Zanzibar Palace Hotel

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.

  • Flexible booking terms
  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

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.

Getting There

Around a 35 minute flight from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar before a 10 minute drive to the hotel and Zanzibar.


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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Review of Zanzibar Palace Hotel

James McMillan

A superb little hotel with unique and very tasteful touches. It is difficult to to describe how friendly and efficient the staff were. I cannot say too much about the place.

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