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Essque Zalu Zanzibar

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Suite, 1 King Bed, Ocean View | Terrace/patio

Overview of Essque Zalu Zanzibar

Essque Zalu Zanzibar

5.0 star property

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
Map
Nungwi Village, Nungwi, 3151

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMnarani Natural Aquarium5 min walk
  • Popular LocationNungwi Beach13 min walk
  • Popular LocationNungwi Natural Aquarium4 min drive

Room options

About this area

Nungwi

Located in Nungwi, Essque Zalu Zanzibar is on the beach. Nungwi Beach and Kendwa Beach reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Mnarani Natural Aquarium and Nungwi Natural Aquarium. Looking to get your feet wet? Scuba diving, snorkeling and parasailing adventures can be found near the property.

What's nearby

  • Mnarani Natural Aquarium - 5 min walk
  • Nungwi Beach - 13 min walk
  • Nungwi Natural Aquarium - 4 min drive
  • Kendwa Beach - 20 min drive
  • Mnemba Island - 53 min drive

Getting around

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

Restaurants

  • Kajibange - 16 min walk
  • Chef's Baking shop - 3 min drive
  • M&J Cafe - 3 min drive
  • Kivulini Restaurant - 3 min drive
  • Union beach shop - 4 min drive

About this property

Essque Zalu Zanzibar

5-star luxury hotel by the ocean
Take advantage of free continental breakfast, a roundtrip airport shuttle, and a beach bar at Essque Zalu Zanzibar. This hotel is a great place to bask in the sun with a white sand beach, beachfront dining, and beach towels. Treat yourself to a facial, aromatherapy, or a body scrub at Essque Zalu Zanzibar Spa, the onsite spa. Enjoy international cuisine, a poolside location, and ocean views at the two onsite restaurants. Enjoy the gym, as well as activities like kayaking and motor boating. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as a poolside bar and a free daily manager's reception.
Other perks at this hotel include:
  • An outdoor pool and a children's pool, with sun loungers and pool umbrellas
  • Free self parking
  • Free bicycle rentals, an area shuttle, and a gift shop
  • A porter/bellhop, wedding services, and massage treatment rooms
  • Guest reviews say great things about the helpful staff
Room features
All 40 individually furnished rooms boast comforts such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, as well as thoughtful touches like air conditioning and separate sitting areas.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Rainfall showers, designer toiletries, and bidets
  • 40-inch LCD TVs with premium channels and DVD players
  • Furnished balconies or patios, separate sitting areas, and electric kettles

Languages

English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Swahili

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 7 AM–11 AM
  • 2 restaurants and 2 coffee shops
  • 3 bars/lounges, 1 beach bar and 1 poolside bar
  • Free daily reception
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Restaurants on site

  • A La Carte Fine Dining
  • Market Kitchen
  • Jetty Restaurant

Things to do

  • Canoe available
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness center
  • Free bicycle rentals
  • Full-service spa
  • Kayaking
  • Motor boating
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Sauna
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • DVD player
  • Free children's club
  • Free supervised childcare
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference center
  • Meeting room

Outdoors

  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 6 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Sauna

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • This property does not have elevators
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • No elevator (single level property)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

  • Beach towels
  • Couples dining
  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bidet
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 40-inch LCD TV
  • DVD player
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony or patio

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Desk
  • In-room massage
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Separate sitting area
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact 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
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for TZS 147000.0 per night

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: TZS 188800
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: TZS 94400 (from 5 to 12 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: TZS 283200
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: TZS 141600 (from 5 to 12 years old)
  • A tax is imposed by the city: TZS 2321.34 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle fee: TZS 140000 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 4)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: TZS 147000.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 4 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

This property does not have elevators
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
A fee for a mandatory Christmas Day gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on December 25
A fee for a mandatory New Year's Day gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on January 1
A fee for a mandatory Valentine's Day gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on February 14
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, or fitness facility without adult supervision
Guests under 2 years old are not allowed in the spa, and guests under 12 years old are only allowed with adult supervision

Property is also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Does Essque Zalu Zanzibar have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool and a children's pool.

How much does it cost to stay at Essque Zalu Zanzibar?

As of Oct 2, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Essque Zalu Zanzibar on Oct 22, 2022 start from $370.42, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Essque Zalu Zanzibar pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at Essque Zalu Zanzibar?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Essque Zalu Zanzibar?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - anytime. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability).

What time is check-out at Essque Zalu Zanzibar?

Check-out is at noon. Late check-out is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).

Does Essque Zalu Zanzibar provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs on request. A fee of TZS 140000 per vehicle applies.

Where is Essque Zalu Zanzibar located?

Nestled on the beach, this Nungwi hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Mnarani Natural Aquarium and Nungwi Beach. Kendwa Beach and Nungwi Natural Aquarium are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 47 out of 80 reviews
5 - Excellent 59%
Rating 4 - Good. 21 out of 80 reviews
4 - Good 26%
Rating 3 - Okay. 7 out of 80 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 80 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 80 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

3.3/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

alec
Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Superb hotel with a relax feeling. Food is simple but outstanding, every meal is different. Staff is super nice and friendly. It is romantic but also family friendly.
Stayed 8 nights in Jul 2022

1/5 Terrible

Clinton
Stayed 7 nights in May 2022

3/5 Okay

Verified traveler
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Jeana
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

saad
Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities
The staff are very accommodating and we had a great time staying at the resort! Food was excellent too and the location was perfect! Overall we had a great time and will come back again thanks!
Stayed 7 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Verified traveler
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness
Parfait
Super hôtel, tout était parfait de l’accueil chaleureux à l’au revoir ! Un personnel au petit soin, les chambres sont spacieuses et propres, les différentes restaurants très bons, il y a du choix au pdj. La piscine est super. Nous recommanderons l’hôtel autour de nous et reviendrons !!
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Jeana
Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2021

4/5 Good

Verified traveler
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good choice very limited and average. Many buffet dishes were repeated for past 3 days during our stay