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Dhow Palace Hotel

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Overview
Kenyatta Rd Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City Tanzania See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday

Looking for a place that makes you feel like a royal sultan? The Dhow Palace is it! This hotel is outstanding for it's warm impeccable customer service, historic charm, it's great location, delicious breakfast buffet and a wonderful tiled pool to cool off in. Next...More

1  Thank lisafuturegreen
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were allowed to let our luggage all day long in this very pretty hotel. Obviously our guide managed to negotiate this the manager. Thanks to him. After a day in stone town they let us wait in a patio for our taxi to the...More

1  Thank Thierry G
Response from Dhowpalace, Manager at Dhow Palace HotelResponded 4 days ago

Dear Thierry G, Thank you for passing by Dhow Palace Hotel, and taking your time to write this review. Let us know next time you`re planning on visiting Zanzibar, and I`ll see if we can get you the roof top room for you. Thank you

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

And a nice terrace (steep 1 floor climb) for a morning tea/evening sunset bubbly with a nice view of the city and Ocean beyond. Nakupenda and prison island are both visible. The bath with the open top is also really fun!

1  Thank ampfp
Response from Dhowpalace, Manager at Dhow Palace HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear ampfp, Thank you for staying with us at Dhow Palace Hotel, and for sharing your experience and rating your stay. Hope to see you with us again sometime soon. Thank you

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently returned to Zanzibar. Couldn't wait to get back to Dhow Palace. Booked a twin room on booking .com. Then upgraded to triple room as another friend came on board. That booking was acknowledged but when we arrived we only has a twin. . An...More

1  Thank Mary C
Response from Dhowpalace, Manager at Dhow Palace HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mary C, Thank you for staying with us again after so many years, and for taking your time to rate,review and share your experience of Dhow Palace. The week prior to your arrival and the week you arrived were just fantastic sales wise. Full...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely love the decor and style, the pool is refreshing and a good enough length for laps. The staff are friendly and helpful, both allowing me to check in early and helping me organise the trips I wanted to do. Would love to stay...More

2  Thank EmilyHeatherMaher
Response from Dhowpalace, Manager at Dhow Palace HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear EmilyHeatherMaher Thank you for staying with us at Dhow Palace Hotel and for taking time off your schedule to rate review and share your experience of your stay with us. Welcome back next time you`re in these parts of the world.

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About
Description
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 ...More 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
30
Price range
$77 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Dhow Palace Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
30
Price range
$77 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Dhow Palace Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
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Traveler (550)
Room & Suite (488)
Pool & Beach (78)
Dining (54)
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Amenities (2)
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Rosi R
September 14, 2018|
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Aziza M
December 11, 2017|
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Response from Dhowpalace | Property representative |
You may use Visa or MasterCard credit cards upon arrival / check in. Or if you wish, you may do a bank transfer - however this option will add additional bank transfer charges ( should you opt for this - please drop us an... More
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LynneV65
August 10, 2017|
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Response from Ahmed A |
yes, dhow palace is a very good place to stay and very safe. you can ask for airport pickup through reservation and the front desk will arrange you an airport transfer on ur day of leaving :)
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"Splurge on a suite its worth it!"
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