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    Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

    Zimbali Estate | Umhlali, Ballito 4390, South Africa
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    2017/08/27 2017/08/28
    US$151
    US$153
    US$153
    Traveller (270)
    Pool & Beach (42)
    Room & Suite (35)
    Overview
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good26%
    • Average21%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible6%
    Travellers talk about
    “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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    1 - 5 of 356 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Have you spend time in the bush? nature comes with its nuances of sights and smells, creepy crawlies and the feeling of being one with the Earth. Zimbali Lodge gives you the trees, but none of the connection. Sure we have Monkeys running around, but...More

    Thank technogeek001
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Dear technogeek001 Thank you for taking the time to share your stay with us. We are sorry to hear that your experience with us did not fully meet your expectations. It is always a pleasure to receive feedback. I will share your comments with our...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    What an awesome experience at this lodge. Had dinner at the hotel. Excellent service all round. I am certainly going to be returning to Zimbali lodge. Friendly and welcoming staff. Thank you Zimbali lodgeMore

    Thank lindellhitzeroth
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear lindellhitzeroth We are thrilled to hear that you had an awesome experience at our Lodge! Thank you for sharing. We are delighted that you left feeling pleased with our service and that you found our staff to be friendly and welcoming. We look forward...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    It was an awesome family breakaway. The level of professionalism demonstrated by the staff was awesome and the place is beautiful. We will definitely recommend and make a turn again soon with hubby only and with the girls next visit!More

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    Thank lesegom363
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear lesegom363 Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are so pleased to hear that you had a wonderful holiday at our hotel with your family. We strive to turn moments into memories for our guests and we are thrilled to hear that...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Rooms worn out, pools not heated, little activities for kids. Restaurant not cleaned actively so monkeys eat from tables and along poolside. Have bottles of vodka at breakfast so my kids almost drank it thinking it was water until they opened it. Don't go there...More

    Thank Patrick S
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Patrick S Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are disheartened to hear that your stay did not meet your expectations. We value your comments and will discuss your concerns with our team. We hope that you will...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    A winter escape to the embrace of nature to rejuvenate one's soul and mind. I enjoyed the short walk to our room from the hotel every day and the walk to the beach. The morning walks with the unique special fragrance I will draw be...More

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    Thank Waldemar G
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Waldemar G Thank you for your descriptive review. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed a winter escape at our hotel. We are delighted that you left our hotel feeling rejuvenated and that the forest walk in particular left a lasting impression on...More

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    #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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    Traveller (270)
    Pool & Beach (42)
    Room & Suite (35)
    Dining (13)
    Hotel & Grounds (176)
    Bathroom (9)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    Questions & Answers
    xhotfeetx
    10 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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