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Southern Sun Dar es Salaam

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Garden Avenue | PO Box 80022, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (Formerly Holiday Inn)
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Ranked #5 of 72 Hotels in Dar es Salaam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Riyadh, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is enveloped by lush greenery and situated at a stone-throw distance from the diplomatic quarters and commercial hubs. My 2-night-stay was peaceful. The hotel offers you the basic amenities with a slightly expensive price tag. Not to forget the Restaurant Manger, Denzil Mc Anda, who actually listens to what you order and customize the preparation upon your request.... More

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

All-in-all a really nice modern hotel. Modern and clean rooms, great food and the staff are well mannered and deliver good service. As nice as what it is, I always like to stay somewhere that has a bit of a view, and that is not something this hotel has. Dar es Salaam is FLAT, and to being in the city... More

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Los Angeles
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57 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a good stop for an overnight stay at the beginning or end of a trip. Nicely stocked with basic amenities and clean, with enough hot water for a decent shower. Noise level was at a minimum even with the nearby elevators. Space was a little tight in the room as well as the rest of the facility. Nice... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here on 3 separate occasions in the month we travelled through Tanzania and was very pleased with both the accommodation, service and meals at the restaurant. The rooms are little on the small side (but we are talking only minimal here). The size is more than enough if your are passing through for a night or two. The... More

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Nussbaumen, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hotel was perfect for one night before going on Safari. It was clean and meets all requirements, such as Wifi. The breakfast is open from 4am and is very excellent. No Problem getting to the Airport early in the morning. We only can recommend the Hotel.

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Castro Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a very short but delightful stay at the Southern Sun in Dar es Salaam. The staff was wonderful, the food delicious and my room was very nice. I will choose this hotel the next time I am in town.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Southern Sun while attending a conference in Dar Es Salaam. The room was clean and comfortable, and the staff were courteous and professional. The pool area is not great, as it is overlooked by a very busy restaurant. I also found the food and drink to be very expensive, but I think this is standard for... More

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Wroclaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best thing about this hotel are the people working there. All of them are really friendly, polite and really helpful. The hotel is in a good location for business and is clean and the food is excellent. Management are visible and friendly and there is just a really nice atmosphere.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not spectacular, but clean and professional, and they also serve good breakfast. The restaurant/bar serve pretty good food too. I find the room to be a bit small, though. It seems to be usually filled by business travelers.

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean hotel, good rooms, helpful stuff. Very good location for walking around the area - though most buildings around are embassies. Has restaurant for lunch and dinner. Breakfast menu is good, has enough choice for people with different taste. Quiet place for a good sleep after a long trip.

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Address: 1 Garden Avenue | PO Box 80022, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (Formerly Holiday Inn)
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Location: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Southern Sun Dar es Salaam 4*
Number of rooms: 152
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