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The Residence Zanzibar

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My fiancé and I stayed here in December 2016 the hotel and staff were amazing. Hotel manager, restaurant manager and chef were amazing, they even asked if we wanted anything special made on certain days! We had a private dinner on the beach/balcony area which again was over and above, so romantic and beautiful! I would definitely recommend this resort...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful relaxing hotel set in garden surroundings with spacious individual villas and own private pool. Food menus were varied and delicious with different themed nights, for example barbecues on the beach, and nightly entertainment. Staff were all extremely friendly and helpful and went the extra mile to provide special personalised touches. Would definitely recommend this hotel.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place really is off the beaten track. I say that so that you can prepare yourselves for 15 minutes of unmade up and bumpy road before you reach the lush vegetation and seclusion of The Residence. It really is worth it. We needed somewhere to get away, recharge our batteries and think about where and what next. This place...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this five star hotel which is in the southern part of Zanzibar (Kizimkazi) last weekend and I must say they have the best massive pool overall east Africa , we stayed in the garden pool villa and thoroughly enjoyed our rooms private pool along with cycling around the hotel ...... The staffs along with Chefs were all very...

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Helsinki
Reviewed 1 week ago

Im a resident on Zanzibar, and sometimes one need a day off to chill. Well, this place just did it for us. Very comfortable room and outdoor space, the pool was great. The staff were pretty good too. The massage was extremely relaxing. Its a big area, and you really have a private zone around your room. Well, this room...

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Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania
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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the 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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Residence Zanzibar

Address: Mchangamle, Kizimkazi 2404, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kizimkazi
Price Range: £257 - £542 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Residence Zanzibar 5*
Number of rooms: 66
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Also Known As:
The Residence Zanzibar Hotel Kizimkazi
The Residence Zanzibar Zanzibar Island/Kizimkazi
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