We stayed at the Dhow Palace in October 2013. It's a very quaint and clean hotel, lovely staff and we had a huge room. Full of antiques and funky art in the old town but very close to the waterfront and shops. This hotel you can actually find your way back to on your own which was really nice. The only thing I wasn't happy with was the air con, but that might have been us fooling with the remote. It was really hot and sticky when we stayed there but I wish we would have had more than one night to explore the town on our own and to use the pool too. Food was great and overall we really enjoyed our stay there!
- 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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