The 12 Best Airbnbs In Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

February 21, 2021
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Dar es Salaam, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Dar es Salaam and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Modern And Cozy Home

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $90 per night, airbnb.com

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Located in the Mbezi-Kawe neighbourhood, surrounded by many homes and small businesses, this home is securely located on the outskirts of the city. There are several waterparks for family entertainment located about 15 minutes away from the house as well restaurants and shops within short driving distances. Ideal for families of six in its 3-bedroom layout, this home is certainly one to look out for.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This beautiful bungalow features three spacious en-suite bedrooms, large TV room, modern open plan kitchen and a covered patio leading out to a large manicured garden. The house is fully secured with an electric fence, night security guard and modern alarm system. The house is fully air conditioned, has a standby generator and back-up water supply. In an excellent location close to local amenities, walking distance to the beach and about 7.”

Amenities

Wifi | TV | Washer | Air conditioning | Iron | Dedicated workspace | Essentials | Hot water | Free parking on premises | Free street parking | Single level home | Kitchen

Guest Reviews

“To wrap everything into one word-Heavenly! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and fell in love with every room in the house. Everything is well thought out, the decor was gorgeous and the reception from Charity and Fred was amazing.” – Mercy
“My husband and I loved everything about Perece’s home. It’s located in a safe neighborhood and has everything you need and more. We work remotely and the WiFi was on point.” – Neema
“Stunning Property. Immaculately clean. Beautiful garden.” – Nkaleni
“Really great house, and close to shops and other great local spots. The hospitality we received was also quite wonderful. I would recommend” – Lawule
“This is a wonderful place to stay in Dar— 4 bedrooms, 3 of those with en suite bathrooms, large kitchen, and everything you might need. Mbezi-Kawe is a posh, residential area, so plan on taking taxis (or Uber) wherever you go.” – Tashi

#2 Azure Villas

5 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $140 per night, airbnb.com

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In the Oyster Bay area, this fabulous villa that is up for rent is one that's definitely a head-turner. It's a beautiful locality where you'll find supermarkets, banks, and lots of amusements. You can literally walk to the calm sands at Coco Beach, or try out some delicious seafood at the numerous restaurants around. Great for a group of five friends exploring Tanzania, this Da es Salaam home is as modern as it gets.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Located in the heart of the Peninsula of Dar es Salaam, Azure Villas offer a standalone, fully furnished 3-bedrooms villa, perfect for big groups and long-term stays. All guests are welcome to enjoy the modern designed pool and relax in the beautiful, manicured garden. This place is perfect for tourists, families and people traveling for business willing to unwind and relax after a busy day, feeling at home, comfortable and secure.”

Amenities

Wifi | Cable TV | TV | Washer | Air conditioning | Iron | Essentials | Hot water | Heating | Dedicated workspace | Crib | Free parking on premises

Guest Reviews

“Nice place to stay in Dar. Our family enjoyed this very spacious house and the kids enjoyed the outdoor play area. Easy check in and quick communication with host.” – Bethany
“Azure's place is a very quiet and reserved place for people looking forward to stay somewhere close to town and also not far from the airport.” – Frederick
“Super location. Safe. Secure. & secluded” – Gene
“Clean place. Perfect for a work team.” – Zuweina
“The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. We received cleaning services daily, and the location was perfect for exploring Dar es Salaam.” – Kaisha

#3 Simple And Exquisite Lodging

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $100 per night, airbnb.com

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3 bedrooms for 3 couples, each with a relaxing double bed – this home is just the right pick for fun-seekers! Located steps away from the Zanzibar Ferry and the very happening Kisutu District, this home is as central in Dar es Salaam as you can imagine. Not only do you wake up to city and sea views, you're in for a treat with panoramic views of the blue ocean and the city's skyline from the huge lounge windows.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This is an entire Apartment (Non-shared)! Beautiful, light-filled charming Ocean-front apartment in the tallest building in East Africa, next to the Zanzibar ferry, featuring ocean views from all rooms! Located in the heart of Uptown, where everything is at your fingertips. Extremely walkable location near plenty of dining, entertainment scene, and shopping and right in front of the Zanzibar Ferry.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | TV | Washer | Air conditioning | Iron | Essentials | Piano | Pocket wifi | Heating | Dedicated workspace | Ethernet connection

Guest Reviews

“Beautiful, calm, spacious space, more beautiful than it appears on the pictures. Easy to find and to go around the city. A getaway from the busy city life right in the middle of the city with the most beautiful view.” – Shamsa

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#4 Linka Townhouse With Wifi, Barbecue Area, Netflix, Cleaning

4 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $40 per night, airbnb.com

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Find a townhouse for a group of adventure-buddies looking to explore Dar es Salaam in peace. Here, you'll find a kitchen fitted with modern appliances, a dedicated work desk, laundry facility, and 2 bedrooms. Located in an area that boasts a surreal choice of Swahili cuisine and fast food chains like Pizza Hut and KFC, this is one you don't wanna miss!

