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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We first got a fowl smelling twin room instead of the booked double room. After changing the room, thinks took a better turn. Only, the bednet was to small for a double bed, leaving us exposed at night. Luckily not many mosquitoes during the dry season. The breakfast is ok, if you pay a small (1000tsh) extra for eggs. Although...

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safariinntanzania, webmaster at Safari Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank for your kind words. I’m glad you found us to be a good place. I’m sorry if any aspects failed to meet your requirements. We’re always working to change and improve this hotel and promise to be better than ever before when you visit us again. Sincerely, Hotel Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Safari Inn for one night. When I checked in the staff we helpful. The room was terrible - it was on the third floor with no lift. There was no mosquito net and there was a very loud night club or bar nearby which played music all night and made sleep near impossible. I arrived from...

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safariinntanzania, webmaster at Safari Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for staying.We saw your review and apologize for your experience howsoever it might have happened.We shall investigate and take corrective actions based on your observations and shall ensure that staff are behaving in a very hospitable manner. We have engaged a professional team to check the housekeeping, cleanliness and all the amenities and to ensure the rooms...

Westborough, Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 July 2016

I stayed at the Safari Inn several years ago. We stayed here during our recent trip because I remembered it being accessible and affordable. The rooms were exactly as I remember them. They were basic, self-contained, with hot water, good water pressure, and ceiling fans. There was AC available for extra cost in some of the rooms. We would not...

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safariinntanzania, Webmaster at Safari Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for taking a moment to comment about our hotel. I'm so pleased that your experience was nice enough here that you would recommend us to others. I hope you have a chance to do that. If you have family members, friends or colleagues traveling in this area, make sure they know about our hotel. We'll do a...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We were a group of 20 teens and 3 adults on a school trip so we basically took over the whole hotel, the reception had it well under control and got everyone to their rooms as quick as possible, the staff were helpful carrying our bags in for us. They gave us a special "meeting" room where we could spend...

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safariinntanzania, Webmaster at Safari Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind words and for booking your large group to stay with us. I’m so pleased that you found us a clean and pleasant place to stay and that our amenities were to your liking. We take real pride in this hotel and in serving guests like you, and I’m extremely happy that...

Reviewed 5 July 2016

Safari Inn offers really cheap rooms, which even have own bathrooms. There is not much to say, no negative and no positive experiences. Drinks can be bought for 1000 Tsh, the Lobby has free wifi. The breakfast is really really small (a banana and 2 slices of toast). For the room price you should not expect more, but you might...

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safariinntanzania, Webmaster at Safari Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for staying with us. I’m very glad that our hotel impressed you in so many ways. We focus on offering a guest experience that will satisfy a wide range of travelers. When you’re in the area again, I hope you will make us your first choice. We’ll be here when you need us with another great stay...

Iringa, Tanzania
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We were warmly welcomed to this basic but pleasant hotel in central Dar es Salaam. There was a slight delay in the allocation of rooms, this however was resolved and we made our way to our humble abodes. Whilst dark and unairconditioned the rooms did provide satisfactory mosquito nets in case of attacking predators. The bathrooms were however much to...

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safariinntanzania, Webmaster at Safari Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your comments. I’m pleased you had a good experience with us although I regret and apologize if you experience any rudeness or maintenance issues with the property. We take real pride in our hotel, and I apologize if we let you down in any ways. We want you to have the best possible experience here, and...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

I have stayed at safari inn many times before and it's always like coming home .. Good location , safe location , very friendly people , good wifi .. It's very basic but you get all you need for the price you pay . They also have a good tour company they are working with for safaris and tours .

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safariinntanzania, Webmaster at Safari Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for staying with us so many times. I’m very glad that our hotel impressed you in so many ways. We focus on offering a guest experience that will satisfy a wide range of travelers and on providing additional services that enhance your stay. When you’re in the area again, I hope you will make us your first...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed here twice now. Hidden gem, literally, but in a good location with the ferry and markets in walking distance. Don't be put off by the street entrance, all locals are friendly. Staff are both helpful and kind, and the rooms are basic (could do with a clean) - you get what you pay for. If you have time, try...

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safariinntanzania, Webmaster at Safari Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments and your positive feedback for both our friendly staff and great location. We are sorry to hear that you found cleanliness levels in your room low. We take your feedback seriously and will be looking into this. Cleanliness is important to us while also offering value for money. Sincerely, Hotel Manager

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Love Safari Inn! Great location in historic Indian/Arab Kisutu area - far enough away from the city centre to reduce annoyance om the street. TSH 35,000 for single room with A/C. The rooms are small and basic but clean. The staff are friendly, helpful and trustworthy. Breakfast is basic and it's worth the 2,500 upgrade option to the omlette! Wifi...

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safariinntanzania, Webmaster at Safari Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments. We are happy to hear that you had such an enjoyable stay and had such a rich time in the surrounding area. We take care to offer a friendly service to our guests and are happy you were able to appreciate this, along with the relative quietness of our location. We extend our...

Moshi, Tanzania
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Great budget option, somewhere between a totally basic 15,000 TSH a night local joint and a western style backpackers set up. Pros: Air con, hot water, outlets all work. Staff friendly, responsive by email and phone, easy to make reservation Very near to great street food, safe to walk to at night Centrally located; can walk anywhere downtown and easily...

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safariinntanzania, Webmaster at Safari Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments and for taking the time to list all the benefits of staying with us. We very much appreciate your feedback. We are happy that you were able to find some quiet whilst staying with us and that the location was central and convenient. We look forward to having you again the next time...

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  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Safari Inn

Address: Band Street, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Price Range: $15 - $20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Safari Hotel Dar Es Salaam
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“My room on the second floor had wifi reception.”
 of 5 bubbles 885orm, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“No elevator so be careful if you have heavy luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles 778carlose, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A/C advised!”
 of 5 bubbles jammys2016, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with external windows as they are generally quieter and less stuffy”
 of 5 bubbles Becca9310, 5 Oct 2015 | Read review
“first floor rooms are cool”
 of 5 bubbles athumanifromstjude, 5 Aug 2015 | Read review
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