Dar Es Salaam

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Dar Es Salaam (Dar) is Tanzania’s largest city, – the commercial and social centre of the country with a lively and bustling character. Most international travellers fly in and out of Dar so when necessary, an overnight stay may be required for which there is a choice of good quality hotels.

We’ve checked out just about every hotel and guesthouse and the best two options are Dar Southern Sun and Kempinski Hotel.

If travelling to/from Zanzibar, we recommend heading straight to either Stone Town or direct to your lodge. The flight is a very short hop add there are several internal flights a day. The journey time into Dar can sometimes be very long and tedious so we recommend avoiding it if you can.

(By the way, Dar es Salaam, whilst being the largest city in Tanzania, is not the capital. The capital is Dodoma, right in the centre of the country).

City Hotel

Hyatt Regency

Situated in the city centre, this eight-storey luxury hotel, with 180 rooms and suites, is an urban resort complex on the seafront of D...

S&B Rating:
$125 Per person, per night  
Hyatt Regency

Southern Sun

The Southern Sun (formerly Holiday Inn) in Dar Es Salaam offers well appointed accommodation within walking distance of the central dis...

S&B Rating:
$150 Per person, per night  
Southern Sun

The Oyster Bay

The Oyster Bay is like staying with friends, a beautiful large home and garden with eight luxurious ocean facing guest suites, spacious...

S&B Rating:
$450 Per person, per night  
The Oyster Bay

The Slipway

The Slipway lies 7km from Dar city centre on the Msasani peninsula overlooking Msasani Bay and Indian Ocean beyond....

S&B Rating:
$75 Per person, per night  
The Slipway

The Slipway

Tanzania, Dar Es Salaam

Southern Sun

Tanzania, Dar Es Salaam

Hyatt Regency

Tanzania, Dar Es Salaam

The Oyster Bay

Tanzania, Dar Es Salaam

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