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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a delightful, spacious accommodation targeting business visitors. The views are great ! Own kitchenette, guest bedroom Polite and helpful staff; adjacent to the sea and to a shopping mall with easy access to areas of interest... they accommodated my interests and challenges! Would return sunday for holiday or business

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London
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a truly stunning boutique hotel with amazing staff. It really feels like a beautiful home from home. We arrived after a long flight and were truly able to unwind. A fantastic sea view, lovely garden and wonderful food. The rooms are large and airy. We will be back.

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

A wonderful oasis in Dar for the start of end of a holiday - we flew in and stayed there on our first night in Tanzania before going on to a safari. We were the only guests there, although it has 8 rooms in total. We were spoilt with the attention we got from the wonderful staff. Not over the... More 

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Thank Edward T
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

The Hotel has everything from quality rooms, service, food (They have a fine selection of sea-food), and a nice view of the Indian Ocean. It's a classy place to stay at, hold meetings, take a family for a vacation, or for a romantic stay.

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Thank Minassie A
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

What a gorgeous hotel - small and very personal with spacious rooms and HUGE bathrooms with freestanding baths. We stayed here for one night before going on safari in the Selous. Upon arrival we were told they have no menu and what would we like to eat - they had everything you could possibly want! Sebastian and his team could... More 

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Barwon Heads, Australia
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

Small hotel but perfect for an overnight stay after arriving in Dar Es Salaam from Australia. Large well equipped rooms with sea views, good pool and very helpful staff. Outstanding dinner. The only negative was the very long time (10 minutes +0 that it took for the only luke warm water to make it to the shower. Will definitely stay... More 

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Thank Charles H
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

we stayed in this hotel for 1 night before our trip to Larchfiled homes for children in need. food is amazing, staff are awesome and rooms are extremely large, clean and comfy!! the pool is to try for sure and have some nice Kilimanjaro beer at the terrasse by night

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Thank Philip N
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 February 2016

We were in Dar es Salaam for a day. Our flight from our safari came in at 10 in the morning and our flight out to Amsterdam was at midnight. What could we do for a day? Oyster Bay was the perfect answer. We were picked up at the airport and had a tour of the city as we wound... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 2 December 2015

We stayed at the Oyster Bay at the end of our stay in Tanzania. It was a wonderful hotel. We were able to enjoy wonderful meals at whatever time suited us. We could relax in the lovely gardens by the pool. A car and driver picked us up at the airport and took us back for our return flight home... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 October 2015

Fantastic room overlooking the sea, beautiful garden and pool and the kindest chef, Demeter who indulged and took great care of us. We arrived at Oyster Bay and unfortunately, l was quite unwell ( later found to be a kidney infection) but was well looked after by the big hearted Demeter who took it upon herself to find appropriate medication... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Oyster Bay is like staying with friends, a beautiful large home and garden with eight luxurious ocean facing guest suites, spacious in the extreme (70 sqm) with luxurious bathrooms, air-conditioned, fabulously furnished in contemporary African style, the suites reflect modern day Africa in a timeless setting – balmy, equatorial, coastal, Dar es Salaam. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Oyster Bay Hotel

Address: Toure Drive, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Price Range: £303 - £303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Oyster Bay Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 48
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#1 Family Hotel in Dar es Salaam
#1 Romantic Hotel in Dar es Salaam
#15 Luxury Hotel in Dar es Salaam
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“I think all the rooms are identical - there are only 8”
 of 5 bubbles Lara123hall, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room on top floor for best ocean views”
 of 5 bubbles 835charlesh, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Each room is perferct-all look over the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles ICFD5, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face the sea”
 of 5 bubbles tanjik2015, 8 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are great but the top too floors offer the best views”
 of 5 bubbles Trav3lmonk3y, 24 Sep 2015 | Read review
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