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Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Went to kijiji to spend time with the family. The place is lovely, lots of wind and good beach. We had to arrange our own sitting area. We ordered food the first time and waited an hour. We sent a reminder. A cousin had to then stand by the kitchen in order to ensure that we actually got the food....

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Kijiji beach Resort has a spectacular view. A view to die for ( In my opinion 🙃) Good food, great service and Friendly environment. Swimming pool is really good. It's safe for children as well. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

It was truly nice to rest in this beatiful place. Nice and friendly staff and well slept night. We walked out on the coral reefs, saw blue starfish, lots of crabs, - big ones and we talked to the fishermen who were picking up some fish preys.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Went out there over the weekend, to relax by the beach and get away from the city. When entering the place it looks very appealing and we were welcomed with an entrance fee which we felt was fair. We got seated and ordered food and drinks. For starters the glasses were dirty such that we had to drink from the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I stated at Kijiji for one night having come from Mafia Island and waiting to fly home the next day. We arrived at 6pm and we're seen by reception quickly who asked us to take a seat while she got someone to help with our bags and show us to our room. When we got there he opened the door....

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Reviewed 8 October 2016

The staff at the reception is great, very helpful and very friendly. Also the service staff at the pool is very nice. The facility itself has a lot of potential, but in my opinion it should be better looked after. When we arrived, there was no personnel at the reception who knew which room we were going to get, so...

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Lusaka
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Good place to go to get away from Dar s hussle and bussle now that the new bridge is completed. A wide range of rooms available with good showers. Food and staff is good would only like the breakfast to be better managed.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Our stay at Kijiji was very nice. After a mountain trek and a safari, we enjoyed the luxury at Kijiji very much. The pool was nice, the beachview was beautifull and our room was clean. The food could be better, because the lack of choice.

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Hamim M, Director of Sales at Kijiji Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Tim B, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at our hotel. We are so glad you found our hotel a good place to stay and that you particularly enjoyed our nice pool, the beach-view and the cleanliness of our room. Thank you for highlighting your review, your feedback is very valuable to us as...

Rouen, France
Reviewed 26 September 2016

First of all, it's a wonderful place. The staff is really nice AND! If you are hungry and you think about seafood, you can actually enjoy a REAL romantic seafood platter (for a good price! :) Thanks again Kijiji! Anaïs & Eduardo

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Hamim M, Director of Sales at Kijiji Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Anaisdelabie, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at our hotel. We are so glad you found our hotel a good place to stay and you particularly enjoyed our warm welcome, our friendly staff & management and our breathtaking 3'000sqm private beach. Thank you for highlighting our romantic seafood platter (as you say), our staff's...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Its an amazing getaway from the rustles and hustles of the big city. I had a great relaxing time and all the staff were particularly friendly. The beach was quiet and relaxing with no beach boys bothering you. Food was great, best pizza I`ve had by far but dont expect a good morning coffee. I didnt like the instant coffee....

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Hamim M, Director of Sales at Kijiji Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Andyk409, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at our hotel. We are so glad you found our hotel an amazing getaway from the rustles and hustles of the big city. Unfortunately, it seems that we did not meet all your expectations. About the coffee, we would certainly like to learn more about that. If...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on Dar es Salaam's South Beach, 5km from the Kigamboni Ferry, Kijiji Beach Resort is a convenient escape from the city. The resort offers an easily accessible beach paradise for family vacations, romantic getaways, and business travel. For visitors to Tanzania's main tourist attractions including Kilimanjaro, The Serengeti, and Zanzibar, Kijiji Beach Resort makes an ideal Dar es Salaam hotel to kick-off or wind-down your travels. Set amongst lush, tropical gardens, the resort leads onto the white sandy beaches of the Indian Ocean. The resort is highlighted by our custom-built swimming pool. The unique pool design, with gentle curves, a waterfall, and both built-in and surrounding plants, invites fun and relaxation both in the water and poolside. Kijiji Beach Resort is equipped with an open-air, thatched-roof restaurant and fully-stocked bar which overlook our gardens and private beach. The resort of 16 rooms is comprised of cottages, bandas, and cabin rooms Kijiji Beach Resort'small size, unique amongst Dar es Salaam hotels and beach resorts, offers guests both a fun and intimate experience. Owned and operated by Swiss-Tanzanian couple Jacob and Franciana, the resort aims to provide all guests a welcoming Tanzanian beach getaway, be it for a night or a month. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kijiji Beach Resort

Address: Kigamboni, 5km from the ferry, Dar es Salaam 0255, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Price Range: $57 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“i was staying in a banda, its a simple and romantic room with shower etc. at night you can the waves of the ocean. just perfect”
 of 5 bubbles , 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay in one of the cottages! Simply beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles sophm43, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“Banda number 2 is very nice”
 of 5 bubbles AbdiK, 9 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Small cabins are also available and offer some extra privacy with little extra costs”
 of 5 bubbles 643ruthg, 6 Jul 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in the most basic banda, it was clean and comfortable, good value for money”
 of 5 bubbles F4066KFchrisc, 30 Apr 2015 | Read review
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