Escape the bustle of the city at Southern Sun Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam is one of the busiest cities in Africa renowned for its high energy, friendly people and busy traffic, but in amongst it all lies the comfort and serenity of Southern Sun Dar es Salaam.

Located in the centre of Tanzania’s commercial capital near diplomatic offices, the hotel is in a beautiful neighbourhood which also houses the Botanical Gardens. Guests have easy access to some of Dar es Salaam’s most popular local attractions, which include the Dar es Salaam Zoo, and the Mbudya and Bongoyo Islands.

One of the most noticeable things of any stay at Southern Sun Dar es Salaam is the friendly nature of our staff, immediately making guests feel at home and relaxed, ready to enjoy their stay at one of the most highly-rated hotels in the Tanzanian city! Our hotel offers guests a host of services and amenities to make life easier, all detailed when checking in. These include complimentary high-speed daily WiFi, a fully-equipped business centre, gym, outdoor swimming pool, restaurant and bar.

Our Guest Relations team is also on hand to assist with any additional arrangements in the city including day tours, city tours, restaurant recommendations, places of interest or even just where to purchase the best souvenirs of your time in Dar es Salaam.

Stay at Southern Sun Dar es Salaam

Southern Sun Dar es Salaam offers modern, spacious and comfortable rooms. From crisp white linen to bright pops of blue, our rooms are stylish and functional, offering a great spot to lay your head while in Dar es Salaam, but also a space to relax and unwind from the manic nature of the city.

In-room amenities provided in each room include DStv, free WiFi, tea and coffee making facilities, mini bar, air-conditioning, electronic safe, and wake-up facility.

Delicious dining experiences

Baraza Restaurant at Southern Sun Dar es Salaam offers exceptional international dishes with a splash of local flavour, and whether it’s an al fresco lunch at the pool or a sumptuous feast to celebrate a special occasion, there are dishes to suit all palates. Some of the popular options include our Tomahawk Steak (pictured above), Chicken Bunny Chow or Coconut Prawn Curry.

And of course, what meal is complete without a little something sweet to end off?

Take a load off…

Once you’ve signed off on dinner and a busy day, there’s no better way to relax than staring at the mesmerising blue waters of our outdoor pool while sipping on your favourite cocktail. Chat to our barman about our cocktail options and then take a seat outside to enjoy the cooler temperatures of a Dar es Salaam evening…