South African Hotels
Address
R103 Nottingham Road
Mooi River
Natal Midlands
KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa
Rating
Hotel Type
Spa, Conference, Leisure
R1210.00SINGLE RATE
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The 5* Fordoun Hotel & Spa is positioned in the green pastures of a Nottingham Road dairy farm, in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands close to Pietermaritzburg. This Hotel has lots of History that date back to the early 1800s however the original farm buildings that construct this Hotel have been adapted to suit today’s modern life.

This Boutique Hotel has won many awards and provides guests with the most upmarket services and facilities from providing top - class conferences, weddings and events to offering a superior dining experience in the restaurant. It caters for resident guests of the hotel as well as day visitors during the week at the Spa. The Skye restaurant is open to the guests throughout the week and weekend.

Accommodation

There are 22 luxurious, individually appointed rooms, however, the hotel does not offer family rooms therefore guests traveling with children may book two luxury rooms inter-leading with each other.

Features and amenities:

  • Private verandas
  • Underfloor heating
  • Bathrooms each with bath and shower
  • TV
  • Tea/coffee-making facilities

Activities

  • Fly-fishing
  • Golfing: Two of South Africa’s Golfing Gems right on the hotel's doorstep
  • Karkloof Canopy Tours
  • Horse Riding
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Midlands Meander
  • Mountain Biking

Wellness Center

The spa includes:

  • Turkish steam and clay treatment room
  • A saline Floatation pool
  • Heated swimming pool
  • A gymnasium,
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Vichy shower
  • Hydrotherapy room
  • A couples’ treatment suite with hydrotherapy bath

Treatments available include:

  • Aromatherapy body and bath treatments, using exotic blends of essential oils to suit each customer’s needs
  • Indulgent Exotic Frangapani body wraps and Inkomfe African Potato healing wraps
  • Hydrotherapy baths and showers
  • Thalassotherapy seaweed treatments
  • Various massages, including Deep Tissue massage, Ndukuduku massage, Swedish and Aromatherapy

Products that contain indigenous traditional healing plants for both men & women:

  • Soaps
  • Shower gels
  • Massage oils
  • Bath salts
  • Creams
  • Sprays

Wellness facilities include:

  • Rasul a Turkish steam and clay treatment room
  • A saline Floatation pool
  • Heated swimming pool
  • A gymnasium
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Vichy shower
  • Hydrotherapy room
  • A couples’ treatment suite with hydrotherapy bath

Wining and Dining

The Skye Bistro is a fine dining restaurant boasting beautiful log burning fires in the winter evenings to watching the sun set from the veranda over the rolling lawns; the Bistro is the perfect place to have a relaxing sumptuous meal. There are farmhouse breakfasts and lighter lunches also on offer throughout the day. The restaurant designs their menu from fresh, local produce that is available at the time and offer a private wine collection from nearly 60 local wine estates, as well as imported French champagnes for those special occasions. It is open 7 days a week, however, the Hotel does suggest that you pre - book any reservations.

Conference Center

The conference center caters for up to forty business delegates, with quality equipment on hand and all the resources and facilities of the spa and restaurant nearby. The spacious main conference room lends itself to use for numerous other events and functions and boasts wonderful high ceilings.

Directions

Directions from Johannesburg:

  • 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 meters to the hotel reception.
  • (Traveling time approx 4 hours)

Directions from Durban:

  • 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 drive for 400 meters to hotel reception.
  • (Traveling time is about 1 hr 30 min)

Below detailed information about the Fordoun Hotel & Spa is available.
For any queries regarding this hotel, you are welcome to contact us.

  • Balconies
  • En-suite / private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • TV
  • Underfloor Heating

Restaurants

Skye Bistro

The Skye Bistro is a fine dining restaurant boasting beautiful log burning fires in the winter evenings to watching the sun set from the veranda over the rolling lawns; the Bistro is the perfect place to have a relaxing sumptuous meal. There are farmhouse breakfasts and lighter lunches also on offer throughout the day. The restaurant designs their menu from fresh, local produce that is available at the time and offer a private wine collection from nearly 60 local wine estates, as well as imported French champagnes for those special occasions. It is open 7 days a week, however, the Hotel does suggest that you pre - book any reservations.

 

The Spa

Fordoun Spa: health and beauty spa

The exclusive Fordoun Spa boasts a team of experts that include skilled masseurs, Reiki and Bio-energy specialists, a traditional African Healer and highly trained aestheticians.

The spa features internationally acclaimed treatments such as the rasul which is a Turkish steam and clay treatment room, a saline Floatation pool, heated swimming pool, a gymnasium, sauna, steam room, vichy shower, hydrotherapy room, and a couples’ treatment suite with hydrotherapy bath.

Treatments available at Fordoun include:

  • Aromatherapy body and bath treatments, using exotic blends of essential oils to suit each customer’s needs
  • Indulgent Exotic Frangapani body wraps and Inkomfe African Potatoe healing wraps
  • Hydrotherapy baths and showers
  • Thalassotherapy seaweed treatments
  • Various massages, including Deep Tissue massage, Ndukuduku massage, Swedish and Aromatherapy

Part of the holistic relevance of everything at the Fordoun Spa has led to the development of the Fordoun signature range of products, created in conjunction with Dr Elliot Ndlovu, herbalist and ethnobotanist, who is a traditional African Healer and Inyanga, and a director of Fordoun Spa.

