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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Tanzanite on two separate occasions. Both times we were pleased with the room. Breakfast was simple but adequate. Dar Es Salaam has many mosques and the one down side is the call to prayer at 5am each morning. Even on the high floors the noise carries through. Perhaps bring ear plugs. Good value overall and we would stay again.

Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank NZKV
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MohamedabbasJessa, General Manager at Tanzanite Executive Suites, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2018

Dear NZKV

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel.

We are pleased that you had a positive experience with us. We work hard to ensure that our guests have a pleasant stay with us.
Many apologies for the early call of prayer.

We look forward to hosting you again in the near future.

With kind regards

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

this hotel is very clean and nice.the beds are so comfortable, the breakfast is full of strange list of Foods.
But, the hotel could do better in terms of:


The staff could smile to guests. It is very creepy when every staff is looking at you stone faced.
You are not allowed to bring visitors into the rooms- even your mother or kid. this is terrible given the fact that the hotel does not have anywhere to sit if you want to meet someone. I Guess this is for understandable reasons related to cleanness. But, it is also against guests' rights and it doesn't feel good.
I still do not understand why they needed to put someone inside the lift all day and night. it is the creepeist hotel experience I have ever had in my life. it is so wiered to go into an elevetor with another dude. plus
The bathroom in my room had strange smell.

I felt the three days I spent in this hotel were so long because of the lack of freedom I had.

  • Stayed: November 2017, travelled on business
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MohamedabbasJessa, General Manager at Tanzanite Executive Suites, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Dear TekTRD

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel.

We are sorry that you found our hotel “strange”
However we have kept certain policies and arrangements for the safety of our guests. Being located in the city centre, and in an African county, making sure our guests are safe is a big priority for us. Having a person in the lift is a means to ensure that anyone accessing the hotel floors is a guest of the hotel, or a known person.

It is also surprising that you say our staff are not friendly, because most of our reviews actually praise the friendliness, as well as helpfulness of the people working here.

We pride in training our staff to make sure they are hospitable as well as accommodating to all our guests.

We hope we get a chance to host to you again soon, and change your opinion on our hotel.

With kind regards
Mohamedabbas Jessa

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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

There are only positives about this hotel.
1. They offer you microwave, coffee machine, iron and many more things in your room.
2. Room Charges are nominal.
3. Staff very friendly.
4. High standards of cleanliness maintained in hotel premise and room.
5. Hotel near ferry point.
6. Lots of shops in the vicinity to shop the famous Tanzanite..
Will recommend this amazing hotel to all.

Stayed: July 2017, travelled as a couple
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MohamedabbasJessa, General Manager at Tanzanite Executive Suites, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Dear Sameer r

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel.

We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our guests are our priority and we strive to ensure that your comfort is our priority.

We look forward to being able to host you again in the near future.

With kind regards,
Mohamedabbas Jessa

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Staff were very helpful. Especially Khaki and Mubarak. They went the extra mile. I had some trouble, and these guys made me feel like I was home with friends. Hotel has a good location. Rooms are large.

  • Stayed: November 2017, travelled on business
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MohamedabbasJessa, General Manager at Tanzanite Executive Suites, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Dear Khachatur A

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel.

We pride in taking care good care of our guests, and making sure they are comfortable in every way.

We are glad you had a pleasant experience with us and hope to host you again in the near future.

With kind regards,
Mohamedabbas Jessa

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Good value hotel with friendly, helpful service. Offered a very reasonable airport pickup for $25 (seems to be closer to $40 for other hotels), with the driver waiting for over an hour while we battled through the visa queue. They were also able to help us out with the serious lack of places to eat in the area by putting an order to a place they knew was open and bringing it to our room at no extra cost.

The rooms were basic but clean, though the bathroom was fairly dingy. The breakfast was fairly average and served in a very tired looking room on the 1st floor.

As others have commented there is an extremely loud call to prayer from the mosque next door (the first being at 0500 at the time of year we were there) but bring earplugs and you’ll be fine.

Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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MohamedabbasJessa, General Manager at Tanzanite Executive Suites, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Dear Jonathan K

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We pride in ensuring our guests come into our hotel, and leave with a smile.

We are undergoing a renovation process within our building, and are tackling one area at a time. We will be working on our breakfast room soon, but we also believe it is still a pleasant environment to serve our guests.

We look forward to hosting you again in the future, hopefully in a newer, refurbished interior!

with kind regards,
Mohamedabbas Jessa

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