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Mashariki Palace Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Nyumba Ya Moto Street | Cn. 293, Stone Town 3904, Tanzania
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Konigs Wusterhausen, Germany
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Staying in November in Stonetown means low season. We enjoyed our stay at Mashariki Palace at the utmost. We had a great spacious and clean room over two storeys with two toilets (I never had this luxury even in suites) and slept heavenly due to a nicely working a/c. The staff was very nice and we also met the owners... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having been to Stone Town a few times I always forget how noisy it can be. The Mashariki Palace is tucked away but in the centre of everything. Our room was court yard facing and very quiet. Slept very well. The staff were extremely helpful and pleasant and their Manager Michaela was exceptional and runs the place flawlessly. The roof... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location in central Stone Town, very comfortable and well appointed rooms, surprisingly great food, and above all, fantastic service. It was very easy to coordinate with them via email prior to arriving to ensure that everything was arranged as well as to ask any questions. Upon arrival, the staff are just as courteous when checking you in and asking... More

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Michela M, General Manager at Mashariki Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for taking the time to write this fantastic review. We are very proud of all the points that you have highlighted, but beyond we are the most proud of our team We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, hoping to see you coming again to Mashariki Palace MIchela and Mashariki team More

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The beautiful, well-considered renovation undertaken on this former sultan's palace makes for a hotel that perfectly combines old world and contemporary Swahili charm. Staff was accommodating, helpful and professional. Sundowners on the rooftop terrace were a highlight, topped only by the mouth-watering seafood platter that really impressed all 9 in our group. Very clean, well-appointed rooms. Very much appreciated the... More

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Michela M, Manager at Mashariki Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Erin, All the staff and myself, we thank you for these comments so generous to us. Is definitely the best reward for our efforts. Our chef will be so glad you enjoyed so much our special seafood platter, We hope to have the opportunity to host you again, but all 9 togheter again with your good mood and sympathy... More

Nairobi
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46 reviews 46 reviews
35 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The interior decor, high ceiling is fantastic. I liked my room, was nice and cosy. Loved the window that open up to stone town. The staff were helpful and friendly. I had an issue with my kettle and the manager ensured it was fixed. Only small challenge was that the hot water was more of luke warm even after being... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful, heartwarming place to stay while exploring Stonetown and other places in Zanzibar. The all- over design is tastefull, state of art, combining African spirit and European know making the stay a gorgeous experience. Loving and dedicated staff is always helpful with a smile and dedication to make your holyday a sunny experience. Enjoy an afternoon or... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've never stayed in a place quite like the Mashariki - the owners have done an incredible job of restoring this palace. The architecture is simply beautiful - and it gives you that flavour of Zanzibar's arab history, which is what makes Stone Town fascinating in my opinion. Head up to the stunning terrace and soak it in! On top... More

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Michela M, Manager at Mashariki Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michael, Thank you for your feedback and especially for commending our location ,our service and our restaurant , all three aspects in which we take great pride. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay at Mashariki and hoping to host you again. Michela and Mashariki Team More

Tel Mond
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Palace Hotel is actually amazing that reflects the history of the place. Everything was excellent. Excellent location in the center of Stone Town close to the beach, restaurants and Market. Amazing hotel rooftop restaurant with stunning views. Even if not staying at the hotel is worth to eat there and enjoy the scenery. Staff are very friendly and will do... More

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Michela M, Manager at Mashariki Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David, Thank you very much for your kind review and thanks for choosing our hotel, we are always happy when our guests appreciate our unique Palace and our efforts, and especially for taking the time to write about it. All the staff and I wish you all the best hoping to host you again at Mashariki Michela More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't want to be unfair with the other hotels in Stone Town but this must be the best in the city. Quiet location, caring staff and manager, nice view over the sea in the top floor restaurant and the arabic influenced architecture is simply amazing. Very clean, well kept and designed with good taste. The fact that is not... More

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Michela M, General Manager at Mashariki Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jorge we are very happy to hearing that you really enjoyed at Mashariki and "one night was enough to make it memorable"... This is what encourages us to persevere in the quality of our service. Looking forward to welcoming you back. Michela and Mashariki team More

Wellington
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115 reviews 115 reviews
23 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Lovely Manager, rooms and staff. Shame no one comments on the mosque that has the call to prayer at 5am! The rooms are lovely and very generous size. Hard to find Hotel down an alleyway - could do with some signage! Such a shame about the mosque wake up - otherwise a lovely hotel.

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Michela M, Manager at Mashariki Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest Thanks a lot for your review Stone Town has many, many mosques. There are 5 prayers a day and the first is early morning. You should know that the calls to prayer are part of the life of the old city Not a huge price to be paid compared to what Stone Town and Mashariki can offer to... More

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Address: Nyumba Ya Moto Street | Cn. 293, Stone Town 3904, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Stone Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Mashariki Palace Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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