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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
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The residence is everything it says on the web site and more. It was the first time we have ever had a holiday like this, it was our 50th birthday and rather than go off and do the usual adventure holiday we decided to have a honey moon type thing. We were a little worried that we may get bored... More

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Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of four recently stayed at The Residence in Kizimkazi, Zanzibar and what a magical experience it was. The room options are garden or beach two-roomed villas that are beautifully designed and decorated. Each villa has a private pool, and the bedrooms are ensuite with outdoor showers. Upon arrival we were greeted by the friendly staff, we checked in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most beautiful place you can imagine - a set of villas set 20 minutes down a stone track well out of the way of anywhere else. An infinity pool surrounded by sun loungers overlooks the white sand beach which is lined with palm trees. On the beach there is a pier with a veranda at the end which you... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just got back from The Residence Zanzibar where we stayed for 7 nights. On arrival we were upgraded to an Ocean View Villa which was a lovely start to the holiday! The Villas are all of a similar style, well designed and spacious and rooms were cleaned impeccably every day. The added touch of bikes at each villa to cycle... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at The Residence in Zanzibar on our honeymoon for 10 nights. Our room was an ocean view villa right by the jetty. It wasn't too far a walk away from the restaurants/main pool area. The villa itself was spacious, spotless and tastefully furnished. Lovely to wake up every morning from the canopied bed to the azure ocean views.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

SUPERB. If you are aiming for luxury in Zanzibar, this is the place to go to. Location is amazing - in the less-visited part of the island, within a protected area with abundant vegetation and monkeys (you'll see them roaming around), and with a lovely beach. Every room is a villa with private swimming pool. Two restaurants serve amazing food.... More

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Dunfermline, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Residence in Zanzibar for 7 nights after a safari in Tanzania. The Private villa was amazing. The private pool is such a luxury. We were in a villa at the beach and I would recommend getting one of these. Great idea of having bikes at your villa to get you about but walking is just as... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

My wife and I stayed at The Residence for 6 nights as part of our honeymoon and we had the most amazing time. Our villa was amazing with its private pool, large bedroom and bathroom. The providing of bikes to get from your villa around the hotel is a nice touch as well. The location on the beach is amazing... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Loved this place. The location is wonderful - amazing beach; clear blue seas and a great resort. The main pool is lovely and the private plunge pools just right for a quick and refreshing dip anytime of day or night. Service was generally good but not perfect, but this is a minor criticism. The resort arranged tours and these were... More

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Kildare, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We have just returned from our honeymoon in Tanzania where we spent 7 nights in The Residence in Zanzibar for our last week. If you are going to Zanzibar, STAY HERE!! From the moment we arrived till the moment we left, the service was fantastic. The rooms are spotless, and beautiful, every room has its own private pool, which is... 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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