The Z Hotel
Zanzibar | The Z Beach Resort, Nungwi
This chic, boutique hotel
situated in a secluded plot on the corner of an idyllic beach in Nungwi, is
located on the northern tip of Zanzibar. It blends elegant, contemporary
design with traditional Zanzibari features to create a unique cool and
Set in a lush, tropical garden with direct access to the white powder
beaches and warm waters of the Indian Ocean, The Z hotel Zanzibar has been finished
to a high specification by an international team of architects and interior
designers: each room has floor to ceiling glass doors leading onto a balcony
which looks out across the Ocean. All rooms feature LCD TVs, DSTV cable
television, WiFi and Philippe Starck furniture.
The hotel offers alfresco dining in our main restaurant ‘Saruche’, along
with Asian-fusion tapas and sharing platters in ‘Cinnamon’, our cocktail
bar, where you can also find our exclusive list of mouth watering cocktails.
Have a look at a small article from the Guardian national newspaper in the
UK, featuring The Z hotel. Zanzibar was rated the 3rd best beach break
location in the world. Guardian National Newspaper
The Z Hotel is rated number 1 hotel in Nungwi, Zanzibar.
Location from the airport
The distance to Zanzibar International Airport is about 50 km. Stone Town,
the Island Capital is just a mere 55 minutes drive passing rural villages
through the intriguing countryside.
Board Double Room Rates per Person in USD 2010/11
01Jul-30SEP; 21DEC-10 JAN
Shoulder>> 11JAN-15 MAR; 01JUN-30JUN; 01OCT-20DEC
Deluxe Garden View
Half board supplement
USD 25 PP per day;
Christmas and new year
supplement USD 40 PP per day (21DEC-10JAN)
All seasons three nights; Christmas and new year 4 nights
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Rooms and Suites
The rooms within
The Z Hotel aim to offer the guest luxury, comfort and contemporary design.
Each guest room comes with Travertine Marble floors imported from Turkey,
Italian designer bathroom suites, crisp cotton bed linen from Egypt and
bespoke furniture exclusive to the Z Hotel made from locally sourced coconut
There are 6 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’s our 70 sq metre
Z Suite with 2 terraces and an outdoor jacuzzi.
Each bedroom has French doors, set in floor to ceiling glass which lead onto
a balcony with views over our landscaped tropical garden and out across the
crystal blue waters of the Indian Ocean to the magnificent Zanzibari sunset
on the distant horizon.
The Z Hotel’s Saruche Restaurant offers a four course Table de
Hote Menu of African-European fusion cuisine as well as a variety of
fresh-from-the-ocean fish and seafood. The restaurant has a sophisticated, yet
relaxed atmosphere where you can sample some of the finest cuisine Zanzibar
has to offer and taste fine wines from our international wine selection.
Other than sampling our delicious four course Table de Hote Menu, The Z
offer themed buffet evenings on select nights. Ranging from the Seafood
Fiesta to Traditional African style meals, all accompanied by live
With stunning views across the ocean, Saruche restaurant rests on the edge
of a small cliff where you can eat al fresco on a deck over the ocean with
only the rippling tide to keep you company.
The Z's Cinnamon is a vibrant, 1st
floor, open bar where you can quench your thirst with an ice cold beer on a
lazy, sun-baked afternoon or sample an aperitif from our extensive Champagne
and cocktail menu.
Cinnamon Cocktail Bar
Cinnamon is located on what is
recognized as the best place on the Island to view the magnificent Zanzibari
sunset, relax and enjoy the atmosphere…with a cocktail in hand of course! If
you’re looking for something special, we can also section off areas of the
bar for private parties or a more intimate evening.
The Cinnamon menu offers Asian fusion tapas and sharing platters, as well as
simple classics like Fish & Chips, continental salads and Sushi.
Activities-Tours & Sports
For the energetic traveller there are numerous activities available at the Z
Hotel. 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
Centre, located close to the hotel, whose experienced and safety
conscience team will reassure the novice and challenge the more experienced
diver. Whether its snorkeling amongst the rich marine life that inhabit the
coral reefs, or swimming with the Humpback whales during their migration The
Z Hotel can assist you with all your diving needs.
Excursions to Stonetown and throughout Zanzibar are also available with a
wealth of history waiting to be discovered. Much of this can be found in the
Island’s capital, Stonetown. Guests wishing to explore more of the Island
will find an array of excursions on offer including visits to Jozani Forest
– home to the endangered Red Colobus Monkey, Spice Tours, Prison Island
Excursion and Mnarani Turtle Sanctuary.
Relaxing by the pool with a cocktail, deep sea fishing or exploring
Zanzibar’s history, which ever you chose you are assured an exciting variety
of activity at The Z Hotel.
The Z Hotel Zanzibar can be hired out for
corporate functions and team-building events. There are 3 spaces available:
exclusive use of the Saruche Restaurant space can be arranged for larger
meetings; for more informal occasions, Cinnamon Cocktail Bar is available
with its ocean views, and for more intimate gatherings theres our reading
In addition, the hotel can arrange team-building events and excursions which
can be tailor-made to your requirements. Please visit our Activities pages
for further information.
The Z Hotel Zanzibar offers a
full wedding and honeymoon service through a wedding coordinator, who can arrange a truly
unique, customized wedding which caters for your every need.
Here are some ideas to get you dreaming of your big day . . .
The Z Hotel Zanzibar can offer pre-wedding champagne in their tropical garden, followed by a
full wedding ceremony on our white powder beach. The Z Hotel are happy
to accommodate any special catering requirements you may have in the Saruche Restaurant
personally overseen by the Head Chef, followed by a reception on first
floor Cinnamon Cocktail Bar. Alternatively, you can exchange your vows on a
local Dhow, as you sail across the horizon during the stunning Zanzibar
sunset, followed by a Wedding breakfast at the beach and reception in our
Cinnamon Cocktail Bar.