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    Fairmont Zimbali Resort

    PO Box 17, Zimbali | 4420, Ballito 4422, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent46%
    • Very good24%
    • Average16%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
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    “kids club” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Golf Course
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    Tennis Court
    Butler Service
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    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 801 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    With poor quality food and drinks at premium rates left me very underwhelmed... Tired Decor and uncomfortable beds and furniture leaves a lot to improve on too. Most of the staff where fantastic however the experience was soured by one or two individuals ... Sad

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    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 5 May 2017

    The Fairmont Zimbali Resort was our first stop in South Africa. It is a beautifully designed resort with large comfortable rooms. Staff were all friendly, helpful and charming. In fact that was our experience wherever we stayed in South Africa. There were two weddings on...More

    Thank DMSG
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 26 May 2017

    Dear DMSG Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are delighted to hear that your stay with us exceeded your expectations! We are happy to hear that our room offering, staff presentation and dining experience all left a lasting...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The rooms are excellent, even though someone could come to change the broken light bulbs, which I did myself for the reading light. Some tv channels are working temporarily only, so be careful to like a movie, as it might stop. Bath and shower are...More

    1  Thank Dokotela-wokutya
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Overall I thought that there was a lack of attention to detail. There were multiple instances where there was a lot of room for improvement. I would not recommend staying at the resort. I did not think that it offered value for money or quality...More

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    Thank 997jillv
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Overpriced and disappointing. The reception area is elegant and modern. With magnificent views. The hotel pool is massive and impressive. Although a classy hotel, I never felt there was a comfortable place to sit and relax. Their is a coffee, cake, sushi and small menu...More

    Thank Gavin I
    Fairmont Zimbali Lodge
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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
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    • Price range
    • US$187 - US$413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 154
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Ballito
    • Also Known As
    • Fairmont Zimbali Hotel Ballito
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    MimieW
    9 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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    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
    16 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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    "Got a gift for my birthday celebration"
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    "Rooms with Sea Views are great."
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