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Mountain Shadows Hotel

  • Capacity: 62 people
  • Check-in: 12:00 to 21:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: Barkly Pass, Off the R58, Elliot, 5460, Eastern Cape
  • All ages welcome
  • From R880 per night (for 2 people)


The Mountain Shadows Hotel is situated among the picturesque mountains of the Southern Drakensberg Mountains in the heart of the Eastern Cape and offers comfortable accommodation in either 2 or 3 bedroom en-suite units. The hotel is located at the top of the Barkly Pass with a height of 1990 m above sea level, and is situated on the scenic R58 Route between Barkly-East and Elliot.

Perfect halfway house between Natal and Eastern / Western Cape.This country Hotel is ideally situated between the Inland of South Africa and the South Coast and Wild Coast.

The units are equipped with tea- and coffee-making facilities, electric heaters, electric blankets, and TV's. Guests can make use of the communal lounge with a big-screen TV and 3 fireplaces, and also have access to the dining room and bar, all located in the main building. The hotel offers conference facilities and is an ideal venue for training groups, motivational conferences and company getaways.

The capable kitchen staff are on hand to provide optional English breakfasts, a la carte lunches, 4-course buffet dinners, food parcels for travelling guests on request, and refreshments during conferences on request.

The hotel offers activities for guests to enjoy such as 3 different 1 day walking trails, routes for quad and mountain bikes, fly fishing, and bird watching. Escape from the noise and bustle of everyday life and breathe in the fresh mountain air whilst experiencing country style hospitality.


Braai Area
Pets by Arrangement
Wheelchair Friendly
Secure Parking
Conferencing Facilities


  • Bar
  • Braai Area
  • Laundry Service
  • Pets by Arrangement
  • Serviced Daily
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Conferencing Facilities

Activities Onsite

  • Bird Watching

Activities Nearby

  • Fly Fishing
  • Bird Watching

Languages Spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa

Meal Types Offered

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Dinner By Arrangement
  • Lunch
  • Teas
  • Meals By Arrangement

Conferencing Facilities

  • Flip Charts
  • Whiteboards
  • Television

Parking Facilities

  • Secure Parking

Payments Accepted Onsite

  • Electronic Bank Transfer

Review Summary

4.6 out of 5from 21 reviews for Mountain Shadows Hotel
Value for money


  • Barkly Pass, Off the R58, Elliot, 5460, Eastern Cape
  • Guests think Mountain Shadows Hotel is in an excellent location
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  • Capacity: 62 people
  • Check-in: 12:00 to 21:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: Barkly Pass, Off the R58, Elliot, 5460, Eastern Cape
  • All ages welcome From R880  per night (for 2 people) 21 5 1 5 Barkly Pass Off the R58 5460 Eastern Cape 0860 022 102 12:00-21:00 10:00 -31.203820871715 27.838656708664
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