The Residence Zanzibar

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The Residence Zanzibar is situated on a private stretch of white sand beach amid 32 hectares of tropical gardens. Kizimkazi is a 15-minute drive away. Zanzibar City is 55 minutes away by car, and the distance to Zanzibar Kisauni Airport is 1 hour 20 minutes.

Locations close to the hotel


  • Menai Bay Conservation Area
  • Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park
  • East African Extreme Kite
  • Zanzibar Butterfly Centre


Facilities and Services at The Residence Zanzibar

The hotel spans 80 acres and contains 66 villas in six distinct categories appropriate for families and couples. Each villa has a private pool, but it’s recommended to stay at the hotel’s primary attraction instead. After lunch, ice cream cones are delivered for free to your lounger there.

Guests can have a body wrap, a facial, or a manicure in addition to using the sauna or steam room. Upon request, the resort provides an airport shuttle service. Snorkeling, excursions to the Jozani Forest Reserve, and dolphin safaris are among the local pursuits. Horseback riding, snorkeling, and hiking/biking are additional activities.

The Swahili greeting “Jambo,” which is warm and pleasant, is used by hotel workers. At check-in, guests must present a credit card and a photo ID.


Amenities at the hotel

  • Free Wifi

    There is free WiFi throughout the hotel.

  • Free Parking

    The Residence Zanzibar parking services are free for all guests at the hotel.

  • Fitness Center

    The Residence Zanzibar gym is open from 7:00 am - 8:00 pm and Yoga classes are offered at the gym.

  • Spa

    The Residence Zanzibar spa features six treatment rooms, a steam room, a sauna, and a hot tub. All treatments use oils from the British company ILA, whose flavors range from ginger and lime to mango and basil. Open from 10:30 am - 7:30 pm.

  • Swimming Pool

    The hotel has a swimming pool for guests.

  • Tennis Court

    The hotel has a tennis court available for guests.

  • Babysiting

    The hotel offers babysitting services.

The Residence Zanzibar gym
The Residence Zanzibar Spa

The Residence Zanzibar Rooms

The 66 guestrooms of The Residence Zanzibar provide amenities, including fireplaces, round-the-clock room service, and furnished patios. Most of the villas on the property offer views of the ocean, but they have views of the gardens and the pool. There are comfortable beds with mosquito nets, a variety of insect repellents, and candles you may use to illuminate your deck at night.

Accommodation Size
Presidential Pool Villa
Prestige Ocean Front Pool Villa
Luxury Ocean Front Pool Villa
Luxury Garden Pool Villa
Frangipani Garden Pool Villa
Frangipani Ocean Front Pool Villa

Room features


  • Air conditioning
  • Overhead fan
  • 40‐inch LCD satellite TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Nespresso machine
  • Coffee and tea-making facilities
  • Personal safe
  • Mosquito nets
  • Bathrobes & slippers
  • Hairdryer
  • Private butler service 


The Residence Zanzibar Restaurant

Every morning, the hotel serves an American breakfast to its guests. Additionally, there are two restaurants on-site, and butler services are available. There is also a private dining option at the hotel for guests that wish to have a private night eating together. The following dining options are available to guests for where they would like to eat:


The Dining Room

The Dining Room, in the center of the hotel, provides spectacular views of the beach and the ocean. The dress code for this restaurant is smart casual, and it’s open from 7:30 am to 10:30 pm. A great area to relax in the cool breeze while enjoying cocktails and people-watching is the Dining Room Bar, which is situated next to the swimming pool. You can take in the expansive ocean and the Zanzibar sunset. From 11 am until 11 pm, this arcade is open.


The Pavilion 

At The Pavilion, guests may indulge in a delectable gastronomic adventure that embraces the cuisines of every nation in between, taking them from the Mediterranean to the Middle East. A short stroll from the main hotel, this restaurant’s verdant grounds, The Pavilion, combines sophisticated contemporary design with nods to Middle Eastern culture and traditional music to create a singular dining experience that appeals to all the senses. The hours are 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm, and smart casual attire is appropriate.


Beach or Poolside Dining

As their lunch is brought to them in a rattan basket, guests can unwind on the sun loungers without being bothered. Fresh seafood, pasta, a variety of salads, and cakes are all offered on the menu. Additionally, it is open from midday until 4:00 pm.

The Residence Zanzibar menu

Other restaurants nearby


  • Moonlight Bar
  • Centre Restaurant
  • Sarabi Zanzibar


The Residence Zanzibar Prices

The prices of rooms at The Residence Zanzibar vary depending on the duration of your stay.

Accommodation Price
Prestige Ocean Front Pool Villa
Luxury Ocean Front Pool Villa
Luxury Garden Pool Villa
Frangipani Garden Pool Villa

The Residence Zanzibar Review


The Residence Zanzibar offers enormous, incredibly comfortable rooms with fantastic bathrooms. The hotel's communal pool is great for swimming, playing, and unwinding on hot summer days. Additionally, the beach exceeds expectations and is secluded.

- HotelStick's Team

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