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    The Residence Zanzibar

    Mchangamle, Kizimkazi 2404, Tanzania
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    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          US$361
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          Overview
          • Excellent79%
          • Very good12%
          • Average5%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “private pool” (99 reviews)
          “main pool” (35 reviews)
          “garden villa” (23 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Room Service
          Suites
          Poolside Bar
          Fitness centre
          Concierge
          Spa
          Business Centre
          Dry Cleaning
          Tennis Court
          Kids Club
          Butler Service
          Babysitting
          Private Balcony
          5.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          We were on honeymoon and have booked the hotel quite in a last minute attitude. Sure I was a bit not sure since I never stayed there before, but we were not disappointed at all. We arrived at the hotel and were welcomed by the...More

          Helpful?2  
          Response from AnjaBosken, General Manager at The Residence Zanzibar

          Dear YogaBless Thank you for taking the time to post your review I am thrilled that you had such a great time and it was an amazing meeting you both. I wish you all the very best for your life together and I do hope...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Sadly, for the money I had expected the experience to be much nicer. The infrastructure is there for it to be a luxury resort, but the rest of the services are lacking. The rooms are beautiful, the communal and private pools are very pretty. If...More

          Helpful?2  
          Response from AnjaBosken, General Manager at The Residence Zanzibar

          Dear Ashley A Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Please accept my apology that you did not have a great time with us and felt that the value for money was not met. Three months of the year the wind blows...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          My wife and I spent a little under a week in a Premier Oceanfront Villa for our honeymoon at the end of April. The villa and grounds are beautiful, and the service is largely fantastic. On our (late) arrival, our villa had been prepared beautifully...More

          Helpful?3  
          Response from AnjaBosken, General Manager at The Residence Zanzibar

          Dear Edge_DXB Thank you for taking the time to post your review I am so happy that the better part of you honeymoon was relaxing and enjoyable. Please accept my profuse apology that the driver was not on time for your transfer. This is clearly...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          The resort is indeed beautiful but it is the right place if all you need is a pool. There is tons of rubbish accumulated on the beach by the sea current. I have attached pictures after i waited few hours but the hotel did not...More

          Helpful?5  
          Response from AnjaBosken, General Manager at The Residence Zanzibar

          Dear Emanuele T Thank you for taking the time to post your review I am so sorry that you did not enjoy your time with us. This is a particularly challenging time for us as the winds change bringing sea grass to the shores. This...More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          It was a great short stay. Everything is amazing. Our villa was big, two rooms, incredible bathroom and swimming pool. Hotel area is huge. We used bikes to walk around. The main swimming pool is very big and clean. Very warm and friendly ambiance. Food...More

          Helpful?3  
          Response from AnjaBosken, General Manager at The Residence Zanzibar

          Dear Octobernew Thank you for taking the time to post your review I am delighted to have read that you had such a wonderful time at our beautiful resort. We hope to welcome you back soon Kind regards Anja

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Beachfront
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Room Service
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Restaurant
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Airport Transportation
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Banquet Room
          • Breakfast included
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Babysitting
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Restaurant
          • Tennis Court
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$302 - US$920 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 66
          • Reservation Options
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          • Location
          • Tanzania >
          • Zanzibar Archipelago >
          • Zanzibar Island >
          • Kizimkazi
          • Also Known As
          • The Residence Zanzibar Hotel Kizimkazi
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          Traveller (971)
          Pool & Beach (248)
          Room & Suite (206)
          Dining (49)
          Hotel & Grounds (556)
          Bathroom (22)
          Family and Play Areas (7)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Felix M
          Is this place nice for a Honeymoon?
          7 April 2017|
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          Response from Francois L | Property representative |
          Dear Felix , Greetings from The Residence Zanzibar ! If you look for idyllic, private and romantic place for the Honeymoon , then The Residence Zanzibar is your perfect choice ; we do offer special honeymoon package that... More
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          Missy19
          Hi, you have mentioned in a past comment that you are looking at making the mini bar in the room as part of all inclusive are you still looking into this? Thank you
          6 April 2017|
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          Response from Charlie C | Reviewed this property |
          Missy19, I don't know but I would like to advise you that if you are going for the beach, don't go to Zanzibar. The beach is only swimmable until about noon then it is swamped with sea urchins and seaweed and the hotel is... More
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          BlondeBedouin
          looking for a resort with a lovely white sand beach, clear water for swimming etc. Can anyone who has stayed here tell me if the beach matches this description? it's difficult to tell as some of the pictures show nothing but miles of low tide and seaweed. How long does the high tide last daily?
          27 March 2017|
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          Response from Francois L | Property representative |
          Dear BlondeBedouin, Greetings from The Residence Zanzibar ! We are glad to hear that you consider to choose our hotel for your stay in Zanzibar Please note that south of the island is experiencing tides ; at our property... More
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          Room Tips
          "The garden rooms are more secluded. Take the full board option rather than half as it is better value in the..."
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          "All rooms have a plunge pool, but take the sea facing rooms if you can."
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          "All their villas are great, would have preferred the beach villa but much more expensive. Other rooms just as..."
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          "116 is good.Direct sea view... and still close to the main restaurant but with privacy intact."
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