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Top tips for finding Dar Es Salaam hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Dar Es Salaam, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Dar Es Salaam in March and January.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Dar Es Salaam if you stay on a Wednesday. The opposite is true for, Tuesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 33 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Dar Es Salaam hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Dar Es Salaam found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $20, while the most expensive was $163.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Dar Es Salaam for 3 days.
  • If you are looking for accommodation that is best suited to English-speaking travellers, perhaps consider booking into one of the private luxury apartments in the Masaki region or a hotel in Oyster Bay, as they see the most tourists and the neighbourhoods are geared towards English. Perhaps try the Azure Villas at less than a mile from the two main beach strips?
  • If you are in Dar es Salaam for work and want to remain central, consider booking into accommodation that puts you in the heart of the business district. Perhaps consider The Chelsea Hotel, which is within walking distance of the Kariakoo Market and St Joseph’s Cathedral right in the city? The Golden Tulip City Centre Hotel is also a quick a 5-minute walk from Askari Monument and Atiman House, which will put you in the heart of Dar es Salaam.
  • If you are in transit in Dar es Salaam you could benefit from staying close to Julius Nyerere International Airport, which would work well for Seashells Millennium Hotel, less than 8 miles away with Msasani Bay Beach on your doorstep. Another choice is Airport Transit Lodges, less than half a mile from the airport with complementary shuttles to the airport.
  • Gym enthusiasts can keep up their workout routine when booking into the Peninsula Hotel, Tiffany Diamond Hotel, or the Golden Tulip City Centre Hotel. All offer great gym facilities that include swimming pools, weight machines, and a cardio circuit. The Colosseum Hotel and Fitness Club is even more dedicated to health with more amenities and a world-class enormous gym and pool.
  • When looking for a beach-nestled getaway in Tanzania you will have some great accommodation options that will place you near the water’s edge. Azure Boutique Resort is situated less than a mile from Jangwani Beach and Mbudya Island or the five-star Ledger Plaza is situated right on the beachfront of Bahari Beach with a luxurious stay to boot.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Dar Es Salaam

  • Which hotels in Dar es Salaam offer in-house dining?

    There are several hotels where you can get great restaurants inside your accommodation over and above bed and breakfast. Perhaps try the Ledger Plaza, which offers a la carte dining in a comprehensive restaurant, as does the Seashells Millennium Hotel. Another good choice for in-house dining is The Cora Beach Hotel.

  • Can I get free parking for my car hire at my accommodation in Dar es Salaam?

    Most of the hotels, apartments, and bed and breakfasts in Dar es Salaam do offer free parking facilities to guests, with larger establishments such as the Jaromax Palace Hotel and The Hyatt all having on-site parking, as well as being high-end luxury hotels with gyms, pools and fine dining for your convenience.

  • Where can I find a tropical beach resort in Dar es Salaam?

    When looking for that idyllic getaway of beach-side relaxation with deep blue seas, consider accommodation such as the Landmark Mbezi Beach Resort right on the shore of Mbezi Beach, with the warm Indian Ocean at your doorstep. The Ledger Paza on Bahari Beach also provides full beachside luxury with complete resort-style amenities.

  • Can I hold a business conference at my hotel in Dar es Salaam?

    There are several larger hotels that do offer business conference centres with all the appropriate technology. Consider the Tiffany Diamond Hotel, Peninsula Hotel and the Colosseum Hotel and Fitness Club and hold business meetings or conferences with confidence.

  • What are the best hotels near Kariakoo Market?

    If you are looking for a hotel close to Kariakoo Market, you should consider staying at Chelsea Hotel, Hong Kong Hotel and Sophia Hotel, as they are the most recommended by KAYAK users.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Dar Es Salaam?

    The average price of a double room in Dar Es Salaam is $123, but it varies considerably depending on location, facilities, and seasonality. In the last 3 days, KAYAK users have found double rooms for as cheap as $17.

  • How much is a hotel in Dar Es Salaam for tonight?

    In the last 3 hours, users have found Dar Es Salaam hotels for tonight for as low as $17. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $20 and 4-star hotels from $39.

  • How much is a hotel in Dar Es Salaam for this weekend?

    KAYAK users found 3-star hotel rooms in Dar Es Salaam for this weekend from $25 and 4-star hotel rooms from $76. The cheapest room in Dar Es Salaam for the same date was $25 per night.

  • Which freebies do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in Dar Es Salaam?

    KAYAK users look for a hotel in Dar Es Salaam with free breakfast or free airport shuttle. Hotels with free breakfast in Dar Es Salaam include Aura Suites and Haika Home Lodge.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Dar Es Salaam?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Dar Es Salaam districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Dar Es Salaam city center.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Dar Es Salaam hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Dar Es Salaam that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Hotel Slipway, Sleep Inn Hotel Kariakoo and Tiffany Diamond Hotels Ltd.

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