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    Fairmont Zimbali Resort

    PO Box 17, Zimbali | 4420, Ballito 4422, South Africa
    011 27 87 550 4790
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    • Excellent47%
    • Very good24%
    • Average15%
    • Poor9%
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    “zimbali resort” (70 reviews)
    “kids club” (9 reviews)
    “golf course” (43 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The first time I laid eyes on this resort was last year November, when I saw photos of it online. I fell in love with the image instantly. I went in December 2016 to celebrate my birthday. It was as good as it looked. Really...More

    2  Thank ChristineK2014Apr
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 3 days ago

    Dear ChristineK2014Apr Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are delighted to hear that you fell in love with the image of our hotel last November and that you have since celebrated your birthday with us for 2 years...More

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We arrived in the dark after a long journey from England and we were shattered. We got a bit lost on the large estate but eventually made it to the correct lodge and were made very welcome. The room was large, clean and the bed...More

    Thank JourneyInProgress
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear JourneyInProgress Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are thrilled to hear that your stay with us exceeded your expectations! We are happy to hear that you felt welcomed when you arrived and that the room offering, selective...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Hotel was amazing. Food was amazing, food was amazing, valet, porters were so helpful. Everyone is friendly and happy. We felt welcome and had a good time. It was definitely worth the money spent. Our view from the bedroom was memorable ❤️More

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    Thank 686ttm
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 3 days ago

    Dear 686ttm It is always a pleasure receiving positive reviews such as yours. We are thrilled to know that your stay with us exceeded your expectations and that the intricate details of your visit all left a lasting impression on you. Thank you for sharing...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Man oh man, what an experience, and when we complained the manager threw the policy book at us instead of just helping the dear customer At R4000 per night, never again. Feel free to call me on 082 7744 159 Dave van den Berg

    1  Thank Dave v
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We have enjoyed another stay at this fabulous resort. The quality of service, the facilities and the overall experience was great. On arrival I was disappointed that the front desk had no knowledge of my special requests, but this was not a problem. One our...More

    Thank RCrwg
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 3 days ago

    Dear RCrwg Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel and to hear that the quality of service, the facilities and your overall experience exceeded your expectations. Thank...More

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    • Number of rooms
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    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Ballito
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    vixi m
    7 August 2017|
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    Response from Mahdi B | Reviewed this property |
    If I were you, I would go for Fairmont Zimbali Resort with no hesitation. I was there with my family as 5 adults in 2 rooms. The rooms are spacious and convenience. The resort and facility are perfect. you are away 5 min... More
    9 July 2017|
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    Response from Shreck-1 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi MimieW, Best you call Fairmont Zimbali Hotel 1st because some parts are under construction and not accessible, service is questionable to my experience. FYI Kruger National Park is 9 hours drive from Zimbali, best you... More
    Elvis B
    9 July 2017|
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    Response from Bongzah | Reviewed this property |
    I concur with Fares and Grennie47. Just remember to come back for lunch if u went to the surroundings. Kids including yourself will enjoy eating Ayoba restaurant.
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