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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Husband and I stayed here for 8 nights and loved everything about this resort. We arrived to a wonderfully friendly staff, who showed us around the resort. Muhammed was very friendly and so helpful. The Spa treatments were a definite highlight for us both. Jessica and Caroline were wonderful and we had the best massages in a very long time...magical!...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was only able to stay four nights but what a fabulous time my daughter and I had. The rooms we occupied were clean tidy and large. Staff were great in all areas. Very friendly and spoke several languages. The resort itself was magnificent. The spa very comfortable with lots of options. The a la carte menu was fabulous Thank you...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful accomodations, a great resort on the water. We were supposed to stay at another place, but they had a fire and we were upgraded to here. We shared a Villa with other couples and the rooms were large, with great bathrooms and air conditioning. The villa had a big open area for everyone and we had a great view...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been with my girlfriend just for chill and have some cocktail in jetty. location is superb , beautiful swimming pool, friendly staff and very high quality cocktail. Honestly one of best hotel i never been in all est africa. Higly recommended.

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Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As beautiful as the experience of Essque Zalu was, I cannot rave enough about the staff that went out of their way to accommodate our every need and request with such kindness and thoughtfulness. They made our food according to our requests and it was delicious! In particular, a special thank-you to George who served us in the main dining...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The resort is located right next to nungwi beach. Fabulous location and bar area. But the food in the main restaurant is not just expensive but also very average. Nothing of a 5 star quality. However, the jetty restaurant and bar is showstopper.

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 7 nights in this hotel. The gardens surrounding the hotel and its bungalows are well-designed and cared for. Truly beautiful and impressive! The sea-view bungalows are spacious and very clean. In immediate proximity to the sea and its low cliffs, these bungalows offer a breathtaking view - both from the bedroom and the terrace. Both restaurants and the...

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London
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great hotel - from service to food to the pool and the room. The only negative is that there is no sand beach and you'd have to walk about ten min to get to one in nungwi or you could also take a 7 min taxi (10usd) to get to kendwa where the beach is beautiful The manager of the...

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Israel
Reviewed 20 January 2017

this please is absolutely amazing. the rooms are big and very comfortable, they reorganize your bed few times a day with is absolutely amazing. the food is perfect! they have fresh fishes every day, and eating on the jetty restaurant is the most beautiful spot in the island, the pool has salt water wich feels much better on the skin....

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Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were there for a great lunch. The restaurant is beautifully situated on a long pier over the ocean. Menu offers 17 small appetizers and dishes that you can taste all the specialties of local cuisine and explore ideas of a cook (we took them all :) ). Instant service (as rare in Zanzibar), delicious food and coffee, and then...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Take a deep breath of fresh Indian ocean air, relax and unwind. Essque Zalu Zanzibar is an intimate boutique destination nestled in a natural cove in the north east coast of Unguja (alias Zanzibar). Essque Zalu Zanzibar combines contemporary luxury with a real sense of place. This boutique hotel has the turquoise waters of the Indian ocean to one side and lush green forest to the other, and there is just a hint of spice in the warm and fragrant tropical air. At Essque Zalu Zanzibar, create your own personal paradise, your own kind of luxury, an experience of a lifetime. Choose from 40 individual suites and 8 villas all with picturesque views over the lush tropical garden or the ocean turquoise blue. Our suites offer a luxurious-styled space crafted from local materials, adorned with native artwork and housed under a traditional pitched makuti roof. From farm to table, we take great pride in our sumptuous cooking. Satisfy your taste buds with a choice of two unique restaurants, three well stocked bars and a variety of destination dining experiences. Unashamedly indulgent, the Spa comprises of two couples treatment rooms, four single rooms, vichy shower, a sauna and steam room - a haven of restorative and rejuvenating perfection. Using only 100% truly organic and natural ingredients, our focus is on capturing the intelligence of nature in the restorative process. We know that the essence of nature can synergistically interact with the energy system, and this knowledge forms the basis of our Africology creations, all orchestrated to help you lead a more holistic lifestyle. Essque Zalu is your outpost into the first steps of the wildness and tranquility of Zanzibar. Reconnect with nature and experience a land rich in life and uninhabited space. We offer guests the opportunity to partake in activities to experience some of the islands most Spectacular and scenic excursions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Essque Zalu Zanzibar

Address: Nungwi 3151, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Nungwi
Price Range: RM1,439 - RM3,914 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Essque Zalu Zanzibar 5*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
Essque Zalu Zanzibar Hotel Nungwi
Essque Zalu Zanzibar Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Nungwi
#2 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
#2 Family Hotel in Nungwi
#5 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
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“All Rooms are nice but Ocean View would be amazing.”
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“We thought it was worth getting a villa with an ocean view if you can swing it.”
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“the ocean view suites have an incredible view”
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“Ask for a beach villa and go 3 cou[ples to share a 3 suite villa”
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