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Dhow Palace Hotel

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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a room in the original building top floor, amazingly beautiful. Staff is super. My room made me feel like a queen. Food for breakfast was fine. Mostly ate out in Stone Town for other meals. Didn't use the pool as weather was coolMore

2  Thank Tahra M
Response from Dhowpalace, Manager at Dhow Palace HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Tahra M, Thank you for taking your time to rate, review and share your experience of your stay with us at Dhow Palace Hotel. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you with us next time you`re in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is extremely clean. The period furniture is outstanding. The room we had overlooking the swimming pool was immaculate. The level of customer service from all the staff we encountered was excellent. The breakfast buffet was excellent, with lots of choice for both vegetarian...More

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

Dear RKS_DJS, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Dhow Palace Hotel on your recent vacation trip to Zanzibar. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed your stay, and we thank you for taking your time to rate, review and share your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel steeped in history with pictures of olden times and antiques throughout. Comfortable bedrooms. Only disappointment was the bathroom. Excited when we saw the deep plunge bath, but water pressure was so low, even the shower struggled to produce water. Good breakfast. Friendly and helpful...More

1  Thank MrHard2Please
Response from Dhowpalace, Manager at Dhow Palace HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear MrHard2Please, Thank you for staying with us at the Dhow Palace Hotel, and for taking your time to rate, write and share your experience of Dhow Palace Hotel. We have been time and again promised by the local water authorities that they will do...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Dhow palace exceeded our expectations in every way! So much so that we decided to come back for a couple days at the tail end of our trip. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful, the place is absolutely beautiful and always sparkling clean....More

1  Thank Sarah P
Response from Dhowpalace, Manager at Dhow Palace HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sarah P Thank you for booking your stay with us at Dhow Palace Hotel during your vacations here in Zanzibar, and for taking your time share to your experience with the TripAdvisor community. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here 8 years ago and chose to stay here again for a few days after doing Kili for some rest...Fantastic place in a great spot...not much has changed but that's a good thing...really nice and helpful staff. Rooms are big and the beds are...More

1  Thank AdamN2650
Response from Dhowpalace, Manager at Dhow Palace HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear AdamN2650, Thank you for remembering us after all these years, and decided to stay with us again on your recent visit to Zanzibar. We are indeed really happy that you enjoyed a relaxing few days with us after Mount Kilimanjaro. Thank you

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About
Description
The Dhow Palace is an elegant, boutique hotel in the heart of historic Stone Town, close to all amenities, shops and restaurants. Furnished extensively with antiques in a truly Zanzibar style, this 150 year old More graceful building has been modernised to take care of all your desires.The hotel offers an open-air interior courtyard with a spacious swimming pool and snack bar, where guests can relax and unwind in peaceful privacy. Bask in the sun on our serene roof top terrace where you can enjoy delicious local and international cuisine and tropical refreshments. The roof top terrace is an idyllic place to watch life unfold in the busy Stone Town streets below, or to witness the remarkable sunsets on this romantic island. Dhow Palace is a place to find tranquility, eat well and become wrapped up in the best of Zanzibar culture. Many of our rooms have balconies overlooking the peaceful interior courtyard and swimming pool; all have traditional Swahili beds, air conditioning and many other facilities, including cable television and hotspot wireless internet. Let the Dhow Palace sail you through your holiday whilst you enjoy the blissful climate and explore the history and culture that this beautiful island has to offer. Location and amenities:The Dhow Palace Hotel is conveniently situated in central Stone Town, close to the shops, markets and restaurants. The Dhow is also within easy access of Zanzibar's awe-inspiring beaches, watersports, excursions and historical attractions. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
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Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
30
Price range
US$ 73 - US$ 162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Dhow Palace Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
30
Price range
US$ 73 - US$ 162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Dhow Palace Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
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Room & Suite (493)
Pool & Beach (80)
Dining (54)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Amenities (2)
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Rosi R
15 September 2018|
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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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LynneR943
7 Oct 2018
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"Accessibility seems a challenge. This is something to research carefully before visiting here, or anywhere..."
MJCT12
26 Sep 2018
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"Rooms are really not created equal in this place. There is tons of them too and each one is totally..."
GCK76
22 Sep 2018
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"Splurge on a suite its worth it!"
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21 Sep 2018
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