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Situated in the heart of the historic Stone Town, and ideally located to explore many of Zanzibar's fine attractions, this boutique hotel is a restored palace that still retains its royal charm and antique ambience.

Ideal for romantics, the Zanzibar Palace Hotel has only nine rooms and offers exceptional personal service. Spend days exploring the vibrant Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where you can explore the many colourful shops and historic sites such as the House of Wonders Museum and the Old Fort. The Palace Luxury Spa is the ideal place for a rejuvenating pampering session of massages, facials, body treatments and a hot rain shower.

Recent accolades & press

  •  Tanzania's Leading Hotel at the World Travel Awards 2011
  •  Tanzania's Leading Hotel at the World Travel Awards 2012


  • In the heart of the historic Stone town
  • Owner-managed with personal service
  • Blend of Indian & Arab influences
  • Luxury spa treatments available

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The lounge area and bar offers a comfortable, intimate place to relax with a drink in hand after a day of exploration.

You'll also find a small library and some board games to enjoy in front of the fireplace on a cool evening.

The Zanzibar Palace Hotel prides itself in the Palace Luxury Spa - a place for unwinding, relaxation and rejuvenating the body and mind. Here you can enjoy a range of massages and beauty treatments.

General Facilities

    Internet facilities
    Laundry service
    Wi-fi available


The restaurant at the Zanzibar Palace Hotel is small and charming and has a peaceful ambience. You can look forward to only the highest quality food at meal times, prepared by the talented kitchen staff. Dishes are created using only the freshest, locally sourced ingredients, including local spices and freshly caught seafood. In the mornings, you can look forward to an intercontinental breakfast spread, with freshly baked breads, fruit, juices, cereals, pancakes, and bacon and eggs. Return for a delicious daily lunch menu and, if you prefer not to try one of the many exciting restaurants in Stone Town, you can request a special dinner at the hotel in the evening.

Luxury Room

The Arabian, Indian and English designs combine perfectly to reflect the vibrant history of this island, while the individually chosen hand-crafted furniture creates an antique feel.

In addition, rooms feature Persian rugs, beautiful silks and intricately designed beds, as well as modern amenities like air conditioning and ceiling fans.


    Ceiling fan
    Internet facility
    Mosquito net
    Wi-fi available in room
    24-hour room service


  • Day tours
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 01 Mar 2014 - 15 Jun 2014 $90 Bed & Breakfast
  • 16 Jun 2014 - 31 Oct 2014 $105 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Nov 2014 - 20 Dec 2014 $90 Bed & Breakfast
  • 21 Dec 2014 - 31 Dec 2014 $105 Bed & Breakfast

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please note, additional room types are also available. Request a quote for rate detail

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most curent rates available.

Traveller Reviews

  • It is a very nice place, trendy, clean and had good service.

    Brian Bull, August 2008

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Lauren Johansson

Lauren Johansson

Africa Safari Expert

"I loved the decor of the rooms - so true to Zanzibar! The roof top suite is my absolute favourite with its open bathroom and great views over Stone Town."



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It is a very nice place, trendy, clean and had good service.

Brian Bull, August 2008 >View more reviews