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The Residence Zanzibar

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The Residence Zanzibar lies within a lush, forested 32-hectare estate where five-star luxuries sit harmoniously alongside nature's untouched beauty. Feel your spirits soar amid extensive tropical gardens that meet with powder-soft white sand lapped by the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean. Inspired by the island's eclectic cultures, our luxury Zanzibar resort blends modern comforts with Swahili, Omani, British and Indian influences. Indulge in the privacy of the spacious villas, attended on if you wish by your own personal butler. Enjoy carefree days relaxing by your private pool, on the beach, or exploring the gardens on foot or by bicycle. Savour a taste of the Spice Island's unique blend of cultures and cuisines, and the pleasure of sensational spa treatments. Discover more of the island and the waters that surround it in a myriad of activities, from visiting historic sites and rare natural wonders to deep sea fishing and diving with dolphins. Whether you dream of a quiet couple's retreat or fun in the sun for the whole family, embrace all the delights of our island life at The Residence Zanzibar.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Tennis Court
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Mchangamle, Kizimkazi 2404 Tanzania
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Kisauni Airport21 mi
Dar Es Salaam Intl Airport36 mi
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Great hospitality! One of the benchmarks in this industry. We stayed there for 6 days and moved later to the Melia. Huge differences in all. Motivated staff, spacious villas with really privacy and a lot of other nice amenities. We needed a doctor, he is employed there and very
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Traveled with family and friends for a 3-day birthday getaway in February 2018. We wished the holiday would never end. From the excellent and courteous 5-star service to the well appointed amenities, the Residence is definitely paradise worth visiting. From the private villa
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Response from Bruce B, General Manager at The Residence Zanzibar
Responded Sep 1, 2018
Dear FemiNairobi, What a lovely review! The whole team here is extremely pleased to hear that we made a difference in your birthday trip, and that you were moved by the serenity of our resort. More champagne to come when you return! Thank you for such a touching account of your stay. Please come back! With kind regards from all of us, Bruce.
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We stayed here for 4 days as part of our honeymoon. We can’t express how exceptional this part of our journey was. From the moment we walked in, the service was impeccable. We were immediately made to feel at home, and we could feel the extra effort they had gone to, not only in
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Best experience ever We stayed for our honeymoon in The Residence Zanzibar it was a brillant experience I am glad I chose this hotel for our honeymoon the level of customer service provided exceeded our expectations including the beautiful experience of dinner on the beach. If
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My girlfirend and I had the chance to stay in this incredible place. The Residence Zanzibar was simply perfect. The villa was stunning, with an incredible private pool and a beautiful bathroom with outside shower. We also enjoyed so much going around the property with the
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Dear Valued Guests, Thank you very much for choosing us as your next holiday destination. Dinner starts at 7.30pm but we are very flexible should wish to have it earlier, we can make arrangements without extra costs. We do have branded Champagne available and we will surprise you with your birthday cake no doubt on that! Our beach is fully equipped with sunbeds, mattresses and umbrellas with local roofing. We do have entertainment every evening during dinner time. You will surely enjoy our vast array of activities such as bocci ball, tennis ,table tennis, Archery and more. We do propose complimentary Yoga classes daily except on Sundays. For your information, we do have a fully equipped Gym at the resort. It will be a pleasure to welcome you soon we hope! Kind regards from all of us, Bruce-GM.
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Dear Guests, Thank you very much for your query. Please get in touch with us, we do cater and provide honeymoon stays to our guests. Kind regards, Bruce-GM.
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Dear Guest, Thank you for chosing us for your planned holiday! We hava a tide factor every six hours in the whole of Zanzibar to our knowledge. During high tide, of course our guests enjoy swimming in the sea. Snorkeling trips are arranged by our care .The sea has incredible colours indeed. Please do not hesitate to get in touch for more information if needed. Best regards from all of us, Bruce-GM.
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Dear Beloved Guests, Allow me to wish you on behalf of our team a Happy New Year 2019! Our beach is on a stretch of 1 km but you can extend your walk to another 500 meters ,which is the length of the public beach close to our resort. We are relatively situated in a remote location compared to the north of Zanzibar ,thus the traffic along the beach is low. However, we do have sometimes beach hawkers but they do not cross the red line as we have a round the clock security at the resort. We do hope to welcome you very soon! With kind regards, Bruce, GM.
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Dear Mr Brian, Warm greetings from a sunny Zanzibar! Thank you very much for your interest in staying with us. Please note that food and drink service does not change ,it remains business as usual without any restrictions. Trust to welcome you next year! Best regards from all of us! Bruce. GM.
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