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Boasting an outdoor swimming pool and shared lounge, as well as a restaurant, Spice Palace Hotel is located 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 accommodations offers a sun terrace. Kendwa is 29 mi away from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

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

Property Highlights

Located 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 king bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 3
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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  • Grecu
    Staff is A+ here.. super nice and friendly people (especially Luka & the barista lady) :) Location is pretty good as well, feels like you’re at the center of Zanzibar’s Stonetown, food selection for breakfast is amazing and delicious, also dinner...
  • Monika
    It is close to walk everywhere. I think the location of the hotel is not marked correctly on navigation apps as I have always ended up looking for the right direction. But no problem, the entrance is probably behind you or around the corner. ;) It...
  • Lugomex
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Amazing staff. The young lady, Mahija and his colleagues were fabulous. . Brilliant service. Very helpful and amazing staff. Great location too.
  • Shani
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Patrick thank you!!!! From check in to check out Patrick was always around and very helpful, professional, responsive and knowledgeable. I had many questions lol and Patrick was also so nice and helpful. I highly recommend staying here. They have...
  • Kenneth
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The hotel is in a superb spot for Stone Town. Facilities are very clean, staff super friendly. The decor is very cool and lovely. It is right there, step outside and the streets of Stone Town are there. I had to leave early and was made a...
  • Debra
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Staff was very helpful and friendly. Location was fantastic. Breakfast was good.
  • Daniel
    The hotel has excellent location about 5 minutes away from the sea by walk, has a small like 4x4 meters swimming cube. The bathroom is big and bed was firm and comfortably (room is not that big), also the room was silent in the night. Also it has...
  • Ana
    Nice and clean place. Staff was very kind and food was delicious.
  • Kimberly
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    the location is perfectly situated in the heart of Stone Town, the hotel is beautiful and clean, has wonderful touches of decor, and the room had updated facilities. I love the humorous quotes posted around the hotel and on the labels of shower...
  • Daniel
    its located centrally in stonetown close to it all major attractions in the city

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 area info *

3 Restaurants On Site

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

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

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • 3 restaurants
  • Fitness center
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Dryer
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Live sports 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
  • Game room
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    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.
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & 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
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Mosquito net
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • 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
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Fitness
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Swahili
  • Ukrainian

House rules

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From 2:00 PM to 12:00 AM


From 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM



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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

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FAQs about Spice Palace Hotel

  • Check-in at Spice Palace Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

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

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

    • Fitness center
    • Game room
    • Kids' club
    • Fitness
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Swimming pool
    • Walking tours
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Cooking class
    • Bicycle rental
    • Happy hour

  • The nearest beach is 650 feet from Spice Palace Hotel. 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, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Spice Palace Hotel include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Studio

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

  • 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 center of Zanzibar City. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Spice Palace Hotel has 3 restaurants:

    • Jaws Bar
    • Blue Ocean
    • Blue Ocean Coffeeshop