Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

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Average Kiwi Rating

7.8

Kiwi Rating Explained

Service
9
Rooms
7
Food & Beverage
8
Spa & Fitness
7
Attention to Detail
8
Generosity & Value
7
Wow / Hip Factor
8
Architecture & Design
8
Location
8
Fit to Promise
8

Nightly Rates from:

USD 114
Nightly Rates From

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(ZAR 1,350)

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  • Complimentary continental breakfast daily
  • $25 USD food or beverage credit
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  • 3PM check-out upon request, when available

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Overview

Embraced by tropical forest and the warm Indian Ocean, this South African luxury lodge is a natural when it comes to relaxation.

Celebrate your victory on the golf course with a drink at Trophy Bar.
Your Signature View Suite at Fairmont Zimbali Lodge overlooks the Indian Ocean and the hotel's two-mile expanse of golden-sand beach. With a private butler on hand for drinks and dinner, it's tempting to stay on the balcony of the 950 sq. ft. suite and watch the breakers roll in. But you'll also be keen to roam the lush grounds of the hotel, part of a 1,729-acre resort.

Fairmont Zimbali Lodge constantly draws you outside - to soak in the infinity pool, go butterfly-watching, or play a round at picturesque Zimbali Golf Course, one of many nearby. The hotel complements its surroundings with classical African architecture and the wood and autumn hues of its 76 rooms and suites.

After a morning horseback ride or a Health Hydro Shower at the spa, savor a lunch of fresh fish on the pool deck of Thandi Restaurant. For more of that ocean view, try the Trophy Bar, which is open to the sweet coastal air. And don't miss a nightcap by the fireplace of the colonial-style Lounge.

Amenities

  • Business Centre
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Meeting / Conference Rooms
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Spa Services
  • Swimming Pool - Outdoor
  • Butler Service
  • Concierge
  • Front Desk
  • Gift Shop
  • High Speed Internet (Wireless)
  • In-room safe
  • Laundry Service
  • Outdoor Dining & Lounging Area
  • Room Service
  • Valet Parking

Interests

  • Adventure
  • Bird Watching
  • Diving
  • Family
  • Family Friendly
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Safari
  • Swimming

Guest Reviews

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Amazing Stay

Amazing, pleasurable, relaxing stay, as always with friendly, welcoming service and superb breakfast selection. Keep it up!

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Location

Located on the Dolphin Coast in South Africa's northeastern KwaZulu-Natal province, Fairmont Zimbali Lodge lies within Zimbali Coastal Resort. Near the resort town of Ballito, the hotel is a 40-minute drive from Durban, 50 minutes north of Durban International Airport, and five hours east of Johannesburg.

Reservations

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PHONE: +1.877.999.0680
EMAIL: Reservations Team

Monday to Friday 6am – 12am
Saturday and Sunday 7am - 3pm
Hours of operation are in Pacific Standard Time.
  • Fairmont Zimbali Lodge
  • North Coast
  • Ballito 4390
  • South Africa


Recognition & Affiliates

Fairmont Zimbali Lodge is part of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and FRHI Hotels & Resorts

Le Chaine Des Rotisseurs Award - Recognition of the fine standards of service and culinary expertise
Evian Water/Style Magazine - Restaurant of the Month Award