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Zanzibar Palace Hotel is located in Stone Town on Zanzibar Island. It offers individually decorated suites with free Wi-Fi. The beach is within 0.6 mi from the hotel where guests can enjoy water activities. All suites feature Zanzibari, Arabic and English décor and are fitted with tiled floors. Each one includes a seating area with a flat-screen TV and telephone. Some suites offer a balcony and a sun deck with a hot tub. Palace Restaurant offers a breakfast buffet daily, while à-la-carte specialties prepared from fresh ingredients, are served in the evening. A wide variety of wines are available at the bar and restaurant. Zanzibar Palace spa offers relaxing massage treatments upon request. The hotel’s tour desk can arrange local excursions and activities, all at an added fee. Memorable souvenirs are available at the gift shop. Forodhani Gardens and Old Fort is a 4-minute walk from Zanzibar Palace. Zanzibar Airport is 10 minutes’ drive away. An airport shuttle is available upon request.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Zanzibar City, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.3

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Buffet, Breakfast to go


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
2 twin beds
and
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
and
1 king bed
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
1 full bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2

This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.4
Facilities
8.6
Cleanliness
9.1
Comfort
9.0
Value for money
8.5
Location
9.3
Free WiFi
9.1
High score for Zanzibar City
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Mansour
    EgyptEgypt
    very good breakfast original style of the building warm welcome
  • Thijs
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location, size of the hotel, beautifully decorated in authentic style
  • Sonam
    CanadaCanada
    I love the property because it has the authentic feel of Zanzibar. It is not the same as any other hotels. The staff was amazing, they went above and beyond. Daniela, (the owner)Jamila, Lulu and the other staff whose names I didn’t get were very...

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Cuisine
      Local • International • European
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan

Amenities of Zanzibar Palace Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Snorkeling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
    Off-site
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Mosquito net
  • Wake-up service
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Spa
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Swahili

House rules

Zanzibar Palace Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 4 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib upon request
Free
4+ years
Extra bed upon request
$15 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

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

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please check your visa requirements before you travel.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the property has employed the following safety measures:

-Everyone must wear a mask when in public areas.

-Hand sanitizers can be provided upon request.

-Tables are distanced to meet the social distancing guidelines.

-Free room service for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

-All the staff will be properly trained to ensure the best hygiene measures are followed.

Please inform Zanzibar Palace Hotel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

FAQs about Zanzibar Palace Hotel

  • The prices at Zanzibar Palace Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

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

    • Spa
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Back massage
    • Walking tours
    • Head massage
    • Spa facilities
    • Foot massage
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Full-body massage
    • Neck massage
    • Hand massage
    • Couples' massage

  • Zanzibar Palace Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant #1

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

  • Guests staying at Zanzibar Palace Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Buffet
    • À la carte
    • Breakfast to go

  • The nearest beach is 1,650 feet from Zanzibar Palace Hotel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

  • Room options at Zanzibar Palace Hotel include:

    • Suite
    • Double