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Top 10 Beach Hotels in Dar es Salaam

Protea Hotel by Marriott Dar es Salaam Amani Beach
3 out of 5
Kigamboni, Temeke, Dar es Salaam
The price is £143 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (71 reviews)
A Quiet and Family-Friendly Beach Hotel

"I stayed at the Marriot Amani Beach for a week at the end of September, and was very impressed. The property consists of 10 bungalows set in extensive gardens, facing onto a private beach. The bungalows are lovely and very well-maintained, with a place to sit out and a hammock if you don't want to ..."…"

Reviewed on 30 Sep 2019

Protea Hotel by Marriott Dar es Salaam Amani Beach
Hotel Slipway
4 out of 5
Slipway Road, Msasani, Dar es Salaam
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
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
Southern Sun Dar es Salaam
4 out of 5
1 Garden Avenue, PO Box 80022, Dar es Salaam
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4.2/5Excellent! (104 reviews)

"very accommodating staff. Great pool and garden. Great bed. Delicious breakfast . Super clean"…"

Reviewed on 14 Feb 2020

Southern Sun Dar es Salaam
Ramada Resort by Wyndham Dar es Salaam
4 out of 5
170 - 171 Africana Road, Jangwani Beach, Dar es Salaam
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £115 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (138 reviews)

"We had a longer than usual stay at this hotel. It was very close to my friends family home. This was the reason we chose it. The pool was lovely but our friends had to pay $20 each for everyday they wanted to come to the pool and hang out with us. I understand a charge for guests at the pool but ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

Ramada Resort by Wyndham Dar es Salaam
Mediterraneo Hotel & Restaurant
3 out of 5
Tuari Road, Kawe Beach, Dar es Salaam
The price is £72 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (178 reviews)

"I have stayed at M many times and was happy to see they upgraded the gym and added a nice spa."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jan 2020

Mediterraneo Hotel & Restaurant
DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam - Oyster Bay
4 out of 5
Slipway Road Msasani Peninsular, Dar es Salaam
The price is £109 per night
4/5Very Good! (198 reviews)
Fab location, incredible staff, great experience

"This was a short business trip and the hotel was perfectly located for most of the offices I needed to visit. The staff were so helpful and thoughtful (they genuinely remembered my name and preferences!) - the hotel has a wonderful atmosphere. It was a very pleasant experience."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam - Oyster Bay
Best Western Plus Peninsula Hotel
4 out of 5
Haille Sellasie Road, Oysterbay - Masaki, Dar es Salaam
The price is £76 per night
4/5Very Good! (84 reviews)

"The hospitality and services all awesome . The food is value for money.. Just wished they have a swimming pool . I love swimming"…"

Reviewed on 6 Jan 2020

Best Western Plus Peninsula Hotel
Best Western Coral Beach Hotel
4 out of 5
Plot 956/1412, Coral Lane, Masaki, Msasani Peninsula, Kinondoni Dist., Dar es Salaam, Kinondoni
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £115 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (173 reviews)

"Rooms were nice and great food at the restaurant. Awesome sunsets"…"

Reviewed on 21 Nov 2019

Best Western Coral Beach Hotel
White Sands Resort & Conference Centre
4 out of 5
Africana Road, Jangwani Beach, Dar es Salaam
The price is £113 per night
3.9/5Good! (70 reviews)

"Pros: Great location, good view from room. Facility is very nice. Food was good. Cons: Issues with the room. Toilet not flushing well, air conditioner had problems. Holes in mosquito net."…"

Reviewed on 25 Jun 2019

White Sands Resort & Conference Centre
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
Ledger Plaza Bahari Beach
5 out of 5
Kunduchi MTomgani Road, Kawe, Dar es Salaam
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3.7/5Good! (26 reviews)
Excellent resort

"We stayed at Ledger plaza bahari beach hotel for 15 nights n we had a great time...... It's a total African theme place n food is awesome....."…"

Reviewed on 13 Oct 2016

Ledger Plaza Bahari Beach
Kunduchi Beach Hotel And Resort
4 out of 5
Off. Bagamoyo Road, Nr. Mtongani, Kunduchi, Dar es Salaam
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3.5/5Good! (53 reviews)

"The check-in was not pleasant at all we were provided with normal room and we had paid for Deluxe Balcony sea Facing . We had to complain"…"

Reviewed on 14 Jan 2019

Kunduchi Beach Hotel And Resort
Seascape Hotel
4 out of 5
102/103 Africana Road, Jangwani Beach Area, Dar es Salaam
The price is £193 per night
3.5/5Good! (44 reviews)
Very Clean, Best Customer Service, Very Affordable

"Very clean, big rooms, beautiful, sea-breeze and quiet area. I will recommend anyone visiting Dar es Salaam to stay here. The price is good. Customer service is amazing and professional"…"

Reviewed on 30 Sep 2019

Seascape Hotel
Amverton Bay View
4.5 out of 5
104 Jitegemee Street, Msasani Village, Dar es Salaam
The price is £62 per night
3.5/5Good! (10 reviews)
Huge potential bad execution !

