Welcome to Southern Sun Pietermaritzburg

Top-Rated Hotel at Pietermaritzburg’s Golden Horse

Situated close to the rolling hills of the KwaZulu Natal Midlands and connected to the Golden Horse casino and racecourse, the Southern Sun Pietermaritzburg hotel combines top-rated accommodation, great entertainment, and excellent amenities. 

From our Standard Rooms to our Presidential Suite, each of our 96 rooms and suites are well-appointed with elegant décor, air-conditioning, free uncapped WiFi, DStv, space to work and a modern en-suite bathroom.  Breakfast is included in room rates and two kids under 18 stay for free when sharing with adults. 

Cuisine variety includes 18-hour room service, café-style all-day dining at Vigour & Verve, unforgettable buffets at Rockafella’s, exotic dishes at Asian Fusion, and seafood at John Dory’s. Be entertained at Golden Horse casino and experience the history and thrills of Scottsville Racecourse, one of South Africa’s finest horse racing destinations. 

Our outdoor pool is the perfect spot to cool off, and you’re only a short drive from the KZN National Botanical Garden, the historic CBD, and the famous Midlands Meander. Four adaptable venues have space for up to 450 delegates and are well-equipped for all types of meetings and events. 

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