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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here as we had a very early flight. It is a very simple but clean hotel. They have an airport shuttle that will pick up/ drop off at any time ($5 per way). The hotel is literally across from the airport, but it is better to take the shuttle as the road you have to cross is crazy... More 

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Hoi An, Vietnam
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is good for easy access to the airport. It's drastically over priced, the most expensive in Africa we paid. It is clean they they provide towels, we had some hot water issues which is disappointing for the price. No aircon remote so it was too cold and we had to turn it off and on. The area is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

A dump. No hot water, no WiFi, one TV channel, No remote control for aircon so it's set on 16 degrees. Shocking breakfast. While also located in a run-down, noisy neighbourhood, it was conveniently close to the airport. Very disappointed USD40 spent.

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

I am rating this place 5 start because it does not pretend to be anything else then advertised. This hotel is the closest option to the airport, only a short drive on that very bumpy road, just by the railway racks (I have never heard a train go past though when I was there). Can be walked from the airport... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Making the reservation it was not possible to arrange a pick up. Arrived October 7 , 2015 late at night an official of the airport brought me to a taxi driver. The place is little too far to walk specially at night time. He brought me correctly for $4.° (10.000 Tsh.) to the entrance. Some staff helped me with (very... More 

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Clarksville, Arkansas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

If all you need is easy access to the airport this is it. Much more and you are in the wrong place. I stayed here some time ago but had an occasion where I needed to get to and from the airport in the wee hours of the night/morning and decided this would closest and easiest. After having trouble using... More 

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Toronto
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

I only stayed here for half a day I was in transit waiting for a flight at night. It was located 10 min walk from the airport and had many local places to eat just outside. My room was pretty standard - had clean bed, AC worked well, in room wifi and bathroom had hot water for shower. Nothing to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Thought I would try this hotel as its close to the airport-bad decision. Reconfirmed twice to have someone pick us from the airport. Nobody did so after waiting and waiting organised a taxi which is pretty scary. Got to the hotel and they had given us a twin room instead of a double bed (even though we had booked a... More 

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TransitMotels, Manager at Transit Motel Airport, responded to this review

Thank you Wyoming for your candid review. It is true that we gave you a twin bedroom instead of a double room you booked. The problem was that the guests that were to check out on the day you booked extend their stay because of the flight cancellation. we did not have unoccupied double room on that particular day, so... More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We arrived into Dar at 11pm and were then leaving at 6am. Transit motel was perfect, and the transfer which we ordered was excellent too, so much so that we booked a room for the day on our return when we arrive at 9am and then were leaving at 9pm. All excellent for the price.

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TransitMotels, Manager at Transit Motel Airport, responded to this review

We would like to thank our guest Kudu for this review. It gives us a great happiness to receive such reviews from satisfied guests karibu sana Kudu and other transit travellers More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I'm from the US and came over to Transit from the airport to stay during a layover. It has everything you could want (air conditioner, fan, TV with world news, wifi, bar, comfortable beds, etc), all for a great price. Of note, the wifi is also one of the fastest I've seen in Tanzania. The ride from the airport is... More 

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Transit Motel Airport is located near Dar Es Salaam's J Nyerere Airport providing clean and affordable no frills accommodation. The Motel is ideal place for travelers arriving late during the night or those departing very early in the morning. We provide airport transfers to our guests upon request. Check-in can be done any time (yes! 24/7) And late check out can be arranged. Breakfast (included in the room rate) is available even for early departed guests. Free WiFi available to our guests ... more   less 

Additional Information about Transit Motel Airport

Address: 4 Block D Karakata Rd, Off J Nyerere Airport | P O Box 18083, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Price Range: $38 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Transit Motel Airport 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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