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    Fairmont Zimbali Resort

    PO Box 17, Zimbali | 4420, Ballito 4422, South Africa
    011 27 87 550 4790
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (493)
    Room & Suite (121)
    Pool & Beach (46)
    Overview
    • Excellent46%
    • Very good24%
    • Average16%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “coral tree” (55 reviews)
    “zimbali resort” (71 reviews)
    “swimming pools” (35 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Golf Course
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    Butler Service
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 845 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Went for late lunch on a cloudy after so it wasn't busy, ended up waiting over an hour to get a salad on,y to be served the wrong one. The correct one was brought a few minutes later as one of the more senior staff...More

    Thank ZOR-O16
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    Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

    We had a lovely time at Zimbali and can't wait to visit again! Such friendly and helpful staff who went out of their way to help us. The rooms are spacious with a beautiful view. Very very nice king size bed with extremely comfortable pillows....More

    1  Thank Helana2014
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 14 August 2017

    Dear Helana2014 Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are thrilled to hear that you had a lovely time at our hotel and that our staff left a lasting impression on you! We are happy to hear that you...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Overall experience was terrible. The word disappointment does not come close to how we felt and still feel. The experience we got is the complete opposite of what we experienced during my previous visit in April '17.More

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    Thank MpumeleloMoyo
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 5 days ago

    Dear MpumeleloMoyo Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are saddened to hear that left our hotel feeling dissatisfied with your stay. This is not the Fairmont standard and we are sorry that you did not feel that your time with us met...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The hotel experience was extremely disappointing. Maintenance of the hotel suite is lacking. Notified the staff and it fell on deaf ears and given the advice that we have to make do. Standards have dropped considerably.More

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    Thank 855alvinp
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 5 days ago

    Dear 885alvinp Thank you for sharing your review with us. We are distressed to hear that your stay at our hotel did not meet your previous expectations. We thank you for notifying our staff members of Maintenance concerns that you experienced during your visit with...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Stayed at the start of our trip. An amazing place, staff very helpful, stunning views, clean and safe. The room was amazing, huge space, extremely modern in design. Sea view but some building works ongoing next door hence the 4 stars.More

    Thank spoonsown
    Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali ResortResponded 5 days ago

    Dear spoonsown We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience at our hotel with us. We are delighted to hear that your stay with us exceeded your expectations and that our staff, views, atmosphere and room offering left a lasting impression on you....More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • 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
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Pool
    • Spa
    • Golf Course
    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$189 - US$419 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 154
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Ballito
    • Also Known As
    • Fairmont Zimbali Hotel Ballito
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    Room & Suite (121)
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    vixi m
    8 August 2017|
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    Response from Mahdi B | Reviewed this property |
    If I were you, I would go for Fairmont Zimbali Resort with no hesitation. I was there with my family as 5 adults in 2 rooms. The rooms are spacious and convenience. The resort and facility are perfect. you are away 5 min... More
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    MimieW
    10 July 2017|
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    Response from Shreck-1 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi MimieW, Best you call Fairmont Zimbali Hotel 1st because some parts are under construction and not accessible, service is questionable to my experience. FYI Kruger National Park is 9 hours drive from Zimbali, best you... More
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    Elvis B
    9 July 2017|
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    Response from Bongzah | Reviewed this property |
    I concur with Fares and Grennie47. Just remember to come back for lunch if u went to the surroundings. Kids including yourself will enjoy eating Ayoba restaurant.
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