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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 18 October 2015

I am rating this place 5 start because it does not pretend to be anything else then advertised. This hotel is the closest option to the airport, only a short drive on that very bumpy road, just by the railway racks (I have never heard a train go past though when I was there). Can be walked from the airport...

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Amsterdam
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Making the reservation it was not possible to arrange a pick up. Arrived October 7 , 2015 late at night an official of the airport brought me to a taxi driver. The place is little too far to walk specially at night time. He brought me correctly for $4.° (10.000 Tsh.) to the entrance. Some staff helped me with (very...

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Clarksville, Arkansas
Reviewed 18 September 2015

If all you need is easy access to the airport this is it. Much more and you are in the wrong place. I stayed here some time ago but had an occasion where I needed to get to and from the airport in the wee hours of the night/morning and decided this would closest and easiest. After having trouble using...

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1Thank njiani
Toronto
Reviewed 16 September 2015

I only stayed here for half a day I was in transit waiting for a flight at night. It was located 10 min walk from the airport and had many local places to eat just outside. My room was pretty standard - had clean bed, AC worked well, in room wifi and bathroom had hot water for shower. Nothing to...

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1Thank becca108
Arusha
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Thought I would try this hotel as its close to the airport-bad decision. Reconfirmed twice to have someone pick us from the airport. Nobody did so after waiting and waiting organised a taxi which is pretty scary. Got to the hotel and they had given us a twin room instead of a double bed (even though we had booked a...

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

Thank you Wyoming for your candid review. It is true that we gave you a twin bedroom instead of a double room you booked. The problem was that the guests that were to check out on the day you booked extend their stay because of the flight cancellation. we did not have unoccupied double room on that particular day, so...

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2015

We arrived into Dar at 11pm and were then leaving at 6am. Transit motel was perfect, and the transfer which we ordered was excellent too, so much so that we booked a room for the day on our return when we arrive at 9am and then were leaving at 9pm. All excellent for the price.

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

We would like to thank our guest Kudu for this review. It gives us a great happiness to receive such reviews from satisfied guests karibu sana Kudu and other transit travellers

Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I'm from the US and came over to Transit from the airport to stay during a layover. It has everything you could want (air conditioner, fan, TV with world news, wifi, bar, comfortable beds, etc), all for a great price. Of note, the wifi is also one of the fastest I've seen in Tanzania. The ride from the airport is...

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Lusaka
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Got to Dar es Salaam at 01:30, enroute to Zanzibar the next day, needed somewhere to sleep and thought, Transit Motel, why not? We arranged for airport pick up, and soon as we got out, our driver was waiting for us. The motel was about 5mins drive from the airport. The room was fairly nice, had a tv with about...

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Morogoro, Tanzania
Reviewed 6 August 2015

This is a good no frills place for a short stay close to the airport. I have stayed at Transit Motel a few times when my time in Dar before catching a fight has been so short as not to merit heading into town or when arriving in Dar by air at an awkward hour in the night and not...

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Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2015

The Motel is very close to the airport but will still require a taxi or some form of transport if you have a lot of luggage or are arriving in the dark. It's a bit noisy outside but I think I was too tired to care - although I was woken at 4am by someone rattling a metal cage for...

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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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: €36 - €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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