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    Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

    Zimbali Estate | Umhlali, Ballito 4390, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent38%
    • Very good26%
    • Average21%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible7%
    Travellers talk about
    “golf course” (46 reviews)
    “infinity pool” (19 reviews)
    “the main hotel” (12 reviews)
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Spa
    Facilities for Disabled Guests
    Business Centre
    Golf Course
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    Kids Club
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 389 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    just had a nice and relaxing holiday with my partner away from the busy routines overall it was wonderful & pleasant experience. staying in woods, nice apartments facing the sea, fabulous restaurants, bars, swimming pools to access.

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    Thank venuengland
    Reviewed yesterday

    Fantastic escape in nature and luxury! The rooms are designed to make you feel like you are tucked away in nature, hearing the African Fish Eagle call in the morning was the cherry on top of a great 1 night escape!

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    Thank craighH79
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Beautiful setting, rooms always clean and fresh, fantastic service from friendly and helpful staff. Food great. Price competitive. Lodge needs to urgently sort out WIFI access and external telephone line service and Television/DSTV bundleMore

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    Thank paulinesalomemsj
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 2 days ago

    Dear paulinesalomemsj We appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will ensure that your comments are shared with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The views of the sea from this Estate are breathtaking...it’s so serene and quiet. The food is great and it helps that it’s close to Ballito Junction mall where a bit of shops and eateries are. Had a great time and cannot wait to go...More

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

    Dear Kavata J We appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will ensure that your comments are shared with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Beautiful place bars pool dinning and bar area stunning views Lovely Golf Course the staff everywhere were so polite and helpful. Our room was spacious classic style with a lovely balcony Transport mostly free around the site was really efficient. we had a great holiday.More

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    Thank ianaW152EB
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Dear ianaW152EB We appreciate you taking the time sharing your feedback with us. We are delighted to hear that your stay with us exceeded your expectations! We are happy to know that you enjoyed the facilities and the view and that the golf course, staff,...More

    Fairmont Zimbali Resort
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • 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
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$122 - US$548 (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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    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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    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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    Room Tips
    "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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