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The Lighthouse Beach Resort

Kidagaa Village, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Oslo, Norway
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you like to be away from it all, then this is the perfect place. At the same time the staff is doing an excellent job to ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay. The beach was another positive part of our stay - the surf was just wonderful for someone who likes to dive into it and swim out beyond... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at the lighthouse a number of times now and could not recommend it more. It is a great retreat from the heat and dust of Dar es Salaam! Rooms are tastefully decorated and comfortable. The beach is very pleasant and quiet. The food is just wonderful and the staff are gorgeous! Frank and his team are very... More

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Bristol
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled here with friends that live in Dar, its a wonderful escape and place to relax with great food, service and surroundings. Would have loved to spend more than one night and didn't get to fully relax in the bar or enjoy the fire down on the beach at sunset. We will definitely go back when we next visit... More

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

The service at the lighthouse is fantastic. Nothing is too much trouble. I am a vegetarian and they went out of their way to cater really good quality meals for me! thank you! My only grumble is that it was just too hot despite being in the dolphin room which is supposedly the coolest room. The fan lasted until about... More

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Eivind T, Owner at The Lighthouse Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear valued guest! Thank you so much for taking the time to give us your review! This is helping in our ongoing efforts for continuing improvements. We have already after this last weekend evaluated and decided to run our generators (if no technical issues occur) to run the generators til 8 every morning - til the end of this years... More

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I just spent 3 nights down at the Light House and was able to stay in my favorite room the Dolphin House. As usual I was welcomed with a cooling drink upon getting out of my car and my dog Murphy was greeted warmly. I head down to the Light House about once a month if I can manage it.... More

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Eivind T, Owner at The Lighthouse Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest - than you for your visit and for your review! I will make sure Rosie get to know your appreciation. We do our best to fight the mosquitoes - by fumigation and also by turning down the nets and spray inside. I will have our staff do a evaluation or routines to see if we can make any... More

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Everything at the Lighthouse works really well from the food to the accommodation to the relaxing beach. Time spent here really recharges your batteries. The staff are helpful and friendly so lunch on the beach or dinner on your room terrace is no problem.

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Eivind T, Owner at The Lighthouse Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind and helpful review! I also appreciate all inputs for possible improvements with thanks! More

Tokyo, Japan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Lighthouse is a great place. We've stayed there several times now and the staff have been warm, accommodating and lovely each time. We've had to change plans and they've worked with us with flexibility. We'll be back!

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Eivind T, Owner at The Lighthouse Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - it is of great value for us! We hope to be able to construct one or two more Dolphin style bungalows soon. More

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Two visits to the Lighthouse Beach Resort, two massive successes! Where to start... We stayed in the beach house two times. Lovely spacious room with a big bathroom. It has its own little terrace where you can privately dine with your loved one/company. Breakfast and diner are served here, for lunch you can choose to have it on the beach.... More

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Eivind T, Owner at The Lighthouse Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and for taking your time to post your review! Welcome back - now the new beach bar - Maboya Bar is getting more and more finished! Karibuni tena! More

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

With a couple of friends we stayed at the Lighthouse at the end of November. From the beginning to the end, it was a great experience. Lovely hosts, delicious food, tranquil beach and bonfire at night. What would we want more after a busy week of work? I would highly recommend this place if you are living and working in... More

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Dar es Salaam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

My family and I stayed at the Lighthouse Resort for three days and we loved it. We had heard good things from friends about it and we were very impressed with the friendliness and service at the resort. My daughter and I are vegetarians and the staff were very accommodating. The food was excellent! We stayed in the Maasai House... More

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Address: Kidagaa Village, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Imagine wandering from your self-contained beach cottage on a lush tropical garden setting, onto a 2.5km stretch of unspoilt beach. Only 40km from the Kigamboni ferry, the Lighthouse Beach Resort is a great holiday lifestyle for families, couples, small groups and businessmen because of its location and accessibility. Come and spend your weekend or holiday at The Lighthouse Beach Resort. A short 40 km south of Kigamboni, you’ll find your "Home away from home" – our natural beach paradise. We have family bungalows and spacious double rooms, all with a good comfort!Our restaurant will give you mouth watering meals, even on the 2,5 km long white sandy beach! In the evening you’ll enjoy the sunset from our 360º roof top terrace, with ice cold refreshments and snacks before dinner. It is also ideal for tourists who don’t really want to stay in isolated beach resorts on far away islands, but still want to be near them. The resort is almost directly on the beach, with the view of the lighthouse which it is named after. Welcome for a memorable stay! ... more   less 
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