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Giraffe Ocean View Hotel

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A unique & exclusive ocean view hotel of world class standards. This ultra-modern beach resort is both a testimony of Dar es Salaam's historical past & its futuristic demands by virtue of its professional management and staff. The fusion of East & Southern African hospitality together with exemplary personal service makes this hotel the perfect place for business. Ranked by International Standard as a four star hotel.
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Airport Transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair access
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Ocean View
Mid-range
HOTEL CLASS
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51Reviews
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16Room tips
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I was set off by the old rooms/hotel building, but learned to love the place. My room was large and looked out to the street. I spent time on the beach and in that huge thatched roof building there. Food was decent, they need to have a place to refill water bottles and eliminate
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We were there for 6 nights & will definitely be returning! If you appreciate: friendly professional staff, lovely clean comfortable surroundings, good sized rooms, a good meal, birds, the ocean, music, and a family friendly environment at a great price...then go to this hotel.
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We went here for the day as we were staying with family in Dar es Salaam. We had to pay an entrance fee bit were not told it did not include use of the pool which was annoying. Perfect set up for kids as there was the pool, playgound on the beaxh and music and entertainment
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How unfortunate that a wonderful family event had to be spoiled by hotel management. The party had been planned for months to celebrate the meeting of the Tanzanian and American relatives . At the end of the event when we went to take care of the bill the management reneged on
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The rooms were ok but few things in bathroom were missing and looked as some repair was needed. But beds were nice and good view over the ocean from most of the rooms. Pool ok but beach needed some cleaning. Food and service were OK. Lobby manager very service minded as staff in
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"upper floor rooms are quieter than the first floor. Rooms with view of the beach are quite romantic, especially at night."
"Nice view from most of the rooms but music around the pool up to 10 pm."
"expect medicracy"
"Can't really beat the views though from the sea facing rooms."
"Excellent conference facilities"
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PRICE RANGE
$83 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
TanzaniaDar Es Salaam RegionDar es Salaam
NUMBER OF ROOMS
37
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