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    Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

    Zimbali Estate | Umhlali, Ballito 4390, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good26%
    • Average21%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible6%
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    “zimbali lodge” (88 reviews)
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    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
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    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 367 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Facilities and services very professional. The ambience and setting is awesome: close proximity to nature! Access to the hotel amplified our experience as it were. There was only one downside and that is the availability of the golf cart to convey you from our dwelling...More

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    Thank Wilimiec
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stay there for a week. The breakfast is far away from 5 stars. 2mornings breakfast was not served we had to go and eat at the main hotel. The main hotel is due long over due for an upgrade chairs in the breakfast room...More

    Thank georgebI2881GI
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 4 days ago

    Dear georgebI2881GI Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. We are saddened to hear that your stay at our hotel did not meet your expectations. We are sorry that the breakfast offering did not leave a favourable impression on you...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The setting of this Lodge is beautiful. Safe and very secure. Fixtures and fittings in the rooms are a bit dated but still good. The rooms are spacious and offer more than most hotel/lodge rooms. The staff did not rise to the occasion. Tables were...More

    Thank 857johanv
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 4 days ago

    Dear 857johanv We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are disheartened to hear that you left our hotel feeling dissatisfied with your stay. While we are delighted to note that the setting and beauty of the Lodge left a...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The breakfast is my favourite thing about this hotel. I dream of this buffet. The rooms are spacious, and make a standard room feel like a suite. Nice big beds, gorgeous bath tub, and private balcony with a sea view. Huge swimming pool with plenty...More

    Thank Wrenchling-MrsC
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 4 days ago

    Dear Wrenchling-MrsC Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are thrilled to hear that your stay with us went far and above your expectations! It is wonderful to hear that our breakfast in particular left a truly lasting impression...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We booked for the closeness to the airport but were surprises by the spacious "Colonial" rooms in an almost jungle setting. The bathroom set up was more attractive than most. The staff are very obliging. Deserving of more than our one night.More

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    Thank b00sey10
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Dear b00sey10 We are happy you shared your review with us. We are pleased to have hosted you at our hotel due to the close proximity to the airport, and we are delighted to know that you enjoyed your time with us. It is always...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Golf course
    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$117 - US$210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 76
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Ballito
    • Also Known As
    • Fairmont Zimbali Hotel Ballito ,
    • Zimbali Hotel ,
    • Zimbali Lodge
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    xhotfeetx
    9 February 2015|
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    Response from IvanJenkins | Reviewed this property |
    From my understanding, they only offer Bed and Breakfast.. So, no to full board.
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    Jack0705
    16 January 2015|
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    Response from FairmontZimbali | Property representative |
    Dear Jack0705 Thank you for your feedback. Kind Regards Leon Meyer General Manager Fairmont Zimbali Lodge
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    Room Tips
    "Stay in rooms nearby the lodge and close windows as there are monkeys."
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    "Sea view with the forest and lake is a must"
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    "All the views are the same - of the jungle"
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