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The Residence Zanzibar

5.0 of 5 Mchangamle, Kizimkazi 2404, Tanzania
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Mombasa, Coast, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we spent last few days at The Residence Zanzibar and had an amazing time The Villa was very spacious. A private pool which was big and very clean. The team led by Julian and all made us feel at home and very courteous. we actually met them every time we left villa what a feeling My Daughter thoroughly enjoyed herself,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family and I had a wonderful vacation here. Customer service was the best ever and more than complimented the magical location and the fabulous Balinese architecture. The bikes did wonders funwise and healthwise as my kids and I enjoyed riding around the 32 acres. The plunge pool outside of every cottage ensured we never idled. I would recommend this... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

in the worst part of Zanzibar island they made this place heaven ! staff is above any standard you can get in Tanzania, food, rooms, activities, ...just perfect this could be a dream, i would suggest they get authorization for an helipad. from seacliff to the residence would be awesome. and we would come more often !

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is lovely. Ocean view villas are definitely worth the extra cost but if you have booked a garden view villa it is of no consequence as it just means a little extra walk to the beach which is a preferential choice. The villa's are all the same inside so you only losing the sea view. The villas are... More 

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Dili District, East Timor
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the residence zanzibar in early October 2014 and for the price it is just not worth it.. there a certain things I expect from a high end hotel that were definitely lacking at the the residence.. First the positives ... the rooms themselves are lovely and the setting is very nice grounds well maintained, the main pool is... More 

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have spent a week as a family of four last September 2014 - to get to the Hotel becomes a difficult task after a long flight, as you are driving for 30 mins over a very bumpy road - upon arrival you are rewarded with a warm welcome - we had two villas with pool, that we found very... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to The Residence for the second half of our honeymoon and spent 10 nights there. The hotel was absolutely perfect in every way. The staff were attentive, friendly and welcoming. They made our stay incredibly special. The location can only be described as paradise. The beach consists of white sand, crystal clear water and palm trees! The room... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

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
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

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 November 1, 2014

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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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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