We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
TripAdvisor
Dar es Salaam
Post
Inbox
Search

Southern Sun Dar es Salaam

Save
Garden Avenue, Dar es Salaam Tanzania
Visit hotel website
E-mail hotel
Lowest prices for your stay
Hotels.com
Booking.com
$153
View Deal
Free cancellation until 12/19/19
Agoda.com
$153
$148
View Deal
SAVE $5
TripAdvisor$153
Trip.com
Expedia.com$153
Prices are the average nightly price provided by our partners and may not include all taxes and fees. Taxes and fees that are shown are estimates only. Please see our partners for more details.
Traveler (135)
Room & Suite (46)
Videos (1)
Certificate of Excellence

About

Location
Cleanliness
Service
Value
Certificate of Excellence
Southern Sun Dar-Es-Salaam offers the best of all worlds with excellent facilities and within walking distance of the city centre. It is situated in a quiet part of town, close to the sea, next door to the Botanical Gardens and numerous diplomatic missions. The Hotel was recently awarded Silver status by the Heritage Environmental rating program in recognition of our commitment to reducing the Hotels environmental impact. A free Wi-Fi service is offered throughout the building.
Read more
Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Tennis court offsite
Nightclub / DJ
Babysitting
Secured parking
Free internet
Wifi
Public wifi
Internet
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Poolside bar
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Fax / photocopying
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
Show more
Room features
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Room service
Safe
Iron
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
Good to know
HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Value
Business
Languages Spoken
English, Swahili
Hotel links
Visit hotel website
849Reviews11Q+A95Room tips
Traveler rating
  • 360
  • 391
  • 82
  • 9
  • 7
Time of year
Traveler type
Language
  • More
Selected filters
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
Fair place.Conference toilets could be cleaned better, with detergents that have less strong smell.I reccommend the use of modern air fresheners. Kitchen staff should also stop the habbit of 'gossiping' guests during breakfast. I.e Mumbling, pointing and laughing at guests.
Read more
Review collected in partnership with Tsogo Sun Hotels
Hotel's Favorite
I regularly travel to Dar Es Salaam on business and generally always stay at the southern sun. The service and quality of this hotel is consistently excellent and all of the staff go out of their way to make your stay enjoyable. Nothing is too difficult or inconvenient for them. They take pleasure in pleasing their guests.
Read more
Review collected in partnership with Tsogo Sun Hotels
Response from Michael P, General Manager at Southern Sun Dar es Salaam
Responded Apr 5, 2019
Dear denniscZ6941ME Thank you so much for your recent visit to Southern Sun Dar es Salaam. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your wonderful comments - much appreciated. Kind regards, Michael Phillipson General Manager
Read more
I have been there for 21days my stay was very nice and enjoyable all the time. i was filling not to go away of the hotel all the time so that i can enjoy the nature of you place. East to West (SOUTHERN SUN IS THE BEST.)
Read more
Review collected in partnership with Tsogo Sun Hotels
Response from Michael P, General Manager at Southern Sun Dar es Salaam
Responded 5 days ago
Dear gcharles2019 Thank you for your lovely review of your experience at Southern Sun Dar es Salaam - much appreciated. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we all look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Michael Phillipson General Manager
Read more
I was coming to this hotel 15 years ago and nothing has changed since then. Very old style, very old furniture and smelly carpets. For 180 usd we can better deals in town. Room service was just average
Read more
Response from Michael P, General Manager at Southern Sun Dar es Salaam
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Pmigliet Thank you so much for your recent visit to Southern Sun Dar es Salaam and thank you for your valuable feedback regarding your experience with us. Please be advised the over the last 3-4 years we have extensively refurbished all Guest Rooms, added new conference and meeting facilities and refurbished the Baraza Restaurant. We would be more than happy to show you all our new facilities. We hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back to Southern Sun Dar es Salaam in the near future. Kind regards, Michael Phillipson General Manager
Read more
Great food, great service, friendly staff...furniture a bit dated it could do with a bit of facelift.. would recommend for mostly business trips as there isnt much to work with in terms of activities etc
Read more
Response from Michael P, General Manager at Southern Sun Dar es Salaam
Responded 5 days ago
Dear 914hawal Thank you so much for your recent visit to Southern Sun Dar es Salaam and thank you for your valuable feedback regarding your experience with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay overall and we look forward to welcoming you back to Southern Sun Dar es Salaam in the near future. Kind regards, Michael Phillipson General Manager
Read more
Previous
PRICE RANGE
$160 - $221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
southern sun dar es salaam hotel dar es salaam, holiday inn dar es salaam
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Holiday Inn
LOCATION
TanzaniaDar Es Salaam RegionDar es Salaam
NUMBER OF ROOMS
152
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Southern Sun Dar es Salaam
Which popular attractions are close to Southern Sun Dar es Salaam?
Nearby attractions include Kivukoni Fish Market (0.7 miles), St. Joseph Cathedral (0.7 miles), and Azania Front Lutheran Chruch (0.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Southern Sun Dar es Salaam?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Southern Sun Dar es Salaam?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Southern Sun Dar es Salaam?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Southern Sun Dar es Salaam?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Southern Sun Dar es Salaam?
Conveniently located restaurants include Akemi Revolving Restaurant, Chowpatty, and Chapan Bhog.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Southern Sun Dar es Salaam?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Does Southern Sun Dar es Salaam have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Southern Sun Dar es Salaam offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Southern Sun Dar es Salaam?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Southern Sun Dar es Salaam offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Southern Sun Dar es Salaam?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Swahili.