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    Essque Zalu Zanzibar

    Nungwi 3151, Tanzania
    011 255 778 683 960
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    Overview
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    Reviewed 15 December 2014

    There are good hotels in northern Zanzibar, but Essque Zalu proves to be the best value for money, compared with the others. The location of the hotel is very good, with the only notable downside being the lack of a sandy beach.More

    Thank Florin M
    Response from Duarte C, General Manager at Essque Zalu ZanzibarResponded 30 January 2015

    Dear reviewer "Florin M", Thank you ever so much for taking the time to share your most valuable feedback, following your recent stay with us here at Essque Zalu. I do hope your trip back home was both a safe and comfortable one. We are...More

    Reviewed 11 December 2014

    One of the nicest beach accommodations I've ever stayed at. Perfect for after Kilimanjaro. Amazing pool. Staff very hospital. Rooms clean and comfortable. Bathroom layout perfect for two people. Water pressure in the shower was good. Restaurant food was probably above average to very good...More

    Thank Daniel C
    Response from Duarte C, General Manager at Essque Zalu ZanzibarResponded 30 January 2015

    Dear reviewer "Daniel C", Thank you ever so much for your most kind and valuable review, following your recent stay with us here at Essque Zalu, Zanzibar. I am delighted that you have enjoyed your experience and please rest assured that I shall be sharing...More

    Reviewed 7 December 2014 via mobile

    Hotel is beautiful and our stay was memorable except the last night/day. Dry cleaning person tried to hustle my wife to pay cash at room to avoid paying $84 at checkout. The checkout numbers were wrong and personnel seemed not to understand how to fix...More

    Thank Martin M
    Reviewed 19 November 2014

    What is frustrating is this place has so much potential but if you class yourself as 5* with 5* pricing then the experience needs to match The Good One day we ordered a soft boiled egg at breakfast and ended up with a hot, but...More

    7  Thank Rebecca A
    Response from Essque_Zalu, Director of Sales at Essque Zalu ZanzibarResponded 30 November 2014

    Dear Rebecca, Thank you for taking time to air your dissatisfaction regarding your recent stay. We apologize for our restaurant not meeting your expectations on that one very rare occasion. As it happens we are very proud to mention that Rose, our sous-chef, has won...More

    Reviewed 19 November 2014 via mobile

    Only had lunch here, but hotel is exceptionally beautiful. Service and food were great while enjoying one of the best views in zanzibar. Staff is really friendly and thus strong recommendation to visit!

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    About
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    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
    • US$395 - US$1,011 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Family Hotel in Nungwi
    • #2 Spa Hotel in Nungwi
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
    • #3 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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    Bathroom (16)
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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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    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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    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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    "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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