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New York City, New York
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2013

Stayed here only one night,chosen purely for location as we were visiting an organisation in the same street and wanted to avoid the infamous Dar traffic . A single room is priced at a ridiculous $90...for which you don't even get a bar of soap! The bathrooms are new, and apart from some bizarre black specks on the pillows were... More 

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Thank MRinNY
Mwanza
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101 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2013

The hotel is very nice and remarkably quiet. It's clean, the rooms are small but fine (with fan, fridge and a.c.). The bar area is a good place to relax and chat. Staff are friendly. The only drawback is the location - although it isn't far from town, it's in a pretty dense housing area (with poor roads). This means... More 

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Thank Frank D
Wageningen, The Netherlands
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70 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2013

One night, business, single. + nice and friendly staff + spacious room + price + nice flora around. - no luxury - beds a bit uncomfortable All in all, good for African standards but average on TA (since TA does not allow for scoring of good)

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87 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2013

my husband and I stayed overnight here. The room had a small double and a single. one of the ceiling lights didn't work, so the room was dim. there were ants and spiders crawling on the bathroom vanity. i guess that's why they supplied a can of bug spray for the room. the bed was extremely uncomfortable. we won't be... More 

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Reviewed 9 December 2012

The construction of tall apartment buildings around the little haven has not taken its homely feel. I especially liked its lush green little gardens, friendly staff, clean and spacious rooms and really good food! Guest typically eat together around the same table hence it is a great avenue also to meet people from all over the world. If you are... More 

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Reinach, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2012

Hidden from the hustle and bustle, it was a joy to arrive and relax in this little green oasis. Super helpful staff and interesting people to meet at dinner - interesting to hear how different people ended up visiting Tanzania. I would certainly stay here again.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2012

I stayed at this hotel for a business trip at the end of July. The hotel has comfortable, clean rooms. Beds have foam mattresses and mosquito nets. The bathrooms have showers with hot water although the water pressure is low and not much more than a trickle at times. There are a safe, a refrigerator, a ceiling fan and an... More 

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Simrishamn, Sweden
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2012

Stayed there for nearly a week and can just say the hotel was spotless. The prices can be discussed as they are a little high considering the overall standard - but if want to preserving this hotel I am happy to pay for it as well. In dar you have a plethora of alternatives regarding accomodation - from simple hostels... More 

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3 Thank Hannesofsweden
Dublin
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2011

The room rates are just okay compared to other hotels in Dar,This is a nice basic hotel; clean rooms, with safe, fridge, AC, fan, free wifi and a computer you can use in the reception area for a fee. They do a nice breakfast of eggs, fresh homemade bread, cheese, pancakes, good yoghurt, fresh fruit, fresh fruit juice.

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Barcelona
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72 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2011

This is a nice basic hotel; clean rooms, with safe, fridge, AC, fan, free wifi and a computer you can use in the reception area for a fee. They do a nice breakfast of eggs, fresh homemade bread, cheese, pancakes, good yoghurt, fresh fruit, fresh fruit juice. They make dinner too but you need to let them know earlier in... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Swiss Garden Hotel

Address: Mindu Street Plot No. 512, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Number of rooms: 48
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“When the mangoes are ripe, try not to get a room beneath the mango tree (they fall on the roof).”
  • view from room of garden
  • room 7
 of 5 bubbles Ozne1990, 8 Dec 2013 | Read review
“...in another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles MRinNY, 28 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Rooms number 07,08.12A are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles TansaniaDublin, 5 Oct 2011 | Read review
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