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    Dhow Palace Hotel

    Kenyatta Rd | Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent33%
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    • Average13%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
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    “turkish bath” (6 reviews)
    “top floor” (30 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Rooftop Terrace
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    Reviewed May 26, 2017

    The entire place is wrapped in old world charm: from the high beds to the meandering staircases to the old gramophones - it felt like stepping back in time. The staff was very helpful and the food is alright too. The highlight of this place...More

    Thank Upasana R
    Response from Dhowpalace, Manager at Dhow Palace HotelResponded May 28, 2017

    Dear Upasana R, We are delighted to learn that your enjoyed your stay with us at Dhow Palace Hotel, that our staff are doing their job well. Thank you for taking your time to write and share this wonderful review of your stay at Dhow...More

    Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

    People and staff are very nice at the hotel as well as all around stone town. Rooms are pretty clean, have ac and fan, and also USB sockets. Location is nice , fresh and light breakfast Hotel is Small and quite. This hotel and Tembo...More

    Thank Shanie Z
    Response from Dhowpalace, Manager at Dhow Palace HotelResponded April 16, 2017

    Dear Shanie Z, Thank you for staying with us at Dhow Palace Hotel, and sharing your experience of both Dhow Palace Hotel and Tembo Hotel. Thank you.

    Reviewed April 3, 2017

    Much like Goldilocks and her preference of porridge, this hotel was juuuuust right - not too fancy, but not a dump; and not too pricy, but not a steal. It's a perfect blend of return on the dollar and satisfaction! Its location is superb (minutes...More

    1  Thank GreenMtner
    Response from Dhowpalace, Manager at Dhow Palace HotelResponded April 6, 2017

    Dear GreenMtner Thanking you for taking your time to rate and review Dhow Palace Hotel. We are indeed very happy to learn that our staff are attentive, and that you had a pleasant stay with us at Dhow Palace Hotel. Thank you once again, and...More

    Reviewed March 15, 2017

    I stayed at The Dhow Palace for the second time in December and liked it just as much as the first. It is not the smartest hotel in Stonetown and certainly not the most chic. Its charm derives from its history and its location. There...More

    Thank tedwarddavenport
    Response from Dhowpalace, Manager at Dhow Palace HotelResponded March 15, 2017

    Dear tedwarddavenport Wow, .... I'm at a loss for words. Thank you does not even begin to cover the gratitude for this indeed very detailed and very honest review of Dhow Palace Hotel. Thank you for visiting us. We have, since you stayed with us,...More

    Reviewed March 13, 2017

    It's pretty much in walking distance to anything mentioned in Stone Town, the hotel is pretty nice and charming. It's not modern in any way, but it has it's character.... and wifi and A/C. Close to the beach and it has an okay pool, I...More

    Thank Glenn A
    Response from Dhowpalace, Manager at Dhow Palace HotelResponded March 15, 2017

    Dear Glenn A, Thank you for staying with us at Dhow Palace Hotel, and for taking your time to rate and write this sweet review... Thank you.

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Indoor pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • $91 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #9 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
    • #11 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 30
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Zanzibar City >
    • Stone Town
    • Also Known As
    • Dhow Palace Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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    Lynne V
    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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    Lynne V
    August 10, 2017|
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    Response from Dhowpalace | Property representative |
    Dear Lynne V, We can arrange for one of our taxi drivers to take him to he Airport. Dhow is a good place to stay as a family, couple or single. See you in September
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    October 28, 2016|
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    Response from Avid7rav3ller | Reviewed this property |
    Everything was within walking distance probably half an hour to the beach. Not sure about taxi as we didn't use it we got a transfer from the airport to the hotel.
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    "Rooms facing to the inner courtyard pool are nice but the balconies there don't offer privacy."
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    "Choose a room with a pool view. The balconies are nice to view."
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    "Request for a room on the higher level with a balcony view on pool"
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    "check what renovation work is going on when you book .... it's an old building like all of Stone Town"
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