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Southern Sun Dar es Salaam

Hotel in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

A leading Dar es Salaam hotel renowned for comfort-boosting services and productivity-enhancing amenities. Neighbouring the historic Botanical Gardens, the Julius Nyerere ICC and the Zanzibar ferry; it’s easy for beach-adventures or business in the city. With modern meeting rooms, exceptional dining, a pool, gym and great-sleep rooms in a tree-lined, location near the ocean, we invite you to discover our Dar es Salaam hotel. 

Baraza celebrates Tanzanian produce with ocean-fresh seafood, Spice Island flavours, mountain-grown coffee and tea, exotic fruits of the season, and premium grill cuts. Join us for the best of Dar es Salaam dining in the comfort of the lounge-café, at the bar, overlooking the show-kitchen or on the sun terrace.  

A choice of adaptable Dar es Salaam venues are equipped as-standard with inclusive business-basics for events of 10 to 100. Competitive group rates, customizable packages, and in-house meeting experts ensure our new venues are best-in-class in Dar. 

Business-ready amenities and nice-to-have extras in our classic comfortable Rooms and Suites are as perfect for a business-break as a safari-stopover. Every room features a large comfortable bed, views overlooking the historic Botanical Gardens or the city, as well as blackout curtains and air-conditioning, a workspace, a bath and shower, satellite flat-screen TV and mini-bar.

Guests enjoy complimentary WiFi from the pool to the gym and everywhere between, business-essentials in the business centre, 24-hour room service, quiet gardens, an on-site travel and tour operator and a guest relations team that’s locally connected and internationally experienced.

Experience our TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and Silver Status Heritage Environmental rated hotel in Dar es Salaam.  

Check-In: 14h00
Check-Out: 11h00


152 rooms with Botanical Garden, city or partial ocean views
Choose from King, Queen or twin-double bed configurations
Complimentary WiFi
30-minute drive  to Julius Nyerere International Airport
Kids under 18 stay free


3 venues for up to 100 delegates
Neighbouring Julius Nyerere ICC 
Concept-to-completion support from events team
Free on-site parking and inclusive WiFi
Multi-day events with delegate special rates 


Baraza Café, Grill and Bar
Cocktail, café or coffee by the pool 
Show kitchen, ocean-fresh seafood, premium grill cuts
24-hour room service 
Complimentary breakfast


Pool and deck  
Private gardens and historic Botanical Gardens next door
On-site tour operator for bookings, transfers, tickets 
Well-equipped gym  
Minutes from Zanzibar Ferry Terminal

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Garden Avenue Dar es Salaam Tanzania

+255 22 213 7575 / +255 75 770 0000

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GPS Coordinates
6°48'41.25'' S | 39°17'37.54'' E

General Manager - Michael Phillipson

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