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Hotel Sapphire

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3.0 of 5
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Mtendeni Street, Dar es Salaam 20009, Tanzania
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Ranked #9 of 79 Hotels in Dar es Salaam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Keene, New Hampshire
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good service, good breakfast, easy walk to the ferry (about 10 minutes), nicely appointed rooms. Power went out a couple of times, but generator kicked right in, which was much appreciated. The only thing that was unfortunate (and a little strange, we thought) was that the people at the front desk couldn't explain how to get to the ferry. We... More 

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Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night here on my way through Dar. The location is a bit difficult to find (as are most things in Tanzania). It is in a slightly rough part of town in the center of the city... but when you come inside, it is quite nice. Good Indian food in the restaurant - which has exceptional service, I might... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hi. My name is avdhesh I visited Hotel Sapphire last month,hotel is situated in main city of Dar es slaam, location & food is good,the best things about this hotel staff is very co-operative & honest.

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Arusha, Tanzania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

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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Kabul
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

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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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

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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24 helpful votes 24 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
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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21 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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
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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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