Z Boutique Hotel is the original boutique hotel on zanzibar which brings casual relaxation blended with contemporary london–inspired design to the beaches of zanzibar providing the 21st century traveller with a fresh and original beach-holiday experience. The hotel offers first-class hospitality and an array of amenities.
Set on the tropical garden with steps to white powder of nungwi’s award winning beach and temperate indian ocean, the Z hotel will provide you with everything you need for a unique away-from-it-all holiday but with all the advantages of modern living, including lcd tv, cable tv, wifi & docking stations in all rooms.
Our london-inspired design blends philippe starck furniture and lighting with zanzibari features to create a bright, airy atmosphere. the Z was named one of the ‘trendiest hotels in africa’ by tripadvisor and the world travel awards – and the only one in tanzania.
Located in the small fishing village of Nungwi, in the northern-most point of the island, the Z hotel has slowly carved a niche out for those looking for a great beach, good rooms and access to some evening action.
Z Hotel is located just 2 km from the Nungwi town centre. Stone Town is 60 km away and Zanzibar International Airport is 65 km from the hotel.
At the Z Hotel, we aim to offer our guests luxury and comfort blended with 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 wood.
There are 5 room designs: Deluxe Garden View, Deluxe Sea View, 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.
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.
Ocean front cottages
The Z suite
Experience the remarkable from Hideaway of Nungwi. Explore the insanely colourful underwater world, diving the reefs, or skip over the waves in a catamaran. Tour the island to taste Zanzibar spices and encounter natural wonders from giant tortoises to rare monkeys.
Relinquish yourself to our spa therapists for some indigenous treatments by Healing Earth. For children our complimentary Hide and Seek club means days full of delightful fun, and all will be entertained by fascinating nights of tribal music and dance.
The Z Hotel has a dining experience for every taste, from our al fresco restaurant and Z cafe to the rooftop cocktail bar.
our al fresco restaurant, saruche, is open for supper offering a contemporary african-european fusion menu along with locally-sourced fish and seafood prepared by our senagalese chef.
cinnamon is our light and airy café bar situated on the 1st floor overlooking the ocean which offers a casual menu of asian inspired platters and stir fries along with simple classics like burgers and salads.
rooftops is our 2nd floor open-to-the-sky champagne and cocktail bar with an extensive international cocktail and champagne menu. lie back on one of our bespoke coconut wood bandas and watch the stars lighting up the heavens above.
for light-bites and coffees pop to the Z café where you will find a range of homemade sandwiches, cakes, ice-creams and coffees by lavazza for take away or eating on the terrace.