Found in the historic Stone Town on the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar, The Zanzibar Palace is a small boutique hotel, with a strong sense of good service and distinctive style. With a colourful character and beautiful handcrafted furniture, the hotel blends authentic Zanzibarian decor with various other influences, including Arabian, English and Indian. The hotel is independently owned and possesses a homely feel and warmth that encourages an immediate fondness, built around the hotel's antiqued finish and cosy ambience.
The property offers only 9 rooms in total, all of which are elegantly appointed. Each of the rooms is decorated differently, with unique touches that make a stay here feel much more personal. Containing antique furniture, colourful materials, Persian rugs and comfortable beds, rooms pervade an aura of simplicity and Zanzibar style. All rooms include air-conditioning and a ceiling fan for keeping cool from the sun and mosquito nets for keeping out unwanted guests.
The hotel's Palace Restaurant aims to please with delicious meals served up by the chef, with seafood a speciality. The hotel's menu varies but usually includes something for everyone, with options for vegetarians too. Guests are also welcome to some relaxation time in the hotel spa, massages, facials and other treatments are on offer to provide a sense of calm and tranquillity to a stay here.
How to get to Zanzibar Palace Hotel
Around a 35 minute flight from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar before a 10 minute drive to the hotel and Zanzibar.
Activities at Zanzibar Palace Hotel
Excursions to Jozani Forest, tours of Stone Town, water sports, round-the-island trips, scuba diving and snorkelling and day-boat trips - all arranged from hotel.
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Diane & Paul Riva5
What a great little boutique hotel! Frans was a pleasure. His staff was well trained and very sweet and accommodating. The food in their little restaurant was surprisingly good. This helped take some of the sting out of an otherwise less than ideal situation. For someone from the US it was comforting to have someone who you were sure 100% communication was taking place with during the unexpected extended part of our stay.Read full trip review
Gavin Brown & Nuala Donnelly4
This hotel in a fairly central stone town location was very nice. Our room was beautifully decorated in an Arabian style and at the top floor so we had a great view of stone town from our balcony. The staff were very nice and we were greeted by the manager on our arrival and at departure. He was very good at organising our tour of Stone town which was very interesting and well worth doing. The food and service in the hotel was excellent. The only negative was there was no lift and it was quite a steep trek to the top floor. Not one for a more elderly person.Read full trip review
Kiran Gujral-Sandhu & Haraman Preet Sandhu4
Nice, comfortable hotel with lovely decor which is in a good location.Read full trip review
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