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    Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort

    Africana Road | Jangwani Beach, Dar es Salaam 3030, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent33%
    • Very good41%
    • Average12%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible8%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
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    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    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

    Reviewed 16 April 2017

    I stayed at the White Sands for an International Conference. Everything was great. The conference organisation all went well. The hotel room was excellent = with a sea view - as was the food - mainly from the buffet. We really enjoyed walking/running down the...More

    Thank awestby
    Response from Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach ResortResponded 18 April 2017

    Dear Awestby, Thank you for staying at Hotel White Sands and for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. I am happy to know that you truly enjoyed your time with us during your conference and also took some times to enjoy the beautiful...More

    Reviewed 15 April 2017

    Be careful what you wish for. I booked via Expedia and was looking forward to some down time and specifically requested the ocean view room. On arrival, I was promptly given the worst possible room with no ocean view and was overlooking a boundary wall...More

    5  Thank grewalaman
    Reviewed 6 April 2017

    I stayed in this hotel for 4 nights on a conference trip.The hotel is really huge and it is beautifully designed just stretching along the beach.The amenities and grounds are really well maintained. The hotel has a great conference facility, the meeting room was really...More

    Thank Fetun G
    Response from Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach ResortResponded 18 April 2017

    Dear Fetuna G, Thank you for staying at Hotel White Sands and for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. I am happy that you truly enjoyed your business trip whilst staying with us and also enjoyed the delicious cuisines provided by our Chef's....More

    Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

    Business or pleasure this is an amazing hotel. Chef Anil does magic in the Kitchen and Chef Vinay is the King of Butter Chicken. Thanks for making my Business trip great and our weekend of leisure Awesome. We'll be back for sureMore

    Thank Solly V
    Response from Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach ResortResponded 18 April 2017

    Dear Solly V, Thank you for staying at Hotel White Sands and for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. Its great to hear that you had a fantastic business trip whilst with us. and I will enure Chef Anil & Chef Vinay get...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Spa
    • 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$ 178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Romantic Hotel in Dar es Salaam
    • #5 Business Hotel in Dar es Salaam
    • #5 On the Beach Hotel in Dar es Salaam
    • #10 Luxury Hotel in Dar es Salaam
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • 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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    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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    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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    "Upper rooms have a better view of the ocean"
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