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Hotel Nikko Tower

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Plot # 1485 / 148, Aggrey / Jamhuri Street, Dar es Salaam 6732, Tanzania
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Ranked #20 of 69 hotels in Dar es Salaam
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Washington
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Close to the ferry's, rooms rather poor, staff in not helpful. The rooms are very small. You wait for hot water. (be sure to turn it on if you do not know how have staff show you) Had problems checking out as their credit card machine broke down and I had to scramble for TNZ shillings to pay for it.... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We slept there one night only because we had to took our speedboat to go to zanzibar the next morning. Thus, we have no idea if the location is good anf if the area is nice. But we can say that with the taxi of the hotel it was at 2 minutes (5'000 shilling) from the departure of speedboats. The... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

First we wanted to stay here 4 nights, at the end we stayed 6 nights. Cool place to stay in the centre of dar es salaam. Close to the ferry, and the main attractions of town, in the so called indian part. Very helpful, sympathetic and welcoming tanzanian staff. The indian run hotel has a great indian restaurant, where we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

It's worth to spend when you get personalised service. I apriciate managment and staff who put their all efforts to make worth your every penny. Speaciality Indian cuisine. Authentic Indian taste with warm hospitality. if you want to relax and enjoy your drink..... Go to Zebra launge on 9th floor.. Mr.Dinesh Hotel manager personnaly take care of every need and... More

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We came to this hotel not being sure what awaited us. But we were surprised to see that the key management people were Indians and the room service, food and stay was exceptionally good. They served Indian food and they gave us transport facilities in their cab which was much cheaper than the normal taxi there. The only problem is... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The room is big and clean, although just a little care worn. The staff are very friendly and helpful. While I like the hotel and the people here, I am a bit cautious of the immediate vicinity. Though strategically located in city center, I would hesitate to venture out alone. There's a nearby mosque so be prepared for regular prayers.... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I stayed in the Nikko Towers hotel for 3 nights whilst in Dar on business. It is perfectly located in the CBD and close to the Zanzibar ferry. I had meetings all over town and could walk easily instead of getting stuck in the monotonous and notorious Dar traffic. The rooms were excellent, one night we were without water but... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We only stayed here for one night. We liked the location, very close to the ferry port as well as some shops and restaurants. The shower had fairly good pressure and hot water. I found the beds uncomfortable for sitting on, but ok for sleeping on. As one of few low cost options we were very happy with this hotel.

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Berlin, Germany
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I have stayed at Nikko Towers in March 2014 and was surprised to be offered a really nice spacious room (ask for room 705!) with an incredible view that was even spotlessly clean and nicely furnished (for Dar es Salaam standards, of course) and came with a really big and tasty breakfast. I enjoyed the good shower with perfect water... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

While spending 2 weeks in Tanzania, my friend and I stayed here a total of 3 times as we passed back and forth through Dar on our way to Zanzibar and Arusha. The location was perfect - within walking distance to the ferry and on the western edge of the city, so you don't have to drive through all of... More

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Address: Plot # 1485 / 148, Aggrey / Jamhuri Street, Dar es Salaam 6732, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Nikko Tower 3.5*
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#5 Best Value Hotel in Dar es Salaam
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Hotel Nikko Tower is one of the finest hotels in Tanzania. We are based in the heart of the city centre on Aggrey/Jamuhri Street in Dar-es-Salaam, which is just 20 minutes away from the Airport and approximately 3 minutes away from the Sea port/ferry terminal for Zanzibar - the Spice Island. ... more   less 
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