This is an old building, full of stained glass windows, wooden floors and sudden changes in floor level. There is no lift, but a walk up to the third floor where we had our room was no problem. Our room and bathroom were airy and spacious and clean. All rooms have balconies overlooking an inner courtyard where there is a pool. The hotel is centrally placed, and within walking distance of shops and restaurants.
Stone Town has its charms, but is quite dirty!! As a World Heritage Site, the local authorities should make an effort to keep it free of litter.
- Also Known As:
- Dhow Palace Hotel Zanzibar/Stone Town
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Dhow Palace is an elegant, boutique hotel in the heart of historic Stone Town, close to all amenities, shops and restaurants. Furnished extensively with antiques in a truly Zanzibar style, this 150 year old graceful building has been modernised to take care of all your desires.The hotel offers an open-air interior courtyard with a spacious swimming pool and snack bar, where guests can relax and unwind in peaceful privacy. Bask in the sun on our serene roof top terrace where you can enjoy delicious local and international cuisine and tropical refreshments. The roof top terrace is an idyllic place to watch life unfold in the busy Stone Town streets below, or to witness the remarkable sunsets on this romantic island. Dhow Palace is a place to find tranquility, eat well and become wrapped up in the best of Zanzibar culture. Many of our rooms have balconies overlooking the peaceful interior courtyard and swimming pool; all have traditional Swahili beds, air conditioning and many other facilities, including cable television and hotspot wireless internet. Let the Dhow Palace sail you through your holiday whilst you enjoy the blissful climate and explore the history and culture that this beautiful island has to offer. Location and amenities:The Dhow Palace Hotel is conveniently situated in central Stone Town, close to the shops, markets and restaurants. The Dhow is also within easy access of Zanzibar's awe-inspiring beaches, watersports, excursions and historical attractions. ... more less
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