From R1400 PPS

Fordoun Hotel & Spa

From R1400 PPS



Fordoun Hotel and Spa offers luxury 5 Star Accommodation in Nottingham Road in the scenic KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. Our fine dining restaurant, Skye Bistro, uses only the freshest local produce available and is open seven days a week for hotel guests and also visitors in search of excellent cuisine in a tranquil setting. We have a wide selection of Spa Treatments, Spa Day Packages and Overnight Spa Packages for you to enjoy during your stay at Fordoun Hotel and Spa.

Fordoun Hotel, located in Nottingham Road, the Midlands comprises twenty two luxurious, individually appointed suites with 3 categories of accommodation.

Weddings at Fordoun are a truly special occasion. With the hotel being able to offer superb cuisine, magnificent garden and interior settings for wedding photographs, a comprehensive menu of spa offerings and facilities, and exclusive accommodation in individually appointed rooms, we are able to ensure that your magical event runs like clockwork. We are also the ideal venue for bridal showers and honeymooners.

Fordoun is situated in the green pastures of a successful Nottingham Road dairy farm, which has a history dating back to the 1800s. The original farm buildings have been painstakingly adapted into the atmospheric and gracious Fordoun Spa, Hotel and Restaurant, in a fusing of state-of-the-art leisure and spa facilities with the timeless tranquillity of by-gone days.

Fordoun combines the attractions of an award winning upmarket boutique hotel and spa with a top class conference, wedding and event destination and a superior restaurant. Fordoun caters for resident guests of the hotel as well as day visitors during the week at the Spa. Skye restaurant is open to the guests throughout the week and weekend however booking is essential.

Guests can also enjoy gentle walks around the grounds, visit the herb garden of Dr Ndlovu, or ride on mountain bikes along designated routes through the Fordoun estate. Fly-fishing is available on three still waters on Fordoun, or, in season, in the pristine waters of the nearby Bushman's or Mooi River. Golf is available at the magnificent Bosch Hoek course or the new Gowrie course which are both just a few minutes away.


    Room Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Disabled
  • Internet Access
  • Mini Bar
  • Non-Smoking
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Television

    On Site Facilities

  • Airport Transfers
  • Baby-sitting
  • Bar
  • Beauty Treatments
  • Children Allowed
  • Internet Terminal
  • Laundry
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Secure Parking

    Local Facilities

  • Bar
  • Beauty
  • Biking
  • Entertainment
  • Fishing
  • Game Viewing
  • Golf Course
  • Gym
  • Hiking
  • Horse Riding
  • Shopping/Curios
  • Tours
  • Other


Additional Rates Info:
* Rates are inclusive of VAT, breakfast and free use of the pools, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi, gym and floatation pool at the spa * Double rates are per person sharing * No pets * 1% Tourism Levy is charged to the final bill * Children are not permitted in the Spa * Children are not permitted in Skye Restaurant after 18h30 * These are week-end rates, please enquire for our midweek rates


Sleeps 2

Our 3 Deluxe suites have a view of our rolling lawns and trout dam. Each room has a king-size bed, dressing-room area, bathroom with bath and shower, under floor heating in both bathroom and bedroom, air-conditioning, private balconies, tea and coffee-making facilities and mini bar area. All rooms have a TV and DVD player. The Deluxe rooms are our middle tier of rooms. What sets them apart from the luxury rooms is that they all have private patios with views of the dam. They are built from what used to be the homestead's stables and sheds for the original Aberdeen Angus stud herd. Like all our rooms they are individually themed and decorated.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2016       R 2000   R 1550
February 2016       R 2000   R 1550
March 2016       R 2000   R 1550
April 2016       R 2000   R 1550
May 2016       R 2000   R 1550
June 2016       R 2000   R 1550
July 2016       R 2000   R 1550
August 2016       R 2000   R 1550
September 2016       R 2000   R 1550
October 2016       R 2000   R 1550
November 2016       R 2000   R 1550
December 2016       R 2000   R 1550


