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Zimbali Lodge

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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good25%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“golf course”(48 reviews)
“infinity pool”(19 reviews)
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Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

The rooms are spacious, and have the contemporary feel. Swimming pools are amazing and have enough for guests not to be all over each other. Note the beach is not a swimming beach hence the plenty swimming pools. If you need some salty water you...More

Thank Unathi M
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali LodgeResponded 4 April 2017

Dear Unathi M Thank you for sharing your view on our Lodge with us and the TripAdvisor community. We are delighted to hear that you had a restful stay with us and enjoyed our many facilities we have to offer. Thank you for your extensive...More

Reviewed 10 March 2017

This is a big resort. When we stayed there it was very quiet on walking round the resort we noticed that none of the villas seemed to be occupied, hardly anyone around the pool a very strange place. On checking in the staff were only...More

1  Thank eje480
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali LodgeResponded 4 April 2017

Dear eje480 Fairmont Zimbali Resort were honored in accommodating you and the family during your stay and trust you are well presently. Following your departure, the above scenarios were accumulated and I, myself, strongly appreciate your time in addressing the points of concern. Thank you...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017

Clients book me on in at the lodge for a business trip, for the second time. It was not my choice. It is over priced and not value for money. The rooms, hotel and setting are well planned and well decorated. It may be romantic...More

Thank Henk007777
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali LodgeResponded 13 March 2017

Dear Henk007777 Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are most disheartened to hear that left our Lodge feeling dissatisfied with your stay. We are sorry for the challenges you faced and we would like to reassure you that...More

Reviewed 4 March 2017

We decided to spend time at both Fairmont properties (Lodge and Resort). They are both excellent with the resort more suitable for families. Our fifth floor room had an excellent view, with a very comfortable bed and pillows. We ordered room service the first night...More

Thank Mountainmann
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali LodgeResponded 7 March 2017

Dear Mountainmann Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are delighted to hear that you were able to enjoy both of our properties. We are so ecstatic that you our views, room comfort, in-room dining and staff all left...More

Reviewed 28 February 2017

Our first time in Zimbali. Lodgings are pretty and luxurious. Pretty pricey though and a bit sad that 24x7 room service as in the normal room service style is not available if one wants to stay in. Had to specially request for block out curtains...More

Thank Aluette V
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali LodgeResponded 1 March 2017

Dear Aluette V Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. We are disheartened to hear that your stay at the Lodge did not fully meet your expectations. We are sorry for any inconvenience that you felt. Thank you for your...More

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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
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Golf course
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$173 - US$275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$173 - US$275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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.
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"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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