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    Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

    Zimbali Estate | Umhlali, Ballito 4390, South Africa
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    • Excellent38%
    • Very good26%
    • Average21%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible7%
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    “infinity pool” (19 reviews)
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    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
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    Business Centre
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    Kids Club
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    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 Fairmont 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

    Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

    We where at the villas and let me tell you nice views. Saroundings are very beautiful. Different tipes of vwnues and pools and nice restaurants to pick and enjoy your momentum in the sun. Very safe and satff very helpful. Will definitely see me againMore

    Thank jndj12
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 26 September 2016

    Dear jndji2 Thank you for taking the time to share your stay with us. We are delighted that you took pleasure in our beautiful destination and that you enjoyed all the facilities we have to offer, as well as the interaction with our staff. We...More

    Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

    We have stayed at the both the Resort an the Lodge but prefer the lodge. The view from your balcony is of the forest. If you love nature then it's perfect for you. This stay was extra special as out room was just below the...More

    1  Thank Rowena C
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 20 September 2016

    Dear Rowena C Thank you for sharing your stay with us. We are delighted to hear your positive feedback about our Lodge. It is a beautiful setting and extremely tranquil and we are so happy you got to experience this firsthand. What a treat to...More

    Reviewed 8 September 2016

    We had a very good experience from the room and attention to detail to the service and location. The setting is so beautiful and the pool is magnificent no to mention the view. Food at the pool side and the service from the bar area...More

    Thank Mark G
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 9 September 2016

    Dear mrg808 Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to hear that you had a good experience with us from the facilities to our service delivery. It is our desire that you have these memorable experiences with us, and we hope to have you...More

    Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

    It was a unique disappointment to be again at Zimbali Lodge during our Easter holidays with the whole family. We had been there one year before for a three days stay and had been caught az that time by the warm and extremely friendly service...More

    1  Thank HannibalCicero
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 9 September 2016

    Dear HannibalCicero Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for sharing your experience with us. We are most disheartened to hear that your stay at Fairmont Zimbali Lodge did not meet your expectations, especially as you had enjoyed your stay with...More

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    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
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    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
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    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$119 - US$538 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Ballito
    • Also Known As
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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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    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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    "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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