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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

The place is very ideal for transiting, it is very near the Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam and therefore if you have an early morning or late night flight then this is the place to consider. It is fairly clean and the rooms are neat.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Me and my sister spent one night at Transit Motel, the 31. of October 2014. We arrived late, after 10 hours on a bus. We were exhausted, tired, and ready to sleep for some hours, before our plane would leave early next morning. Well. Firstly, there were no'one in the reception. After some minutes, a lady showed up, said "a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

It is literally walking distance from the motel to the airport. The entrance gives a good impression. The rooms are quite small but offer warm water and free Internet access (with bad connection). The restaurant consists of six tables. From the time ordering lunch it took one hour to be served. Not a good impression when the girl working at... More 

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Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The location is great for staying for a bit and then going to the airport, which I guess is the primary reason people stay here. Beyond that, it doesn't have much appeal at all. The room had A/C advertised, but it didn't really work so we had to rely on the fan (going full blast). The shower didn't have a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Excellent choice if you need a place close to the airport or have time to kill btw flights. We had a 6 hour wait after 30hrs travel & used two rooms for $25/room for a shower, rest & a walk around the local stalls. Clean, comfortable & excellent airport pick up service, highly recommended

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Calgary, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My friend thought she had prebooked the rooms, there was no booking and when rooms were found they were more expensive. One of the rooms greeted me by having a plastic hair extension dust bunny come rolling towards me. The bathroom had a trickle of rusty water running down the wall that wouldn.t stop so we decided to share one... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Very efficient taxi service from and back to the airport at a reasonable price. Sufficiently clean room, airco, shower etc. Until 22;00 you can get a meal and a drink. We recommend the local fish: good value for money. Environment is a bit specific, but this is no problem with the taxi service. Location is just next to the airport,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I used the Transit Motel to kill some time between a domestic and international flight. Located close to the airport, theoretically in walking distance. Nevertheless, would not recommend walking. Hotel is located in a busy area, with a lot of local stalls, road is very bumpy, therefore it is better to use a taxi. Room was clean, AC working, beds... More 

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Accrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I booked via hotel reservations website and paid in full. Arrived at Transit Motel (airport) at 3am in the morning and they new nothing of my reservation and I had a job convincing them I had paid. I had to wait whilst the only person on duty prepared a room. I had tried to communicate direct with the motel direct... More 

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Marbleton, Quebec
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We stayed two nights at this hotel near the airport. At first glance, everything looked good, the room was clean and as expected included all promised amenities. After a few hours, too many things went wrong! Breakfeast was not a moment of delight! Personnel in the eating area was not friendly and seem to think we shouldn't be there! They... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • 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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