Dar es SalaamTanzania

4/5Top Destination

Escape to Dar es Salaam! Enjoy its oceanfront, monuments and beer.

A scenic waterfront, seaside views and sights from Kariakoo Market to Zanzibar Ferry Terminal—discover it all in Dar es Salaam.

Known for

Sea, Biking and Ferry

Where to stay in Dar es Salaam

Oyster Bay
Oyster Bay, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Oyster Bay

Known for Shopping, Recreation, Theatres

3.5/5(2 reviews)

Oyster Bay is noteworthy for its restaurants, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Nyumba ya Sanaa and Little Theatre.

Kivukoni
Kivukoni, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Kivukoni

Known for Seafood, Biking, Ports

4/5(4 reviews)

Kivukoni is noteworthy for its waterfront views, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Zanzibar Ferry Terminal and National Museum of Tanzania.

Kariakoo
Kariakoo, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Kariakoo

Known for Budget, Friendly People, Shopping

Restaurants and shopping are just a few things travellers like about Kariakoo. A stop by Kariakoo Market is also recommended if you've got time to explore the area.

Masaki
Masaki, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Masaki

Known for Sea, Beer, Relaxing

4.5/5(3 reviews)

Seaside views and bars are notable features of Masaki. You might consider a stop by The Slipway while you're exploring the neighbourhood.

Upanga East
Upanga East, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Upanga East

Known for Ferry, Gardens, Beaches

1/5(1 review)

The beaches and restaurants are a few reasons travellers visit Upanga East. Though there aren't many top sights in the neighbourhood, you can visit Kariakoo Market and National Museum of Tanzania, a few notable attractions nearby.

Mchafukoge
Mchafukoge, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Mchafukoge

Known for Biking, Ports, Ferry

Visitors to Mchafukoge enjoy its waterfront views, and if you want to do some exploring, Uhuru Monument is worth a stop.

Top hotels in Dar es Salaam

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
HOTEL BLUE SAPPHIRE
HOTEL BLUE SAPPHIRE
4 out of 5
Julius K. Nyerere Rd, Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam
£74
per night
2 Nov-3 Nov

Situated in Dar es Salaam, this spa hotel is within 6 miles (10 km) of Ilala Market, Tanzania National Stadium and Uhuru Monument. Kariakoo Market and St Joseph's ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)

"Delicious but small breakfast. Very clean room and bathroom, amazing staff."…"

Reviewed on 18 Sep 2019

HOTEL BLUE SAPPHIRE
Hyatt Regency Dar Es Salaam, The Kilimanjaro
Hyatt Regency Dar Es Salaam, The Kilimanjaro
5 out of 5
Kivukoni Street, P O Box 9574, Dar es Salaam
£207
per night
21 Oct-22 Oct

Located in Kivukoni, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Azania Front Lutheran Church, Atiman House, and Askari Monument. St Joseph's Cathedral and ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (105 reviews)

"Excellent restaurants, lovely roof top bar. Very nice room, good size and great bathroom."…"

Reviewed on 14 Aug 2019

Hyatt Regency Dar Es Salaam, The Kilimanjaro
DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam - Oyster Bay
DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam - Oyster Bay
4 out of 5
Slipway Road Msasani Peninsular, Dar es Salaam
£84
per night
27 Oct-28 Oct

Located in Masaki, this spa hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of The Slipway, Nyumba ya Sanaa and Msasani Bay Beach. Little Theatre is 2 mi (3.2 km) away.

4/5Very Good! (172 reviews)
Great hotel in Dare Es Salaam

"Great hotel. Staff was very helpful and attentive without imposing. We used the hotel drivers and they went beyond to make sure we were helped on our local destinations."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jul 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam - Oyster Bay

Top activities in Dar es Salaam

Spices & Stone Town Tour in Zanzibar
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Spices & Stone Town Tour in Zanzibar

£59

Explore the narrow alleys and winding streets of Stone Town on this historic look at Zanzibar's oldest neighborhood. Check out spice bazaars and palaces, see where rock legend Freddie Mercury was raised, and pay a visit to a 19th-century church built atop the site of a former slave market.

Half-Day Spice Walking Tour
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Half-Day Spice Walking Tour

£32

Delve into Zanzibar's flavorful heritage as you discover the spice plantations that pepper Tanzania's largest “Spice Island.” See, smell, touch, and taste your way around farms producing everything from cardamom to ginger, and learn about the island's centuries-old connection to spices.

Bagamoyo & Ruins Full-Day Tour
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Bagamoyo & Ruins Full-Day Tour

£261

Bagamoyo, once the most important trading port on the East African coast, remains a city of history and culture. See the ruins of Coral Mosque at Kaole and the ancient graves from the 13th century. Discover the Old Ferry on the Wami River as your guide tells you about the town's slave-trade past.

Reviews of Dar es Salaam

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4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

28 Sep 2019

Dar is typically busy and bustling but there are also oases of tranquility.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

14 Sep 2019

People were friendly and polite

5/5 - Excellent

Yassin

16 Mar 2019

Dar is a safe city with a lot to offer to new and seasoned visitors, for business and leisure. Hospitality is the culture not only for business. Please visit and see for your self the unexplainable phenomena...

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

26 Feb 2019

Surprisingly happy town always greeting 'kariboo' . The people are friendly. The city is clean.