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    Rainbow Hotel

    Plot No. 1900/59 Morogoro Road, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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    • Excellent20%
    • Very good37%
    • Average30%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible7%
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    “zanzibar ferry” (14 reviews)
    “ferry terminal” (10 reviews)
    “budget hotel” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 137 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed here for one night before the trip to Zanzibar. This budget hotel is clean and the main advantage is the proximity to the Azam ferry terminal which is only 5 mins walk. Some disadvantage is the noise from the street.

    Thank globetrekker79
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I lucked out and got a 3-bed room to myself in this adequately fitted-out hotel. The restaurant served very filling food, and was open until quite late - a definite plus. The breakfast was excellent, too. One can't argue with the location, just up from...More

    Thank Gavin P
    Reviewed 16 November 2017

    That's the second time I write a review about Rainbow hotel and the third time I sleep there. Reading reviews about thieves, bad management, awful rooms can refrain you from booking a room; but I can ensure the customers even though bad things can happen...More

    1  Thank Francesca A
    Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

    11 floor this hotel .. 10 minute from the kilimanjaro express .. The room are nice and clean TV . Aircon . My room 405 Free wifi cool Restaurant on the 1 floor Supermarket next street casino shopping center .. Security is very important to...More

    Thank Sophie N
    Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

    Right in the heart of Dar Es Salaam. A place that will make you feel you never left home. Hospitality never a disappointment and the communication and response when making bookings always as promised. This Hotel definitely recommend when in Dar. Just asked for Gordwin...More

    1  Thank Gershon B
    Response from ash_yaar, Owner at Rainbow HotelResponded 9 November 2017

    Thank you for your review Gershon! We are glad you had a pleasant stay and hope to see you again at Rainbow!

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • US$ 23 - US$ 64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 75
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Dar Es Salaam Region >
    • Dar es Salaam
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    Rubab M
    9 October 2017|
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    Response from Daniel M | Reviewed this property |
    I do not think they have apartments. Although Daniel Gordon told me they have family condos
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    "Seven floor room is top!"
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    "rooms on 8th and 9th floor (higher up, towards the end of the corridors have the best views"
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