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Boite Postale 697 La Marsa, Les Côtes de Carthage, Gammarth 2070 Tunisia
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 26/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Set along the Mediterranean coastline, this luxury beachfront hotel boasting 161 rooms and 9 suites reflects the distinctive style of Arab-Andalusian architecture; combining palatial space with an intimate ambience which has welcomed diplomats and dignitaries from all over the world. Located just 20 minutes from Tunis-Carthage International Airport, it presents the perfect location for visiting the city’s treasures and UNESCO World Heritage sites such as the Archaeological Site of Carthage and The Medina of Tunis, as well as Sidi Bou Said, a picturesque sea-side town known for its blue and white houses and cobbled streets, with al-fresco cafes and art galleries, located just minutes away from the hotel. Discover a world of flavours at its five seasonal restaurants offering cuisine from across the globe, ranging from the Mediterranean, traditional Tunisian at El Dar, to Chinese at the Li Bai, all in different atmospheric locations throughout the resort. Renowned for its award-winning spa, The Spa & Thalasso ; a 4,000m2 wellness centre inspired by the magical atmosphere of ancient Roman thermal baths, with 18 treatment rooms featuring an oriental hammam and a majestic cupola covering an indoor seawater swimming pool. There is a large outdoor swimming pool and restaurant, a beachfront refreshment bar and two floodlit tennis courts and the Dolphin Kids Club for younger guests, with the star attraction being the hotel’s 18-hole, par 72 golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones II.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Golf course
Babysitting
Parking
Wifi
Adult pool
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Fitness classes
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Car hire
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hammam
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Concierge
Currency exchange
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24-hour front desk
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Ocean view
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English, French, Arabic, German
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Oussama Chairi & Mariem Brahem wrote a review 17 May
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Do not know how to start but it was a very very pleasant stay at the residence; we have celebrated our wedding there. Everything was planned with high quality standards and all invitees were really happy with the food and the whole organisation.our stay was really comfortable. Special mark to all employees for their kindness. I am also taking the opportunity to thank specially Ms Naama Abdeli and wissem team for the the weeding organisation and the spa team as well for the service provided Hope to see all you guys soon With a great pleasure to write this comments. Yours sincerely Oussama & Mariem Chairi
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Responded 2 days ago
Dear Madam ,Dear Sir, It was a true pleasure to welcome you to The Residence Tunis on this special event ! We would like to extend our sincere congratulations to you. Thank you so much for your thoughtfulness in posting your review on TripAdvisor. We genuinely value and appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you spent "a very very pleasant stay" with us. Kindly be assured that it has been my pleasure to share your compliments with my teams and more particularly with Ms Naama and Wissem team who were honored to hear that they contributed to the success of your wedding. We look forward to creating other wonderful memories for you in 2022! Warmest regards, Mehdi Belkhodja General Manager
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Eric D wrote a review Feb 2022
4 contributions3 helpful votes
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Very nice place and well located. I recommend especially for the quality of the food of the restaurants on site and for the impeccable services. all the staff are attentive and friendly. We were accompanied on all of our needs and questions. Everything is there. We will definitely go back there.
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Mehdi Belkhodja, General Manager at The Residence Tunis
Responded 14 Feb 2022
Dear Sir, Thank you very much for taking the time to share such lovely comments following your recent stay at The Residence Tunis. I am delighted to read how much you enjoyed your experience with us. At The Residence Tunis our teams strive to ensure the very best to our clients: whether it be the bespoke service or the outstanding restaurants. I am also thrilled to learn that our quality of food have particularly pleased you. I am looking forward to welcoming you back soon for your next stay in Tunis. Very best regards, Mehdi Belkhodja General Manager
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AbuElias wrote a review 6 May
Ireland5 contributions1 helpful vote
We visited Tunis for Eid AlFitr holiday for a week with my family and celebrate in a muslim country ! The welcome to the hotel by Mr Massinisa was great and the check-in was smooth by the front desk! Our hotel room was lovely and we enjoyed very much the breakfast, the walking path to the beach and we loved the hotel beautiful entrance and the lobby! However, we were not aware the outdoor pool was under construction, so half of the outdoor area was closed. During day 3, we had our breakfast at 8am as usual and we decided to try out the indoor pool at 9am when no one was there, and then comes the BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT when we were told that my wife is not allowed in the pool wearing the Hijab swimwear due to the hotel policy of “No Hijab” in indoor or outdoor pool - Shocking, this is totally UNACCEPTABLE and SHAMEFUL to discriminate against muslim womens in a majority muslim country! Al HamdouliAllah, my wife and I were very fortunate to travel to many places around the world and we never ever had this issue in the past, so we decided NOT to let this go and we escalated it directly to the management. Mr Nizar handled the situation very well, he was professional and listened to our concerned carefully, then he tried his best to help and offered us a full hour daily in the indoor-pool to ourselves only after-hours, which was a nice gesture by them to remedy the situation so we can continue enjoy our holdiay in Tunis! Also, Mrs Souad, the hotel AGM, followed up by phone a day after to speak with my wife and came to meet us in person when were leaving at the check-out which was kind of her! During the day when the situation took place, I was planned to give it a 0* if it was possible because of the issue we had but then Mr Nizar / Mrs Souad managed to remedy the situation and offered us alternative but after the check-out when I reflect back, most the hotel staff were really nice and hard working, and made us feel at home. The breakfast area team, the lobby team and Mr Massinisa, the front gate, the beach area and Miss Feryal at the kids club, which could be 5* but since the backward policy of the hotel owners of “No Hijab” in the pool policy to exist, then 4* would be fair to the staff only!
