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    Fairmont Zimbali Resort

    PO Box 17, Zimbali | 4420, Ballito 4422, South Africa
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    • Excellent44%
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    • Terrible5%
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The food, the sounds, the sights, the location, the ambiance, the staff - everything was fantastic! We truly appreciated our stay here. The staff were all kind and helpful, the places was big and clean. Our room was always taken care of, when we requested...More

    Thank andevero
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali Resort

    Dear Andevero Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. We are ecstatic to hear that your stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Resort exceeded your expectations! It brings us joy to know that everything from our food to our staff made...More

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

    We stayed for 5 nights. You must enjoy each and every moment and make it as part of best memories. You can enjoy the pools, spa and restaurants and other facilities in side hotel. You can try other restaurants in Ballito. It's a five star...More

    1  Thank Mahdi B
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali Resort

    Dear Mahdi B Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are ecstatic to hear that your stay with us exceeded your expectations! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed all of our facilities and even our tours and...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    21 of us being 10 adults and 11 children went to Zimbali for 6 nights. We were upgraded from a Queen room being 2 queen beds to a Junior Suite. This was a Kingsized bed and the worst sleeper couch imaginable. Had I known I...More

    Thank Nates1968
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali Resort

    Dear Nates1968 Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. It is with sadness to hear that your overall stay with us did not meet your expectations. We are sorry that you felt that your experience in our restaurants were limited...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
    Google Translation

    Das Hotel ist schön angelegt, aber sehr groß. Zur jetzigen Jahreszeit ist ab 15 Uhr keine Sonne mehr am Pool,...More

    Thank Christian B
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali Resort

    Dear Christian B Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that our hotel lay out was impressionable on you. Our private beach is not a swimming...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We just had the best dinner at the OSA Restaurant in Zimbali. A wonderful Indian restaurant overlooking the Indean Ocean. Excellent waiters, wonderful food, beautiful surroundings. Difficult not to love. We have been here twice now and we will definitely be back! We had a...More

    Thank Christine J
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali Resort

    Dear Christine J Thank you for sharing your experience at OSA Restaurant with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time and that the dinner exceeded your expectations! OSA certainly does present a breathtaking view of the ocean which does lend to the tranquility...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • 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
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Golf Course
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$160 - US$369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
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    Karenherts
    We're travelling in winter - is there a heated pool? Suggested activities for a 4 and 7 year old? Thx so much
    17 September 2016|
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    Response from aju2000 | Reviewed this property |
    We were at Zimbali in cold weather and a heated pool was not ever mentioned, I don't think they have one. There are no lifeguards at any pool. The resort will take you to the swimming beach and you may have some nice days... More
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    Bnkb17
    Hi. Would you recommend the Zimbali resort or the lodge for a honeymoon ? Is it easy getting to the town area using taxi ? Does the Resort cater for muslim 'halal' meals ?
    11 June 2016|
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    Response from RUDI T | Reviewed this property |
    Yes , idea for weddings . The hotel offers a shuttle service - and there is a number of taxi services available
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    RubysMRU
    Hi. I would like to know if the food at any of the restaurants is halal? I see many reviews where people are complaining of the information given by the hotel/staff. Can you please confirm which of the restaurants provided halal food? thanks.
    12 April 2016|
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    Response from Zayyaan E |
    There are many halal restaurants in Durban. Umhlanga have many which is a 15 minute drive. I am unaware of zimbali providing halal food but I stand to be corrected. For a full list of halal restaurants nearby you should send... More
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