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Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort

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Pool & Beach (56)
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The real gem of the East Coast of Africa! The White Sands Beach Resort is situated on an idyllic stretch of private beach front, just 25kms North of Dar es Salaam city centre, making it the gateway to a unique East African experience!Immerse yourself in the welcoming culture of Africa whilst you enjoy sincere, heartfelt GUEST service. The seaside accommodation comprises of 118 spacious, well appointed, standard rooms and 28 studio, one or two bedroomed apartments.Satisfy your palate with sumptuous fare from one of our restaurants, quench your thirst with an ice cold drink on the deck of the Pweza Jetty overlooking the warm Indian Ocean, unwind with a relaxing treatment from our White Sands Spa, take a boat trip to one of the nearby uninhabited islands, be adventurous and experience the beauty of the underwater world with a Scuba course from our PADI Dive Centre, have a work-out in our Gym or simply relax at the swimming pool or on the beach. Whether on Holiday, Business or Conferencing, the White Sands Hotel & Beach Resort is proud to provide our GUESTS with everything that they need and more!
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Property amenities
Pool
Room service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Sauna
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
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Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Stepping into the premise you see the memories of a place that was once destroyed by fire now regaining a new look more interesting as it seems.... that once cannot but wait for the breath of new life. Much has been done to ensure that the natural surroundings are preserved and
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Response from Kumaran P, Executive Assistant Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort
Responded 6 days ago
Dear CarlBosser Thanks for describing our property in such a simple few words , upgrade is process of value addition for our esteemed guest and we look forward to achieve that. Mean while will be happy to host you again to avail the services offed . Thanks again Kumaran Prabhakar
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I stayed here because my friend chose this as her official wedding hotel. The grounds are lovely and the people too but the room I was given was leaving a lot to be desired. It was old and dated and it was not cheap at around 120usd per night. I might of feared better staying
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Response from Kumaran P, Executive Assistant Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Zeva Thank you for taking time to review our hotel and give your valuable feed back. We have different categories of rooms .Apart from weeding destination we are also holiday resort so when ever you feel like taking a break, please do visit us and explore our facilities and services . Once again thanks for your feedback which will be looked upon and looking forward to host you again. Thanks, Kumaran Prabhakar
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The hotel resort was amazing, on the Indian ocean :) a place you never forget! Cosy, amazing view, staff were friendly, smiling for you in nice way, I liked everything there, swimming pools were nice too! It was a bit far from the city, but this is why resorts are for 😀😀😀😉
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Response from Kumaran P, Executive Assistant Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Mr.Tamere Thank you for taking time to write your valuable feedback ,me and my team will be happy to host you again . thanks Kumaran Prabhakar
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The visit was for a training on the resort (under renovation/expansion) and had a good experience of the services and the meeting hall including lunch and tea etc. The lunch was organized on the beach front dining areas which was a wonderful contrast from other venues
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Response from Kumaran P, Executive Assistant Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort
Responded 8 Feb 2019
Dear Saumya Anand , Thank you for choosing to stay in Hotel White Sands and for taking time to review us ,its been a pleasure to host your event ,good to know you are happy with our services . Our hotel is also a travel destination for vacation would be happy if you bring your family on your next visit. Thanks once again. Kumaran Prabhakar
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Room was very beautiful, clean and well equipment. The view from balcony is nice towards the beach. Breakfast is good , staff is friendly.Pool and beach is nice. Negative: expensive (50 US dollars) transport from airport.It is really much for 25 km!
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Response from Kumaran P, Executive Assistant Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort
Responded 29 Jan 2019
Dear Valued Guest , Thank you for choosing to stay in Hotel White Sands and taking time to write your feedback ,my team works hard to give all guest hotel white sands experience and feels happy when its recognized . Once again thanks and looking forward for your next visit . Kumaran Prabhakar
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Stunning views at White Sands, Dar
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Room 345 is at the ground floor of 2 storey building
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how much is taxi vs hotel shuttle from airport to witesand baeach hotel
I would take an Uber...
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I was able to use it for a 8000 entry fee and then 10000 fee for the wifi code. So yes, but not for free.
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How much is a taxi from the airport? What currency is accepted?
Hi Bill taxi transfer from the airport to the hotel is between USD $35_40. Depending on your negotiation skills. You can pay in dollars or Tanzanian Shillings around 40K Tanzanian Shillings. Distance one way is about 35km.
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"Choose a Seaview facing room"
"Rooms with a sea view would be heavenly"
"Steer clear"
"Sea view rooms are best."
"As for rooms on the upper flow not ground floor you will enjoy better ocean view."
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PRICE RANGE
US$143 - US$188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
white sands hotel and dar es salaam
LOCATION
TanzaniaDar Es Salaam RegionDar es Salaam
NUMBER OF ROOMS
146
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