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Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Good: WiFi, AC, location, cleanliness, security, TV, staff, close to Mercury restaurant and boats for snorkeling trips (40k). Bad: Noise in the morning from moving furniture for breakfast and no other amenities. For the price it's good and if I go back to Stone Town I would stay here again.

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

Dear Justin. thanks for your review we are glad that you appreciate the service and the cleanness and we are really sorry about the noise. We hope to see you again iun ZGPH. Many thanks and Best Regards. The Management More 

Kunming, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed in this hotel during a 2-day visit to the island. The hotel is bit pricy for the type of room, but further I enjoyed my stay. The foreign managers are very helpful and do their utmost best to help you enjoy your stay. Breakfast is really nice!

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Thank Tim Miguel S
ZGPH, Direttore at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Botique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tim, We are grateful and honored that you spend a lovely time with us. We hope to see you soon in Zanzibar. Many thanks to have taken time to share your positive review. Karibu Zanzibar Grand Palace. The Management. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

Nice hotel with walk distance to everything With a nice view from the rooftop and the staff is Very kind Breakfast is pretty good. Clean and nice big room and good WiFi dont have much to complain about

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Thank Michel Tanjos C
ZGPH, Direttore at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Botique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michel, we are glad about your review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed our Hotel and our service. All staff are grateful for your congratulations. Many Thanks from all of us. Best Regards and Karibu Zanzibar More 

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

i was with family (with kids) and other family members plus groom and bride....check in was swift, very friendly staff with very good customer service...rooms are good, clean, not very spacious but ok with nice views of the stone town...a 1 minute walk to the zanzibar ferry...only thing to improve is on the breakfast, just standard nothing spectacular.

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

Dear Fshamid. we are glad to your positive review and really satisfied that you stayed well in ZGPH. We followed your advice for breakfast and we hope you can come back soon to test it again! Asante sana na karibu tena. The Management More 

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Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

After 6 days in the north of the island we chose to spend the last 2 nights of our holiday in the palace hotel. The staff were very friendly and the room clean, however it felt dark as there were blinds over the window we could not open. The only downside was the hotel restaurant, lacking any atmosphere, we only... More 

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

Dear Hollie W in behalf of all the staff we thank you for your positive review and we hope to meet up again in Zanzibar. Asante na kwaheri ! The Management More 

Athens, Greece
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

A really nice hotel with friendly staff and manager to try to solve the problems. Rooms are spacious with some small problems in the matress of the bed. Nice roof top restaurant with view. The breakfast has to be a bit better. Off course you are in Africa so the rhytmes are slower ! So in case you want to... More 

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

A really nice hotel with friendly staff and manager to try to solve the problems. Rooms are spacious with some small problems in the matress of the bed. Nice roof top restaurant with view. The breakfast has to be a bit better. Off course you are in Africa so the rhytmes are slower ! So in case you want to... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for 2 nights prior to heading to the North of the island. The hotel is in a good location with good sized rooms and a decent sized bed (king). The restaurant on the roof was good with reasonable food selection and breakfast was fine. The view for sunset was pretty good though. The ferry... More 

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

Dear Wilko many thanks for your nice review, we are glad that you have enjoyed your stay with us. All the ZGPH equipe is grateful for your cordiality and kindness. Kaributena ZGPH. The Management More 

Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Our journey to Zanzibar wouldn't have been the same without the wonderful breakfasts, nice showers, comfortable rooms in pleasant temperatures, hospitable services, pleasant pussycats and overall charm of the Grand Palace Hotel. I loved it and would go back right away if I could. The prices are perfect and the managers are reasonable countrymen from my own parts of the... More 

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

Asante Sana dear "timetravellers" for your extremely positive review. Our house is your house, Karibu Zanzibar Grand Palace Hotel and Karibu Zanzibar in behalf of all the Staff of the Hotel and in behalf of the sweet Rocco. We hope to host you very soon! Many thanks and arrivederci! The Management More 

Milan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

I spent some days in this elegant and confortable grand hotel. Room was perfect, peaple very nice and professionals, the best one breakfast in Stone Town I have never have. Grand Palace Hotel is near the sea, but also near old town center, perfect for a walk.

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

My Dear Mr Wolf it was a pleasure host you in ZGPH and and we still have a beautiful memory of you and your friends, thank you for your courtesy and your kindness. Your satisfaction is our best reward! Asante Sana na Karibu Tena . The Management More 

Ljubljana, Slovenia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Rooms are very nice, bed comfortable. Very clean. Every day new surprise on the bed. Bathroom also Ok, even shower looks a bit run down. Staff is extremely friendly and also efficient. Location is not the best but Ok. Anyway stone town is small. Balcony would be great addition. So hotel would be close to perfect, but there are 2... More 

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

Dear Rock K. Many thanks for choosing our hotel, we taking in charge of your suggestion to improve our service. We hope to host you again in ZGPH to have in the near future your 5 stars rate instead of 4 ... All the ZGPH Staff thanks you for your kindness. Asante Sana. The Management! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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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: RM344 - RM795 (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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“Maybe ask NOT to have room overlooking front entrance and the busy street”
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 of 5 bubbles JudyG53, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Amazing sea view from the restaurant top floor, very close to ferry boat terminal”
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“The rooms faced on the garden are quieter”
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“Check the air conditioner for leaking water and make sure your belongings are placed far away as they will get soaked.”
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“Just take note that this is an unlicensed facility.”
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