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Get an overview of this hotelColonial Zanzibar Town hotel in Stone Town with full-service spa


Located in Stone Town, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Anglican Cathedral and House of Wonders. Forodhani Gardens and Old Fort are also within 10 minutes.

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features a full-service spa, a restaurant, and a bar/lounge. Free full breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, coffee/tea in the lobby, massage/treatment rooms, and spa services are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 9 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and Select Comfort beds. LCD TVs and cable channels provide a bit of entertainment, and guests will also find 24-hour room service and DVD players.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Zanzibar Palace Hotel features a full-service spa. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This Colonial hotel also offers spa services, a library, and tour/ticket assistance. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request), a beach shuttle, and a ferry terminal shuttle. Onsite parking is available (surcharge). A total renovation of this property was completed in March 2014.

Zanzibar Palace Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Beach towels 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Total number of rooms - 9 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1904 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare  
  • DVD player  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Long-term parking (surcharge), Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • DVD player 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Phone 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 8 AM and 10 AM.

Palace Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in seafood and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

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

  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Game viewing nearby 
  • Safari nearby 
  • Cave exploring/spelunking nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

Palace Luxury Spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, Swedish massages, massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and reflexology.

  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Hotel Policies


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

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.

24-hour check-in

No elevators

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed


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.
  • 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.

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the 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 and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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