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Essque Zalu Zanzibar

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 449*
US$ 404*
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We spent Easter weekend at Essque Zalu, my husband, mum in law and kids, 12, 9 and 1. What a beautiful small size resort. The part that impressed me, the cleanliness. The rooms, were immaculate, under the bed, in the bathrooms, the grounds, gardens, pool. Very clean. We stayed in the newly built 4 bedroom beach front villa. Food is...

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Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The Essque Zalu resort is not only beautiful and luxurious, but it also has a wonderfully talented chef who prepares exceptional dishes every night. I traveled to Zanzibar with my wife and infant daughter in Feb 2017. We believe that the quality of dining while on holiday can make or break a great trip, and Zalu delivered in spades. We...

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Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

From the moment e walked it this place was pure paradise the calming Atmosphere was just what we needed for pure relaxation. From breakfast to dinner nothing but superb meals and basking in the sun ordering pina coladas were more than we could ask for Hands down amazing

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Sydney
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We were sad to hear that our hotel we originally booked Ras Nungwi had burnt down, but thankful that we got to stay at Essque Zalu instead. It was the best way to relax after our trip to Capetown, Victoria Falls and Safari in Serengeti before coming home. Reception staff were very friendly and the reservation manager upgraded our family...

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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The hotel is lovely.Great Rooms, fantastic view, pool is very good. The view , food , ambiance and staff at the Jetty was amazing. Loved spending time there. For foodies- the food preparations are great but with limited choices.One of the limiting factors being lack of sandy beach. In fact during high tide the sea reaches right to the hotel...

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Thank Racmit
Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 March 2017

When the nearby Ras Nungwi resort was damaged by fire on 4 February, the staff of Essque Zalu collected all 18 guests on the beach--plus the Ras Nungwi staff--and brought us to their resort, welcomed us and put us up for the remainder of our stay. We were treated like VIPs, fed and housed in luxury, and made to be...

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Norway
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We were a group of eight, that had two apartments in one bungalow, so we had the whole bungalow by our self. The other half of our group had a villa with three bedrooms. The bungalows, the villas, the walking paths, the main building etc shows clearly how well planned and thought throu the hotel is. the architects and designers...

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Reviewed 4 March 2017

A really beautiful hotel, great service, great rooms and a fantastic pool Advantages: - Great pool - Great rooms, lots of towels, good shower gels and shampoo, - Nice staff, very polite - Fantastic breakfast - Complimentary bottle of water daily with housekeeping - Small but really nice gym with complimentary water and apples Disadvantages - For a hotel of...

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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Our stay at Zalu Hotel has been paradisiac! The island's beauty was toped with the great service and ambiance at Zalu. The staff and the rooms were great (very spacious and clean). The food at both the hotel's restaurants was great (lots of choice) - I definitely recommend the full board. Issa from the restaurant and Salum from the Jetty...

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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Husband and I stayed here for 8 nights and loved everything about this resort. We arrived to a wonderfully friendly staff, who showed us around the resort. Muhammed was very friendly and so helpful. The Spa treatments were a definite highlight for us both. Jessica and Caroline were wonderful and we had the best massages in a very long time...magical!...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: ₹ 17,711 - ₹ 46,322 (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
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#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
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“All Rooms are nice but Ocean View would be amazing.”
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