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Southern Sun Dar es Salaam places you next to Dar es Salaam Botanical Gardens and within a 5-minute walk of National Museum of Tanzania. This 152-room, 4-star hotel welcomes guests with 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. Centrally located in Dar es Salaam, the hotel is also a short walk from Dar es Salaam International Conference Centre and Askari Monument.

Dining

Free full breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning from 5 AM to 10 AM. Enjoy dining at one of 2 onsite restaurants including Kivulini, which specializes in international cuisine. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge.

Rooms

All 152 air-conditioned rooms feature coffee makers, free newspapers, and safes. TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. In-room massages are available, and other amenities include phones and desks.

Property features

Guests staying at Southern Sun Dar es Salaam enjoy an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. Free valet and self parking are available—or if you're not driving, take the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for USD 35.40 per vehicle one way. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a conference center, a business center, and coffee/tea in a common area.

Highlights

  • Free full breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet and self parking
  • Onsite dining

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Southern Sun Dar es Salaam features an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. The property also offers a grocery/convenience store. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business amenities at this 4-star property consist of a business center, limo/town car service, and a meeting room. Event facilities measuring 516 square feet (48 square meters) include a conference center. This Dar es Salaam hotel also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a ferry terminal shuttle. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The property may provide extended parking privileges to guests after check-out (surcharge).

Southern Sun Dar es Salaam has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 152 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • One meeting room 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Free valet parking 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference center 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 2001 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 516 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 48 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking, RV, bus, truck parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Television 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 5 AM and 10 AM.

Kivulini - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast only.

Baraza - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

  • Golfing nearby 

Spa Services

  • Massages 

Accessibility

To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service dogs only)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 1.50 per person, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 35.40 per vehicle (one way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Dar es Salaam Southern Sun
  • Southern Sun Dar es Salaam
  • Southern Sun Hotel Dar es Salaam
  • Southern Sun Dar es Salaam Hotel

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal and airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


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