We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam-Oysterbay

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 8 more sites!
Professional photos
DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam-Oysterbay
View Map
{"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

761 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam-Oysterbay
See the most recent reviews
Showing 709: English reviews
Tanzania
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We arrived in Dar Es Salaam for business/pleasure, first stop was a 1 night stay at the Double Tree Hotel. We love the Double tree in Dar Es Salaam for their amazingly clean facilities and the staff's friendly smiles. This times the stay was good. I was glad to see they had upped their security with a walk through Metal...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Kiligirl03
Ian M, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam-Oysterbay, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at DoubleTree by Hilton -Oyster Bay, as your “home away from home”, we really appreciate the time you have taken to review our hotel following your recent stay with us. Your comments are a valuable part of our commitment to continually review and improve our services. We are delighted that, overall you enjoyed your...

Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

The staff here were all very friendly, everyone knew it was our honeymoon. We had such good treatment it was an amazing way to kick off out time in Tanzania, the hotel is close to some of the best restaurants in town and day trips to local islands for deserted beaches and local food markets. We thoroughly enjoyed out stay...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Edward G
Ian M, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam-Oysterbay, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at DoubleTree by Hilton -Oyster Bay, as your “home away from home”, and as part of your honeymoon destination. We really appreciate the time you have taken to review our hotel following your recent stay with us. Your comments are a valuable part of our commitment to continually review and improve our services. We...

KZN
Reviewed 2 July 2016

This is a great hotel to stay in if you're wanting something a little bit out of the city with access to the beach. The staff were really accommodating and the rooms spacious and pleasant. We didn't have a chance to explore too far, but the gardens were verdant and relaxing ...

 Report
Helpful?
5Thank Happycampingkzn
Ian M, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam-Oysterbay, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at DoubleTree by Hilton -Oyster Bay, as your “home away from home”, we really appreciate the time you have taken to review our hotel following your recent stay with us. Your comments are a valuable part of our commitment to continually review and improve our services. We are delighted that, overall you enjoyed your...

Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

The staff are courteous and responsive, although the facilities are a bit tired for the market price point. I visit Dar often, so comparison is to other hotels catering to business travelers such as Serena and SeaCliff. The good. The location is nice, on the water in slipway, and close to the good Cape Town Fish market that is always...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank AgricTraveler1
Ian M, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam-Oysterbay, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at DoubleTree by Hilton -Oyster Bay, we appreciate the time you have taken to review the hotel following your recent stay with us. Your comments are a valuable part of our commitment to continually review and improve our services. We are disappointed that we did not meet your expectations during your recent stay and...

Reviewed 24 June 2016

The Double Tree Hilton in Dar Es Salaam was an excellent choice for our needs in Dar Es Salaam on a business trip earlier this month. This hotel is clean, comfortable and staffed with some of the most professional staff I have encountered in many trips to Tanzania. I am in the travel business and have seen many hotels. Rooms...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank r0bertpk
Ian M, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam-Oysterbay, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at DoubleTree by Hilton -Oyster Bay, as your “home away from home”, we really appreciate the time you have taken to review our hotel following your recent stay with us. Your comments are a valuable part of our commitment to continually review and improve our services. We are delighted that, overall you enjoyed your...

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Yesterday I went to this hotel for dinner The ambience and location are great and marvelous The food is good but not wav The service is poor . The waiter gave me initially a menu card with sandwiches and pizzas more like a snacks card at 7.30 pm night Then when I asked him if there is no other menu...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank satyaprasad2000
Ian M, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam-Oysterbay, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to dine at DoubleTree by Hilton -Oyster Bay, we appreciate the time you have taken to review the Pool Bar following your recent experience with us. Your comments are a valuable part of our commitment to continually review and improve our services. We are disappointed that we did not meet your expectations during your recent visit...

Winchester, Virginia
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We were in Dar for 6 nights and spent two of those downtown in the "5 Star" Serena. We couldn't wait to get out of there. The Serena was undergoing major renovations and everything about it was the exact opposite of this Hilton. We spent 4 nights here and it's absolutely fabulous. From the views, to the service, to the...

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank HuntCon
Ian M, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam-Oysterbay, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at DoubleTree by Hilton -Oyster Bay, as your “home away from home”, we really appreciate the time you have taken to review our hotel following your recent stay with us. Your comments are a valuable part of our commitment to continually review and improve our services. We are delighted that, overall you enjoyed your...

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 June 2016

It was my first time in Tanzania - I had heard the people were warm and this was certainly true in the hotel. I had rang a week in advance to ask if a room could be ready for an early arrival, as my flight landed in the morning. Vanessa spoke to me, said it wouldn't be a problem, and...

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank Nigel D
Ian M, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam-Oysterbay, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at DoubleTree by Hilton -Oyster Bay, as your “home away from home”, we really appreciate the time you have taken to review our hotel following your recent stay with us. Your comments are a valuable part of our commitment to continually review and improve our services. We are delighted that, overall you enjoyed your...

