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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Mtendeni Street, Dar es Salaam 20009, Tanzania
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Ranked #10 of 75 Hotels in Dar es Salaam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
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    4 of 5 stars
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Arusha, Tanzania
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12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed several times liked the rooms which have big space for working and sleeping. The hotel is clean and the breakfast Indian style was not bad. The internet connection was excellent. Unfortunately, the management of the hotel has been changing now and then for continuous customer services to the clients who frequent the hotel. The owner should leave the hotel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent three nights here in August. A bit grubby but large and well appointed rooms with loads of power points, large bathroom and kitchenette .Lovely roof terrace and useful gym. The price was amazing. Exceptionally good value

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In busy Dar Es Salaam, Hotel Sapphire is like an oasis of calm. Stayed here for almost 5 months on work. It is close to City Center and one can walk to Ohio Street etc, though not recommended. The hotel rooms are well maintained, reasonably clean and spacious. Breakfast is good, but partial to the sub continental palate. There is... More 

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Pune, Maharashtra, India
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16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Spent a week at the hotel in November 2014 and found the hotel apt for any business visitor especially from India. The rooms are large with all necessary facilities of a service apartment and their housekeeping standards are above average. The food is good and one feels at home with the Indian menu. The staff is very courteous and always... More 

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New Delhi, India
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Good Rooms very spacious (based on Studio Apartment) Good Internet Connection Very Reasonable Food is very much Indian Indian Chef is there Surrounded by Indian Restaurants On TV you can have all Indian Channels

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Baltimore, Maryland
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20 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I had a layover of about 18 hours in Dar and decided to spend the night at the Hotel Sapphire, where several months before I had spent 2-3 nights. I chose to return because the price is quite reasonable for a comfortable hotel with good service, functional wifi and excellent food. On my return visit, my original impressions were confirmed.... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

excellent location near ferry terminal and reasonably priced helpful reception staff tired decor dirty dining room with very poor service at breakfast simple cooking facilities in room nothing special

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Mississauga, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed for one night at this hotel and had to catch an early flight in the morning. The hotel itself looked fairly clean and the rooms were spacious and bright. On the downside the bathroom had an unpleasant odour, the AC turned off in the middle of the night and was difficult to turn back on,... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We stayed one night, on arrival in Tanzania on our way to our Selous safari. The room was huge, bright and comfortable. One negative only: no plug for the bath. The staff are efficient and pleasant, and the manager very obliging about providing an early breakfast Best of all, it's really good value. Highly recommended.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Its in City center and just walk around you will get many Indian restaurants, temple, Fruit market etc., Service was good. Breakfast was Awesome. Also there is travel services which is helpful. Rooms are spacious with Oven and hot water shower. Value for money. One of kind hotel, can recommend!!

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Address: Mtendeni Street, Dar es Salaam 20009, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Sapphire 3*
Number of rooms: 63
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Dar es Salaam
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