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Executive Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Description

Southern Sun Dar es Salaam's walkable location gets good marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Dar es Salaam Botanical Gardens. Free breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are available.

  • Free full breakfast served daily
  • Free WiFi
  • Free valet parking and self-parking
  • Enjoy international cuisine while dining at Kivulini
  • Take a swim in the outdoor pool
  • Services include babysitting, dry cleaning/laundry and a concierge
  • On-site recreation includes a gym
  • Guests speak favourably about the WiFi and the area's walkability
  • Steps from Dar es Salaam Botanical Gardens and Julius Nyerere International Conference Centre
  • Shopping centre and ferry terminal shuttle service available for a fee

Southern Sun Dar es Salaam ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Southern Sun Dar es Salaam

Everyone (1) Family (1)
5 out of 5
Ein sehr gut gelegenes Hotel in sicherer Umgebung. Sehr sauber, große Zimmer, gute Ausstattung. Sehr abwechslungsreiches Frühstück.

Posted by on 28 Dec 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 Jan 2020 by Allen

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your feedback, we really do appreciate. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back. "Karibu Nyumbani"

4 out of 5

Schönnes Hotel und Sehr Compakt .. !

Respekt Für Den Menager und das Tolle Team .. Immer Wieder ..MFG

Posted by , from Zürich -Swiss on 24 Feb 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 Mar 2017 by Allen

Dear Alimi, thank you for the lovely comment. we are looking forward to hosting you again on your next visit regards

About the Southern Sun Dar es Salaam

Location 1 Garden Avenue, Dar es Salaam, 0000

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 1 2021 to March 31 2023 (dates subject to change):

  • One of the dining venues
  • Bar/Lounge(s)
  • Breakfast
  • Business centre
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fitness facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Meeting facilities
  • Parking area
  • Shuttle services
  • Supervised childcare
  • Swimming pool

Property Features

Southern Sun Dar es Salaam offers its guests an outdoor pool and a fitness centre. There are 2 restaurants on site, as well as a nearby snack bar/deli and a nearby corner/local shop. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a business centre, a meeting room, and a limo/town car service. Event space at this hotel measures 516 square feet (48 square metres) and includes conference centres. A terrace, tour or ticket assistance, and a BBQ are also featured at the business-friendly Southern Sun Dar es Salaam. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The property offers extended parking privileges. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Dar es Salaam hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 152 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 516 sq ft of conference space
  • 48 sq. m of conference space
  • Built in 2001
  • Full breakfast (free)
  • Deli
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference centre
  • Business facilities
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Corner/local shop
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Bar or lounge

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cots/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

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

Transport

  • Train station: Dar Es Salaam Central Station (1.9 km / 1.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Ferry terminal shuttle and shopping centre shuttle
  • Parking: Free valet parking and self parking

Room Amenities

Southern Sun Dar es Salaam offers 152 air-conditioned accommodations 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.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Cots (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free full breakfast on weekdays from 4:30 AM to 11:00 AM and at the weekend from 4:30 AM to 1:00 PM.

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 Activities

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

  • Golfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal (surcharges may apply). To arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Southern Sun Dar es Salaam offers transfers from the ferry terminal (fees may apply). Please contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation 72 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

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 may be 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.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Diners Club. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Hotel Names

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