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Fordoun Spa Hotel Restaurant

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We stayed in one of the two bedroom self-catering cottages, which were great. (My only negative comment would be they were perhaps slightly lacking in character.) We (family of 4, kids of 14 and 12) made extensive use of the free pool, sauna, steam room and flotation tank (the latter was great fun). We also paid for various treatments which...

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glchelin, Marketing Team at Fordoun Spa Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and we will pass this on to the chef at the restaurant.

Riga, Latvia
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Had a wonderful experience at fordoun spa. The lovely welcoming environment makes you relax on arrival. I had a fantastic massage in the spa and spent some time floating in the amazing flotation tank. I left the spa feeling completely relaxed and rejuvenated. The accommodation is comfortable and luxurious with beautiful views. I went for lunch at the Restuarant and...

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glchelin, Marketing Team at Fordoun Spa Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us and felt relaxed, that really is our aim!

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at this hotel a few times. Very friendly staff, nice surroundings and spacious, clean rooms. Supper at the restaurant was a dissapointment, over priced and not good. Bread heated to near boiling point in a microwave before being served. Vegetable curry seemed like some leftover veg thrown together in a spicy sauce for R100. Aubergine and lentil...

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glchelin, Marketing at Fordoun Spa Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Tracy Thanks for your feedback, I am really disappointed with your experience in the restaurant thanks for bringing it to our attention, we certainly don’t want guests looking elsewhere to be fed so it is rather disturbing, and pertinent that it gets our attention. The WiFi unfortunately is unstable and we are reliant on it being brought wirelessly to...

Dundee, South Africa
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We spent three wonderful nights at Fordoun for a family weekend away. As we were travelling with our son (4 years) we chose one of the superior rooms for extra space and weren't disappointed. Our spacious room was beautifully decorated, well appointed and had an unbelievable view of the Drakensberg. My mum and brother each stayed in one of the...

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glchelin, Marketing Team at Fordoun Spa Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and we are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We stayed as part of a wedding party for a wedding over the road. Mixed bunch of mainly English, we as a family live in SA. It really is an amazing place, beautiful setting, great food and really nice staff. It was my wife birthday and I brought a cake down from Johannesburg. I asked for a plate for it...

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Richard B, Owner at Fordoun Spa Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the lovely feedback, we really appreciate it.

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We loved this place. Our room/suite was absolutely stunning.Loved my own little personal library, the underfloor heating in the huge dressing room and bathroom, the huge shower plus outside shower and the view. The service we received was great - from reception to the concierge to the waiters - infact everyone we came in contact with. We even met the...

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Richard B, Owner at Fordoun Spa Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed 21 July 2016

We stayed in the self catering accomodation. It was beautifully decorated and had all the amenities one would require for self catering. Perfect to meander along the MIdlands. Accomodation was clean and had a fireplace for those cold days. Go for breakfast to Blueberry cafe opposite the accomodation. Didn't have time for any spa treatments. A place we would love...

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Richard B, Owner at Fordoun Spa Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback Sally. We appreciate your comments and hope to welcome you back one day in the summer.

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed for two nights in the luxury rooms outside the main complex, was very well appointed and spacious. Friendly staff and wonderful atmosphere. We dined both nights in room and ordered from the resturant - food was excellent. Spa was excellent.

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Richard B, Owner at Fordoun Spa Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2016

I only happened to stay a night on business, mainly because of unavailability elsewhere. any complaints - no. the service was impeccable and the rooms beautiful maintained, I had an evening meal and quite frankly it was the best steak I've ever tasted. The chef is awesome.Any bad points (and they are really clutching at straws and perhaps a bit...

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Richard B, Owner at Fordoun Spa Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your comments. We will keep in mind the bar times and we definitely have underfloor heating in our rooms to keep our guests warm during the chilly midlands winters. I will double check your room's heating facilities with our housekeeper and apologise that you were cold.

Potchefstroom, South Africa
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We stayed for four nights and loved the rooms, so spacious and the underfloor heating is a real luxury in winter. The restaurant is great with home made bread each day. The welcome was lovely with a glass of fizz in front of the fire and all the staff were so helpful and lovely. We booked several spa treatments and...

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Richard B, Owner at Fordoun Spa Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Lisa Thanks for your feedback it is greatly appreciated. My apologies for your experience up at the Spa! Please see my comments below as and explanation as to why things happened rather than an excuse as we have let ourselves down. If treatments are running late it is generally because other guests have arrived late, the policy should be...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Fordoun Spa Hotel Restaurant

Address: Nottingham Road | R103, Nottingham Road 3280, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Nottingham Road
Price Range: R1 821 - R3 580 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Fordoun Spa Hotel Restaurant 5*
Number of rooms: 17
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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