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Zimbali Resort

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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“zimbali resort”(72 reviews)
“kids club”(9 reviews)
“golf course”(44 reviews)
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Zambali is one of the most beautiful hotels we have stayed int. The service though is terrible. The best service is Room Service which is quick and friendly, the guards at the entrance is also good. Everyone else is indifferent at best with one or...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

The first time I laid eyes on this resort was last year November, when I saw photos of it online. I fell in love with the image instantly. I went in December 2016 to celebrate my birthday. It was as good as it looked. Really...More

2  Thank ChristineK2014Apr
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali ResortResponded 13 December 2017

Dear ChristineK2014Apr Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are delighted to hear that you fell in love with the image of our hotel last November and that you have since celebrated your birthday with us for 2 years...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent stay, worth every cent spent, Great ambiance, the staff members are very friendly and helpful. The Hotel is definitely a 5 star hotel and 5 star treatment. My kids made me promise that we would go back and I will definitely go back.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I still can't get used to the place;every visit feels like the first time! it is an amazing hotel to unwind and relax. The staff is very professional and the food is nice; totally going back again and again.More

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Thank khanyisan2018
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali ResortResponded 3 days ago

Dear khanyisan2018 We appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Resort. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will ensure that your comments are shared with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely pool area at lodge section of resort. This pool is easily accessible by free intra hotel transport. Rooms very dated. Staff really lovely and eager to please. Food above average and recommended. Not up to Fairmont standards I am afraid. Recommend Oyster Box over...More

Thank turner256
Response from FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Zimbali ResortResponded 3 days ago

Dear turner256 Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable feedback regarding your recent stay at the Fairmont Zimbali Resort with us. We are pleased that you had a good interaction with our staff and that you found our pool area and dining...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
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
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pool
Spa
Golf Course
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$210 - US$487 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$210 - US$487 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (527)
Room & Suite (128)
Pool & Beach (48)
Dining (26)
Hotel & Grounds (367)
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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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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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"Insist on room with balcony facing sea."
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"Better rooms service if near reception counter"
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"Lots of screaming kids during holiday season."
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"Choose a room on floors three to six if you love a seaview. And choose a patio option."
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