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Overview of Hotel Slipway

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On the beach, white sand, scuba diving, beach bar
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk

Hotel Slipway

4 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Explore the area

    Popular LocationThe Slipway1 min walk
    Popular LocationMsasani Bay Beach5 min drive
    Popular LocationNyumba ya Sanaa12 min drive
    AirportDar es Salaam (DAR-Julius Nyerere Intl.)41 min drive

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Executive Double Room

3.8/5 guest room rating
  • 344 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed

Executive Suite, Sea View

No guest room rating
  • 646 sq ft
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed

Executive Suite

  • 646 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed

Executive Double Room, Sea View

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • 344 sq ft
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed OR 1 Double Sofa Bed

Standard Double Room

No guest room rating
  • 301 sq ft
  • Beach view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

About this area

Dar es Salaam

Located in Dar es Salaam, Hotel Slipway is on the beach. Little Theatre and Makumbusho Village are cultural highlights, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit The Slipway and Kariakoo Market. Take the opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as snorkelling.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • The Slipway - 1 min walk
  • Msasani Bay Beach - 5 min drive
  • Nyumba ya Sanaa - 12 min drive
  • Little Theatre - 12 min drive
  • Makumbusho Village - 17 min drive

Getting around

  • Dar Es Salaam Central Station - 21 min drive
  • Dar es Salaam (DAR-Julius Nyerere Intl.) - 35 min drive

Restaurants

  • Waterfront — 1 min walk
  • The Terrace — 1 min walk
  • Taste of Mexico - 4 min walk
  • The Slow Leopard - 7 min walk
  • Cape Town Fish Market - 11 min walk

About this property

Hotel Slipway

4-star beach hotel with a full-service spa
Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at Hotel Slipway's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 4 restaurants. All 72 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and sofa beds. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like fridges and electric kettles.
Hotel Slipway offers 72 forms of accommodation with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to furnished balconies. This accommodation is furnished with double sofa beds and desks. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels.

Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a health club.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Ocean Spa has 4 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials and body wraps. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) and Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • 4 restaurants and 2 coffee shops
  • 4 bars/lounges, 1 beach bar and 1 poolside bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Boat tours
  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Nightclub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Scuba diving

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Corner/local shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Fridge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Sofa bed
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Corner/local shop
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Swahili
  • Swedish

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Marina on site
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 4 treatment rooms
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • 3 casino slot machines
  • Casino
  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Double sofa bed
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Entertainment

  • TV channels
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony

More

  • Desk
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from noon - midnight
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 1.50 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

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 35.00 per vehicle (one way)

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
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

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
Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

Hotel Slipway Dar es Salaam
Slipway Dar es Salaam
Hotel Slipway Hotel
Hotel Slipway Dar es Salaam
Hotel Slipway Hotel Dar es Salaam

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hotel Slipway and receive a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Slipway offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hotel Slipway cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Hotel Slipway?
As of 10 Apr 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hotel Slipway on 17 Apr 2021 start from £73, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Hotel Slipway have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Hotel Slipway pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Hotel Slipway?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Hotel Slipway?
Check-in is from noon - midnight.
What time is check-out at Hotel Slipway?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Does Hotel Slipway provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of USD 35.00 per vehicle applies.
Where is Hotel Slipway located?
Nestled on the beach, this Masaki hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of The Slipway, Msasani Bay Beach and Nyumba ya Sanaa. Little Theatre is 2.1 mi (3.5 km) away.

Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 71 out of 143 reviews
5 - Excellent 50%
Rating 4 - Good. 48 out of 143 reviews
4 - Good 34%
Rating 3 - Okay. 18 out of 143 reviews
3 - Okay 13%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 143 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 143 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A unique property with lots of amenities close by. Good dining options also. It’s an older facility with recent tasteful updates.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The hotel is beautiful and the food at the Waterfront and Terrace restaurants is excellent.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
great locations for restaurants, bars, and souvenir shopping, and grocery shopping. spacious room and comfortable bed. I enjoyed my stay
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2021

3/5 Okay

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Staff & service
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

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