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Golden Tulip Zanzibar Botique Hotel

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$92*
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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Close to the historic Old Town (where most of the old buildings are actually made of coral!) this beautiful resort is ideally located in the West Coast of Zanzibar, with easy access to the world famous Prison Island where you will witness Darwin's theory of evolution in progress while standing in the midst of giant tortoises (their second home after...

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ZGPH, Direttore at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Botique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear SajiVarghese, We are glad to have hosted you here in Golden Tulip Zanzibar Boutique and we thank you for your kind and positive review. In behalf of all the staff of the Golden Tulip Zanzibar Boutique Hotel Asante sana na Karibu Tena. The Management

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I stayed here for one night en route from Arusha to my beach resort. It was very comfortable and more than adequate for my requirements. Great location for exploring Stone Town and staff more than happy to assist and give directions etc. Don't expect a glass of wine with dinner as this is a 'no-alcohol' facility, but food and service...

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ZGPH, Direttore at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Botique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Catherine o, we are glad to have host you here in Golden Tulip Zanzibar Boutique and we thank you for your kind and positive review. In behalf of all the staff of the Golden Tulip Zanzibar Boutique Hotel Asante sana na Karibu Tena. The Management

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

So convenient for the Port and for meandering through old Stonetown. Has a great rooftop terrace for breakfast, but no pool or bar. The service was genuinely caring with exceptional management. Super location for restaurants, beach and historical buildings. Concierge staff excellent.

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ZGPH, Direttore at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Botique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JudyG53, thanks for your kind and positive comments, in behalf of all the Staff of the Hotel we are glad to have hosted you in Golden Tulip Zanzibar Boutique and we hope to have the opportunity to accomodate you again in order to show you all the new service provided by the hotel. Asante Sana na karibu tena The...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Had a good time, loved the friendly staff, the Zanzibar decor. A walking distance from the port and to and from a lot of necessities. Taxis were very accessible. However the breakfast needs improvement to include Zanzibari cuisine. Otherwise Hakuna Matata!

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ZGPH, Direttore at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Botique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jamila_abri thanks for your kind and positive comments, in behalf of all the Staff of the Hotel we are glad to have hosted you in Golden Tulip Zanzibar Boutique and we hope to have the opportunity to accomodate you again in order to show you all the improvement done in the hotel Asante Sana na karibu tena The Management

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The rooms fairly nice based on the charged rate.It had all essential amenities. However i would have appreciated for it to have toothpaste in the bathroom.I was however not very pleased by the fact that we had to wait for almost an hour and a half to be able to check in, considering that i arrived at past noon. The...

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ZGPH, Direttore at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Botique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ndakigeorge many thanks for your review and we apologize for the inconvenient that you had with the check in service. We take your comments as important suggestion to improve our service for the future. In behalf of all the Hotel 's Staff Asante Sana na Karibu Tena! The Management

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We had good 3 nights stay..you are close to Forodani and other a traction and at the same time away from noisy streets..hotel has lovely restaurant on the rooftop..good selection for breakfast! Clean rooms with good shower with hot water and good water pressure all the time..and attentive staff. Especially we were pleasantly surprised by Housekeeping..we got twin bedded room...

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ZGPH, Direttore at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Botique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Andrea J thanks for your positive review in behalf of all the hotel staff and in particular of the housekeeping department we really thank you and we hope to see you again in Golden Tulip. KARIBU ZANZIBAR The Management

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Nice and clean rooms. Plenty of space we had a large bed which was surprisingly comfortable. They have everything that you could need. We were in a good location and walked around easily. Our rooms were cleaned and made up for us. Nice hot showers.

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ZGPH, Direttore at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Botique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sherrie M thanks for your positive review in behalf of all the hotel staff we really thank you and we hope to see you again in Golden Tulip. KARIBU ZANZIBAR The Management

Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Stench from drains so bad it got to the point I couldn't even enter my room. Their response was to spray airspray... We demanded a new room, they sprayed the next one to try mask it, so we refused to move in. Another room was made available but it was a single, barely big enough for us to move around...

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ZGPH, Direttore at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Botique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sue Ann, we are very sorry that you had such inconvenient in our hotel with the rooms and we really we didn't have any information concerning your bad inconveniences. Kindly allow me to explain you that is not our hotel that doesn't accept the USD before the year 2006 but are rules from Zanzibar. I really apologize if my...

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 30 July 2016

The rooftop restaurant was wonderful. It was high enough that even during the hot afternoons there was a nice sea breeze. I enjoyed sitting there and working while drinking iced tea. The included breakfast was very good - fruit, pastries, meats, omelets, coffee, and juice. We tried to eat here for dinner, but they did not have several of the...

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ZGPH, Direttore at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Botique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michele Many thanks for your positive review. We are glad that you loved your stay with us and we are really sorry about the inconbvenient that you had at the restaurant, we assure you that will never happen again. Asante Sana na Karibu Tena! The Management

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2016

First day we arrived at 2am, we had pre booked so our room was ready for us. We were given room 301 and upon entering we were very pleased with the room, big size and well decorated. However we could not sleep that first night as the bed was so noisy! Every time you turned it was so loud. Also...

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ZGPH, Direttore at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Botique Hotel, responded to this review

Dearest frequenttraveller674 thank you so much for your positive review, the satisfaction of our customers is our best reward. We hope to have the chance to still accommodate you in our hotel in Zanzibar. On behalf of the entire staff of the Hotel thanks again and see you soon. Karibu Zanzibar. The Management

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"International Standards, Local Flavors" Golden Tulip Zanzibar Boutique offers all those amenities that give the perfect frame for enjoying a stay in Zanzibar's capital before or after safari. The ideal place to discover Stone town from it is located within one hour drive from any of Zanzibar's beaches and attractions. Golden Tulip Zanzibar Boutique is a replica of a historic building located in the city center of Stone town opposite to the ferry terminal. Our guest can enjoy a stunning sea town view from THE TERRACE RESTAURANT. Located at the Top Floor, the Terrace menu a la carte, presents a selection of Continental and International dishes that can be consumed enjoying an incredible 360 degree Ocean and Stonetown scenery. All highlights of this beautifully city, recognized as UNESCO heritage sight, such as the house of wonders, Forodhani gardens, the old fort, Darajiani market (...) are within walking distance as well as the numerous shops, restaurants and nightspots. GT Zanzibar Boutique's rooms are decorated to ensure a traditional picturesque and soothing environment and are designed to meet all your needs. We offer at total of 33 rooms and in addition the property offers a state of the art conference facility as well as event venues that can accommodate up to 350 people comfortably. All rooms are fully furnished to meet the highest International Standard. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Golden Tulip Zanzibar Botique Hotel

Address: Malindi Road, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 25524, Tanzania (Formerly Zanzibar Grand Palace Hotel)
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Price Range: RM390 - RM496 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Golden Tulip Zanzibar Botique Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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