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    Zimbali Lodge

    Zimbali Estate | Umhlali, Ballito 4390, South Africa
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    4/2/2018 5/2/2018
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    • Excellent38%
    • Very good26%
    • Average21%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible7%
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    “golf course” (48 reviews)
    “infinity pool” (19 reviews)
    “the main hotel” (12 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Facilities for Disabled Guests
    Business Centre
    Golf course
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    Kids Club
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

    Been a while since i was last here and how things have slid. Arrived at the resort at 9pm. Had to wait an eternity before a shuttle could take me to the room. On arrival at the room. NO ROOM SERVICE. NO BAR SERVICE. Tea...More

    Thank nischal g
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali LodgeResponded 31 August 2016

    Dear Nischal Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay at Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. We are disheartened to hear that we did not live up to your previous experiences and that you were disappointed by the facilities available. We value...More

    Reviewed 24 August 2016

    Standing at the capacious window of your beautifully appointed, spacious room, taking in the verdant gardens, large, azure pools and endless beach, you could be forgiven for thinking you're at a tropical island resort, especially when, out of the corner of your eye, you spy...More

    Thank Ebrahim K
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali LodgeResponded 29 August 2016

    Dear Ebrahim Thank you very much for sharing your feedback with us. It is most appreciated. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed our little slice of paradise as much as we do. We hope that you will visit our beautiful property again soon. Kind...More

    Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

    This hotel was very disappointing. Our toilet didn't flush, our hairdryer had no plug, our balcony had no furniture, and the breakfast was extremely average. We asked for a non-feather pillow because one of us is allergic and after promising to bring one, they simply...More

    Thank Kanina F
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali LodgeResponded 29 August 2016

    Dear Kanina Thank you very much for taking the time to share feedback on your recent stay at Fairmont Zimbali Lodge for with us. We are disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience...More

    Reviewed 8 August 2016

    Last weekend decided to after meeting Durban clients to spend a relaxing weekend Chose the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge being smaller than the Resort and my preference is for the smaller hotel. The hotel is five star but I was more than surprised to find that...More

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    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali LodgeResponded 11 August 2016

    Dear mike271142 Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable review with us. We appreciate your feedback. We are sorry to hear that your stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge did not meet expectations and that you were disappointed by the facilities available....More

    Reviewed 31 July 2016

    We stayed here for the weekend as part of a Kulula travel package booking and were presently surprised. It was a lovely weekend from start to finish. Our room at the lodge, 509, was lovely and well maintained. The beach club is relaxing and the...More

    1  Thank Rivonia1983
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali LodgeResponded 1 August 2016

    Dear Rivonia1983 Thank you for sharing your lovely review with us following your recent stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that your much needed break was everything you hoped it would be and more....More

    • 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
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Golf course
    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$220 - US$300 (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
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    Debbie A
    30 October 2017|
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    Response from Rofti | Reviewed this property |
    As far as I remember it is R250 pp if it is not already included in your stay. I would suggest to take a 5min drive to Ballito Junction and enjoy your breakfast there.
    Room Tips
    "In the Lodge, I would make sure to get a first floor room for the best views/light."
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    "Try to get a top floor room as you will get a sea view in some cases. Whichever room you chose the balcony..."
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    "Choose a room far away from the middle of the hotel."
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    "Stay in rooms nearby the lodge and close windows as there are monkeys."
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