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Mashariki Palace Hotel, Zanzibar

4 stars
Nyumba ya Moto St. 293 ForodhaniStone Town, Zanzibar Town3904Tanzania, ‏‎800-491-6126
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Outstanding4.8 / 5
Location
Great location
Cleanliness
Clean
Food
Delicious food
Amenities
Great amenities
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Mashariki Palace Hotel, Zanzibar

Hotel Info: 866-539-8117

from $175
  • Deluxe Room (Forodhani)
  • Superior Room
  • Executive Room
  • Deluxe Room
  • Superior Room (Darajani)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 18 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is Noon
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Children

  • Up to 2 children (2 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

  • Free cruise terminal shuttle *

  • Free ferry terminal shuttle *

Parking

  • Valet parking (limited) *

  • RV/bus/truck parking

Offsite

  • Area shuttle within 500 mi *

  • Beach shuttle *

  • Shopping center shuttle *

Also known as

  • Mashariki
  • Mashariki Hotel
  • Mashariki Palace
  • Mashariki Palace Hotel
  • Mashariki Palace Hotel Zanzibar Town
  • Mashariki Palace Zanzibar Town

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

A city tax of US$ 1 per person, per night will be collected at the property in cash. For further details, please contact the property using the information contained in the confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

Onsite credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Extended parking is available for an extra charge

Valet parking costs TZS 1500 per night

Rollaway beds are available for TZS 108000 per night

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of TZS 37000 per vehicle (roundtrip)

Area shuttle, beach shuttle, and shopping center shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbeque grills
Things to do
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Spa services on site
  • Playground on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Marina on site
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1850
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Memory foam mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 18-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Dining

ONE TABLE RESTAURANT - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves dinner only. Open daily.

Lunch and Dinner - This restaurant overlooks the ocean and specializes in international cuisine. Open daily.

Awards and affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Mashariki Palace Hotel, Zanzibar’s small print

Also known as

  • Mashariki
  • Mashariki Hotel
  • Mashariki Palace
  • Mashariki Palace Hotel
  • Mashariki Palace Hotel Zanzibar Town
  • Mashariki Palace Zanzibar Town

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

A city tax of US$ 1 per person, per night will be collected at the property in cash. For further details, please contact the property using the information contained in the confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

Onsite credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Extended parking is available for an extra charge

Valet parking costs TZS 1500 per night

Rollaway beds are available for TZS 108000 per night

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of TZS 37000 per vehicle (roundtrip)

Area shuttle, beach shuttle, and shopping center shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Recent reviews

Outstanding 4.8 /5 from 59 reviews

Mashariki Palace Hotel, Zanzibar
Outstanding5.0 / 5
Amazing hotel in a great location!
The Mashariki Palace is a fantastic hotel, the staff were extremely friendly and welcoming and the rooms are amazing!
1 night trip with friends
Mashariki Palace Hotel, Zanzibar
Outstanding5.0 / 5
Great hotel and staff
We had a wonderful stay at the hotel. Every one we met is very nice. The food at the roof top is fantastic (we ordered tuna and prawn dishes). The view is unbelievable. The husband and wife managers are superb. They also accomodated our date change request.
1 night romance trip
Mashariki Palace Hotel, Zanzibar
Outstanding5.0 / 5
Recommended: Outstanding Luxury Renovated Palace
Highly Recommended! Understated historic luxury. 2 nights of honeymoon at the Mashariki Palace Hotel and were charmed by this excellent renovation of a historic old palace. The highlight of our stay in Zanzibar! Historic-chic style of white walls, airy, bright, high-ceilinged rooms set around a peaceful inner courtyard. Staff: Italian manager Michele welcomed us upon arrival, sitting with us in the calm and luxurious lobby. Restaurant/cleaning staff were friendly! History: The hotel tastefully executes the difficult task of renovating an historic building (the stone walls of this former palace were collapsing before it was rescued as a hotel). Style: The colors are all simple and natural whites and wooden browns. The decorations are minimal, preserving peace, simplicity & space. Quality: Furniture, beds, linens, all of natural and luxurious quality. Location: Around a corner from the seafront and iconic "House of Wonders" building, in the heart of historic waterfront ideal for tourists to walk the narrow lanes, browse the night-market, and enjoy restaurants. Rooftop Restaurant: Great food & drinks, amazing views of seafront and rooftops of Stone Town. Room tip: #15 is memorable, extremely high-ceilings, giant canopy 4-post bed. City tip: Ask hotel for 3-hour walking tour of the city with local guide Taib (calm, easy to understand and full of information about the history of Stone Town.)
2 night romance trip
Mashariki Palace Hotel, Zanzibar
Outstanding5.0 / 5
Tasteful and elegant
Michela, the general manager, was wonderful greeting us and taking care of us and getting us a walking guide to the Town. The Hotel restoration is so well designed, so tasteful and as a result so very enjoyable. We were tempted to stay on with more time but instead were directed to a wonderful resort in Metawbe.The room was huge and so beautiful and enchanting. You must go.
1 night romance trip
Mashariki Palace Hotel, Zanzibar
Outstanding5.0 / 5
Stonetown, Zanzibar Arabian Palace
This hotel looks like something out of an Arabian story. It is situated near the harbor with the roof top restaurant having beautiful views of the harbor. It has a small central courtyard with steps up to different levels (they will carry luggage). Our room was one of the 2 bed rooms which can be hard to find in Africa, air con worked well, safe in room, nice bathroom with toiletries, coffee service. The highlight was the roof where we had dinner, breakfast, and a great hangout site. Zanzibar is hot and muggy so this was a welcome relief. Great service, and excellent manager.
2 night trip with friends

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Mashariki Palace Hotel, Zanzibar

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