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Get an overview of this hotelBeachfront hotel with relaxing spa services


This Kizimkazi hotel is on the beach, 5.4 mi (8.7 km) from Kizimkazi Beach, and within 20 mi (32 km) of Jambiani Beach and Paje Beach. Jozani Forest Reserve is 16.2 mi (26 km) away.

Hotel Features

At The Residence Zanzibar, spend the day on the beach where you can enjoy snorkeling. Then return for a meal at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 66 rooms boast private pools and offer free WiFi and furnished patios. Living rooms and DVD players are standard, as are TVs with satellite channels.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Enjoy the umbrellas and sun loungers for a relaxing day at the beach. After a day at the beach, enjoy amenities at The Residence Zanzibar like a children's club, an outdoor pool, and complimentary bicycles.

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This luxury hotel also offers a fitness center and a garden. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 66 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Children's club 
  • Library 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Year Built 2011 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 66 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Wedding services 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Separate living room  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Babysitting or childcare  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Furnished patio 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • DVD player 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Separate living room 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Private pool 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Room service 
  • Television 
  • In-room safe 
  • Satellite TV service 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary buffet breakfast.

The Dining Room - This beachfront restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

The Pavilion - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves dinner only.

Room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Guests booked in a Honeymoon Special rate plan must provide a copy of their wedding certificate at time of booking or on arrival to qualify for the special rate. This offer is valid within 9 months after civil wedding date.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Destination fee: TZS 2133.88 per person, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
A city tax of US$ 1 per person, per night will be collected at the property in cash. For further details, please contact the property using the information contained in the confirmation received after booking.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

Honeymoon Offer

Book a 4-night minimum stay in a Honeymoon Offer rate plan and receive a discounted rate at time of booking.

Blackout dates: December 22, 2014 - January 6, 2015 and December 22, 2015 - January 6, 2016. Offer is valid within 9 months after civil wedding date. A copy of the wedding certificate is required at time of booking OR on arrival to receive this rate. Other restrictions may apply.

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