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Top Dar es Salaam Cheap Hotels

Tanzanite Executive Suites
3.5 out of 5
Mali Street, Morogoro road, Dar es Salaam
The price is CA $63 per night from Oct 31 to Nov 1
4/5Very Good! (578 reviews)

"Great breakfast. Very large clean rooms. Friendlay staff."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 9, 2019

Tanzanite Executive Suites
White Sands Resort & Conference Centre
4 out of 5
Africana Road, Jangwani Beach, Dar es Salaam
The price is CA $109 per night from Nov 5 to Nov 6
3.9/5Good! (70 reviews)

"Pros: Great location, good view from room. Facility is very nice. Food was good. Cons: Issues with the room. Toilet not flushing well, air conditioner had problems. Holes in mosquito net."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 25, 2019

White Sands Resort & Conference Centre
Hotel Nikko Tower
3.5 out of 5
Plot 1485/148, Aggrey/Jamhuri Street, Dar es Salaam
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3.7/5Good! (101 reviews)
One of the best in Dar

"This is a quiet hotel with clean comfortable rooms in the downtown, close to the airport, with a great restaurant"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 19, 2018

Hotel Nikko Tower

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Hotel Sapphire
3 out of 5
Plot No 4 Mtendeni Street, Dar es Salaam
The price is CA $95 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 31
3.6/5Good! (52 reviews)

"Have stayed before and enjoyed it"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 4, 2020

Hotel Sapphire
Iris Hotel
2.5 out of 5
Livingstone corner Amani Streets, Kariakoo, Dar es Salaam
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3.5/5Good! (68 reviews)

"It was a prison for 3 days. Reception was disorganised for they could not even agree that I had paid. No internet, hard water, workers not truthful"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 29, 2019

Iris Hotel
Tiffany Diamond Hotels
3.5 out of 5
No.810/75 Indira Gandhi St/Morogoro Rd, House No.22, Dar es Salaam
The price is CA $95 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3.5/5Good! (60 reviews)
Nice Hotel in town

"Lovely location for town shopping and great service and staff are friendly and helpful"…"

Reviewed on Aug. 11, 2018

Tiffany Diamond Hotels
Sleep Inn Hotel Kariakoo
3.5 out of 5
Mahiwa Street, Dar es Salaam
The price is CA $58 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
3.3/5 (30 reviews)

"Room was so small bathroom door was not getting lock bad smell in room and bed."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 11, 2020

Sleep Inn Hotel Kariakoo
Transit Motel Airport
3 out of 5
Plot 4, Block D, Off Nyerere Road, Dar es Salaam
The price is CA $43 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 31
3.3/5 (240 reviews)
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"Friendly, helpful staff. Good breakfast. Thank you"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 11, 2020

Transit Motel Airport
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Frequently asked questions

What is Dar es Salaam like for travelers on a budget?
Dar es Salaam has cheap accommodation options and a variety of places to visit, making it a budget-friendly vacation choice. You can find ways to save money while getting to know this destination, which is home to attractions like Zanzibar Ferry Terminal, Kariakoo Market, and Port of Dar es Salaam.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Dar es Salaam?
Based on reviews, Sleep Inn Hotel Kariakoo is a popular 3.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include White Sands Resort & Conference Centre and Tiffany Diamond Hotels.
How many cheap hotels will I find in Dar es Salaam?
Expedia has 8 hotels in Dar es Salaam that are ideal if you are watching your pennies.
When is the best time for a budget trip to Dar es Salaam?
Weather will likely play an important role when you plan your trip to Dar es Salaam, and keep in mind that cheaper options are usually available when the weather isn’t as good. The hottest months are usually February and March with an average temp of 81°F, while the coldest months are July and August with an average of 75°F. Average annual precipitation for Dar es Salaam is 36 inches.
What is there to see and do in Dar es Salaam?
You won’t have to spend a lot to find places to visit in Dar es Salaam. You can budget for the local attractions that interest you most, and then fill your itinerary with sights that cost little or nothing at all. If you’re looking to enjoy the area’s natural beauty, you can get outdoors at Pugu Hills Nature Centre, Dar es Salaam Botanical Gardens, or Mbezi Beach.
How can I get to Dar es Salaam and get around on a budget?
Scoping out the transportation options in Dar es Salaam can help keep you on budget. The nearest airport is 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from the center in Julius Nyerere Intl. Airport (DAR). However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, you can look into flights to Zanzibar Intl. Airport (ZNZ), which is 41.9 mi (67.4 km) away. To venture out into the surrounding area, ride aboard one of the trains from Dar Es Salaam Central Station. You can take a ferry to see more of the region.

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