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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%
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    “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
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
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    Golf Course
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    Tennis Court
    Kids Club
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 27 January 2016

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    1  Thank Sudesh M
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 31 March 2016

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    Reviewed 16 January 2016

    We travel around very well and stay in great places around the world and always booked great hotels. We have had a fantastic time in South Africa and planned to end our trip here in the lap of luxury of a 5 star hotel. I...More

    5  Thank scott j
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 29 January 2016

    Dear scott j Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable review with following your recent stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. We are disappointed to hear that your stay did not meet your expectations. We apologise for any inconveniences that you may...More

    Reviewed 13 January 2016

    The Fairmont Lodge at Zimbali offers a complete holiday with a nature reserve, golf course, swimming pools and beaches. It offers walking trails, small wild life as well as being close to many restaurants and bars.More

    1  Thank Desmond G
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 15 January 2016

    Dear Desmond G Thank you for taking the time to share your lovely review with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you were able to take advantage of all the wonderful facilities that we have to offer. We...More

    Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

    I've spent 10 days here, and its been really great. My family has loved it too. There's many options at offer from chalets to huge houses and their highly rated hotel, all depending on the amount of people you're with and your budget. If you...More

    Thank wandile_04
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 15 January 2016

    Dear wandile_04 Thank you for sharing your wonderful review with the TripAdvisor community. We are pleased to hear that you had the perfect getaway at our beautiful property and that you and your family loved your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you...More

    Reviewed 6 January 2016

    Zimbali Lodge used to be one of our favourite hotels but unfortunately standards have slipped a lot. The venue has all the ingredients to be awesome but it's just become average. The positives: -The location in the forest is fantastic and it's just a short...More

    1  Thank RosG101
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 15 January 2016

    Dear RosG101 Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback with us regarding your recent stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. We would like to extend our apologies for the challenges that you were faced with during your stay and that you left feeling disappointed by...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
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$123 - US$550 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 76
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Ballito
    • Also Known As
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    • Zimbali Lodge
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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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