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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 21 January 2016

I Have stayed 3 night here . This hotel was conveniently located. It was a 3 minute walk to get on the ferry. The hotel was quiet and clean. The Chef over there prepare for me Special biriyani , and fish bbq - was too much tasty. Godwin was very helpful and polite during my stay.

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Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 20 January 2016

We booked this hotel just for one night, when returning for Arusha, because we where living to Zanzibar next morning. Ferry is less that 5 minutes walking from the hotel, which is the only plus for this hotel. Room was dirty, refrigerator for smelly, elevator was dirty... If you are planing to stay for more then one night, I would...

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Braunschweig, Germany
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Somebody entered my hotel room, while I was in the bar to eat a soup, and STOLE 150USD and 100€. I am 100% sure, without any doubts, that it was somebody from the stuff of the hotel, exploiting the situation, that I was totally exhausted from a 13 hours bus trip, that I was ill because of diarrhea and that...

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Placerville, California
Reviewed 31 October 2015

A good hotel for its price range in my opinion, especially if you'll be taking the Ferry to Zanzibar. Rooms were clean, Wifi connection was reliable, and the air conditioning was a welcome respite from the heat outside. The staff may not be overly friendly but they were helpful. The food at the in house restaurant was just average, there...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

The rooms here are nothing special. Security is good as is the restaurant. Staff very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good. Location is good in the heart of the city and very close to the ferry to Zanzibar, banks and places to eat. Good water pressure in shower to wash off the grime of travel. AC quiet and effective. Not...

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Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

We found Rainbow hotel after an aborted attempt to stay at the nearby Heritage Motel where we had made a reservation. (Botched) The manager was onsite and helpful and friendly. The room was fine, clean and basic (for the price of $65 for 2 people including breakfast you cannot expect the Ritz !). Bathroom was very small but clean. Basically...

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2015

We stayed at this hotel for 2nights before travelling onto Dodoma. The location is very good and close to the ferry for Zanzibar. It is in the centre of Dar so it's easy to find places but be careful as in any big city. The hotel was very clean and everything worked well. It's a pity there were no mosquito...

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Richfield, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We stayed 1 night here before taking the ferry to Zanzibar. This hotel was conveniently located. It was a 3 minute walk to get on the ferry. The hotel was quiet and clean. We ordered dinner from the hotel restaurant and it was absolutely delicious. The complimentary breakfast was very disappointing. Oily pancakes, dry toast and bananas. It was nice...

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Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

I booked this hotel as we stayed only two nights in Dar before heading for Zanzibar. The ferries for Zanzibar leave just five minutes away from the hotel. The staff are really helpful but their level of English is not very good. What I did not like about the hotel- the rooms have very old furniture, the cleanliness is not...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We used the Rainbow Hotel in Dar as a jumping off point several times in our month in East Africa. The service is reliable, the rooms clean and quiet. A very functional hotel, not fancy but meets the needs especially with its location. The staff was friendly and helpful, even when we arrived late or left very early. Breakfast leaves...

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rainbow hotel is located in the heart of Dar-es-salaam city centre. Zanzibar Ferry terminal is only 5 minutes walk from the Hotel. There are lots of shops, restaurants, shopping malls, banks just as you step out of the hotel. The hotel has 75 rooms comprising of :16 singles, 24 standard doubles, 16 deluxe doubles and 16 twin rooms. We also have 3 apartments ( 1x 1 bedroom & 2 x 2 bedrooms). All bedrooms are ensuite and come with air conditioning, cable tv and free internet (Wi-Fi). We have a multi-cuisine restaurant which sits upto 90 people. There is also a Conference centre located on the top floor of the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rainbow Hotel

Address: Plot No. 1900/59 Morogoro Road, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Price Range: ₹ 4,412 - ₹ 8,418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rainbow Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 75
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“Close to harbor”
 of 5 bubbles Cornelie1971, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Contact : Godwin”
 of 5 bubbles P1405HG_, 20 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Do not book any room in this hotel, if you do not want to be robbed as me!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 322stephanieo, 16 Jan 2016 | Read review
“There's a roof top space that is pleasant in the evenings”
 of 5 bubbles Jdodo2011, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“doubles better that singles”
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