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Services & Amenities

Whether you’re here for business in the city or returning from the Serengeti, our Dar es Salaam hotel offers best-in-class services and amenities in a location that can’t be beat for discovering Dar, heading to Zanzibar or exploring wild-Tanzania. 

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




Airport Transfers

Simplify your arrival or departure with a competitively priced airport transfer. Air-conditioned, efficient and comfortable, our airport transport takes some of the guess-work out of arriving in a new destination.


Our hotel concierge team are available to help with everything from alarm calls to city tours. 
We’ll Take Care of It:

  • Car hire
  • Flight information & booking
  • Airport transfers 
  • Local information and advice
  • Cultural tours and experiences


Complimentary parking is located beside the hotel. Pull up, drop off your bags and park for free. 

Laundry, Dry-Cleaning & Garment Pressing

Make sure you’re looking your best with our Dar es Salaam hotel’s quick and affordable laundry, valet, shoe-shine and dry-cleaning service. 

24-Hour Room Service 

A Light Options Menu is available 24-hours a day and the Baraza Menu available from 11h00 to 22h30; so, whatever your schedule has in store and whatever time you arrive, or have to depart, fresh and delicious dining is available. Take your pick with a menu of everything from salad Niçoise with freshly grilled local tuna, puttanesca pasta with anchovies and capers, bacon and guacamole burger, or a giant seafood platter.

Breakfast in Bed

Just fill out the breakfast door hanger in your room and make sure it’s on the outside of your door before 03h00 and we’ll bring breakfast to you.

Kearsleys Travel & Tours

We are proud to work with Tanzania’s oldest travel operator, Kearsleys Travel & Tours . Located within our Dar es Salaam hotel, these tour and travel experts can help you plan a once-in-a-lifetime Serengeti safari, a trip to the Tanzanian coast, a walking tour of Dar es Salaam, or a mini-break on Zanzibar. 

International Visitors

A quiet location in one of the safest areas in the city, a direct drive to the International Airport and a hotel-team that understands international guest expectations. Feel at home in Dar es Salaam. 

For more information about visiting Dar es Salaam  and travelling in Tanzania , take a look at our local guides. 
Money – head to the front desk if you need to exchange your foreign currency for Tanzanian shillings. The team will also help you find the nearest bank and ATM. 

Plugs – you’ll need either a British style 3 rectangular pin plug, or a 3 round (large) pin South African style plug-in Tanzania. Rooms feature plug sockets for both styles as well as the two (round) pin Euro plug. Electricity is 230v with a 50hz frequency. If you forget your adaptor, just ask and we’ll make sure you can keep your devices fully charged. 

Water - we regularly test the water in the hotel and provide complimentary bottled water in your room. 


Three modern meeting venues , an on-site business centre , a location next to the JNICC, a direct drive to the airport, in-room work stations and complimentary WiFi throughout the hotel; you’ll love the way we do business at Southern Sun Dar es Salaam. 


A relaxed location  next to the historic Botanical Gardens and three-minutes from the ocean, a swimming pool and sun terrace  in the gardens, a well-equipped gym and one of Dar es Salaam’s favourite café lounge spots  make it easy to enjoy more down-time during your stay in Dar es Salaam. 

Some services incur a fee. Please enquire when using any services about any charges. Service offerings are subject to change. 

Services & Amenities

  • Airport shuttle and local travel recommendations
  • Baby cots available, baby sitting on request 
  • Disability-friendly 
  • Same day dry cleaning, laundry and shoe shine
  • Travel and tour company 
  • 24-hour gym 
  • Swimming pool
  • Interpretation, translation and secretarial services 
  • Late check-out available on request 
  • Complimentary parking 
  • Bureau de change
  • Boardroom, meeting rooms and conference space
  • Printing, scanning, copying and self-service PCs
  • Complimentary WiFi