Reviewed 21 June 2016

The staff is very friendly and ready to assist. the food is good feels just like home but with a lot more comfort. sit back relax and enjoy. . The area is nice and quiet and safe. the rooms are clean and spacious and its located in the Oyster bay close to the beach.This is a must visit if your...

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank Ivy O
Ian M, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam-Oysterbay, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at DoubleTree by Hilton -Oyster Bay, as your “home away from home”, we really appreciate the time you have taken to review our hotel following your recent stay with us. Your comments are a valuable part of our commitment to continually review and improve our services. We are delighted that, overall you enjoyed your...

daswo
Reviewed 19 June 2016

I stayed here a few nights on business, the hotel has grown with another building, so my view was the only thing about this hotel I didn't like. The room was big, comfortable with a nice bathroom. The staff were friendly and plentiful and the bar area was welcoming. The location was right on the water and the pool area...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank daswo
Ian M, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam-Oysterbay, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at DoubleTree by Hilton -Oyster Bay, as your “home away from home”, we really appreciate the time you have taken to review our hotel following your recent stay with us. Your comments are a valuable part of our commitment to continually review and improve our services. We are delighted that, overall you enjoyed your...

330 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (284)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (39)
Viewed
View from Room (8)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (66)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Room/Suite (32)
Viewed
Bathroom (7)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (2)
Viewed
Other (125)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (46)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (15)
Viewed
Dining (9)
Viewed
Room/Suite (11)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (2)
Viewed
Other (9)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Dar es Salaam hotels
8.5 km away
Ramada Resort Dar es Salaam
Ramada Resort Dar es Salaam
#5 of 99 in Dar es Salaam
236 reviews
7.2 km away
Hyatt Regency Dar es Salaam, The Kilimanjaro
5.1 km away
Protea Hotel by Marriott Dar es Salaam Courtyard
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
2.1 km away
Sea Cliff Hotel
Sea Cliff Hotel
#4 of 99 in Dar es Salaam
429 reviews
7.2 km away
Tanzanite Executive Suites
Tanzanite Executive Suites
#8 of 99 in Dar es Salaam
624 reviews
0.2 km away
Hotel Slipway
Hotel Slipway
#12 of 99 in Dar es Salaam
262 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Highlights •Located 4.3 Miles from the City Center •Oceanfront property with bay views •Swimming pool and jetty •Three onsite restaurants •5 Meeting Rooms .What to do around here Select the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel - Dar es Salaam and be close to shops, restaurants and boating. Our hotel offers beautiful bay views and tropical, lush gardens. Enjoy staying in the most affluent area of Dar es Salaam when choosing our hotel. We are within walking distance of restaurants, shops and clubs. Spend a day on the beach. Go snorkeling, fishing and diving. Tee off at the Gymkhana Golf Course, only three miles away from the hotel. Take a 20-minute flight to Mikumi Wildlife Reserve. Visit the Dar es Salaam Yacht Club and go sailing. Visit the Slipway Arts and Crafts Center only two minutes away from the hotel. This popular recreation area offers bookshops, open-air restaurants and pubs. Be sure to visit the Village Museum, Sea Cliff Village and Shoppers Plaza. ... more   less 

Additional Information about DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam-Oysterbay

Address: Slipway Road Msasani Peninsular, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Price Range: ₹ 10,958 - ₹ 18,309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam-Oysterbay 4*
Number of rooms: 149
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Booking.com, Orbitz, Hilton EMEA, Expedia, HotelTravel.com, Jovago.com, Odigeo, Agoda, Travelocity and Priceline so you can book your DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam-Oysterbay reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Doubletree By Hilton Dar Es Salaam-Oysterbay Hotel Dar Es Salaam
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Dar es Salaam
#5 Luxury Hotel in Dar es Salaam
#9 Business Hotel in Dar es Salaam
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam-Oysterbay staff and other travellers.
10 questions
Ask a question
Wilmslow, United Kingdom
Cairo, Egypt
over a year ago
4 months ago

See all questions (10)

Questions? Get answers from DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam-Oysterbay staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Do not take rooms on the 5th floor. the hotel has meeting rooms on the 6th floor which can be quite busy.”
 of 5 bubbles sood_varun85, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Due to the construction happening next door you may wish to consider asking for rooms with ocean view rather than streetview.”
 of 5 bubbles o2bnkd, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Sea view rooms are a bonus”
 of 5 bubbles NDawbneyFisher, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher is better. Hilton Honors members get best dibs.”
  • Great view from the room this stay.
 of 5 bubbles rmc1971, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask the front desk for a sea view since the hotel has different rooms. My experience has been the even numbered rooms are sea facing.”
 of 5 bubbles monuh, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay