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The Residence Zanzibar

5.0 of 5 Mchangamle, Kizimkazi 2404, Tanzania
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for 7 nights at the Residence hotel in January as part of our honeymoon after a week safari in Tanzania. The whole experience was lovely from the villas with a private pool to the really delicious food (different themed buffet night which all tasted amazing!). We had the opportunity to go swiiming with wild dolphins (30min boat trip... More 

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Julian B, General Manager at The Residence Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We were honoured by your visit and your comments. We look forward having you back at The Residence by Cenizaro. Regards, Julian More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at The Residence for 2 weeks in November/December for our honeymoon, and it was paradise. Let me list a few things: 1) The Ocean fron villa was huge and spotlessly clean 2) The pool at the villa was amazing 3) The staff were the best we have ever encountered 4) The food was excellent, with a great choice... More 

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Julian B, General Manager at The Residence Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We were happy to hear that your Honeymoon was a memorable one. Look forward seeing at The Residence by Cenizaro. Regards, Julian More 

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our second trip to The Residence in Zanzibar. Since we were told and went the first time, we got hooked. It is appropriately named ' the Residence' because it makes you feel that you are in your house with your private swimming pool. The staff are wonderful and ready and proactive in looking after you. The facilities are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Rooms were large and finished to a very high standard. We had a garden villa which was excellent and very close to the pool and beach so having a sea view is not essential. The service was excellent and standard of food the best quality during our three weeks in Africa. Seems the service has improved since some of the... More 

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Julian B, General Manager at The Residence Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Your kind comments will be shared amongst all the staff. The Residence by Cenizaro look forward for your next visit. Regards, Julian More 

2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In my opinion this is one of the best hotel in zanzibar if not the best. The private pool villas were unique and very nice. The food was yummy and the view was nice. The staff were so caring and helpful especially Mr. Mazuri who is head concierge. Best place to visit in Zanzibar.

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Julian B, General Manager at The Residence Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. Regards, Julian More 

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Residence Zanzibar is truly one of the leading hotels of the world. Not only are its landscapes and rooms absolutely luxurious, the service quality and comfort is mind blowing. Having travelled throughout Zanzibar I can honestly say that it is truly the best hotel the island has to offer! A true paradise. Private plunge pool in every room. Private,... More 

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Julian B, General Manager at The Residence Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review. We appreciated the time that it took to upload it. Look forward seeing you at The Residence by Cenizaro in the near future. Regards, Julian More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed for two nights and all was amazing, well equipped rooms , private warm pool, sophisticated food and a fabulous Spa! I did a new Japanese treatment and was fabulous ..thanks Sasha I feel soooo good and relaxed. Many thanks to the General Manager Julian that he welcome us . Hope to come back soon! Carolina

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Julian B, General Manager at The Residence Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We will pass all the comments to the various departments. Thank you for your generous review. Regards, Julian More 

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

When i was reserving this resort i was worried that how it is going to be like. But i was totally surprised by a wonderful experience. This 5 star resort treated us pleasantly. The rooms are quite clean and luxury in every touch. I was totally impressed and enjoyed. The services are offered to us wonderful. Regarding food, it was... More 

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Julian B, General Manager at The Residence Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I and all the staff from The Residence by Cenizaro thank you for your kind review. We appreciated your frank and candid review. Regards, Julian More 

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Recently visited this hotel for two nights, its was wonderful experience ,if you are happy to spent at the Hotel then this is really suitable for you, amazing Rooms cleanliness really beyond the expectation, very good room service , house keeping and would like to thankful for , Mr. Ranjith , House keeping Manger, he went to extra mile arranging... More 

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Julian B, General Manager at The Residence Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure hosting you and your family. We wish you a safe return back home. Regards, Julian More 

Toronto, Canada
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10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly, efficient front office check in and welcome upon arrival with a refreshing cool cloth and juice. Mr. Nick, Front Desk Manager was accessible and amenable as were his staff. Enchanting architectural designer landscaping winds around the property - its lush native foliage is like a palette of colours; well maintained by hard working, friendly gardeners. The lobby décor is... More 

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Julian B, General Manager at The Residence Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. I always endeavour to meet all guests personally and I apologise if I did not manage to speak with you personally. I appreciated all your comments about our staff and look forward meeting you upon your next trip. Sincerely, Julian More 

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Address: Mchangamle, Kizimkazi 2404, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Kizimkazi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Residence Zanzibar 5*
Number of rooms: 66
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