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Newly renovated 2 bedrooms and 2 baths townhouse, located in Mikocheni, one of the centeral areas of the city of Dar-es-salaam. A mall, eateries, hospitals, artisan market, cafes all in the neighbourhood and just 15 minute uber ride to downtown. Wifi, Satellite TV & Netflix are included. 3rd bedroom has been converted into a study for you to work from and for when you need to get ready – a steamer, iron, hangers on iron rods for you to put your clothes and a big mirror have been added.”

Amenities

Cleaning products | Hot water | Iron | Essentials | Hangers | TV | Ceiling fan | Wifi | Dedicated workspace | Kitchen | Dishes and silverware | Cooking basics

Guest Reviews

“Super host, always There to solves our problems. Big and nice place !! Thank you!!” – Feza
“Amazing accommodation! The hosts were very quick and helpful in their responses! Would definitely stay here again!” – Rachael
“The place is accessible and very nice and spacious.” – Cynthia

#5 Victoria Noble Centre

3 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $50 per night, airbnb.com

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We bring another 3-bedroom apartment tucked away in a safe and secure complex near the Oyster Bay area. Great for a trio of colleagues who'd like a well-equipped lodging in Dar es Salaam, this home will place you in a comparatively quiet area, yet with easy access to the commercial centre. Chill out on your private terrace, or cook your breakfast in your kitchen, you're well-catered to at this apartment embellished with green plants in the rooms.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Our apartments are spacious, the lounge to the dining area there's enough space The double balconies provide a good view of the city and the ocean also introduces some natural light inside Enough air especially in the upper floors you may even not switch on the air conditioner. Our furnitures are good Imported and they are durable. The Master bedroom is big and has access to balcony.”

Amenities

Dryer | Washer | Essentials | Hangers | TV | Air conditioning | Heating | Smoke alarm | Carbon monoxide alarm | Fire extinguisher | Kitchen | Private entrance

#6 Tower House By The Beach In Ras Dege, Kigamboni

8 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms

Book Now: $160 per night, airbnb.com

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Book a home that's situated amidst pristine wilderness to the south-east of Dar es Salaam, perfect for your family's lodging in Tanzania. It's a beautiful 4-bedroom villa that's located in an unspoilt area that boasts an abundance of wildlife. Wake up with your loved ones and have morning coffee on the elevated terrace as you watch the antelope grazing in the woodland. Later, walk down to the beach and bask in the Tanzanian sun.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Tower house is a private coastal home situated on the South Beach of Dar es Salaam, approximately 28km from Kigamboni. The house has 4 double/twin bedrooms, each with its own ensuite bathroom. The spacious master bedroom has it’s own private balcony. All windows are open and all beds have mosquito nets.”

Amenities

Essentials | Hot water | Dedicated workspace | Pool | Kitchen | Stove | Cooking basics | Refrigerator | Oven | Dishes and silverware | Private entrance | Long-term stays allowed

Guest Reviews

“Lovely house and location with capable and attentive staff. Accurate ad. ” – Ashton
“Our experience at Tower House was great. Alice was helpful with all the info we needed prior to our trip, and once there, the staff on ground made sure we had all our needs catered for.” – Jason
“This is honestly, such a beautiful place. The pool was a big hit with everyone and the staff were fantastic. It was so restful and quiet.” – Erin

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#7 Luxury Apartment Near Coco Beach In Oysterbay

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $80 per night, airbnb.com

For a group comprising of two couples travelling together, this 2-bedroom apartment right next door to Coco Beach makes for an awesome stay. This Airbnb is fit for the stay of work travellers as well as adventurists and provides guests with all the modern facilities. There's a furnished kitchen to make your meals, a dining area to eat together, and a gym and swimming pool in the compound for your fitness regime.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Luxury apartment close to Coco Beach in Oysterbay, conveniently located near restaurants, shops, bars and the best of nightlife in Dar. This beautiful apartment boasts four balconies with spectacular Indian Ocean views. FREE High-Speed Internet (Wi-Fi) keeps you connected throughout your stay. Washing machine is in the apartment for your needs.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | TV | Washer | Air conditioning | Iron | Essentials | Hot water | Dedicated workspace | Ethernet connection | Elevator | Free parking on premises

