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Ernakulam, India
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224 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Slipway is one of the oldest hotel in Dar es Salaam. You can good ambiance inside and outside the hotels. You got lots of place for shopping. Tourist comes a lot. You will get good food. I had breakfast.

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015

My safari operator, Paul Tickner, suggested this hotel because of its location. It is on the Indian Ocean, and has a number of financial institutions, curio shops, a grocery store and several restaurants on the property. Since I needed a hotel to catch up on my sleep before the next leg of my travel, and I needed convenience for currency... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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45 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015

When we arrived, having booked a sea view room for three people online the day before, to find we were given a room over looking the parking lot and the room was small. No third bed. We complained to the reception, did not get much joy till the manager over heard our issues and intervened. She then gave us a... More 

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Miami, Florida
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117 reviews
86 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Good location. Poor service at reception with the exception of one or two or the front office staff. Beatrice was nice. The rest of the staff that we encountered couldn't smile or be polite. Getting change to be able to tip or for taxis was almost impossible. The rooms were small and not particularly nice, and way overpriced, with the... More 

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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

We used Slipway Hotel as our base in Dar for the second time. We had a family room in which they put an extra bed. With 2 Adults and 2 young kids this worked out really well. The room included a microwave so you can heat up food as you require. Everything you could want is available on site restaurants,... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Went there for the restaurant only, staff were really helpful , great view with sunlight, the prices were really cheap and the food pretty good , the only problem was at night you could not see a lot , some people might like it but it wasn't really my thing

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Izmir, Turkey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

I moved to this hotel after staying in a really bad one that has been booked by the local partner. So I was happy to find clean bed sheets and a decent room. It is an average hotel, nothing fancy. There shops, travel agent, (that sells 'last minute deals' that you need to book at least one month before :)... More 

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Lindi, Tanzania
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

m a regular guest to the hotel on business in Tanzania. I have previously done a review. This one is to say that while the WiFi is still atrocious (but I found it was the same on my Airtel AND Vodacom modems) the service is very good. Staff friendly and good hospitality. Where will you find that the Manageress of... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

A decent option for Dar, where hotels are generally expensive. Albeit convenient to be in Slipway, I found the rooms to very small and quite a bit of noise from the Slipway mall. I thought that the entrance into the rooms (open from the courtyard of the shopping area) was not very private. The air-conditioning also doesn't work very well.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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99 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

we really liked this hotel - the staff were really friendly and helpful, the room was clean and air conditioner worked and the hotel was right next to the sea so that after meetings I could relax at one of the restaurants or browse around the shops looking at the sea (and my kids could wander around safely). The restaurants... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Slipway is ideally located just 7km from the Dar es Salaam city centre on the posh Msasani peninsula, right on the Indian Ocean overlooking Msasani Bay. It offers best value for money accommodation in this upmarket neighbourhood. The hotel is integrated into the Slipway complex, which provides a wide range of amenities including various dining options and everything a traveler needs. Within its vicinity are a selection of popular shopping, dining and nightlife destinations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Slipway

Address: Slipway Road | Msasani Bay, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Price Range: $195 - $256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Slipway 4*
Number of rooms: 72
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Hotel Style:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Dar es Salaam
#9 Luxury Hotel in Dar es Salaam
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“Room with a sea view a a must.”
 of 5 bubbles 230np, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Sea-facing rooms in the premium accommodation wing”
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“The best views are, of course, those facing the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles 222katala, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles momo846, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for rooms facing the ocean. :You get to watch beautiful sunrises and all kinds of boats, dhows and catamarans.”
 of 5 bubbles Midecha, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
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