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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is an overnight stop-over hotel - seems to be especially for people on safaris. However, we stayed there when on our way to Zanzibar. It is really top notch - service, cleanliness and food. However, it is extremely expensive - we only did one night and that was over US$1,000 for the two of us ("sharing" a room!). I...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oyster Bay is a small and sumptuous place Comprising only eight rooms it occupies an anonymous location on the beach front in a elegant part of the city. Once a much larger hotel, Oyster Bay has been redesigned to cater for those guests primarily embarking on a safari or at the end of one. The overall feel is one of...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Located, on a Friday afternoon a depressing "is this Los Angeles?" two hour drive from the airport, Oyster is a beautiful, stylish property, wonderfully overseen by Sebastian and a most welcoming staff. The spacious room - a separate seating area, a bed the size of a small island and bathroom the size of a large New York apartment - was...

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Reviewed 14 November 2016 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
Reviewed 1 November 2016

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...

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Thank Edward T
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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...

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Barwon Heads, Australia
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...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • 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 

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Address: Toure Drive, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Price Range: £308 - £308 (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
#14 Luxury Hotel in Dar es Salaam
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“Room 6 had a lovely view of the Indian Ocean”
 of 5 bubbles jayglick, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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