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istanbul
Reviewed 7 July 2016

First of all don' even think about waking here, it is close but very very rough environment. This place seems safe with high walls and security. the rooms are small but enough, there is AC and wifi and a restaurant. so for us to sleep for our 03:25 flight until 01:30 was a perfect 60 usd spent The taxi is...

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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

The staff went above and beyond to accommodate our long layover (11pm to 2pm the next day). This hotel is exactly as described - no frills. It met my expectations. They provide pickup and drop off service at a reasonable rate of $5 which is well worth it.

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 28 May 2016

I am reviewing this for what it is, it is a transit Hotel that is very reasonably priced. It is very close to the Airport and Taxi is $5. The room was clean and bed firm but comfortable. Air con worked well and bathroom OK but shower was not great. Staff were friendly and food good.

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Ireland
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Transit Motel provides basic accommodation and is ideally located very close to Dar Es Salaam international airport. Rooms are a little dated but clean. Receptionist organisated early morning call and taxi to airport.

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

We, at Transit Motel Airport, would like to thank our guest Coghlan47 for taking his time to write this review. We hope to see you again next time you're in Dar es Salaam.

Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Traffic in Dar es Salaam is notoriously bad, especially during rush hour. So, if you have a morning flight from Dar es Salaam, it behooves one to stay at a hotel close to the airport. The Transit Motel Airport is one of the few options for the Dar es Salaam Airport, and it fulfills your needs. I was apprehensive of...

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

i would like to thank Ardenvalia for this candid review. We are happy to receive a 5 star from a level 5 contributor (i.e traveled more, mostly). The credit/debit card system have been a problem for sometimes now, that's why we have recently set an online payment system where you can make the payment using your own mobile device. The...

Marseille, France
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Clean and comfortable, convenient to the airport. Arranged pickup before, $5 each way (even though I arrived at around 12:30 am no 'night' charge like others have mentioned. Room was fine, AC worked but very cold (remote missing so couldn't change the temperature). AC was loud but good for drowning out street noises. Breakfast was fine, staff was helpful. Really,...

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

Thank you Langley for your candid review. We are sorry about the AC problem. We've sort it out so your next visit will be more comfortable. Karibu sana

Tenafly, New Jersey
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The room was comfortable but small looked to be about 8th ft shower good. Perfect if you r just in transit not looking 4 an overnight very very close to airport, about 5 minute drive or 15 minute walk at most taxi fare is about 5000 tz shl I felt the place was safe I had early departure to mwanza...

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

Thank you Mike for your candid review. We are happy that you had a pleasant stay with us and are looking forward to serving you in the near future

Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

I didn't have high expectations going in but I thought it was a little bit worse than I expected: -Service was poor: felt like people did not care about our concerns and a meal that we were told would take 35 minutes too over an hour -Food was average: Once we got our meal we were definitely underwhelmed. Dry and...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Arrived very late so staff clearly tired, no water in room but able to buy some, bed comfy and basic. Shower ok. Breakfast pretty early so not much turn around time for staff - unusual beef stew offering which didn't go down as an option for most of us. However it is transit hotel and did the job

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Illinois
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We stayed here on lay-over, and it was perfect for this purpose. It was clean, quiet and not expensive We arrived at 2am and checked in without a problem. We were allowed to stay until our afternoon flight. Within 5 minutes of the airport. Cabs are only $5 and are there with every flight.

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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: €35 - €47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Transit Motel Airport 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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