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Zimbali Lodge

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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good26%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“golf course”(48 reviews)
“infinity pool”(19 reviews)
“the main hotel”(12 reviews)
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Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

We visited the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge December 2016 and must say I was impressed by the beauty of the place. Our spacious room overlooked the golf course . there was no noice despite the fact that the resort was fully booked. We enjoyed a complimentary...More

Thank Rika B
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali LodgeResponded 6 February 2017

Dear Rika B Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are ecstatic to hear that your stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge in December exceeded your expectations! We are delighted that the natural beauty, room space and serenity in the busy period all...More

Reviewed 1 February 2017

Huge lodge built in colonial style, nice room with balcony heading to the subtropical garden. We had a massage which was really good. Breakfast was the worst we had throughout our SA trip. There is NO restaurant at the lodge !More

Thank MrSamAce
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali LodgeResponded 6 February 2017

Dear mrsamace Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. We are happy to hear that you found our Lodge to be beautiful in its colonial feel and that our room offering and spa treatment all left a favourable impression on...More

Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Zimbali Lodge over New Years, visiting again after a few years. We've stayed at both the lodge and resort before, both excellent, and looked forward to being back at the lodge. We really love its layout, outdoor feel (like being in a...More

Thank Angela C
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali LodgeResponded 31 January 2017

Dear Angela Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. We are disheartened to hear that your stay at the Lodge did not meet your expectations. We are sorry that you felt that the Lodge is not adequately attended to, and...More

Reviewed 15 December 2016

Had been for drinks and food here 3-4 years ago and was a great. Currently feels very run down and a heavy lack of care and attention. This morning had breakfast and the entire hot section of the buffet was cold without the flame heaters...More

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Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali LodgeResponded 20 December 2016

Dear kash562 Thank you for taking the time to share your concerns with us. We are discouraged to hear that your breakfast experience at our Hotel did not live up to your expectations. We are sorry that you felt that there was a lack of...More

Reviewed 9 December 2016

We stayed here for three nights from 8th November 2016. Our room was on the second story of a small block of four apartments. Those who've stayed at Zimbali before know that the estate is famous for it's integration of accommodation with native vegetation, and...More

Thank 534gull
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali LodgeResponded 14 December 2016

Dear 534gull Thank you for sharing your wonderfully descriptive review with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge and that the integration of accommodation and native vegetation left a lasting impression on you. We are happy that you...More

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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
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$228 - US$316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$228 - US$316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Debbie A
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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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"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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