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Fairmont Zimbali Resort

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Overview
Fairmont Estate, Zimbali, Dolphin Coast 4420, Ballito 4422 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
5 Star accommodation
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Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Spa
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Golf course
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
154
Price range
US$173 - US$888 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Fairmont Zimbali Hotel Ballito
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ballito
Location
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Contact
Fairmont Estate, Zimbali, Dolphin Coast 4420, Ballito 4422 South Africa
Getting there
Louis Botha Airport9 km
Pietermaritzburg Airport77 km
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Traveller (615)
Room & Suite (129)
Pool & Beach (46)
Dining (28)
Reviews (1,048)
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was my 3rd stay at this resort and I will never go back by choice. The service is terrible and it is over priced. The room smelt musty. The first night there was no turn down. The second night the turn down was lovely...More

Thank TravelBug4235
Reviewed 4 days ago

From BLACK MOLD in the shower next to the steam room at the Spa. No shower gel or shampoo in the showers. Steam room not on when promised. Gym temperature on high, no water ever in the water cooler. Pool furniture ALL damaged with cushions...More

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Thank Wriver64
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 4 days ago

Dear Wriver64 Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are saddened to hear that you left our hotel dissatisfied with your stay. We are sorry that you experienced challenges at our Spa and with house keeping and in our breakfast offering and for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to Fairmont Zimbali Resort for the second time this year for my birthday week. As I remembered from the last time, the paradise begins from the moment you arrive at the gate. The first thing that strikes you is the incredible level of...More

Thank scottdaveypga
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 6 days ago

Dear scottdaveypga Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are delighted to hear that your stay with us exceeded your expectations! We are thrilled that you joined us for your birthday week and that you found your stay with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

total overall bad experience. facilities not big enough to handle the guests..no where to eat and relax, staff untrained and slow, concierge service very confused and hav e no control of people coming and going and cars being fetched and parked. NO management present so...More

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Thank simone123456883
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 6 days ago

Dear simone123456883 Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are disheartened to hear that your visit at the hotel did not meet your expectations. We are sorry that you left feeling dissatisfied with the service you received. This is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son was bitten by a monkey next to the pool. We were then told to get a taxi to hospital to get him checked out. Two nights late we signed him in to the kids cinema night. When i went to collect him I...More

Review collected in partnership with fairmont.com
Thank paulcollier3
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 1 week ago

Dear paulcollier3 Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are disheartened to hear that your visit at the hotel did not meet your expectations. We are sorry that you left feeling dissatisfied with the service you received. This is...More

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Hi MimieW, Best you call Fairmont Zimbali Hotel 1st because some parts are under construction and not accessible, service is questionable to my experience. FYI Kruger National Park is 9 hours drive from Zimbali, best you... More
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Room Tips
"Make sure you take one with a balcony. The ones without balconies are very stuffy."
TravelBug4235
3 days ago
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"Do not stay at the Villas. you will surely regret it."
pramodg210
4 weeks ago
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"Call the hotel directly before you get there to double check your booking. Also note that yo cannot swim at..."
236thenjiwen
16 Aug 2018
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"Any room is a good room"
L2521FIrenees
30 Jul 2018
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