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    Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort

    Africana Road | Jangwani Beach, Dar es Salaam 3030, Tanzania
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$ 187
          US$ 126
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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
          Concierge
          Spa
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
          Dry Cleaning
          Shuttle Bus Service
          Private Balcony
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 328 reviews

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          We stayed here between 27th May - 3rd June 2017. The hotel was practically empty as it was towards the end of the rainy season, plus Ramadan had started, however the hotel still operate. The one thing that makes this hotel special is the staff...More

          Thank Yhenini
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          nice place with a fabulous location. large rooms and suites and lots of things to do. wish they had maintained the rooms as well. musty rooms and a definite no no for allergic and asthmatic people. u need to walk a lot to get to...More

          1  Thank takama
          Response from Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

          Dear Takama, Thank you for staying at White Sands and for taking the Time to review us on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your observations and feeback and we will look into it. Thank you once again and look forward to welcoming you in the near future....More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          -the location is great! about 15-20 minutes drive from the city -we wanted white sand beaches and scenic views for a day without having to go all the way to zanzibar, and for me this is the place you want to go. Entrance for outside...More

          Thank BaselAlBasel
          Response from Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

          Dear BaselAlBasel, Thank you for visiting Hotel White Sands and taking the opportunity to review us on TripAdvisor. Firstly I would like to thank our very detailed and generous feedback whilst visiting us and I am happy to know that all expectations were meant and...More

          Reviewed 17 May 2017

          This hotel is really well kept and super clean. My favorite feature of all is the bar and lounge area that is located on a jetty. The beaches are lovely, the staff is friendly, and the prices are decent enough to spend a weekend with...More

          Thank Kymberli A
          Response from Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

          Dear Kymberli A, Thank you for staying at Hotel White Sands and for taking the opportunity to review us on TripAdvisor. I am very happy to hear that you fully enjoy your stay with family and that all expectations were met during your stay. I...More

          Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

          This hotel was the highlight of our trip to Tanzania. I wish we stayed here for the entire trip The beach was scenic, the food at the pool bar/ pizza place was fantastic. The hotel has a cinema and there is a water park right...More

          Thank Tizee
          Response from Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach ResortResponded 26 April 2017

          Dear Tizee, Thank you for staying at Hotel White Sands and for taking the opportunity to review your stay on TripAdvisor. Very delighted to know that you and your family enjoyed your time with us during the Easter Holidays and got an opportunity to use...More

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          About
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          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
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Banquet Room
          • Conference Facilities
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 111 - US$ 183 (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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          Traveller (229)
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          Dining (38)
          Hotel & Grounds (150)
          Bathroom (3)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          bignosebruce
          how much is taxi vs hotel shuttle from airport to witesand baeach hotel
          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
          Is it possible to use the beach at this hotel if i am not staying there??
          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
          How much is a taxi from the airport? What currency is accepted?
          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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          "Sea front, balcony"
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          "smell the bedrooms to see if they are musty!!!"
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          "most rooms we visited had sea view with large, ceiling to ground widows."
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          "Do ask for a seas view!"
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