We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Q-Bar & Guest House

    Haile Selassie Rd | Crossing Ali Bin Said Rd, Dar es Salaam 4595, Tanzania
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          Lock in the lowest price from our partners
          US$45US$47
          View Deal
          Traveller (7)
          Room & Suite (7)
          Dining (2)
          Rainbow Hotel
          139 reviews
          #40 of 95 hotels in Dar es Salaam
           
          Hong Kong Hotel
          21 reviews
          #26 of 95 hotels in Dar es Salaam
           
          Tanzanite Executive Suites
          653 reviews
          #8 of 95 hotels in Dar es Salaam
           
          Iris Hotel Dar Es Salaam
          163 reviews
          #33 of 95 hotels in Dar es Salaam
           
          Overview
          • Excellent6%
          • Very good41%
          • Average26%
          • Poor15%
          • Terrible12%
          Travellers talk about
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Room Service
          Bar/Lounge
          Laundry Service
          3.0 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          Rainbow Hotel
          139 reviews
          #40 of 95 hotels in Dar es Salaam
           
          Hong Kong Hotel
          21 reviews
          #26 of 95 hotels in Dar es Salaam
           
          Tanzanite Executive Suites
          653 reviews
          #8 of 95 hotels in Dar es Salaam
           
          Iris Hotel Dar Es Salaam
          163 reviews
          #33 of 95 hotels in Dar es Salaam
           
          {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null}
          Rooms
          9 Jul10 Jul
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$45.
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Dar es Salaam hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "0fa508dbbc754096b19c4dffc9cee225", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":982503,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[112444654],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":9,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":10,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":45,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"0fa508dbbc754096b19c4dffc9cee225","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":47,"lowestMetaPrice":45,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":47,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":47,"lowestMetaPrice":45,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":47,"hotelName":"Q-Bar & Guest House","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjBmYTUwOGRiYmM3NTQwOTZiMTljNGRmZmM5Y2VlMjI1IiwiQUlLIjoiYTg5ZWVmNjBjNWIwNDBkMTkzNGYzMzkzOTY5MWM5NmUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "09/07/2017", "checkOut": "10/07/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$45", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"114241980":"HotelsCom2IB","112443754":"OrbitzEWS","112444654":"TravelocityEWS","76075735":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Reviews (82)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language
          There are newer reviews for Q-Bar & Guest House See the most recent reviews

          21 - 25 of 70 reviews

          Reviewed 23 January 2016

          The q-bar downstairs is a lively sports bar, with good bar food. The guesthouse is separate, with its own reception and good security. The more expensive rooms are huge, with nice beds, big desks with enough plugs for all your gadgets, whatever the plug. Wifi...More

          Thank DaktariMzungu
          A TripAdvisor Member
          115
          Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

          During my visit to Dar El salam I went to stay in many hotels but I found most of them concerning a budget traveler like me expensive and besides it was also dated old hotels except that one its located in a nice place ...downstairs...More

          Thank A TripAdvisor Member
          Reviewed 30 May 2015

          I knew the QBar 15 years ago when I lived in Dar and it has not changed one bit, except that the loud music seems to be every night now instead of just at the weekends - my mistake. I stayed recently for three nights...More

          2  Thank Florian K
          Response from Q-Bar, Manager at Q-Bar & Guest HouseResponded 8 December 2015

          Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We did have new management from early 2015 to June 2015 and we did have a great deal of issues at this time. One was them playing music every night. We took back the...More

          Reviewed 27 April 2015

          Overall good experience. It's quite a famous place in Dar - and the reaction local friends had was a mix of giggles and awe --- "you're staying AT the Q bar?? That's awesome!" When we arrived the room they had booked for us (a couple)...More

          Thank SophieTremblay17
          Response from Q-Bar, Manager at Q-Bar & Guest HouseResponded 8 December 2015

          Hi, Thank you for your review and great that you would stay here again next time you are in Dar es Salaam. If you were not informed that the Budget room has a shared bathroom we appologise. We have one Budget room and one 8...More

          Reviewed 10 April 2015

          it should be noted that this place no longer blasts loud music Thu-Sat - it's now everyday. Stayed here for 2 weeks and they blasted the same CD till 3-4am every single day. felt like i was preparing for a role in The Shining sequel....More

          2  Thank Supaimorani
          Rainbow Hotel
          139 reviews
          #40 of 95 hotels in Dar es Salaam
           
          Hong Kong Hotel
          21 reviews
          #26 of 95 hotels in Dar es Salaam
           
          Tanzanite Executive Suites
          653 reviews
          #8 of 95 hotels in Dar es Salaam
           
          Iris Hotel Dar Es Salaam
          163 reviews
          #33 of 95 hotels in Dar es Salaam
           
          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Laundry Service
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$16 - US$84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 20
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Travelocity, Booking.com, Priceline, Orbitz, Jovago.com and Agoda so you can book your Q-Bar & Guest House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • Tanzania >
          • Dar Es Salaam Region >
          • Dar es Salaam
          • Also Known As
          • q-Bar & Guest House Hotel Dar Es Salaam ,
          • q-Bar And Guest House ,
          • q Bar Hotel
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (7)
          Room & Suite (7)
          Dining (2)
          Hotel & Grounds (13)
          Nearby
          Protea Hotel Oyster Bay Dar es Salaam
          114 reviews
          1.42 km away
           
          The Oyster Bay Hotel
          80 reviews
          .74 km away
           
          Best Western Plus Peninsula Hotel
          163 reviews
          .16 km away
           
          Colosseum Hotel & Fitness Club
          140 reviews
          .63 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          Addis in Dar
          387 reviews
          1.44 km away
          Cape Town Fish Market
          749 reviews
          1.13 km away
          Zuane
          343 reviews
          .43 km away
          Salt
          87 reviews
          .75 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Kivukoni Fish Market
          71 reviews
          6.34 km away
          National Museum
          248 reviews
          5.52 km away
          Coco Beach
          138 reviews
          .99 km away
          Kunduchi Wet 'N' Wild Water Park
          151 reviews
          3.31 km away
          Questions & Answers
          Get quick answers from Q-Bar & Guest House staff and past guests.
          Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
          Posting guidelines
          Submit
          Room Tips
          "Do not stay in the bigger rooms facing the entrance of the hotel!"
          Read review
          "The big rooms are away from the bar. The cheap rooms are for those who want to enjoy the bar, with live music..."
          Read review
          "they are all noisy - take ear plugs"
          Read review
          "If you want WIFI ask for a room that the WIFI signal can reach. Ask for a room away from the bar for less..."
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing