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Al-Uruba Hotel (& other hostel recommendations)

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Al-Uruba Hotel (& other hostel recommendations)


I'm staying in Dar for a night in a couple of weeks before heading to Zanzibar.. I need somewhere not too far from both the Scandinavian Bus terminal and the Ferry Port... is this the Kivukoni or Mchafukoge terminal?

Rough Guide recommends Al-Uruba in Kariakoo, has anyone stayed there that can give me an idea of what it's like or of any other good budget options?

Also, how much should I put aside for the ferry to Zanzibar? Can you buy return tickets (I'm staying for a week)?



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1. Re: Al-Uruba Hotel (& other hostel recommendations)

Hi Tom,I've done a review on the Econo Lodge on this sight including photos to give you an idea of good budget accommodation in Dar. It's not far in walking distance really from the Ferry Port ....but I wasn't carrying any luggage & there are heaps of taxis at the front door.


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