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    Rainbow Hotel

    Plot No. 1900/59 Morogoro Road, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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    • Excellent20%
    • Very good37%
    • Average30%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible7%
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    “zanzibar ferry” (14 reviews)
    “ferry terminal” (10 reviews)
    “budget hotel” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

    I was here for 7 days and my room was big compared to others but the shower room was quite small at least it has hot water. Breakfast nothing great but restaurant food was okay and affordable. Very accessible to the port, Train station, embassies...More

    1  Thank Kathleen V
    Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

    Clean. Close to Ferry terminal. Ok for an overnight. Paid USD$70 for son and I for 1 night including breakfast via Booking.com. Mamboz close by (5mins walk) so that was great. Restaurant offers little. Aircon works well. They organised a pickup from hotel for USD$20...More

    Thank Zack_Koo
    Reviewed June 27, 2016

    The Service is the best, the have polite words, the know how to please a customer. In the short the are the best. Me and My husband for wedding day the rooms are good. and best services than after a week we went for lovely...More

    Thank sabahsalimramzan
    Reviewed June 20, 2016

    I found this hotel dark and gloomy. When I was shown to my room I was shocked to see a bed pushed against the window, no water glass, the bedside light was not working, one dirty looking towel, no soap. The garbage containers had not...More

    4  Thank Vicki D
    Reviewed June 7, 2016

    My girlfriend and I arrived to Dar Es Salaam with the ferry from Zanzibar, just to spend a few hours there before taking a taxi to the airport. We needed a place where we could leave our luggage for a few hours and where we...More

    5  Thank andersknutsson
    Response from ash_yaar, General Manager at Rainbow HotelResponded June 8, 2016

    First of all I am so sorry to hear about this incident that took place and I was extremely concerned that you encountered this ordeal in Daressalaam. However just to clarify this matter I have to point out that the taxi driver that drove you...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
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    • Price range
    • $23 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 75
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Dar Es Salaam Region >
    • Dar es Salaam
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    Response from Daniel M | Reviewed this property |
    I do not think they have apartments. Although Daniel Gordon told me they have family condos
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    "Seven floor room is top!"
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    "rooms on 8th and 9th floor (higher up, towards the end of the corridors have the best views"
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