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.

Q-Bar & Guest House

Save
Traveler (8)
Room & Suite (9)
Dining (4)
Overview
  • Excellent6%
  • Very good42%
  • Average26%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“light sleeper”(2 reviews)
“clean rooms”(4 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
3 Star Hotel
All hotel details
Rooms
May 6May 7
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from $45.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Dar es Salaam hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN_US","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","MOB_BOOKING_EMAIL_AGREE_HIDE","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_EXPRESS_BOOK","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_REVIEW_BOOKING_BUTTON","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_KIPLINGER_AWARD","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "dbffec881c4a49e199becd1debcb324d", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":982503,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[113951540],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":6,"month":5,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":7,"month":5,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":45,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"dbffec881c4a49e199becd1debcb324d","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":47,"lowestMetaPrice":45,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":47,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":47,"lowestMetaPrice":45,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":47,"hotelName":"Q-Bar & Guest House","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImRiZmZlYzg4MWM0YTQ5ZTE5OWJlY2QxZGViY2IzMjRkIiwiQUlLIjoiMjY5NzgzOWZjZmQzNDdkYmI3NTAzMjNiMjE4Y2RmZDgifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "05/06/2018", "checkOut": "05/07/2018", "lowestPrice": "$45", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"113951540":"CheapTicketsEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (91)
Filter reviews
75 results
Traveler rating
4
29
18
14
10
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
4
29
18
14
10
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsloud music playinglight sleeperclean roomsa great place to staythe air conditioningtvcocolaundrywardrobetaxis
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 75 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great spot. Noisy when there's an event on but you're staying in a pub. Plenty of prostitutes and white men chasing after them down stairs - If those things are off-putting look elsewhere but otherwise it felt very safe and clean

Thank PillowsBalconies
Response from Q-Bar, Manager at Q-Bar & Guest HouseResponded 5 days ago

Hi, Thank you so much for your review. We are very glad you had a good time and felt safe with us. We hope you will come and stay again in the near future. Regards, Q-Bar Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The guest house is a very down to earth place with a very good breakfast. The restaurant has lovely pub type food with great drinks and very vibey atmosphere. Room wise I was disappointed the bed was uncomfortable, but the room had the basics, aircon...More

Thank candice200
Response from Q-Bar, Manager at Q-Bar & Guest HouseResponded 5 days ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are in the middle of a facelift of all rooms, we hope you will able to come back and stay again. Regards,...More

Reviewed January 30, 2018

Nice clean room with hot shower, fridge, air con, etc.. Quirky & relaxed. Vibrant bar downstairs with good food. Breakfast better than many places; choice of eggs, bacon and frankfurter. Most of the staff are very polite and helpful. I prefered down stairs room because...More

Thank Andy H
Response from Q-Bar, Manager at Q-Bar & Guest HouseResponded March 3, 2018

Hi, Thank you so much for your review. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you come back and visit soon again. Thank you, Q-Bar Team

Reviewed December 27, 2017

I have been a loyal customer at the Q-Bar over the last 13 years on my visits to Dar es Salaam. It used to be an amazing place which was busy with al sorts of different people and the food and drinks were really good...More

Thank Mzungu1986
Response from Q-Bar, Manager at Q-Bar & Guest HouseResponded March 3, 2018

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you came back to try us again. Sorry you did not have a good evening. We do not normally have a DJ on Friday's, it was a one off for a...More

Reviewed July 8, 2017

We just stayed one night before having to head to the airport. The rooms probably were really nice around 10 years ago - the wooden doors in the rooms are amazing including the wardrobe. But that's about it. The bed sheets were clean, so that...More

Thank Pharas
Response from Q-Bar, Receptionschef at Q-Bar & Guest HouseResponded July 12, 2017

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are happy you were comfortable. We are currently upgrading all the rooms so we hope you will come back soon again to see what we have done. Regards, Q-Bar Team

View more reviews
Most Booked Properties in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
See all 99 hotels in Dar es SalaamSee all
About
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
$15 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
$15 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveler (8)
Room & Suite (9)
Dining (4)
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Q-Bar & Guest House staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"Lower floor is good R1-6"
Read review
"Do not stay in the bigger rooms facing the entrance of the hotel!"
Read review
"The big rooms are away from the bar. The cheap rooms are for those who want to enjoy the bar, with live music..."
Read review
"they are all noisy - take ear plugs"
Read review
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