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Dhow Palace Hotel

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  • Excellent34%
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  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Charming original hotel in the middle of Stone Town. The room had everything needed for one night, however, I would not rate it as a 4star, maybe a charming 3 star. The single bed was just about long enough for my 178cm/5'10, challenging was the...More

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

Dear Nicoline P, Thank you for booking your stay at Dhow Palace Hotel, and for taking your time to review and rate your stay with us. We shall have an internal review in regards to bed sizes. Thank you

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked our Dhow Palace Hotel stay almost at the very beginning of 2017 for our January 2018 stay. It is a very centrally located hotel in the old part of Zanzibar City, close to the beach, shops and the historical sites of Zanzibar town,...More

2  Thank alabdull
Response from Dhowpalace, Manager at Dhow Palace HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear alabdull, Thank you for booking your stay with us at Dhow Palace Hotel, and for taking your time and effort to write this detailed review of your stay at the Dhow Palace Hotel. It is much appreciated, and I shall pass on your praise...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel, with historical interest in the heart of Stone town. Very well located in the city, it is not always quiet. We had a big room and with sufficient space for the 4 of us. The beds were ok. BE CAREFUL: In the pancakes...More

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

Dear Virginie O, Thank you for staying at Dhow Palace, and for taking an effort in sharing your thoughts. I`m sorry to learn that our effort in cleaning the walls was not to standards. I personally supervised the cleaning of the bathroom tiles after you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An old Moor Palace that belonged to a sheik in the old days. Now a beautiful hotel. Nice restaurant but know that they do not serve alcohol there. In the middle of the town you will find nice restaurants and bars. The hotel is beautiful,...More

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

Dear Christina V, Thank you for staying with us at Dhow Palace Hotel during your vacation to Zanzibar, and for taking time to review and rate us. We appreciate your feedback enormously. Thank you

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was amazing from the moment we stepped to the hotel till the end of our stay. The room they provided us were spacious, comfortable with a great view. Staff are remarkably good and proffessional. Breakfast was yummy. Perfect location in Stone Town with nice...More

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

Dear mannales, Thank you for staying at Dhow Palace Hotel, and for taking your time to review and rate us. This is very much appreciated. We hope to see you again next time you`re in these parts again. Thank you

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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
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Price range
US$75 - US$135 (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
Details
Price range
US$75 - US$135 (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
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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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"ask in the old building, rooms are much nicer and spacious"
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"We loved our top floor room!"
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"Rooms on the lower floors close to the kitchen are very noisy."
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"Can't offer an opinion"
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