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    Fairmont Zimbali Resort

    PO Box 17, Zimbali | 4420, Ballito 4422, South Africa
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    2017-08-06 2017-08-07
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    393 reviews
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    Overview
    • Excellent46%
    • Very good24%
    • Average16%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible5%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
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    Private Balcony
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Zimbali is just a dream. I loved the location, the rooms are big and the sea views are just to die for. The hospitality is world class great Durban July experience will definitely be back here. Durban is best in ZimbaliMore

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    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Anonymous Thank you for sharing your delightful review. We are pleased to share our dream resort with you and to hear that you loved everything from the location, the rooms, the sea views and the hospitality! We look forward to hosting you many more...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Our overall stay was good except for the frustrations caused by long delays with our simple room service requests. We waited many hours for our requests to be addressed. The restaurants and resort facilities we found to be very user friendly and good value for...More

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    Thank HamishOtto
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear HamishOtto Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are disheartened to hear that you did not leave our resort feeling completely satisfied with your stay. We are sorry for the delays in room service requests and apologize for any frustrations you may...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Spent three nights in a garden facing suite for our wedding anniversary. Zimbali resort is beautiful and has enough to keep you occupied without needing to venture out of the resort. Room was large and we'll taken care of. Highlights Mexican food at atonal was...More

    Thank Nivasha P
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Nivasha P We are pleased that you chose to celebrate your wedding anniversary with us! It brings us great delight to hear that you had a memorable stay at our resort and that everything, particularly the food at Ayoba!, the massages at the Willow...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We stayed at the Zimbali suites, which is kind of connected to the main hotel. You can stay at the suites and use the facilities of the hotel. The nice thing about the suites is that they are self catering. I found the food at...More

    Thank Grennie47
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Grennie47 Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of the Zimbali Suites. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the freedom of the self-catering units while taking pleasure in the various activities of the hotel. We strive for a memorable...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We stayed in a king sea view room. Room was very spacious, big enough to also accommodate our 3 year old daughter. Everything at the hotel is exquisite, 5* deluxe, But being a well traveled individual with years of experience in the travel industry, I...More

    Thank vangovender
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear vangovender Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. We are delighted to know that your overall stay with us was an enjoyable experience and that you found our hotel to be exquisite with impressionable dining outlets and that you...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)
    • 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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    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
    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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    "i would recommend staying in the Zimbali suites starting with the number 1, they are great and very close to..."
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    "Sea View is the best"
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    "Rooms with Sea Views are great."
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