Dhow Palace Hotel

Dhow Palace Hotel

4 stars 

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

ExcellentBased on 1,927 reviews


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About Dhow Palace Hotel

Discover essential information, amenities, and features of Dhow Palace Hotel, providing insights into what to expect during your stay. Information on this property was last updated on April 18, 2024.
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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Good to Know

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

Amenities at Dhow Palace Hotel

  • Parking
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Pool
  • Pet friendly
  • Spa


  • 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
  • Child pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Express check-out
  • Hairdryer
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Air-conditioned
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Pants press
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool towels
  • Pool view
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Laundry service
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Key access
  • Beauty salon
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

Reviews for Dhow Palace Hotel

Read firsthand reviews and testimonials from guests who have stayed at Dhow Palace Hotel, providing insights into their experiences. Travelers have left 1,925 reviews of Dhow Palace Hotel to date. Review data was last updated on April 18, 2024.
Very goodBased on 1,925 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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Photos of Dhow Palace Hotel

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Dhow Palace Hotel is located at 397400 Kenyatta Road / Baghani Street, Stone Town Zanzibar, Tanzania in the neighborhood of Zanzibar. Popular landmark data was lasted updated on April 18, 2024.

Most Popular Landmarks

Stone Town Beach0.2 mi
Old Fort0.2 mi
Forodhani Gardens0.2 mi
House of Wonders0.3 mi
Slave Chambers0.3 mi
Christ Church0.4 mi
Livingstone's House1.1 mi
Nakupenda Beach2.7 mi
Changuu Island3.4 mi
Cheetah's Rock7.2 mi

FAQs when booking at Dhow Palace Hotel

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding reservations, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at Dhow Palace Hotel. FAQs were last updated on April 18, 2024.
  • Is pricing at Dhow Palace Hotel comparable to 4 star hotels in Zanzibar?

    There is a 23% difference in the average nightly rate of 4 stars hotels in Zanzibar and the average nightly rate at Dhow Palace Hotel. The rate at Dhow Palace Hotel is just $77/night and is considered a very good deal when staying in Zanzibar.

  • 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, $31/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 $56 and $77 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.

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