Sandford Park Country Hotel invites you to escape from the stress of city living, and take a breath of fresh air in the tranquil surrounds of Bergville, gateway to the Drakensberg.
Established in 1850 as a British garrison for troops sent to relieve the besieged town of Ladysmith, Sandford Park is located conveniently off the N3 between Johannesburg and Durban in Bergville. Sandford has 41 hectares of unsurpassed natural beauty and tranquility that 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 trails amid natural springs.
Guests can choose from 26 country thatched rooms and 24 modern rooms. The traditional are furnished in charming cottage style with picturesque garden and dam views. The country thatched rooms are furnished in charming cottage style with picturesque garden and dam views, and have thatched roofs to ensure that they are cool in the summer and warm in the winter. The modern rooms have contemporary fittings, have bathrooms with separate bath and shower and private patios with stunning views of the Berg.
Sandford has a dining room which can accommodate 100 guests and the pub has a folklore reputation as the “best in the Berg”. Brimming with charm and character, the watering hole reflects its 150-year history with memorabilia from passers-through who have visited this warm and unforgettable meeting spot. Conference and wedding facilities are available for a romantic Berg “I do” venue or a tranquil Berg business conference.