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    Essque Zalu Zanzibar

    Nungwi 3151, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent78%
    • Very good16%
    • Average4%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Poolside Bar
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

    Loved our 2 day stay . Warm staff. Very hospitable . Amazing food options And even better were the chef s preparations. Awesome Indian continental and Swahili preprations. Highly recommended for families and friends . Too picturesque . 👌🏻👌🏻More

    Thank Gunjan G
    Response from DuarteCorreia, General Manager at Essque Zalu ZanzibarResponded 31 July 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you ever so much for taking the time to share with us your feedback, following your most recent visit to Essque Zalu Zanzibar. I am glad to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your experience with us and please rest assured I will...More

    Reviewed 28 June 2016

    We arrived travel weary and corporate stressed- and knew immediately this was the place to recover. Thatch bungalows set in tropical gardens with infinity pools looking out onto sea.The bedroom/lounge/bathroom were very spacious and free wifi was included. Mosquito nets provided in the bedroom.We set...More

    Thank NickH287
    Response from DuarteCorreia, General Manager at Essque Zalu ZanzibarResponded 30 June 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share with us your feedback following your most recent experience with us here at Essque Zalu. I was delighted to read your comments and that you thoroughly enjoyed your time among us. Please rest assured that...More

    Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

    Thus hotel is very nice, the rooms are like appartments each one surrounded by beautiful gardens; the people is very polite, kind and helpful; they arranged our taxi. The swimming pool is beautiful next to the beach, the restaurant is nice and the food is...More

    Thank Fernando G
    Response from DuarteCorreia, General Manager at Essque Zalu ZanzibarResponded 30 June 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share with us your feedback following your most recent experience with us here at Essque Zalu. I was delighted to read your comments and that you thoroughly enjoyed your time among us. Please rest assured that...More

    Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

    Myself and friends stayed in Zanzibar for a week recently. We found a review for the jetty restaurant in this hotel online which sounded fab so we got a taxi there for dinner. We were greeted out the taxi by staff and taken the market...More

    Thank laura_pup1988
    Response from DuarteCorreia, General Manager at Essque Zalu ZanzibarResponded 30 June 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share with us your feedback following your most recent experience with us here at Essque Zalu. I was delighted to read your comments and that you thoroughly enjoyed your time among us. Please rest assured that...More

    Reviewed 21 May 2016

    Magnificent building and gorgeous views of the ocean. The staff was really friendly and accommodating. The hotel has a beautiful pier into the ocean where you can enjoy spectacular views for lunch and drinks. Our disappointment with the resort was that it was difficult to...More

    Thank laur2701
    Response from DuarteCorreia, General Manager at Essque Zalu ZanzibarResponded 31 May 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback, following your most recent stay with us here at Essque Zalu, Zanzibar. I was happy to read that you have enjoyed your experience. As for the beaches, indeed, Zanzibar has very tidal beaches...More

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    About
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    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$406 - US$771 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Spa Hotel in Nungwi
    • #2 Family Hotel in Nungwi
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
    • #2 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 Zanzibar Island/Nungwi
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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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    "The sea front rooms are the best!!!"
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    "The closer to the sea the better!"
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    "I would suggest to take the first floor rooms, as the balcony views were amazing."
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