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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Zanzibar Town hotel in Stone Town with 20 restaurants


This family-friendly Zanzibar Town hotel is located near the airport, within a 5-minute walk of House of Wonders, Shangani Beach, and Forodhani Gardens. Old Fort and Anglican Cathedral are also within 5 minutes.

Hotel Features

Along with 20 restaurants, this hotel has a marina and a bar/lounge. Free cooked-to-order breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and a free cruise terminal shuttle are also provided. Additionally, 20 coffee shops/cafés, a snack bar/deli, and a rooftop terrace are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 18 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and memory foam beds. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like sitting areas and refrigerators.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Mashariki Palace Hotel features a marina. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 20 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at one of the 20 coffee shops/cafés. The property also has a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This Art Deco hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, spa services, and a library. A cruise ship terminal shuttle and a ferry terminal shuttle are complimentary for guests. Limited onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis (surcharge). A total renovation of this property was completed in April 2014.

Mashariki Palace Hotel has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Free cruise terminal shuttle 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free ferry terminal shuttle 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Garden 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Marina on site 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 20 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Number of restaurants - 20 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 18 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1850 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Snack bar/deli  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Long-term parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Bidet 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Memory foam mattress 
  • Minibar 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Shower only 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

A complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast is served each morning between 7:30 AM and 10 AM.

Kusi Lounge-Bar - Overlooking the ocean and garden, this cocktail bar specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

ONE TABLE RESTAURANT - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

Lunch and Dinner - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Playground on site 

Spa Services

  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 

Hotel Policies


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children under 2 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for TZS 108000 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No pets or service animals allowed

24-hour check-in


A city tax of US$ 1 per person, per night will be collected at the property in cash. For further details, please contact the property using the information contained in the confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: TZS 37000 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Valet parking fee: TZS 1500 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: TZS 108000 per night
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal, ferry terminal, and airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Up to 2 children 2 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
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