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Protea Hotel Courtyard

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sea-view Ocean Road, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Ranked #3 of 70 hotels in Dar es Salaam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
William C Muscat, Oman
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Muscat, Oman
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I really liked the Protea Courtyard in Dar. The rooms are three star. A bit dated, some are cramped. I stayed there twice during my trip there. One room was roomy, the other not. But the A/C worked well, and I had no material complaints. The beds are quite comfortable. The staff is excellent. Very very friendly and genuine. The... More

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DinishAntony, General Manager at Protea Hotel Courtyard, responded to this review

Dear William C Good day, thank you for staying with us and taking time to write this review. I am delighted to hear that you had a fantastic experience and that you will be back again. Sorry to hear that you found some of the rooms cramped/dated. Almost all of our rooms are about 23-25 sq mtrs. We had renovated... More

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had gone there for dinner last night, and I enjoyed the choice of food in their menu. The food tasted fresh and was well prepared. The staff were always attentive. The portion of food was adequate, well prepared good presentation and the price was also reasonable.

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DinishAntony, General Manager at Protea Hotel Courtyard, responded to this review

Dear GUEST Good day, thank you for dining with us and taking time to write this review. I am really glad to hear that you found the food, service and ambiance of great value for money. We look forward to serve you again. Thanks and regards, Dinish Antony Group General Manager Protea Hotels - Dar es Salaam/Znz gm@proteadar.com More

New York City, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The service was absolutely impeccable! at the reception, the restaurant, the bar, the concierge and the housekeeping. The rooms are very nicely decorated and there courtyard is very pleasant to spend time at, whether for a beer, a swim or a dinner.

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DinishAntony, General Manager at Protea Hotel Courtyard, responded to this review

Dear Theo-Pierre Good day, thank you for staying with us and taking time to write this review. I am really glad that you had a fantastic stay with us and that our TEAM looked after you very well. We look forward to host you again soon. Thanks and regards, Dinish Antony Group General Manager Protea Hotels - Dar es Salaam/Znz... More

Chennai (Madras), India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't let the shabby entrance and building fool you, for inside lies a gorgeous property! The service is great, room was small but simply gorgeous, and the breakfast spread was fantastic. I did have a problem with the plumbing (leaking wash-basin drain pipe) but it was quickly & efficiently sorted out for me. The hotel even supplies condoms in the... More

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DinishAntony, General Manager at Protea Hotel Courtyard, responded to this review

Dear GUEST Good day, thank you for staying with us and taking time to write this candid review. I am really glad that you enjoyed your stay. I am sorry to hear that you found our entrance a bit unappealing, but any work done outside the main gate area needs to be approved by the concerned authorities and we are... More

New Delhi, India
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly staff, warm hospitality - I travel a lot and do not often come across this level of service. Immaculately clean rooms. Fresh and well laid out complimentary breakfast. Restaurant offers decent menu, great food quality. It's a small property, not a 5 star, but doesn't miss out on gym, bar, pool (small one). Outstanding value for money.

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DinishAntony, General Manager at Protea Hotel Courtyard, responded to this review

Dear GUEST Good day, thank you for staying with us and taking time to write this great review. I am really glad that you had a fantastic stay with us and that you found us to be of great value for money. All credit goes to the TEAM, who work relentlessly to ensure each every GUEST's comfort. We look forward... More

Perth, Western Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hotel is very nice inside. I stayed here for one night. Old world charm comes to mind when you enter the lobby. Check in and out very easy. All staff very nice, efficient and helpful. Location is in a good area of Dar es Salaam with short ride to number of Dar's attractions. Courtyard is very nice to relax... More

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DinishAntony, General Manager at Protea Hotel Courtyard, responded to this review

Dear GUEST Good day, thank you for staying with us and taking time to review your experience. I am glad that we pleasantly surprised you! We always strive to deliver more than what GUESTS expect. All credit goes to our lovely TEAM. Thank you once again for the great review, we look forward to host you again soon. Thanks and... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I agree with most of the positive reviews. I stayed for three days and two nights - the hotel is a charming refuge from the hussle and bussle of Dar. Compliments to: - housekeeping for spotlessness throughout; - the chef and team for an excellent spread and delicious fare (try the gobi manchurian - a cauliflower dish that I had... More

