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Essque Zalu Zanzibar

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$451*
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel is such a peace of art that you can see & find in every corner. Very friendly and professional staff especially at the restaurants. It is a good place for relaxation either for short or long holidays.

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Thank Amal A
Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed in this paradise for 5 days with my husband and my two children and we all loved every minute. The hotel is perfect and it has all you need. We got a nice cottage with sea views and it was like being in heaven. The room was big enough for the four of us. The location of the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the ocean view from the jetty! I Stayed at one of the villas with friends for two nights and it was very clean and spacious . The beds are very comfortable and they have such clean towels, wow! and big and clean bathrooms with hot water every time. The staff are friendly too. I wish I had stayed longer...

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Thank Joyce M
Dar es Salam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I planned a surprise for my wife for our 20th Wedding Anniversary to take her to this beautiful place. We had a time of our lives. The staff, courteous, helpful and ever-attentive. The place, breath-taking. The food, delicious! Overall, it was an unbelievable experience!

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Thank Nahil V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a boutique property, hence small and cosy and personal. The suites and Villas are excellent, so is the hospitality and service. The location and views are fantastic. It's picture postcard perfect. The only sore point is that there is no proper beach, it's on a small cliff hence there is no sandy beach which you normally expect in Nungwi,...

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Thank Rahul S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gorgeous resort, Can't recommend any other place for a relaxed well deserved holiday! The views are breathtaking. The stress free feeling. The staff is wonderful, resort is a 10! The staff very helpful and always smiling and greeting.

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Essque is such a beautiful place. The staff are particularly quite sweet and helpful although they don't really speak much English which I think can be easily rectified but I guess that adds to the whole holiday, away from home vibe. The food was delicious and they had a good spread during breakfast particularly but through the week we stayed...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't even know where to begin. The resort is breathtaking. Our rooms were both spacious and charming. From the tropical gardens to the waves crashing at high tide, everywhere we looked was like we were in a painting. The kids club made it super convenient to enjoy a little kid free time. We loved having the kiddie pool and...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My visit to the Essque Zalu was wonderful. From the welcoming staff to the ambiance...everything about the hotel is luxurious. I'd especially like to thank Barbara and Tarryn who were extremely attentive and took care of all our needs.They also serve a variety of foods to cater to everyone's taste...both local and international.I would definitely recommend for everyone visiting Zanzibar...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time I have stayed in Zanzibar and the Gold Zanzibar is simply the best hotel around. It is a large sprawling estate with great rooms, a large pool and plenty of eating and drinking options. The buffet is second to none and the staff are super friendly. Couldn't be happier

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  • 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
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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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: $373 - $990 (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 Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
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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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