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Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

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

Reviewed January 24, 2015

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...

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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

Reviewed January 24, 2015

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...

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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

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed January 23, 2015

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...

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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

Reviewed January 19, 2015

If you are happy to spend every waking minute at the hotel then this is undoubtedly for you. Superior rooms, cleanliness beyond reproach, excellent food, private pools, beautiful gardens and undoubtedly the friendliest, most obliging staff with an outstanding work ethic. My only advice for the hotel is as you are so far away from anything and everything you should...

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

Dear Guest, All your comments were taken on board and I will look into the possibility of implementing a shuttle to town with our external contractors. Thank you for all your comments about The Residence by Cenizaro. Sincerely, Julian Burton

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed January 15, 2015

We came here on a trip in November 2014. Everything about this hotel is amazing. The suites are beautiful, everything is perfect and there is such attention to detail. The food is fabulous. Every night there are two options, either a buffet or a set dinner. The buffets are unreal - everything is so tasty and there is so much...

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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. I am delighted to know that your stay was a memorable one. Sincerely, Julian

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 14, 2015

I decided to stay at The Resident Zanzibar (LHW) for Christmas and New Year. It is a Beautiful resort with private Villa and large long clean beach. I have done jogging along the beach in the evening. It was great! I really love fresh air from the sea and the sun set view. The Spa is quite nice. I got...

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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. We appreciated that you took your valuable time to post your comments. Merci, Julian Burton

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Reviewed January 13, 2015

My wife and I recently decided to take a trip to the south of the island to experience for ourselves “The Residence”. It totally lives up to expectation. From the very beginning the staff went out of their way to ensure our happiness and satisfaction, especially the general manager Julian. With such a well oiled machine its difficult to not...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for kind comments and we look forward having you back to The Residence. Regards, Julian

Reviewed January 11, 2015

The general manger is very good person he knows how to keep the residence nice and up to date and I advice all to visit the residence where u can enjoy and relax its amazing and special the sun set at the jeti

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

Dear Guest, It was our pleasure looking after you. We are looking forward seeing you again at one of our The Residence by Cenizaro Hotels. Sincerely, Julian

Jersey C.I, UK
Reviewed January 11, 2015

My husband and I were lucky enough to stay here for week in December following a 4 night Safari in the Selous game reserve. Before arriving, I had read many reviews regarding the road leading to the hotel but just dismissed them to be honest thinking people were just having an unnecessary moan, however having come from a Safari I...

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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 will endeavour to correct the small issues that you mentioned. it was a pleasure meeting both of you. Sincerely, Julian

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Residence Zanzibar

Address: Mchangamle, Kizimkazi 2404, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kizimkazi
Price Range: $321 - $679 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Residence Zanzibar 5*
Number of rooms: 66
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Also Known As:
The Residence Zanzibar Hotel Kizimkazi
The Residence Zanzibar Zanzibar Island/Kizimkazi
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