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10 Best Hotels in Dar es Salaam

Hyatt Regency Dar Es Salaam, The Kilimanjaro
5 out of 5
Kivukoni Street, P O Box 9574, Dar es Salaam
Free Cancellation
AU$387
per night
16 Nov. - 17 Nov.
4.6/5Exceptional! (108 reviews)

"Hated the early check-in fee, but the swimming pool was perfect"…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct. 2019

Hyatt Regency Dar Es Salaam, The Kilimanjaro
DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam - Oyster Bay
4 out of 5
Slipway Road Msasani Peninsular, Dar es Salaam
AU$155
per night
24 Nov. - 25 Nov.
4/5Very Good! (177 reviews)
Great for post-safari!

"We had a great two night stay. Good food, good service. It was a nice place to stay after being out on safari."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jul. 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam - Oyster Bay
Ramada Encore by Wyndham Dar Es Salaam
4 out of 5
Ghana Avenue, PO Box 10183, Dar es Salaam
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$163
per night
14 Dec. - 15 Dec.
4/5Very Good! (144 reviews)

"The Ramada Encore was my first point of contact when arriving in Dar Es Salaam. The staff was outstanding. Everyone was friendly, welcoming, extraordinarily helpful and went out of their way to ensure my comfort. I will always return to Ramada Encore when in Dar and give them my highest ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Aug. 2019

Ramada Encore by Wyndham Dar Es Salaam
Hotel Slipway
4 out of 5
Slipway Road, Msasani, Dar es Salaam
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$211
per night
14 Nov. - 15 Nov.
4.3/5Excellent! (118 reviews)

"Location and ambiance. Security. Homely feeling. Neighbouring other recreations and transport."…"

Reviewed on 22 Sep. 2019

Hotel Slipway
Protea Hotel by Marriott Dar es Salaam Oyster Bay
4 out of 5
Corner of Haile Selassie, & Ali Hassan Mwinyi Road, Dar es Salaam
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$205
per night
15 Nov. - 16 Nov.
4/5Very Good! (65 reviews)

"Rainy season, so frequent power cuts and the hot water wasn't."…"

Reviewed on 15 May 2019

Protea Hotel by Marriott Dar es Salaam Oyster Bay
HOTEL BLUE SAPPHIRE
4 out of 5
Julius K. Nyerere Rd, Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$135
per night
27 Nov. - 28 Nov.
4.7/5Exceptional! (10 reviews)

"Friendly staff. Close to airport. Clean. Great shower. Efficient airport shuttle bus"…"

Reviewed on 1 Nov. 2019

HOTEL BLUE SAPPHIRE
Sea Cliff Hotel
4.5 out of 5
Toure Drive, Msasani Peninsula, Dar es Salaam
AU$354
per night
15 Nov. - 16 Nov.
4/5Very Good! (43 reviews)

"The staff were always ready to help for anything that \i needed done. I lost my luggage and they stepped in to get it from the airport."…"

Reviewed on 29 Aug. 2019

Sea Cliff Hotel
Southern Sun Dar es Salaam
4 out of 5
1 Garden Avenue, PO Box 80022, Dar es Salaam
AU$250
per night
29 Nov. - 30 Nov.
4.2/5Excellent! (94 reviews)

"It is closer to the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre"…"

Reviewed on 1 Oct. 2019

Southern Sun Dar es Salaam
Mediterraneo Hotel & Restaurant
3 out of 5
Tuari Road, Kawe Beach, Dar es Salaam
AU$145
per night
14 Nov. - 15 Nov.
4.2/5Very Good! (157 reviews)

"Lovely location on the beach, but far from the downtown of the city, so you spend money on taxis. The restaurant was very nice but largely European food, not local food. The room was very comfortable and the bathroom excellent. The staff were very responsive to need. The pool closes too early for ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Nov. 2019

Mediterraneo Hotel & Restaurant
Four Points by Sheraton Dar es Salaam New Africa
4 out of 5
Azikiwe Street, Dar es Salaam
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$193
per night
28 Nov. - 29 Nov.
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"Newly renovated so in very good condition. Room internet was good--always a plus in Dar."…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct. 2019

Four Points by Sheraton Dar es Salaam New Africa
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Visiting Dar es Salaam

Visitors to Dar es Salaam are sure to enjoy the waterfront. Tourists can also enjoy the city's seafood restaurants and breweries.

  • There are 137 hotels and other accommodations in Dar es Salaam
  • The closest major airport is in Dar es Salaam (DAR-Julius Nyerere Intl.) 9.8 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) 67.4 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Dar es Salaam

The city is notable for landmarks like Uhuru Monument, St Joseph's Cathedral, and Askari Monument. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the seaside and Dar es Salaam Botanical Gardens. Taking a ferry is just one of the top activities, while Zanzibar Ferry Terminal and Port of Dar es Salaam are sights to visit.

In Dar es Salaam, there are 137 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday retreat. Below are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

Getting Around Dar es Salaam

With so many choices for transportation, exploring all of Dar es Salaam is a breeze. To see more of the larger area, hop aboard a train at Dar Es Salaam Central Station. You can catch a ferry from the port.

Dressing for Dar es Salaam

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 88°F during the day and 74°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 86°F, while the average at night is 67°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 83°F with nighttime averages of 66°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 87°F and nighttime averages of 68°F
  • Dar es Salaam gets about 1.61 inches of rain per year
  • Usually March and February are the hottest months with an average of 88°F, whereas August and July are often coldest, averaging 66°F

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