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    Transit Motel Airport

    4 Block D Karakata Rd, Off J Nyerere Airport | P O Box 18083, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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    7/8/2017 8/8/2017
    US$ 51
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    Overview
    • Excellent5%
    • Very good26%
    • Average42%
    • Poor19%
    • Terrible8%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    21 - 25 of 164 reviews

    Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

    The staff went above and beyond to accommodate our long layover (11pm to 2pm the next day). This hotel is exactly as described - no frills. It met my expectations. They provide pickup and drop off service at a reasonable rate of $5 which is...More

    1  Thank Darshan D
    Reviewed 28 May 2016

    I am reviewing this for what it is, it is a transit Hotel that is very reasonably priced. It is very close to the Airport and Taxi is $5. The room was clean and bed firm but comfortable. Air con worked well and bathroom OK...More

    1  Thank Pete C
    Reviewed 19 May 2016

    Transit Motel provides basic accommodation and is ideally located very close to Dar Es Salaam international airport. Rooms are a little dated but clean. Receptionist organisated early morning call and taxi to airport.

    1  Thank Coghlan47
    Response from rolandi, Manager at Transit Motel AirportResponded 24 May 2016

    We, at Transit Motel Airport, would like to thank our guest Coghlan47 for taking his time to write this review. We hope to see you again next time you're in Dar es Salaam.

    Reviewed 19 April 2016

    Traffic in Dar es Salaam is notoriously bad, especially during rush hour. So, if you have a morning flight from Dar es Salaam, it behooves one to stay at a hotel close to the airport. The Transit Motel Airport is one of the few options...More

    1  Thank ardenvalia
    Response from rolandi, Manager at Transit Motel AirportResponded 24 May 2016

    i would like to thank Ardenvalia for this candid review. We are happy to receive a 5 star from a level 5 contributor (i.e traveled more, mostly). The credit/debit card system have been a problem for sometimes now, that's why we have recently set an...More

    Reviewed 24 March 2016

    Clean and comfortable, convenient to the airport. Arranged pickup before, $5 each way (even though I arrived at around 12:30 am no 'night' charge like others have mentioned. Room was fine, AC worked but very cold (remote missing so couldn't change the temperature). AC was...More

    1  Thank Langley D
    Response from rolandi, Manager at Transit Motel AirportResponded 6 April 2016

    Thank you Langley for your candid review. We are sorry about the AC problem. We've sort it out so your next visit will be more comfortable. Karibu sana

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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$ 41 - US$ 59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 10
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    • Dar Es Salaam Region >
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    21 January 2017|
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    Response from Ben N | Reviewed this property |
    Yes to both. The hotel is on an intersection with shops along the road to the airport and you can usually pick up prepaid vouchers in one of the stores. Sometimes, there are street hawkers around also selling phone cards... More
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    Hi, Our rates are usd 40.0 (single bedroom), usd 50.0 (double/twin bedroom) and usd 60.0 (triple bedroom.
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