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The Z Hotel Zanzibar

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

My wife and I and two of her sisters and a boyfriend of one of them stayed at the Z Hotel for 3 nights from Jan. 8-11, 2013. We were staying at the Amaan Bungalows next door but couldn't stand that place so we walked next door to the Z to see if there were rooms available. Lucky for us... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

- Pick up and drop off from airport on time - Rooms immaculate and cleaned daily, and air con is a must for dealing with the heat in Zanzibar - Little fridges in each room which was stocked with complimentary water every day - Food in the Cinnamon restaurant is great (try the fisherman's basket) - One of Z Hotels... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

I stayed at The Z between 28th Dec-8th Jan 2013 and was thoroughly impressed by the quality of facilities and standard of service. The Z is asthetically very beautiful and achieves luxury status whilst managing to maintain the certain charm of the island. After exploring quite a bit of Zanzibar, and most of the north, I can safely say that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

It was my second time staying at the hotel and it just keeps getting better and better! I absolutely love it! Best hotel in Zanzibar and I would highly recommend it!!! Lovely modern rooms, helpful and friendly staff, great food and amazing pool! I can not wait to go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Magical place for a holiday!! Great relaxing atmosphere in the hotel! Everyone so so friendly. Best beach in the world! Stunning breakfast overlooking the sea. Will definitely be going back as soon as I can, and will recommend to everyone I can!!

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Danderyd, Sweden
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

We (two families) stayed five nights 30th dec-4th Jan 2013. Because of many good reviews we had high expectations. Location is good with nice beach, Facilities (pool, rooms, restaurants etc) are good. The main area for improvement is the service in the restaurants and reception. We waited 50-90 minutes for lunches/dinners to be served. Service was "nice" but not attentive... More 

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Baltimore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Z Hotel has great rooms, and a nice location (about an hour twenty from the airport and Stone Town). Beach is nice, pool too but does not have enough chairs for all the guests so there's the AM scramble to save seats. Restaurants looked promising but the service was a disaster from day one. The bar service was so slow... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

After living in Tanzania for 4 years we were reluctant to stay at this hotel but we finally did, just to confirm what we thought. It's extremely overpriced for what you get. Bad service, bad food, small and soulless rooms, crowded pool... The only good thing is the location, but there are so many other nice places in Zanzibar for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

We wife and I spent 5 days at the Z hotel at the end of our holiday to Tanzania, Mafia and Zanzibar. What a great way to finish an incredible holiday, the Z Hotel was just what we needed after the remoteness of Mafia - a bit of all-round boutique luxury. As soon as we turned up at the main... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

We stayed here for a week in Dec '12 which included Christmas. The hotel is fabulous & the sea-view rooms all have balconies & overlook the pool also. Speaking of the pool, it's a really nice pool with adjacent bar. All staff are very friendly & there are 2 restaurants on the premises. It's a relatively small and compact hotel... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Concierge
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about The Z Hotel Zanzibar

Address: PO Box 4807, Nungwi, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Nungwi
Price Range: $206 - $371 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Z Hotel Zanzibar 4*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
z Hotel Nungwi
The Z Hotel Zanzibar Zanzibar Island/Nungwi
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
#3 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
#4 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
#9 Family Hotel in Nungwi
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