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    Fairmont Zimbali Resort

    PO Box 17, Zimbali | 4420, Ballito 4422, South Africa
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    Fairmont Zimbali Lodge
    393 reviews
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    Overview
    • Excellent46%
    • Very good24%
    • Average16%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible5%
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    “coral tree” (52 reviews)
    “kids club” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
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    Airport Transportation
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    Poolside Bar
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    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Golf Course
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    Tennis Court
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 29 May 2017

    We stayed at the Hotel as we had booked Golf on the Zimbali course. The Hotel is run exceptionally well. The two restaurants we were able to try had excellent food and good wine. One thing to remember keep your bedroom windows closed else you...More

    Thank John P
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 1 June 2017

    Dear John P We appreciate you taking the time to share your review with us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our Resort. Thank you for sharing your compliments with us, we are delighted that you found our hotel to...More

    Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

    Let's call it a place to live . It's really fantastic . Located almost 35 minutes away from Durban, it's cool and great for a family vacation . Rooms are spacious and modern. Staff are great and helpful. The view is magnificent . There are...More

    Thank Ebrahim Z
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 1 June 2017

    Dear Ebrahim Z Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are delighted to hear that your experience at our Resort exceeded your expectations! We are pleased to hear that you found our property to feel homely and that the...More

    Reviewed 23 May 2017

    The incredible location of this property on the Indian Ocean will spoil anyone! We were most impressed by the valet and bellmen who were so efficient and friendly when we first arrived and every time we fetched our car or needed something from it. Nothing...More

    Thank Condocat
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 1 June 2017

    Dear Condocat Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are happy to hear that the beauty of our property in its location and our friendly and helpful staff both left a lasting impression on you! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed...More

    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    This is the 2nd time I've stayed at Fairmont Zimbali and as disappointing for the 2nd time. What a beautiful hotel with great views and potential being tragically mismanaged. I have experienced 2-star hotels with better management and systems. Housekeeping, maintenance, administration, knowledge of staff,...More

    1  Thank ThabangSkwambane
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 1 June 2017

    Dear ThabangSkwambane Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are saddened to hear that you left our hotel dissatisfied with your stay. We are sorry that our service delivery did not meet your expectations and for any discomfort you experienced as a result....More

    Reviewed 16 May 2017

    Stayed at the Resort last week. OK so i really enjoyed my stay BUT before i start the hotel reservation service on the phone is rude and borderline @#%$&*#^#$&#*$#*'s! Not helpful at all and the management need to look into the way the speak to...More

    Thank BeeTPiont
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 23 May 2017

    Dear BeeTPiont Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. We are disheartened to hear that you experienced challenges with the reservation service on the outset. This is certainly not the Fairmont standard and we would like to assure you that...More

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    About
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    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$187 - US$413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 154
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Ballito
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    MimieW
    10 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
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    9 July 2017|
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    Response from FaresAln | Reviewed this property |
    It's a really nice resort for family and kids .. too many pools .. and you can always go to the valley of pools which you can go through a buggy or walking there "prefer walking there as sceneries were awesome" there's a... More
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    Karenherts
    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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    "i would recommend staying in the Zimbali suites starting with the number 1, they are great and very close to..."
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