Zanzibar Palace Hotel is a sumptuous boutique hotel set in a restored Zanzibari palace in the heart of Stone Town, just a short walk from the sea front.
Rooms are arranged over three floors and individually decorated in Arab-Indian style, with Persian rugs, antique furniture and silks. There are two luxury rooms, five suites and on the top floor, two huge palace suites, one with a rooftop bathroom and both with private sundecks.
Rooms have air-conditioning, fans, and mod cons including cable TV and DVD.
There is a restaurant serving French cuisine, an Arabic lounge bar, internet service, and 24 hour room service. The owners, a Dutch couple, are exemplary hosts and the service is impeccable.