Fordoun Hotel and Spa

About Fordoun Hotel and Spa

This 5 star hotel is accessed easily via the N3 and is situated on nottingham road. The Fordoun Hotel is renowned for its excellent services and it's spa treatments. The hotel also features fine dining at their bistro which can be accommopanied by any of their wines which have been hand picked by the owner himself from local farms in the surrounding area. 

The Hotel offers accommodation in 22 luxury suites which are built from the original farmstead sheds and have been converted for modern day comfort.

Accommodation

The Fordoun Hotel features 22 luxury hotel individual hotel rooms in 3 room catagories. Most of these rooms are original farmstead sheds from the 19th century that have been converted. There is also a double suite with wheelchair access and specially adapted bathroom. Room facilities include:

  • king-size bed
  • en suite bathroom with bath and shower
  • under floor heating, air-conditioning
  • tea and coffee-making facilities
  • mini bar area
  • TV and DVD player

Activities: 

  • Golfing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Karkloof Canopy Tours
  • Horse Riding
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Midlands Meander - the renowned tourism route surrounds Fordoun
  • Clay pigeon shooting

Restaurant

The Fordoun is home to the 5 star Skye Bistro which offers fine dining and farm style breakfasts. The atmosphere is made more charming with the log burning fires and veranda from which the sun set can be seen. The restaurant offers lighter, cafe type meals, decadent treats and can also cater for the more health conscious. The wine collection consists of over 63 local wines which are all selected by the owner, Jon Bates and the kitchen is run by Chef Regis Drouet and his team.

Spa

The spa at Fordoun Hotel features a varity of treatments including massages, baths, body wraps, specialised treatments, facials, hand and feet treatments, waxing and tinting. The spa also offers consultations including traditional healing consultations.

Wedding and Conference facilities:

The conference centre at the Fordoun Hotel features facilities for up to 40 delegates including quality equipment, catering and the Fordoun Spa. The specious conference room is able to play host to a number of other functions and events including wedding and wedding receptions. Weddings at the Fordoun Hotel are picturesque as they are set near or in the expansive garden. Arrangements can include 5 star cusine, photography, spa specials and facilities as well as exclusive accommodation in the individual rooms.

 

Room Types

Fordoun Luxury Suite

Luxury Suites: Max Guests: 2 persons

The rooms 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. Temperatures are controlled with under floor heating, and/or air-conditioning. Telephones, DSTV channels and DVD players are standard equipment.

Fordoun Luxury Dam Facing Suite

Deluxe Dam Facing Suites Max Guests: 2 persons

The 3 Deluxe suites have a view of the 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.
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 the rooms they are individually themed and decorated.

Superior Mountain Suite
Superior Flower Suite

Superior Mountain Suites Max Guests: 2 persons

The 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.
The Superior Suites overlook lush pastures and rolling hills towards the entire panoramic Drakensberg range. Sunsets over the mountains are spectacular.
There is a seperate lounge area as well as 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. There is under floor heating in the bathrooms and 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). Decorated by Micheline Bates.

Self Catering Chalets at Fordoun

Fordoun Farm Village Self Catering. 1,2 and 3 bedroom Chalets

The Chalets are fully serviced with linen, bath towels), kitchen crockery, cutlery, cooking utensils and glasses. Excludes personal toiletries. One bag of charcoal and fire lighters is provided during your stay as well as a daily cleaning service.
All bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms with a bath and a shower. Please bring their own toiletries and extra towels.
Guests staying are welcome to make use of the Restaurant and Fordoun Spa, pre booking is advisable

Hotel Rates and Specials Offers

If you don't see a package type that suits you, let us know and we will do our best to put together or source the holiday you want.
Package prices Valid to: 28 February 2019
Rates excludes the 1% government tourism levy
These rates are based on luxury rooms and upgrade fees are applicable

Imagine a quiet getaway for two full of romance and delight. With tranquil surroundings, rose turndown in your room and a romantic three course meal at Skye restaurant. Inclusive in this package are treatments to bond and indulge in togetherness and commitment…

Weekend Rate (Friday & Saturday,
School and Public Holidays)
Midweek Rate
(Sunday - Thursday)
Single R 2 950.00 Single R2 580
Double R 5 200 Double R 4 450

