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Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there for an early flight out of DAR. The rooms were fine. The advertised breakfast was non existent - it was toast and jelly and they tried to charge us for a juice. Not a great location unless you need to be close to the airport.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was good for an overnight stay close to the airport. It was a very short drive to the airport and Reception organised a transfer for USD5 each way, which was a great help to us. The rooms were comfortable and clean but very noisy. Noise came from both outside (night market / party, as well as a mosque) and...

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Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We landed at 22:00 and had to be back at the airport the next morning at 6:00. This hotel arranged pick up and drop off without incident and is located super close to the terminal. We got checked in quickly and the room was clean and ready. Our A/C unit had a tough time keeping up with Dar humidity, but...

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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed here for several hours after arriving on Turkish Airlines which gets into DAR at around 3am and before our mid-afternoon flight out to Zanzibar. If you're looking for something more 'marginally more comfortable' than staying in the hotel for greater than 4 hours but less than 10 hours, this is your best bet. However, if...

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Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Does what it says on the tin. Very basic, easy place to crash for a night in between flights. Less than 5 minutes to the airport and airport transfers are available at any time, and are very cheap (10000 shillings or 5 usd). The rooms are clean which was my main concern.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Clean, tidy rooms. Food was lovely though you do have to wait for ages (an hour in our case .. there is a TV with English subtitles to watch) . Staff are friendly but have limited English. Only negative was the African plumbing (ie shower didn't work and taps iffy)

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Really close to airport, very clean and tidy! Breakfast was included and we had arranged for a late checkout the night before so that we could just relax and wait for our flight in the afternoon the next day, when we woke up there seemed to be a powercut in only our room, but staff was very helpful and just...

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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Clean enough for a lay over. Very close to airport. Transfer costs $5. Safe too. Room clean Beds clean Fan Air con TV Bathroom, ok not amazing but will serve purpose. Not bad for $50 Local area is quite busy and I wouldn't say it's very touristy, so be careful if you venture out.

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rolandi, Manager at Transit Motel Airport, responded to this review

We would like to thank Mamnunz for taking his time to write this candid review of our place. We hope that you will stay with us again when on transit in Dar es Salaam. Karibu sana Mamnunz

Alnwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016

If you arrive lat in Dar, this is probably the closest and easiest place to stop. They will meet you for $5. The rooms are basic, the staff friendly and the breakfast good. My room had no hot water. But, overall, not a bad place to spend the night.

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rolandi, Manager at Transit Motel Airport, responded to this review

Thank you Ian for the review of our place. I am sorry that you had a problem with hot water. I guess you stayed btn room 5 to 10. The problem is now solved as from mid october 2016 we're installing a water heater in every room. We are getting rid of the centralized heater which when broken the whole...

Reviewed 23 September 2016

Serviceable accommodation near to the airport. Clean and convenient for early morning departures or quick stopovers. Friendly staff and decent wifi is also very convenient. They also will arrange a taxi for you to get back to airport for around 10,000 TZS.

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TransitMotels, Manager at Transit Motel Airport, responded to this review

We would like to thank Jamie for the candid review of our hotel. I will definitely pass your compliments to our staff. Karibu sana

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Transit Motel Airport is located near Dar Es Salaam's J Nyerere Airport providing clean and affordable no frills accommodation. The Motel is ideal place for travelers arriving late during the night or those departing very early in the morning. We provide airport transfers to our guests upon request. Check-in can be done any time (yes! 24/7) And late check out can be arranged. Breakfast (included in the room rate) is available even for early departed guests. Free WiFi available to our guests ... more   less 

Additional Information about Transit Motel Airport

Address: 4 Block D Karakata Rd, Off J Nyerere Airport | P O Box 18083, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Price Range: €38 - €56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Transit Motel Airport 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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