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Dar es SalaamTanzania

Love ocean views, monuments, and beer? Get away to Dar es Salaam!

A port, seaside views, and sights from Zanzibar Ferry Terminal to Kariakoo Market—discover it all in Dar es Salaam.

Where to stay in Dar es Salaam

One of the larger game preserves in Tanzania, and well worth a visit. Close enough to see Kilimanjaro in the distance.

Kariakoo

4/5Very Good!(8 area reviews)

Travelers enjoy Kariakoo for its restaurants and shopping. Consider checking out Kariakoo Market while you're in the area.

Kariakoo
Visiting St. Alban's Anglican Church, Dar es Salaam

Kivukoni

4/5Very Good!(23 area reviews)

Kivukoni is noteworthy for its waterfront views, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Zanzibar Ferry Terminal and Dar es Salaam Botanical Gardens.

Kivukoni
Outside IST Clinic in Dar es salaam, Masaki

Oyster Bay

4/5Very Good!(17 area reviews)

Oyster Bay is noteworthy for its restaurants, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Nyumba ya Sanaa and Little Theatre.

Oyster Bay
A nice cafe and bar overlooking the Indian Ocean

Masaki

4/5Very Good!(30 area reviews)

Seaside views and bars are notable features of Masaki. You might consider a stop by The Slipway while you're exploring the neighborhood.

Masaki
Morning hours traffic

Mchafukoge

3/5(9 area reviews)

Visitors to Mchafukoge enjoy its waterfront views, and if you want to do some exploring, Uhuru Monument is worth a stop.

Mchafukoge
Pugu Hills for a Dar Daytrip.

The centre runs hikes, they also do tasty food when you've walked-up an appetite. Plus great views over the city.

Mbezi

You might make a stop by Pugu Hills Nature Centre while you're exploring Mbezi.

Mbezi

Top Hotels in Dar es Salaam

Hyatt Regency Dar Es Salaam, The Kilimanjaro
Hyatt Regency Dar Es Salaam, The Kilimanjaro
5 out of 5
Kivukoni Street, P O Box 9574, Dar es Salaam
The price is $173 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29

Located in Kivukoni, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Azania Front Lutheran Church, Atiman House, and Askari Monument. St Joseph's Cathedral and ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (117 reviews)

"Very nice hotel and kind staff. Breakfast was amazing."…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

Hyatt Regency Dar Es Salaam, The Kilimanjaro
Sea Cliff Hotel
Sea Cliff Hotel
4.5 out of 5
Toure Drive, Msasani Peninsula, Dar es Salaam
The price is $146 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29

Located in Masaki, this beachfront hotel is in the city center, 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from The Slipway, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Msasani Bay Beach and Lugalo Golf ...

4/5Very Good! (62 reviews)

"The workers and the staff. They are so friendly and helpful"…"

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2020

Sea Cliff Hotel
Dar Es Salaam Serena Hotel
Dar Es Salaam Serena Hotel
5 out of 5
Ohio Street, Dar es Salaam
Free Cancellation
The price is $174 per night from Nov 10 to Nov 11

Located in Kivukoni, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Dar es Salaam International Conference Centre, Julius Nyerere International Conference Centre, ...

4.1/5Very Good! (206 reviews)

"The food was excellent, and the property location was great."…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

Dar Es Salaam Serena Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Dar es Salaam

Luxury Residence with Ocean View in Masaki
Luxury Residence with Ocean View in Masaki
4 out of 5
Haile Selassie Rd, Dar es Salaam
The price is $85 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3

Located in Oyster Bay, this apartment building is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Little Theatre and within 6 mi (10 km) of Kariakoo Market and Kivukoni Fish Market. St ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (7 reviews)
ery convenient

"In a tower block with good views, close to all clubs and restaurants"…"

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Luxury Residence with Ocean View in Masaki
Sea Cliff Court
Sea Cliff Court
4 out of 5
Off Haile Selassie Road, Msasani Peninsula, Dar es Salaam
The price is $103 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29

Located in Masaki, this aparthotel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from The Slipway and within 6 mi (10 km) of Julius Nyerere International Conference Centre and Mwenge Carvers ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)

"Was nice 100%"…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Sea Cliff Court
Kichangani Beach house
Kichangani Beach house
3 out of 5
Somangira, Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam
The price is $127 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29

Offering direct access to the beach, this Dar es Salaam vacation home is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Changani Beach and within 16 mi (25 km) of Kipepeo Beach and Kijiji ...

Kichangani Beach house
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Dar es Salaam

Coco Beach
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Coco Beach

3.5/5(30 reviews)

If a restful vacation is part of your travel plans, Coco Beach might be the perfect place to seek out during your trip to Dar es Salaam. While you're here, you can savor the top-notch restaurants.

The Slipway
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The Slipway

4/5(22 reviews)

During your visit to Msasani Peninsula, you can do some window-shopping at The Slipway. Stroll along the area's beautiful beaches, or simply savor its top-notch restaurants.

Top things to do in Dar es Salaam

Bagamoyo & Ruins Full-Day Tour
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Bagamoyo & Ruins Full-Day Tour

$330
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Zanzibar Full-Day Excursion
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Zanzibar Full-Day Excursion

$626
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Spices & Stone Town Tour in Zanzibar
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Spices & Stone Town Tour in Zanzibar

$75
Per adult
74% of travellers recommend
Dar es Salaam Half-Day City Tour
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Dar es Salaam Half-Day City Tour

$187
Per adult
Vacation Photographer in Dar es Salaam
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Vacation Photographer in Dar es Salaam

$250
Per adult
Day Trip in Mikumi National Park
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Day Trip in Mikumi National Park

$667
Per adult

Reviews of Dar es Salaam

3.9

Guest rating

5 - Excellent
29
5 - Excellent 22.48062015503876%
4 - Good
66
4 - Good 51.16279069767442%
3 - Okay
26
3 - Okay 20.155038759689923%
2 - Disappointing
7
2 - Disappointing 5.426356589147287%
1 - Terrible
1
1 - Terrible 0.7751937984496124%

2/5 - Disappointing

Verified traveler

Mar 25, 2020

No Attractions + The famous Coco Beach & Oyster Bay is not V.G.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Jan 20, 2020

Colorful and dynamic but not much to do for tourists, academics, or business people.

5/5 - Excellent

Sola

Dec 30, 2019

You will not be able to do everything

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Oct 31, 2019

I live there

3/5 - Okay

J

Sep 6, 2019

Try to go in a group, organize day trips, go for the outdoors and explore.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Aug 26, 2019

It is a busy city!

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