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Fairmont Zimbali Resort

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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“zimbali resort”(73 reviews)
“golf course”(44 reviews)
“beach club”(27 reviews)
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5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I never write reviews, but here I should. There are no places in front of swimming pool. You have to wake up at 7:30 to go and reserve a sunbed. Because then people from Durban are coming and taking every spot. Then -Ayoba Mexican restaurant....More

Thank Маша Л
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 15 January 2018

Dear Маша Л Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are saddened to know that you left our hotel dissatisfied with your stay with us. It is unfortunate to hear that you experienced challenges reserving pool loungers. As December and January are the...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018

The only good experience was the swimming pool, the rest of the service was terrible... 1. There is no free wi-fi 2. Ordered room service and it never arrived 3. Made a reservation at restaurant, got there and there was no booking 4. Lunch at...More

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Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 15 January 2018

Dear Keshni B Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. Constructive feedback such as yours is most valued as it allows us the opportunity to learn from our mistakes and improve upon our offering to our guests. We work hard to deliver...More

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed a week at this luxurious place. Room was nice and spacious and we had a wonderful view of the ocean. Service was friendly but not always fast. Restaurants are really good and good value considering the upscale crowd. Only bad thing is that...More

Thank Flinkster
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 3 January 2018

Dear Flinkster We appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Resort. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are happy that the room offering, ocean view, friendly service and restaurant presentation all left a lasting impression...More

Reviewed 29 December 2017

Best accomodation in SA. Had so much fun. The swimming pool is so big and warm. Golfday was so lovely and the food was so delicious. Staff members are so friendly and always willing to assist. Top classMore

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Thank msizis2017
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 1 January 2018

Dear msizis2017 Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are delighted to hear that your stay with us exceeded your expectations! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the swimming pool and your golf experience and to know...More

Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

This hotel has very low service compare to the price. Towels and room are very old and dirty (we stayed in president suit). For all complex only 15 sunbeds, pool is smelling and very dirty. Only one positive thing is the view from breakfast lounge....More

Thank Olga D
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 1 January 2018

Dear Olga Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are disheartened to hear that you left our hotel feeling dissatisfied with your stay with us. We are sorry that you felt that the room cleanliness was not up to...More

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Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pool
Beachfront
Free Internet
Spa
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Room Service
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Golf Course
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US$204 - US$563 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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I concur with Fares and Grennie47. Just remember to come back for lunch if u went to the surroundings. Kids including yourself will enjoy eating Ayoba restaurant.
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