Originally the home of a rich merchant, this graceful building has stood for more than one hundred and fi fty years in the heart of stone town, bearing witness to the events of Zanzibar’s history and fi nally being restored to an elegant hotel. Being right in the heart of stone town you do not have to go far to fi nd the shops, restaurants’ and the other historical attractions. Walking around the hotel you get the feeling of being in a museum dedicated to furniture, ornaments and pictures which represent all the styles which have been brought to Zanzibar over the years. Traditional Swahili beds, furnished with antiques. Dhow palace now has thirty rooms, fully access equipped with air conditioning, telephone, cables television, hotspot wireless internet, fridge, water heater and hair dryer, most of them with balconies facing the back courtyard of the swimming pool.
With its open-air interior courtyard, the snack bar with the pool side restaurant, the ideal relaxation spot for the guests where they can savour local and international cuisines. Watch the beautiful sunsets in peace and harmony while on the roof top terrace and wrapped up in Zanzibar culture. Let the Dhow Palace sail you through your holiday, explore the history and culture. Enjoy the food, the climate and relax while the hotel takes care of all your desires.
Beyond expectations! Then again we weren't sure what to expect. Lovely stay at the lodge, met other like-minded travelers (many had their trips planned by Adventure Life) and the owner was a gracious hostess. It felt like you were one happy family, visiting with a favorite aunt.