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Get an overview of this hotel5-star beach lodge with a golf course

Location

Nestled on the beach, this Zimbali lodge is within 9 mi (15 km) of Casuarina Beach, Ballito Beach, and Thompson's Bay Beach. Umdloti Beach is 11.5 mi (18.5 km) away.

Property Features

Spend the day relaxing on the beach or practicing your swing at Fairmont Zimbali Lodge's onsite golf course.

Room Amenities

All 76 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and balconies. Premium bedding and separate bathtubs and showers are standard, as are TVs with satellite channels.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a golf course, Fairmont Zimbali Lodge features outdoor tennis courts and an outdoor pool. The lodge offers a restaurant. A poolside bar is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 5-star property consist of limo/town car service and meeting rooms. This Colonial lodge also offers a children's pool, a health club, and a rooftop terrace. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. Complimentary self parking and valet parking are available on site.

Fairmont Zimbali Lodge has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Health club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Picnic area 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 76 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Children's pool  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Slippers 
  • Television 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge and served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Thandi Restaurant - This poolside restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Nearby Things to Do

A golf course, outdoor tennis courts, and a health club are featured at the lodge. An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Golf driving range on site 
  • Golfing on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Horse riding/rental on site 
  • Mountain biking on site 
  • Playground on site 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

The property offers a complimentary scheduled shuttle service to the nearby Fairmont Zimbali Resort where lunch and dinner service are available. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • 1 percent tourism fee will be charged
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: ZAR 245 for adults and ZAR 245 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 450 per person (one way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Fairmont Lodge Zimbali
  • Fairmont Zimbali
  • Fairmont Zimbali Lodge
  • Zimbali Fairmont
  • Zimbali Fairmont Lodge
  • Zimbali Lodge
  • Zimbali Lodge Fairmont
  • Fairmont Zimbali Hotel Ballito
  • Fairmont Zimbali Lodge Ballito
  • Fairmont Zimbali Ballito

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.


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