Guest Reviews

“Han’s is a good host and very quick in responding to our messages. The place is very comfortable, clean, safe and beautiful. We had a very nice stay and we enjoyed our time at the apartment.” – Polyne
“Han’s place is amazing. Apartment was very clean. The location was amazing close to all the good restaurants and bars.” – Ibrahim
“Great location, with the most attentive host (Mariam) one could hope for. Phenomenal staff. Highly recommended!” – Steven
“Great place right in the heart of Masaki, the most desirable area of Dar. Hans is a great guy who will respond to your questions literally within minutes, and staff is usually nearby to help explain anything in the apartment.” – Tommy
“This is the 3rd time I have chosen Hans place for my stay in Dar. I was impressed with the recent improvements made (upgrade on furniture and modernised showers) here’s a guy who not only listened to previous guests comments but has made upgrades on own initiative.” – Alam

#8 Entire 3-Bedroom Apartment

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $70 per night, airbnb.com

Aisha's 3-bedroom apartment in Masaki, Dar es Salaam is perfect for you and your friends on your exploratory journey to the Tanzanian heartland. It boasts all the major amenities that'll keep you satisfied, adding in a terrace to enjoy the fresh air. You'll be able to cook and home and do your laundry without having to leave the apartment, making for a relaxing stay.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Msasani apartment is all about family, you will interact with different family and share some wonderful ideas, and learn one or two new things. The building has 4 appartements,You will have the appartement to yourself, I don’t live there but will be a phone call away.”

Amenities

Hot water | Washer | Iron | Essentials | Hangers | TV | Air conditioning | Fire extinguisher | Wifi | Dedicated workspace | Kitchen | Cooking basics

Guest Reviews

“Beautiful, clean and large house, all new amenities! Aysha is a wonderful host, and very attentive and responsive! Really to do again!” – Paloma
“Beautiful place big and spacious. Location and address did not match. The Internet was down the complete weekend there was no WiFi but host did attempt to correct but it never happened” – Clavon
“Everything was perfect. We didn't meet Aisha but everything was very well organized. The apartment was very good and well located. Thanks Aisha, I'll save your address for next time :-)” – Justine
“Aisha place was very nice and spacious. She reaponds very quickly and very helpful to any situation occurs. All the rooms has its own bathroom, very spacious bedrooms with a 360 window around entire apartment and great shade to keep it dark.” – Timeka
“Amazing experience! I traveled with My manager who is super picky, even He thinks that's a fantastic house. Aisha and her son are really caring people, they help us solve most of our problems.” – Xinjie

#9 An Elegant Apartment Next To Muhimbili Hospital

7 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $40 per night, airbnb.com

Splashes of blue and white make this home an abode of relaxation, and the four bedrooms are enough to welcome a large family visiting Dar es Salaam. Check out this condo that brings a mix of 3 queen beds and a single bed, making it an ideal condo for groups who'd like to have a true taste of East African hospitality. You'll find, among others, fast Wifi, free parking for your cars, a community gym and pool, and a full kitchen to cook your meals.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This elegant four bedroom apartment is in a new condominium building near the city centre, walking distance to Muhimbili hospital. It is perfect for travellers who visit for a short stay, especially those with placements at Muhimbili. The apartment comes with access to a gym and a swimming pool, providing a great way to unwind from the city.”

Amenities

Shower gel | Hair dryer | Body soap | Hot water | Shampoo | Washer | Iron | Essentials | Hangers | Bed linens | TV | Window guards

Guest Reviews

“We felt very comfortable at this beautiful apartment! It had a great location and was very, very secure/safe. We enjoyed the living space, especially the gorgeous couch in the living room, where we spent many evenings sitting together and chatting with a cup of tea.” – Alycia
“It was a pleasure to stay here. The location was great in a very safe area. The pool was a bonus for my daughter to swim and improve her skills.” – Tanya
“Nice appartment really near the city center. The neigorhood of the appartment is also reslly great. The appartment is really good for the price you paid. I would pick that again for sure” – Sandrine
“Nshashi place was prime location loved every bit of my stay there. The views from the balcony were impeccable so was the amenities would definitely stay there again.” – Julie
“Large, well furnished place in a nicely central location. Very friendly and accommodating hosts.” – Jacob

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#10 Hemahomes – Peaceful, Homely And Secure

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $20 per night, airbnb.com

North of Dar es Salaam, in the Mbezi Beach area, find a honeymooner's paradise that's a perfect escape in nature. A cozy suite for two, it features lush green gardens on the outside and a comfortable wooden setup inside. Sit outside with your better half or your partner and take in the aroma of fresh roses and lavender as you sip your afternoon tea.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This African culture themed home, surrounded with natural scenery- trees, flowers which attracts various species of birds provides an urban farm experience to guest who desire to live in a green environment and cool weather. The guest suite shares the main gate to the compound but independent from the main house where I and my family live. The compound has 4 dogs and an alarmed security system in case of emergency.”

