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    Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

    Zimbali Estate | Umhlali, Ballito 4390, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good26%
    • Average21%
    • Poor8%
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    “golf course” (46 reviews)
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    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Reviewed 25 September 2015

    Reservation The reservation was made through the Fairmont website, which is where I should have foreseen the beginning of a poor experience. Having made a package booking which included breakfast one is given the opinion of adding breakfast as an additional – admittedly this page...More

    1  Thank BryceMatthewson
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 28 September 2015

    Dear BryceMatthewson Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable feedback with us. We would like to apologise for the challenges that you experienced during the booking stage of your reservation, as well as any miscommunication which you feel may have taken place...More

    Reviewed 13 September 2015

    From R150/day for wifi, through R35 per room service delivery, and on to R100 cocktails and R350 for a bottle of R50 cheap plonk...at every step Fairmont finds a way to shaft you. It's silly; I can't believe they make much from this compared to...More

    1  Thank 11Chris1122
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 25 September 2015

    Dear 11Chris1122 Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. We are disappointed to hear that we did not meet your expectations and that you left feeling frustrated by your experience with us. This is certainly not something that we want...More

    Reviewed 11 September 2015

    Lovely setting , large , clean room though a little tired. Reception staff very helpful. Now for the downside. Had to eat in a restaurant 2.5 km away and wait up to 25 minutes for a shuttle to take us there. Staff in restaurant were...More

    Thank Medwarecat
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 25 September 2015

    Dear Medwarecat Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable feedback with us regarding your recent stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. We are pleased that you enjoyed the lovely setting of our beautiful property, and that you found the Reception staff to...More

    Reviewed 7 September 2015

    Venue great. Service sketchy and usually poor. Rooms great and the setting is fantastic. Hotel staff not providing a 5 star service though. Lack of onsite restaurant huge negative. Reception staff particularly poor. Service around pool non existent. Room staff great.More

    Thank Michael F
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 8 September 2015

    Dear Michael F Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback with us regarding your most recent stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. We are glad that you found the Lodge to be a great venue located in a fantastic setting. We are disheartened to hear...More

    Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

    Great service, beautiful setting, friendly staff......just simply brilliant!!!! It was a short stay and my first time there with our baby. The lodge staff ensured all amenities we requested were there. The forest walks, heated pool and private beach really clinched it for us. We...More

    1  Thank Rodney S
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 4 September 2015

    Dear Rodney S Thank you for sharing your wonderful review with us. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge and we are so glad to hear that service, setting and staff left a lasting impression on you and your...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
    • 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
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Golf Course
    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 112 - US$ 275 (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
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    • 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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