65.0% Based on 490 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 3.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Ballito awaits you at Zimbali Lodge. You'll be 5.7 km (3.5 mi) from Ballito Beach and 20.1 km (12.5 mi) from Umdloti Beach. Highlights at this beachfront hotel include a golf course, an outdoor swimming pool and free valet parking.

TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 28 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, balconies and in-room childcare. Premium linens welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include soaking tubs and bathrobes. Separate bathtubs and showers, coffee/tea makers and free bottled water are also available.

Trophy Bar serves local cuisine. Trophy Bar is the hotel's own lobby lounge. Spend the day at the beach and enjoy the 2 outdoor tennis courts. Business amenities include conference space and limo/town car service. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. There's also the convenience of an airport shuttle.

With a stay at this 5-star Ballito hotel, you'll be 25.8 km (16 mi) from Umhlanga Rocks Beach and 40 km (24.8 mi) from Sahara Stadium Kingsmead.

Lodge Standard - King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$129* Per night/room 16 Sep. - 17 Sep.

Lodge Suite - King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Lodge Standard - Twin

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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Property Features

Zimbali Lodge offers its guests a golf course, outdoor tennis courts, and an outdoor pool. Along with a coffee shop/café, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A poolside bar and A bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. Spa services, a terrace, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at the luxury Zimbali Lodge. You'll have access to the health club at a partner property. A round-trip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Free self parking and valet parking are available. This Colonial Ballito hotel is smoke free.

  • 28 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Supervised kids' activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free valet parking and self parking

Room Amenities

Zimbali Lodge offers 28 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature premium bedding. Satellite televisions are provided. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers and designer toiletries. This Ballito hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

  • Private balcony
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Trophy Bar – This lobby lounge is located by the pool.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transport is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A 1 per cent tourism fee will be charged

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 450 per person (one-way)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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

You should know

  • Zimbali Lodge offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

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

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