"This is not a hotel ! The flats are huge inside very nicely finished !! Make sure the AC's work well , mine did not work well in the main bedroom and noisy in the middle of the knight! Bathrooms are huge and work well !! The care taker is not a nice person at all and does not explain everything nicely ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Jan 2020

Amverton Bay View
Hotel South Beach Resort
3 out of 5
Kigamboni, P. O. Box 3034, Dar es Salaam
The price is £60 per night
3.3/5 (30 reviews)
Not worth it

"The picture of the Hotel they have on the website is misleading: the beach is not directly in from of the hotel: you must walk 200m or so, passing in the swimmingpool area first (so no sand close to the hotel). The food and anything else is extremely overpriced compared to its value. Surprisingly ..."…"

Reviewed on 29 Jul 2016

Hotel South Beach Resort
The Beach Comber Hotel & Resort
3 out of 5
Jangwani Beach, Dar es Salaam
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3.1/5 (10 reviews)
Good hotel nice staff good food

"Hotel is nice and easy going. Staff very friendly and helpful"…"

Reviewed on 12 May 2017

The Beach Comber Hotel & Resort
Cross Way Executive Hotel - CWE
3 out of 5
Buguruni Malapa, Dar es Salaam
The price is £32 per night
1/5 (1 review)

"It is definitely not a hotel facility. Toilet was broken(someone already used the toilet but it was broken so you guess what happened), shower was completely broken, no mosquito net, and no toiletries. No internet, didn't get breakfast. They charged $20USD for oneway pick up service which is more ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct 2018

Cross Way Executive Hotel - CWE
Baobab Hotel Apartment By Zakinn
3 out of 5
191 Mwai Kibaki Road, Dar es Salaam
The price is £103 per night
Baobab Hotel Apartment By Zakinn
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Beach Hotels in Dar es Salaam

Find a great place to stay in Dar es Salaam, which has a lot to offer the traveller looking to book a beach holiday. With 41 beach hotels and other accommodation options to pick from in this seaside destination, it's a breeze to find one that meets your needs.

As you search for a place to stay by the beach in Dar es Salaam, you might be interested in these top-rated hotels with positive customer reviews.

Best Western Coral Beach Hotel - 4-star hotel on a private beach. It features an outdoor pool, free English breakfast and a beach bar. Guests love the pool and walkable location.

Protea Hotel by Marriott Dar es Salaam Amani Beach - 3-star hotel on a private beach. Our travellers recommend its beach location and pool. This hotel boasts free full breakfast, 2 restaurants and free WiFi. Activities include hiking trails.

The Beach Comber Hotel & Resort - 3-star hotel on the beach. It offers an outdoor pool, free breakfast and a beach bar. Activities include boat tours.

Amverton Bay View - 4.5-star luxury aparthotel on the beach. It features an outdoor pool, free WiFi and free parking. Activities include boat tours. Guests love the beach location and pool.

Baobab Hotel Apartment By Zakinn - 3-star apartment near the beach. This apartment boasts free WiFi, free parking and in-room fridges.

Planning Your Trip to Dar es Salaam

Curious about the best time to visit? These temperature and rainfall averages will give you an idea of the local weather.

  • Hottest months: March, February, December and January, with an average temperature of 31°F
  • Coldest months: August, July, September and June, with an average temperature of 19°F
  • Driest months: August, July, September and November, with an average rainfall of 1.25 inches
  • Rainiest months: April, May, March and December, with an average rainfall of 6.50 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Dar es Salaam

After arriving and settling in at your hotel, you might want to venture out and explore everything Dar es Salaam has to offer. Discover a variety of local attractions, which include Uhuru Monument and St Joseph's Cathedral. Other things to see and do in the area are Atiman House and Askari Monument. Visitors also enjoy Dar es Salaam for its:
  • Cycling
  • Seafood
  • Boating
  • Breweries
  • Skyscrapers

Getting around Dar es Salaam

If you're looking to fly to Dar es Salaam, the closest major airport is in Dar es Salaam (DAR-Julius Nyerere Intl.), located 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from the city centre. If you want to venture outside of the area, hop aboard a train at Dar Es Salaam Central Station. You can cross the water in a ferry from the local port.

Frequently asked questions

What is Dar es Salaam like for travellers who love the beach?
Book a great place to stay in Dar es Salaam, which has a lot to offer the traveller planning a beach getaway. This seaside destination has 38 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it’s easy to find one that works for you.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Dar es Salaam?
Colosseum Hotel & Fitness Club is a top 4-star beachfront hotel with an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other good options for your stay near the beach include Ledger Plaza Bahari Beach and Protea Hotel by Marriott Dar es Salaam Amani Beach. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Mbezi Beach or Changani Beach.
What's the seasonal weather like in Dar es Salaam?
If you’re wondering about the best time to visit, here’s what you can expect from the local weather: 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 around Dar es Salaam?
After checking into your accommodation of choice, you’ll probably want to venture out and explore. If you’re eager to check out the beaches, head to Mbezi Beach or Changani Beach for some relaxation by the water. Make time for a range of local attractions, which include Zanzibar Ferry Terminal and Kariakoo Market. Other things to see and do in the area are Port of Dar es Salaam and Tanzania National Stadium.
What's the best way to get around Dar es Salaam?
The closest major airport is in Dar es Salaam (DAR-Julius Nyerere Intl.), located 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from the city centre. To venture out into the surrounding area, take a train from Dar Es Salaam Central Station. You can catch a ferry to see more of the region.

Top 10 Beach Hotels in Dar es Salaam

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