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Zimbali Lodge

Fairmont Zimbali Estate, 4390 Ballito, South Africa



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  • Breakfast

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About the hotel


You need to know

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • 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 fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: ZAR 265.00 per person (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.

Check-in Instructions

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
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 property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-in Special Instructions

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


General description

A modern 5-star paradise with superb relaxation and leisure facilities in Ballito city. Fairmont Zimbali Lodge is ideally located in the vicinity of Umhlali Country Club, The Official Luthuli Museum.
The colonial  decorated rooms are havens of tranquility with premium quality bedding, Ironing Facilities, Seating Area and Closet, while guests will be spoilt for choice with on-site activities and amazing recreational facilities such as , , Outdoor pool and .
Check-in: From 2:00 PM
Check-out: from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Explore Ballito city during your stay at Fairmont Zimbali Lodge, which is located around 0 km from 0. The hotel is also surrounded by Ballito Lifestyle Centre and Ndlondlo Reptile Park. 0 is approximately 0 km from hotel's doorstep.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Casuarina Beach - 4.3 km / 2.7 mi
Thompson's Bay Beach - 10.9 km / 6.8 mi
Ballito Beach - 11.1 km / 6.9 mi
Umdloti Beach - 20 km / 12.4 mi
Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve - 20.9 km / 13 mi
Umhlanga Lighthouse - 25.2 km / 15.7 mi
Umhlanga Rocks Beach - 26 km / 16.2 mi
KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board - 26.2 km / 16.3 mi
Luthuli Museum - 26.7 km / 16.6 mi
Umhlanga Hospital - 26.8 km / 16.6 mi
Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail - 26.8 km / 16.6 mi
Gateway Theatre of Shopping - 27.1 km / 16.8 mi
Mount Edgecombe Country Club - 29.2 km / 18.1 mi
Beachwood Golf Course - 32.1 km / 19.9 mi
Beachwood Mangroves Nature Reserve - 32.3 km / 20.1 mi

The nearest major airport is Durban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.) - 16.3 km / 10.1 mi


Satisfy your appetite at Trophy Bar, a poolside bar which features a garden view. Dining is also available at the coffee shop/café. Wrap up your day with a drink at the poolside bar. Buffet breakfasts are available daily for a fee.


Luxuriate in one of 0 accommodations decorated in colonial  style at Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. Your unit is furnished with Air conditioning, Minibar, Telephone and safe For more pleasure, there is also a tv with Satellite Channels in addition to Balcony.
When it comes to bathing, you can have a relaxing one in your Private bathroom that is fitted with Shower, Hairdryer and Bathrobe. Housekeeping services are provided.


. Enjoy soothing moments at the Outdoor pool

Business, and other amenities

Give your business a boost with Fairmont Zimbali Lodge's business facilities such as Meeting/banquet facilities and Business center that will meet all your expectations. 

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Shuttle to airport

  • Babysitting service

  • Front desk

  • Non-smoking hotel

  • Spa/health club

  • Concierge

  • Laundry service

  • Conference room

  • Outdoor pool

  • Limousine service

  • Children's activities

  • Dry cleaning service

  • Valet parking

  • Parking

  • Wedding services


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
Food & drink
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Café
  • Golf course
  • Picnic area
  • Tennis court
Front desk services
  • Bellboy
  • Concierge
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Front desk
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
Beauty & wellness
  • Spa/health club
  • Business centre
  • Conference room
  • Multilingual staff
  • Non-smoking hotel
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms
Family friendly
  • Babysitting service
  • Children's activities
  • Wedding services
Pool & beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
Parking & transportation
  • Limousine service
  • Parking
  • Shuttle to airport
  • Valet parking
  • Does Zimbali Lodge offer free breakfast?

    No, Zimbali Lodge does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does Zimbali Lodge have non-smoking rooms

    No, Zimbali Lodge doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does Zimbali Lodge provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does Zimbali Lodge have a swimming pool?

    No, Zimbali Lodge does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does Zimbali Lodge have free Wi-Fi?

    No, Zimbali Lodge does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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