We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Fordoun Spa Hotel Restaurant

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Fordoun Spa Hotel Restaurant
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

188 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 185: English reviews
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently stayed at Fordoun the night after our wedding in The Midlands, and it was everything we hoped for and more. Friendly, accommodating staff to welcome us, a spacious, comfortable and clean room and a wonderful breakfast to go with it. Highly recommended and such a beautiful location and setting

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Kimon G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an incredible stay at Fordoun Spa Hotel & loved every minute! Wished we could have stayed a week! Room 19 was spectacular! The decor & size of the suite was very generous & tasteful. We had our own patio to sip sundowners & admire a spectacular sunset over the Drakensberg. I especially loved the spacious bathroom & dressing...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank suewW3406US
Taba, Egypt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a weekend here and we had an incredible time being poked and prodded by the excellent and friendly staff. The rooms are stunning and the food sublime. The chef is a genious and luckily hasn't heard of counting calories!!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank steveyb37
Grahamstown, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fordoun hotel is set in the most magical place. The rooms are renovated farm buildings which date back to the 1800's. They have been exquisitely renovated and offer very comfortable accommodation. The breakfast was awful ( incl. long life milk in our tea 😖) but the dinner superb.......I highly recommend the pork and the lamb 😋

 Report
Helpful?
Thank BarbiCow
Secunda, South Africa
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We booked at the hotel on the 16th December 2016. My feedback is as follows: • The food was divine. We enjoyed every meal. • The staff was friendly and helpful. • We stayed at room 2 however I felt that the other rooms we stayed at before were better in terms of size. • The spa was a bit...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank DesAlw123
Ballito, South Africa
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Lovely Location and nice and clean. Restaurant very good and food excellent. Service ok not up to 5star rating. Spar a bit in need of TLC - grubby and not very professional. Definitely needs new staff This hotel is not child friendly

 Report
Helpful?
Thank crestdev
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I just said to my wife what should we rate them and she said "absolute five star I couldn't fault them on anything to tell you the truth" and that is the truth excellent stay highly recommended wonderful friendly staff and excellent rooms sense of history great outdoors and first-rate spa

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Mike D
Howick, South Africa
Reviewed 26 December 2016

This year we decided to have our family Christmas lunch at the newly built Fordoun Farm Village conference centre. Management and staff were very friendly and helpful. The buffet provided was very good with a variety of food available for all tastes.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank SandyD268
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 20 December 2016

My husband and i just got back from a 4 day anniversary get away at Fordoun. This is our 7th time at the hotel and to be honest it really still is the gem of the Midlands. We stayed in Room 8 this time, which was a massive room - beautifully decorated and so luxurious. The food at Fordoun, has...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank NikkiSewpersad
Ballito, South Africa
Reviewed 30 November 2016

If you like the personal touch, friendly people, relaxing, good food, unbelievable settings with huge farm style gardens and you enjoy Nottingham road weather then you have to go and spend a weekend at Fordoun Spa. I promise you that within few hours you will be so relaxed it will feel like you have been on holiday for a week...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank AldoErrico

103 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (87)
Viewed
Room/Suite (9)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (8)
Viewed
Bathroom (6)
Viewed
Dining (13)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Other (49)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (16)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Other (4)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Nottingham Road
2.5 km away
Brahman Hills Hotel & Spa
Brahman Hills Hotel & Spa
#2 of 2 in Nottingham Road
59 reviews
34.7 km away
Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse
35.5 km away
Protea Hotel by Marriott Hilton
Protea Hotel by Marriott Hilton
#2 of 8 in Pietermaritzburg
220 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
6.3 km away
Waterford Manor
Waterford Manor
#1 of 17 in Nottingham Road
120 reviews
4.4 km away
The Nottingham Road Hotel
The Nottingham Road Hotel
#3 of 17 in Nottingham Road
318 reviews
12.5 km away
Granny Mouse Country House
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

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
Room types
  • 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
  • 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: $189 - $403 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Fordoun Spa Hotel Restaurant 5*
Number of rooms: 17
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Booking.com, Hotwire, Orbitz, Cheap Tickets and Travelocity so you can book your Fordoun Spa Hotel Restaurant reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Fordoun Spa Hotel Restaurant staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question
over a year ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Fordoun Spa Hotel Restaurant staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“milk tart ice cream is a must...”
 of 5 bubbles steveyb37, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I really enjoyed Room 5, Rose room, because it gets alot of sun during the day. some of the other rooms can be quiet dark.”
 of 5 bubbles NikkiSewpersad, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The suites are magnificent. Treat yourself!”
 of 5 bubbles JoziGuy77, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“At this standard all room are great”
 of 5 bubbles angiep389, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“From what I could see all the rooms were excellent!”
 of 5 bubbles StephenC591, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
5 of 5