Best Places for Backpackers in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

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The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

Top 20 hostels in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

These are the 20 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

1
Alemap House

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Alemap House

'Alemap house is built on secure and private property, located in a quiet residential area. We offer clean, comfortable en suite guest bedrooms, equipped with ceiling fans, hot water, air conditioning and mosquito nets. The rooms have access to a large sitting room which has a flat TV screen...
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Tanzanite Executive Suites

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Tanzanite Executive Suites

Tanzanite Executive Suites is city lifestyle destination beyond compare.Set in the heart of Dar es salaam and just a short drive away from pristine beaches. This established landmark encompasses a fully integrated business hotel,with spacious executive and family suites,offering the very highest...
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Rainbow Hotel

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Rainbow Hotel

Offering authentic Tanzanian hospitality, Rainbow Hotel commenced its operations on the 7th November 2010, and stands as one of the city's premier hotels for both business and leisure travelers. Located just 500m from the Zanzibar ferry terminal, Rainbow Hotel is centrally located in Dar es Salaam....
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The Slow Leopard Hostel

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The Slow Leopard Hostel

In 2014, the Slow Leopard was opened as a little sports bar dishing up a couple of different burgers. By 2017 it has become one of Dar es Salaam premiere bars and definitely the number one spot for burgers! Late in 2016 we opened the upstairs guesthouse with a double room as well as a 6 bed dormitor...
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Mgulani Hostel operated by The Salvation Army

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Mgulani Hostel operated by The Salvation Army

Mgulani Hostel operated by The Salvation Army now has 25 new built bungalows available for individual guests or up to 3 persons per bungalow. A restaurant is available for all meals, and a kiosk is always open for snacks, refreshments and cold drinks. The hostel also hosts events as conference cente...
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6
Stay Inn Hotel

79 /100

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Stay Inn Hotel

Situated in Dar es Salaam central business district, just 20 minutes walk to the city center, Stay Inn Hotel is the best choice for both tourist and business travelers. There is a Restaurant which offers both local and international cuisine. A Buffet breakfast with 8 different varieties is included...
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Dar Downtown Suites - Near Airport

77 /100

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Dar Downtown Suites - Near Airport

Dar Downtown Suites opened its doors to the first residents in 2004. Dar Downtown Suites has welcomed guests from across the world - from United States, Canada, Portugal, United Kingdom, France, Germany, China, and Australia etc. to name a few. Outdoor patio with tables and chairs as well as a commo...
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8
Mara Courtyard Lodge

73 /100

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Mara Courtyard Lodge

Mara Courtyard is built in a cottage style with seven cottages in one compound making 12 bedrooms. Each cottage has two bedroom and one cottage serves as the lounge and breakfast area. You can sit outside on the veranda or relax in the lovely garden which surrounds our lodge. Our staff will help you...
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9
Silver Paradise Hotel

69 /100

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Silver Paradise Hotel

Silver Paradise Hotel is a grand classic new hotel located at Manzese-Tip Top in Dar es Salaam, 1 kilometer from Morogoro main road. Silver Paradise Hotel ltd, is home to many embassies and international companies. We are the cheapest hotel in Dar es Salaam hotels. For tastefully furnished accommoda...
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Transit Motel Airport

60 /100

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Transit Motel Airport

Transit Motel Airport offers quality accommodation and services to the travelers who want to stay near the Airport. Transit Motel Airport is situated few minutes walk from Dar Es Salaam's J Nyerere International Airport. This is an ideal location for travelers who want to stay near the Airport -...
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11
Mayfair Hotel

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Mayfair Hotel

Mayfair Hotel is a perfect stopover for leisure and Corporate Travelers, Government Agencies, Foreign Diplomats and NGO’s. Mayfair Hotel is a 3 Star Hotel, the staff is very cooperative and ever ready to provide best of the services, our front desk office is open 24 Hours so guest can flexible to c...
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12
Lantana Hotel

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Lantana Hotel

Lantana Hotel has a quiet location and offers 19 clean and well appointed guest rooms, each with flat Screen TV and DSTV Satellite channels, cubicle shower with 24hr hot water supply, free Wi-Fi, Queen and king sized beds with mosquito net, Telephone, Writing/Dressing Table, clothes wardrobe, free t...
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13
Transit Motel Ukonga

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Transit Motel Ukonga

Transit Motel Ukonga is located few minutes drive from Dar Es Salaam International Airport. We provide clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation. Our closeness to Airport makes us ideally for travellers on transit to/from Zanzibar island, Kilimanjaro or Arusha. Also for travellers arriving...
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14
Kaya

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Kaya

KAYA guest house , is a large white villa, built on secure private grounds. There are 10 double and single rooms, most of which have private bathrooms. Rooms are large and spacious and equipped with ceiling fans, air conditioning and mosquito nets. The rooms have access to a large common room....
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New Bondeni Hotel

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New Bondeni Hotel

New Bondeni Hotel is located 15 km from Julius Nyerere International Airport, and offers clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation 24 hrs hot and cold shower, free continental Breakfast, Mosquito net, all rooms are with aircon,fan,private shower. It is ideally located to suit people travell...
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Tiffany Diamond Hotel

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Tiffany Diamond Hotel

Tiffany Diamond Hotel is newly opened 3 star Hotel , located at the heart of Dar es salaam city. The Hotel offer 74 guest rooms with wonderful views of the Indian ocean. All rooms is fitted with all the amenities required by both business man / women and tourist, such as High speed free Wifi, Flat s...
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The Backpacker

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The Backpacker

We are new Tanzanian mid luxury hostel existing in the busiest city of Dar es Salaam. Why are we different? The Backpacker is the only property which offers no bunk beds and no crowds in the room. We offer full and King size beds in our rooms with fully AC conditioner, Fan, Mosquito nets, private ba...
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18
Taste of Mexico Hostel & Hotel

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Taste of Mexico Hostel & Hotel

If you’re searching for a nice accommodation in Dar es Salaam and you’re willing to not spend much, this is probably the place you’re looking for. Taste of Mexico Hostel & Hotel was built 19 years ago. It is located ten minutes from the Peninsula and Indian Ocean beaches, this blend of Italian and S...
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19
Saadani Tourist Center - Hostel

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Saadani Tourist Center - Hostel

Saadani Tourist Center – Hostel is located in Saadani House in Kona Street Mikocheni ‘B’. Boasting a swimming pool, free Wi-Fi, a bar and on-site dining. Saadani Tourist Center is perfectly situated at Mikocheni B Kangaroo Street, northwest part of Dar es Salaam region. It’s just minutes away fro...
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Eazy

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Eazy's Place

Enjoy the real African way of life - Private accommodation for backpackers - Hostel - on the outskirts of Dar es Salaam on the way to Bagamoyo Backpackers, Travellers, Tourists - If you are looking for a place to stay in Dar es Salaam away from the hustle and bustle of the city center, if you are...
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