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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sbenharc wrote a review 6 May
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We were so happy to book at this hotel for Eid as we were really excited to explore Tunis with our two kids and especially enjoy the atmosphere & history (AND FOOD) as we are originally Algerian and therefore felt like we were at home. The hotel is absolutely breathtaking, it takes you back to the 7th century, and gives you a taste of how it must’ve felt to live during umayyad caliphate. It overlooks a beautiful beach and really makes you feel you’re in a castle. The staff and service are probably one of the most amazing people at this hotel and were definitely one of the highlights of our stay. Unfortunately the government has implemented a policy to not allow burkinis at the indoor pool (as the outdoor pool is currently undergoing renovation). It’s an absolute shame I of course because I’m well travelled and I’ve never ever ever had to deal with something like this. So you can imagine we were really upset to learn this but the staff was extremely kind and received our disapproval with great attentiveness and Mr. Nizzar gave us 1 hour at the pool in the evening just for our family. We were ever so grateful for such a kind gesture and we hope that they will continue to offer Muslim women who wear hijab an opportunity to swim as the pool is really amazing. Burkinis are allowed at the beach anytime for Muslim families to know before booking. The breakfast buffet is amazing, with multiple options and everything is fresh, including fresh juices. The beach is incredible , they also have camel and horse riding options available. The rooms are a very good size and the bathrooms allow more than enough space for a family with two kids, and the location is spectacular. It puts you about 10 min outside of downtown Marsa, which we truly enjoyed going down to every day. The staff here is very kind, & a special shout out to Feriel who oversees the kids club, such a beautiful & lovely soul inside & out. My son really enjoyed going there everyday. They have an outdoor playground and also a trampoline for the kids. Lastly, many thanks again to Mr. Nizzar and Ms. Souad who went above and beyond to meet and exceed expectations in handling guest complaints. We definitely look forward to returning soon.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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alainvanhamme wrote a review Mar 2022
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Excellent facilities and experienced staff . Rooms are well kept and comfortable . Breakfast buffet is outstanding . Cuisine might be work in progress .Fitness facilities and indoor swimming pool are immaculate and really relaxing
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Responded 1 Apr 2022
Dear Sir Van Hamme, It was a true pleasure to welcoming you again at The Residence Tunis ! Your comments are highly appreciated, we are thrilled to learn that you felt well taken care of and you can count on me to share your compliments with the teams. I am absolutely certain it will brighten up their day! Please be assured that your comments about the "cuisine" have been shared to the Chef and and he is extremely valuable to improve our guest satisfaction. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in the nearest future. In the meantime, rest assured that my teams and I remain at your entire disposal. Sincerely, Mehdi Belkhodja General Manager
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PRICE RANGE
US$146 - US$236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the residence tunis hotel la marsa, residence tunis
LOCATION
TunisiaTunis GovernorateGammarth
NUMBER OF ROOMS
170
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Residence Tunis
Which popular attractions are close to The Residence Tunis?
Nearby attractions include Le Carpe Diem - Tunis (4.5 km), Rose Mandarine (6.3 km), and Roumouz (8.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Residence Tunis?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, a swimup bar, and free wifi.
What food & drink options are available at The Residence Tunis?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Residence Tunis?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Residence Tunis?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bella Napoli, Le Golfe, and IVY Food & Drink.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Residence Tunis?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does The Residence Tunis have airport transportation?
Yes, The Residence Tunis offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Residence Tunis?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Residence Tunis offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Residence Tunis?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, and Arabic.
Are there any historical sites close to The Residence Tunis?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Mosquée El-Ahmadi (7.1 km).