I followed friends who had selected this hotel in Stone Town to optimize historic tourism interests and minimize excess time on the beach. Though I personally would've preferred to be on the water, the Mashariki Palace was a welcome surprise. Minimalism is the style du jour, however the simple lines and the unique layout of the hotel does ensure a... More
- Also Known As:
- Mashariki Palace Hotel Zanzibar/Stone Town
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Stone Town, Zanzibar: Exotic and mystical, evocative of the centuries of sultans, traders, adventurers and explorers who came to these magical isles of Zanzibar off the Swahili East African coast, leaving a cultural and architectural fusion which echoes its proud history of Persian, Arabian, Indian, Colonial and African influences.Stone Town is now home to the new MASHARIKI PALACE Hotel. This is the Eastern Palace on the islands, once the seat of the Omani empire spanning a thousand miles, created by the first sultan of Zanzibar almost 200 years ago. The domicile of the Sultan's religious councillor is now restored beyond its former magnificence.The MASHARIKI PALACE Hotel is a privileged residence for travellers choosing refined hospitality in a historical setting. ... more less
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