Amenities

Body soap | Cleaning products | Conditioner | Hot water | Shower gel | Shampoo | Washer | Iron | Essentials | Hangers | Mosquito net | Extra pillows and blankets

Guest Reviews

“This place is so wonderful, easy to reach, great communication, and believe it or not, super super hospitality ever! Dada Grace and the team were amazing during our stay! I must go back to HemaHomes, I recommend it to everyone!” – Rajab
“Anyone in Dar Es Salaam needs to consider this Airbnb. Amazing host, amazing staff, amazing compound, amazing house. Everything is just amazing.” – Miriam
“One of the most interesting places where I wanted to stay longer. The hostess is always in touch, ready to give advice or help in solving any situation that may arise. I think the location is very good.” – Aya
“Certainly the best place in Dar if you want to get rest and escape from the chaos of the city center. This place sounds like a piece of paradise, Grace is so nice and the staff as well, very helpful in everything! I recommend it at 250%!” – Amélie
“Beautifully decorated, safe, clean and modern home with tons of amenities. Roughly 45 mins to the airport.” – Sabrina

#11 Goba’s Cool Home

2 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $20 per night, airbnb.com

A cute retreat for a small family or a trio of friends, this home located in the north-western suburbs of Dar es Salaam is an economical retreat! It's a pretty pick for the budget traveller, where you'll find comfy living quarters to rest your head for the night, and from where public transport will easily land you in the city centre. Find a basic kitchen for your snacking needs, or head out to the Goba market to buy your supplies.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Veronique residence is an ideal location if you are looking for a safe longer stay home, affordable and very quite place for family, couple and friends. You will have the entire place for yourself. The place includes two bedrooms, sitting room, kitchen, a colidor, enough parking space and safer compound inside the gate. one bedroom is full furnished with 2 occupancy and another room semi furnished.”

Amenities

Hot water | Shampoo | Washer | Iron | Essentials | Hangers | TV | Air conditioning | First aid kit | Wifi | Dedicated workspace | Kitchen

Guest Reviews

“Great place.” – Frank
“Very confortable and you have a lot of privacy. I enjoyed my stay… thank you” – Iris
“Veronica's place was true to description for the entire 2 weeks I was at her place. Serenity is the first word that comes to mind during my stay at her place. Throughout the night I rested soundly with no disturbance as the ceiling fan whisper out a welcoming wind.” – Robert
“I dont think you can find a better home than Veronica’s.. She is an angel and her home is the best place you can ever be.. Quiet..” – Consolata

#12 The Residence Estate

4 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $140 per night, airbnb.com

Find a secure apartment for your Tanzanian expeditions with a group of friends or family. Get yourself and the buddies a home near the famous Coco Beach and close to lots of trendy eateries. This place comes with all the modern comforts including a spacious TV lounge, a kitchen with breakfast bar, Wifi, and a shared gym plus pool area. Wake up to perfect sea-views in the master bedroom and start your day off right.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Modern Fully Furnished Apartments at the prominent Masaki Neighborhood. Walking Distance to Coco Beach Oyster-bay and the Lively Haile Selassie Night Life. Supermarkets and other amenities are only short distance form the property. Sea View Rooms are subject to availability.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | TV | Washer | Air conditioning | Iron | Essentials | Hot water | Heating | Dedicated workspace | Elevator | Free parking on premises

Guest Reviews

“This place is perfect. Just as described. If you’re looking for a place to stay in dar es salaam.” – Nick
“Great place with outstanding gym!” – Marco
“Secure compound with 24-hour guards from reputable security company.” – Thomas
“This place was an awesome stay. It was as described and the host is quick with response time. Would definitely recommend!” – Joe
“Thanks for being flexible with our arrival and departure. It was our first trip to Tanzania so we wanted to make sure we had all the basics covered at least and we got that and more. The place itself was very nice.” – Calvert

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