    Package Includes
  • One night accommodation including breakfast
  • 3 Course dinner
  • Rasul (Clay and Steam Treatment)
  • Ndlovu Nourishing Swedish Massage
  • Romantic Turndown

You have said “I do” now say “I need” – Spend a couple of days recovering from the rigours of wedding planning and the event itself and relax, be pampered and enjoy each other

Weekend Rate (Friday & Saturday,
School and Public Holidays)
Midweek Rate
(Sunday - Thursday)
Double R 9 670 Double R 8 170

    Package Includes
  • Two night’s accommodation including breakfast
  • A 3 Course dinner each evening
  • Rasul (Clay and Steam Treatment)
  • Massage of your choice for 60 minutes (excludes the Afrique Gold Deep Moisturizing Massage, Pregnancy Massages and the Mio High Intensity Treatments)
  • Liquid Yoga Milk Bath
  • Floatation Session
  • Sparkling wine and fruit platter in your room on arrival
  • A Special Turndown

Amoré Package | 1 Night | R 4 810

A romantic evening for two love-birds indulging in pampering sessions and the enjoyment of delicious food!

Weekend Rate (Friday & Saturday,
School and Public Holidays)
Midweek Rate
(Sunday - Thursday)
Single R 3 160 Single R 2 790
Double R 5 560 Double R 4 8100

    Package Includes
  • One night accommodation including breakfast
  • 3 Course dinner
  • Royal Zulu Bath
  • Ndlovu Deep Tissue Massage
  • Phumuza iKhanda Massage (Head Massage)
  • Romantic Turndown

How you can become more positive and more effective, not only in your business and your work environment but in all aspects of your life…

Weekend Rate (Friday & Saturday,
School and Public Holidays)
Midweek Rate
(Sunday - Thursday)
Single R 6 380 Single R 5 340
Double R 10 870 Double R 9 370

    Package Includes
  • Two night’s accommodation including breakfast
  • A light lunch on one of the days
  • 3 Course dinner each evening
  • 2 x Floatation Sessions
  • Back, Neck and Shoulder Massage
  • Rasul Clay and Steam Experience (A stimulating ceremony of Zulu Clay and steam)
  • Aromatherapy Massage
  • Bio Energy Balancing consultation

How you can become more positive and more effective, not only in your business and your work environment but in all aspects of your life…

Weekend Rate (Friday & Saturday,
School and Public Holidays)
Midweek Rate
(Sunday - Thursday)
Single R 5 060 Single R 4 320
Double R 8 830 Double R 7 330

    Package Includes
  • Two night’s accommodation including breakfast
  • 3 Course dinner each evening
  • Rasul (Clay and Steam Treatment)
  • Hot stone Therapy Massage
  • A Special Turndown

Escape into an era of timeless moments at Fordoun, aiming to relax and pamper enhancing peace and tranquility within…

Package Rates
Single R 8 070
Double R 14 010

    Package Includes
  • Three Nights accommodation including breakfast
  • A light lunch on one of the days
  • A 3 course dinner on one of the evenings
  • Rasul Clay and Steam Experience (A stimulating ceremony of Zulu Clay and steam)
  • Aromatherapy Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Dermalogica Facial
  • Liquid Yoga Milk Bath
  • Ndlovu Nourishing Swedish Massage
  • Spa Manicure
  • Spa Pedicure

Everyone wants the chance to feel appreciated!

Weekend Rate (Friday & Saturday,
School and Public Holidays)
Midweek Rate
(Sunday - Thursday)
Single R 5 175 Single R 4 435
Double R 9 170 Double R 7 670

    Package Includes
  • Two night’s accommodation including breakfast
  • 2 Course dinner on one of the evenings
  • Terre’s D’Afrique Facial – Hydrating or Restored Detox
  • Back, neck and shoulder massage
  • Manicure

Treat the whole person - body, emotions, mind and spirit and create beneficial effects that include relaxation and feelings of peace, security and wellbeing.

