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Asmini Palace Hotel

Kiponda Street, Box 3292, Stone Town, Tanzania
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Good value for money and close walking distance to the ferry which is great for heavy bags! Very friendly and helpful staff. Credit card machine doesn't seem to work often so be prepared to pay in cash.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The hotel is good ,friendly and very clean. Good price . Almost near everything in Stone town. you can go walking to any landmark in stone town from this hotel. Very near to Forodhani gardens. Beautiful breakfast.But you cant reach the hotel door by taxi because it's located in a very narrow street. Few drivers know how to go there... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

After a day of 4 flights, we were relieved to find Asmini Palace. On the northern edge of Stone Town, we had a very pleasant stay for just one night. The staff was very friendly but also casual (in a good way). We book transfer from the airport to Asmini and were pleased with the driver. Once we arrived, the... More

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Had a very good experience staying at this hotel. The main advantage is that it is near to the seaport so as soon as you get down from the ferry you can staraight away walk to the hotel without having to book a cab. Rooms are good with average amenities. But so are the rates. The breakfast is good but... More

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Nairobi
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The hotel is a short walk from the ferry terminal and some of the other major attractions in StoneTown. Rooms are comfortable and breakfast on the roof is decent. The decor mixes some Zanzibari style with modern features to give a slightly odd but reasonable ambiance.

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Hamburg, Germany
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94 reviews 94 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Its difficult to compare hotels in the third world with those in the first world. By local standards the Asmini is good. By international standards it looses a star for me. But you go to Zanzibar to soak up the local culture not western style hotels. There are quaint quirks like the solid wooden doors which don't really fit and... More

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Roskilde, Denmark
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We stayed at Asmini Palace i December 2013. The staff was nice and the service was excellent. The location of the hotel is perfect; near Forodhani Gardens, Beit el Ajaib, the sea front etc. Roof top restaurant serves basic meals with a nice sea view.

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Richmond, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Centrally located,walking distance from the ferry landing.The staff met us at the ferry landing and led us to the Hotel which was very convenient,Room was a little small but the bed was large enough to accommodate both of us.In the evening we walked down to the Forzani where we could buy all kinds of snacks and fruit.Roof top breakfast was... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Juma, Mohamed, Casiem, Evelyn. Beautiful friendly memorable staff at Asmini Palace. Couldnt ask for a more welcome (karibu !) Stone Town experience. They arrange everything you need just a phone call away. Clean basic rooms with own balcony. Clean bathroom with fan, shower only have to hold on to the shower head otherwise it sprays all over - not sure... More

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Stockholm
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Small room/wc and poor pressure in the shower. The bed was a little bit short for us 1,75 & 1,84 and hard. Helpfull staff and also the breakfast was good except that they did not service real coffee just instante and that's not real coffee for 2 coffeedrinkers like we are.

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Address: Kiponda Street, Box 3292, Stone Town, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Stone Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 174
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