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Fairmont Zimbali Resort
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Zimbali Coastal Resort, 4422 Umhlali, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
+27 325 385 000

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+27 325 385 000

Overall guest ratings

8.6/10 Excellent
based on 993 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.0
  • 7.2
  • 6.0
  • 5.9

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  • Nice building
  • Friendly service

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    About

    Set along South Africa's sublime east coast, nestled between a forest reserve and a shimmering sea, the resort's exquisite natural beauty is dotted with pockets of urban flair and enhanced by the rich Zulu heritage of the KwaZulu-Natal province.

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    Amenities

    • Fitness centre
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Wedding services
    • Business centre
    • Internet
    • Wi-Fi
    • Concierge service
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Gift shop
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Bicycle hire
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Sauna
    • Free parking
    • Playground
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Beachfront
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Laundry facilities
    • Golf
    • Child pool
    • Coffee shop
    • Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
    • Pets not allowed
    • Free valet parking
    • Outdoor tennis
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    based on 993 reviews
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "Good access to the airport, said 100%."
      8.0 "80% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 7.2 "Good service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.1 "Management was excellent, said 71%."
    • 6.9 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 6.4 "Beach is so-so."
    • 6.2 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.0 "Food is average."
    • 5.9 "Rooms are ok."
      6.2 "Beds were acceptable for 62%."
    • 3.0 "Generally quite dirty."
      2.8 "72% said rooms were dirty."
      0.0 "100% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 2.4 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.3 "87% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    based on 526 reviews
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
    • 7.5 "Good service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.0 "Good pool."
    • 6.4 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.1 "Rooms are ok."
      6.4 "Beds were acceptable for 64%."
    • 6.0 "Beach is so-so."
    • 5.9 "Food is average."
      5.1 "Only 51% were satisfied with the menu."
    • 3.5 "Not very clean."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were dirty."
    • 2.4 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.3 "87% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    based on 446 reviews
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
    • 6.7 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 6.6 "Beach is so-so."
    • 6.6 "Service is ok."
      6.2 "Only 62% thought the service was professional."
    • 5.8 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.7 "Rooms are ok."
      5.9 "Beds were acceptable for 59%."
    • 5.4 "Average value."
    • 2.8 "Generally quite dirty."
      2.7 "73% said rooms were dirty."
    • 2.1 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.2 "88% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.8 Excellent
    based on 19 reviews
    • 7.4 "Good service."
    • 7.1 "Good amenities."
    • 5.1 "Rooms are ok."
    Hotel type
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    Good to know
    "Nice building"
    "Friendly service"
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