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    Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel

    Ohio Street | P.O. Box 791, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent25%
    • Very good52%
    • Average19%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “executive floor” (18 reviews)
    “star hotel” (16 reviews)
    “swimming pool” (23 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Outdoor pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
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    Poolside Bar
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    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

    Serena was my always favourite and I liked it from when it was earlier Movenpick. Good comfortable rooms with internet connections. Breakfast spread was always good with variety. Both local and western collections. Also like the themed dinner spreads. Location is in city center

    Thank Chandra294265
    Response from SerenaHotels, General Manager at Dar es Salaam Serena HotelResponded 10 August 2017

    Dear Chandra294265, Thank you for your review and we are grateful for your continued support. I hope that you are enjoying the newly renovated areas of the hotel and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Sincerely, Rahim

    Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

    I am not sure where the 5 stars are coming from but in North American standard, this hotel is not more than a 3 star one. The service is very good as well as the food but the rooms are mediocre. The bar at the...More

    Thank Nitsanw
    Response from SerenaHotels, General Manager at Dar es Salaam Serena HotelResponded 8 August 2017

    Dear Nitsanw, Your review is appreciated. We strongly believe that the key ingredient for a five star hotel apart from the product is the friendliness and service of the staff which I believe exceed or match the finest in North America. Our employees are warm...More

    Reviewed 7 August 2017

    A pretty good hotel, that seems to be one of the better options in this part of the city. I would stay here again, although you will be disappointed if you are expecting a four or five star hotel. It does not have the fit...More

    Thank McKelapa
    Response from SerenaHotels, General Manager at Dar es Salaam Serena HotelResponded 8 August 2017

    Dear McKelapa, Thank you for your review. We are undergoing a phased renovation of the hotel and the rooms will be the next phase of the renovations. Meanwhile the new Restaurants, Bars, Health Club and ground floor lobby and reception areas have been completed to...More

    Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

    We spent three nights here and enjoyed their buffet dinner, breakfasts, and ala carte menu. The room is comfortable, serviceable. Quiet. The personnel are very helpful and a pleasure to work with. The food is varied and above average. We ate well. Security is practiced...More

    Thank rogerjm
    Response from SerenaHotels, General Manager at Dar es Salaam Serena HotelResponded 9 August 2017

    Dear Rogerjm, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to hosting you again. Sincerely, Rahim

    Reviewed 6 August 2017

    Hotel location is good. Rooms are clean. There are 2 restaurants and a bar at the hotel. Garden is beautiful. Hotel is totally safe. Staff is reallt friendly and helpful. I stayed for 4 nights and enjoyed it.

    Thank volkan d
    Response from SerenaHotels, General Manager at Dar es Salaam Serena HotelResponded 7 August 2017

    Dear Volkan d, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are happy to note that you found the hotel safe and the staff helpful. We look forward to hosting you again. Sincerely, Rahim

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$225 - US$399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #6 Luxury Hotel in Dar es Salaam
    • #10 Business Hotel in Dar es Salaam
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 230
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    The course is run independent of the hotel although hotel guests have access to the course and enjoy discounted rates on green fees. The value you get as a resident in the hotel is access to a private member's club and... More
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    Response from Sandip B | Reviewed this property |
    The hotel is very flexible but you put your request early and don't check in at 3 am at least 5 am they will request to have your breakfast following day or depends on your booking plan . No doubt Serena dar Es salaam is the... More
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    "Our room at this time was $214 a night. I would not venture to pay less since the hotel is very secure and..."
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    "Recommend the buffet dinner...superb!"
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