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Reviewed 23 September 2016

Serviceable accommodation near to the airport. Clean and convenient for early morning departures or quick stopovers. Friendly staff and decent wifi is also very convenient. They also will arrange a taxi for you to get back to airport for around 10,000 TZS.

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TransitMotels, Manager at Transit Motel Airport, responded to this review

We would like to thank Jamie for the candid review of our hotel. I will definitely pass your compliments to our staff. Karibu sana

Reviewed 18 September 2016

Needed to stay near the airport to catch a flight the next day. The Motel staff kindly picked us up at 11pm from the airport and dropped us off the next morning, the motel is about a 5 minute drive across the road. Basic facilities but the shower was cold, and stopped working. Upon arriving, there was a confusion with...

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Located about a 5/10 minute walk from the International airport (I say international because the domestic airport is further away being about a 15/20 minute walk from the motel). Paid 40USD for 1 night stay, which is quite expensive, although breakfast is included in the price. It is possible to get a taxi from the international airport for about 5USD/10,000TZS...

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

We stayed at this place twice on an overnight layovers in Dar Es Salaam. The room was basic, the water wasn't hot and the food was fine. I would avoid this place because some of the staff were pretty rude. We had booked in advance and paid some small fee to hold the room and they wanted to charge us...

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Berwick, Maine
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Flying into Dar es Salaam in the evening and knowing we had a flight out again early in the morning, it did not make sense to go into town and face the possibility of heavy traffic on a workday morning. We chose Transit Hotel for its convenience and based on the ratings here, I thought it will be fine. I...

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istanbul
Reviewed 7 July 2016

First of all don' even think about waking here, it is close but very very rough environment. This place seems safe with high walls and security. the rooms are small but enough, there is AC and wifi and a restaurant. so for us to sleep for our 03:25 flight until 01:30 was a perfect 60 usd spent The taxi is...

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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

The staff went above and beyond to accommodate our long layover (11pm to 2pm the next day). This hotel is exactly as described - no frills. It met my expectations. They provide pickup and drop off service at a reasonable rate of $5 which is well worth it.

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 28 May 2016

I am reviewing this for what it is, it is a transit Hotel that is very reasonably priced. It is very close to the Airport and Taxi is $5. The room was clean and bed firm but comfortable. Air con worked well and bathroom OK but shower was not great. Staff were friendly and food good.

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Ireland
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Transit Motel provides basic accommodation and is ideally located very close to Dar Es Salaam international airport. Rooms are a little dated but clean. Receptionist organisated early morning call and taxi to airport.

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rolandi, Manager at Transit Motel Airport, responded to this review

We, at Transit Motel Airport, would like to thank our guest Coghlan47 for taking his time to write this review. We hope to see you again next time you're in Dar es Salaam.

Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Traffic in Dar es Salaam is notoriously bad, especially during rush hour. So, if you have a morning flight from Dar es Salaam, it behooves one to stay at a hotel close to the airport. The Transit Motel Airport is one of the few options for the Dar es Salaam Airport, and it fulfills your needs. I was apprehensive of...

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rolandi, Manager at Transit Motel Airport, responded to this review

i would like to thank Ardenvalia for this candid review. We are happy to receive a 5 star from a level 5 contributor (i.e traveled more, mostly). The credit/debit card system have been a problem for sometimes now, that's why we have recently set an online payment system where you can make the payment using your own mobile device. The...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Transit Motel Airport is located near Dar Es Salaam's J Nyerere Airport providing clean and affordable no frills accommodation. The Motel is ideal place for travelers arriving late during the night or those departing very early in the morning. We provide airport transfers to our guests upon request. Check-in can be done any time (yes! 24/7) And late check out can be arranged. Breakfast (included in the room rate) is available even for early departed guests. Free WiFi available to our guests ... more   less 

Additional Information about Transit Motel Airport

Address: 4 Block D Karakata Rd, Off J Nyerere Airport | P O Box 18083, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Price Range: RM202 - RM264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Transit Motel Airport 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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