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Zimbali Lodge

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  • Excellent39%
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  • Poor8%
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Breakfast Buffet
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stayed at the lodge for three nights and it was really special. Its as if you are in a different country altogether. So quiet, peaceful and serene. Our room was quite a walk from reception and the dining area, so we were ferried up...More

Thank Sharon A
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Well appointed luxury rooms, comfortable bed, shower and bath. Each room has a verandah overlooking the lush green forest, if you're lucky you'll spot the rare Crown eagle nesting on the grounds of the lodge. The staff were really friendly and accommodating. The breakfast was...More

Thank Josepino1313
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Lodge rooms are great - spacious with incredible view of the forest. Every employee was friendly and very helpful. The food was very good. The Spa is the best - massages were we out of this world! The morning buffet in the Lodge waa very...More

Thank George M
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali LodgeResponded 13 October 2016

Dear George, Thank you for sharing your experience of the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. We are happy to hear that you delighted in your surroundings and enjoyed the delicious morning buffet at the Lodge. We strive to provide genuine service delivery and we are pleased to...More

Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Don't like the rooms. But the rest is absolutely fabulous... The views from the Bar during the evenings is absolutely fabulous. Bar area very romantic. Don't go wondering in the evening because of snakes. Staff are very friendly...More

Thank DzivaSambiri
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali LodgeResponded 10 October 2016

Dear 357musam Thank you for taking the time to share your stay with us. We are disheartened to hear that the rooms did not meet your expectations. However, we are happy that you enjoyed the rest of your experience with us. The beautiful scenery certainly...More

Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

When we arrived there was no information provided about the resort,we felt lost at the beginning.the accommodation was lovely but there needs to be an information leaflet provided as the resort is so big guests need to be informed. When ordering food at the bar...More

Thank Emma N
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali LodgeResponded 27 September 2016

Dear Emma N, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We are disheartened to hear that you felt disconcerted in your surroundings. We have a protocol on entry to the Lodge to fully inform guests of the Resort and Lodge facilities and...More

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Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
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
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Golf Course
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
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US$175 - US$286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$175 - US$286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Debbie A
31 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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"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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