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Giraffe Ocean View Hotel

Monduli Road | Mbezi Beach, Dar es Salaam 33909, Tanzania
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good29%
  • Average24%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible14%
27 May 2017
“Lost potential”
23 Mar 2017
“OK rooms, but the hotel isn't really up to scratch”
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room Service
Family Rooms
Fitness centre
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre
Laundry Service
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

This hotel has great potential which is quite underutilised. It is located in a great location with an amazing view of the ocean from the balcony. It is a nice quiet neighbourhood in Mbezi beach quite a distance away from the city. Excellent for relaxation...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I stayed at the hotel recently for about 10-11 days. We have returned to this hotel every time my team is in Dar for work. The service is incredible and the staff is very friendly and makes genuine effort to ensure you are comfortable and...More

Thank MMehta
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I spent 5 days at the Giraffe Hotel as a guest while hosting a conference at their facility. Our staff organized the conference while based in Washington D.C. and Mossi and the team at the Giraffe Hotel were excellent. We received timely information and everything...More

Thank CaitieGoddard
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

This hotel is located in one of the best locations in Mbezi next to a five star hotel with access to a sandy beach and is accessed right off a tarmaked access road. It's rooms and other general spaces are big enough. It's main problem...More

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I was with a group of 50 people in Dar for job purpose. The day before our dinner at the Giraffe i went to speak to the restaurant manager to ask about atmosphere of the restaurant and capability to host 50 people. The restaurant manager...More

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  • Top amenities
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Room amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Price range
  • US$54 - US$79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
  • Family Rooms
  • Number of rooms
  • 37
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  • Location
  • Tanzania >
  • Dar Es Salaam Region >
  • Dar es Salaam
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"Can't really beat the views though from the sea facing rooms."
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"Excellent conference facilities"
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"Corner rooms are quieter and larger, The beach view are the best. The hotel is highly accessible in a beach..."
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"rooms on the sea side are quieter and very romantic"
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