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4 reviews
Guests rated this property 2.8/5 for cleanliness.


  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free parking
  • Air conditioning



Popular LocationSt Joseph's Cathedral10 min walk
Popular LocationZanzibar Ferry Terminal11 min walk
Popular LocationKariakoo Market14 min walk
AirportDar es Salaam (DAR-Julius Nyerere Intl.)9 min drive

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  • Deluxe Double Room

    Room amenities

    • 194 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Single Beds
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  • Standard Single Room, 1 Bedroom

    Room amenities

    • 204 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Double Bed
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About this area

Dar es Salaam

Located in Dar es Salaam, Durban Hotel is by the ocean. National Museum of Tanzania and Little Theatre are cultural highlights, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Kariakoo Market and Mlimani City.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • St Joseph's Cathedral - 10 min walk
  • Zanzibar Ferry Terminal - 11 min walk
  • Kariakoo Market - 14 min walk
  • Dar es Salaam International Conference Centre - 16 min walk
  • Julius Nyerere International Conference Centre - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Dar Es Salaam Central Station - 3 min walk
  • Dar es Salaam (DAR-Julius Nyerere Intl.) - 9 min drive


  • Restaurant — 1 min walk

About this property

Durban Hotel

3-star Dar es Salaam hotel in Mchafukoge, near St Joseph's Cathedral
Along with a restaurant, this hotel has a fitness centre and a coffee shop/café. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a 24-hour business centre, a meeting room and concierge services. All 64 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and room service. LED TVs come with cable channels, and other amenities that guests will find include free newspapers and ironing boards.
Durban Hotel offers 64 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with free newspapers and complimentary slippers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. 42-inch LED televisions come with cable channels.
Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

Free continental breakfast available daily 5 AM–10 AM
1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
Room service available

Things to do

Fitness centre

Family friendly

Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
Dry-cleaning service


Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken


Business services

24-hour business centre
1 meeting room


BBQ grill(s)
Picnic area


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Assistive listening devices available
Braille signage
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
TV in reception

Room amenities


Air conditioning
Blackout drapes/curtains


Free toiletries
Shower/bathtub combination


42-inch LED TV
TV channels


Free newspapers
Individually decorated
Individually furnished
Iron/ironing board



Check-in between 6 AM and 4 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 4 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Diners ClubMastercardAmerican ExpressVisa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 40 per vehicle (roundtrip)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Durban Hotel Hotel
Durban Hotel Dar es Salaam
Durban Hotel Hotel Dar es Salaam

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Durban Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Durban Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Durban Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 6 AM to 4 PM.
What time is check-out at Durban Hotel?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Does this hotel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of USD 40 per vehicle, roundtrip, applies.
Where is this property located?
Located in Mchafukoge, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of St Joseph's Cathedral and Kariakoo Market. National Museum of Tanzania and Port of Dar es Salaam are also within 2 mi (3 km). Dar Es Salaam Central Station is only a 3-minute walk.

Guest reviews

Guest rating
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition


  • Disliked: Property conditions & facilities, room comfort

marginal breakfast. really good chicken curry supper. paperwork was a bit cumbersome. hotel was hard for all our taxi drivers to find. dreary looking from outside. small roooms.

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2018

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Good location and price

Good location and price. Room was clean and comfortable. Elevator in hotel. Breakfast is good/free.

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2018


  • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Bad hotel

The reservation with Hote.com is not observed. Hotel.com must be responsible for that. The payment must with Hotel.com should be refunded.

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019


  • Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Pas sympathique

Les hôtesses d Acceuil ne sont pas du tout sympathique. Malgré la preuve du mail du paiement de l hôtel ils ont bloqué la cousine, il fallait que j aille régler l hôtel en espèce.

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2018