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    Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel

    Ohio Street | P.O. Box 791, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent25%
    • Very good51%
    • Average19%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
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    Spa
    Business Centre
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    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

    I was looking very forward to my hotel stay, after just completing a stay at Niairobi Serena. Well chalk and cheese! My stay was a four night stay. Service very very slow. Room was not serviced property. My shower gell was left empty on my...More

    Thank Jennifer B
    Response from SerenaHotels, Deputy General Manager at Dar es Salaam Serena HotelResponded 2 December 2015

    Dear Jennifer B, Thank you for taking the time to review our Hotel. I am sorry that your experience did not fully meet your expectations and for that, please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. We continuously strive to meet and exceed our guests...More

    Reviewed 17 October 2015

    Although the hotel is old; yet it's well maintained. The room size is good, the location is great, the restaurant is variable and the breakfast buffet is amazing. The location is perfect. easy access to all parts of Dar Es SalaamMore

    Thank Ayman1975
    Response from SerenaHotels, Deputy General Manager at Dar es Salaam Serena HotelResponded 2 December 2015

    Dear Ayman1975, Thank you for taking time to share your experience following your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and your comments have been shared with all the staff. We constantly strive to offer a "zero" defect...More

    Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

    Arrived at 11pm with a group of colleagues and they had lost around 25% of our bookings. Check in was farcical and took hours, with no communication from staff as to what the problem was. Showing them copies of the booking confirmation and proof of...More

    Thank Katy S
    Response from SerenaHotels, Deputy General Manager at Dar es Salaam Serena HotelResponded 2 December 2015

    Dear Katy S, Thank you for taking the time to review our Hotel. I am sorry that your experience did not fully meet your expectations and for that, please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. We continuously strive to meet and exceed our guests...More

    Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

    Stayed at Dar Es Salaam Serena Hotel during a business trip. Certainly not a luxory hotel but a good option if you are looking for a clean, safe and friendly hotel downtown. Located downtown near the sea but without access to it, the property is...More

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    Response from SerenaHotels, Deputy General Manager at Dar es Salaam Serena HotelResponded 2 December 2015

    Dear EGB201, Thank you for taking time to review our hotel. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and your comments have been shared with all the staff. We continuously strive to meet and exceed our guests expectations and we are happy...More

    Reviewed 8 October 2015

    The Serena Dar es Salaam is 5* hotel and everything is right about it. So i will not mention the nice rooms, great staff, amazing service etc I will mention how good the WIFI was....I had a conference call in the afternoon and i thought...More

    Thank Letoya
    Response from SerenaHotels, Deputy General Manager at Dar es Salaam Serena HotelResponded 14 November 2015

    Dear Letoya, Thank you for taking time to review our hotel following your recent stay with us. We are delighted to note that we were able to meet your expectations. We recently invested heavily in our WiFi infrastructure and it is refreshing to note that...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$ 207 - US$ 808 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #6 Luxury Hotel in Dar es Salaam
    • #10 Business Hotel in Dar es Salaam
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    • Number of rooms
    • 230
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    Response from Sandip B | Reviewed this property |
    The hotel is very flexible but you put your request early and don't check in at 3 am at least 5 am they will request to have your breakfast following day or depends on your booking plan . No doubt Serena dar Es salaam is the... More
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