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Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam is located along the Indian Ocean coastline of Tanzania and is the largest city in the country with around 2.5 million inhabitants. It is a major port city and is the economical and financial heart of the country.

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Cheapest month January

Guest Reviews

Transit Motel Airport

Transit Motel Airport

The hotel is directly across the main highway from the airport, but it is down a very rough dirt road, which would make for tough going if you were trying to wheel luggage. Taxi costs $5, which is not a big deal but a lot for a 3 minute ride. ... more

Overall
3
Starlight Hotel

Starlight Hotel

Spent here 3 nights. A quite place, friendly staff, and great location: only 10-minute walk from ferry pier to Zanzibar. Unfortunately hot water was not hot, shower is not convenient. ... more

Overall
3
Safari Inn Ltd

Safari Inn Ltd

Having backpacked my way around quite a bit, often on a tight budget, I would say I have seen some fairly dark and dingy rooms. ... more

Overall
1

Dar es Salaam Discussions

  • Dar Es Salaam to Mombassa by bus....
    Hi guys, has anyone taken the bus trip from Dar to Mombassa...? is it safe...? Can Indians get visa on arrival at the land border...? Any good bus company..? please let me know... Thanks...Siva ...

  • Reasonable Hotels in Dar es Salaam
    Hello, We will be traveling with our two children (10 & 12) in East Africa this summer and need to arrange an overnight in Dar. Does anyone have any suggestions for safe, clean accomodations for $75 or less? Ideally, there's a place in the center of town that we can walk to when we arrive on the ferry ...

  • TIPS: Dar-Es-Salaam (Tanzania) to Livingstone (Zambia)
    Hey! Late April this year, I'm planning to do this trip: Port Elizabeth (South Africa) -> Dar-es-Salaam(Tanzania)-> Zanzibar -> Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania) -> (TANZAM RAILS) -> Zambia (Kapiri Mposhi) -> Lusaka -> Livingstone (Victoris Falls) I want to experience Tanzania and Zambia. What are the "Must-DOs" in these contries? Do ...

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New Bondeni Hotel
79 %

New Bondeni Hotel

P.O.BOX 8343 Magomeni (Map) - Hotel
Overall, good value for the money. Position slightly distant from city centre, but nothing too serious.
Tanzanite Executive Suites
78 %

Tanzanite Executive Suites

P.o Box 64 (Map) - Hotel
As a family of 4 we stayed at your hotel at the end of December and were very pleased with the standards.
Accomondia Hotel
75 %

Accomondia Hotel

Nyerere Road (Map) - Hotel
I did not expect too much from this hotel, but was very surprised. The service was great, I had an amazing curry meal, the internet was good, and the amenities in the room good.
Safari Inn Ltd
70 %

Safari Inn Ltd

Band Street Off Libya Street,City Centre (Map) - Hostel
Transit Motel Airport
69 %

Transit Motel Airport

Off Nyerere rd, J Nyerere Airport area (Map) - Hotel
The hotel is directly across the main highway from the airport, but it is down a very rough dirt road, which would make for tough going if you were trying to wheel luggage.
Friendly Gecko Guesthouse
69 %

Friendly Gecko Guesthouse

Africana / White Sands P.O. Box 35936 (Map) - Guesthouse
We enjoyed our stay at the "Friendly Gecko"! The people here are great and the atmosphere is very relaxed.
Starlight Hotel
69 %

Starlight Hotel

Bibi Titi Mohammed Street Plot No.1358-60 & 1366-68 (Map) - Hotel
Spent here 3 nights. A quite place, friendly staff, and great location: only 10-minute walk from ferry pier to Zanzibar. Unfortunately hot water was not hot, shower is not convenient.
Transit Motel Ukonga
68 %

Transit Motel Ukonga

Plot 7 Nyerere /segerea rds, Ukonga SLB 18083 Dar Es Salaam (Map) - Guesthouse
Very close to the airport - great if you're turning up late at night and just need somewhere to lay your head. Good value (internationally) but a little expensive by Tanzanian standards.
Juba Hotel
63 %

Juba Hotel

Mafia Street Kariakoo, Dar es salaam (Map) - Hotel
Kaya
60 %

Kaya

Kijitonyama (Map) - Guesthouse
Uplands Centre
60 %

Uplands Centre

PO Box 72708 (Map) - Hostel
Karibu. Nice place but a little bit far from the center. For someone who wants to escape city's noises and has a mean of transportation. People are welcoming, nice and very helpful.
Hotel Continental

Hotel Continental

P.o.Box 2342 Nkurma Street Near Clock Tower (Map) - Hotel
Eazy's Place

Eazy's Place

Nyakisinde Road (Map) - Guesthouse
Tiffany Diamond Hotel

Tiffany Diamond Hotel

P.O BOX 1239 Indira Ghandi/Morogoro Rd (Map) - Hotel
Alemap House

Alemap House

PO Box 53822 (Map) - Guesthouse
Hotel JB Belmont Dar-Es Salaam

Hotel JB Belmont Dar-Es Salaam

Benjamin Mkapa Pension Towers (Map) - Hotel
4T's Tarven

4T's Tarven

Morogoro Road Box 34512 (Map) - Guesthouse