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Zanzibar Palace Hotel

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were only here one night and it was pleasant enough. Staff were very friendly and helpful but it just wasn't "our style" of hotel. The rooms were clean, though a bit eclectic. The restaurant food was nice but the service very slow (however we've noticed this in other parts of East Africa). Importantly for those who have mobility issues,... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent two nights at this charming hotel. Friendly and service minded staff, beautifully decorated rooms (big plus for the silk robes in the bathroom, gave that little extra touch) and a very relaxing environment. We had a great time, nothing to complain about! A tip for future guests is to make sure you find the way back to the hotel... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is situated in Old Stone town but unfortunately does not have sea views. The best aspect of the hotel was the friendly, well informed staff. Pleasant restaurant areas and very interesting decor, particularly the wonderful ornate beds.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a few days in stone town before travelling further to the coast. The hotel is a gem of a place. We had a lovely stay here for a few days. The room was large, clean and we also had a balcony facing the street. This could be a little noisy at times. We didn't eat dinner here but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

We loved our stay here, the rooms were really lovely. Zircon when you needed it, very traditional feel. Breakfast was excellent. Just be mindful - no lift, but then these are old buildings in zanzibar...

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

Not an oceanfront location but it suited us fine. Quiet with efficient and professional staff. Excellent restaurant. We had dinner there all three days. Pretty good wine selection. Why are the drinks so inexpensive? We enjoyed large room (more like a suite), good bath, good air conditioning. Wonderful place to spend your vacation.

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Benalmadena Costa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

We enjoyed our stay in the Zanzibar Palace Hotel in March. Very friendly staff, wifi, big bathroom, airconditioning (a must in Stone Town !). The map we received to discover Stone Town came in very handy.

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Eldoret, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

The Zanzibar Palace is a beautifully decorated hotel with an excellent level of service as well as decor. The food was great and the overall atmosphere was tranquil elegance. In the midst of Stone Town the Zanzibar Palace is a Arabic spice traders palace renewed to it former glory. finally, If you need ANYTHING, you could just ask Fritz, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

We stayed here in February for 2 nights.The top floor room was lovely and very spacious.Ther was no kettle in the the room but the complimentary early morning cuppa was a real treat - just phone when you are ready and it comes 5 minutes later! We ate in the restaurant at lunchtime and the food was delicious and served... More 

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exeter UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Stayed two nights in suite Sultana. The room perfectly captured exotic Stonetown. Beautifully furnished with attention to detail. Every comfort wifi, flat screen TV, candles, incense, ac and silk bath robes. Morning Tea and coffee brought to room with home made cake. Breakfast was excellent. Very good buffet with eggs to order. The owner and his staff were extremely helpful.... More 

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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 

Additional Information about Zanzibar Palace Hotel

Address: Kiponda Street | 831, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 3392, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Price Range: $155 - $345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Zanzibar Palace Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Zanzibar Palace Stone Town
Hotel Zanzibar Palace
Zanzibar Palace Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Stone Town
#3 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
#3 Business Hotel in Stone Town
#4 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
#4 Family Hotel in Stone Town
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