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Special Occasions in Dar es Salaam

Celebrate at Southern Sun Dar es Salaam with a choice of event spaces, reputation for catering excellence and in-house support in a location overlooking the ocean and historic Botanical Gardens.

Perfectly Positioned

Bordered by the historic plants and arboretum of the city’s Botanical Gardens and just moments from the ocean, the Southern Sun Dar es Salaam hotel is in a quiet area of Dar es Salaam known for its grand old buildings and tree-lined avenues. City-convenience is ensured with easy access to the CBD just 10 km away and the airport a simple 35-minute drive away. Whether guests are arriving internationally or from Dar es Salaam the location is easy to find, and the close position of the Zanzibar ferry and beaches makes it easy to explore a little of exotic Tanzania for stay-over guests. 


Our venues are perfect for small, intimate evening occasions and daytime romantic celebrations. Pretty settings, grand and traditional building design, menus and décor tailored to the event and an experienced team makes it a venue easy to fall for. 

The team works with a network of Dar es Salaam’s best suppliers to help create a special occasion that is especially yours. From artisan ice-cream to garden-party style dining and from beautiful floral arrangements to table settings, the team can make a celebration that is especially you and uniquely Dar. 

Restaurant Quality Menus

The kitchen team behind the menu at Baraza Grill, Café & Bar have created a selection of celebration-worthy menus from canapes and cocktails to sit-down dining with a selection of courses. Get the party started with coconut crumbed calamari and BBQ beef burger sliders, hand crafted cocktails and delicious desserts.