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The Z Hotel Zanzibar

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Evergreen, Colorado, United States
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13 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Best place to enjoy the sunset! I love the staff and really enjoyed adding a couple dinners on the beach by candle light! The rooms are spacious and the cleaning and grounds crew keep the place looking immaculate! Breakfast is included so it's just a couple steps away. The only thing I would suggest is something to keep the flies... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Z Hotel was gorgeous!!! You really feel like you are in paradise at this hotel! The infinity pool at sunset is almost magical! The rooms, bathrooms, and common areas are very clean! A lot of thought was put into this hotel and it is quite classy! Some of the other reviews make it seem like this is a small... More 

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Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location, on the beach. Staff very nice and helpful. I been stained by a sea urchin and they were very helpful applying the necessary treatment. The food on the restaurants its nice but for me the star is the pool bar and the sunset from the pool. The room is very nice although the mini fridge during our stay... More 

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Kristiansand, Norway
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When I first entered the room, the view was so beautiful it took my breath away! I actually started crying... You never get tired of such a view. It changed every day with the weather conditions and tide, giving a display of different colors. If you do not want to sit on you blacony enjoying the view, there is always... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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137 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

From the moment I arrived to the moment I left and every interaction in between, the management was charming and helpful, the staff friendly, the view stunning, the room beautiful (facing the ocean), the infinity pool clean and big enough to do some laps, lots of beach to walk in low tide, diving shops in walking distance, and a lovely... More 

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9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent ocean front hotel with beautifully decorated rooms. Second story room had balcony overlooking pool with view of ocean. Service was top notch and dining options good. Great place to sit back and enjoy a restful visit.

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Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing location unparalleled service and beach. Pool sunsets magic and beach walks stunning. Only place to stay in Zanzibar after you visit stone town. Loved the small resort personal feel. Also access to other linked places great and bonus having multiple restaurants and bars Pvt beach as well.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

one of the best places in zanzibar. it is a boutique hotel which is unique in its own way. cozy sea view rooms, with all modern amenities. staff is very friendly and always ready to help. bathrooms are a little small. the infinity pool by the sea beach is a plus! prices are a bit on the higher side. they... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was overall of higest classe situeted close to the see , with a fantastic view of the sunset in the see. Tastefull prepared beds in the room , anf ofcorse AC in teh room The only improvmen I can think of ( and a tiny detalj ) : a bit softer pillows

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Ankara, Turkey
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6 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect address for a silent holiday, Sea, beach,pool, restaurant were perfect. Room was clean, we noticed woman touch on details, very satisfied.Staff and the personnel were very polite. For a negative point ,Breakfast menu could be enriched,

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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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
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Nungwi
Price Range: $246 - $471 (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:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
#4 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
#9 Family Hotel in Nungwi
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“We recommend paying extra for the sea view”
 of 5 bubbles lisemoss2015, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“go for sea view rooms on the higher floors for better view”
 of 5 bubbles Rituparna82, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you prefer sea view room, be sure to be front view.”
 of 5 bubbles ngokalp, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Good room/accomodation with a great sea viuw”
 of 5 bubbles tommb2015, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The higher floors have the best views”
 of 5 bubbles AngieK48, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
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