Search Directory

Weather SA

Affiliated Partners

Events Calendar



Fern Hill Hotel Featured

Fern Hill Hotel is perfectly situated just off the N3 highway from Durban to Johannesburg. It is an ideal stop-over destination well within an hour from the beach, the Drakensberg mountains, a game reserve, bushman paintings and the historical battlefields. It is ideally situated for a tourist visiting South Africa and in addition, Gion Poltera (owner) speaks several languages assuring that you may be greeted in your home tongue. Established restaurateurs and hoteliers, Gion and Karen Poltera, will ensure your stay is an unforgettable one. You will see why Fern Hill Hotel enjoys the accolade of having hosted Nelson Mandela when he visited and was awarded the freedom of Howick. Fern Hill Hotel has thirty bedrooms available for guests; they are all en-suite with a bath, shower and toilet. Some of the rooms have adjoining suites, some have separate bedrooms for children, and some have both. All are climate controlled, and all have: heating television radio Californian Oak furniture lock up safe hair dryers All of the rooms have sumptuosly soft carpeting and many have four poster beds. The reason for a variety of rooms emanates from the surrounding schools whose parents use Fern Hill for accommodation. Michaelhouse, Hilton College and St Anne?s College are just some of the many private schools in the area. Fern Hill's Presidential Suite is known as the Mandela Suite. Originally built to accommodate former President Nelson Mandela on 16 December 1996, the suite has since been upgraded and redesigned with a mixture of African and modern aesthetics. The room boasts a large master bedroom with a four-poster bed and ample space. The en suite bathroom has a standalone shower, contemporary glass basin and an extra-large spa bath with massage jets. The Mandela Suite has its own separate lounge area with plush leather couches, stocked mini bar, tea and filter coffee facilities, a gas fireplace and a window box seat. All of the suites artworks have been painted by hotel owner Karen Poltera to celebrate Mandela and the African charm that permeates the suite. Weddings Set in the heart of the KwaZulu Natal Midlands, Fern Hill Hotel is an idyllic setting for your wedding. With our 30 acres of park-like grounds and manicured gardens, it would be difficult to find a more suitable venue for your wedding even more so once you see our very competitive rates. Planning a wedding is often a stressful experience, but our highly trained staff and expert functions team have perfected the art of minimising stress during this your most important and memorable day of your life. Fern Hill Hotel can cater for weddings up to a maximum of 250 people if you use our Fern Theatre for your reception. We do, however, have numerous venues for smaller, more intimate weddings. Outdoor weddings are our speciality, and our garden gazebo has been the backdrop for hundreds of couples saying their vows.


Tripadvisor
Address
Tweedie, Howick, Howick, South Africa
Region
Kwa-Zulu Natal
Group Bookings
Featured
Yes
Meta Description
For more than twenty years, Fern Hill Hotel has been one of the most cherished places on the Midlands Meander.
Rate this listing
★★★½
1 vote
Favoured:
0
Map