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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Such a great place to chill out and relax. Wonderful staff willing to do anything for you with a smile on their face. Owners always present and very chatty. Would recommend this hotel as a great location and very peaceful.

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

Thanks for the lovely feedback.

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I am so in love with this place! It is like a lil piece of heaven, on earth. We booked in for a few days at the farm cottages and I was blown away! The cottages are so beautiful with amazing tasteful décor. I loved the modern up to date look and the attention to detail in every aspect. The...

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

Thank you for the wonderful feedback! We are so glad that you enjoyed yourself and we hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The setting is pastoral and beautiful. We felt relaxed just going up the driveway. The room was spacious and the bed comfortable. The huge tub was perfect for a relaxing soak. The staff are friendly and the food very good. Attention to detail was excellent - an example is a French Press coffee maker in our room!

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We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and felt relaxed, that makes us happy!

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 20 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.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • 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: $179 - $362 (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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