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Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence
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Ohio Street P.O. Box 791, Dar es Salaam Tanzania See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Outdoor pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is in a great location and has a lovely terrace overlooking the gardens. I received a very warm welcome upon checking in and this was mirrored in the friendly approach of all staff. The menu at the terrace bar is a bit limited...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank ruthe612
Response from SerenaHotels, General Manager at Dar es Salaam Serena HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear ruthe612, Thank you for your kind review. It is gratifying to see that you enjoyed the hospitality provided by the staff. We will certainly look at the Kibo menu and the service delivery. I look forward to hosting you again soon. Sincerely, Rahim

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best buffet lunches on a Sunday and the best priced it has good variety of food from red meat to sea food to chicken and salads and desserts all amazing it’s worth the price and you can relax to beautiful music and...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Response from SerenaHotels, General Manager at Dar es Salaam Serena HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 284kaushikp, Thank you for your review and we are glad to see that you enjoyed our Sunday Bruch. The variety is indeed varied and we look forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Rahim

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great hotel address with all the facilities a business traveller would need. The central location means many government and corporate offices in the CBD are 0.5 - 1 km radius, within walking distance if you don't wish to use a taxi and...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank manzi_alexander
Response from SerenaHotels, General Manager at Dar es Salaam Serena HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear manzi_alexander, We appreciate your positive feedback and thank you for staying with us. Our room renovations will commence next year. In the meantime we look forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, Rahim

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a dinner/seminar back in November. The venue was really nice even though our original venue we booked was exchanged 2 times because of double booking. The crew guys were helpful but not professional they kept asking for favors which was a bit uncomfortable....More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Oyesa26
Response from SerenaHotels, General Manager at Dar es Salaam Serena HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Oyesa26, Thank you for your review. Please accept my sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused to you during your event. It is highly unusual that the team were unable to assist you nor was the manager helpful and very surprisingly rude which is not...More

Reviewed 15 December 2018

Excellent services at check in, room, dining restaurant, check out. Location great for business travellers. Food was great, enjoyed it. Swimming pool and gym were great too. My favourite hotel in Dar es Salaam

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank paulmutethia
Response from SerenaHotels, General Manager at Dar es Salaam Serena HotelResponded 15 December 2018

Dear paulmutethia, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, Rahim

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About
Description
An oasis of luxury at the very heart of Dar es Salaam, the elegant and cosmopolitan Dar esSalaam Serena enjoys an exceptionally high-profile clientele and regularly plays host to bothregional and international More events. Stylish yet relaxed, the hotel is one of the capital city’smost popular rendezvous and makes the ideal venue for both corporate and social events. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Spa
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Sauna
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
230
Price range
US$196 - US$394 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Moevenpick Royal Palm Hotel Dar es Salaam
Also Known As
mövenpick Dar Es Salaam
,
Dar Es Salaam mövenpick
Location
Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
230
Price range
US$196 - US$394 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Moevenpick Royal Palm Hotel Dar es Salaam
Also Known As
mövenpick Dar Es Salaam
,
Dar Es Salaam mövenpick
Location
Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
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Traveller (315)
Room & Suite (59)
Dining (56)
Pool & Beach (17)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (7)
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Hassan H
8 September 2017|
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Response from Ajei2000 | Reviewed this property |
The course is run independent of the hotel although hotel guests have access to the course and enjoy discounted rates on green fees. The value you get as a resident in the hotel is access to a private member's club and... More
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PapaTosin
27 January 2017|
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Response from Sandip B | Reviewed this property |
The hotel is very flexible but you put your request early and don't check in at 3 am at least 5 am they will request to have your breakfast following day or depends on your booking plan . No doubt Serena dar Es salaam is the... More
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"Ask for harbour view"
JJEast64
30 Nov 2018
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"Garden facing rooms on the 7th floor"
sadigltd
26 Nov 2018
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"try the sauna"
Joshu07
20 Nov 2018
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"The best view would be overlooking the gardens. This is not a coastline hotel."
Johanria
15 Nov 2018
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