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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

Started being a costumer in transit, because it was near the airport, but at the second stayed, I had a real travellers support; Left my golf bag for a few days, while I went to a deep country, bush mission, that turns out to be a long staying adventure, including a two way travel to Europe. After three weeks, I...

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

Thank you Mani for your candid review. Annette and Anna are happy to hear from you again! We hope to see you again next time you're in Dar es salaam.

Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 19 April 2015

Staff were very nice and helpful. Place was old but very clean. Foam mattresses were very soft; I'd hate to have to spend a night there. Bathroom was clean but smelled of bleach. No lounge to relax so one has to stay in one's room or in the restaurant.

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

Thank you Lebljc for this candid review. We are pleased that you received a nice and helpful services. We are sorry that we did not meet your expectations. We will be working hard on the areas you've highlighted in order to improve our services.

Algona, Iowa
Reviewed 19 April 2015

They are in a great location and the price is affordable for the location ($45 for a private room with air conditioning and TV). Their Wi-Fi worked well enough to make a Skype call too. We decided to eat at their restaurant because the area around the hotel was kind of sketchy. The restaurant didn't have any of the meals...

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

Thank you Lancehg for taking your time to write this review. We are sorry that we did not satisfy you in certain areas. We will work hard to improve our services especially on the restaurant. Please pass by next time you're in Dar es salaam and you will notice the difference. Karibu sana

Tanzania
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Chose this hotel as it is near to the airport. This is a real benefit as traffic in and out of the city can be a nightmare (can easily take 2h one way). If you are sensitive to the woofer from the nearby bar it will drive you mad and contribute to a sleepless night. It is in a slum...

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

Thank you Johan for taking your time to write this candid review. We are very sorry that you had a difficult sleep as a result of a music from the nearby bar. It was a bad day. The music is not there everyday, only when the bar is rented out for a part/wedding. Other days are quite as noted by...

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 21 March 2015

I travel to Dar quite often and out again next day and have usually stayed at one of the downtown hotels. Then someone recommended the Transit Motel, and as I was coming in at 5pm and flying out at 5 am, I thought I would give it a try. And I will definitely come back, as it saves you the...

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

Thank you Nohmad taking your time to write this review. We are very happy that you had a pleasant stay with us and can confidently recommend us to other travelers. We hope that you will stay with us next time you're in Dar es salaam. Karibu sana

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 20 March 2015

I had to resort quickly to a hotel near the Dar es Salaam airport as a result of a cancelled evening flight and a re-booking very early on the following morning, and the Transit Motel Airport was the ideal solution. Decently priced (at USD 40 for a single room with breakfast, non-resident rate), it provides a clean room with a...

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

We would like to thank you Giorgio for your useful review. We are happy that you had a pleasant stay and enjoyed our facilities. We hope that we will see you again, this time on a planned visit=) karibu sana

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 March 2015

hotel is conveniently located 5 minutes taxi ride from the airport. i booked it last minute so i can sleep somewhere due to a 7 hr layover in DAR --- and i am glad i did because there is nothing to do or no where to sleep in DAR airport. property is gated and there is security, so it is...

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2015

We stayed here on 2 trips, and were hesitant due to some reviews. We were really impressed with the service and facilities. Our first stay was for an early morning arrival at 0430 in the morning from an overnight flight and everything worked like clockwork. The room was ready - clean,fresh and fully equipped and staff had aircon and ceiling...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 February 2015

I must say, I agree with most people here - this was more than I expected! Pros: - Location (close to airport obviously) - Great wifi (one of the best in Tanzania!) - decent breakfast - Nice rooms - Hot water - Security - Baggage storage Can't really think of any negatives! Overall, I would certainly use this again if...

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calgary alberta canada
Reviewed 13 February 2015

For a quick overnight transit hotel at an airport where options are extremely limited, the Transit Motel is more than acceptable. Granted it's not the Sheraton - then again, at $50 for 2 people for 1 night, you do get what you pay for. It's less than 5 minutes from the airport with a transfer service that runs $5 each...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
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: $53 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Transit Motel Airport 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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