This 35 room boutique hotel located on the northern tip of the Island blends elegant, contemporary design with traditional Zanzibari features to create a unique cool and relaxing environment. Set in a lush, tropical garden with direct access to the white powder beaches and warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the Z hotel 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 crystal blue Ocean with many rooms featuring Plasma TVs, DSTV cable television, Wii and Philippe Starck furniture.
Z Hotel guest rooms and suites boast a number of features as standard which are usually associated with the top boutique hotels of London and New York. The cool, contemporary rooms are available in 6 designs: Deluxe Garden View, Deluxe Sea View, Interconnecting Rooms, Roof-Top Suite, Ocean Front Cottages with private decks over the sea. For the ultimate in opulence, there’s our 100 sq metre Z Suite with 2 terraces and outdoor jacuzzi.
Guest rooms have all been beautifully decorated and feature Travertine Marble floors imported from Turkey, Italian designer bathroom suites, crisp cotton bed linen from Egypt, sumptuous fabrics from India and bespoke furniture exclusive to the Z Hotel made from locally sourced coconut wood. Each bedroom has French doors, set in floor to ceiling glass which lead onto a private balcony with views over the landscaped tropical garden and out across the crystal blue waters of the Indian Ocean to the magnificent Zanzibari sunset on the distant horizon.
The hotel offers À la carte, alfresco dining in the main restaurant ‘Saruche’, 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.
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, water-skiers and deep sea fishing enthusiasts.
The Z Hotel recommend the most professional and fully equipped local Dive Centre, whose very 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 accommodate all your diving needs.
Excursions 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, Stone Town. 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 and Mnarani Turtle Sanctuary.
Relaxing by the pool with a cocktail, exploring Zanzibar’s history or skimming across the sea in one of the “doughnuts” (not for the faint-hearted!) you are assured an exciting variety of activity at the Z Hotel.