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Zanzibar Palace Hotel

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May 7 May 8
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Reviewed 28 November 2011

Very warm welcome by the hosts Co and Frans. Very comfortable suite, no noise aircon, excellent beds, very large bathroom. Cosy hotel and a heaven of rest in a busy city. Zanzibar Palace Hotel is top!!

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Divonne, France
Reviewed 22 November 2011

We really enjoyed our short stay in Stonetown (after the initial culture shock!) and were very pleased with our choice of hotel. We loved our 'Arabica' suite, even though we feel we did not spend enough time in it to do it justice! We only had a day and a half in Stonetown and so many things to see... The...

Thank Nadège
Nice, France
Reviewed 16 November 2011

i wasn't happy to get back in the city coming from chapwany private island, and when a drove down the streets in stone town i couldn't imagine finding a marvellous place opening the door of the hotel. Cosy, charming, discret luxe. A Palace ! the service is discret and helpfull, the room Nadia is marvellous, all the confort you need...

Thank aupetitgari
Northampton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 14 November 2011

We loved our stay at the Zanzibar Palace Hotel! It was like an exotic step back in time, with all of the amenities! Attentive, friendly staff and welcoming owner made our visit memorable. Great location allows for exploring and visiting major sites with a guide or own your own. Food was also quite good. A real gem on a gem...

Thank GlendaDonovan
Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 13 November 2011

Two weeks ago we came back from a wonderful journey to Zanzibar/Stone Town. Our son is living there for 5 months because of an internship. He is working in this hotel and we have been visiting him for 2 weeks in oktober 2011. We met the Dutch owners and they were so kind and helpful to us. Every time when...

1Thank Leanne H
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 9 November 2011

Just off the coastal road, nestled in the side streets, you will find the jewel of Zanzibar, the 'Zanzibar Palace Hotel'. We do quite a bit of travelling and with our family of four (two big kids in our 40's and twin 6 year olds), we need room, flexibility and a relaxing stay with a few of the 'extras' that...

Thank The-4-Foremans
Arbroath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2011

Stayed in the Zanzibar Palace Hotel for three nights in early October 2011 and enjoyed every minute. The hotel was just as we hoped and in perfect keeping with its surrounding environment both internally and externally. We also ate twice at the hotel, the food and service was fantastic. The hotel staff were very friendly and only too pleased to...

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 6 November 2011

We stayed at the hotel for two days in the Sherali Suite. Believe us that it's the best hotel in Stone Town because we visited other hotels wich were less nice and had less privacy. The owners gave us a good piece of advice about what we can visit in Stone Town. Food was very tasty specially, lobsters and prawns....

Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 2 November 2011

We stayed here on our way to Matemwe for one night. The room was lovely, really boutique just oozed personality. It wasn't just pretty but also comfortable and very nice and clean. The staff was extra helpful, we really felt very well looked after. It was rainign outside, and before I could ask in case they had an umbrella we...

Thank heavenlynarayan
Reviewed 1 November 2011

We stayed here for a couple of nights whilst on honeymoon and LOVED IT. Fabulous room, LOVED the outdoor bathroom. Quiet, authentic, fantastic. Thanks for a great stay.

Thank Baaa_says_the_sheep

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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, colourful silks, etc. Room rates for every purse definitely makes this a place to stay. 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
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Price Range: RM731 - RM1,360 (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 Stone Town, Zanzibar Island
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#1 Spa Hotel in Stone Town
#2 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
#3 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
#3 Business Hotel in Stone Town
#3 Family Hotel in Stone Town
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“Room was big and luckily we had aircon because it was so hot in zanzibar. We had no complaints on the rooms. ”
KerriBerri758, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Be prepared for at least one flight of stairs. But you will never carry anything yourself unless you want to!”
GretchenB593, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you can, then a suite with a balcony is nice, all the rooms are pretty quiet as there is not a lot of through traffic.”
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EllenH701, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you are not good at climbing stairs go for the first floor!!”
janainley, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Maybe request larger room for couples/bathroom. If they have a quieter side.”
FamilyTime381, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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