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1 room, 2 adults

Southern Sun Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

4-star4 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator
1 Garden Avenue, PO Box 80022, Dar es Salaam, 0000, Tanzania

4-star hotel in Kivukoni with 2 restaurants and outdoor pool
  • Free full breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • Dry cleaning/laundry service
    • Elevator
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  • very accommodating staff. Great pool and garden. Great bed. Delicious breakfast . Super…Feb 14, 2020
  • Excellent hotel and brilliant staffDec 8, 2019

Southern Sun Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

  • Standard Room
  • Executive Room

What’s around Southern Sun Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Landmarks

  • In Kivukoni
  • Dar es Salaam Botanical Gardens - 3 min walk
  • Julius Nyerere International Conference Centre - 3 min walk
  • National Museum of Tanzania - 5 min walk
  • Dar es Salaam International Conference Centre - 9 min walk
  • Askari Monument - 10 min walk
  • Azania Front Lutheran Church - 12 min walk
  • Kivukoni Fish Market - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Julius Nyerere Intl. Airport (DAR) - 11 min drive
  • Dar Es Salaam Central Station - 22 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 152 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in/out
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others

Children

  • Babysitting/childcare *

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

  • Ferry terminal shuttle *

Parking

  • Free valet parking on site (limited)

  • Extended parking

Offsite

  • Shopping center shuttle *

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Fitness facilities
  • Golfing nearby
  • Pool umbrellas
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 516
  • Conference space size (meters) - 48
  • One meeting room
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2001
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Swahili

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Dining

Kivulini - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast only.

Baraza - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Southern Sun Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s small print

Also known as

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

Policies

Parking height restrictions apply.

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 sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

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

Optional extras

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 35.40 per vehicle (one way)

Ferry terminal shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Shopping center shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Southern Sun Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

  • Does Southern Sun Dar es Salaam offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Southern Sun Dar es Salaam does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is Southern Sun Dar es Salaam currently open?
    This property is closed until further notice.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Southern Sun Dar es Salaam?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Southern Sun Dar es Salaam?
    Yes, there's free self and valet parking. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Is there a pool at Southern Sun Dar es Salaam?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Southern Sun Dar es Salaam?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Southern Sun Dar es Salaam?
    You can check in from 2 PM to midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Southern Sun Dar es Salaam?
    Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Southern Sun Dar es Salaam?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 35.40 per vehicle one way.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 49 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
They welcome you during check in with a bottle of cold water. Breakfast is excellent and includes fresh coconut juice as well as other standard items. Very nice veranda for informal meetings near the pool. Pick up and drop from airport was very efficient. The park next door is an amazing place - must be enjoyed. Altogether a relaxing and efficient stay
David, us2 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Had a wonderful stay Hotel not far from city enjoyed our stay Staff friendly and very helpful
Usha, gb3 night trip
Very good 8.0
Holiday in Tanzania
Great hotel to stay when organizing for a safari in our of the bush or heading to Pemba or Zanzibar.
Guy, ca1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very comfortable and friendly.
This is a very friendly and nice hotel. The rooms are modern, very comfortable and clean with good Wi-Fi and TV with decent channels. The best surprise of this hotel was the excellent restaurant for dinner. The menu was diverse and food was excellent and beautiful presentation. High compliments to the dinner chef. I had an Indian dinner that was exquisite and grilled fish dinner special that was cooked to perfection. I also appreciated that they let me extend my check out time since my flight wasn’t until later. They were so friendly about it all. The pool area is pleasant and the garden next door offers a nice walk.
Cynthia, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very friendly like been at home...….
Derrick, za1 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Southern Sun Dar Es Salaam Dec 2018
Very convenient. Will stay here again.
za1 night business trip
Good 6.0
Good place
Good large hotel in the downtown area, excellent breakfast in the morning. Close to the botanical gardens, which is nice. Clean, a bit old fashioned .
Jessica, us2 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Recommended remote business POP
Great positioning and more than suitable point-of-presence from which to conduct business and entertain guests.
Steven, za2 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Lovely stay and great service
I had a lovely stay at the Southern Sun. The service is terrific, very friendly, great cleaning. The breakfast is SO delicious. And, they are close to shops, and also the board walk along Barack Obama Rd for sunset runs.
Elizabeth, ie4 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Day Room Layover
I came after a safari and trip to Zanzibar while waiting for my international flight home. It was perfect for my needs.
us1 night trip

Southern Sun Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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