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The Z Hotel Zanzibar

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   PO Box 4807, Nungwi, Tanzania
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Ranked #6 of 17 hotels in Nungwi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2010

I chose the Z Hotel for my honeymoon after being enticed by the website and was really looking forward to spending a week in paradise. The hotel was so terrible that we ended up leaving within 24 hours. In all my travelling, I have never had to leave a hotel because it was so bad. We pre-arranged an airport transfer... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2010

We arrived at the Z hotel after a safari. There was a mix up in our room allocation, which was not the hotels fault, but our tour operators. Despite this, the hotel management did everything they could to sort it out for us - thanks again keith for all your care and attention. We had an amazing holiday here. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2010

i've stayed there twice now and this place just gets better and better. The position of the hotel is fantastic, the rooms are stylish, clean and super comfortable, the staff are so helpful and charming and the food is always delicious. Oh, and the massages are excellent. What more do you need? I can't recommend it enough!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2010

We recently visited Zanzibar for our honeymoon and I would wholeheartededly recommend the island to anyone considering a visit. We stayed in the Z Suite at the Z hotel which was brilliant - the staff and hotel facilities were second to none and I wouldn't hesitate in recommending it. The restaurant food at the hotel could sometimes be slow to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2010

My friends and i found the Z Hotel a fabulous place to stay.We had a mixture of different rooms, which were all a high standard and we loved the decor.The sanitation was a much higher standard to anywhere else that we visited on the island.The gardens are lush and the infinty pool was heavenly.The coctails in the Ciinaon bar at... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2010

My wife and I stayed at the Z Hotel at the start of our honeymoon on the 19th January for 5 nights. Starting with the positives - the location is great - the beach that it sits on is fantastic - it isn't very isolated though with hotels on either side, but nonetheless is pleasant enough. We were upgraded into... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2010

This hotel looks great in pictures, but that is where is ends!!!! My husband and I went there on honeymoon and it was anything but romantic. The hotel is just over a year old, but it really seems like no one is maintaining it. The sheets were washed, but smelled awful! Our curtains were covered in black oily stains, the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2010

We will return as soon as possible! Relaxing, beautiful and laid back. This was our third trip to Zanzibar and our search for the best hotel is finally over. The Z hotel is located in an area with the finest beaches in the world. Trips to nearby world class snorkelling sites can be arranged with Adam at $20 to $70... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2010

What a magical Island but a horrific hotel. I have rarely felt compelled to write such notes but my pure frustration is not really related to the individual staff members as given the relative training they have received in relation to basic hygiene they cannot be criticised. My grievance is with the UK owners who feel happy to pay local... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2010

What can I say about the Z Hotel except that it is defintely the BEST HOTEL EVER! It's got everything you could want for a chilled out relaxing holiday and the staff there are all amazing, which just makes it even better! The rooms are stunning and the views out over the turquoise seas and white sands just take your... More

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Address: PO Box 4807, Nungwi, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Nungwi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Z Hotel Zanzibar 4*
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#5 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi #5 Family Hotel in Nungwi #6 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi #6 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
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This chic, boutique hotel located on the northern tip of the Island, blends contemporary design with traditional Zanzibari features to create a unique, cool and relaxing environment. Set in a lush tropical garden with direct access to white powder beaches and the Indian Ocean, the Z hotel has been finished to an extremely high specification. Each room has floor-to-ceiling glass doors leading onto a balcony, which looks out across the crystal blue ocean. ... more   less 
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