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    Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

    Zimbali Estate | Umhlali, Ballito 4390, South Africa
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    6/8/2017 7/8/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good26%
    • Average21%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible6%
    Travellers talk about
    “zimbali lodge” (81 reviews)
    “golf course” (43 reviews)
    “infinity pool” (19 reviews)
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Spa
    Business Centre
    Golf course
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    21 - 25 of 351 reviews

    Reviewed 24 April 2017

    We booked this place to finish off our holidays around South Africa and wanted a nice luxurious room with good amenities, what we got was an extremely large dated suite in the Lodge and not the hotel. Location wise the grounds are beautiful but the...More

    Thank JC5020
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 26 April 2017

    Dear JC5020 Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are saddened to hear that your stay at the Lodge did not meet your expectations. We are sorry that you felt that the Lodge was quiet and that it was...More

    Reviewed 19 April 2017

    The location is good, almost like being on a tropical island. The check-in process is straightforward and easy though the staff don't seem pleasant. The rooms are good, a little aged. The lodge pool was a bit noisy, seemed like something was wrong with the...More

    Thank shainaln
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 24 April 2017

    Dear Shainaln We appreciate you sharing your review with us. We are disheartened to hear that your overall stay was tainted. We are sincerely sorry to hear that you had delays with our shuttle service and we would like to reassure you that we are...More

    Reviewed 17 April 2017

    I had a room inside the main hotel building, attending a conference and being a woman traveling by myself it was very thoughtful of the staff to allocate me a room on the same level as the entrance. My room was huge and beautifully appointed...More

    Thank Karoobaby
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 24 April 2017

    Dear Karoobaby Thank you for sharing your review with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. We are happy to know that you relished in your room offering and that you enjoyed our views and our...More

    Reviewed 15 April 2017

    Sadly we returned here to celebrate our wedding anniversary of which we hosted here about 8 years back and we were planning my wife's birthday next year Sadly it has been neglected and almost left to ruin and we won't be back Some points most...More

    Thank dowsettdave
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 18 April 2017

    Dear dowsettdave Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are most disheartened to hear that your experience at our hotel did not meet your previous expectations. We are so sorry to hear of the challenges you faced during your...More

    Reviewed 14 April 2017

    Magnificent setting with superb seaview. A choice of a few swimming pools and so many activities. A paradise for children. food at the restaurants expensive and average. There are betters options in Ballito (5 min drive)More

    Thank PaulPauwen
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 18 April 2017

    Dear PaulPauwen Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are delighted to hear that you had a memorable stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge and that our setting, views, facilities and activities on offer all left a lasting impression on you! We are...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Beachfront
    • 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
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Golf course
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$108 - US$182 (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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    Traveller (265)
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    Hotel & Grounds (171)
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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
    "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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    "We were in room 118 and that was walking distance to the lodge but carts pick u up all the time so no going..."
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    "Rooms inside the main building are bigger and more convenient to getting around the premises."
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