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Zanzibar Palace Hotel

4.0 of 5 Kiponda Street | 831, Stone Town 3392, Tanzania
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small hotel on the little streets of Stone town. Very nice welcome, perfect service. We had the room on the top and except that we had to climb the stairs everyone to go to the room, it was great to have a charming hotel with full atmosphere. We ate once at the restaurant and it was really nice but we... More 

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Brisbane Australia
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23 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this hotel. You really felt that you were in Zanzibar. You woke to the sounds of the port, roosters and calls for prayer. It is a wonderful blend of old and new. Antique furniture, doubled shuttered windows with air conditioning and flat screen TV. The manager is very helpful and gave us good advice about what to do.... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent one day in Stone Town at the Zanzibar Palace. It is a unique hotel in an older building in the heart of Stone Town. Our room was a suite with a lounge area as you enter, a bedroom, and a very large bathroom with a huge tub. The furniture was antique and there was interesting local art on... More 

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Brisbane
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights on our honeymoon. We loved the hotel and our themed room. The hotel staff were extremely friendly and helpful. We loved the Stone Town experience...one of our highlights in Tanzania.

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London, United Kingdom
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

Interesting historical hotel The rooms were all themed Some of the rooms were quite basic . Service was good, management helpful and the Swahili dinner was excellent. Stone Town is run down and I would not rush to see it anymore

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Stockholm, Sverige
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We stayed for a week at this hotel end November and beginning December. The suites were individually furnished and each one had it's own theme. We were living in at suite called Arabiq on third floor (top floor). We also had dinner at their restaurant a couple of time. The food was much better than OK and the service was... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Stayed at the Zanzibar palace hotel recently for one night (I believe the rosewood suite) and had a wondeful time. We arrived very late at night and were greeted warmly with refreshing drinks. The room itself was simple and clean with beautiful decorations. We found all the staff to be friendly and helpful- going out of their way to greet... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights at the Zanzibar Palace Hotel after a busy tour elsewhere in East Africa. We had a room on the second floor. The room was carefully decorated with carved, wooden furniture and the bed was very comfortable. There was not much space for setting up suitcases but there was a closet in the room. There is... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This was the last night of our trip to Zanzibar and the hussle and bussle of Stone Town. This small gem is tucked away down a narrow street and could easily be missed. We were greeted and shown to our room, which should have been on the second floor but as I have some problems with stairs (NO Lift) we... More 

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26 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The Zanzibar Palace is (by African standards) a very good hotel, conveniently located for exploring Stonetown on foot. We stayed in the Shaba suite; entrance hall (of little value, there being no hanging or storage facilities except the floor, or an antique cupboard), bathroom and bedroom, Satellite TV provided BBC and Sky news but there was only one chair to... More 

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Address: Kiponda Street | 831, Stone Town 3392, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Stone Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Zanzibar Palace Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Zanzibar Palace Stone Town
Hotel Zanzibar Palace
Zanzibar Palace Hotel Stone Town
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
#2 Spa Hotel in Stone Town
#3 Family Hotel in Stone Town
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