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Overview of Golden Gate Hotel

Golden Gate Hotel

3.0 star property
3-star hotel in Golden Gate Highlands National Park with restaurant and bar/lounge

8.0/10 Very good

200 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Restaurant
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Golden Gate National Park, Golden Gate Highlands National Park, Free State, 9707
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Business centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Barbecue grills
For families
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Room options

About this area

Restaurants

  • Trout & Mallard - 9 min drive

About this property

Golden Gate Hotel

Golden Gate Hotel is a great choice for a stay in Golden Gate Highlands National Park. The restaurant is the perfect spot for a bite to eat, and after visiting the outdoor tennis courts for a workout, you can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. Other features include a snack bar/deli and a garden. Fellow travellers say good things about the helpful staff and restaurant.

Languages

Afrikaans, English, Zulu

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
The property is disinfected using an electrostatic spray
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 24 rooms

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cots (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Parking

  • Free on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • BBQs
  • Snack bar/deli

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities

Facilities

  • Garden
  • Outdoor tennis court

Accessibility

  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift

Languages

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Zulu

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker

What to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Jetted bath
  • Bath or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)

Stay connected

  • Desk

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

On-site venue – buffet restaurant.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Destination fee: ZAR 252.00 per person, per night. This fee does not apply to children under 3 years of age.
  • Resort fee: ZAR 00 per person, per night
This property is located in Golden Gate Highlands National Park. The destination fee comprises a national park fee required for entry.

Optional extras

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 210.00 for adults and ZAR 105.00 for children (approximately)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guest room doors are sealed after cleaning.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Golden Gate Hotel Golden Gate Highlands National Park
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Golden Gate Hotel Golden Gate Highlands National Park
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Frequently asked questions

Does Golden Gate Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Golden Gate Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Golden Gate Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Golden Gate Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Golden Gate Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Golden Gate Hotel?
You can check in starting at 2 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Golden Gate Hotel and nearby?
Practise your swing on the tennis courts. Golden Gate Hotel also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Golden Gate Hotel?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Trout & Mallard (4.1 mi).
Does Golden Gate Hotel have rooms with private hot tubs?
Yes, each room has a jetted bath.
Does Golden Gate Hotel have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony or patio.
What's the area around Golden Gate Hotel like?
Golden Gate Hotel is located a short 1-minute walk from Drakensberg Mountains.

Overall score and ratings

8.0

Very good

8.3/10

Cleanliness

8.0/10

Staff & service

7.6/10

Amenities

7.9/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.6/10

Eco-friendliness

6/10 Good

Thabiso, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Gem of a hotel in great natural setting
Great hotel in an amazing setting. Very friendly and helpful staff. Huge rooms with great views of the Golden Gate national park. We stayed 1 night, should have stayed more.
Ryan, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Daniel, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Great, except air conditioning was noisy and the food was bland.
Simon, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Stefanus J, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Johan, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

9 September 2022
A very good experience. Asked to upgrade room arrival and process was easy and willingly done. Buffet dinner very good.
Liz, 1-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

Nadia, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Wonderful place
Great and amazing place
Lorraine, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The mountain views
Excellent stay. Room with park and mountain view. Enjoyed the mountain hiking.
Thabo, 2-night trip
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