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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Well, it should to everyone, but not that much to the owners of this hotel. Switching on AC, boiler, TV and charging few devices creates an unforgettable atmosphere of 80s disco when one is caught in one constant loop of flickering lights caused by power cuts. Repair solution? Get a big guy hit the card slot several times. 😂 ...butter...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I was here for 7 days and my room was big compared to others but the shower room was quite small at least it has hot water. Breakfast nothing great but restaurant food was okay and affordable. Very accessible to the port, Train station, embassies and banks. Great location. Friendly staff.

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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Clean. Close to Ferry terminal. Ok for an overnight. Paid USD$70 for son and I for 1 night including breakfast via Booking.com. Mamboz close by (5mins walk) so that was great. Restaurant offers little. Aircon works well. They organised a pickup from hotel for USD$20 so that was great.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The Service is the best, the have polite words, the know how to please a customer. In the short the are the best. Me and My husband for wedding day the rooms are good. and best services than after a week we went for lovely dinner, and we enjoyed a lot than we went all family the service was the...

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Thank sabahsalimramzan
Reviewed 21 June 2016

I found this hotel dark and gloomy. When I was shown to my room I was shocked to see a bed pushed against the window, no water glass, the bedside light was not working, one dirty looking towel, no soap. The garbage containers had not been emptied and both had garbage in from the previous customer. I had been on...

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3Thank Vicki D
Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 7 June 2016

My girlfriend and I arrived to Dar Es Salaam with the ferry from Zanzibar, just to spend a few hours there before taking a taxi to the airport. We needed a place where we could leave our luggage for a few hours and where we could have lunch. We thought Rainbow Hotel looked like a good option for this purpose....

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5Thank andersknutsson
ash_yaar, General Manager at Rainbow Hotel, responded to this review

First of all I am so sorry to hear about this incident that took place and I was extremely concerned that you encountered this ordeal in Daressalaam. However just to clarify this matter I have to point out that the taxi driver that drove you to the airport was the same guy that brought you to our hotel to eat...

Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We enjoyed our stay there, clean hotel, friendly staff, the hotel is in a busy street. You can trek to the ferry terminal, very convenient for people who want to go to Zanzibar the next day. The price was worth it

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1Thank okochacg
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The breakfast was mediocre. Dishes with leftovers were left in the corridor for more than one day before they were removed. Staff not always willing to explain on their own initiative all the things we would need, so we had to ask many questions again and again. Internet not working in the rooms, we had to go downstairs, next to...

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Thank Marios P
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Rainbow Hotel Set In the busy hustle and bustle of Dar Es Salaam the Rainbow Hotel opens it welcoming arms. Reception was quiet when I arrived at 4.30am and was greeted with a hassle free check in and went straight to my waiting bed. The morning breakfast was served on the first floor Resturant. A choice of hot and cold...

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Thank PeterLeath
Reviewed 6 February 2016

The hotel was centrally located, affordable, and clean. Breakfast was okay, and overall we enjoyed the facilities. The hotel shuttle is unreliable though. We had placed a request for a shuttle beforehand, and got stood up. When we mentioned this to the desk clerk, she reacted with complete apathy. This fix not build trust. For this reason alone, we would...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rainbow hotel is located in the heart of Dar-es-salaam city centre. Zanzibar Ferry terminal is only 5 minutes walk from the Hotel. There are lots of shops, restaurants, shopping malls, banks just as you step out of the hotel. The hotel has 75 rooms comprising of :16 singles, 24 standard doubles, 16 deluxe doubles and 16 twin rooms. We also have 3 apartments ( 1x 1 bedroom & 2 x 2 bedrooms). All bedrooms are ensuite and come with air conditioning, cable tv and free internet (Wi-Fi). We have a multi-cuisine restaurant which sits upto 90 people. There is also a Conference centre located on the top floor of the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rainbow Hotel

Address: Plot No. 1900/59 Morogoro Road, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Price Range: $70 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rainbow Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 75
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