Dar es Salaam 2017: Best of Tanzania Tourism

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Dar es Salaam is the largest city in Tanzania. Arabic for the abode of peace, Dar city is Tanzania’s hub for fashion, music, film and arts; city of the creatives if you may. In addition, Dar es Salaam is also the central point for tourists visiting Tanzania for the parks and beaches.

Visit Dar and enjoy tropical beach weather at the Msasani Peninsula and fun activities like snorkelling, swimming and sunbathing at the Dar es Salaam Marine Reserve. Dar also has parts of the National Museum of Tanzania that show case anthropological pieces and different Tanzanian ethnic groups. Let the kids learn about the evolution of man and the cultural ways of the Tanzanian people as you buy artistic tinga tinga paintings to furnish your house.

Listed below are recommended places you should stay at while on safari in Dar.

1. 5 Star Hotels in Dar es Salaam

5 star hotels in Dar are numerous seeing as the city is the business hub in Tanzania. These luxury hotels feature a variety of services like concierge, valet, airport pick up, fitness and wellness centres. Most of the 5 star hotels in Dar es Salaam feature presidential suites and can host world leaders and shakers. A perfect example is the Serena Hotel Dar es Salaam. Located next to a golf course and the Gymkhana Club, this hotel offers amazing views of the Indian Ocean and top notch treatment for its customers.

Serena Hotel Dar es Salaam

Serena Hotel Dar es Salaam

2. Dar es Salaam Airport Hotels

If you are visiting Dar for a conference or a business meeting, we would advice that you book yourself or your team into one of the airport hotels in Dar. Their proximity to the airport makes them easily accessible to their guests, giving them more time to heal the jet lag and prepare for their meetings the next day. In addition, approximately all Dar airport hotels provide free airport shuttle services. Check out the Peacock Hotel City Centre which is located 10km from Julius Nyerere International Airport.

Peacock Hotel Dar es Salaam

Peacock Hotel Dar es Salaam

3. Dar es Salaam Beach Resorts

Hotels in Dar es Salaam located along the beach are situated in the affluent Msasani Peninsula and Kigamboni. These hotels attract guests touring Dar mostly for leisure. Most of these resorts are ocean front properties allowing guests unlimited access to the white sandy beaches fringed with palm trees. Dar beach resorts range from high end luxurious beach resorts to budget friendly resorts. Hotel White Sands Resort is an example of a Dar es Salaam beach resort. It is situated on a private beach front on Jangwani Beach.

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Hotel White Sands, Dar

4. Cheap Hotels in Dar es Salaam

Tanzania also has amazing budget friendly places to stay at in Dar es Salaam. Though cheap, these hotels and lodges offer great service and are equipped with basic modern facilities. These budget friendly lodges are also located close to the country’s famous landmarks such as Coco Beach and the National Museum of Tanzania. Sawe Hotel is the perfect place to stay with friends while travelling on a budget to Dar. It is situated along Morogoro Road and has free wifi available through out the premises.

Room at Sawe Hotel, Dar

Room at Sawe Hotel, Dar

Check out different varieties of hotels in Dar es Salaam on Jumia Travel as you plan to travel to Dar. Compare photos, rates and reviews and enjoy the option to book now and pay later for most of these hotels.

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