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Fairmont Zimbali Resort

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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North Carolina
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The incredible location of this property on the Indian Ocean will spoil anyone! We were most impressed by the valet and bellmen who were so efficient and friendly when we first arrived and every time we fetched our car or needed something from it. Nothing was a bother and big smiles came naturally. The restaurants for our liking were a...

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Dublin, Ireland
HOTEL’S FAVORITE REVIEW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

myself and my daughters are just back from an amazing holiday at the fairmont Zimbali Resort. Wow.. it is just amazing!! The staff are fantastic and nothing is too much trouble. The food was fantastic and plenty of everything. The chefs are fantastic. Nothing is too much trouble. Definitely try the mexican, Shty is lovely!!. We were greeted by Gugu...

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FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali Resort, responded to this review

Dear famx3loves2travel We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us. It is a joy to hear that you enjoyed your holiday with your family at our resort! We are thrilled to hear that our staff left a lasting impression on you and we thank you for sharing specific names allowing us to recognize these individuals. We...

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the 2nd time I've stayed at Fairmont Zimbali and as disappointing for the 2nd time. What a beautiful hotel with great views and potential being tragically mismanaged. I have experienced 2-star hotels with better management and systems. Housekeeping, maintenance, administration, knowledge of staff, hotel systems and in particular management of the hotel facilities were all tragically poor. This...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Resort last week. OK so i really enjoyed my stay BUT before i start the hotel reservation service on the phone is rude and borderline @#%$&*#^#$&#*$#*'s! Not helpful at all and the management need to look into the way the speak to people. I believe you get put through to there international office, lets just say if...

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FairmontZimbali, General Manager at Fairmont Zimbali Resort, responded to this review

Dear BeeTPiont Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. We are disheartened to hear that you experienced challenges with the reservation service on the outset. This is certainly not the Fairmont standard and we would like to assure you that we are trying to resolve this concern so that there is no future occurrence. Please...

Rustenburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended the Enterprise of the Future event, running over three days at the Fairmont Zimbali Resort. What a fantastic venue! I have not yet experienced the level of service delivery that we received during this event. Form very early, till very late the resort made sure that any need of their guest are attended to. The facilities are excellent,...

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is soo beautiful celebrated my husband's birthday here. The only downfall is the lack of free wifi. But the surprise birthday special they did for him was supper amazing and big up to the guys that did the magic on the 18 Feb 2017. I loved it.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Could not fault any part of this resort. The buffet breakfast was affordable and had a very good variety. The grounds are well kept and the pools are stunning. You will meet a monkey. The staff made the whole experience wonderfull. So helpfull to all our needs as we had a big group.

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Johannesburg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easily accessible from theach airport and province's attractions. Unrivaled services and comfiort. Stylish rooms with ocean views and nature, ready to assist porters,dining options and catering for kids too. International (just check IFA logo),spacious guest, lodges or villas. You choose your fancy. Situated in Durban where the sun never sets. We walked in the morning , enjoyed Ayoba meals during...

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south africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just twenty minutes from home this beautiful resort in Zimbali Coastal Forest was perfect for hubby's birthday. We chose a place close to home as my son had school commitments over the weekend. Immaculate rooms with balcony and views over the Indian Ocean. Large bathroom and dressing area. Will definitely be back.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Fairmont Zimbali Resort was our first stop in South Africa. It is a beautifully designed resort with large comfortable rooms. Staff were all friendly, helpful and charming. In fact that was our experience wherever we stayed in South Africa. There were two weddings on the weekend and the hotel seemed to cope well - even opening up a large...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Fairmont Zimbali Resort

Address: PO Box 17, Zimbali | 4420, Ballito 4422, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ballito
Price Range: $164 - $366 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Fairmont Zimbali Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 154
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Fairmont Zimbali Hotel Ballito
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Higher rooms offer a better view, butt all rooms have a view”
hugo_coetzee, 1 week ago | Read review
“It's either ocean views or pool in your balcony. Braai areas ,spacious rooms and all amenities.”
Bongzah, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Choose a sea view room”
Priya1942, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“1 bedroom king suites are very specious for families with small kids”
IsabelleJhb, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Easy access to the beach, but sea not suitable for swimming!”
Shaun_Stell, 3 weeks ago | Read review
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