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Fordoun Spa Hotel Restaurant

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

We loved our stay at Fordoun Spa Hotel. The scenery, accommodations, food and service was outstanding. Our room set the standard for luxury living. The spa treatments were sublime and the flotation pool a real treat. The service and attention to detail made for a very memorable stay. We will be back

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

Thanks for the wonderful feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back!

Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This is my second trip to Fordoun and it delivers, The rooms are fantastic and they really take care of everything right down to turning your bed down at night and leave a chocolate/nougat on your pillow and a bedtime story. You leave the spa feeling relaxed and pampered. The staff are all friendly and the food is always top...

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

We are so glad to have welcomed you back for a second visit and hope to see you again soon.

San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

If you can recall Nestle's logo of a bird feeding a chick in a nest, Fordoun hotel and spa could well qualify as the nest. Nestle's 100-year-old factory in Estcourt is only 20-minutes away from this tranquil haven in the Midlands. Fordoun spa is beautifully set in the hills of the KwaZulu Natal Midlands, the hotel and spa is a...

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

Thanks for the feedback Peter and we have made a note about the curtains.

Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Comfortable spacious rooms in a beautiful location near the attractions of the Midlands Meander - with world class spa and excellent restaurant . a real haven in well maintained and attractive gardens.

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

Thanks for the review Gill.

London
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We had a very enjoyable stay at the Fordoun Hotel and Spa. The staff are very friendly, the rooms and hotel are all well maintained and the setting is very tranquil. We stayed for a single night and opted for the Amore couples inclusive package including time in the Spa and an evening meal. We paid a nominal amount extra...

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

Thanks for your constructive comments and we are glad that you had a good time overall. We have made a note of your few issues.

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Reviewed 1 April 2016

The serenity, peace & quiet, attitude of staff, quality of food, the service, the professional service at the Spa and all this combined with table to table personal interaction of the owners' (Bates Snr & Jnr) elevated this establishment to a far greater level.

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

Thank you for the kind words and for taking the time to give us a review. We are always striving for that professional service.

Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

They really do know how to treat their guests. We found all the staff and management to be super friendly and very helpful. The restaurant food is first class! The rooms are very very clean and well looked after throughout your stay. They tick all the 5 star hotel boxes. We will be back!

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

We are so glad that you found your stay with us pleasant. We do try our best to keep high standards and it is always nice to hear this positive feedback from our guests.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Fordoun for the Midmar Mile weekend and it is certainly worth its rating. Great hotel and good spa after the swimming event. Personal attention from the owners and great innovative menu with good wine list made for a magnificent weekend. Highly recommended.

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

Thanks for the review Danie and we hope to see you again next year after the Midmar Mile

Pietermaritzburg
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Rooms are fabulous--every comfort one could want. Topside luxury rooms are extra comfortable--with great views over the midlands.Staff very helpful. Breakfast was great. However we ate ate dinner quite late and were disappointed-- veal fillets arrived without nut crumb pudding without promised cream--and when I asked the waiter why--he just shrugged and said the chef was not in the kitchen!...

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johannesburg
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

We were celebrating my birthday and decided to treat ourselves at this hotel. We booked our overnight stay here because of the SPA. On our way there we were discussing the treatments and were all excited! On arrival we were told that the spa is full and they cannot help us with any treatments. Oh my world, that's not on!!...

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Amenities

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  • 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
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • 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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