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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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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate in most of the restaurants along this stretch of the beach and were disappointed by the food - the menus and food provided were all very similar e.g. pizzas, pasta, salads, curries all of which you've probably eaten a hundred different ways. The beach side restaurant (terrace and beach) at the Z Hotel was really the only one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this hotel and every minute we spent here! Extremely friendly staff especially the pool side staff and the manager Julie.. Beautiful sunsets! Do try the many activities but nothing really beats a romantic walk on the beach under the Zanzibar sky!

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USA
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31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off, I would like to compliment the staff for stellar service! I highly recommend this for couples and not really families or singles in my opinion. I went with my better half and we hands down were so impressed with this property. Highly recommend the cottages if you want to REALLY enjoy it even more. We like more privacy,... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drive to Nungwi from Stonetown was amazing. Passing through villages, farms and forests, we arrived in a small paradise called the Z Hotel. From the time we came through the gate, it was obvious we had made the right decision about where to stay. Friendly, well trained staff made us feel welcome, beautiful gardens made us feel in paradise,... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of 8 of us stayed at the Z Hotel for 4 nights in early June and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay here! The rooms are modern, clean and very comfortable. The food is outstanding, as is the service at the pool bar (in particularly Lars) and at the rooftops bar- the staff were greeting us by our names... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Greeted by Celine she was so natural and fun, as are all the staff at this resort. Rooms nice size and everything works. Sea view Room is excellent choice. Restaurants are great all the food was terrific. The rooftop bar is great for viewing the sunsets. Dining on the beach was so relaxing and the staff are very attentive. Swimming... More 

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Tourrettes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

The Z Hotel in Zanzibar is a marvelous hotel situated in front of a marvelous beach. The staff was very friendly and when once we had a problem, the french manager solved the problem very well. The room was very nice with the view of the sea and it was very clean. The breakfast was also very good and we... More 

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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

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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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

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
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

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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