Sleeps 2

Most of our Luxury rooms were converted from the original farmstead's sheds that date back to the 19th Century. Our luxury suites have a king-size bed, bathroom with bath and shower, under floor heating in the bathroom and bedrooms, tea and coffee-making facilities and mini bar area. All rooms have a TV and DVD player. There is also a double suite with wheelchair access and specially adapted bathroom. All rooms have an en suite bath and shower as well as separate vanity/changing areas. We also ensure that room temperatures are comfortable with under floor heating, and/or air-conditioning. Telephones, DSTV channels and DVD players are standard equipment. We have designed our rooms to offer practicality as well as being aesthetically pleasing.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2016       R 1820   R 1400
February 2016       R 1820   R 1400
March 2016       R 1820   R 1400
April 2016       R 1820   R 1400
May 2016       R 1820   R 1400
June 2016       R 1820   R 1400
July 2016       R 1820   R 1400
August 2016       R 1820   R 1400
September 2016       R 1820   R 1400
October 2016       R 1820   R 1400
November 2016       R 1820   R 1400
December 2016       R 1820   R 1400


Sleeps 2

Our Superior Mountain View Suites are individual units with majestic views of the Drakensberg. Each unit has a king-size bed, separate lounge area, TV and DVD, gas fireplace, dressing-room area, under floor heated bathroom with bath as well as indoor and outdoor showers, private balconies with loungers, air conditioning, tea and coffee-making facilities, a mini bar area, as well as wireless internet. Our Superior Suites overlook lush pastures and rolling hills towards the entire panoramic Drakensberg range. Sunsets over the mountains are spectacular. Our main design criteria when building the Superior Suites was to make the rooms spacious enough to accommodate a bedroom/lounge area. Flat screen TVs sit in their own wall-mounted mirror cupboards for neatness and space. Each room has a gas fireplace for added ambiance and to complement the air-conditioning which is for both heating and cooling. Water is heated by Heat Pumps to save on energy. There is under floor heating in the bathrooms and dressing rooms. There is also an IT corner with desk and connections in each of the dressing rooms. Bathrooms have double basins, bath and shower, plus a novel outdoor shower where one can enjoy the mountain views (but ablute in complete privacy). Like all of the Fordoun suites, each of the new rooms has been thoughtfully decorated by Micheline Bate

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2016       R 2450   R 1950
February 2016       R 2450   R 1950
March 2016       R 2450   R 1950
April 2016       R 2450   R 1950
May 2016       R 2450   R 1950
June 2016       R 2450   R 1950
July 2016       R 2450   R 1950
August 2016       R 2450   R 1950
September 2016       R 2450   R 1950
October 2016       R 2450   R 1950
November 2016       R 2450   R 1950
December 2016       R 2450   R 1950
NOTE: If a search was made without stipulating the month of occupation the rate shown on the search results page is for the lowest cost month and the least expensive room. Where pricing is "per unit" the Average Price Per Person based on maximum occupancy is used for the price range comparison. A search made for Homes and Villas however will always be based on the full daily rate of the unit irrespective of the number of people the unit sleeps.

Rates are deemed correct at time of publication and may fluctuate depending on supply and demand. Establishments maintain their rates online and any differences should be referred to the Establishment's staff. Quotations once accepted are binding.

Rates last updated: 16 January 2016
  • Booking Reliability
  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Average Response Time: 5 hours
  • Tourism Grading Council:
  • *****
  • Cards accepted by this establishment
  • American Express
  • Diner's Club
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

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R103 Nottingham Road, Midlands, KwaZulu-Natal, 3280

Map Fordoun Hotel & Spa in Nottingham Road  Midlands  KwaZulu Natal  South Africa

Guest Comments

Thoroughly enjoyed the entire establishment in every way.
I was, however, concerned about the casual attitude to checking out! The person involved was very pleasant but much too casual about the numbers. I had to correct her twice to get the account right - both times were in my favour - I could have saved more than R600 had I remained quiet.
I hope the owners have ways and means to audit / check all the calculations done by their reception staff - if not the business is at risk.

- Rob Goodall

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