About Fernleigh Lodge
Fernleigh Lodge is set in the leafy suburb of Morningside in Durban, South Africa. We offer reasonable day, week and month rates, including all meals and secure parking. Fernleigh has been owned and run by the Duguid family for nearly 90 years: it was established in 1924 by the Tunmers; the present owner's grandparents and has been handed down through four generations. Fernleigh is now run by Philippa, Tim and Gesa Duguid.
The lodge comprises of 95 rooms. We offer reasonable daily, weekly and monthly rates inclusive of all meals. For those that prefer the self catering option we now have two, star graded self catering units. There are 35 single rooms, 56 doubles, four twin rooms and the two self catering units.
Self Catering Units
We have four units that are suited to couples and / or business people. The units can accommodate two people or more (a sleeper couch is provided). We are in the process of converting more self catering units. The units are the latest addition to our 97 room lodge.
All fully air conditioned with private bathroom and kitchenette.
Safe off street gated parking
Is included in the price with a guard at our gates 24 hours.
Each unit has a safe, please inquire with management regarding the codes.
Is provided in our communal lounge where one can enjoy a coffee or cappuccino from our coffee machine.
• BBC Prime
• National Geographic
• Discovery TLC
• All sport channels
• SABC 1,2,3
• MNET Series
Unit 16 has a braai on the verandah and if occupying unit 52a please ask management to provide and show you where one can braai.
Located in front of the TV lounge and seats up to 35 people.
Open from 07h15 to 19h15, seven days a week, our tuckshop sells treats to toiletries.
Fernleigh has a Mini Laundromat and a washing and ironing service at your convenience for a reasonable fee. Enquire with management. Alternatively do it yourself and buy a token at the tuck shop. Irons and ironing boards are available in all our units .Washing lines are situated at the rear of most buildings. Fernleigh is not responsible for any loss incurred and or damage to clothing.
Rugby / football stadiums and Virgin active 1km away. Main beaches / casino less than 3km away.
Breakfast and other meals
Meals can be delivered to the room at a reasonable additional charge. However the meals are only served during the meal hours. Please place orders at least 15 minutes before start of meal times.
Fernleigh Gardens is situated within 1km of the new, Moses Madiba 2010 Football and Rugby Stadium. Its central location makes it easy to travel to either central Durban or Umhlanga / Gateway area. Lambert Road is in the Durban suburb of Morningside and is a safe area. We are in close proximity to Windermere shopping centre and the bars and restaurants of up market Windermere and Florida Roads. We are also on the bus / taxi routes that run regularly to city centre, beaches and Berea. A reasonable shuttle service to and from the airport operates nearby to us.
We wish you all a pleasant stay - The Duguids