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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for one night at Mashariki Palace Hotel, the ambiance is amazing, very friendly staff and management, the restaurant is a good choice - fresh food, good drinks, the hotel is located next to the museum - all touristic destinations are not far away

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Higganum, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We could not have asked for a more amazing experience in Stone Town, and staying at the palace was part of the magic. Loved the rooftop restaurant and the culture it allowed us to be exposed to, including the call to prayer and children playing in the playground below. The renovation pictures throughout the palace put into perspective the amount... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff, especially the manager Michaela, were all amazing. Attended to our every need, arranged all our transport and activities. The rooms were charming and well-appointed and the building's architecture was fantastic! Could not have asked for a better stay in Stonetown

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Midway through 5 1/2 weeks in Africa, we gave ourselves a break from safari's, and flew into Zanzibar. Having already had a very favourable recommendation from a friend, for the Mashariki, we were not disappointed. The hotel is charming, full of character (it's a sensitively done rebuild), very well located and well appointed. Views are excellent from the dining room... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I spent two nights at this hotel in July. The building is lovely and is nicely restored. the furnishings are basic, but functional and the room is air conditioned. My biggest complaints are that my room overlooked a temple and there was a call to prayer every morning at the crack of dawn. It went on and on and it... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Mashariki Palace Hotel provided a perfect end to two wonderful weeks in Africa. The staff were most friendly and welcoming and went out of their way to make our stay was enjoyable. Stunning architecture combined with a wonderful position close to the harbour ensures that it is easy to get to points of interest around Stonetown. The room was very... More

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

Dear Ian, All the staff and myself, we thank you for these comments so generous to us. We are happy that you appreciate the atmosphere of "BYGONE ERA" of Mashariki Palace, hoping you visit us again. Warms regards, Michela More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Mashariki palace is truly a one-of a kind place. The architecture is stunning (6 M ceilings, impecabble furniture and trimmings) and really captures the grandeur of a sultan's palace which is indeed what the building used to be. The rooftop terrace has a gorgeous view of the harbor and is a great place for a drink; breakfast is also served... More

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

Dear Kevin Thank you so much for your review on your recent stay at Mashariki. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay . We are passionate about service and attention to detail for our guests so just wonderful you appreciated . We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best regards, Michela and Mashariki Palace team More

Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Mashariki Palace Hotel is all you want when travelling. This hotel makes you enjoy every second during your stay. where ever you look, you see something beautiful, stylish in a clear, simple way. Manager of the hotel takes care of everything for you, I felt like she is always there for you. People working in this hotel are really nice,... More

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

Thank you for taking your time to write such amazing review and appreciation for everything here . It is really nice to see that you had a great time during your stay with us! All the staff remembers you and your cordiality with pleasure and send their thanks for compliments that trigger always a great enthusiasm and big smiles! We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Charming and atmospheric, the terrace alone, overlooking Stone Town's old harbour and ... a stone's throw from the House of Wonders is worth stopping at Mashariki. Not your usual international hotel (no lifts, only staircases, with a noisy "assassin's step", and no swimming pool) and no views from most of the rooms but then, it was a Sultan's palace, and... More

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

Dear Mauro, Thank you for taking the time to write this fantastic review. We are very proud of all the points that you have highlighted, is true Mashariki is ideal for those who are able to breathe the history and the legend that reigns in the palace. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warmest regard from everyone at... 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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