Situated with views of the Drakensberg Mountains, Sandford Park Country Hotel
is steeped in history with an eclectic mix of old and new.
Established in 1850 and used as a British garrison for troops sent to relieve the besieged town of Ladysmith, Sandford Park allows the history of the region to narrate the essence of the hotel.
Located conveniently off the N3 between Johannesburg and Durban 1 kilometer from Bergville, Sandford’s 41 hectares of unsurpassed natural beauty and tranquility takes advantage of the dramatic views of the seductive Berg.
Visitors are offered an opportunity to escape to a country style hotel, with activities from bass fishing and bird watching to nature walks.
The thatched chapel provides for a picturesque wedding setting amidst perfectly manicured lawns and a stunning rose garden. The chapel also doubles as a conference venue providing the perfect get away for a relaxed berg conference.
Accommodation at Sandford Park Country Hotel:
Guests are accommodated in 50 tastefully decorated and spacious en-suite rooms. With a choice between 26 traditional thatched rooms furnished in charming cottage style with picturesque garden and dam views.
The 24 executive rooms are finished with modern fittings, have bathrooms with a separate bath and shower, DSTV and patios with stunning views of the berg.
Facilities & Services:
- Honeymoon Couples
- Babysitting Service
- Laundry Service
- Ironing Service
- Special Meals on Request
- Conference facilities
- Wedding facilities
- Team Building
- Dining room
- Bar on the Premises
- Internet Access
- Fax & Photocopy Machine
- Fireplace on the Premises
- Xhosa / Zulu
- Games Room
- Hiking / Walking Trails
- Communal Television
- Swimming Pool
- Communal Satellite TV
Sandford Park Country Hotel Activities:
Sandford Park offers unsurpassed tranquility and natural, untamed beauty.
The natural habitats surrounding the dam provide a home for a variety of bird species and plant life, which our guests are welcome to enjoy through a wide range of activities, such as nature walks, bird watching, and fishing.
Other activities and facilities available include:
- Volley ball
- Swimming Pool
- Mountain biking
- Games Room with pool table, table tennis and darts.
- Variety of board games for those cold and rainy days.
Surrounding activities include:
- For historical buffs a trip to the Battlefields Area is a must.
- Spend a leisurely day horse riding on the Spioenkop.
- Visit the legendary San Rock Art Shelter at Didima.
- Rafting, Quads, Karting, Archery, Kloofing and Abseiling.
- Champagne Castle, Cathedral Peak and Royal National Park.
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Sandford Park Country Hotel Guest Reviews
Average Guest Rating:
out of 5
based on 4
Our room was ready and clean at the time of our arrival on Friday afternoon and was cleaned again on Saturday morning.The staff was very friendly. Meals were good, breakfast and dinner, worth every cent we paid. I will definetly recommend the place to friends and family.
Rating: Reviewed by Virginia Rees over a year ago
Excellent service and very friendly staff. Breakfast and supper was mmmmm... Would definitely visit the place again!
Rating: Reviewed by Nomakhosi Nhlapo over a year ago
The arrangement is good, but in the executive room it would be much appreciated if there was a fridge.
Rating: Reviewed by Elena Marracino over a year ago
Excellent for nature lovers and bird watchers.
Rating: Reviewed by Joseph Murray over a year ago