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Zanzibar Palace Hotel

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Kiponda Street | 831, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 3392, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I spent one night at the Zanzibar Palace hotel on our honeymoon. We had a wonderful time! We stayed in the Sultana suite which was beautifully decorated with fresh flowers. The room was exceptionally large with our own balcony. The room was also spotlessly clean with aircon and safe provided. The staff were very friendly, in particular... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here on the last night of our honeymoon and had a great stay. The hotel and room is very nicely decorated and the staff were more than friendly and very helpful....plus the juice on welcome was delicious and really hit the spot! The hotel is in a very central location and it is a short walk to anywhere.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is beautiful and the manager and staff made us feel very welcome. The manager gave us a map of Stone Town and recommended several places that we could spend time and things worth seeing. When we requested a restaurant booked for us, and it was full, he immediately had a different suggestion that turned out to be just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a treat. Each room/suite is unique. Try and get a room on the top floor. Views are spectacular. Decor and hospitality 100% authentic. the small restaurant on the main floor has tasty local snack and great coffee.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Too bad we scheduled our trip just 1 night in this hotel.. Stonetown was worth staying longer or at the very least one night more.. As we saw so many nice and beautiful attractions around the area and neighborhood. There's a Lovely setting around with many terraces and places to enjoy the views, the Hotel is very cozy and aoristic..... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I traveled to Zanizbar palace with my parents a few years ago. The rooms are all unique, with different themes and are sublime. I loved it so much that my wife and I spent the first two days of our honeymoon at Zanzibar Palace. Rooms with balconies have great views of stone town. Its great to sip a beer on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Stayed two nights as part of an amazing tailored package through Imagine Africa The whole experience was of the highest quality from accommodation in the incredible Dunia Suite with the stunning views from the outside terraced bathroom through service and food The perfect filling between safari in Selous and the beach on the island Thank you all for a wonderful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

What can I say about this hotel other than it has what can only be described as the best roof terrace and bed in Stone Town. The hotel has been so carefully restored in fitted out with furniture and fittings which must have been painstakingly found to give it the truly authentic feel for Stone Town. It totally paid off.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

A wonderful friendly small hotel with very helpful management and staff in the atmospheric heart of Stone Town. Central to all the tourist attractions of Stone Town and the management pleased to arrange trips to other places in Zanzibar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

What a neat place, good feel & great location. I wanted to just keep walking all the side streets and alleys. Everyone in the hotel area was very frindly. The hotel is like a musem in a good way. MyThanks to the staff. I want to go back for a longer stay.

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