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Essque Zalu Zanzibar

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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have had a great lunch at this hotel. The staff are very friendly and the spot on top of the sea is magic!! The tapas formula is good , the quality of the product and the choice offered is well worth it. Changes from...More

Thank fred1808
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Architecture, gardens, views and rooms all stunning! Beach is a bit of a challenge as you must wait for Low tide to be able to swim. If it’s high tide, you really won’t be able to swim. Food is excellent and resort is beautiful. The...More

Thank dpeace1
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best locations in the Northern Beach of Zanzibar, the best place to enjoy and relax. The jetty during the day is refreshing with an awesome collection of cocktails, and the best location to experience the sunset with the silhouette profile of the...More

Thank Patrick N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights on a HB "diet"! The place has no personality, rooms are ok. Good AC-s, very quiet. Food is average and for sea food you have to pay extra!!!! Half Board means you only get the low end food, for the high...More

1  Thank AAAndrei
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is simply stunning. The setting is magical with the beautiful infinity pool stretching to the crystal blue sea, and the amazing pier that juts out into the ocean - you can see the sunrise and sunset there while enjoying a wonderful meal or...More

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2017 Winner
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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
Babysitting
Meeting Rooms
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$ 333 - US$ 811 (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, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 333 - US$ 811 (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, Family Rooms
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Hotel & Grounds (736)
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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
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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"Ocean Facing Suites are affordable but quite roomy and you get to enjoy your space."
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"the beach rooms have a better view but they are noise"
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"definitely villa #2"
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"Go for the ocean front suite, or splurge on a villa if you want a private pool!"
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