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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I'm from the US and came over to Transit from the airport to stay during a layover. It has everything you could want (air conditioner, fan, TV with world news, wifi, bar, comfortable beds, etc), all for a great price. Of note, the wifi is also one of the fastest I've seen in Tanzania. The ride from the airport is...

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Lusaka
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Got to Dar es Salaam at 01:30, enroute to Zanzibar the next day, needed somewhere to sleep and thought, Transit Motel, why not? We arranged for airport pick up, and soon as we got out, our driver was waiting for us. The motel was about 5mins drive from the airport. The room was fairly nice, had a tv with about...

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Morogoro, Tanzania
Reviewed 6 August 2015

This is a good no frills place for a short stay close to the airport. I have stayed at Transit Motel a few times when my time in Dar before catching a fight has been so short as not to merit heading into town or when arriving in Dar by air at an awkward hour in the night and not...

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Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2015

The Motel is very close to the airport but will still require a taxi or some form of transport if you have a lot of luggage or are arriving in the dark. It's a bit noisy outside but I think I was too tired to care - although I was woken at 4am by someone rattling a metal cage for...

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Aarau, Switzerland
Reviewed 30 July 2015

I am working for a big international NGO and got in contact with Transit Motel Airport as we had many international workers passing through Dar es Salaam but no representatives in the city. We asked them if they would organize the transit for our international staff (transfers from/to airport, handing out welcome packages, collecting mobile phones of staff leaving and...

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TransitMotels, Manager at Transit Motel Airport, responded to this review

Thank you Manuel for this candid review. We are happy that we're part of what you are doing for our society and also we're gaining experience working with an international organisation. We are proud that we are doing good so far and hope that it will be the same or even better in future

Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We had a 9 hours layover so in this case it's worth spending 50$ and lay down in a bed than staying in the airport, but don't expect too much. A noisy small room (approximately 10 sqm) and a tiny bathroom (approximately 3 sqm). Poor restaurant, especially the service. Nevertheless the wifi (free) is better than many other hotels in...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 10 July 2015

I stayed in this hotel for 1 night before an early morning flight to avoid dealing with the awful Dar traffic. The rooms are bare bones but in decent shape. The $5 shuttle service was very convenient and the chicken curry was good too. I wouldn't recommend a stay longer than 1 night here since it is far from the...

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Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Very close to airport but not nice street to walk,took a taxi for 8000/way Security very good Very basic restaurant and bar,ok breakfast Very good WiFi Twin Room was ok,ac was nice,with some cockroaches ,asked for insecticidal and get it TV was not working and I informed them,no action was taken Staff was good Stayed there for 1 night April...

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Ile-de-France, France
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Good Nô problem to go out to hôtel. Good is very good. The personnel very hapiness. Beautiful hôtel"......".......................... Dar El salaam is good the rush market is very typical. The peuple are sweet in the town

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Hamilton, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 19 June 2015

I stayed here overnight between a flight from Arusha and a flight to Windhoek. It is only a few minutes from the airport (Tsh8000/- taxi ride) and taxis seem to be available all the time - I left at 3 am. It's only a few minutes walk down to the main road where you can catch a daladala into town...

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TransitMotels, Manager at Transit Motel Airport, responded to this review

Thank you Jenny for your candid review. We hope that you will stay with us again when you are in Dar es Salaam Karibu sana

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Transit Motel Airport is located near Dar Es Salaam's J Nyerere Airport providing clean and affordable no frills accommodation. The Motel is ideal place for travelers arriving late during the night or those departing very early in the morning. We provide airport transfers to our guests upon request. Check-in can be done any time (yes! 24/7) And late check out can be arranged. Breakfast (included in the room rate) is available even for early departed guests. Free WiFi available to our guests ... more   less 

Additional Information about Transit Motel Airport

Address: 4 Block D Karakata Rd, Off J Nyerere Airport | P O Box 18083, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Price Range: ₹ 2,684 - ₹ 3,959 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Transit Motel Airport 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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