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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this resort for my husbands birthday.. woooow. i do not regret a second. the staff has attention to details. the surprise turndown for his birthday was amazing.. they had baked a fresh red velvet cake i cannot stop thinking about The pools and the atmosphere around the resort is unforgettable.. we tool a walk by the beach and...

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FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali Resort, responded to this review

Dear Thinga_and_Cynthia Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are ecstatic to hear that your stay with us exceeded your expectations! We are delighted to hear that our staff's attention to detail, pools, atmosphere, service delivery, rooms and sea view all left a lasting impression on you. On behalf of all of us at...

Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a night at the Zimbali Resort .. You are entering into another world ... get ready for an amazing outdoor experience ... most beautiful pools ... clubhouse ... and a morning walk on the beach ... you need a lot of time to explore the long trails .. yummy food .. service par excellence ... Enjoy

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FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali Resort, responded to this review

Dear Imtiaz-waheeda Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us. We are delighted to see that your stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Resort exceeded your expectations! We are so glad to hear that you fully enjoyed our nature and facilities, as well as our delicious food and great service delivery. We look forward to welcoming you...

Mission Viejo, California
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Fairmont is perfect. The layout is stunning and the rooms are great. There are numerous restaurants, bars and swimming pools. There is one of each for every one's taste. Unfortunately the only restaurant available t us on the first night was a buffet. Not my favorite thing, but certainly decent. The steak House and Indian restaurant is very nice....

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FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali Resort, responded to this review

Dear Richard V Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our Resort. We are overjoyed to know that our numerous facilities and restaurants left a lasting impression on you. Our views certainly do add to the tranquility of one's day, and we are happy...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Designed with R&R in mind. Great views & layout. Pristine beach-excellent for early morning walks. Spa & onsite restaurants, rooms are large and very comfortable. Concierge&valet staff are excellent!!

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FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali Resort, responded to this review

Dear windancers2 Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. We are delighted that your stay with us was a relaxing one and that you enjoyed our spa and restaurant facilities, as well as our room offering. Our spectacular views and beach certainly do add to the relaxation of one's day and we are happy to...

Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The place is stunningly gorgeous.. beautiful beach. Lots of swimming pools. The rooms are spacious .. staff friendly. Unfortunately no proper activities and no halaal food. We had to drive all the way to umhlanga which was annoying. Best place to relax . . . .

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Dear Saleha P Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are delighted to hear that you found our property to be absolutely gorgeous! One certainly can get lost in our breathtaking views and tranquil surroundings. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our swimming pools and beach and that our rooms and staff...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Private Secure spacious . 5 stars,world class experience. They made my four kids and wife feel so rock starish! From front door to biltong delivered to the room. Well priced and what an experience! Everything was so African upsized. Well done

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FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali Resort, responded to this review

Dear shawrobuk Thank you for sharing your positive review with us. We are ecstatic to hear that your stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Resort exceeded your expectations! We are happy to hear that you found our hotel to be a world class experience and that you enjoyed everything from our personal touches in biltong delivery to our overall African feel....

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Zimbali is a great resort for a short stay. The service was very friendly despite the waiters all working on African maybe time. The resort boast three super large swimming pools, two of which have bar/ restaurants. I enjoyed all the facilities. The spa is very popular and one - two week advance booking is a must! The security gives...

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Dear Wezlove Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Resort. We are happy that you enjoyed our facilities, from the pools to the restaurants to the Spa! Thank you for mentioning your concerns regarding the light entertainment. We appreciate this...

Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This Resort is amazing. From the scenic views to the comfortable rooms, all of it just combines so well. The staff are extremely friendly, most of them that we met were uber pleasant. The room is extremely comfortable and yet intimate enough for a honeymoon. The pool areas and the views from the Resort are out of this world. Convenience...

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Dear Zayyaan Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are delighted that your experience at the Fairmont Zimbali Resort exceeded your expectations! We are happy to hear that everything from our breathtaking view, comfortable rooms, friendly staff, pool areas and services made a favorable impression on you. We are pleased to know that you appreciated all our efforts...

Sandton
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I spent 2 nights at the resort at the beginning of January. The accommodation and grounds were really lovely and we had a memorable stay. The view from the room was splendid and we enjoyed watching the dolphins frolicking in the ocean early in the mornings. The pool areas and the beach were also a highlight and...

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Dear P J Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Fairmont Zimbali Resort. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We are happy to know that our beautiful location, active wildlife, dining facilities and our friendly staff all left a favorable impression on you and made your stay...

Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Great room, excellent service, superb breakfasts. We were warmly welcomed, car taken care of. Room with great view. A monkey came to drink milk, but they cleaned straight away. Breakfast with great options.

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Dear Kaviraj R Thank you for sharing your stay with us. We are ecstatic to hear that you had a wonderful visit at the Fairmont Zimbali Resort! We are pleased to hear that your room, dining experiences and our service delivery all left you with a memorable stay at our Hotel. We are delighted that you felt warmly welcomed and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • 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
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Fairmont Zimbali Resort

Address: PO Box 17, Zimbali | 4420, Ballito 4422, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ballito
Price Range: ₹ 10,630 - ₹ 19,588 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Fairmont Zimbali Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 154
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Choose the rooms on the higher levels they have good seaview.. we were on the 6th floor and it was perfect”
 of 5 bubbles Thinga_and_Cynthia, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a Seaview - excellent morning sunrise and sunset on good days!!”
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