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Dhow Palace Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“swimming pool”(28 reviews)
“top floor”(31 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Rooftop Terrace
Private Balcony
Free Parking
4 Star Hotel
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 graceful building has been modernised to take care of all your desires.The...
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Location and contact
Kenyatta Rd | Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
7.2 km to Kisauni Airport
53 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed today via mobile

Dhow Palace has to be the most historical hotel in Zanzibar, the antique and story of the building has a sense of character that has to be seen atleast once whilst visiting the historic city of Stone Town. The staff where very helpful, and rooms...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

We had sea view room on top of the hotel which was fanstatic for couples and the bathroom was mindblowing 😉 And the WIFI was execelent, stuff were very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was awesome there is fresh coffee, pestries and fresh fruits. I...More

Thank abdulrahimlatif95
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place could be a real pearl in Stone Town: the location, the colonial building and its typical furniture are amazing. However it deserved to be rather be a good museum than a bad hotel. The room was not bad, however there were a lot...More

Thank Belozen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place to stay. The hotel itself is traditional Zanzibar and is full of history. The bedroom was gorgeous with 4 poster beds and a balcony. The shower is gorgeous. It is a perfect base for exploring stone town. Staff also really nice. Gorgeous pool...More

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

Dear JosephineOrioki, Thank you for staying at the Dhow Palace Hotel during your vacation, and we thank you for taking your time to rate, review and share your experience of Dhow Palace Hotel to the world. Thank you, and see you next time you are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We absolutely loved our stay here. We were warmly greeted by Said, whose charming comedy started the moment we arrived. He continued to be the warmest of hosts who ensured we had everything we needed. The room we stayed in on the top floor was...More

2  Thank Elizabeth S
Response from Dhowpalace, Manager at Dhow Palace HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Elizabeth S, Thank you for booking your stay with us, and for taking your time to rate and review your stay with us. Yes, Said is a great comedian, and he always has a positive in any given situation, making us all laugh. Hope...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$ 81 - US$ 171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#11 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
#11 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 81 - US$ 171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#11 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
#11 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (531)
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Pool & Beach (77)
Dining (54)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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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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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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Room Tips
"Request a room on the top floor!"
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"Ask for a room with an outside shower, this is a great experience - and totally private."
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"I had a room with view to the pool. I am not aware of less preferable rooms."
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"ask in the old building, rooms are much nicer and spacious"
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