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Hotel Description

Upscale beachfront hotel with 3 restaurants

Beachfront retreat

Within a 15-minute walk of the hotel, you'll find Mnarani Natural Aquarium and Nungwi Beach. Nungwi Natural Aquarium and Kendwa Beach are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Poolside dining

A full-service spa, 3 restaurants, and an outdoor pool are all featured at this luxury hotel. There's fun for all ages with a free kid's club and a children's pool, and families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities. Relax with a drink at one of the 3 bars/lounges and enjoy free perks like continental breakfast and free self parking.

Free WiFi, LCD TVs

The 40 individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. LCD TVs come with satellite channels, and other amenities include furnished balconies or patios and sitting areas.

Suite, 1 King Bed, Garden View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$353* Per night/room Oct 10 - Oct 11

Villa, 4 Bedrooms, Ocean View

Bed Count 3 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Ocean View

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Garden View

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed, Beach View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Superior Suite, Garden View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

About the Essque Zalu Zanzibar

Location Nungwi Village, Nungwi, 3151

Property Features

Essque Zalu Zanzibar offers its guests a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a sauna. There are 3 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 3 bars/lounges, a beach bar, and a poolside bar. Free breakfast is served daily, and guests can also enjoy a free nightly manager's reception. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A business center and a meeting room are available. A children's pool, a fitness center, and spa services are also featured at the luxury Essque Zalu Zanzibar. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle are available for a fee. Self parking is free. This 5-star Nungwi hotel is smoke free.

  • 40 guestrooms or units
  • 3 dining venues
  • 3 bars or lounges
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Bar on the beach
  • Bar by the pool
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Kid's club (free)
  • Supervised kid's activities (free)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Free WiFi
  • Children's club (free)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle and area shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Essque Zalu Zanzibar offers 40 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature DVD players and minibars. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. 40-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. This Nungwi hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. In-room massages and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Sitting area
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Bidet
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 7 AM to 11 AM. The hotel hosts a free manager's reception daily.

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.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Free bicycles on site
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Canoe on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Motor boating on site
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Spa Services

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.

  • Sauna in spa
  • Number of treatment rooms 6
  • Minimum age to access spa is 2
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • No elevator (single level property)
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 1:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

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.

To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Essque Zalu Zanzibar

Policies

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 Visa, Mastercard, and American Express; 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

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, and American Express. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. 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; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. 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. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 48 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: TZS 2317.75 per person, per night

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee
  • New Year's Day gala dinner fee
  • Christmas Day gala dinner fee
  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee
  • Valentine's Day gala dinner fee

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: TZS 140000 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 4)
  • Rollaway bed fee: TZS 147000.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • 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

You should know

  • Essque Zalu Zanzibar offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 72 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • For stays on 25 December, the total price shown includes a charge for a mandatory Christmas Day gala dinner.
  • For stays on 24 December, the total price shown includes a charge for a mandatory Christmas Eve gala dinner.
  • For stays on 31 December, the total price shown includes a charge for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner.
  • For stays on 1 January, the total price shown includes a charge for a mandatory New Year's Day gala dinner.
  • For stays on 14 February, the total price shown includes a charge for a mandatory Valentine's Day gala dinner.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.