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Spice Palace Hotel

3.5-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Shangani Beach

  • Free local cuisine breakfast and free WiFi
From
£82

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  • Superior Studio Suite, Kitchenette - Guest Room View
  • Superior Studio Suite, Kitchenette - Guest Room View
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Superior Studio Suite, Kitchenette - Guest Room View
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Soko Muhogo Street, Zanzibar Town, Mjini Magharibi Region, Tanzania
8.6.Fabulous.
  • Nice, clean and friendly staff. Good and Well priced accommodation in the centre of the…

    Feb 7, 2019

  • Great location, right in heart of Stone Town. Staff at the hotel were very welcoming and…

    Jan 5, 2019

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Guests rated location

Walkable
Shopping
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 28 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Airport shuttle

For families

  • Fridge
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Free toiletries
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping

What’s around

  • In Stone Town
  • Shangani Beach - 4-minute walk
  • Nakupenda Beach - 38-minute walk
  • Old Fort - 4-minute walk
  • Christ Church Cathedral - 4-minute walk
  • Forodhani Gardens - 5-minute walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Standard Single Room
  • Standard Double Room
  • Superior Studio Suite, Kitchenette

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Stone Town
  • Shangani Beach - 4-minute walk
  • Nakupenda Beach - 38-minute walk
  • Old Fort - 4-minute walk
  • Christ Church Cathedral - 4-minute walk
  • Forodhani Gardens - 5-minute walk
  • House of Wonders - 6-minute walk
  • Zanzibar Ferry Terminal - 11-minute walk
  • Prison Island - 16-minute walk
  • Livingstone's House - 21-minute walk
  • Chapwani Island - 4.4 mi / 7.1 km

Getting around

  • Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) 15-min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle
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Soko Muhogo Street, Zanzibar Town, Mjini Magharibi Region, Tanzania

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 28 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-8:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in, please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cots (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*
  • Ferry terminal shuttle*

Parking

  • No on-site parking
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Free local cuisine breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers: 2
  • Year Built – 2017
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Russian
  • Swahili

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 65-cm flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Fridge

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features

Dining

Blue Ocean – This restaurant specialises in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Jaws Bar – On-site bar. Open daily.

Blue Ocean – This coffee shop specialises in local and international cuisine and only serves light fare. Open daily.

Small print

Also known as

  • Spice Palace Hotel Hotel
  • Spice Palace Hotel Zanzibar Town
  • Spice Palace Hotel Hotel Zanzibar Town
  • Spice Palace Hotel Hotel
  • Spice Palace Hotel Zanzibar Town
  • Spice Palace Hotel Hotel Zanzibar Town

Optional extras

Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 5 per cent

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of 50 per cent of room rate (subject to availability)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 50 per room (one-way)

Ferry terminal shuttle service is offered for an extra charge.

Policies

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Staff at the property wear personal protective equipment and periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff.

Contactless checkout is available.

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

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 1.00 per person, per night

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

FAQs

  • Yes, Spice Palace Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Sorry, there's no on-site parking at Spice Palace Hotel.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM. There's a 50% charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
  • Yes, Blue Ocean offers local and international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Green Garden (3-min walk), Stone Town Cafe (3-min walk) and Tapería (4-min walk).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 50 per room one-way.
  • Spice Palace Hotel has an outdoor pool.
8.6.Fabulous.
  • 4.0.Fair

    + Good location + Breakfast - Room not clean - Little animals in bed It was ok for 1 night.

    1 night trip, Dec 28, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Nice hotel in middle of stone town. The staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast and dinner were both very nice. It was great value gor money.

    Gus, 6 night trip, Oct 18, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Fantastic

    Stayed at spice palace for 3 nights as part of our honeymoon the room was spacious and spotless everyone working there was so friendly and helpful looked at other hotels in stone town about the same price while walking around and not a patch on ours would highly recommend

    anthony, 3 night romance trip, Sep 12, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Nice stay

    Was a nice hideaway in the Middle of town, the staff and rooftop restaurant were a saving grace, especially during our trip, the staff were very accommodating

    Sven, 5 night trip, Apr 28, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    I love the charm of this hotel. It’s very clean and up to date, perfect location and the staff was very friendly. The worst part about my stay at this hotel was having to leave. Great experience and I will stay here again! I highly recommend this hotel.

    Sam, 2 night trip, Jan 29, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Clean, decent place

    It was a decent place. Great value for money... rooftop bar was great.

    Fahad, 3 night business trip, Jan 29, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    The rooftop bar is a lovely, unique feature and the nightly note/cookies were nice to look forward to.

    3 night trip, Sep 19, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Excellent

    Perfect location Basic breakfast

    Mohammed, 6 night romance trip, Aug 22, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The hotel is located perfectly in stone town, and has great amenities including a clean pool kept at a pleasant temperature, a cafe, and roof top restaurant. The staff are exceptionally friendly and sweet, and very helpful! The property itself is beautiful, and well maintained, and the rooms are clean and comfy.

    2 night trip, Aug 16, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Staff at the restaurant very youthful and lovely, i would definitely come over again :)

    1 night trip, Aug 10, 2019

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