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Black Mountain Leisure & Conference Hotel, approximately 400 kilometres south-east from Johannesburg and 80 kilometers east of Bloemfontein, is situated in the heart of The Maria Moroka Nature Reserve which is home to Rhino, Buffalo, Wildebeest, Zebra, a host of different antelope species as well as abundance of bird life and overlooks the Groothoek Dam and the Thaba ‘Nchu Mountain, meaning “Black Mountain”.

The vast public areas are under interlinked pyramids, whose patterned walls and grey slate roofs fit perfectly into the surrounding landscape.

Public areas are interlinked pyramids, blending perfectly into surrounding landscape, with conferencing, pooldeck, Solarium and Moroka Restaurant part and parcel of its many facilities.

Black Mountain, previously Thaba Nchu Sun, is carved from a hillside of unspoilt bush.

Black Mountain overlooks a dam and 5 800 hectares of game reserve. A celebration of African traditional architecture, the design of the hotel combines luxury and elegance demanded of a sophisticated resort.

Public areas are under interlinked pyramids, whose patterned walls and grey slate roofs fit into the landscape.

The hotel has 118 en-suite rooms, all elegantly funished and decorated, in spectacular surroundings.

Dining facilities include a restaurant, terrace, Residents Lounge and several bars.

Leisure and sporting facilities include a fully-equipped gymnasium with sauna and jacuzzi, entertainment centre for children, sundowner cruises, fishing and a Solarium.

Conferencing at Black Mountain comprises 6 venues, with seating from 27 to 400 in a range of seating styles.
R425.00 pps

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Facilities & Services:

  • Babies
  • Disabled
  • Children under 12 years
  • Honeymoon Couples
  • Elderly
  • Airport Shuttle Service
  • Babysitting Service
  • Conference facilities
  • Wedding facilities
  • Team Building
  • Bar on the Premises
  • Restaurant
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Cots available
  • Parking (open and off-street)
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Mini Golf
  • Hiking / Walking Trails
  • Horse Riding
  • Swimming Pool
  • Playground
  • Tennis Court
  • Volleyball


Accommodation at Black Mountain ranges from standard twin rooms to a Presidential Suite. All rooms are en-suite, elegantly furnished and decorated, with private garden or balcony and unrestricted scenic views.

The luxury suites include a separate lounge and dining area, while the Presidential Suite also has a kitchen and guest cloakroom.

In-room facilities include:
- air-conditioning
- telephone
- 10-channel TV
- tea/coffee-making facilities
- hairdryers
- laundry, valet and dry-cleaning service

Black Mountain Leisure & Conference Hotel Activities:

Sporting facilities on-site include a swimming pool, Putt-putt course, tennis,fishing, hiking and birdwatching.

Nearby sporting activities include golf (in Bloemfontein, 80km) and Quad Bike Trails.

Leisure facilities include:
Game Drives in the adjacent Maria Moroka National Park
Sundowner cruises on the Moutloatsi Setlogelo dam
The Solarium, which opens onto a half-moon shaped sunny terrace, has one of the largest heated and aerated spas in the southern hemisphere, two massage rooms and two saunas
An 118-seater cinema offers some of the latest feature films.

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Black Mountain Leisure & Conference Hotel Guest Reviews

Average Guest Rating: 
  3.4 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. - View all Guest Reviews

I was pleasantly surprised with the quality of the accommodation, the service and the catering. The personnel are all well trained, helpful and friendly.
 Reviewed by Jasper van Breda over a year ago

We had the whole resort basically to ourselves. It is the resort’s “out of season time”. Spent most of the time in the Solarium (Jacuzzi) while the wife went for facials and massages that were very reasonably priced. Watched movies in the theater at no cost and the kidz enjoyed the put-put course at the hotel. Staff was very friendly, but slow other wise it would have been excellent !!
 Reviewed by Francois Du Toit over a year ago

Nice facilities. Bathrooms in the hotel rooms need renovating.
 Reviewed by Saajida Mahomed over a year ago

The location is very nice and the staff was very helpful, friendly and dedicated. We had problems with unavailability of room service, bad smell in the corridors leading to the room, no bar open at any time and none of the activity advertised at time of booking was at all available - for various incredible reasons... car broken, guide not there, etc.. Still we had a nice stay and enjoyed the location.
 Reviewed by Jean-Luc Nabeth over a year ago