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    Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort

    Africana Road | Jangwani Beach, Dar es Salaam 3030, Tanzania
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    May 7
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 23 February 2017 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...More

    Thank Zoi M
    Response from Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort

    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...More

    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...More

    Thank chigsd
    Response from Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort

    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...More

    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 placeMore

    Thank norman_mufc
    Response from Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort

    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...More

    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...More

    Thank ewenlb
    Response from Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort

    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...More

    Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile
    Google Translation

    Mi sono fermata due notti in questo hotel, scelto dalla turkish per "sistemare" i passeggeri rimasti bloccati a seguito della...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • 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
    • Conference Facilities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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    • Airport Transportation
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Price range
    • US$132 - US$222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 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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    Eman A
    Is it possible to use the beach at this hotel if i am not staying there??
    6 August 2016|
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    Response from DanGalt | Reviewed this property |
    While I don't know, I do know that a guest not staying at the hotel can pay to go out back to have lunch on the veranda, and perhaps such a fee would include use of the beach. We didn't ask because we didn't want to pay to... More
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    Bill H
    How much is a taxi from the airport? What currency is accepted?
    29 November 2015|
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    Response from Steve A | Reviewed this property |
    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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    Matt L
    XPS900 - I was too upset during my stay at White Sands that I left my negative review before I had checked out. When I checked out I realized that they have charged me for free services that we declined (travel to and from airport). They have charged us for free breakfasts and phantom meals we never used. I'm pissed because I can't leave another negative review until 3 months from now. The internet BS was exactly as you stated. I supposed to ask a question, so I'll ask a couple that others might find helpful: How many instances of false advertising did you find during your stay? 5+? (This can include things such as no power transformers, no free breakfasts, non-free internet, no free kayaking, no-free transportation from airport, etc.) Do you agree that it is hard to feel safe within their facility? (We had 2 people follow us past security and try to get money from us. Hotel only reacted when I said I was canceling all payment.) Do you agree that it is hard to remain stress free while staying at a place that cannot be trusted? Did you have to consider your legal recourse and potentially canceling all payment to this hotel?
    20 October 2014|
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    Response from 800George | Reviewed this property |
    Make sure you order the services that you want ie BxB Full board etc. Or you can pay as you go for meals especially dinner.
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