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Bradford, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lighthouse is a lovely, small, charming beach resort about 2 hours South of Dar. It sits overlooking the ocean (about a 5 minute walk to the beach). I stayed in the room above the bar, which was nice, but the bungalows below have the better view. The beach is fabulous- almost 3km of white sand. Super calm and no... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were welcomed with smiles and a drink on our arrival at this this beatiful location. It has a 2.5 km beach which never had more than a dozen people on its whole length. the water s crystal clear and over 80 degrees, beware of the noonday sun. The meals are very good but slightly limited and can be served... More 

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Boden, Sweden
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Im totally amazed after my stay at Lighthouse Beach Lodge. It is a perfect place for getting relaxed and energised before taking on new challenged in life. The beach is beyond words and the food is totally amazing. The vegetarian food was among the best food that I as a vegetarian has been offered while staying on hotels. Im definitely... More 

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Thank Emma Ö
1 review
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I came here as one member in a group of twenty and can safely say that this is a fantastic place to sit back, relax and lap up the sunshine that is ever so present over their beach. In addition, I found the accommodation and facilities to be great for a hotel in such a secluded location, another highlight would... More 

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Thank Ali A
Bromley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure of staying at this resort for 4 nights with a group of 20, and found it to be a great place to unwind and relax. The whole resort has an authentic and welcoming feel, made even better by helpful staff and management. We didnt find the 5 minute walk to the beach to be a problem,... More 

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Thank denzha
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

I went there on the weekend with a friend and we were amazed! You have utmost privacy in beautiful bush surroundings facing the beach. Our rooms were super comfy and we had a verandah with chairs and a small dining table too - so good for relaxing. We woke in the morning to find tea and coffee waiting for us... More 

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1 Thank elena s
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

The food and staff was great with huge plates of freshest seafood, tasty sauces, and huge helpings. There is a lovely beach set up area down on Kasa beach where Lunch is served. It is a good spot for Kitesurfing, and you see lots of turtles popping their heads out the waves. However the location of the rooms and main... More 

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1 Thank Linzi K
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

On a weekend in early June, 14 rowdy men descended on the lighthouse resort for a weekend bachelor party getaway. Despite being a loud, drunk and raucous bunch, the staff was absolutely awesome! They were very friendly,and super helpful. The bar staff had no problems staying up late to assist us, the serive was always excellent with very friendly helpful... More 

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Thank Ryan_Atkinson
Oslo, Norway
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The bunglows were beautifully build in natural materials and had great sea view with a nice sea breeze. Kidagaa beach was a beautiful 2.5 km decerted sandy beach located below the lodge. We were served great food three times a day and enjoyed great service from the staff. Great place to relax and enjoy good food and beach.

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Ottawa
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65 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

This was our second time at the Lighthouse and we truly enjoyed it. Frank and the rest of the staff are absolutely amazing. They really aim to make your staff enjoyable! The lodge is nice and rustic with spacious rooms and great views of the ocean. It is an excellent place to relax, read and catch up on your rest!... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Imagine wandering from your self-contained beach cottage on a lush tropical garden setting, onto a 2.5km stretch of unspoilt beach. Only 40km from the Kigamboni ferry, the Lighthouse Beach Resort is a great holiday lifestyle for families, couples, small groups and businessmen because of its location and accessibility. Come and spend your weekend or holiday at The Lighthouse Beach Resort. A short 40 km south of Kigamboni, you’ll find your "Home away from home" – our natural beach paradise. We have family bungalows and spacious double rooms, all with a good comfort!Our restaurant will give you mouth watering meals, even on the 2,5 km long white sandy beach! In the evening you’ll enjoy the sunset from our 360º roof top terrace, with ice cold refreshments and snacks before dinner. It is also ideal for tourists who don’t really want to stay in isolated beach resorts on far away islands, but still want to be near them. The resort is almost directly on the beach, with the view of the lighthouse which it is named after. Welcome for a memorable stay! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lighthouse Beach Resort

Address: Kidagaa Village, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Price Range: $157 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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