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    Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort

    Africana Road | Jangwani Beach, Dar es Salaam 3030, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent34%
    • Very good40%
    • Average12%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible8%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness center
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    Wheelchair access
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    Private Balcony
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    1 - 5 of 304 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    To the point the rooms needs upgrading/ renovations. Old looking and small space rooms and don't mention the bathrooms. Stayed with my husband and for 2 nights but I regretted it alot. The staff are good but the locks, closet door, outside light don't work....More

    Thank Hudda N
    Response from Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Hudda N, Thank you for staying at Hotel White sands and for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. As a 20 year old property we pride ourselves in ensuring that regular works are done on the quiet periods and would like to...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We booked this accommodation to end our honeymoon, we were hoping for a relaxing two days, and to be fair the view was outstanding and we got an ocean view room as asked but there were a few issues that I feel I have to...More

    1  Thank Aoife M
    Response from Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Aoife M, Thank you for staying at Hotel White Sands and for taking the time to review us on TripADvisor regarding your stay. As it is known traffic is normally a problem in most major cities around the world, especially if you arrive around...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The staff at the White Sands were great and very helpful. However, the hotel rooms could do with an upgrade. I had to change rooms as the shower was not working in the first room allocated to me. the food was good with some variety....More

    Thank 202kaem
    Response from Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear 202kaem, Thank you for staying at Hotel White Sands and for taking the opportunity to review us on Tripadvisor, we appreciate the observation and we will work on them. and furthermore I am also happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us....More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Nice hotel. Very comfortable. Friendly stuff. Lots of weddings happening Fridays and Saturdays. Very clean pool area and beach area. The food was very tasty but the breakfast was too minimal. But that seems like the standard in Tanzania. Nice breeze from the ocean The...More

    Thank Mbuyaaaa
    Response from Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear MBuyaa, Thank you for staying at Hotel White Sands and for taking the opportunity to review us on TripAdvisor. I am happy to know that you had a wonderful time with us and enjoyed the services provided. Perhaps next time you could also visit...More

    Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

    The hotel area and view of the ocean are beautiful. Food at the buffet was expensive, but decent. It cost about 20 UDS just for entrance for my family, which doesn't include any food or drinks. I was really disappointed to find such a filthy...More

    Thank Amy35394
    Response from Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach ResortResponded July 17, 2017

    Dear Amy35394, Thank you for visiting the Hotel and for giving us feedback on your visit. Our entrance fee is 9 USD on Weekdays and 22 USD on Sundays which includes a buffet lunch. I would like to thank you for your observation regarding the...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • $115 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Romantic Hotel in Dar es Salaam
    • #5 On the Beach Hotel in Dar es Salaam
    • #5 Business Hotel in Dar es Salaam
    • #9 Luxury Hotel in Dar es Salaam
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 146
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Dar Es Salaam Region >
    • Dar es Salaam
    • Also Known As
    • White Sands Hotel And Dar Es Salaam
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    bignosebruce
    May 20, 2017|
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    Response from Andrew W | Reviewed this property |
    Just as has been said, generally there no big difference. You are better of asking the hotel to pick you up it is part of what they offer. Enjoy your stay.
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    August 5, 2016|
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    Response from Zoi M | Reviewed this property |
    I was able to use it for a 8000 entry fee and then 10000 fee for the wifi code. So yes, but not for free.
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    Bill H
    November 29, 2015|
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    Response from Steve A | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Bill taxi transfer from the airport to the hotel is between USD $35_40. Depending on your negotiation skills. You can pay in dollars or Tanzanian Shillings around 40K Tanzanian Shillings. Distance one way is about 35km.
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    "Upper rooms have a better view of the ocean"
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    "The corner rooms have the best views"
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    "Sea front, balcony"
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    "smell the bedrooms to see if they are musty!!!"
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