My partner and I have stayed at the Z Hotel a total of four times since early 2010. It's a great, clean place, with lots of spaces to relax and lounge around the hotel grounds.
The rooms themselves are very clean and airy, especially if you get a room on the second floor. A few rooms have en-suite bathrooms, and these are better located than some of the other rooms. There tends to be mosquitoes in the rooms; a mosquito net is provided. AC is available in some rooms, but the price is prohibitive.
The shared bathrooms are adequate, especially those to the side of the staircase. The two bathrooms that are in the corridor on the 2nd and 3rd floors (the ones without windows) are best avoided: since they have no windows, they don't dry, and become infested with mosquitoes. But the other bathrooms are good, and clean, and have piping hot water in the morning.
The restaurant has a full menu, and although not the best on CT Road, they are priced fairly and the food is decent. They also have beer if you ask for it, and it's nice to sit at the large wooden table, enjoying a drink as you watch the sunset, and chatting with other travelers.
From talking to other visitors, some of the rooms are not as great as others; so I advise visiting them and making your own mind. Also, the Z is quite often full, so it's worth it to call in advance. Try and call early in the morning, since this is the best time to catch the manager. Booking at the Z may require a bit of patience.
There is no wifi in the hotel.
- Also Known As:
- Z Hotel Puri, Odisha