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The Palms

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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    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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Salzburg, Austria
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

Together with my wife we were staying at the palms for one week after doing safari in Serengeti, Ngorogo etc. We did stay in many first class hotel, clubs in the world, but something like "The Palms" we never did find.The Hotel exists of 6 bungalows with max 12 Guests! To each villa belongs a own cabana at the sea.It... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

After 3 weeks of Safari traveling on planes and riding on bumpy jeeps, staying in tented camps, we drove into The Palms from Stone Town. As we were shown our cabana and villa I was tearing up and getting emotional at the sheer peace and tranquility that this place just exuded. I was not disapointed. Three nights and three days... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

We stayed at the Palms for 4 nights after a safari. It was such a wonderful place to unwind and relax. It is nice to be secluded, but there was access to Breezes, which we used for the gym and beach equipment. The staff was wonderful, and looked after us, even though November was the offseason. The food was great... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

Booked 3 nights at the hotel at the end of a safari trip to Kenya. The villas are nicely decorated and spacious, bathroom quite sizable. Friendly staff trying their best to accommodate you with personalized service. Good meals inclusive of stay. Certainly has an exclusive feel to the resort being only 6 villas in total. Insects and mosquitos are everywhere,... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

What can I say...The Palms exceeded our expectations beyond belief! This was truly an exceptional holiday with my husband and my mother. With my Mother living in Tanzania, Zanzibar was the perfect location for a relaxing holiday together. The Palms provided us the space, comfort and ambiance to relax in an exquisite setting. From the moment we arrived we were... More 

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Jedburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

The Palms consists of six well appointed bungalows each with it's own banda on the edge of the beach. As such it is very exclusive and the ideal place to wind down after a safari. It is an hours drive from Zanzibar airport. The staff, particularly Esiriak and Robert, were particularly attentive. The food is fusion cuisine and in the... More 

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Isle of Man
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

We spent six nights here in january. It all looks fantastic, with six large chalets semi-circled round the pool and bar which meant only the 6th room - cinnamon - had direct access to the beach. We were next in jasmine and were badly attcked by mosquitoes, outside and inside the room and even inside the mosquito net. Although the... More 

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Vail, CO
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

We stayed in The Palms for three nights. It is a wonderful, luxurious hotel with every amenity imaginable. This hotel was recommended to us by Simon Gluckman of Intrepid Expeditions.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

We stayed at the Palms for the last weeek on our Honeymoon. We could not have been looked after better. Judging by some previous reviews they clearly have changed the manager as we were warmly greeted by managers Udd from Switzerland (hope correct sp.) and Siriak. They were both charming, friendly, helpful and efficient throughout. The rest of the staff... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

Phenomenal service, beautiful hotel - there is not a single criticism I could give the Palms. From the delicious, made to order, breakfast to the sundown cocktail brought to your villa, the Palms thought of everything to make our holiday as memorable as possible. For the more active members of my party, there was windsurfing, scuba diving, dolphin boat tours... More 

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