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The Z Hotel Zanzibar

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PO Box 4807, Nungwi, Tanzania
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Haslev, Denmark
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

In general a nice hotel with friendly staff. We arrived at the end of the ramadan which meant 4 days of Eid celebration. The hotel is placed very close to the city centre which meant extreemely loud music until 0330 two out of four nights. No information from the hotel and I would have expected some kind of compensation. We... More 

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Gentofte
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We just had the pleasure of staying at the Z Hotel in Nungwi on Zanzibar for 8 days and we really enjoyed almost everything there. Lets start with the beach at the doorstep of the hotel, which is rated as one of the best beaches on the island. Understandably with it's pure white sand and turquoise waters - couldn't have... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Zanzibar was a midway point during a 5 month overland journey from Cairo to Cape Town. It happened to be Christmas so I decided to gift myself with a couple nights of beachside luxury. Waking up Christmas morning, walking out onto the balcony and watching Maasai stroll the beach, heading down to the infinity edged pool to lounge in the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice welcome and pick up. Had to complain about the initial corner room we were given which had very little daylight but after moving it was much better. The hotel feels very compact and the pool is small but the overall service, look and feel and the food was very good.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here for one wonderful week with a friend. Our room was lovely and clean, the view of the ocean spectacular. The beach is like fine icing sugar and the colour of the water is the prettiest of blues. During our stay, we tried all of the restaurants. The food is quite good, stick with the seafood as it's... More 

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Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been looking forward to writing this review!! We stayed for 3 nights in July 2015. One of the best hotels we've ever stayed in. The service is terrific, led by the wonderful hotel manager, Julie, who befriended us and made us feel very special. Indeed, all the staff did and their service is such a credit to the hard... More 

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Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a great time at the Z. The staff were really responsive and nice. They do a good job keeping the beach salesman away from the guests. The services at the hotel were on the pricier side, so we pretty much just stayed there and ate breakfast there (which was included.) Then we'd get massages, drinks, food, book tours... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is one of the most wonderful hotels I have ever visited. Coming in quite late at night, the staff and managers were there to welcome us with a drink. They even thought that we might be hungry, and therefore had put some paninis in our room. Coming up to the room, it was amazing. The view over the... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice beach! The tide doesnt effect this side at all compared to the east side of the island! Good food and awesome staff! Sunsetviewbaar is not to be missed! Hotel keeps the beach next to the hotel clear of salesmen who work the beach everyday! North side of the island is preferred for divers also!

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Muscat, Masqat, Oman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for two nights after coming from Breezes beach resort in Nungwi. The location of Z hotel is perfect as we could walk along the beach and stop at other bars/restaurants and various shops. The rooftop area was great (and very popular) to watch the sunset to some chilled vibes. Only wished the rooftop area was open later into... More 

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