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Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort

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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Really the best hotel north of Dar es salaam. ..rooms are lovely and clean...warm welcome..all rooms facing the Indian ocean with manicured lawns in between. ..beach nice but ocean the only let down...filthy. so sad to see so much plastic bags and garbage. Horrendous. Hotel...More

Thank Rob L
Response from Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach ResortResponded 25 October 2016

Dear Rob L, 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 really enjoyed your week with us taking a time to utilize the services provided as well as...More

Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Besides the shady entrance the hotel is slick and fine. I would recommend this hotel for all people because the price for staying per night is moderate and we stayed in a suite two bedroom one hall and one bathroom all for a smashing £140....More

Thank Mufaddal Y
Response from Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach ResortResponded 25 October 2016

Dear Mufaddal Y, Thank you for staying at Hotel White Sands and for reviewing us on TripAdvisor. I am more than happy to hear that you had a wonderful stay, and do hope you return soon. Kind regards, Hotel White Sands Team

Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Im currently attending a conference at White Sands and as a returning guest, I enjoy coming here. The food is wonderful staff from the reception is always welcoming. The only let down is the service in the restaurant its non existent the staff lag around...More

Thank Joachim T
Response from Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach ResortResponded 25 October 2016

Dear Joachim T, Thank you very much for staying and conferencing at Hotel White Sands , I would like to thank you for your feedback and assure you that we have address the situation and that it will not happen in the future, as we...More

Reviewed 8 October 2016

Visited the hotel as a day visitor so cannot comment on the bedrooms. Palm Trees and greenery close to the hotel, a contrast to the busy dusty road from the port area. Well set out, with two pools and bungalows located along the beachfront. A...More

Thank Ralph R
Response from Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach ResortResponded 17 October 2016

Dear Ralph R, Thank you very much for visiting Hotel White Sands and for reviewing us on TripAdvisor. I am more thank happy to read that you had a wonderful experience not only enjoying the food but taking the time to admire the post card...More

Reviewed 21 September 2016

It was an hour & a half drive from the airport to the Hotel White Sands. Check in was a breeze at the front desk. Our room number 345 is quite far from the Lobby, our luggage was sent to the room by the bell-hop....More

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Response from Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach ResortResponded 27 September 2016

Dear WorldGlutton, Thank you for staying a Hotel White Sands and for taking the to review your experience with us. Firstly thank you for the detailed and generous feedback and I am happy to know that you fully enjoyed your time with us, I would...More

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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
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$129 - US$337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
Details
Price range
US$129 - US$337 (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
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bignosebruce
21 May 2017|
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Response from Gavin G | Reviewed this property |
I would take an Uber...
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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
29 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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"Get an ocean view."
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"Choose a room nearer to the Lobby as keys to the room may need re charging."
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"Beach view rooms a must"
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