Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

Zimbali Estate Durban, 4390 Umhlali, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
+27 325 381 007


Overall guest ratings

8.1/10 Excellent
Based on 195 reviews
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  • 9.2
  • 7.7
  • 5.1


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    Located in Ballito (Zimbali), Fairmont Zimbali Lodge is close to Ballito Beach and Casuarina Beach. This 5-star hotel is within the region of Thompson's Bay Beach and Umdloti Beach.


    Make yourself at home in one of the 76 air-conditioned guestrooms. Rooms have private balconies. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature deep soaking bathtubs and designer toiletries.

    Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities

    While the golfer in the family is out on the course, try one of the other recreational amenities offered, such as a health club or an outdoor pool. Additional amenities at this Colonial hotel include wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).


    Enjoy a satisfying meal at a restaurant serving guests of Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. While enjoying a refreshing dip in the hotel pool, you can order your favorite drink at the poolside bar. Breakfast is available daily for a fee.

    Business, Other Amenities

    Featured amenities include limo/town car service, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and a meeting room. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free valet parking is available onsite.

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    • Wi-Fi
    • Business center
    • Concierge service
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Gift shop
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Beachfront
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Cribs available
    • Laundry facilities
    • Child pool
    • Safe
    • Babysitting/child services (surcharge)
    • Pets not allowed
    • Free parking
    • Free valet parking
    • Wedding services
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    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 195 reviews
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    • 10.0 "Incredible bar."
    • 9.2 "Very comfortable."
    • 7.7 "Good location."
    • 7.0 "Nice rooms."
    • 6.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.1 "Food is average."
    • 1.4 "Disappointing internet connection."
    • 0.0 "Generally quite dirty."

    Overall Rating

    8.0 Good
    Based on 169 reviews
    data provided by TrustYou
    • 7.7 "Good location."
    • 6.9 "Rooms are ok."
    • 6.3 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.0 "Service is ok."
    • 5.0 "Food is average."

    Overall Rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 25 reviews
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    • 7.5 "Good location."
    • 7.4 "Good amenities."
    • 6.8 "Rooms are ok."
    • 6.5 "Service is ok."
    • 5.0 "Food is average."

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