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Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Very nice hotel to visit if you want some quiet and lazy days. It is small room, but ok. It is nice with balcony and sea views. It is possible to swim, but lot of things in water close to the beach. The menu in the restaurant it little boring, whish they could have more fish and seafood. I can...

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Nampula, Mozambique
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully designed and on wide side of Dar's Sea. Its a wonderful place to have rest from your routine life. Nice food, Nice pool side, good spa ,Nice location, friendly staff. have a mesmerizing sea walk on wooden jetty bridge.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After literally a month of travel through Uganda and Southern Tanzania we decided to escape the city for a beach and Hotel White Sands - Beach Resort was just fine. Weekends tend to be well frequented by the locals so the noise decibels are a little higher than usual! We took a 20 m ferry across to Mbudya Island: lobster...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for Lunch. spent some time on the beach and on the premises. Very well and tastefully maintained. Had chicken and fish with fries and stir fried vegetables. Pretty tasty and good service with a smile. Liked the place very much

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four day meeting for almost 400 people and they pulled it off. Kudos to the staff who maintained pose and professionalism. Nice grounds with beach front. The beach though needs some cleaning. Overall the facilities need upgrading and the internet service is patchy.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I spent half a day on the beach area here while staying with a friend in the area. The hotel grounds are very well kept, and the sun loungers are very comfortable. The area of private beach at the hotel is good for swimming. The staff are generally friendly, and the overall aesthetics and feel of the hotel is good....

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Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Zoi M, Thank you for visiting Hotel White Sands and for reviewing us on TripAdvisor. I would like to thank you for your generous feedback and also thank you for your observation, I will ensure the points mentioned are addressed. I thank you once again and as a returning guest I hope you will enjoy our services further on...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Had stayed for 3 nights and must say it was enjoyable and peaceful with all amenities available. Excellent staff and good food. They also have 2 bed apartments suitable for a family of 4. Activities range from jet skiing, trip to islands and a water park next door. Also recommended for business meetings/conferences. Would definitely stay there again

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Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Chigsd, Thank you for staying at Hotel White Sands and for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. I would like to thank you for the generous feedback and that knowing you truly took the opportunity to enjoy White Sands and that it has to offer. I would like to thank you once again and look forward to...

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

It was a winderful lunch time we had at White Sands! The food thou wasnt as variety as we could all imagine!! Was a buffet and just that!! We enjoyed thou!! I recommend you go there and have your family meals! Fantastic place

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Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Norman_mufc Thank you for visiting Hotel White Sands and for taking the opportunity to review you visit on TripAdvisor. I would like to thank you for your feedback and your point has been taken on board, perhaps on your next visit you could join visit us on Sundays and enjoy our large varieties of cuisine on our Sunday Buffet....

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reviewed 20 January 2017

It's my second time at WhiteSands and I've enjoyed my stay even more this time than last. WhiteSands is a classic beach hotel with a great set up, good rooms with comfortable beds and a nice terrace. The restaurants and bars are not fabulous but they're lovely to stay at and the food is generally pretty good, with a special...

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Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ewenlb, Thank you for staying at Hotel White Sands and for reviewing your feedback on TripAdvisor. Firstly I would like to thank you for your generous feedback and to know that you enjoyed your time whilst conferencing with us and also took to opportunity to enjoy services provided at the Hotel. I would also like to thank you for...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 11 January 2017

White sands is gem of a hotel located 2 hours outside Dar Es Salaam. Excellent value for money considering it was the peak season . Very clean rooms, great staff and lovely pool, gym and beach facilities . Its a quiet place so don't expect parties every night which is exactly why i wanted to stay there. We stayed for...

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Dear MiAplpesh, Thank you for staying at Hotel White Sands and for reviewing us on TripAdvisor. I would like to thank you for your most generous feedback regarding your stay with us,and it is always a great feeling to know a guest such as yourself has truly enjoyed their stay with us. Thank you once again and look forward to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort

Address: Africana Road | Jangwani Beach, Dar es Salaam 3030, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Price Range: €116 - €206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 146
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Also Known As:
White Sands Hotel And Dar Es Salaam
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Dar es Salaam
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Dar es Salaam
#5 Business Hotel in Dar es Salaam
#8 Luxury Hotel in Dar es Salaam
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“all rooms are same and on seaside.”
 of 5 bubbles 168irfanq, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you like walking ask for a room in the 400's, if not get something around 200-300.”
 of 5 bubbles ewenlb, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had a 2 bedroom apartment villa right on the beach. Room 119 - excellent , spacious and ideal for families and all the luggage”
 of 5 bubbles MiAlpesh, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a sea facing room.”
 of 5 bubbles anthonymJ8980FF, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms closer to main area are no 300 to 330”
 of 5 bubbles Alpamit, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
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