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Fordoun Spa Hotel Restaurant

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Nottingham Road R103, Nottingham Road 3280 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the hotel midweek and an afternoon of pampering at the spa. Absolutely everything about the Fordoun is perfect! Wonderful rooms without need of anything. The spa is truly world class, relaxing and exceptionally professional services. Dinner was fantastic and I can seriously recommend...More

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Response from RichardB9009, Owner at Fordoun Spa Hotel RestaurantResponded 4 weeks ago

HI Corne Wow thanks again, this time for reviewing your whole experience. The chef will be delighted with the Michelin Star. Have a great end to 2018. Kind regards Richard Bates

Reviewed 17 September 2018

After a self-indulgent morning at Fordoun Spa, it was just about lunch and the easiest was to walk over to the restaurant named Skye Bistro. A very inviting interior with white and pastel greens the dominating colours - very soothing. The menu was quite interesting...More

Thank SantiM523
Response from RichardB9009, Owner at Fordoun Spa Hotel RestaurantResponded 4 days ago

Hi Santi Thanks for your review, it is much appreciated. I am sorry that you did not enjoy the Poke Bowl and that your felt our wines were expensive. Our house wine in a carafe starts off at R35, this gives you 250 ml. So...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018

We stayed with our children and some family at the hotel. Staff was friendly and help full. We had a great massage at the spa and spend some time at the swimming pool. We had dinner with family and some friends. Food and service were...More

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Response from RichardB9009, Manager at Fordoun Spa Hotel RestaurantResponded 16 September 2018

Thanks so much for choosing to stay with us for your special day.

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Definitely a very good place to visit, apart from a few issues at first.. they managed to rectify all issues and made our stay absolutely memorable. The food at the restaurant is incredibly divine! Thanks to the Fordoun team for a great time 👍🏼

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Response from Richard B, Owner at Fordoun Spa Hotel RestaurantResponded 3 September 2018

Hi Merlin Thanks for your feedback, we hope to see you again. Regards Richard Bates

Reviewed 22 August 2018

We stayed in the Village and could not have been happier with our choice - in fact, we ended up staying an extra day! The cottages are extremely comfortable and beautifully decorated in a clean, calming manner. It was a cold weekend but between the...More

Thank samyeo453
Response from Richard B, Manager at Fordoun Spa Hotel RestaurantResponded 24 August 2018

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We appreciate your comments.

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Fordoun, situated amongst the rolling hills of the KZN Midlands, was created and is managed with the goal that every guest should leave feeling uplifted, positive and relieved of stress. Converted from a More farmyard and dairy, this boutique hotel is an Ideal spa getaway and cultural experience, Fordoun boasts an oasis of relaxation and sensory bliss. This boutique hotel offers a convenient location, luxuriously appointed suites, some with expansive views of the entire Drakensberg range, friendly service, and a superior fine dining restaurant. Combining a hotel with a spa in a great setting like the KZN Midlands gives guests the opportunity to make the most of what both have to offer. As a Destination Spa, the underlying philosophy is that Fordoun is focused on positive energy and the enjoyment of life. Less
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Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
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Certificate of Excellence
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
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US$133 - US$294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Nottingham Road
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$133 - US$294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Nottingham Road
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27 July 2018|
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Response from RENARDANTWERP | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't think massages are included in the price. You need to pay this separately. When we booked the self catering chalet we did have free access to gym, heated indoor pool, sauna, steam-room and flotation pool.
Caron B
19 February 2017|
Response from glchelin | Property representative |
Hi Caron, We do serve lunch to visitors and our menu is available on our website.
10 December 2014|
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Response from AlwaysSafari | Reviewed this property |
We went with kids - they were made super welcome
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"All rooms are close and overlook beautiful gardens from a cosy little veranda"
4 weeks ago
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17 Sep 2018
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"Cottage 3 in the village (two people) has uninterrupted views"
21 Aug 2018
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"Chalet No. 8 was superb"
15 Jul 2018
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