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Essque Zalu Zanzibar

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
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Fitness centre
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5 Star 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...
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Nungwi, Nungwi 3151, Tanzania
56.1 km to Kisauni Airport
29 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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29 Jul.30 Jul.
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I loved Essque. The rooms were big and spacious and the air conditioning allowed us to sleep comfortably even when it was hot and humid. The jetty and bar and dining spaces on the jetty were lovely and we really enjoyed the time spent on...More

1  Thank Beachlover2022
Reviewed 4 days ago

went for holiday with my daughter and niece to celebrate there 18 bday. it was on great week. the resort have a view to die for. ppl are great and friendly. food was great experimented with so much different types of food. The room is...More

1  Thank frannette
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The property is amazing. There is a huge jetty from which you can watch both Sunsets and Sunrises. We got to meet the General Manager, Shawn, who was extremely professional and polite. I will definitely return.

2  Thank FoxCapeTown
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you Julia and her amazing team!! The staff really went out of their way to make our stay so memorable. The food was so delicious. The spa and massage is a definite must when you stay here, Try the Masai spa too!! Thank you...More

2  Thank UMANGGOSSAIN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Be prepared for a long and bumpy drive to this luxury accommodation, but the end product is certainly worth it. The hotel is beautifully designed with lush, perfectly manicured gardens and spacious, clean and comfortable rooms. The ocean view rooms have lovely views while the...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 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
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
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Price range
USD 395 - USD 758 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#2 Family Hotel in Nungwi
#4 Spa Hotel in Nungwi
#5 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
#6 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 395 - USD 758 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Family Hotel in Nungwi
#4 Spa Hotel in Nungwi
#5 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
#6 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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tonilee_13
8 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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