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Forest Suites Hotel

Traveller (18)
Room & Suite (5)
Pool & Beach (1)
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible31%
  • 13 Nov 2015
    “Great setting but a bit disorganized!”
  • 8 Jul 2015
    “Disgusting and pathetic”
M4 Road Zimbali Coastal Resort, Ballito 4399 South Africa See on map
Air Conditioning
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 13 November 2015

We arrived here on our wedding night at around 10 pm. It had been a long day and we were exhausted however when we go to the counter to check in they had difficult locating our booking and after considerable back and forth between the...More

Date of stay: March 2015
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

My husband and I arrived at Forrest Suites Hotel for a mid year break. Upon arrival there was only a receptionist seated behind a desk. No other staff was visible. I went to find out where the check in desk was as there was no...More

Date of stay: July 2015
4  Thank rnaicker2015
Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

From the minute we arrived the experience was shocking, Mangwanani has taken over for Fairmont and it clearly shows! No beds for the kids at arrival, no bedding once moved, then no towels, no teaspoons, (ongoing fight every day to get basic amenities) golf carts...More

Date of stay: April 2015
3  Thank decjones
Reviewed 18 January 2015

My partner and I decided to have a short break over the New Year at Zimbali. We were delighted when we were able to book a room at what appeared to be a luxury getaway destination. You can imagine our disappointment upon arrival when, from...More

Date of stay: December 2014
1  Thank Smorar
Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

After having been at zimbali ️resort for 10 nights, we stayed here for our last 4 nights at forest suites hotel. We were highly disappointed upon arrival from very horrible wallpaintings, smelly room, poor quality and insufficient bath towels, dead and alive insects all over...More

Date of stay: January 2015
2  Thank W7325VUmariam
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Finding an ideal small hotel in Ballito does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Forest Suites Hotel, a nice option for travellers like you. More Rooms at Forest Suites Hotel provide air conditioning and a minibar. When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out Turn 'n Tender, Peron Peron, and Key Largo Spur Steak Ranch, which are some steakhouses that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike. Should time allow, Sugar Rush Park (1.9 km), Awesym Skin and Body (0.5 km), and Ballito Junction (1.3 km) are some popular attractions that are within walking distance. Forest Suites Hotel looks forward to welcoming you on your visit to Ballito. Less
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US$280 - US$449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ballito
Hotel class
Number of rooms
Price range
US$280 - US$449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ballito
Traveller (18)
Room & Suite (5)
Pool & Beach (1)
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"have the mangwanani massage with dinner."
13 Nov 2015
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"Stay at the Zimbali Lodge!"
18 Jan 2015
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"Room 4 comes with own parking"
25 Sep 2013
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"all rooms good"
10 Jul 2013
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