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Southern Sun Pietermaritzburg

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Dining (5)
Room & Suite (5)
45 New England Road Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg 3209 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
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Southern Sun Pietermaritzburg Boasting both a casino and a turf race course, Southern Sun Pietermaritzburg (previously known as the Golden Horse hotel) is the only hotel in Africa and one of a very few in the ...More world that is a true punters' paradise. Situated in KwaZulu-Natal's capital city, Southern Sun Pietermaritzburg offers an exciting world of entertainment and gaming set against the rolling hills of the beautiful Natal Midlands. The hotel is only 45 minutes from Durban, home to some of South Africa's most spectacular beaches. A perfect destination for the leisure and business traveller, this upmarket hotel offers a world-class stay with unsurpassed hospitality. It has 96 spacious en-suite bedrooms all elegantly decorated to include plush furnishings, data lines for laptops, telephones, room safes and satellite TVs. With two versatile, state-of-the-art conference venues that can be modified into various configurations and cater for up to 500 delegates, Southern Sun Pietermaritzburg is also a distinguished conferences and special events hotel. And, with views over the race course, these facilities make a perfect setting for a classic wedding, social function, corporate banquet or a conference. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Casino and Gambling
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$27 - US$32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Golden Horse Casino Hotel
Also Known As
Golden Horse Hotel Pietermaritzburg
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Pietermaritzburg
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Traveller (27)
Dining (5)
Room & Suite (5)
Pool & Beach (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

i enjoyed the stay at the hotel, i however did not like that there is no gym, something i discovered upon check in. i had to improvise and use the fire escape stairs. I also did some light exercise in my room, although the room...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The best and restful place for me , especially Evette who always helping us to make it a good one.I would recommend every one to stay . There is always something to do, whether with the kids or adults.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful experience at the Southern Sun Hotel Pietermaridzburg, it is easly accesssible from main road to town or shopping centres. I had a wonderful stay, the staff is also friendly, i love it.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was beautiful, but the noise levels were appalling! Just the simple "close of the bedroom door" left my headboard shaking! Guest services could not move us to a less noisy part of the hotel and if we got 2 hours worth of sleep,...More

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Thank MarissaR1278
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a classy hotel with modern finishes. If you like cleanliness, security and crisp fresh sheets, you will love this hotel. It is next to a casino but it was quiet enough for me to get a good night's sleep. The staff are friendly...More

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