Stayed 4 nites in this beautiful and stylish boutique property , once sultan of omans minor palace . Looked through other top rated hotels while there and felt I made the right choice . The manager Mikhaela was very helpful and friendly . Do the guided walk before venturing on your own . We went diving as well . Loved it, great atmospheric streets out of filmsets! Loved the terrace at mashariki but food could improve .
- 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