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Essque Zalu Zanzibar

5.0 of 5 Nungwi, Nungwi 3151, Tanzania
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is absolutely luxurious- the rooms, the decor, the service is all top notch. We were on our honeymoon and had half board and the restaurant on the pier is seriously good. The staff is so friendly and try their best to remember what you like and offer it to you without ordering. The location, however, is not the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Let me start by saying that the hotel is stunningly beautiful and on the whole, we had a great experience there. The rooms are excellent and very clean and the gardens are well kept. However, there are some significant flaws that need to be sorted out by the management before it can whole heartedly be recommended: • We were not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this hotel was amazing. from the rooms to the food to the beaches and the restaurants and the staff. Just returined from our honeymoon, the service was out of this world and we had a great time

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel. Went for 4 nights after a Safari then onto The Residence Zanzibar for 7 nights. Villas are decorated nicely with lovely bathroom (no bath). Room service was good. Rooms are throughtly cleaned daily. Went on half board basis - staff did not clearly explain what this meant and there were options for swapping dinner with lunch etc that... More

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Mwanza, Tanzania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the beginning until the very very end of our 9 day visit we were treated as though we were the most important guests. The staff & butlers were extraordinary! There was not one thing they couldn't assist us with whether it be booking us a late night supper or organising our itinerary to visit restaurants out of the complex... More

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Sheffield
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25 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is absolutely and truly perfect! We've stayed for 5 nights in garden view suite which was so beautiful and spacious it couldn't be better for us to spend our honeymoon. Essque Zalu is beautifully designed and has a strong wow factor! Always smiley and helpful staff was there for us all the time, making our Essque experience the... More

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Bordeaux, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved that place !! Although they don't really have a beach in front of hotel (because full of rocks and sea urchins !), you should just walk 20mn to the South and lay down an unexpected fabulous crystal-clear-water pristine-white-sand beach !! At low tide, it is at least 2kms long, and this is paradise on earth. If you don't... More

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Essque_Zalu, Director of Sales at Essque Zalu Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Phillipe, Thank you for your kind words and helpful feedback about your recent stay at Essque Zalu Zanzibar. Our beach is tidal however, you can take a dip in the turquoise ocean from either of the two access points of the pier/jetty. Another option is to walk 10/15 mins on the beach strip to a wider beach where you... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our Zanzibar holiday at Essque Zalu was lovely although, slightly too fussy for our liking. We like a rather more informal hotel but we couldn't fault the attentiveness of the staff. The food was a challenge for children although the chef was very accommodating. The only real 'down' was a local wedding party at the hotel whose behaviour and language... More

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Essque_Zalu, Director of Sales at Essque Zalu Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Sarah, Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely comment. The Essque concept is Barefoot Luxury with an Afro Chic element. We are flexible and mostly cater to our guest preferences. With Regards to Children's meals, Chef is always available to arrange and cater to their dietary requirements and preferences. We are glad to hear that he... More

Enschede NL
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26 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Essque Zalu Zanzibar is about perfect. Located in the north of Unguja (Zanzibar is the combination of the bigger island Unguja and Pemba) offers 9 villas and 27 suites. The suite we stayed in was fantastic: sitting room, bedroom and bathroom are spacious and with all the comfort you'd wish. Furthermore you've got an extra dressing area with lots of... More

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Essque_Zalu, Director of Sales at Essque Zalu Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your 5 star review and the details of the excellent personalized service in which we provide. We look forward to welcoming you back. Sunny Greetings from Unguja and The Essque Team. More

Hampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Essque Zalu for part of our honeymoon and would absolutely recommend this place...the hotel itself is amazing in terms of location, service and design. The rooms are basically your own little villa with a private area at the front which is perfect. The pool is great with the views out to the beautiful ocean. Food is also... More

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Essque_Zalu, Director of Sales at Essque Zalu Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Tim, Thank you for taking the time to share your lovely comments following your stay with us. We are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that it has been an experience to remember. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the meals prepared for you and trips to the pier/jetty (its my favorite location... More

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Address: Nungwi, Nungwi 3151, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Nungwi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Essque Zalu Zanzibar 5*
Number of rooms: 49
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