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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I stayed there several years ago during flights, you are picked up from the airport by their driver and taken directly to the 'hotel'. It really is like being a guest in someones house not an hotel. Rooms are spacious with excellent bathing facilities and very comfortable beds. When you are ready to go to dinner you are met by... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

One of the best hotels I've ever stayed in, the staff, the surroundings, the food, everything about it was wonderful. I would not recommend swimming at the beach as it is very rocky and full of seaweed, we were warned about this by Sebastián the manager, but chose to ignore him, which turned out to be the wrong choice. What... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Short stay in October 2013 between safari and onward travel. Room was large and spotless, bed comfortable, staff helpful, food delicious and lounge area a pleasure to spend time in. So in short everything was good and it felt like a lovely place to stay longer for anyone that is doing that.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Before leaving Dar Es Salaam for a safari, we spent the day and overnight at the Oyster Bay Hotel. The rooms were lovely, the service was impeccable, and the meals were delicious. We could not have asked for a more perfect transition from a long overseas flight to an active safari itinerary.

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Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Wow. Spotless rooms, personalized service, DELICIOUS food and absolute comfort. This exclusive, very-low capacity hotel (no more than 7 rooms I believe) makes you feel like royalty. The staff is 100% focused on your individual needs: everybody knows your name, what you like for breakfast, your sleeping habits, etc. There is not much to see or do in Dar (in... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

What can you say about a hotel that makes you feel so welcome that you don’t want to leave? The Oyster Bay residence (it seems unfair to call it a hotel) sits just across the street from the Indian Ocean in the area of Dar populated by diplomatic residences and offices. On our first night there during a 2-part stay... More 

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3 Thank TravelBugLA
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

You want to be treated like royalty in sunny and humid Dar es Salaam...be there; I had the pleasure being there a couple of times and i was received with joy and served with pride; i'm happy like a little kid every time; make your choice the next time you're in Dar;

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

My mom and I arrived in Dar Es Salaam at nearly 10:00 PM after over a day of traveling from the United States. Waiting for us at the airport, was a driver in dressed in all white linen who would be the one to drive us to The Oyster Bay Hotel. Despite the late hour, the entire staff was waiting... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

I am currently travelling through Africa and sometimes it can be hard slog. The oyster bay hotel provides a wonderful place to refresh on arrival to Tanzania or after a Safari. The staff are fantastic, from the moment you arrive everything that you could want or need appears! The food is of high quality and severed to your liking. The... More 

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4 Thank KegsJM
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I'm currently traveling and living in East Africa for work and ended up staying at the Oyster Bay Hotel for a weekend. The hotel specifically focuses on business people and people going to or returning from safaris. I found it however a great destination in itself. The suites are sizable, luxurious and provide a haven of comfort and relaxation with... More 

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Oyster Bay is like staying with friends, a beautiful large home and garden with eight luxurious ocean facing guest suites, spacious in the extreme (70 sqm) with luxurious bathrooms, air-conditioned, fabulously furnished in contemporary African style, the suites reflect modern day Africa in a timeless setting – balmy, equatorial, coastal, Dar es Salaam. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Oyster Bay Hotel

Address: Toure Drive, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Price Range: $381 - $381 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Oyster Bay Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 48
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Dar es Salaam
#1 Romantic Hotel in Dar es Salaam
#17 Luxury Hotel in Dar es Salaam
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