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1 room, 2 adults

Essque Zalu Zanzibar, Nungwi, Tanzania

5-star5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (free)
  • Children's pool
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
Nungwi Village, Nungwi, 3151, Tanzania

Upscale beachfront hotel with spa, near Nungwi Beach
  • Free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Children's club (free)
    • Children's pool
    • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
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  • Very nice hotel! Sep 4, 2020
  • Amazing and unforgettable experience!!!!! Hope to be back!Feb 12, 2020

Essque Zalu Zanzibar, Nungwi, Tanzania

from P11,001
  • 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, Nungwi, Tanzania

Landmarks

  • On the beach
  • Nungwi Beach - 13 min walk
  • Kendwa Beach - 39 min walk
  • Mnarani Natural Aquarium - 5 min walk
  • Nungwi Natural Aquarium - 21 min walk
  • Mnemba Island - 14.3 mi / 23 km
  • Muyuni Beach - 18.2 mi / 29.3 km
  • Kiwengwa Beach - 22.3 mi / 35.9 km

Getting around

  • Zanzibar Intl. Airport (ZNZ) - 65 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 40 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 1:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • Babysitting/childcare *

  • Free children's club

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

Parking

  • Free self parking on site

Offsite

  • Area shuttle *

Payment types at the property

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)
  • 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
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Elevator
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Russian
  • 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
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • 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 fine-dining 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.

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

Nearby

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

Essque Zalu Zanzibar, Nungwi, Tanzania’s small print

Also known as

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

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines and the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

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

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: TZS 2320 per person, per night

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

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.

FAQs for Essque Zalu Zanzibar, Nungwi, Tanzania

  • Does Essque Zalu Zanzibar offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Essque Zalu Zanzibar does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Essque Zalu Zanzibar?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Essque Zalu Zanzibar?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is there a pool at Essque Zalu Zanzibar?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Essque Zalu Zanzibar?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Essque Zalu Zanzibar?
    You can check in from 1:00 PM to anytime. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Essque Zalu Zanzibar?
    Yes, there are 3 onsite restaurants.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Essque Zalu Zanzibar?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is TZS 258000 per vehicle.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 21 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Amazing Property with Wonderful Staff
Essque Zalu is truly a breathtaking place. The resort is stunning -- from the architecture in the front entrance to the landscaping to the picturesque villas to the saltwater pool. The resort is tucked away on the northside of the island, so expect an hour plus drive from the airport or Stone Town but once you're there you'll be so happy. We spent our days at the pool with walks on the beach and also had the hotel arrange a snorkeling excursion for us as well. The staff is amazingly friendly and greeted us every morning at the buffet breakfast, throughout the day, and at dinner as well. We also took advantage of dinner at the Moshe Spice Studio which was phenomenal and I highly recommend. I can't say enough good things about Essque and hope I get the chance to visit again one day! Asante Sana!
Jennifer, us1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Wundervoller Urlaub!!
Jederzeit wieder, ein wunderschöner Urlaub, nicht zuletzt durch das beeindruckende Hotel, das exzellente, überdurchschnittlich freundliche Service, wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt und werden sicherlich wiederkommen!
at7 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Wunderbares Hotel
Ein wunderbares Hotel, uns hat der Aufenthalt sehr gefallen. Pool, Restaurants, Bungalow, Lage: alles wirklich sehr schön! Ganz besonders schön fanden wir die tolle Gartenanlage und das Restaurant auf dem Jetty. Gerne kommen wir wieder.
Eva, chFamily trip
Very good 8.0
Samuel, br3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
dk3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Thomas, fr8 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Alex, at3 night family trip

Essque Zalu Zanzibar, Nungwi, Tanzania

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