Z hotel

Zanzibar Coast, Zanzibar and the coast, Tanzania

From $1300 in low season

per person for 7 nights based on 2 sharing in a deluxe garden view room on a bed and breakfast basis, including transfers.

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At a Glance

  • Centrally located in Nungwe

  • Very well priced for Zanzibar

  • Asian style rooms with all modern conveniences

  • Great location for diving and snorkeling trips

  • Walk to nearby bars and restaurants for some local flavor

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Situated only 6° south of the equator, Zanzibar enjoys ideal vacation weather. Temperatures average between 24°C and 27°C throughout the year with 7-9 hours of sunshine per day.

There are 2 rainy seasons: Acute, brief showers, lasting about an hour in the morning occur for a couple of weeks during November. The rains last slightly longer in April and May, but even then it does not rain every day. These rains replenish the Island and are often referred to as the “Green Season”.

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I would definitely recommend going scuba diving, the reefs and fish are amazing!

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Description

The Z Hotel is a stylish and contemporary hotel based in Nungwi, on the northern tip of Zanzibar. With 30 rooms in total, the hotel has a small boutique feel to it with luscious gardens and stunning views of the Indian Ocean.

A fresh concept in Zanzibar and a chic beach retreat, Z hotel sits on the north coast overlooking a beautiful white-sand beach. The style is boutique and contemporary, with bold colors and prints complementing crisp white bed linen and cool marble floors.

The rooms are all designed and finished with modern amenities and a contemporary feel and come in six categories: Deluxe Garden View, Deluxe Sea View, Interconnecting, Roof-top Suite, Ocean Front Cottage with private deck and, for the ultimate in opulence, there’s the Z Suite with two terraces and outdoor Jacuzzi.

There is a lovely pool overlooking a pristine white beach and the glorious Indian Ocean. The hotel offers à la carte, alfresco dining in the main ‘Saruche’ restaurant along with Asian-fusion tapas and sharing platters in ‘Cinnamon’, the cocktail bar, where you can also find an exclusive list of mouth watering cocktails. There is also a spa that features a range of rejuvenating treatments.

Zanzibar’s warm turquoise waters and stunning coral reefs offer the perfect haven for divers and deep sea fishing enthusiasts. The Z Hotel recommends the most professional and fully equipped local Dive Center, located close to the hotel, who’s very experienced and safety conscience team will reassure the novice and challenge the more experienced diver. Whether it is snorkeling amongst the rich marine life that inhabit the coral reefs, or swimming with the Humpback whales during their migration that you would like to do, the Z Hotel can assist with all your diving needs.

Nungwi has a fun vibe to it with a range of bars and restaurants. It is fun to get a feel of Zanzibar and be able to have the choice of eating both in and out of the hotel.

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Accommodation

There are six room designs: Deluxe Garden View, Deluxe Sea View, Interconnecting Rooms, Roof-Top Suites, Ocean Front Cottages with private decks over the sea and for the ultimate in opulence, there is our 70 sq meter Z Suite with two terraces and an outdoor Jacuzzi.

Each bedroom has French doors, set in floor to ceiling glass which lead onto a balcony with views over landscaped tropical gardens and out across the Indian Ocean to the magnificent Zanzibari sunset on the distant horizon.

Deluxe Garden View

The deluxe garden view rooms have a large double bed, all rooms are air conditioned and en suite with a wet-room shower.

Deluxe Garden View

The deluxe garden view rooms have twin beds and all rooms are air conditioned and en suite with a wet-room shower.

Deluxe Sea View

The deluxe sea view rooms have a large double bed, all rooms are air conditioned and en suite with a wet-room shower.

Deluxe Sea View

The deluxe sea view rooms have two twin beds, all rooms are air conditioned and en suite with a wet-room shower.

Roof top Suites

The roof top suites are located on the roof of the hotel with spectacular ocean views. The suite has its own wrap around terrace, large double bed and is en suite with a wet room shower.

Z Suite

The roof top suite is spread out across an entire rooftop with spectacular views. It has a private terrace with a jacuzzi, a sitting room and is en suite with a shower and a bath.

Ocean Front Cottages

The ocean front cottages are separate from the main hotel for added privacy and are spread out across two floors. There is a large double bed, a small kitchenette and a sitting room. There is also a floating deck over the sea with uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean.

Childcare

Although there are no specific child care facilities available, children of all ages are most welcome to come and stay at the Z hotel. Food and meal times can easily be adjusted to suit the younger guests and babysitting can be organized as required.

Facilities

The hotel offers alfresco dining in the main restaurant ‘Saruche’, along with Asian-fusion tapas and sharing platters in ‘Cinnamon’, cocktail bar, where you can also find an exclusive list of mouth watering cocktails. Other facilities at the hotel include a swimming pool, spa and dive center.

Activities

Guests at The Z Hotel can be as active as they wish. They can choose between relaxing by the pool with a cocktail or deep sea fishing or arranging a variety of excursions including a visit to Jozani Forest – home to the endangered Red Colobus Monkey-, a spice tours, a Prison Island Excursion or a visit to Mnarani Turtle Sanctuary.

Reviews

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Camilla Smith (Staff)

The Z Hotel is a funky hotel in the heart of Nungwi on Zanzibar. The rooms are stylish and modern and the whole atmosphere definitely appeals to a younger crowd. If you want to be within walking distance of a bit of local life, bars and restaurants you will love The Z Hotel. The hotel has its own pool, restaurant and bar area so you can stay contained within the hotel but if you want to walk down the beach to a local beach bar for a cocktail or lunch then you can! Nungwi is definitely a laid back small place, but for those wanting to see more than jus their hotel it is a fun place to be!

It is a good value hotel and combined with a property on a secluded beach it could work well.

Experiences

  • A historic walk through Stone Town

    Visit Zanzibar Towns old quarter, Stone Town on the west coast of Zanzibar. Here you will find beautiful architecture and historic buildings dating back to the 19th century, revealing the complex history of Zanzibar and its links with the slave trade.

  • Diving in Zanzibar

    Located off the eastern coast of Africa, in the warm and clear Indian Ocean, Zanzibar is home to some great diving locations. Head to the tiny atolls off the north coast of Zanzibar, or take a trip to its neighboring island of Pemba.

  • Explore Jozani Forest

    Escape the beach for an afternoon by visiting Jozani Forest in the center of Zanzibar, home to the endemic and rare Kirk's colobus monkeys.

  • Shopping in Stone Town

    Stone Town, Zanzibar Town's old quarter, has an abundance of local shops selling a wide variety of antiques, textiles, and jewelry. Spend a whole day wondering through the narrow streets and pick up some truly unique finds.

  • Spice Tour

    With the Spice Islands named as they are you cannot visit this particular part of the world and not delve into its history by taking a Spice Tour on the island.

Location & directions

Zanzibar Coast, Zanzibar and the coast, Tanzania

Z Hotel is located 50kms from Stone Town near the village of Nungwi on the northern tip of the Zanzibar. The Island is located about 25 miles from the Tanzanian coast.

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