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4.2 of 5 guest rating
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Executive Room
Room with view
409 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Standard Room
Room with view
500 square feet
1 Queen Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
4-star Dar es Salaam hotel in Kivukoni with 2 restaurants

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free valet parking
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Business centre

Location

Located in Kivukoni, this hotel is steps away from Dar es Salaam Botanical Gardens and Julius Nyerere International Conference Centre. National Museum of Tanzania and Dar es Salaam International Conference Centre are also within 10 minutes. Dar Es Salaam Central Station is 22 minutes by foot.

Hotel features

2 restaurants, an outdoor pool and a fitness centre are available at this hotel. Free full 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.

Room amenities

All 152 rooms offer 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.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Southern Sun Dar es Salaam

1 Garden Avenue, Dar es Salaam, 0000

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Southern Sun Dar es Salaam features an outdoor pool and a fitness centre. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. The property also offers a nearby corner/local shop. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. A computer station is located on-site and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business amenities at this 4-star property consist of a business centre, a limo/town car service and a meeting room. Event facilities measuring 516 square feet (48 square metres) include conference centres. This business-friendly hotel also offers a terrace, tour or ticket assistance and a BBQ. For a surcharge, the property provides a round-trip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a ferry terminal shuttle. Limited complimentary on-site parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The property may provide extended parking privileges to guests after check-out (surcharge).

Southern Sun Dar es Salaam has designated areas for smoking.

  • Express check-in
  • Bar/lounge
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping centre shuttle (surcharge)
  • Lift
  • Fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business centre
  • Porter
  • Express check-out
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free valet parking
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Outdoor pool
  • Computer station
  • Conference space size (meters) - 48
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Conference centre
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Total number of rooms - 152
  • One meeting room
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Airport transport (surcharge)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Free breakfast
  • Conference space
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built – 2001
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • RV, bus, truck parking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Conference space size (feet) - 516
  • Laundry facilities
  • Television in common areas
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cots/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Swahili

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking , RV, bus, truck parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

Southern Sun Dar es Salaam offers 152 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and free newspapers. Satellite televisions are provided. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. This Dar es Salaam hotel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. 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.

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Desk
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room massage available
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Television
  • Satellite TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)

Where to Eat

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 5 AM and 10 AM.

Kivulini – This restaurant specialises in international cuisine and only serves breakfast.

Baraza – This restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness centre.

  • Golfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Only service animals are allowed

Parking height restrictions apply

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.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 0.01 per stay (rates may vary)
  • 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.

Hotel Names

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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.

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