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The Residence Zanzibar

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Mchangamle, Kizimkazi 2404, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am horrified and shocked that a hotel with the rates and reputation of The Residence can not protect its guests from thefts and break ins. We checked in last night and our mobile phone was stolen from our room within hours. We has logged into the hotel wi if and sent messages out, so we had used the phone... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently spent the second week of our honeymoon at the Residence, after a few days on safari in Tanzania. We really cannot praise it highly enough! We feared that the second week would be disappointing after the excitement of safari, but the Residence far exceeded our expectations and ended it on an absolute high! The first thing we must... More

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Michel F, General Manager at The Residence Zanzibar, responded to this review

Many thanks for sharing your experience and your good souvenirs on Trip Advisor Warm regards from The Residence Zanzibar team Michel Fredric General Manager More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving at The Residence Zanzibar after four days on safari, we were ready to unwind and enjoy plenty of downtime. Our experience over the next ten days was nothing short of total paradise. The staff and their attention to detail was remarkable - always so helpful and courteous, happy to enjoy a chat or leave you to enjoy the sun.... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed there for our honeymoon early August and must honestly say it was paradise. When we arrived we were in no way disappointed, the place is amazing. The staff are attentitive, curteous, polite and extremely helpful. Nothing was too much bother. Attention to detail was second to none. It is unfair to pick out anyone in... More

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Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we stepped out of our car, we were treated like royalty. All the staff knew who we were and they all congratulated us on our new union. The villa was spacious and had stunning views of the Indian ocean. The food, the food, the food. It seemed to get better everyday, from the salads to the desserts.... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited The Residence for part of our honeymoon and the staff couldn't do enough for us. We were upgraded to a slightly bigger villa on arrival which was just amazing. The main pool area was lovely with really friendly staff who were always chatting to us, in particular Macdonald and Dotto who were great. There was lots of choice... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let’s start with the positives. This accommodation is stunning. The villa’s are wonderful (get a beach front one if you can), the grounds are exceptionally well maintained, you have private beach to yourself, satellite TV in every room and staff are very helpful and friendly, everybody says hello – all the time – and will go to any trouble to... More

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Michel F, General Manager at The Residence Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Sir, It is always a pleasure to receive feedback from our dear guests. We would like to thank you for taking the time in reviewing our property and please note that your constructive feedback has been shared with our team. We are delighted that you did enjoy your stay in our beautiful villas and that you did take advantage... More

Paris France
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The residence is situated in the South of the island more than one hour away from Stonetown. The place is fantastic BUT there is absolutely nothing to do.. Ideal for honeymoon. If you plan to go around and visit, forget about it... The staff was very nice and focused on services. Breakfast was great. the food is quite always the... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Residence Zanzibar is a fantastic property. From the moment you step in, you are made to feel welcome in this tropical paradise from the always-smiling and friendly staff to the beautiful villas with stunning views (we stayed in the ocean front villa). As far as food is concerned, there are two restaurants; one that has rotating buffet themes (Indian,... More

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Michel F, General Manager at The Residence Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Anjarwalla, Thank you for taking the time in reviewing review our property and the services offered which is indeed of precious help for future travelers. We have taken good note about your remarks in regards to communication as the ease of booking snorkeling trips. I sincerely apologize that you haven’t experienced the service we promise to deliver to... More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about this hotel was amazing! From the amazing hotel reception area, to the food, to having our own swimming pool! Awesome experience! We especially enjoyed the lunch at the poolside...very cute!

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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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