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The Z Hotel Zanzibar

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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rooftop bar”(45 reviews)
“infinity pool”(81 reviews)
“reading room”(17 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed today via mobile

This hotel the beach and especially the staff is there for you to make your stay u forgettable. This is the second time I am here and defiantly not the last time. If you like snorkeling and diving it is located right at the beach.

Thank Axat1244
Reviewed yesterday

We stayed there in the first week in January. It was a good choice as the hotel is just on the beach were it is possible to go to the ocean during the whole day if you want. The water is clean and warm and...More

Thank Elo S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This trip was planned some two years in advance with scrupulous planning and research and Z Hotel did not disappoint on any front. Beaches were gorgeous, rooms were beautiful and spacious and the food was delicious - especially the starry night, candlelit beachside lobster and...More

Thank SamanthaMdO
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was the first time we stayed at the Zanzibar. Booked in their Suite, i knew there will be something special in store. Turns out -- i am right. The check in was a breeze. The suite in which we checked into, was amazing.The staff...More

Thank joydeep_m1987
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent 5 nights here in December 2017. 4 adults in 2 garden facing rooms with balconies. The rooms were adequate, not over-sized, with mosquito netting/fan/efficient air con/desk and chair/TV inside the mossie net/room safe. On arrival we were greeted very warmly by the reception staff...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2017 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$207 - US$349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
#1 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
#4 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$207 - US$349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
#1 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
#4 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (1240)
Pool & Beach (314)
Room & Suite (308)
Dining (192)
Hotel & Grounds (672)
Bathroom (15)
Family and Play Areas (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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Horse65
18 January 2018|
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Response from Jason H | Reviewed this property |
Not really , it does come and go thats clear but being on the northern tip of the island it is way way less affected by the tides. This is why we also choose the hotel. Book in this part of the island you will not be... More
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philipb968
14 December 2017|
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Response from jonSomerset_uk | Reviewed this property |
You can use both ,as they are both accepted
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gaminwoman
20 November 2017|
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Response from LynneandWoody | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other comments. The hotel (and its bars and restaurants) run a tab during your stay, so you pay only at check out. We used a credit card for our incidentals (including four nights in the restaurants) when... More
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Room Tips
"It is not possible to choose the modes of A/C but temperature only. The deluxe double was big enough to stay..."
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"Ocean facing rooms - have excellent views"
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"Excellent room, air conditioning worked great, very convenient to everything!"
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"We loved our beachfront cottage but I think the suites have more privacy."
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