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Giraffe Ocean View Hotel

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Monduli Road | Mbezi Beach, Dar es Salaam 33909, Tanzania
Traveller (17)
Pool & Beach (4)
Dining (2)
Overview
  • Excellent12%
  • Very good30%
  • Average26%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible16%
10 Mar 2018
“Friendly and nice place”
10 Jan 2018
“An Enjoyable Time”
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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30 Sep1 Oct
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Description
A unique & exclusive ocean view hotel of world class standards. This ultra-modern beach resort is both a testimony of Dar es Salaam's historical past & its futuristic demands by virtue of its professional ...More management and staff. The fusion of East & Southern African hospitality together with exemplary personal service makes this hotel the perfect place for business. Ranked by International Standard as a four star hotel. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
37
Price range
US$66 - US$92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
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Traveller (17)
Pool & Beach (4)
Dining (2)
Room & Suite (1)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Reviews (50)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was set off by the old rooms/hotel building, but learned to love the place. My room was large and looked out to the street. I spent time on the beach and in that huge thatched roof building there. Food was decent, they need to...More

Thank heidiasia
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We were there for 6 nights & will definitely be returning! If you appreciate: friendly professional staff, lovely clean comfortable surroundings, good sized rooms, a good meal, birds, the ocean, music, and a family friendly environment at a great price...then go to this hotel. The...More

Thank Abbi1109
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We went here for the day as we were staying with family in Dar es Salaam. We had to pay an entrance fee bit were not told it did not include use of the pool which was annoying. Perfect set up for kids as there...More

Thank Cee D
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

How unfortunate that a wonderful family event had to be spoiled by hotel management. The party had been planned for months to celebrate the meeting of the Tanzanian and American relatives . At the end of the event when we went to take care of...More

Thank MiraSSanDiego
Reviewed 10 March 2018

The rooms were ok but few things in bathroom were missing and looked as some repair was needed. But beds were nice and good view over the ocean from most of the rooms. Pool ok but beach needed some cleaning. Food and service were OK....More

Thank bernharddavid
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"upper floor rooms are quieter than the first floor. Rooms with view of the beach are quite romantic..."
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"Nice view from most of the rooms but music around the pool up to 10 pm."
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"expect medicracy"
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"Can't really beat the views though from the sea facing rooms."
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