Zanzibar Palace Hotel: Information from the owner
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|No. of rooms||9|
Main description of Zanzibar Palace Hotel
Zanzibar Palace Hotel: Facilities
|Property facilities||Laundry Service (Available)|
|Room facilities||Air Conditioning, Complementary Wi-Fi, Fan, Hair Dryer, Safe, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Television, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Facilities, Laundry Service (Available), Mosquito Nets, Pure Cotton Linen, Satellite / Cable Television|
|Available services||Babysitting Service, Credit Card, Room Service (24 hours), Airport Shuttle (Available)|
|Activities on site||(some activities may be seasonal) Fine Dining, Massages, Beach, Child Friendly Activities, Cooking Courses, Cultural Tours, Deep Sea Fishing, Fishing, General Sightseeing, Historical Tours, Horse Riding, Marine Adventures, Museums, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Sea Kayaking, Snorkeling, Boating, Cycling, Kayaking / Paddling, Golf, Kite Surfing|
Room types at Zanzibar Palace Hotel
Grand Suite Kijani
The Suite Kijani (48 m2, located on the first floor) is decorated with a green colour scheme, Kijani means green in Kiswahili. The apartment like room is divided in three parts; the entrance is a large lounge (13 m2), secondly a separate superb bathroom (15 m2) with huge bath, washing basin and large dressing area with open cabinet, and thirdly but not last a separate bedroom (20 m2) with a double and a single bed, sitting area and TV corner. All this only for you, gives a guaranteed homely feeling.
Grand Suite Shaba
Suite Shaba (48 m2, located on the second floor) means copper in Kiswahili. A brass bed and copper decoration in the bedroom made us name the room like that. The apartment like room is divided in three parts; the entrance is a large lounge (13 m2), secondly a separate superb bathroom (15 m2) with huge bath, washing basin and large dressing area with open cabinet, and thirdly but not last a separate bedroom (20 m2) with a double and a single bed, sitting area and TV corner. Imagine waking up with the warm beams of the sun. While you refresh we prepare you the most exquisite breakfast which you can enjoy while watching the morning news. Isn't this better than home?
Honeymoon Suite Dunia
You want something special... unique in Stone Town! Honeymoon Suite Dunia (69 m2, located on the third floor) means world in Arabic. Open air bathroom (18 m2) on the rooftop with supersize Sultan’s bathtub, shower and toilet. A private sundeck (6 m2) overlooking the rooftops of Stone Town, admiring the amazing sea view with a cocktail, being a perfect spot for sunset or sunrise. Spacious suite with antique Zanzibar furniture which adds to the royal feeling one gets from entering, a high king-size Sultan's bed, lounge corner, ward robe and balcony. This suite is perfect for couples, honey-mooners, or simply anyone who feel the need for absolute luxury and comfort!
Luxury room Nadia
The Nadia room (23 m2, located on the first floor) was the room that had the first guests. In Arabic culture people name their first-born girl often Nadia, that’s why we gave the room this name. A double Zanzibar bed, sitting area, build in cabinet and an en-suite bathroom (3 m2) with shower, toilet and washing basin. Princesses young or more mature, with or without their prince, can enjoy the luxurious surroundings, even on a more modest budget.
Luxury room Rosewood
The Rosewood (23 m2, located on the second floor) got his name just by naming the double bed, since it is made out of rosewood. Further a sitting area; build in cabinet and an en-suite bathroom (3 m2) with shower, toilet and washing basin. Decorated in soft tones, it is an ideal room for the energetic traveller, who want to relax and be inspired to plan his next excursion.
Palace Suite Sherali
The Palace Suite Sherali (67 m2, located on the third floor) was named as a tribute to a friend who guided and assisted us in realizing our project. The spacious suite is elegantly decorated in Victorian style. Large wooden sliding panels (with glass), surround the room and give a view of the ocean and picturesque Stone Town. Cooled by the sea breeze on the day and cooled by air-conditioning during the nights. The large suite with antique Zanzibar furniture has a double bed, lounge and relax chairs. Further a semi-open bathroom (22 m2) with shower, double washing basin, make-up table, double wardrobe, separate toilet and a romantic bathtub forces you to relax. A dream of beauty, luxury and comfort makes it a wonderful place to stay.
Romantic Suite Farizah
The Suite Farizah (48 m2, located on the first floor) was named like its arch inside which is Farizah in Arabic. It is a huge ballroom with double bed, build in cabinet, book case, sitting area, open bathroom with huge bath and big private balcony (11m2). In the Sultan's bath, which is big enough for two, you can enjoy a chilled bottle of our fine selection of wines or just soak away while you watch one of the latest movies from our DVD library.
Romantic Suite Sultana
The Suite Sultana (48 m2, located on the second floor) means wife of the Sultan. The large open room has a double bed, build in cabinet, book case, sitting area, open bathroom with huge bath. Alongside your ballroom we offer you a big private balcony (11m2). A perfect hideaway where you can overview the rooftops of Stone Town whilst reaching your tour guide and planning your trips to discover this historic town. Be aware in this highly romantic room you will fall in love all over again.
Signature Suite Arabica
The Suite Arabica (47 m2, located on the third floor) is decorated in Arabic style and this was the inspiration for the room name. The room has a large double bed, with an Arabic styled lounge area on cushions, TV corner, sitting area, and a balcony (5 m2) overlooking the rooftops of Stone Town. The semi separate bathroom (15 m2) has a large shower, double washing basin and a very large dressing area with a beautifully created Zanzibar dresser. It is a bright room ideal to relax and plan your itinerary of tours and sightseeing.
Restaurants at Zanzibar Palace Hotel
As a boutique hotel, we focus on providing personal attention and pampering to our guests. Therefore, our guests can experience real top class food and service in our own Palace Restaurant. Included in the room rate is Full breakfast from 08h00 until 10h00, which is impressive with a variety of fruits, fresh juices, cereals, cheeses and cold cuts, as well as lots of home-baked breads and cakes and not to forget real coffee. Further the traditional, pancakes, bacon & eggs, beans, sausages choice, and more. Lunch is being served between 12h00 and 15h30 and offers a choice of tasteful items. In the evening the dinner (à la carte menu) is served from 18h00 (latest seating at 20h30). Our Chef creates a meal as no other with fantastic basic ingredients, just a few extra touches and lots of passion. You will find with us the finest fresh seafood that can be found on the Island in our private restaurant. Daily we have a dinner choice, with specially selected top wines. The main courses vary from Tuna, Kingfish, Jumbo Prawns, to the famous Swahili Experience Dinner. Also, we serve meat dishes of beef and pork. Vegetarians will find their dinner with us too. Further we serve fine starters and desserts; a good example is our Carpaccio of Springbok as starter. If you want to have a fancy dinner, something special or different, experience real top class food and service make a reservation in the “Palace Restaurant”.