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The Z Hotel Zanzibar

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PO Box 4807, Nungwi, Tanzania
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Lund, Skane Lan, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If ever there was a perfect beach hotel, the Z has got it all. Set on the edge of white sands, it really is a piece of paradise. The food at the hotel was excellent. I was so impressed with the diverse, extensive menu at Saruche, it was absolutely delicious. The rooms and communal areas throughout the hotel were spotlessly... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent 4 incredible days at the Z Hotel at the end of our adventure holiday in Tanzania. The hotel is located on the best part of the beach with direct beach access and white sand. The hotel has its own restaurants, shops, pool and even a private section of the beach manned by hotel security. We used this a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights following a safari. We were greeted with cold juice and a cool face cloth, the owners even came and introduced themselves. Our room was a great size and the balcony was a great place to chill after being in the sun all day. We were close to a set of stairs and you could... More 

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