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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” (87 reviews)
    “golf course” (44 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
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    81 - 85 of 356 reviews

    Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

    If you are looking for somewhere to relax, enjoy the nature, and forget about the stressful city life, then this is the place to visit on a vacation. Zimbali lodge will give you a wonderful time with breath taking views and experience. Food is awesome...More

    Thank ahmad h
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 22 April 2016

    Dear ahmad h Thank you for taking the time to share your lovely review with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge and that you left feeling relaxed and looked after. We look forward to welcoming...More

    Reviewed 6 April 2016

    It had become somewhat of a family 'tradition' go to the Zimbali Lodge for breakfast on New Year's Day, however, this was the last time we will ever be going there. When we arrived they did not have our table arranged for us yet the...More

    Thank Loriana K
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 22 April 2016

    Dear Loriana K Thank you for sharing your valuable review with us. We are sorry to hear that your recent breakfast with us did not live up to previous experience and that you left feeling disappointed by the service delivery. We hope to improve on...More

    Reviewed 3 April 2016

    Probably my favourite hotel in the world in terms of its location. The views from some of its rooms are wonderful - over part of a golf course, woodland and lakes to the sea; the reception areas and restaurant have a lovely African elegance and...More

    Thank Cantwaitogetaway
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 22 April 2016

    Dear Cantwaitogetaway Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable review with us. We are disappointed to hear that your most recent stay did not meet expectations and that you left feeling dissatisfied by the standard of the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. We will...More

    Reviewed 3 April 2016

    We have just spent three nights at the Zimbali Lodge. The estate is beautiful with glorious vegetation, beautiful landscaped gardens and well cared for roads, fountains, golf course and general infrastructure. Lodge villas, however, need a lick of paint on the outside. Staff are mostly...More

    Thank ericaindubai
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 22 April 2016

    Dear ericaindubai Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable review with us following your recent stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. We are sorry to hear that your stay did not meet expectations and that you left feeling disappointed by the quality...More

    Reviewed 2 April 2016

    Hotel was great, but we were disappointed in the management. We booked 2 nights with Booking.com in combination with our kids which stayed a week. Unlucky me became ill, so we had to book an extra night to recover. This 3th night costs us the...More

    Thank Bert3941
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 22 April 2016

    Dear Bert3941 Thank you for sharing your valuable review with us following your recent stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay, however would like to apologise for the challenges that you were faced with during your...More

    Ballito Manor
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    Fairmont Zimbali Resort
    868 reviews
    #1 of 7 hotels in Ballito
     
    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
    • 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$127 - US$196 (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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    Bathroom (9)
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    Questions & Answers
    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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