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Essque Zalu Zanzibar

Nungwi 3151, Tanzania
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  • Nungwi Beach
    1.4 km
  • 5 star hotel
  • Pool
Reviewed 2 days ago
Great food and service
Great hotel - from service to food to the pool and the room. The... more
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London
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great hotel - from service to food to the pool and the room. The only negative is that there is no sand beach and you'd have to walk about ten min to get to one in nungwi or you could also take a 7 min taxi (10usd) to get to kendwa where the beach is beautiful The manager of the...

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Israel
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

this please is absolutely amazing. the rooms are big and very comfortable, they reorganize your bed few times a day with is absolutely amazing. the food is perfect! they have fresh fishes every day, and eating on the jetty restaurant is the most beautiful spot in the island, the pool has salt water wich feels much better on the skin....

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Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there for a great lunch. The restaurant is beautifully situated on a long pier over the ocean. Menu offers 17 small appetizers and dishes that you can taste all the specialties of local cuisine and explore ideas of a cook (we took them all :) ). Instant service (as rare in Zanzibar), delicious food and coffee, and then...

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1Thank Mroczale
Reviewed 1 week ago

+ Excellent food with a top rated chef and daily changes on the evening menu. + Magnificent view of the ocean: the seascape changes beautifully with the tides. Awesome infinite swimming pool as well. + The architecture of the main building is impressive, handsomely intricate yet very local. + Outstanding service from the staff, with a particular high note for...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Of the many places I visited the food was well prepared and the presentation was exquisite and attractive.The chef was flexible with personal preferences.The rooms were kept very clean.Just one pool attendant incident that was resolved by management.I recommend the food!

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Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this beautiful, amazing oasis of a hotel after a disappointing stay at another hotel. Everything was amazing, from the friendly staff, to the food, facilities. Our fabulous accommodation was a villa that could sleep 6, was spacious, and very comfortable. We spent most of our time around the infinity pool and deck where we had fantastic cocktails and...

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Waterloo, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very courteous staff, excellent service. We had a garden view room which was very nice. The food quality was excellent, no sickness and truly delicious. Rooms were cleaned twice a day. Air conditioning and wifi were both strong and reliable.

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Dar es Salaam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing resort with incredibly kind and wonderful staff. The foood is exquisite but you'll spend most of your time looking at the flawless view. It's just so beautiful and you'll feel so relaxed after your stay here

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Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is simply amazing. Having stayed at plenty of luxury hotels around the world this one stands out... From the extraordinary kids club to the world class restaurant to the spa and last but not least the beautifully decorated rooms (cottages) with upscale furniture. The serenity and tranquillity of this place is outstanding. Truly a great place to relax....

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice hotel and excellent villas. Very good food at the waterfront restaurant under captain John. Friendly and very good service. Highly recommend anyone to stay at this hotel. We were there for Christmas 2016 and we had a very nice time.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the 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 boutique hotel has the turquoise waters of the Indian ocean to one side and lush green forest to the other, and there is just a hint of spice in the warm and fragrant tropical air. At Essque Zalu Zanzibar, create your own personal paradise, your own kind of luxury, an experience of a lifetime. Choose from 40 individual suites and 8 villas all with picturesque views over the lush tropical garden or the ocean turquoise blue. Our suites offer a luxurious-styled space crafted from local materials, adorned with native artwork and housed under a traditional pitched makuti roof. From farm to table, we take great pride in our sumptuous cooking. Satisfy your taste buds with a choice of two unique restaurants, three well stocked bars and a variety of destination dining experiences. Unashamedly indulgent, the Spa comprises of two couples treatment rooms, four single rooms, vichy shower, a sauna and steam room - a haven of restorative and rejuvenating perfection. Using only 100% truly organic and natural ingredients, our focus is on capturing the intelligence of nature in the restorative process. We know that the essence of nature can synergistically interact with the energy system, and this knowledge forms the basis of our Africology creations, all orchestrated to help you lead a more holistic lifestyle. Essque Zalu is your outpost into the first steps of the wildness and tranquility of Zanzibar. Reconnect with nature and experience a land rich in life and uninhabited space. We offer guests the opportunity to partake in activities to experience some of the islands most Spectacular and scenic excursions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Essque Zalu Zanzibar

Address: Nungwi 3151, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Nungwi
Price Range: ₹ 23,067 - ₹ 68,996 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Essque Zalu Zanzibar 5*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
Essque Zalu Zanzibar Hotel Nungwi
Essque Zalu Zanzibar Zanzibar Island/Nungwi
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Nungwi
#2 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
#2 Family Hotel in Nungwi
#5 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
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“the ocean view suites have an incredible view”
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