As Tanzania's first member of the prestigious Leading Hotels of the World, The Residence Zanzibar has raised the standard of Zanzibar's hotels, drawing on Swahili influences to create a seductive retreat of private pool villas.
The huge resort is spread out along the coast with the Luxury Beach front and Prestige Beach Front villa types on the sea front and the garden rooms are set back. All the 66 villas have air conditioning, flat screen TVs, huge bathrooms with indoor and outdoor showers, each with its own infinity pool outside the front next to a veranda with sun beds and then a short walk to the beach or negotiate your way around by golf cart or bicycle.
The resort has excellent facilities as you would expect with full spa, gym, huge main swimming pool, tennis courts and kids club.
Approx. one hour's drive from Zanzibar airport.
Diving and snorkelling, boat trips and excursions.
Read what our previous clients thought of The Residence Zanzibar
It was good. Our room was beautiful, and tended to nicely. However, for how much we paid, there were a few "misses." Normally, we don't care about these things because we are not staying in such nice accommodations. Since we were, though, we had a bit higher of expectations. One major thing was the food - it was a buffet every day for breakfast/dinner (we were half board). There were…
It was great, very exotic and beautiful scenery. Main pool and private pools were very nice. A couple points you may be interested in. It is far from the airport, about an hour and the roads are very rough. The food is just ok...I wouldn't call them 5 star. Lastly the grounds are amenities are a little tired. I would still recommend however, worth noting. On that note WHEN we…
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