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The Z Hotel

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On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers

Overview of The Z Hotel

The Z Hotel

4.0 star property

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
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Nungwi Beach, Zanzibar, Nungwi

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNungwi Beach1 min walk
  • Popular LocationNungwi Natural Aquarium14 min walk
  • Popular LocationMnarani Natural Aquarium4 min drive

Room options

About this area

Nungwi

Located in Nungwi, The Z Hotel is on the beach. Nungwi Beach and Kendwa Beach reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Nungwi Natural Aquarium and Mnarani Natural Aquarium. Looking to get your feet wet? Scuba diving, water skiing and windsurfing adventures can be found near the property.

What's nearby

  • Nungwi Beach - 1 min walk
  • Nungwi Natural Aquarium - 14 min walk
  • Mnarani Natural Aquarium - 4 min drive
  • Kendwa Beach - 4 min drive
  • Mnemba Island - 36 min drive

Getting around

  • Zanzibar Intl. Airport (ZNZ) - 63 min drive

Restaurants

  • KiBANDA - 2 min walk
  • Fat Fish Grill - 2 min walk
  • Mama Mia Restaurant - 5 min walk
  • M&J Cafe - 5 min walk
  • Murina Cafè - 6 min walk

About this property

The Z Hotel

4-star boutique hotel by the ocean
You can look forward to free full breakfast, a roundtrip airport shuttle, and a poolside bar at The Z Hotel. With a white sand beach, sun loungers, and beach umbrellas, this hotel is the perfect place to soak up some sun. Treat yourself to spa services, such as a hot stone massage, a manicure/pedicure, or a facial. Enjoy ocean views, al fresco dining, and happy hour at the two onsite restaurants. In addition to a free daily manager's reception and a terrace, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
You'll also find perks like:
  • An outdoor pool with sun loungers and pool umbrellas
  • Tour/ticket assistance, massage treatment rooms, and a porter/bellhop
  • Multilingual staff, a gift shop, and luggage storage
  • Barbecue grills, concierge services, and smoke-free premises
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the helpful staff and location
Room features
All 39 individually decorated rooms boast comforts such as premium bedding and laptop-compatible safes, as well as thoughtful touches like air conditioning and bathrobes.
Other amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with designer toiletries and showers
  • 20-inch flat-screen TVs with premium channels
  • Balconies, refrigerators, and coffee/tea makers

Languages

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free offsite parking
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service available

Restaurants on site

  • Saruche
  • Cinnamon Cocktail Bar
  • The Rooftops Bar
  • Z Cafe

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa services

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms

Accessibility

  • This property does not have elevators

More

  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Ceiling fan
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 20-inch flat-screen TV
  • iPod dock
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Individually decorated
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service

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Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 10:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 16

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Deposit is payable by credit card, Direct Pay Online, or by bank transfer and is due at the time of booking the reservation.

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between May 9 and May 31.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 16 and younger are not allowed at this property; All guests older than 16 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 1.00 per person, per night
  • Deposit is payable by bank transfer and is due within 24 hours of booking the reservation.
  • Resort fee (December 22 - January 06): USD 40 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 50 per vehicle (one way)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 5 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property does not have elevators
Children 16 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Z Hotel Nungwi
Z Nungwi
The Z Hotel Zanzibar Nungwi
The Z Hotel Hotel
The Z Hotel Nungwi
The Z Hotel Hotel Nungwi

Frequently asked questions

Does The Z Hotel have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.

Is The Z Hotel pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at The Z Hotel?

There is free parking nearby.

What time is check-in at The Z Hotel?

Check-in is from 2 PM - 10:00 PM.

What time is check-out at The Z Hotel?

Check-out is at 11 AM.

Does The Z Hotel provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs on request. A fee of USD 50 per vehicle applies.

Where is The Z Hotel located?

Nestled on the beach, this Nungwi hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Nungwi Beach and Nungwi Natural Aquarium. Kendwa Beach and Mnarani Natural Aquarium are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Z Hotel and receive a full refund?

Yes, The Z Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Z Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

4.6

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 259 out of 370 reviews
5 - Excellent 70%
Rating 4 - Good. 89 out of 370 reviews
4 - Good 24%
Rating 3 - Okay. 17 out of 370 reviews
3 - Okay 5%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 370 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 370 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.5/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Tyrone
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great location, service and views
Great beachfront hotel with superb security and pleasant service and great rooms. Great private beach is welcome addittion
Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Kristen
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2022

5/5 Excellent

Kevin, chicago
Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Its just a beautiful place
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2022

5/5 Excellent

Céline
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 6 nights in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Verified traveler
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It’s a beautiful resort hotel in Nungwi beach north of Zanzibar Island . It has a beautiful beach that you can swim plus a pool and great restaurants. Very relaxing nice place to end a Safari .
Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Jon
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 5 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Verified traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Location, food & service
Perfect location in Nungwi, best food in town , breakfast included was a fantastic standard. Rooftop bar perfect for sunset. Rooms and amenities great standard for East Africa. Would 100% return to this hotel.
Stayed 5 nights in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Verified traveler
Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff starting from reception Kassim, Maryam and pool and restaurant staff Omar, khalifa, Ismail, mohamad, rabia all were wonderful to deal with. Location is great a walk to small shops and excuraions very close to the village and walking dostance to the night life.
Stayed 5 nights in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Umar
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

DOMINIKOS
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
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Stayed 10 nights in Jan 2021