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Dhow Palace Hotel

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Overview
Kenyatta Rd Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City Tanzania See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It is definitely a very original and unique place, full of old interesting furnishings. It has tons of character and it deserves a tour of it's own. The down side of all these vintage accessories - it feels little dark and dingy sometimes. It actually...More

2  Thank GCK76
Reviewed 4 days ago

Looking for a place that makes you feel like a royal sultan? The Dhow Palace is it! This hotel is outstanding for it's warm impeccable customer service, historic charm, it's great location, delicious breakfast buffet and a wonderful tiled pool to cool off in. Next...More

1  Thank lisafuturegreen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were allowed to let our luggage all day long in this very pretty hotel. Obviously our guide managed to negotiate this the manager. Thanks to him. After a day in stone town they let us wait in a patio for our taxi to the...More

1  Thank Thierry G
Response from Dhowpalace, Manager at Dhow Palace HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Thierry G, Thank you for passing by Dhow Palace Hotel, and taking your time to write this review. Let us know next time you`re planning on visiting Zanzibar, and I`ll see if we can get you the roof top room for you. Thank you

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

And a nice terrace (steep 1 floor climb) for a morning tea/evening sunset bubbly with a nice view of the city and Ocean beyond. Nakupenda and prison island are both visible. The bath with the open top is also really fun!

1  Thank ampfp
Response from Dhowpalace, Manager at Dhow Palace HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear ampfp, Thank you for staying with us at Dhow Palace Hotel, and for sharing your experience and rating your stay. Hope to see you with us again sometime soon. Thank you

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently returned to Zanzibar. Couldn't wait to get back to Dhow Palace. Booked a twin room on booking .com. Then upgraded to triple room as another friend came on board. That booking was acknowledged but when we arrived we only has a twin. . An...More

1  Thank Mary C
Response from Dhowpalace, Manager at Dhow Palace HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mary C, Thank you for staying with us again after so many years, and for taking your time to rate,review and share your experience of Dhow Palace. The week prior to your arrival and the week you arrived were just fantastic sales wise. Full...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$76 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#10 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
#11 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$76 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#10 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
#11 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (560)
Room & Suite (491)
Pool & Beach (79)
Dining (54)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Amenities (2)
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Rosi R
15 September 2018|
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Response from Nuria78530 | Reviewed this property |
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Aziza M
11 December 2017|
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Response from Dhowpalace | Property representative |
You may use Visa or MasterCard credit cards upon arrival / check in. Or if you wish, you may do a bank transfer - however this option will add additional bank transfer charges ( should you opt for this - please drop us an... More
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LynneV65
10 August 2017|
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Response from Ahmed A |
yes, dhow palace is a very good place to stay and very safe. you can ask for airport pickup through reservation and the front desk will arrange you an airport transfer on ur day of leaving :)
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"Rooms are really not created equal in this place. There is tons of them too and each one is totally different."
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"Splurge on a suite its worth it!"
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"The room on top with terrace sounded better"
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"Request a room on the top floor!"
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