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    Dhow Palace Hotel

    Kenyatta Rd | Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent33%
    • Very good48%
    • Average13%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “turkish bath” (6 reviews)
    “inner courtyard” (10 reviews)
    “top floor” (29 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    Rooftop Terrace
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Had an evening meal in Dhow Palace Hotel in Stone Town on 19th November 2017. There was two of us plus one other couple in the restaurant. Staff were very eager to give us a menu before we even had a chance to sit down....More

    Thank 366travelor23
    Response from Dhowpalace, Manager at Dhow Palace HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Dear 366travelor23, Do accept my apologies, and I would have spoken to you face to face, however we just missed each other unfortunately. This is something we have taken up with the kitchen and restaurant staff - appropriate action has taken place. Thank you for...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Well located. Staff was nice. Credit card accepted. SWIMMING POOL, so great and convenient to cool down a bit! Furniture and architecure is full of charm and traditional. The breakfast was "OK", average.

    1  Thank Adrien R
    Response from Dhowpalace, Manager at Dhow Palace HotelResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Adrien R, Thank you for staying with us at Dhow Palace Hotel, and for taking your time off your busy schedule to share your thoughts and experience of Dhow Palace Hotel with the travelling community on TripAdvisor. Thank you

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    One of the Best hotel in stone town. Is big enough, clean, good Wi-Fi, and location is good enough Staff are nice and rooms are good Is about 20 min from Airport, dhow palace is among old hotel which maintain quality servicesMore

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

    Dear Glory H, Thank you for staying with us at Dhow Palace Hotel, and for taking your time to write this sweet, accurate and to the point review of Dhow Palace Hotel, and for giving us the full star rating. Thank you.... and see you...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Stayed here for only 1 night. We stayed at the very top level (there is a stand alone room) - fantastic room, quiet, very spacious. Staff was very friendly. Breakfast was fantastic. We thought we had a good value and would stay here again.

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

    Dear TwoGlobeTrekkers, Thank you for booking your stay with us at Dhow Palace Hotel, and thanking you for taking your time to write and share your experience of Dhow Palace Hotel on TripAdvisor. Next time stay longer :) Thank you

    Reviewed 17 October 2017

    this hotel is one of the best hotels I've ever been to. the staff were always willing to help. the hotel had such great detailing and all the decorations were antiques and very interesting. I took pictures of nearly every corner of the hotel to...More

    Thank leonardomatheo
    Response from Dhowpalace, Manager at Dhow Palace HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear leonardomatheo, Thank you very much for staying with us at the Dhow Palace Hotel, and for taking your time out to share your experience and thoughts of your stay here. we shall indeed keep your room ready for you next time you are in...More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Indoor pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$91 - US$134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #9 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
    • #11 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 30
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Zanzibar City >
    • Stone Town
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    Traveller (466)
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    Dining (54)
    Hotel & Grounds (406)
    Bathroom (24)
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    Lynne V
    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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    Lynne V
    10 August 2017|
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    Response from Dhowpalace | Property representative |
    Dear Lynne V, We can arrange for one of our taxi drivers to take him to he Airport. Dhow is a good place to stay as a family, couple or single. See you in September
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    Arnold A
    28 October 2016|
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    Response from Avid7rav3ller | Reviewed this property |
    Everything was within walking distance probably half an hour to the beach. Not sure about taxi as we didn't use it we got a transfer from the airport to the hotel.
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    "Rooms facing to the inner courtyard pool are nice but the balconies there don't offer privacy."
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    "Choose a room with a pool view. The balconies are nice to view."
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    "Request for a room on the higher level with a balcony view on pool"
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