We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
2017-10-31 2017-11-01
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    The Residence Zanzibar

    Mchangamle, Kizimkazi 2404, Tanzania
    Lowest prices for your stay
    2017-10-31 2017-11-01
    Traveller (1044)
    Pool & Beach (246)
    Room & Suite (213)
    • Excellent81%
    • Very good12%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “private pool” (109 reviews)
    “main pool” (36 reviews)
    “our honeymoon” (66 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Facilities for Disabled Guests
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    Kids Club
    Butler Service
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Oct 31Nov 1
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    • Check booking site for details
      View Deal
    • Check booking site for details
      View Deal
    • Check booking site for details
      View Deal
    View all 40 deals
    Write a Review
    Reviews (974)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year

    1 - 5 of 600 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    I had never been to Zanzibar with Family... And always wanted to go to the best with my family... the resort that i visited with my family for our vacation “The Residence” was one of the best place... right from checkin to checkout was excellent......More

    Thank Razzyak A
    Reviewed yesterday

    I had a recent visit to the resort and spent the entire day there. It was a lovely time to experience great food and very organized professional service. The resort is very clean and the employees are well trained and friendly. I would love to...More

    Thank Koustoov M
    Reviewed yesterday

    Great people, Splendid villas, inside and out, and stunning beach. The spa facilities are very relaxing and the on-site restaurant menus are absolutely outstanding. I recommend this location for a romantic get away. Keep it up.

    Thank Kunal G
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    We've travelled a lot in our life and had many opportunities to visit luxury hotels but the Residence is most probably the number 1 in our top list. Everything was amazing. Great accommodations, very comfortable and most important 100% clean. The level of service you...More

    1  Thank Joy M
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We stayed for 2 and a half weeks in September and it was absolutely wonderful. The grounds are lovely and the villa we stayed in was gorgeous, overlooking the beach we couldn't have dreamed of anything we wanted and didn't have. Whilst the grounds and...More

    2  Thank Mattlynch40
    Response from Bruce B, General Manager at The Residence ZanzibarResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Mr & Mrs Lynch, Your review has a taste of HEAVEN! Thank you very much for your passionate and enthusiastic review following your recent honeymoon stay with us. It is indeed so satisfying to learn that you found complete enjoyment,peace and relaxation during your...More

    Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa (Relais & Chateaux)
    351 reviews
    #1 of 8 hotels in Paje
    Baraza Resort & Spa
    780 reviews
    #2 of 10 hotels in Bwejuu
    The Palms
    305 reviews
    #1 of 10 hotels in Bwejuu
    Unguja Lodge
    274 reviews
    #2 of 5 hotels in Kizimkazi
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Tennis Court
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Restaurant
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$204 - US$1,299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 66
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Cheap Tickets, Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Agoda, TripOnline SA, Priceline and Hotwire so you can book your The Residence Zanzibar reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Kizimkazi
    • Also Known As
    • The Residence Zanzibar Hotel Kizimkazi ,
    • The Residence Zanzibar Zanzibar Island/Kizimkazi
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (1044)
    Pool & Beach (246)
    Room & Suite (213)
    Dining (62)
    Hotel & Grounds (611)
    Bathroom (22)
    Family and Play Areas (7)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
    Unguja Lodge
    274 reviews
    4.56 km away
    Baraza Resort & Spa
    780 reviews
    26.18 km away
    The Palms
    305 reviews
    26.02 km away
    Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa (Relais & Chateaux)
    351 reviews
    17.28 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
    Karamba Restaurant
    89 reviews
    4.49 km away
    Zanzest Beach Bungalows Restaurant
    206 reviews
    13.97 km away
    Mr Kahawa
    263 reviews
    18.41 km away
    mnana restaurant
    12 reviews
    6.10 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Dive Time Zanzibar
    15 reviews
    13.53 km away
    Paje Beach
    649 reviews
    18.39 km away
    Jozani Forest Reserve
    236 reviews
    19.35 km away
    Coconuts Kite
    5 reviews
    20.92 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Lynda J
    16 September 2017|
    AnswerShow all 5 answers
    Response from glyniscowle | Reviewed this property |
    HI - we organised our own transport before going to the hotel - they charge far too much - if you look on Viator you will find reputable companies that you can make an arrangement with - but do this prior to travelling
    Darryl B
    31 August 2017|
    AnswerShow all 3 answers
    Response from LRJ20140926 | Reviewed this property |
    USB: Sorry - don't know. But do ask at the hotel - they are very helpful. Toiletries: High quality body lotion, shampoo, shower gel and conditioner Beach boys: No, we had a talk with them and they are much cheaper than the... More
    11 August 2017|
    AnswerShow all 5 answers
    Response from Mark V | Property representative |
    The resort offers Dolphin, Snorkeling, Diving Excursions, and also they can arrange tour at Stone Town or near villages where you can enjoy local experiences. You may visit our website and send your enquiry for the pricing.
    Room Tips
    "Garden view villa offer more privacy"
    Read review
    "Beach front room, 108 was delightful."
    Read review
    "Sea View is worth the money"
    Read review
    "Rooms overlooking the beach are lovely"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing