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Essque Zalu Zanzibar

5-star5 stars
Nungwi VillageNungwi3151Tanzania

5-star beachfront hotel with spa, near Unguja
  • Free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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Superb9.0
Comfort
Very comfortable
Room
Great room
Location
Great location
Breakfast
Breakfast can be improved
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Essque Zalu Zanzibar

from $575
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Ocean View
  • Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Ocean View
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Garden View
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Beach View
  • Superior Suite, Garden View
  • Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Garden View
  • Villa, 4 Bedrooms, Ocean View

What’s around Essque Zalu Zanzibar

Landmarks

  • On the beach
  • Unguja - 1 min walk
  • Nungwi Beach - 6 min walk
  • Mnarani Natural Aquarium - 6 min walk
  • Kendwa Beach - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • Mnemba Island - 20.4 mi / 32.9 km
  • Muyuni Beach - 18.2 mi / 29.4 km
  • Mapenzi Beach - 20.5 mi / 33.1 km

Getting around

  • Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) - 82 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 40 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Children

  • Babysitting/childcare *

  • Free children's club

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

Parking

  • Free self parking

Offsite

  • Area shuttle *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (free)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • 3 restaurants
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Beach bar
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Beach towels
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Fishing on site
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Steam room
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • One meeting room
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
Services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Swahili

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Separate sitting area
  • Furnished balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Bidet
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 40-inch LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Spa

Essque Zalu Zanzibar Spa has 6 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include facials, body scrubs, body treatments, and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

Guests under 2 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

A La Carte Fine Dining - This beachfront restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Market Kitchen - This beachfront family restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Jetty Restaurant - This beach restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Recreation

On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Fishing on site

Nearby

  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Essque Zalu Zanzibar’s small print

Also known as

  • Essque
  • Zanzibar Essque Zalu
  • Essque Zalu Zanzibar Island/Nungwi
  • Essque Zalu
  • Essque Zalu Zanzibar
  • Essque Zalu Zanzibar Hotel
  • Essque Zalu Zanzibar Hotel Nungwi
  • Essque Zalu Zanzibar Nungwi
  • Essque Zanzibar
  • Zalu Essque
  • Zanzibar Essque

Policies

Guests under 2 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

A city tax of USD 1 per person, per night will be collected at the property in cash. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee for stays on 24 December
  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee for stays on 31 December

Optional extras

Onsite credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Rollaway beds are available for TZS 147000.0 per night

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of TZS 258000 per vehicle

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 16 reviews

Essque Zalu Zanzibar
Exceptional10.0
great location
well hosted by the owners. wonderful views and good food.
varun, in2 night family trip
Essque Zalu Zanzibar
Exceptional10.0
Zalu is one of the most prime hotels in znz
Stayed at Zalu many times and it never fails to exceed expectations. Highly recommended it, you can't go wrong!
Shamir, us1 night trip

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Essque Zalu Zanzibar

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