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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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    • Excellent40%
    • Very good25%
    • Average21%
    • Poor8%
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    “zimbali lodge” (81 reviews)
    “golf course” (43 reviews)
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    Wifi
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    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

    My wife and I stayed at Zimbali Lodge from 6th - 10th Feb' 2016. We wanted a 5 star, quiet and restful few days after travelling around South Africa. The Fairmont site promised just that. The setting is fantastic and after being moved from a...More

    2  Thank John H
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 31 March 2016

    Dear John H Thank you for sharing your valuable review with us. We are disappointed to hear about your recent experience at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge and would like to apologise for any challenges that you may have endured during your stay. This is certainly...More

    Reviewed 9 February 2016

    We only stayed for one night because they do only serve breakfast. No minibar, no room service, no food, no nothing. We got a room with a big balcony and the view was just trees. We arrived late and was very hungry and thirsty and...More

    Thank catarinaallert
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 31 March 2016

    Dear catarinaallert Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. We are disheartened to learn that your expectations were not met during your stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. We are sorry for any challenges that you were faced with and...More

    Reviewed 9 February 2016

    I love the location on the coast, in the forest / bush reserve. The Zimabli resort is terrific, close to the airport, not far from Durban and not far from Unhlanga with restaurants and shopping etc. Golf course, right next to the Lodge remains very...More

    1  Thank david w
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 31 March 2016

    Dear david w Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are sorry to hear that your stay did not meet your expectations and that you left feeling disappointed by the food and beverage offering available at the Lodge. We apologise for any inconveniences...More

    Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

    Stayed here for the weekend so dissatisfied with everything the bathroom smelt of urine Our aircon was not working had maintainance in and out our room about 5 times and still slept the night in a hot box with my very pregnant self my toddler...More

    1  Thank sadiyyahm
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 31 March 2016

    Dear sadiyyahm Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback with us. We are sorry to hear that your stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge did not meet your expectations and that you left feeling dissatisfied and disappointed with your experience with us. We would like...More

    Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

    I am very sad to say that we were quite disappointed with our trip! It was our anniversary and of course the beckoning 5 star luxury was definitely something to look forward to. Excitement soon turned to disillusionment. Don't get me wrong, the property is...More

    1  Thank AndrissaFerreira
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 31 March 2016

    Dear AndrissaFerreira Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are disheartened to learn of your disappointing stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. We are sorry that the facilities did not meet your expectations and would like to apologise for...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
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    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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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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    "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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