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The Residence Zanzibar

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Room & Suite (264)
Ratings and reviews
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“private pool”(140 reviews)
“our honeymoon”(80 reviews)
“main pool”(39 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
Poolside Bar
Fitness centre
Concierge
Spa
5 Star Hotel
The Residence Zanzibar lies within a lush, forested 32-hectare estate where five-star luxuries sit harmoniously alongside nature's untouched beauty. Feel your spirits soar amid extensive tropical gardens that meet with powder-soft white sand lapped by the crystal clear waters of the...
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Location and contact
Mchangamle, Kizimkazi 2404, Tanzania
33.2 km to Kisauni Airport
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Big statement alert: Residence was one of the best restort stays I’ve had in Znz. The villa was beautiful suited with a private pool that wasnt cold and lighted at night! The food was amazing as well, with a variety selection. You have to try...More

Thank Zain K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing honey moon. Exceptional welcome from all staff members. Lot of surprises for new couples. Wonderful villas and swimming pool. Very qualitative and yummy food !! We loved this place ! Thank you

3  Thank alexanendn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's been by far the best vacation we have had in years. The place.. the romance. . The locale.. everything is just breathtaking. Far from the echoes of noise, a peaceful destination. Wanna come back soon... Highly recommended!

2  Thank Atif Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had the most amazing trip here. We spent 5 days, 4 nights here. The staff was so nice to us, the food was amazing. The villa was absolutely amazing!! We had our own pool with view of the beach. Don't forget...More

3  Thank jlirv827
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb!!! This hotel is one of the best we have ever stayed in.. we stayed for 2 weeks on an all inclusive and the food is absolutely amazing!! I was celebrating my anniversary and birthday they made our stay so special!! Fantastic sunset at the...More

1  Thank Missy19
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The Residence Zanzibar lies within a lush, forested 32-hectare estate where five-star luxuries sit harmoniously alongside nature's untouched beauty. Feel your spirits soar amid extensive tropical gardens that ...More meet with powder-soft white sand lapped by the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean. Inspired by the island's eclectic cultures, our luxury Zanzibar resort blends modern comforts with Swahili, Omani, British and Indian influences. Indulge in the privacy of the spacious villas, attended on if you wish by your own personal butler. Enjoy carefree days relaxing by your private pool, on the beach, or exploring the gardens on foot or by bicycle. Savour a taste of the Spice Island's unique blend of cultures and cuisines, and the pleasure of sensational spa treatments. Discover more of the island and the waters that surround it in a myriad of activities, from visiting historic sites and rare natural wonders to deep sea fishing and diving with dolphins. Whether you dream of a quiet couple's retreat or fun in the sun for the whole family, embrace all the delights of our island life at The Residence Zanzibar. Less
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Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Tennis Court
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Pool & Beach (278)
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Dining (82)
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lauraandjames2016
16 June 2018|
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Response from Bruce B | Property representative |
Dear Esteemed Guests, Thank you very much for your query, and it seems that you have made the correct choice for your forthcoming stay, congratulations. To give you in a brief, a wine glass is $8 ,a beer is $5 and $10 for a... More
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familytravellersgo
19 May 2018|
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Response from Bruce B | Property representative |
Dear Valued Guests,Thank you very much for your query.Upon requests,we do certainly welcome visitors who wish to experience our cuisine.With kind regards,Bruce.
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luxurybackpacker7
6 May 2018|
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Response from Bruce B | Property representative |
Dear Valued Guests, Allow me to thank you for your choice of staying with us, it will be a honour to welcome you. For your kind information , the resort is secluded but you can go out at night to few neighbouring bars and... More
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"We stayed in the Frangipani Ocean Villa, and it was so beautiful!!!!"
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"all the rooms are fantastic!"
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"Go for beach front villa, every villa has private pool."
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"ocean front villa with pool"
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