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    Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

    Zimbali Estate | Umhlali, Ballito 4390, South Africa
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$151
          US$134
          US$151
          US$134
          US$151
          Traveller (250)
          Pool & Beach (42)
          Room & Suite (35)
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          Overview
          • Excellent38%
          • Very good25%
          • Average21%
          • Poor8%
          • Terrible6%
          Travellers talk about
          “zimbali lodge” (81 reviews)
          “golf course” (43 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
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
          Golf Course
          Dry Cleaning
          Tennis Court
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Shuttle Bus Service
          Babysitting
          Private Balcony
          5.0 Star Hotel
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          Fairmont Zimbali Resort
          832 reviews
          #1 of 7 hotels in Ballito
           
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          #2 of 18 hotels in Umhlanga Rocks
           
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          358 reviews
          #3 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Ballito
           
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          11 - 15 of 379 reviews

          Reviewed 14 April 2017

          Magnificent setting with superb seaview. A choice of a few swimming pools and so many activities. A paradise for children. food at the restaurants expensive and average. There are betters options in Ballito (5 min drive)More

          Thank PaulPauwen
          Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

          Dear PaulPauwen Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are delighted to hear that you had a memorable stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge and that our setting, views, facilities and activities on offer all left a lasting impression on you! We are...More

          Reviewed 12 April 2017

          Positive: 1) Very spacious rooms 2) Room service and hotel amenities at a 5-star standard 3) Breakfast is well stocked and worth inclusive rate 4) Many pool options - try the Mexican themed pool closest to the beach 5) Great golf course Negative: 1) Main...More

          Thank King_Size8888
          Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

          Dear King_Size8888 Thank you for taking the time to share aspects of your stay with us. We are thrilled to hear that our room offering, room service, amenities, facilities, dining options and golf course access all made a positive impression on you. We are happy...More

          Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

          I was looking for a relaxing place to stay after a longer stay in St Lucia. I thought this would be a nice place close to the airport since I had an early flight the next day and was counting on Fairmont's reputation for quality....More

          1  Thank slc-john
          Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

          Dear sic-john Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We are so sorry to hear that you had a frustrating stay with us. We apologize for the delay and confusion in checking you into a room timeously and we are most apologetic...More

          Reviewed 30 March 2017

          An impressive hotel in a fantastically lush natural environment. - AMAZING interesting cocktails, personal, friendly service from well trained staff. - A real treat, and a great romantic getaway! We will go again, but for longer!More

          Thank Julie R
          Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

          Dear Julie R Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. It is a joy to hear that our hotel left a lasting impression on you and we are delighted that you took pleasure in our lush natural environment, enjoyed our...More

          Reviewed 28 March 2017

          Very nice property. Comfortable spacious rooms. Lovely pool area. Service very poor for breakfast. Usually empty dining room, yet no tables set. Bar closes at 8 pm except for Friday and Saturday. The hotel consists of a series of lodges (really apartments) with an excellent...More

          Thank linda f
          Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

          Dear linda f Thank you sharing your stay with us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our property and had a relaxing time due to our room offering and pool area. We are sorry to hear that the service delivery at breakfast did...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
          • Beachfront
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Banquet Room
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Conference Facilities
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • 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$106 - US$199 (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 (250)
          Pool & Beach (42)
          Room & Suite (35)
          Dining (13)
          Hotel & Grounds (156)
          Bathroom (9)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
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          retired0209
          Are there any areas where one can smoke please? Also we stayed with you several years ago and I seen to remember butlers and golf carts to get around. Do you still have them as I am slightly disabled and can't walk very far. We are dud to stAy We are visiting you again at Christmss . A
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          xhotfeetx
          Does the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge do full bord thanks
          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
          Why are you responding to this review? The poster never stayed at the hotel so you should ask TripAdvisor to remove it using the "problem with a review" flag. The guest should have reviewed the restaurant that they are posting about.
          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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