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    Zimbali Lodge

    Zimbali Estate | Umhlali, Ballito 4390, South Africa
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    • Excellent38%
    • Very good26%
    • Average21%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible7%
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    “golf course” (48 reviews)
    “infinity pool” (19 reviews)
    “the main hotel” (12 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Facilities for Disabled Guests
    Business Centre
    Golf course
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    Kids Club
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 5 March 2015

    Very comfortable rooms with varying outlook - mostly forest but some with sea view too. Rooms have balcony, and bathroom with separate toilet and shower. Wifi however is a little unreliant but this is due more to the location. Check in staff are incredibly efficient....More

    Thank spike123452016
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali LodgeResponded 9 March 2015

    Dear Noonoo1999 Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. We are pleased to hear that you had a lovely holiday with spectacular views while staying with us. We are glad that you enjoyed the comfortable rooms and that you...More

    Reviewed 24 February 2015

    What a beautiful hotel this is. Several pools, gorgeous lodges and 5 restaurants. However there is no night time entertainment and the nearest town is about 20 mins. This place shuts down at 11 at latest. We felt the staff at reception discouraged us from...More

    2  Thank Denise R
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali LodgeResponded 2 March 2015

    Dear Denise R We would like to thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us regarding your recent stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. We are sorry to hear that your experience with us did not live up to your expectation...More

    Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

    Once again had a great experience at the Zimbali Lodge! The resort is an amazing getaway with some beautiful dining experiences. The monkeys by the pools are very cheeky so watch out for any food you have around you! The rooms are lovely with some...More

    Thank dubj2015
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali LodgeResponded 2 March 2015

    Dear dubj2015 Thank you for sharing your lovely review with the Trip Advisor community. It was a pleasure having you stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge once again. We are pleased to hear that you had a great experience and that you were able to...More

    Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

    We stayed here for four nights at the end of a touring holiday. We found the hotel to be delightful. The surrounding estate is filled with trees and wildlife. The rooms are big and spacious. The housekeeping staff do and great job and nothing is...More

    1  Thank Marie J
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali LodgeResponded 2 March 2015

    Dear Marie J Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are thrilled to hear that you had a delightful stay with us and that you found our team to be friendly and charming during your stay. Thank you for...More

    Reviewed 6 January 2015

    December is really busy so much of the feedback below is related to this time of the year: Around the pool, there are often non hotel guests using the loungers, so you need to get in early. We managed to get a lounger most days,...More

    2  Thank IvanJenkins
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali LodgeResponded 15 January 2015

    Dear IvanJenkins We would like to thank you for sharing your experience with us. We value your feedback. Thank you for your kind words regarding our helpful and efficient staff. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay even though you experienced some...More

    • Top amenities
    • 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
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Golf course
    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$220 - US$302 (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
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    Debbie A
    30 October 2017|
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    Response from Rofti | Reviewed this property |
    As far as I remember it is R250 pp if it is not already included in your stay. I would suggest to take a 5min drive to Ballito Junction and enjoy your breakfast there.
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    "In the Lodge, I would make sure to get a first floor room for the best views/light."
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    "Try to get a top floor room as you will get a sea view in some cases. Whichever room you chose the balcony..."
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    "Choose a room far away from the middle of the hotel."
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    "Stay in rooms nearby the lodge and close windows as there are monkeys."
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