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We shop here every year

There is both an outside market crowded with vendors and some nice inside shops. There are some... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
James W
Salt Lake City, Utah
Best place in Dar for Sunset views

A nice market place and a couple of eateries. The shops are really very expensive and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nairobi, Kenya
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Yatcht Club Rd | Msasani Peninsula, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the area a couple of times while in Dar. Decent outdoor resturants and no hassle souvineer shopping in indoor shopping. Some more unique finds. Adjacent outdoor shops are pretty standard tourist shops in dar.. Not a lot of interesting finds and be prepared...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kenneth K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is both an outside market crowded with vendors and some nice inside shops. There are some good safe restaurants for fair prices. Lovely at sunset! We have shopped and dined here every year beginning in 2015.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank James W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice market place and a couple of eateries. The shops are really very expensive and the restaurants are average with nothing really very special. What is lovely though, are the breathtaking sunset views from this location. This is the ideal place to sit in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank kenyantraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel/shopping centre is the one place you have to visit when you get to Dar. It's serene..great ocean view. If you love the sunset..this it. Enjoyed a great evening at this place..even the busy shoppers couldn't take that away

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BamweyanaI
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Beyond a hotel, the slipway market groups a mix of small stalls offering great quality arte craft shopping. Take time to dare wonder to your left, beyond the parking lot, to discover even smaller stalls, some with the usual african arte craft, but some others...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank michade
Reviewed 20 November 2018

I have been here a few times and there are many eating places and also the 'pier' where you can take a boat ride out to one of the islands. Good food, safety is good and the sunsets from many of the restaurants are magical....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 64mervinp
Reviewed 15 November 2018

We made use of the Slipway Hotel Conference Centre and we were pleasantly surprised by the professionalism of the team that looked after us. Hassan, the team leader was exceptional. Lusinda, the ever smiling and ever attentive General Manager of the Slipway Hotel owns every...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank aaronm542014
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Slipway is a pleasant retreat from the hustle of downtown Dar. There are many good places to eat of sip a drink by the water. I have tried two of the restaurants and one of the cafes without any disappointments. There are some beautiful shops...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank julies277
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Slip way is one of the favorite places of tourists in Dar Es Salaam. Here you get multiple activities. Here you can stay in the hotel. There is a restaurant for food, you can buy antique items from several shops loaded with hand made things....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank shahbaz157
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Quite a nice and authentic place to visit and spend a couple of hours, even more if you add a meal at one if its restaurants. The place is by the ocean so breezy with a nice local artifacts shopping place designed as a souk...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Karen H
4 December 2018|
Response from Karambezi | Reviewed this property |
yes, most of them
Eleynna R
31 August 2018|
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Response from 395ally | Reviewed this property |
There are regular boat trips to the 2 closest islands and diving trips to the local reefs, both from outside Slipway. No other destinations unless you want to just sail. Yacht club up the road - were sailing several types of... More
7 February 2018|
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Response from CarlBosser | Reviewed this property |
It's called Hotel Slipway... then the restaurant is called The Terrace and other eating joints such as the Thai Kani, Waterfront (seafood dining / pizza), Paparazzi (Sports Bar with DJ Music some evenings), Supermarket... More