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Zanzibar Grand Palace Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Malindi | PO Box 271, Stone Town, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

I was here on a business trip and the hotel was selected by the client. Its in a reasonably convenient location and the rooms are well equipped and comfortable. The wifi works well if you are in a corner room on the first floor. I stayed in room 106. The staff are very friendly and go out of their way... More

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Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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64 reviews 64 reviews
18 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

I went to Zanzibar on May 2011. I got the information about this hotel from my friend who was really satisfied with the service while she was there. When I was arrived in the airport, the hotel driver was already there to pick me up and took me to the hotel. It was not check in time yet, but they... More

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Belgium
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19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

We stayed here for 2 nights and were not disappointed. Clean rooms with LCD, safe and a good a/c. Breakfast at the rooftop is pleasant. We had one dinner at a very reasonable price but went elsewhere on the following evening. Friendly staff. Not appointed in a beautiful/prime location but close to the ferryterminal. Construction going on nearby (nearly finished).... More

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Alexandria
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

You'd think the way my friends reacted to every element of this hotel that it was their worst experience ever but in all honesty it wasn't that bad. Its pretty close to the Mercury bar which is nice for if you want to stay out late and have a nice bar nearby. Buuuuttt...you definitely want to walk around the area... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012 via mobile

Highly recommended if you want to stay at stone town. Very relaxing ambiance at the lobby. The room was wonderful. I can still smell the fregrance of the room. Good value for money. The hotel is at a walking distance from the port and the centre of stone town. Staff were friendly and helpful. However there's a room to improve.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

I had reserved another hotel room for my one non-business night in Zanzibar but when I got there, they had run out of rooms! Fortunately, I found the Zanzibar Grand Palace... They were able to take me in at a very good rate, so really saved my trip. The front desk staff was very helpful and gave good advice for... More

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

Nice new modern hotel with good location. Stone Town was very hot when we were there snd the excellent air conditioning was a blessing. Hotel has elevator which is great since the rooftop dining was delightful. Best of all was the assistance the manager Nic gave us. When my husband needed a doctor New Year's Eve. Nic called for the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

I stayed at this hotel for a week having a holiday. The hotel is very clean (and I am very picky at that) and beautifully furnished. I loved having very good French press coffee at the cafe downstairs in the morning, looking over the small garden. Or having dinner at the roof terrace, looking over either the city or the... More

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Tromso, Norway
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27 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

Finding Grand Palace which is situated close to the ferryterminal was a greate relief. The hotel is manage by a forthcoming german in an zanzibarian style. This means: all is done, not neccessarily in a efficient sequence, but it is finished, and all is ok. Nice and clean hotel.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2011

The staff were superb and made my stay of 3 weeks very pleasant and happy indeed - a home from home. They were warm, hospitable, helpful and polite. Very comfortable rooms and delicious food too. Excellent location by the port, in amongst the streets of Stone Town, near restaurants and attractions. Superb rooftop restaurant views. Yummy pizzas in cafe downstairs... More

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Address: Malindi | PO Box 271, Stone Town, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Stone Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Zanzibar Grand Palace Hotel 4*
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