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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
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 15 October 2017

    It was the best guest service we ever had. The hotel villas are very luxurious. Landscape is wonderful and of course food is really fantastic. The restaurants have a really good variety of different meals to choose. The location is the best.

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    Reviewed 10 October 2017

    It's an amazing hotel heavenly food the staff makes you feel at home they tide your twice a day the hotel is very clean you have wifi every were at the hotel the pool is nice and you can see the stuning color of the...More

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    Reviewed 10 October 2017

    I was blown away by the beauty of the place, both natural and built – amazing turquoise waters, interesting architecture, inventive experience with the Jetty. I spent nearly all of my waking hours out on the Jetty, such an amazing place. Staff were helpful and...More

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    Thank Mark C
    Reviewed 9 October 2017

    We spent two nights at the Essque in September as part of our honeymoon and very much enjoyed our stay. The stand-out feature of the hotel in our mind was probably the jetty. It's very picturesque and is a great use the beach-side location, especially...More

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    Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

    An excellent hotel had a great honeymoon there it was over the expection the staff makes you feel at home the food is amazing the rooms r huge and comfortable planing to visit this hotel again ❤❤❤❤❤❤🥂

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    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
    • USD 374 - USD 700 (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 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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    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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    Room Tips
    "Go for the ocean front suite, or splurge on a villa if you want a private pool!"
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    "Everything was excellent , no tips, how to do it better"
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    "Set your expectations low and don't be shy to ask for what you paid for"
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    "The sea front rooms are the best!!!"
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