Dhow Palace Hotel
The Dhow is the heart beat of the East African culture. The Dhow has been carrying people, goods and treasures to and from Zanzibar for hundreds of years. Today, the Dhow Palace Hotel Zanzibar serves as a meeting point for people. At this Zanzibar hotel various traditions and cultures from all over the world converge. This is amidst a decor and artefacts from a time gone by.
History of Dhow Palace Hotel Zanzibar
Dhow Palace Hotel Zanzibar was originally the home of a rich merchant. This property belonged to Sheikh bin Mujbia. Bin Mujbia and his descendants kept the building for more than three centuries before it was sold. The Dhow Palace Hotel Zanzibar building is right in the heart of the stone town. This building has bore witness to many events taking place in Zanzibar. This was way before the Dhow building itself became the centre of attention. This building was transformed from a family mansion to this elegant hotel in 1993. In 2005 it again sought the attention when the new wing was added.
Dhow Palace Hotel Zanzibar: A Living Museum
Dhow Palace Hotel Zanzibar can easily be described as a living museum. This museum is dedicated to furniture, art and oriental ornaments. They have found their way to the shores of Zanzibar over the past centuries. The open-air interior courtyard is where the snack bar and the pool side restaurant are located. This is the perfect spot to savor local and international cuisine. You can watch the beautiful sunsets in peace and harmony. This is from the comfort of this Zanzibar hotel’s roof top terrace. This is one place where should you wish an intimate supper in total privacy can be arranged.
Once settled down at the Dhow Palace Hotel Zanzibar, you need not go far to find the shops. The restaurants and the historical sites that Zanzibar Stone town has on offer are just around.
Welcome to the Dhow Palace Hotel Zanzibar. This is where you can wrap up in the Zanzibari culture and heritage. Let the Dhow Palace sail you through your African beach holiday in Zanzibar. This is while you enjoy the food, the climate; explore the history and culture of Zanzibar. The Dhow Palace Hotel is sure to make your stay in Zanzibar a memorable holiday.
Cancellation / Prepayment
PAYMENT & RESERVATIONS POLICY
Reservation and confirmation of a room at Dhow Palace Hotel Zanzibar has requirements. Clients are required to pay 50% down payment for the requested services. The balance will be required at least 14 days prior to your date of arrival.
African Safari Tour will hold a reservation for up to seven days at a client's request. This is to allow the client time to send a deposit payment. This is if Dhow Palace Hotel Zanzibar booking are over a month prior to the service. This must be received before we can confirm your booking. If confirmation is not received within the seven days all blocked rooms at Dhow Palace Hotel Zanzibar will be automatically released for re-sale. The full amount of the service must be made within 14 days of date of arrival at Dhow Palace Hotel Zanzibar. As for bookings within a month of service, full payment shall be requested for. This will be required before confirmation of Dhow Palace Hotel Zanzibar is undertaken.
All cancellations must be received in writing. This will take effect from the date received by African Safari Tour. The following cancellation charges will apply.
More than 56 days before departure: No cancellation fee
56-49 days before departure: 25%
48-29 days before departure: 35%
28-0 days before departure: 100%
The non-issuing of an invoice or non-payment of deposit will not exempt passengers from these cancellation and administration fees. We regret we can make no exception to the charges and strongly recommend that insurance is taken out to cover cancellation fees. These cancellation charges can vary subject to the trading terms of our suppliers.
Children and extra beds
Children older than 2 years are welcome at Dhow Palace Hotel Zanzibar. One child from 2 to 11.9 years is charged 50 % of the room stay per night and person in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds for children in a room is 2.
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Accepted credit cards
Visa Card, MasterCard, American Express