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    Essque Zalu Zanzibar

    Nungwi 3151, Tanzania
    011 255 772 278 969
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    Overview
    • Excellent78%
    • Very good16%
    • Average4%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “market kitchen” (21 reviews)
    “our honeymoon” (42 reviews)
    “infinity pool” (33 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Poolside Bar
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 13 April 2016

    We travelled from Tanzania to Zanzibar after a safari with our nine year old son. The hotel location was breathtaking and the design beautiful. We stayed for four nights. The enormous infinity pool overlooking the ocean was awesome for proper swims and there is a...More

    Thank jeremy b
    Response from DuarteCorreia, General Manager at Essque Zalu ZanzibarResponded 29 April 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you ever so much for taking the time to share with us your most kind feedback, pertaining your most recent visit to Essque Zalu, Zanzibar. I was so happy to read that you have thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us and please...More

    Reviewed 12 April 2016

    The location and service at Essque-Zalu is unbeatable. The place is breath taking. We stayed in a bungalow, and it was spacious with a great view of the ocean. The staff was great. The bar tenders were friendly and personable. The restaurant staff was attentive,...More

    Thank Rebecca M
    Response from DuarteCorreia, General Manager at Essque Zalu ZanzibarResponded 29 April 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you ever so much for taking the time to share with us your most kind feedback, pertaining your most recent visit to Essque Zalu, Zanzibar. I was so happy to read that you have thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us and please...More

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    Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

    My family enjoyed our vacation at Essque Zalu. The manager made sure we were comfortable and well taken care of. The rooms are spacious and very clean.The food is fresh and made as per specifications. Workers are friendly and very helpful. A shout out to...More

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    Response from DuarteCorreia, General Manager at Essque Zalu ZanzibarResponded 29 April 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you ever so much for taking the time to share with us your most kind feedback, pertaining your most recent visit to Essque Zalu, Zanzibar. I was so happy to read that you have thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us and please...More

    Reviewed 28 March 2016

    This place is very family-friendly. Not only were we able to get a babysitter but our 2 year-old was able to play half the day in the kids club, which is amazing! It is huge and has so many different options that are not highlighted...More

    Thank Shana T
    Response from DuarteCorreia, General Manager at Essque Zalu ZanzibarResponded 31 March 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you ever so much for taking the time to share with us, your feedback pertaining to your most recent stay with us here at Essque Zalu. I was delighted to read that your children enjoyed the services provided at our kids club...More

    Reviewed 28 March 2016

    I was here for drinks with friends as well as look into possible spa treatments. I just fell in love with the property.......When I ever come back to Zanzibar, I will definitely treat myself to stay here.More

    Thank Lillonvoy
    Response from DuarteCorreia, General Manager at Essque Zalu ZanzibarResponded 29 April 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you ever so much for taking the time to share with us your most kind feedback, pertaining your most recent visit to Essque Zalu, Zanzibar. I was so happy to read that you have thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us and please...More

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    About
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    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Banquet Room
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$367 - US$772 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Family Hotel in Nungwi
    • #3 Spa Hotel in Nungwi
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
    • #4 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
    • #5 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 48
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Nungwi
    • Also Known As
    • Essque Zalu Zanzibar Hotel Nungwi ,
    • Essque Zalu Zanzibar Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
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    Traveller (891)
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    Stefan R
    6 November 2016|
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    Response from haffyfeet | Reviewed this property |
    No not from here... go towards The east of Zanzibar for some excellent deals on scuba and the snorkelling.
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    Michele F
    13 September 2016|
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    Response from Shahid A | Reviewed this property |
    you could take a taxi to the main nungwi beach thats like 5 mins away for 10 usd maximum. yes safari is a good option as well however please check on the season as if its the rainy season then safari would not be a good... More
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    7 September 2016|
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    Response from Silviaoxx | Reviewed this property |
    No, it is not. We paid for it separately. It is not too expensive.
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