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    Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort

    Africana Road | Jangwani Beach, Dar es Salaam 3030, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent34%
    • Very good40%
    • Average12%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible8%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Kitchenette
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    Wheelchair Access
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    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 302 reviews

    Reviewed today

    The staff at the White Sands were great and very helpful. However, the hotel rooms could do with an upgrade. I had to change rooms as the shower was not working in the first room allocated to me. the food was good with some variety....More

    Thank 202kaem
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Nice hotel. Very comfortable. Friendly stuff. Lots of weddings happening Fridays and Saturdays. Very clean pool area and beach area. The food was very tasty but the breakfast was too minimal. But that seems like the standard in Tanzania. Nice breeze from the ocean The...More

    Thank Mbuyaaaa
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The hotel area and view of the ocean are beautiful. Food at the buffet was expensive, but decent. It cost about 20 UDS just for entrance for my family, which doesn't include any food or drinks. I was really disappointed to find such a filthy...More

    Thank Amy35394
    Response from Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach ResortResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Amy35394, Thank you for visiting the Hotel and for giving us feedback on your visit. Our entrance fee is 9 USD on Weekdays and 22 USD on Sundays which includes a buffet lunch. I would like to thank you for your observation regarding the...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Lovely hotel with amazing views. Rooms were spacious and clean, and the beds were very comfortable. Bathrooms were outdated and old, which needs renovation. Breakfast was ok with lovely views of the Indian Ocean, but there was no variety each day, it was all the...More

    Thank ronakshah07
    Response from Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach ResortResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Ronashah, Thank you for staying at Hotel White Sands and for taking the opportunity to review us on TripAdvisor. We would like to thank you for observations and feedback, regarding the breakfast and rooms, we would also like to suggest that on your return...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    What I loved most about the place was the view of the ocean/beach from my room. The food was okay. The staff were also very helpful and friendly. The wifi works through out the hotel which was a plus for me.More

    Thank Emily K
    Response from Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach ResortResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Emily K, Thank you for staying at Hotel White Sands and for taking the opportunity to review us on TripAdvisor. Happy to know that you enjoyed your mid year vacations with us. Perhaps on your next visit you could also take the opportunity to...More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 115 - US$ 181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Romantic Hotel in Dar es Salaam
    • #5 On the Beach Hotel in Dar es Salaam
    • #5 Business Hotel in Dar es Salaam
    • #9 Luxury Hotel in Dar es Salaam
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 146
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Dar Es Salaam Region >
    • Dar es Salaam
    • Also Known As
    • White Sands Hotel And Dar Es Salaam
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    Dining (38)
    Hotel & Grounds (152)
    Bathroom (3)
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    bignosebruce
    21 May 2017|
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    Response from Andrew W | Reviewed this property |
    Just as has been said, generally there no big difference. You are better of asking the hotel to pick you up it is part of what they offer. Enjoy your stay.
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    Eman A
    6 August 2016|
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    Response from Zoi M | Reviewed this property |
    I was able to use it for a 8000 entry fee and then 10000 fee for the wifi code. So yes, but not for free.
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    Bill H
    30 November 2015|
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    Response from Steve A | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Bill taxi transfer from the airport to the hotel is between USD $35_40. Depending on your negotiation skills. You can pay in dollars or Tanzanian Shillings around 40K Tanzanian Shillings. Distance one way is about 35km.
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