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DinishAntony, General Manager at Protea Hotel Courtyard, responded to this review

Dear GUEST Jambo from Protea Hotel Courtyard. Thank you for staying with us and taking time to write this great review. I am delighted that you had a great time & our TEAM looked after you very well. I could not have described our hotel, its services and the ambiance any better! I will share your feedback with the TEAM... More

Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for a night despite visiting dar for 3 nights. To start it off, the manager of the night on 13th, May, 2014 couldnt check me in until she confirmed that i was to leave the next day as all rooms had been booked. Ended up standing at the reception for 30 minutes. Finally am given room 45 only... More

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DinishAntony, General Manager at Protea Hotel Courtyard, responded to this review

Dear GUEST Kindly check and post your review to the right hotel, it appears that you have posted this review to the wrong location. Thanks and regards, Dinish Antony More

London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

THE PROTEA COURTYARD AT A GLANCE Relaxing, quiet 3*** hotel conveniently located in Dar es Salaam, close to the beach and at a short distance from the Zanzibar ferry terminal, featuring a nice courtyard with swimming pool. Colonial atmosphere, spotlessly clean, well appointed air-conditioned rooms, good breakfast buffet and friendly, helpful staff. LOCATION The hotel is located in the upper-middle... More

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DinishAntony, General Manager at Protea Hotel Courtyard, responded to this review

Dear Marius_Berger Jambo from Protea Hotel Courtyard! Wow! What a great, motivating and detailed review! I am absolutely delighted to read about your opinion on all aspects of our operation and grateful for your kind and encouraging words. All credit goes to our fantastic TEAM! I have shared this with them and needless to say, they were so glad that... More

Bremen, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

The hotel is really nice and peaceful, and the rooms are large and spotless. The pool area is nice and green, feels like being in the jungle! The staff in the restaurant and bar was very friendly and made the stay enjoyable. The food was good, but a bit overpriced. But well worth staying in the hotel rather than finding... More

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Dear GUEST Good day, thank you for staying with us and taking time to write this candid review. I am really glad that you enjoyed your stay and the STAFF ensured your comfort. Our menu prices are in line with other similar establishments - perhaps cheaper. A few items which require imported ingredients might be on the higher side. I... More

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Address: Sea-view Ocean Road, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Protea Hotel Courtyard 3*
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Courtyard Dar Es Salaam
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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#1 Business Hotel in Dar es Salaam #2 Romantic Hotel in Dar es Salaam
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Protea Hotel Courtyard offers affordable accommodation in Dar es Salaam, the financial hub of Tanzania. Apart from the friendly and efficient service, along with the high quality facilities; Protea Hotel Courtyard’s location makes it one of the most preferred hotels by both corporate and leisure travellers. This is because the hotel is only 12kms from the Airport, 3kms from the city centre and 500 metres away from a tranquil, beautiful beach. The hotel offers attractive rates for overnight accommodation to leisure travellers before or after safaris to the famous Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, Sealous Game Reserve and Zanzibar. All 52 en-suite rooms are built around a beautiful, lush, green courtyard with the view of the pool. They are tastefully decorated and are equipped with all modern amenities including 32 inch LCD TV offering satellite TV channels (DSTV), personal electronic (laptop friendly) safe, mini bar and direct dialling enabled telephones. Free high speed internet is available via WIFI for our hotel residents. Protea Hotel Courtyard offers a wide array of wining and dining facilities, which comprise of Langi Langi – our multi-cuisine restaurant, Open House – 24 hr coffee shop, Jahazi Bar and 24 hour room service. With so many activities in the area, like a swimming pool, golf courses, yachting and a gym; get ready for an action packed holiday. Not to mention the shopping facilities nearby for all those last minute gifts and memorabilia. ... more   less 
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