Premier Hotel Sani Pass (Southern Drakensberg)

Reopening 1 May 2017.

Premier Hotel Sani Pass is nestled at the foot of the Pass and on the banks of the Mkhomazana River with its fresh water coming straight from the Drakensberg Mountains. The hotel is a mere 19km from Underberg with a road built from the Lesotho border post via the Katse & Mohali dams to Maseru and the South African border post to Ladybrandt in the Free State. In addition, Premier Hotel Himeville Arms is also just 12km away.

Comfortable rooms near the Ezemvelo Nature Reserve

Premier Hotel Sani Pass offers comfortable rooms with its Ezemvelo Nature Reserve surrounds. The area is populated by Eland and plenty of hiking and biking trails for those who are adventurous at heart. A permit is needed to traverse the Ezemvelo Reserve and these are available at reception.

Ideal base to explore Sani Pass

Surrounded by mountains, the hotel is the base for 4X4 excursions up the Sani Pass, which can be reserved for guests at our reception desk. The hotel also provides access to horse trails up the mountain to Lesotho as well as shorter horse rides around the property and pony rides for children. The hotel has its own 9 hole golf course which is free for hotel guests as well as a host of activities which include: Swimming, Chess, Snooker, Bowls, Tennis, Volleyball, Squash, Putt-Putt, Fly Fishing and Bass Fishing.

Premier Hotel Sani Pass – known for natural attractions & activities

Guests can enjoy fishing as well as golfing, hiking, horse riding, tennis, bowls and squash at Premier Hotel Sani Pass. The River Glen Cheese Farm is a popular stop for “foodies” looking to explore local cuisine and produce. In Lesotho, visit an authentic Basotho Hut, learn about the Flag language of the huts and see how they live.

Guided tours are a must and whether you explore the area in a 4×4, on horseback or on foot; San Rock paintings, natural forests, waterfalls and indigenous flora and fauna are just a few of the discoveries that await you.


Booking a room can be done quickly and easily online, or alternatively you can contact one of our friendly consultants.

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Premier Hotel Sani Pass

Good Hope Farm, Sani Pass Road, Himeville, KwaZulu-Natal. PO Box 44, Himeville 3256

Tel: +27 (0)33 702 1320
Fax: +27 (0)33 702 0220

GPS Coordinates:
S29’39.299”S E29’26.683”