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The Z Hotel, Nungwi

4-star4 stars
Nungwi BeachZanzibar, NungwiTanzania

Nungwi beachfront hotel with 2 restaurants, outdoor pool
  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi
  • We had a wonderful time there and would go back in a minute to this Hotel. Dec 17, 2017
  • Great beach and lots of restaurant and shopping options. Food in the restaurants on site…Dec 5, 2017
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The Z Hotel, Nungwi

from $161
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  • Luxury Suite, 1 Bedroom, Balcony, Ocean View

About The Z Hotel, Nungwi

Luxury oceanfront hotel featuring a spa and panoramic views

Nungwi Beach: 14 minutes

The Z Hotel is a secluded, elegant venue on the northwestern shore of Zanzibar Island, a few steps from the Indian Ocean. Set amid lush, tropical gardens, the hotel puts you a 14-minute walk from the powdery white sands and bright blue waters of Nungwi Beach. A roundtrip airport shuttle is available on request for a surcharge.

Biking tours nearby

A 7-minute drive takes you to Zanzibar Cycling Adventures and the opportunity to take a bike tour through rural villages and historic ruins. When you return, you can head next door to the Mnarani Marine Turtle Conservation Pond and interact with endangered turtle species.

Outdoor fusion dining

Alfresco Saruche Restaurant serves African-European fusion dishes, while Cinnamon and The Z Café offer share plates and sandwiches, respectively. Guests can also relax at rooftops a Champagne and cocktail bar. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily. When it's time to relax, you can indulge in a hot stone therapy session at Mnazi Mini Spa, or enjoy ocean views from the outdoor pool.

Ocean or garden views

The airy guestrooms feature balconies that open to panoramic views of the ocean or the garden, depending on your room. Amenities like free WiFi, iPod® docking stations, LCD TVs with cable channels, and Egyptian cotton bed linens will help you unwind after a day of outdoor fun.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 39 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. Deposit is payable by credit card, Direct Pay Online, or by bank transfer and is due at the time of booking the reservation. To complete the reservation process and obtain additional information, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 16

Travelling with others


  • Children (12 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free nearby parking

Other information

  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Free reception
Things to do
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Kayaking on site
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Beach towels
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4
  • Year Built 2008
  • Garden

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
Sleep well
  • Turndown service
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 20-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features


Saruche - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.

The Rooftops Bar - Overlooking the ocean, this rooftop bar serves light fare only. Happy hour is offered.

Z Cafe - This cafe serves light fare only.

The Z Hotel, Nungwi’s small print

Also known as

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


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Mandatory fees

A city tax of USD 1 per person, per night will be collected at the property in cash. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Optional extras

Onsite credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 50 per vehicle (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The Z Hotel, Nungwi


  • On the beach
  • Nungwi Beach - 10 min walk
  • Nungwi Natural Aquarium - 14 min walk
  • Mnarani Natural Aquarium - 30 min walk
  • Kendwa Beach - 37 min walk
  • Mnemba Island - 13.2 mi / 21.2 km
  • Muyuni Beach - 14.8 mi / 23.8 km
  • Mapenzi Beach - 19.2 mi / 30.9 km

Getting around

  • Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) - 61 min drive
  • Free parking nearby
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

The Z Hotel, Nungwi

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