Southern Sun Pietermaritzburg

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Southern Sun Pietermaritzburg hotel features 96 rooms in total, accommodating 200 guests. With the most upmarket conference facilities in the area, the hotel offers versatile conference venues with high-tech equipment.

The hotel which was previously named the Golden Horse 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 and a hotel that offers the most comfortable accommodation for all guests. The hotel conference centre adjoins the Scottsville Race Course and the Golden Horse Complex, with various venues catering for up to 500 delegates

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


  • 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 of Pietermaritzburg
  • 15 minutes from the Midlands Meander
  • 2.5 hours from Central Drakensberg
  • 4 km from the Liberty Midlands Mall Shopping Centre


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

Facilities Available at Southern Sun Pietermaritzburg

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Conference venue
  • Golf course
  • Hotel Bar
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool

More Information on Southern Sun Pietermaritzburg

FAQs about Southern Sun Pietermaritzburg
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Southern Sun Pietermaritzburg are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

How much does a room at Southern Sun Pietermaritzburg cost?
The average rate for a night's stay at Southern Sun Pietermaritzburg is R2,030.00 to R2,030.00.
Where is Southern Sun Pietermaritzburg located?
The address of Southern Sun Pietermaritzburg is: 45 New England Road, Scottsville, 3209.