Dhow Palace Hotel

Dhow Palace Hotel


397400 Kenyatta Road / Baghani Street, Stone Town Zanzibar, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Tanzania

ExcellentBased on 1,391 reviews


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About Dhow Palace Hotel

Dhow Palace Hotel provides a comfortable setting while in Zanzibar Town. It also features an outdoor pool, a kids pool and a coffee bar.

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To Downtown0.7 mi


Check-in time12:00 PM
Check-out time10:00 AM
InternetWi-Fi available in all areas
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+255 777 878 088

Amenities at Dhow Palace Hotel

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • ATM on-site
  • Electric kettle
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Family rooms
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Packed lunches
  • Free toiletries
  • Garden view
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Breakfast included
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Kids meals
  • CCTV outside property
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Express check-out
  • Hairdryer
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Mosquito net
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air-conditioned
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Pants press
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Free parking
  • Pool towels
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Pool view
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Coffee shop
  • Private bathroom
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Storage available
  • Private parking
  • Quiet street view
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Elevator
  • Shampoo
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shower
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapter
  • Slippers
  • First-aid kit
  • Snack bar
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa
  • Balcony
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Bathtub
  • Soundproofing
  • Body soap
  • Bottle of water
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Safe
  • Toothbrush
  • City view
  • Cleaning products
  • Clothes rack
  • Trash cans
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Conditioner
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Desk
  • Walk-in shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Drying rack for clothing


  • Beach access
  • Fishing
  • Game room
  • Cycling
  • Aerobics
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Fitness center
  • Pool table


  • Babysitting or child care
  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Laundry service
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Key access
  • Beauty salon
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

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Reviews for Dhow Palace Hotel

GreatBased on 1,391 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Amazing place in excellent location. (in 167 reviews)
  • The staff was amazing. (in 165 reviews)
  • "Authentic rooms, good breakfast, nice pool." (in 116 reviews)
Cons -
  • Pillows were very uncomfortable and hot water would finish quick. (in 13 reviews)
  • "I can stay here again, despite my bad experience" (in 3 reviews)
  • The breakfast room was quite noisy. (in 3 reviews)

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Where is Dhow Palace Hotel

Most Popular Landmarks

Stone Town Beach0.2 mi
Forodhani Gardens0.2 mi
Old Fort0.2 mi
House of Wonders0.3 mi
Slave Chambers0.3 mi
Jozani Forest16.5 mi

FAQs when booking at Dhow Palace Hotel

How close is Dhow Palace Hotel to the nearest airport, Zanzibar Kisauni Airport?

With a distance of 4.8 mi between Dhow Palace Hotel and the nearest airport, Zanzibar Kisauni Airport, the drive typically takes about 0h 09m depending on traffic. Be sure to check traffic trends near the hotel and airport as some areas experience higher traffic than others and can increase your expected travel time.

What is the best way for guests to get from Zanzibar Kisauni Airport to Dhow Palace Hotel?

Getting from Zanzibar Kisauni Airport to Dhow Palace Hotel can be as easy as renting a car at the airport’s rental desk for, on average, $53/day in Zanzibar. Luckily, Dhow Palace Hotel has parking on site for guests who choose this method of transportation. One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from Zanzibar Kisauni Airport to the hotel. This option is often cost effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

Is there a pool at Dhow Palace Hotel?

Yes. Many people visiting Zanzibar look for a hotel with a pool. Dhow Palace Hotel has a pool on site that hotel guests may use, but be advised that hotels typically have rules in regards to pool usage.

What is the Dhow Palace Hotel phone number?

You can reach the front desk of Dhow Palace Hotel at +255 777 878 088.

Does Dhow Palace Hotel have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, Dhow Palace Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

Is there a gym or fitness center at Dhow Palace Hotel?

Yes, there is a gym available to Dhow Palace Hotel guests. Gym hours may not be 24 hours so it is recommended you ask the front desk during check-in.

What is the check-out time at Dhow Palace Hotel?

Dhow Palace Hotel has a normal check-in time of after 12:00 PM, and check-out time of before 10:00 AM.

How much does it cost to stay at Dhow Palace Hotel, Zanzibar?

A good deal at Dhow Palace Hotel right now is between $52 and $74 per night. Prices change based on dates and room type, so enter your requirements in the form above to see the best deals currently available.

Is there a restaurant at Dhow Palace Hotel?

Yes, there is a restaurant on-site at Dhow Palace Hotel, Zanzibar. If you’re more interested in drinking than eating, there’s a bar on-site too.

Does Dhow Palace Hotel have a laundry service?

Yes, there are laundry services usually available at Dhow Palace Hotel, Zanzibar. Guests also have access to an iron and an ironing board during their stay - either in the room, or by asking the front desk.