Under his guidance, a number of products have been carefully created from indigenous traditional healing plants, especially for Fordoun. The range includes soaps, shower gels, massage oils, bath salts, creams and sprays, based on the theme of the seven Chakras and the seven colours of the rainbow. A luxury Eau de Toilette range, Ma’Ndlovu for women and BabaNdlovu for men, has been designed for both the local and export markets.

Fordoun also make use of Elemis an exclusive up market international beauty treatment range. Which we feel works well with the Ndlovu range and compliments our natural , South African range, Africology.

Spa facilities at the Fordoun Hotel, near Pietermaritzburg

  • rasul a Turkish steam and clay treatment room
  • a saline Floatation pool
  • heated swimming pool
  • a gymnasium
  • sauna
  • steam room
  • vichy shower
  • hydrotherapy room
  • a couples’ treatment suite with hydrotherapy bath

Spa treatments

Fordoun Spa: health and beauty spa

The exclusive Fordoun Spa boasts a team of experts that include skilled masseurs, Reiki and Bio-energy specialists, a traditional African Healer and highly trained aestheticians.

The spa features internationally acclaimed treatments such as the rasul which is a Turkish steam and clay treatment room, a saline Floatation pool, heated swimming pool, a gymnasium, sauna, steam room, vichy shower, hydrotherapy room, and a couples’ treatment suite with hydrotherapy bath.

Treatments available at Fordoun include:

  • Aromatherapy body and bath treatments, using exotic blends of essential oils to suit each customer’s needs
  • Indulgent Exotic Frangapani body wraps and Inkomfe African Potatoe healing wraps
  • Hydrotherapy baths and showers
  • Thalassotherapy seaweed treatments
  • Various massages, including Deep Tissue massage, Ndukuduku massage, Swedish and Aromatherapy

Part of the holistic relevance of everything at the Fordoun Spa has led to the development of the Fordoun signature range of products, created in conjunction with Dr Elliot Ndlovu, herbalist and ethnobotanist, who is a traditional African Healer and Inyanga, and a director of Fordoun Spa.

Under his guidance, a number of products have been carefully created from indigenous traditional healing plants, especially for Fordoun. The range includes soaps, shower gels, massage oils, bath salts, creams and sprays, based on the theme of the seven Chakras and the seven colours of the rainbow. A luxury Eau de Toilette range, Ma’Ndlovu for women and BabaNdlovu for men, has been designed for both the local and export markets.

Fordoun also make use of Elemis an exclusive up market international beauty treatment range. Which we feel works well with the Ndlovu range and compliments our natural , South African range, Africology.

Spa facilities at the Fordoun Hotel, near Pietermaritzburg

  • rasul a Turkish steam and clay treatment room
  • a saline Floatation pool
  • heated swimming pool
  • a gymnasium
  • sauna
  • steam room
  • vichy shower
  • hydrotherapy room
  • a couples’ treatment suite with hydrotherapy bath
Nearby activities & attractions
  • Flyfishing
  • Golfing:Fordoun offers the opportunity to enjoy two of South Africa’s Golfing Gems right on the doorstep
  • Karkloof Canopy Tours
  • Horse Riding
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Midlands Meander
  • Mountain Biking
Swimming

The Hotel has an outdoor swimming pool as well as an indoor heated swimming pool.

Gym

Guests staying at this Hotel have access to the on - site gym facilities.

Conference centre

The conference center caters for up to 38 people and is equipped with the latest technology. Guests also have the chance to make use of the on - site Spa facilities and Hotel restaurant.

 

  • Conference venue
  • Garden
  • Gym
  • Indoor Heated Pool
  • Lounge
  • Nearby Casino
  • Nearby golf course
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms
  • Wine cellar

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Concierge services
  • Health & Fitness Centre
  • Massage treatments
  • Porters
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up call
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments

Available Rooms

Luxury

# Rooms:
14

Luxury Room amenities:

  • Private verandas
  • Underfloor heating
  • Bath and shower
  • Dressing area
  • Television
  • Tea/coffee-making facilities
  • There is also a double suite with wheelchair access and specially adapted bathroom.
Single Room R1210
Double Room R1880

Deluxe

# Rooms:
3

Deluxe Rooms feature:

  • King-size bed
  • Dressing room area
  • Bathroom with bath and shower
  • Under floor heating
  • Air-conditioning
  • Private balcony
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Minibar
  • TV and DVD player
Single Room R1450
Double Room R2420

Superior

# Rooms:
5

Superior Rooms feature:

  • 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 shower
  • Private balcony with loungers
  • Air-conditioning
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Minibar area
  • Wireless internet
Single Room R2370
Double Room R3780

Fordoun Hotel & Spa Specials

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Guests staying the Fordoun Hotel & Spa in the Natal Midlands may enjoy a free night when staying four nights over peak period. You will only pay for three nights.

This offer is valid during the December peak season starting on the 12th December 2016 till the 10th January 2017.

Included in the rate:

  • Breakfast

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Subject to availability
  • Only valid for a stay of 4 nights or longer
  • valid on the weekends, public holidays and school holidays.
  • December peak season starts on the 12th December 2016 till the 10th January 2017.
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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -29.329209

Longitude: 30.030953

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Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

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Memberships

  • AA Quality Assured Associate
  • Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
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