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Boasting an outdoor swimming pool and shared lounge, as well as a restaurant, Spice Palace Hotel is situated in Stone Town. This 4-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk, room service and free WiFi. Staff on site can arrange airport transfers. All units in the hotel are equipped with a kettle. Every room is equipped with a private bathroom with free toiletries. All rooms in Spice Palace Hotel are fitted with a flat-screen TV and a hair dryer. A continental breakfast is served daily at the property. The accommodation offers a sun terrace. Kendwa is 47 km away from the property.

This is our guests' favourite part of Zanzibar City, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Spice Palace Hotel has been welcoming guests since 30 Apr 2018.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Zanzibar City, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.9

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

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Room type
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 3
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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  • Nicholas
    United StatesUnited States
    Very nice hotel adjacent to Jaws Corner in the center of the old town. Good breakfast on a covered roof-top patio. The hotel felt safe and the staff was very accommodating.
  • Omar
    The property is very clean (spotless). The rooms are very spacious, The food is amazing, the hotel is in the centre of stone town and the most important of all is the guys from Reception “Othman & Bakar” are very helpful with an excellent...
  • Keith
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Well appointed room, some nice design touches, very central location
  • San
    The staff was extra kind to help me with my storage my luggage.. Thr breakfast on roof top was a breath of fresh air and very enjoyable and the food was good with fresh fruits and juice.
  • Niki
    Best location, near to everything in walking distance
  • Peter
    The location within stone town is great! It is right in the center of stone town and you can spend the day aimlessly exploring the area. The rooms were clean and safe with hot water.
  • Sherri
    United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
    The location was was excellent! You step outside and you’re straight into the markets. They organise your activities at a reasonable price. Our flight was late and they allow you to leave your baggage in the hotel, plus sit around while you charge...
  • Mario
    Good breakfast, spacious room and nice view from rooftop bar/restaurant.
  • Sebastian
    The hotel is at the most central location possible in stone town, 10 meters next to it is the central pedestrian crossroad. The rooms were clean, safe works, staff friendly, airport transfer for 20$ worked well in the end
  • Mita
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The hotel is just on the center on stone town, walking distance to get to places around the area, very straight forward to get to from the main road. The Staff were Fabulous, very friendly and helpful, the room there a very good size and clean,...

Property questions and answers
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  • Is there a hotel shuttle from the airport?

    yes, for additional cost 20 usd (per shuttle, maximum 4 people)
    Answered on 28 September 2019
  • Is there anyroom have twin bed

    Yes! We have a twin bedroom at our hotel
    Answered on 9 August 2019
  • Could we add an extra bed to double room ?

    No, Our room does not have enough space to add an extra bed
    Answered on 28 December 2020
  • Hello, we would like to know what's the internet speed? It's important for us because we work online. Thanks!

    Our internet speed is avavrage
    Answered on 21 June 2021
  • Hello, how much are your spa services?

    its depend with the type of treatment you want to do
    Answered on 24 November 2021
  • is there Spa services ?

    yes we do have a spa services
    Answered on 28 March 2021
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Hotel surroundings *

3 restaurants on site

  • Jaws Bar
    • Cuisine
      Indian • Local • International • European
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner • High tea • Cocktail hour
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Traditional • Modern • Romantic
  • Blue Ocean
    • Cuisine
      Indian • Seafood • European
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Traditional • Modern • Romantic
  • Blue Ocean Coffeeshop
    • Cuisine
      African • International
    • Open for
      Breakfast • High tea

Facilities of Spice Palace Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.2

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • 3 restaurants
  • Fitness centre
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 2 metres)
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Tumble dryer
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Cooking class
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Kids' club
  • Games room
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Indoor play area
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Mosquito net
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Fitness
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Swahili
  • Ukrainian

House rules

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From 14:00 to 00:00


From 10:00 to 11:00



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Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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FAQs about Spice Palace Hotel

  • Spice Palace Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness centre
    • Games room
    • Kids' club
    • Fitness
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Swimming Pool
    • Walking tours
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Cooking class
    • Bicycle rental
    • Happy hour

  • The nearest beach is just 200 yards from Spice Palace Hotel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, Spice Palace Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Room options at Spice Palace Hotel include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Studio

  • Guests staying at Spice Palace Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free

  • Spice Palace Hotel is 1.2 miles from the centre of Zanzibar City. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Spice Palace Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at Spice Palace Hotel is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Spice Palace Hotel has 3 restaurants:

    • Blue Ocean Coffeeshop
    • Blue Ocean
    • Jaws Bar