We stayed at this great hotel twice during our trip to Zanzibar. It is a brand new boutique hotel. The rooms are spacious, clean and beautifully appointed. The hotel is an oasis of calm.
The staff were exceptionally helpful and accomodating in all respects, even taking us to a bank rather than merely providing directions.
Should we ever return to Stonetown, we would most certainly stay here.
- 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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- Also Known As:
- Mashariki Palace Hotel Zanzibar/Stone Town