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    Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

    Zimbali Estate | Umhlali, Ballito 4390, South Africa
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    Reviewed 31 July 2016

    We stayed here for the weekend as part of a Kulula travel package booking and were presently surprised. It was a lovely weekend from start to finish. Our room at the lodge, 509, was lovely and well maintained. The beach club is relaxing and the...More

    1  Thank Rivonia1983
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 1 August 2016

    Dear Rivonia1983 Thank you for sharing your lovely review with us following your recent stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that your much needed break was everything you hoped it would be and more....More

    Reviewed 28 July 2016

    A wonderful place to stay with amazing views. The generous kind helpful hosts provided for our every needs including advise as to where we should visit and eat. We stayed in many places on our recent tour of South Africa and we rate Zimbali the...More

    Thank jillking2016
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 1 August 2016

    Dear jillking2016 Thank you for sharing your wonderful review with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge and Resort. We are glad that our friendly and helpful staff were able to leave a lasting impression on...More

    Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

    We loved staying here.Felt like we were in Thailand again. Beautiful tropical forest, nice walk to the beach trough the forest, with waterfall, lakes. birds, monkeys and other wildlife. Helpful and polite stuff. We will be coming back again.More

    Thank Yuliana T
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 15 July 2016

    Dear Yuliana T Thank you for sharing your lovely review with us following your recent stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our helpful staff left a lasting impression on you during your stay....More

    Reviewed 10 July 2016

    The rooms are beautifully set in the forest. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. The staff are friendly. We experienced some issues. It was cold during our stay and the room has no heating. The polished concrete floors are very slippery and my wife and...More

    Thank m0ec
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 11 July 2016

    Dear m0ec Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable review with us. We are pleased to hear that you had a wonderful stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge even though you were faced with some challenges during your stay. We would like...More

    Reviewed 8 July 2016

    Very nice for who like the nature. Peaceful location, close to the never ending beach, you can also rent a bike and go to the beach. Golf is amazing, and club house has good food and Ernie Els wine. The only think they have a...More

    Thank Tasi123
    Response from FairmontZimbali, Guest Relations Manager at Fairmont Zimbali LodgeResponded 11 July 2016

    Dear Tasi123 Thank you for sharing your lovely review with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused due to the slower than normal internet access. We will be sure...More

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    • 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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    • US$ 117 - US$ 210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 76
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    • Ballito
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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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    "Stay in rooms nearby the lodge and close windows as there are monkeys."
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