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Nairobi, Kenya
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26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

went for lunch and a swim with the children...nice place for children to play around. the play area same as where guests can seat so you can have a good view of the children as they enjoy the sand and games

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Thank Nyakato
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The hotel its self is a standard hotel not to fancy but thats reflected in the price the pool is good and its never that busy. There is a large area in the sea that you could hold a function in which would be great. its a fair hotel at a fair price good for families as the have a... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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20 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Large rooms with ocean view. Affordable price and a quiet place for work and leisure. Excellent meeting rooms with public address systems at affordable prices. Warm welcome at check in and at every meal.

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Thank Japhet K
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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20 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Very enjoyable over water beach dining and especially refreshing when this is done after jogging along the beach. Buffet is excellent and staff very good. fresh wind blows all directions as tide comes in.

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Thank Japhet K
EvelyneMwasela, General Manager at Giraffe Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Japhet, Thank you for your valuable review. we a glad you enjoyed our lovely view of the restaurant overlooking the Beach. The long stretch clean beach is ideal for body workouts. We passed your comments to the entire team and we look forward to hosting you again. More 

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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Nice location by the beach. Good weekend mood music on the beach, Volleyball grounds. Great services at an reasonable price. Nice freshly prepared meals and wonderful pizzas from their ever busy kitchen with freshly prepared foods. On weekend there is very great loud music from afternoon to late evening, if you want to dance by the pool side this is... More 

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Thank Herman M
London
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15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This is a very friendly and welcoming hotel. We were upgraded on arrival and everything we requested was met instantly. I could not praise the staff more. The hotel is popular with tanzanian families at weekend which means the pool and surrounding area is full of excited children; if you're after a relaxing break this may therefore not be the... More 

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Thank Sophie H
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Good evening. Wow. I first arrived here after spending six weeks living an sub sarahan bush village. Living in a guest house with frequent power/water cuts, cockroaches and morally questionable staff. I would choose another six weeks there over one more night here. Upon arriving I was very hungry. Traditional swahali food of rice and beans for a month can... More 

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Thank Gary L
Dar es Salam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2015

i had a very nice ever experience from the first day i landed at the reception of this hotel where i meet warmest welcome from the front Desk staff,i was greeted in an African way which was so amazing,the hotel ambiance is so great,swimming pool very clean with well experienced life guards,my room 402 was facing the ocean which gave... More 

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1 Thank Thomas C
Mombasa, Kenya
1 review
Reviewed 26 October 2015

if you ever looked for a place for your holiday; then Giraffe Ocean View Hotel is a place to be. we experienced great hospitality, a friendly service and the most of all a very relaxing place with much activities offered than we expected. During weekend there is lots of entertainments DJ music and a live band to dance away your... More 

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Thank johnsimba392
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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95 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Located outside the city center, Giraffe hotel provides convenient place for meeting for groups. Standard services offered including teas and buffet. The buffet offered during by the ocean is a nice touch.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
Room types
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A unique & exclusive ocean view hotel of world class standards. This ultra-modern beach resort is both a testimony of Dar es Salaam's historical past & its futuristic demands by virtue of its professional management and staff. The fusion of East & Southern African hospitality together with exemplary personal service makes this hotel the perfect place for business. Ranked by International Standard as a four star hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Giraffe Ocean View Hotel

Address: Monduli Road | Mbezi Beach, Dar es Salaam 33909, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Price Range: $127 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 37
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“Excellent conference facilities”
 of 5 bubbles 466japhetk, 28 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Corner rooms are quieter and larger, The beach view are the best. The hotel is highly accessible in a beach full of other big hotels”
 of 5 bubbles 423hermanm, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“rooms on the sea side are quieter and very romantic”
  • For beach wedding planners
 of 5 bubbles 878thomasc, 26 Oct 2015 | Read review
“rooms facing the Ocean are the best, with good sunrise, sea breeze and great view”
 of 5 bubbles johnsimba392, 26 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Choose Deluxe rooms overlooking the Ocean from the Balcony Window”
 of 5 bubbles peterwP7720RJ, 29 May 2015 | Read review
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