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    Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

    Zimbali Estate | Umhlali, Ballito 4390, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent38%
    • Very good26%
    • Average21%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible7%
    Travellers talk about
    “golf course” (46 reviews)
    “infinity pool” (19 reviews)
    “the main hotel” (12 reviews)
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Spa
    Facilities for Disabled Guests
    Business Centre
    Golf Course
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    Kids Club
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

    Reasonably priced accommodation in the heart of the kzn coastal forest. The lodge is well built and you feel totally immersed in the forest. A fusion of both African and Balinese design. Large infinity pool at lodge plus access to beach club with pools 5...More

    Thank Zahida S
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 3 May 2016

    Dear Zahida S Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable review with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you left feeling relaxed after your forest escape to the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. We hope...More

    Reviewed 26 April 2016

    My wife and I had the opportunity to take a 2 night getaway to the coast and chose Zimbali lodge for the forest experience. The staff were all wonderful and our room was top quality. the king size bed and crisp white linen were exactly...More

    Thank StuartMcEwen
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 1 May 2016

    Dear Stuart McEwen Thank you so much for sharing feedback on your recent stay at Fairmont Zimbali Lodge with us. We hope that you'll visit us again soon to enjoy a walk through the forest. Kind Regards, The Fairmont Zimbali Lodge Team

    Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

    If you are looking for somewhere to relax, enjoy the nature, and forget about the stressful city life, then this is the place to visit on a vacation. Zimbali lodge will give you a wonderful time with breath taking views and experience. Food is awesome...More

    Thank ahmad h
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 22 April 2016

    Dear ahmad h Thank you for taking the time to share your lovely review with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge and that you left feeling relaxed and looked after. We look forward to welcoming...More

    Reviewed 6 April 2016

    It had become somewhat of a family 'tradition' go to the Zimbali Lodge for breakfast on New Year's Day, however, this was the last time we will ever be going there. When we arrived they did not have our table arranged for us yet the...More

    Thank Loriana K
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 22 April 2016

    Dear Loriana K Thank you for sharing your valuable review with us. We are sorry to hear that your recent breakfast with us did not live up to previous experience and that you left feeling disappointed by the service delivery. We hope to improve on...More

    Reviewed 3 April 2016

    Probably my favourite hotel in the world in terms of its location. The views from some of its rooms are wonderful - over part of a golf course, woodland and lakes to the sea; the reception areas and restaurant have a lovely African elegance and...More

    Thank Cantwaitogetaway
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 22 April 2016

    Dear Cantwaitogetaway Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable review with us. We are disappointed to hear that your most recent stay did not meet expectations and that you left feeling dissatisfied by the standard of the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. We will...More

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    About
    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
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Golf Course
    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$122 - US$548 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 76
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Ballito
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    • Fairmont Zimbali Hotel Ballito ,
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    Debbie A
    30 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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    9 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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