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    Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

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    Apr 2 Apr 3
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Zimbali Estate | Umhlali, Ballito 4390, South Africa
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    All reviews zimbali lodge golf course infinity pool coastal forest the main hotel setting estate thandi cart
    Reviewed 9 September 2014

    If you're searching for a romantic get-away which mixes luxurious amenities and forest charm, then look no further. Zimbali lodge, the smaller, quainter and, in our opinion, more elegant sister of the Zimbali Resort nearby has everything you could want. At arrival, you are welcomed...More

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    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

    Dear ZZCLSE, Thank you for taking the time to share such wonderful comments following your recent stay with us; complementing our rooms, pools and dining experience. We are so pleased your time at Fairmont Zimbali Lodge was enjoyable and memorable. Thank you for recognising outstanding...More

    Reviewed 8 September 2014 via mobile

    The place is extremely beautiful it's a tropical paradise,it felt like I was in Mauritius.i was relaxing the whole time There is a lot of activities for you to keep you busy and the hotel staff is very helpful your wish is their command. The...More

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    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

    Dear Kamogelo N, Thank you for the time you have taken to review your stay at Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. We truly appreciate the positive feedback, and we’re so pleased your time with us was enjoyable and memorable. It is wonderful to read that you experienced...More

    Reviewed 25 August 2014

    One of the most amazing cliff-side infinity pools we'd ever seen! Being in that pool most of the day really made this part of our vacation. It appears to be a former resort, that was switched over to a Fairmont almost too quickly. Some parts...More

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    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

    Dear Aaron, We really appreciate you taking the time to share your positive experience of staying at Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. The infinity pool at the Lodge is indeed picturesque and must be one of the most...More

    Reviewed 12 August 2014

    I discovered this hotel in the middle of a coastal forest some 15 years ago, without realizing that there was also residential property on this golf estate. Since my initial idyllic stay in this paradisal place, my husband and I moved here and have had...More

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    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

    Dear Roselyne390, Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience of Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. We sincerely appreciate your recommendation and greatly value your feedback. The lush forest and colonial charm do indeed make the Lodge an ideal place to stay. We are...More

    Reviewed 30 July 2014

    This gem is a little oasis in a Coastal Forest with excellent bird-life, golf facilities, tennis facilities or if you would rather just chill at the infinity pool, there is that too. The rooms are massive, clean and different (in an African sort of way)....More

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    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

    Dear Intrepid T, Our sincere thanks to you for sharing your positive experience of staying at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. The Lodge is indeed an ideal place to stay for avid golfers, bird watchers and nature lovers, or even those that just want to relax...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Beachfront
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Golf Course
    • Tennis Court
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    retired0209
    Are there any areas where one can smoke please? Also we stayed with you several years ago and I seen to remember butlers and golf carts to get around. Do you still have them as I am slightly disabled and can't walk very far. We are dud to stAy We are visiting you again at Christmss . A
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    xhotfeetx
    Does the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge do full bord thanks
    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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    Jack0705
    Why are you responding to this review? The poster never stayed at the hotel so you should ask TripAdvisor to remove it using the "problem with a review" flag. The guest should have reviewed the restaurant that they are posting about.
    16 January 2015|
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    Response from FairmontZimbali | Property representative |
    Dear Jack0705 Thank you for your feedback. Kind Regards Leon Meyer General Manager Fairmont Zimbali Lodge
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    Room Tips
    "Ask for a room facing the sea"
    Unathi M, 11 days agoRead review
    "All rooms face the ocean but those on the upper floors have the bd them to have no ocean view and to be too..."
    Mountainmann, 21 days agoRead review
    "At the end of the row of rooms at the top"
    Aluette V, 25 days agoRead review
    "ask to be left alone, or you'll be easily annoyed"
    KarlKarl_Jacobs, 1 month agoRead review
    "sea view room is a must !"
    HamzaYacoob, 1 month agoRead review
    "for families with children I would recommend you stay at the hotel and not the lodge ."
    Rika B, 1 month agoRead review
    "Choose a higher floor to get an expansive view."
    sarahrow2015, 3 months agoRead review
    "1st floor rooms, just behind reception, have amazing sea views and close enough to the lobby to access the..."
    VimalSardar, 3 months agoRead review
    "ocean view is a must"
    Linda F, 4 months agoRead review
    "We had a room with a balcony see view"
    mike271142, 7 months agoRead review
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