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Spice Palace Hotel

Sokomuhogo street Jaws Corner, Stone Town, Zanzibar City Tanzania
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#10 of 46 B&Bs / Inns in Stone Town
At Spice Palace Hotel we have comfortable amenities that help you get the most out of your stay in Stone Town. We offer accommodation in 28 elegant rooms of various categories, including some spacious Superior suites for families. Each room is equipped with flat screen TV and AC, offering offer exceptional comfort and tranquility to every guest.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Rooftop terrace
Baggage storage
Laundry service
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Rooftop bar
Currency exchange
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Non-smoking rooms
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Eamon O wrote a review 11 Jul
Wellesley, Massachusetts21 contributions6 helpful votes
I thought this was an ok option for a budget hotel in Zanzibar town. The rooms were nice and the staff was pretty helpful, but there was a lot of weird stuff like keys not working, lights burning out, and people coming in during the day to spray bug spray in the rooms. Next time I go, I’ll probably pick somewhere else.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Croatia guest's wrote a review Jun 2021
Central Croatia, Croatia24 contributions24 helpful votes
It was rly nice and clean place with good staff, good breakfast on the hotel roof with nice view and pool. All the staff is there to help you 0-24 with the Stonetown tours, islands tours and they even arranged a guy to bring us scooter at hotel and even make driving licens for us. So for all the boring things u dont need to waste your time beacuse they will do it all for you😁
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Jiten V wrote a review Feb 2021
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania112 contributions14 helpful votes
The hotel is situated in the heart of stone town, you get to pass through the alleys of Zanzibar while getting to the hotel. Nearby to Forodhani (food market), Cape Town fish market is also a 3 minute walk away. If you want to catch the ferry to the mainland, it’s also just a few minutes walk away. A lot of cafes around. Hotel is clean, friendly staff, good breakfast! Definitely recommend this hotel for a stay in Stone Town.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
Akulasthraxus wrote a review Feb 2021
Cedar Park, Texas176 contributions43 helpful votes
I stayed here after my Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater safari to get some vitamin sea. The hotel is really quite wonderful, the staff was very helpful, and the food and location were excellent. I was working remotely while I was there and had some trouble getting wifi in certain spots but one of the guys from the lobby walked me around all the rooms until we found one with excellent wifi and let me stay in that one rather than the room I originally booked. I would happily stay at this place again!
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Date of stay: November 2020
DanCanReviewIt wrote a review Jan 2021
United Kingdom24 contributions1 helpful vote
If you are looking for a hotel in the centre of Stone Town (Zanzibar City) then this is ideal. We stayed on New Year's Eve since there were few other hotels available and were pleasantly surprised! The hotel itself is lovely, and the plunge pool is probably quite refreshing after spending the day in the shops of Stone Town however we didn't actually get the chance to swim in it! The breakfast was fantastic and the views of the town are excellent since it is on the roof. There's a handy luggage room if you have checked out but want to stay in the town for the day and the staff are helpful and happy to help. The room we stayed in was a bit small and it felt a little old fashioned (very frilly mosquito nets)but they were clean enough and we slept well! Also it had a very nice bathroom and all the appliances you would need (hairdryer, kettle, variety of teas, water bottles etc)!
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Date of stay: December 2020
US$66 - US$115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
TanzaniaZanzibar ArchipelagoZanzibar IslandZanzibar CityStone Town
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Frequently Asked Questions about Spice Palace Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Spice Palace Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Aromas of Zanzibar (0.1 km), Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral (0.3 km), and The Coins Shop (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Spice Palace Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free wifi, and free breakfast.
What food & drink options are available at Spice Palace Hotel?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Spice Palace Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Puzzle Coffee Shop, Taarab Restaurant, and Tea House Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Spice Palace Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Spice Palace Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Spice Palace Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are there any historical sites close to Spice Palace Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Christ Church Cathedral (0.2 km) and House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) (0.3 km).