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    Fairmont Zimbali Resort

    PO Box 17, Zimbali | 4420, Ballito 4422, South Africa
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    • Excellent46%
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    1 - 5 of 830 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Really relaxing stay, the service was great and the staff were all very friendly. The room was fabulous, very clean and the bed seriously comfortable . We lay by the pool drinking cocktails all day and just enjoyed the awesome infinity pool with tremendous views.

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    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

    We had a lovely time at Zimbali and can't wait to visit again! Such friendly and helpful staff who went out of their way to help us. The rooms are spacious with a beautiful view. Very very nice king size bed with extremely comfortable pillows....More

    1  Thank Helana2014
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 14 August 2017

    Dear Helana2014 Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are thrilled to hear that you had a lovely time at our hotel and that our staff left a lasting impression on you! We are happy to hear that you...More

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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    We stayed at the fairmont while attending family functions in Ballito this weekend as we do annually. We have never received such horrendous service as we did this time. Let me just state that I am an fpc member. On arrival on Friday evening approx...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    A week long visit to the Fairmont Heritage fractional ownership portion of the greater Zimbali Resort on August 11-18 2017 made me regret the decision to trade. Dilapidated and disorganized is a succinct property description. A fraternity house party summarizes the ambience creates by the...More

    Thank Robert S
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The stay was so nice and exciting I loved it so much.I would recommend this place for a romantic gateway,business leisure. It's suitable for refreshing what with the Indian Ocean by the side and the beaches and it's proximity to Durban town. The room we...More

    2  Thank Busani S
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • 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
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Golf Course
    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
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    • US$ 189 - US$ 421 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 154
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Ballito
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    • Fairmont Zimbali Hotel Ballito
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    vixi m
    8 August 2017|
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    Response from Mahdi B | Reviewed this property |
    If I were you, I would go for Fairmont Zimbali Resort with no hesitation. I was there with my family as 5 adults in 2 rooms. The rooms are spacious and convenience. The resort and facility are perfect. you are away 5 min... More
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    10 July 2017|
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    Response from Shreck-1 | Reviewed this property |
    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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    Elvis B
    9 July 2017|
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    Response from Bongzah | Reviewed this property |
    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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    "Higher floor at Fairmont lodge has best views."
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    "Rooms that face the beach and the main pool are the best but they do offer suites and full villas as well."
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