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Featured Hostels in Dar es Salaam

YWCA Hostel
Azikiwe / Ghana Avenue, Kivukoni, Dar es Salaam
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Located in Kivukoni, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Dar es Salaam International Conference Centre, Askari Monument and Azania Front Lutheran Church. ...

YWCA Hostel
L & J Modern Backpackers
2 out of 5
Warioba street, Dar es Salaam, Dar es salaam
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The price is £13 per night

Located in Mikocheni, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Msasani Bay Beach, Lugalo Golf Course and Mwenge Carvers Market. Makumbusho Village and Mlimani ...

L & J Modern Backpackers
Saadani Tourist Center - Hostel
2 out of 5
Kona Street off Msikitini Street, Dar es Salaam
The price is £26 per night

Located in Mikocheni, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Msasani Bay Beach and Mwenge Carvers Market. Lugalo Golf Course and Mlimani City are also within ...

4.1/5Very Good! (7 reviews)

"good memories, my friend chikungunya and my friend Masai"…"

Reviewed on 19 Nov 2018

Saadani Tourist Center - Hostel
Hunch Backpackers Hostel
2 out of 5
80 Kinondoni Road, Dar es Salaam
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Situated in Dar es Salaam, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Little Theatre, Nyumba ya Sanaa and Dar es Salaam International Conference Centre. Julius ...

5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Best place to stay in Dar!

"I arrived at the hostel in the morning and they kindly let me check in as there was a bed available. All of the staffs were very kind and willing to help me. The room was very spacious, clean and had nice air-conditioning throughout the day. They had nice rooftop where you can talk with your friends, ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Jan 2018

Hunch Backpackers Hostel
JJ&JE Family House
2 out of 5
Kipawa, Near J.K.Nyerere Airport, Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salam
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Situated near the airport, this hostel is within 6 miles (10 km) of Tanzania National Stadium, Ilala Market and Uhuru Monument. Kariakoo Market and St Joseph's ...

JJ&JE Family House
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Colosseum Hotel & Fitness Club
Colosseum Hotel & Fitness Club
3 out of 5
79 Haille Selassie Road, Dar es Salaam
The price is £64 per night
3.8/5Good! (95 reviews)
Excellent Choice!

"Overall this is my new favorite hotel in Dar es Salaam! Large, clean, comfortable rooms, good WiFi even in the rooms,which isn’t always the case, very good food with a lot of creative western style options, welcome cocktails at the bar, and friendly service. Espresso maker with free caffe latte at ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

Colosseum Hotel & Fitness Club
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 £185 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (117 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 4 Mar 2020

Hyatt Regency Dar Es Salaam, The Kilimanjaro
Hotel Slipway
Hotel Slipway
4 out of 5
Slipway Road, Msasani, Dar es Salaam
The price is £109 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (126 reviews)

"Location and ambiance. Security. Homely feeling. Neighbouring other recreations and transport."…"

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2019

Hotel Slipway
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.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Dar es Salaam?
If you’re looking for somewhere affordable to stay in Dar es Salaam, a hostel in town could be a great choice for you. Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save more for sightseeing. The sea views create an appealing natural setting, and you can enjoy attractions like the waterfront.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in quite a few forms, but all of them have a few things in common, including budget-friendly prices, a social setting and shared rooms (though many have private options too).
What are the best hostels in Dar es Salaam?
Ready to find a hostel in town? These top picks get the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to look first: L & J Modern Backpackers - You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with towels, showers and linens. Saadani Tourist Center - Hostel - Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. You’ll find towels, showers and free toiletries in all rooms. Hunch Backpackers Hostel - Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. JJ&JE Family House - Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. You’ll find towels, showers and linens in all rooms.
What's the seasonal weather in Dar es Salaam?
Good weather’s always better when you’re experiencing new places, so here’s some information that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually February and March, with an average temperature of 27°C, while the coldest months are July and August, with an average of 24°C. Average annual rainfall for Dar es Salaam is 909 mm.
What is there to see and do in Dar es Salaam?
Depending on what you’re interested in, you might enjoy the area around Dar es Salaam. Get out into nature with places such as Pugu Hills Nature Centre, Dar es Salaam Botanical Gardens and Mbezi Beach. Cultural attractions include National Museum of Tanzania, Nyumba ya Sanaa and Makumbusho Village. Visit landmarks such as Uhuru Monument, St Joseph’s Cathedral and Askari Monument.
What's the best way to get around Dar es Salaam?
You can find the nearest airport in Dar es Salaam (DAR-Julius Nyerere Intl.), located 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from the city centre. An alternative is Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.), which is 41.9 mi (67.4 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you may want to make use of public transport. If you’re eager to see more of the surrounding area, make your way to Dar Es Salaam Central Station to take a train.

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