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Fairmont Zimbali Resort

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Fairmont Estate, Zimbali, Dolphin Coast 4420, Ballito 4422 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday

I attended a 3 day conference here & was very impressed with the facilities. Well designed conference room. Hotel room very spacious & comfortable. Beautiful view of the ocean. Everyone relaxed immediately in the beautiful setting.More

Thank Karen S
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded yesterday

Dear Karen, Thank you for sharing your conference experience with us. We are delighted to hear that you left our hotel impressed with our facilities, the well designed conference room, the spacious and comfortable room and beautiful ocean views. It is wonderful to know that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I stayed here for 5 days and even though the resort it's self is top class, the staff and services are not. There is a lack in effort by the housekeepers as they do a sub par job for what you would...More

Thank zakmehta
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 1 week ago

Dear zakmehta I appreciate your feedback regarding your stay with us. It is a pleasure to see that you enjoyed your overall visit at our hotel, although I am saddened to see that you did not leave the resort fully satisfied by the staff, service...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed there for a week with my wife celebrating our 3 year anniversary. Wonderful location and lovely property, lush surroundings, clean and beautiful. We stayed in a deluxe room with a wonderful view of the ocean and the hotel's lovely swimming pool. Food is great,...More

Thank 468hughies
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 1 week ago

Dear Hughie On behalf of all of us at Fairmont Zimbali Resort, we wish you and your wife a happy 3 year anniversary, and many happy returns. We are delighted that you spent this special time at our hotel, and we are pleased that the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Zimbali Resort is well located close to Balito and King Shaka Airport. I had the most unforgettable experience with my wife during our weekend away.The sea-views are breathtaking and the staff was friendly,proffessional.The hotel is relaxing and their rooms are clean and breakfast is splendid.Great...More

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Thank busanimy
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 1 week ago

Dear busanimy Thank you for taking the time to share your review with the Trip Advisor community. It is a delight to know that your experience with us was unforgettable. I am glad that the hotel's close proximity to Ballito and the airport, as well...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was amazed to see some some of the bad reviews. We only stayed one night but found the hotel to be luxurious. We booked it as a stop over on way to Durban airport, and are Kicking ourselves that we did not stay longer. So...More

Thank AndyBetty
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear AndyBetty It is always wonderful to receive a positive review such as yours. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you plan on returning to our hotel next year! I am happy to hear that you found...More

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US$169 - US$489 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Fairmont Zimbali Hotel Ballito
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ballito
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$169 - US$489 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Fairmont Zimbali Hotel Ballito
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ballito
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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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"Higher floors have a better sea view"
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"Don't go, but if you do, ask for a room on the top 2 floors for the view and to avoid the monkeys"
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"Make sure you take one with a balcony. The ones without balconies are very stuffy."
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"Do not stay at the Villas. you will surely regret it."
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