We have just returned a few days ago after a 4 week trip to Africa and have stayed in a variety of hotels. Zanzibar Palace Hotel is a boutique hotel very efficiently run by two very pleasant gentlemen,Mark and Robert. The service here is personal and caring. The supporting staff are also very friendly and efficient.
While the hotel is a throwback to the past with decor and artefacts reflecting the oldtimes,the amenities are modern with aircond rooms and hotwater system that works. Free wifi in the room is a bonus.
Cooked breakfast in the morning is very good and the restaurant where we had seafood was excellent. We were served afternoon tea with cakes in the room.
Locationwise, it's right in Stone Town but is only a 5 mins walk to the seafront.Another bonus was the good value if you need your laundry to be done.
Highly recommended, excellent personal service all round and two managers on the ball.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Zanzibar Palace Hotel is a luxurious nine room boutique hotel located right in the heart of Stone Town (an Unesco World Heritage site). It is independently owned and daily under Dutch management and an ideal home to explore and experience all the beauties of this magical town and Island. Zanzibar's rich history is integrated throughout the hotel by Arabian, Indian and English designs, this in combination with all modern comfort (airco, free WiFi, flatscreen TV's, etc). Each room/suite has its own unique decor with many local originating antique pieces of furniture, magical beds, Persian rugs, colourful silks, etc. Room rates for every purse definitely makes this a place to stay. In its adjacent building there is the Palace Luxury Spa, with its contemporary look and feel with one-of-a-kind art and furniture. As you walk through the front door, you notice the soft aqua blue interior colours along with the antique furniture. You are immediately put into a state of calm and relaxation. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Zanzibar Palace Stone Town
- Hotel Zanzibar Palace
- Zanzibar Palace Hotel Stone Town