About Dhow Palace Hotel

The small-scale Dhow Palace Hotel is located in the middle of the historical Stone Town.

Dhow Palace Hotel is built around two open courtyards, one with a swimming pool, and is lavishly decorated with artefacts from the Indian Ocean.

The peaceful atmosphere makes Dhow Palace a wonderful hotel to escape from the bustling streets of Stone Town.

The property

The 16 spacious rooms at Dhow Palace Hotel all have a traditional bed with mosquito net. Most have a large balcony.

Dhow Palace Hotel has a good restaurant downstairs (no alcohol) and lots of places to sit and relax in the shade.
From the roof terrace you enjoy a beautiful view of Stone Town and the Indian Ocean.


Dhow Palace was built in 1559 and originally the home of a wealthy merchant, Sheikh bin Mujbia. Bin Mujbia and his descendants have owned the building for more than three centuries.
Dhow Palace Hotel is full of furniture, art and oriental ornaments that have found their way to Zanzibar in recent centuries.

Dhow Palace Hotel offer the following facilities:

  • Lodging & breakfast
  • Spacious room
  • Comfortable bed
  • Bathroom with bath or shower and toilet
  • Mosquito net
  • Fan
  • AC
  • Wifi
  • Locker
  • Coffee and tea facilities
  • Minibar
  • TV
  • Balcony (most)
  • Sea view (some)
  • Roomservice
  • Restaurant
  • Massage
  • Pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Laundry service
  • Library
  • Billiards


The rooms at Dhow Palace Hotel are comfortably furnished with furniture in Zanzibar style and almost all have a spacious balcony. All rooms have a bathroom with toilet and shower.

Dhow Palace Hotel offers the following rooms:

  • Double Room, king (1-2p)
  • Single Room, king of twin (1p)
  • Twin Room, twin (2p)
  • Triple Room, twin (1-3p)
  • Sea View Room, king (1-2p)


Dhow Palace Hotel offers the following activities:

  • Walking
  • Swimming

Price indication

From € 64 (standard)  to € 92 (suite) pppn (lodging & breakfast)

Please note: the final property price depends on the season and currency fluctuations. Prices are excluding additional costs like transport, entrance fees for the parks, etc.

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