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The Residence Zanzibar

Mchangamle, Kizimkazi

+255 245 555 000

per night


based on 346 reviews

About The Residence Zanzibar, Kizimkazi

Value for money

The Residence Zanzibar is set on Zanzibar, and offers 5-star accommodation as well as an infinity pool and a private beach. It features a spa and wellness center, as well as a Jacuzzi, free Wi-Fi and outdoor tennis courts. The hotel provides an express check-in and check-out feature, free bicycle rental and a 24-hour reception. Guests can also enjoy free private parking on site. A sauna, a sun deck and a kids club are also available. All rooms are air conditioned and feature their very own seating and dining area. All have a mini bar, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with bathrobes. The Residence Zanzibar's restaurant offers a dynamic menu featuring Mediterranean and Middle Eastern specialties. In the evening, guests can relax in the comfortable lounge bar. Zanzibar International Airport is a 55-minute drive from the hotel. Jambiani and Paje are situated an easy drive away.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Private beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Mosquito net
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Bicycle rental
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Fishing
  • Game room
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Evening entertainment
  • Cooking classes
  • Beauty salon
  • Table tennis
  • Water sport facilities (on site)
  • Pool table

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Hammam (Turkish bath)
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water


  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Pool and spa

  • Infinity pool
  • Spa
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view
  • Steam room
  • Private pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage
  • Pool bar
  • Sauna


  • Packed lunches
  • Breakfast included
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Spa bath
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available
  • Books, DVDs, music for children
  • Kids meals
  • Indoor play area
  • Kids' club
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Playground
  • Children's television networks


  • Family rooms
  • Lockers
  • Newspapers
  • Pool view
  • Storage available
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • VIP room facilities

Accessibility and suitability

  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Increased accessibility


  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Pants press
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tumble dryer


  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Private beach
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Balcony

Media and entertainment

  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Library
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Private parking


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor tennis

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The Residence Zanzibar location: Mchangamle, Kizimkazi

The Residence Zanzibar Reviews

GreatBased on 346 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • The staff were amazing! (in 29 reviews)
  • The pool is massive and very clean. (in 17 reviews)
  • "All the food was amazing, the chefs there are truly gifted." (in 12 reviews)
Cons -
  • The bumpy and long road leading to the hotel (in 3 reviews)
  • "However, this is true for almost all the beaches in Zanzibar." (in 2 reviews)
  • "The beach looked muddy/rock-ish at low tide, with coarse sand." (in 2 reviews)

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The Residence Zanzibar room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • If you're looking to go directly from Zanzibar Kisauni to The Residence Zanzibar, expect a 1h drive as they are around 20.0 mi apart.

  • Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to The Residence Zanzibar. The nearest airport to the hotel is Zanzibar Kisauni.

  • The Residence Zanzibar does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call The Residence Zanzibar at +255 245 555 000. Guests staying at The Residence Zanzibar are welcomed by hotel staff to order room service directly from the kitchen to their room.

  • Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Kizimkazi specifically look for hotels with a pool. The Residence Zanzibar may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • The best contact number for The Residence Zanzibar is +255 245 555 000.

  • Yes, The Residence Zanzibar has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Yes, there is a gym available to guests of The Residence Zanzibar. For gym hours, it is best to ask the front desk clerk during check-in.