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    Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

    Zimbali Estate | Umhlali, Ballito 4390, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good26%
    • Average21%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible6%
    Travellers talk about
    “zimbali lodge” (87 reviews)
    “golf course” (44 reviews)
    “infinity pool” (19 reviews)
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Spa
    Business Centre
    Golf Course
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 356 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Note that you don't have direct access to the rooms and have to wait for a buggy to take you there. Can be very inconvenient with a large group. Food was good Always check your room rate and conditions as I had to involve the...More

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    Thank mmh887
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear mmh887 We appreciate you sharing your feedback with us. We are disheartened to hear that your stay at our Lodge did not fully meet your expectations. We are sorry that you faced challenges with rate conditions but are relieved that you were able to...More

    Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

    My wife and I stayed at the lodge for a weekend. The accommodation wash plush and comfortable and staff were helpful and accommodating. The lodge offers a daily breakfast, but no dinner or room service. Guests are welcome to use all the resort facilities and...More

    Thank LarryMallach
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear LarryMallach Thank you for sharing details of your experience at our Lodge with us and the Trip Advisor community. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our accommodation and helpful staff. We strive to turn moments into memories for our guests, and we...More

    Reviewed 9 July 2017

    Stay at Resort not the Lodge. a lot of fun is at the resort, restaurants, kids entertainment. otherwise the whole zimbali is fun and enjoyable. the staff is very friendly and hospitable. will definitely go there againMore

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    Thank mphod2017
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear mphod2017 Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are looking forward to hosting you at our Resort. We are sorry that the Lodge did not meet your expectations but we are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay nonetheless, particularly with...More

    Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

    Great setting with fantastic staff. Rooms good standard would recommend. Access to beach and beach club; golf and all facilities at main hotel. The mature walk to the pools is worth it especially ehen the rennovations finished. Watch out for monkeys and impala roaming around...More

    Thank Paul H
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 6 July 2017

    Dear Paul H Thank you for your lovely review. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the beautiful setting, our staff, our room offering and access to multiple facilities and activities all left a lasting impression on you....More

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    Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

    We visited the lodge for an event and the catering was great. The place is beautiful with an amazing view of the pool and from the pool. The staff is really sweet too. The whole Zimbali package is really amazingMore

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 6 July 2017

    Dear Anonymous Thank you for taking time to share your feedback with us. We are delighted to note that you had an enjoyable visit to our Lodge. We are happy to hear that our catering, beautiful venue and breathtaking views, as well as our staff...More

    Fairmont Zimbali Resort
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    About
    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
    • 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
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 128 - US$ 196 (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
    • Fairmont Zimbali Hotel Ballito ,
    • Zimbali Hotel ,
    • Zimbali Lodge
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    xhotfeetx
    10 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
    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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    "Sea view with the forest and lake is a must"
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    "All the views are the same - of the jungle"
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    "We were in room 118 and that was walking distance to the lodge but carts pick u up all the time so no going..."
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    "Rooms inside the main building are bigger and more convenient to getting around the premises."
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