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The Z Hotel Zanzibar

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PO Box 4807, Nungwi, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this place! Was exactly as the pictures portray! Took a Sunset Dhow (boat ride) and it was lovely. About a 4o minute drive from the airport, in a very traditional muslem town, advisable to wear long dress if in the village. However, the hotel area is lovely. Good service and peaceful. Very quiet

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an ocean view room that overlooked the outdoor bar. Had a lovely balcony, clean room, great bed, wifi, clean bathroom and wonderful staff. We walked the beach every day, both directions from Z hotel and we came to the conclusion. We had the cleanest and best beach for miles. I highly recommend this hotel and would love to... More 

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Bilbao, Spain
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second one hotel in zanzibar but it is better placed than the number one, I mean you are close to other hotels and restaurants, and the most important you will not have problems with tide, so always have a beatiful sand beach to enjoy. The staff is fantastic and they take care about their customers, we arrived... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The Z Hotel was absolutely wonderful. Upon checkin, we were greeted by very helpful staff & surprisingly upgraded to a waterfront room. The room was beautiful, and the staff (from housekeeping/waitstaff, etc) were attentive and kind. My only gripe was with the new tour operators, Mermbo Tours, that are stationed inside of the resort. Mrembo Tours didn't provide details on... More 

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Hawalli, Kuwait
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Probably the most beautiful beach in Zanzibar! (No seaweed or extremely low tides to worry about!!) Very small but all you really need. Locals can be pushy but still very nice on the beach. The hotel itself is run very well. Excellent staff and accommodations. Room with sea room was gorgeous and had everything we needed. Food at the restaurant... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Just completed my stay at Z Hotel in Nungwi and loved it! There is absolutely nothing that beats the rooftop sunset viewing deck and bar each evening - the furniture is all locally made and absolutely beautiful. I could have relaxed there for days on end. The pool was fantastic, the pool bar was great, the private beach area is... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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29 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This hotel is a real hidden gem. It's approximately a 50min trip from Stonetown, but is well worth a few nights rest & recuperation. The hotel is located in-front of a private beach with lots of activities to choose from such as snokling, kyaking diving and many more. The rooms are very modern and well decorated, the attention to detail... More 

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The hotel is located right on the Nungwi beach - an absolute delight! The light blue, pristine ocean stretches out right in front of you and the sand is as white as the snow. We enjoyed alternating between the sea and the pool...The infinity pool looking out on to the sea is divine! The interiors are tastefully done. It is... More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

It was nothing short of fantastic! The rooms were beautyfull, well equiped and with a fantastic view. The pool area was beautyfull and I must mention the reading and computer room up under the roof top were you could really relax if you wanted to get out of the sun. The food and staff was excellent and the location likewise.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I stayed at the Z Hotel after 20 days of exploring Kenya and Tanzania. I wanted a beautiful, relaxing place to stay, with great food, an amazing pool, stunning beach and friendly staff. The Z hotel delivered! I loved it here. The onsite dining options are great, the pool awe inspiring, the rooms have fun decor and are extremely clean... More 

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