuthaditjaba.
- After 4.5km from Harrismith Inn turn left at signboard marked R74 Bergville.
- After a further 5km turn left at signboard marked R74/Bergville. - Watch carefully - this board can be missed.
- Pass Sterkfontein Dam and make your way down the Oliviershoek Pass.
- At the bottom of the pass turn right and follow the Orion Mont-Aux-Sources Hotel signboards.

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Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

4 Star

Memberships

  • AA Quality Assured Associate
  • First Car Rental

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