Weekend Rate (Friday & Saturday,
School and Public Holidays)
Midweek Rate
(Sunday - Thursday)
Single R 6 060 Single R 5 320
Double R 10 830 Double R 9 330

    Package Includes
  • Two night’s accommodation including breakfast
  • A light lunch on one of the days
  • 2 Course dinner each evening
  • Aromatherapy Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Reiki
  • Rasul (clay and steam treatment)

Indulgent yet simplistic. A package offering a range of treatments assisting with stress relief and cleansing.

Weekend Rate (Friday & Saturday,
School and Public Holidays)
Midweek Rate
(Sunday - Thursday)
Single R 4 620 Single R 3 880
Double R 7 890 Double R 6 390

    Package Includes
  • Two night’s accommodation including breakfast
  • A light lunch on one of the days
  • Ndlovu Nourishing Swedish Massage
  • Royal Zulu Bath with Dr. Elliott Ndlovu’s herbal compound of Rooibos, lavender and African potato which is soothing for the skin and relaxing for the body.
  • Indian Head Massage

Enter Fordoun and step into the “Heart” of Africa, where you will hear the drum of your own heartbeat. With traditional African treatments, using the indigenous plants from the land, awakening the Spirit within…

Package Rates
Single R 11 070.00
Double R 19 460.00
    Package Includes
  • Four nights accommodation including breakfast
  • A light lunch on each of the 3 days
  • 3 course dinner on two of the evenings
  • Rasul Clay and Steam Experience (A stimulating ceremony of Zulu Clay and steam)
  • Royal Zulu Bath with Dr. Elliott Ndlovu’s herbal compound of Rooibos, Lavender and African Potato which is soothing for the skin and relaxing for the body
  • Ndlovu Nourishing Swedish Massage
  • Inkomfe (African Potato) Herbal Wrap with Vichy Shower and Marula Oil Application
  • Hot Stone Therapy Massage, using heated granite rocks.
  • Reflexology
  • Nduku Nduku Massage with Dr. Elliott Ndlovu’s Oils using traditional Knobkerrie sticks that invigorate and ease muscle tension.
  • Terre’s D’Afrique Facial – Hydrating or Restored Detox facial
  • Spa Pedicure

Treat the special woman in your life to a relaxing break they deserve..

Weekend Rate (Friday & Saturday,
School and Public Holidays)
Midweek Rate
(Sunday - Thursday)
Single R 3 295 Single R 2 925

    Package Includes
  • One night’s accommodation including breakfast
  • A 2 Course dinner in our Skye Bistro
  • Floatation Session
  • Manicure and Pedicure
  • Dermalogica Facial

With daily stress at home, looking after the family and carrying weight of baby in the tum. This package assists Mums to recuperate and give mum and baby moments to bond in harmony…

Weekend Rate (Friday & Saturday,
School and Public Holidays)
Midweek Rate
(Sunday - Thursday)
Single R 2 970 Single R 2 600

    Package Includes
  • One night’s accommodation including breakfast
  • A light lunch
  • Floatation Session
  • Juliet Armand Lucky Legs Lighten up (a 30 minute foot soak, exfoliation and massage for the lower legs and feet)
  • Juliet Armand Pregnancy Facial

How to get to Fordoun Hotel and Spa

Nottingham Road, Midlands, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

DIRECTIONS FROM JOHANNESBURG TO FORDOUN

Take the N3 Highway south from Johannesburg heading towards Durban.
Approximately 15km after the Mooi River Plaza toll gate take the Nottingham Road off-ramp.
At the stop street turn right heading towards Nottingham Road for about 3km and we are on the right hand side.
At the entrance to the driveway you will see a large sign on the wall reading: “Fordoun Hotel / Spa / Restaurant”.
Follow the driveway for 400 metres to the hotel reception.
(Travelling time approx 4 hours)

DIRECTIONS FROM DURBAN TO FORDOUN

Take N3 from Durban heading towards Johannesburg.
Take the Nottingham Road turn off, which is about 15km before Mooi River Toll Gate
At stop turn right and head towards Nottingham Road for about 3km and we are on the right hand side.
At the entrance to the driveway you will see a large sign on the wall reading: “Fordoun Hotel / Spa / Restaurant”.
Follow driveway for 400 metres to hotel reception.
(Travelling time is about 1 hr 30 min)