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4.2 / 5Very Good
99 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free parking

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Dar es Salaam Botanical Gardens
    3 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Julius Nyerere International Conference Centre
    3 min walk
  • Popular Location
    National Museum of Tanzania
    5 min walk
  • Airport
    Dar es Salaam (DAR-Julius Nyerere Intl.)
    11 min drive

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Book online or call:

020 3564 4853
  • Standard Room

    Room Amenities

    • 366 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More details
  • Executive Room

    Room Amenities

    • 431 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More details

About this area

Dar es Salaam

Located in Dar es Salaam, Southern Sun Dar es Salaam is in the city centre and near the beach. Zanzibar Ferry Terminal and Port of Dar es Salaam are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Dar es Salaam Botanical Gardens and Msasani Bay Beach.

Visit our Dar es Salaam travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Dar es Salaam Botanical Gardens - 3 min walk
  • Julius Nyerere International Conference Centre - 3 min walk
  • National Museum of Tanzania - 5 min walk
  • Atiman House - 15 min walk
  • Zanzibar Ferry Terminal - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Dar Es Salaam Central Station - 7 min drive
  • Dar es Salaam (DAR-Julius Nyerere Intl.) - 11 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Kivulini – Restaurant offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast.
  • Baraza – Restaurant offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

About this property

Southern Sun Dar es Salaam

4-star Dar es Salaam hotel in Kivukoni with 2 restaurants
This hotel features 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool and a fitness centre. Free weekday breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Other amenities include a bar/lounge, a conference centre and coffee/tea in a common area. All 152 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service and TVs with satellite channels. Separate bathtubs and showers, coffee/tea makers and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Southern Sun Dar es Salaam offers 152 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and free newspapers. Televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.
Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and in-room massages can be requested. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in September 2016.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness centre.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
Free valet parking
Extended parking
Limited parking spaces
Parking height restrictions apply
24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
Limo/town car service
Shopping centre shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

Free full breakfast available 4:30 AM–11:00 AM on weekdays and 4:30 AM–1:00 PM on weekends
2 restaurants
1 bar
24-hour room service
Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

Fitness centre
Outdoor pool

Family friendly

Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
Dry-cleaning service
Free cots/infant beds
Corner/local shop
Laundry facilities
Outdoor pool

Conveniences

Lift
Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe
Gift shop/newsstand
Corner/local shop

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

English
Swahili

Business services

1 meeting room
Business centre
Computer station
Conference centre (516 square feet of space)

Outdoors

BBQ grill(s)
Garden
Pool sunloungers
Pool umbrellas
Terrace

Accessibility

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
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

Designated smoking areas
Fireplace in reception
TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Free cots/infant beds

Bathroom

Free toiletries
Hairdryer
Separate bathtub and shower

Entertainment

satellite channels
TV

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker

More

Desk
Free newspapers
In-room massage
Phone
Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM - midnight
Express check-in

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

  • 24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Payment types at the property

American Express
Diners Club
Mastercard
Visa

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. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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 35.40 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 are 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.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal and airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Parking height restrictions apply.

Property is also known as

  • Southern Sun Dar es Salaam Hotel
  • Southern Sun Dar es Salaam
  • Southern Sun Dar es Salaam Hotel
  • Southern Sun Dar es Salaam Dar es Salaam
  • Southern Sun Dar es Salaam Hotel Dar es Salaam
4.2

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4.3
Cleanliness
4.4
Service and Staff
4.0
Amenities
4.1
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

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

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 5 nights in Nov 2019

4/5 Good

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

Had a wonderful stay Hotel not far from city enjoyed our stay Staff friendly and very helpful

Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

4/5 Good

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

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

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