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Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort

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Lagos, Nigeria
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel was the highlight of our trip to Tanzania. I wish we stayed here for the entire trip The beach was scenic, the food at the pool bar/ pizza place was fantastic. The hotel has a cinema and there is a water park right beside it. My son truly enjoyed this hotel. The view from the jetty which had...

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the White Sands for an International Conference. Everything was great. The conference organisation all went well. The hotel room was excellent = with a sea view - as was the food - mainly from the buffet. We really enjoyed walking/running down the beach. The staff on reception could not have been more helpful. The only strange experience...

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Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Awestby, Thank you for staying at Hotel White Sands and for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. I am happy to know that you truly enjoyed your time with us during your conference and also took some times to enjoy the beautiful surroundings and hospitality provided. We thank you once again and look forward to welcoming you...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Be careful what you wish for. I booked via Expedia and was looking forward to some down time and specifically requested the ocean view room. On arrival, I was promptly given the worst possible room with no ocean view and was overlooking a boundary wall on one side and an enclosed garden on the other. I requested the front desk...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in this hotel for 4 nights on a conference trip.The hotel is really huge and it is beautifully designed just stretching along the beach.The amenities and grounds are really well maintained. The hotel has a great conference facility, the meeting room was really big, coffee/tea break were on point. We always found a staff to assist us if...

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Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Fetuna G, Thank you for staying at Hotel White Sands and for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. I am happy that you truly enjoyed your business trip whilst staying with us and also enjoyed the delicious cuisines provided by our Chef's. I would also like to thank you for your detailed and generous feedback, and look...

Krugersdorp, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Business or pleasure this is an amazing hotel. Chef Anil does magic in the Kitchen and Chef Vinay is the King of Butter Chicken. Thanks for making my Business trip great and our weekend of leisure Awesome. We'll be back for sure

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Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Solly V, Thank you for staying at Hotel White Sands and for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. Its great to hear that you had a fantastic business trip whilst with us. and I will enure Chef Anil & Chef Vinay get their gratitude. Thank you once again and look forward to welcoming you back in the...

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice hotel to visit if you want some quiet and lazy days. It is small room, but ok. It is nice with balcony and sea views. It is possible to swim, but lot of things in water close to the beach. The menu in the restaurant it little boring, whish they could have more fish and seafood. I can...

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Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Trine L, Thank you for staying at Hotel White Sands and for taking the opportunity to review your visit. I am Happy that you enjoyed your view and surrounding and would like to thank you for your observation. We can not control the tide however we always aim to ensure that our beach is cleaned on a daily basis...

Nampula, Mozambique
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Beautifully designed and on wide side of Dar's Sea. Its a wonderful place to have rest from your routine life. Nice food, Nice pool side, good spa ,Nice location, friendly staff. have a mesmerizing sea walk on wooden jetty bridge.

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Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Irfan Q, Thank you for visiting Hotel White Sands and for taking the time to review us. As always as a returning guest we are happy knowing that you fully enjoyed your self whilst staying with us and that services provided met your expectations. Thank you once again and looking forward to hosting you again in the near future....

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 10 March 2017

After literally a month of travel through Uganda and Southern Tanzania we decided to escape the city for a beach and Hotel White Sands - Beach Resort was just fine. Weekends tend to be well frequented by the locals so the noise decibels are a little higher than usual! We took a 20 m ferry across to Mbudya Island: lobster...

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Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Rick T, Thank you for staying Hotel White Sand and for reviewing us on TripAdvisor. It is always a great feeling to hear a guest such as yourself truly enjoyed the services provided during their stay and I am happy to know that you had the opportunity to visit Mbudya on one of our Luxury boats. Thank you once...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Went for Lunch. spent some time on the beach and on the premises. Very well and tastefully maintained. Had chicken and fish with fries and stir fried vegetables. Pretty tasty and good service with a smile. Liked the place very much

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Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Rajkaruma, Thank you for visiting Hotel White Sands and for reviewing us. I am happy knowing you had a lovely day out at the property and that all services provided met your expectations. Kind regards, Hotel White Sands.

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Four day meeting for almost 400 people and they pulled it off. Kudos to the staff who maintained pose and professionalism. Nice grounds with beach front. The beach though needs some cleaning. Overall the facilities need upgrading and the internet service is patchy.

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Diana Kalikwela K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Andrew M, Thank you for staying at Hotel White Sands and for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. I am happy to know that even though whilst conferencing you were able to enjoy the facilities provided. Kind regard, Hotel White Sands.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • 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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The real gem of the East Coast of Africa! The White Sands Beach Resort is situated on an idyllic stretch of private beach front, just 25kms North of Dar es Salaam city centre, making it the gateway to a unique East African experience!Immerse yourself in the welcoming culture of Africa whilst you enjoy sincere, heartfelt GUEST service. The seaside accommodation comprises of 118 spacious, well appointed, standard rooms and 28 studio, one or two bedroomed apartments.Satisfy your palate with sumptuous fare from one of our restaurants, quench your thirst with an ice cold drink on the deck of the Pweza Jetty overlooking the warm Indian Ocean, unwind with a relaxing treatment from our White Sands Spa, take a boat trip to one of the nearby uninhabited islands, be adventurous and experience the beauty of the underwater world with a Scuba course from our PADI Dive Centre, have a work-out in our Gym or simply relax at the swimming pool or on the beach. Whether on Holiday, Business or Conferencing, the White Sands Hotel & Beach Resort is proud to provide our GUESTS with everything that they need and more! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort

Address: Africana Road | Jangwani Beach, Dar es Salaam 3030, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Price Range: $185 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel White Sands - The Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 146
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Also Known As:
White Sands Hotel And Dar Es Salaam
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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