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    Dhow Palace Hotel

    Kenyatta Rd | Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent33%
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    “turkish bath” (6 reviews)
    “top floor” (30 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Over the past seven years this has been my go to place in Stonetown. They never disappoint. The hotel is in a good location and the staff are always pleasant and assist with any request. They were very accommodating with a taxi pick up in...More

    1  Thank CalgaryTravelgal
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    When we arrived at the Dhow we were upgraded for free to a seriously amazing room. Situated right at the top the hotel the room was like a mini penthouse suite with its own living room, spacious bedroom, outside bath and beautiful view of the...More

    1  Thank Djp1989
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Hotel is great location with everything within a few minutes walk. Staff are friendly and the hotel has lots of character. Rooms have nice little balconies and plenty of solid, functional furniture. Everything reflects the past of Stonetown. Only slight criticism would be the breakfast....More

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

    Dear kitdubai, Thank you for booking your stay at Dhow Palace Hotel, and for taking time to share your thoughts and experience here on TripAdvisor. We are indeed happy to learn that your overall experience was good. Your point of concern has been noted, and...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This is an escape to a bygone era. Our room was elegantly decorated and overlooked the courtyard with a small balcony. The staff are friendly, polite and helpful. The Dhow Palace Hotel is perfectly located in Stone Town and is close to all the attractions...More

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

    Dear Trevvl, Thank you for booking your stay in Zanzibar Stone Town with us at Dhow Palace Hotel, and for taking your time to share your thoughts and experience with the travelling community here on TripAdvisor. Hope to see you with us again sometime soon....More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This is a lovely hotel in Stone Town in a historical building. The rooms all have nice patios overlooking the courtyard, which has a nice pool. Breakfast is wonderful and the staff are helpful. It also features a nice rooftop, where we enjoyed watching the...More

    Thank STACY S
    Response from Dhowpalace, Manager at Dhow Palace HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear STACY S, Thank you for booking your vacation stay with us at Dhow Palace Hotel, and thank you for taking your time to share your experience of Dhow Palace Hotel with the travelling community of TripAdvisor. Hope to see you with us next time...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 87 - USD 128 (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
    • Also Known As
    • Dhow Palace Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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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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    didasimai
    6 December 2015|
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    Response from Cathy B | Reviewed this property |
    I stayed with my husband, but they didn't ask for proof !
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    Room Tips
    "check what renovation work is going on when you book .... it's an old building like all of Stone Town"
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    "We stayed on the second floor there was some construction and noise in the mornings but we were up early..."
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    "Request a room overlooking the central area"
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    "Rooms on the higher floors may be quieter. Ground floor has the pool and dining area so it gets noisy."
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