Dhow Palace Hotel

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Located right in the heart of the stone town on the Zanzibar Island, originally home of a rich merchant, Sheikh bin Mujbia. Bin Mujbia and his descendants kept the building for more than three centuries before it was sold. The building became the centre of attention back in 1993 when it was transformed from a family mansion to this elegant hotel.

Stone Town itself lies approximately 7 km from Zanzibar airport. The taxi takes approximately 15 minutes to reach the town. The hotel benefits from its coastal roadside location at the centre of Stone Town

The hotel can easily be described as a living museum dedicated to furniture, art and oriental ornaments which have found their way to the shores of Zanzibar over the past centuries.

The open-air interior courtyard, where the snack bar and the pool side restaurant are located, is the perfect spot to savour local and international cuisine. Watch the beautiful sunsets in peace and harmony on the roof top terrace.

All 30 rooms at are self contained with Flat Screen and cable television, swimming pool in the courtyard area, free internet and Wi-Fi, safe deposit, water heater, fridge, hair dryer and telephone. Rooms in the new wing face the inner court yard and our small, but much appreciated swimming pool. There is also a quick, reliable and efficient laundry service for you to take advantage of.

The restaurant is located by the pool, and is where you are served for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Should you wish, a private and intimate supper can be arranged for you on the roof top terrace, taste an international cuisine while you watch the beautiful sunset over Zanzibar.


Around the place
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family friendly
  • Laundry service
  • Towel and linen service
  • Restaurant
  • Housekeeper
  • Hot water
  • Internet
  • Cable or satellite TV


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