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Tanzania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My Son and I went there for Dinner the first day,had a very nice bites to start with then very heavy main course. The food was superb my son loved food much. Waiters were very attentive. Second day was Monday we went try another hotel,my son wanted to swim we went to MORENA HOTEL my son enjoyed swimming but didn't...

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

I was at this Facility in October 2016 for one night in the standard room. When I got to my room I noted the worn out carpeting, unsightly wood-works and stuck locks. All the locks of this room were in need of repair (I can be sure one or two guests may have locked themselves in as I almost did)....

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Hythe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I spent the day here working with a colleague recently. It was fine, the staff were very nice and helpful and the food was fine. I feel like the glory days of this once splendid hotel are sadly in the past. It has been unsympathetically modernised and those of you who, like me, crave the gorgeous old buildings of Tanzania's...

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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the New Dodoma Hotel for one night and took the standard room single. I thought that 55$ for a Hotel like this is almost a fair price. Well I ended up paying 92$. They charged me extra for: -Laundry which i didn't wanted or asked for. -a side dish which I got told is included -an additional...

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 3 August 2016

On arrival, with a confirmation number, I was told that there was no booking for me. Lucky that on the day there is now rooms available and I can choose between a standard room and one with an aircon for $20 per day more. Later the week they discovered I was reserved and prepaid, but on checking out double charged,...

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Thank 942williev
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

The "New" Dodoma Hotel is not new. It's actually a very old hotel and the room showed the age. The bed was comfortable and looked clean. The bathroom was ok but not great. There was WIFI throughout the compound which was nice. I The main restaurant isn't that great but there is a Chinese restaurant there that isn't too bad....

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We had dinner at the main restaurant of the New Dodoma Hotel when visiting Dodoma for business. I ordered a pepper steak but this was so hard that I had to return it with no refund. The waiter and chef apologized but there was just no excuse for such poor quality food. My colleagues were also not satisfied with the...

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1Thank Munir D
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Traveled to Dodoma for a couple of days on a business trip and booked into New Dodoma Hotel, very clean rooms, everything worked, very friendly staff . Plenty of options on meals and delicious too. Spent 2 peaceful nights here.

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Newdodomahotel, Manager at New Dodoma Hotel-Dodoma Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Shiraz , Thank you so much for your stay with us and also for your review on tripadvisor. We are happy to see that you are satisfied with our services we are trying our best to make our guest happy and feel like home out of home. We are looking forward for your next stay

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 29 March 2016

The place is big, clean and safe for travellers. However, the rooms are pretty average and is just ok to spend one night on a business trip. Toilet was clean and tidy. Food for strict vegetarians would be disappointing.Hospitality of staff was also average. Wifi worked well through out the tenure.

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Newdodomahotel, Manager at New Dodoma Hotel-Dodoma Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Piyush. Thank you so much for your stay and your time for the the review which you posted on tripadvisor, we really appreciated. Regarding the vegetarian we have qualified Indian chefs who prepare purely vegetarian food for our esteemed guests. we will assure you that on your next stay you will not be disappointed.

Monrovia
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Very safe and secure hotel food was great and staff was wonderful. However room was very dusty and carpet dirty had to upgrade room which cost an additional 60USD per night. The bed nets even in this upgraded room was very dusty

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Newdodomahotel, Manager at New Dodoma Hotel-Dodoma Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Walter. Thank you so much for your stay and we are happy to hear that you liked the food and staff. As well as your complaint about rooms. We strive to ensure our patrons experience the best visits possible during their travels and we fell short of our goal this time To prove to you that we take every...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The landmark New Dodoma Hotel is over one hundred years old and was originally built as a rest house for the Kaiser of Germany to inaugurate the National Railway Line. It stands as the most historic hotel in the region and still has all of the old world splendor which one would expect from such a historic monument. The hotel suites are built around a large botanical courtyard which features a decorative water fountain, tiki-bar and restaurant service. The botanical garden has been grown with great care to ensure an oasis like experience upon entering. Each hotel suite features large beds, hot water and air-conditioning as well as access to the hotel swimming pool, fitness center and relaxation areas. The New Dodoma Hotel offers complimentary Wi-Fi for hotel patrons, 24-hour electricity backed by a generator, late night food service and concierge service to ensure that all of our clients’ needs are tended to. With all The Grandeur of the Ages with Modern Amenities and Excellent Service - The New Dodoma Hotel offers you the Best of the Nation’s Capital. ... more   less 

Additional Information about New Dodoma Hotel-Dodoma Rock Hotel

Address: Station Road Plot No. 459 (opposite Dodoma Railway Station) | opposite Dodoma Railway Station, Dodoma, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Dodoma Region > Dodoma
Price Range: $89 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — New Dodoma Hotel-Dodoma Rock Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 91
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“Suggest you take the room overlooking the main road adjacent to the Railway Station.”
 of 5 bubbles munird2014, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Please clean the bed nets they were very dusty”
 of 5 bubbles WalterP10, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Keep away from road side ground floor. Station side is better”
 of 5 bubbles pagoda2014, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“2nd and 3rd floors”
 of 5 bubbles AAAArusha_Tanzania, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
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