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

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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.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

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

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.

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