Cheap Hotels in Dar es Salaam

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Cheap Hotels in Dar es Salaam

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What is Dar es Salaam Like for Cheap Hotels?

There are countless ways to enjoy the seaside city of Dar es Salaam on a budget. For example, you might want to put on your walking shoes, grab a free map, and go for a stroll to a side of this destination where money isn't the only thing that matters. Snap some photos at Zanzibar Ferry Terminal and Kariakoo Market for some great memories without a hefty price tag. Our choice of cheap hotels makes Dar es Salaam a favorite among budget-conscious travelers looking for a vacation to remember. has 34 cheap Dar es Salaam hotels to choose from, there's something for everyone!

What Are Some of the Best Cheap Hotels in Dar es Salaam?

Here are our travelers' best-rated Dar es Salaam budget-friendly hotels:

    Peninsula Hotel Dar es Salaam

    4-star hotel with bar, near Coco Beach
    • Free parking • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Fitness center • Central location

    Kibodya Hotel6

    Dar es Salaam hotel in city center
    • Free breakfast • Free WiFi

    Sleep Inn Hotel Kariakoo

    3.5-star hotel in Kariakoo with bar, conference center
    • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Spacious rooms

    Rainbow Hotel

    3-star hotel in Kisutu
    • Free parking • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Rooftop terrace • Walkable location

    Rungwe Hotel

    City-center Kijitonyama hotel with bar
    • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Walkable location

What Are the Best Things to See and Do in Dar es Salaam?

You'll find a variety of sightseeing opportunities in Dar es Salaam while staying within budget. Glance at these sightseeing opportunities in the area, some of which you can appreciate while being mindful of your wallet.

    Museums & Art Galleries
  • Makumbusho Village
  • National Museum of Tanzania
  • Nafasi Art Space

  • Beaches
  • Coco Beach
  • Mbezi Beach
  • Bahari Beach

  • Sights & Landmarks
  • Zanzibar Ferry Terminal
  • Kariakoo Market
  • Port of Dar es Salaam

How to find the best cheap hotels in Dar es Salaam


✅  There are lots of cheap hotels available in Dar es Salaam in 2023. What's more, our rewards program makes Dar es Salaam hotels an even better choice for travelers on a budget. 

✅  Whether you're looking for a hostel, apart-hotel or Bed & Breakfast, there's something for every type of traveler in Dar es Salaam on – use the helpful search filters to find some of the cheapest hotels in Dar es Salaam for your budget-friendly stay. 

✅  You'll find lots of cheap hotels in Dar es Salaam – with With so many choices, we recommend you use the search filter for price limits to narrow down your options. 

✅  The best time of year for an affordable vacation to Dar es Salaam is during low season. This is when fewer people visit and there is a wider range of cheap Dar es Salaam hotels available.  

✅  There are plenty of things to see and do in Dar es Salaam on a budget! From exploring the city's iconic landmarks and museums to enjoying the great outdoors and local parks, there is something for everyone in Dar es Salaam. 

✅  If you're looking to travel to Dar es Salaam on a budget, there are plenty of ways to save. One option is to consider booking your travel during off-peak times when prices for flights, hotels, and attractions may be lower. Another option is budget-friendly transportation, such as local public transportation like buses or trains. 

✅  To find the great budget hotels in Dar es Salaam for families, use our "Family friendly" filter under the "Travel experience" header. This will filter for family-friendly accommodation essentials.  

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Frequently asked questions

What cheap motels can I find in Dar es Salaam?
Travelers to Dar es Salaam rate Naam Suite Motel - Adults Only among the best motels in the area.
What hotels do other travelers recommend for an inexpensive vacation in Dar es Salaam?
Guests recommend Serene Beach Resort as a good budget-friendly hotel when visiting Dar es Salaam.
Can I book vacation rentals for my stay in Dar es Salaam?
You’ll find 85 vacation home choices on our site. Also, you can book one of 96 apartments or 9 villas.
What hostels can I book for my stay in Dar es Salaam?
You may want to consider YWCA Hostel, Saadani Tourist Center - Hostel and L & J Modern Backpackers, which are among the best-rated hostels by fellow travelers. You can also check out all 5 hostels on our site.
Where can I get a good free breakfast at a cheap Dar es Salaam hotel?
Our other guests enjoyed the free breakfast at the following budget hotels: Serene Beach Resort, Ideal Hotel and Iris Hotel.
Where can I stay on a budget for my business trip to Dar es Salaam?
Business travelers who are looking to save money recommend these affordable accommodations: Serene Beach Resort, Mambosasa View Executive Hotel - Sinza and Iris Hotel.
Can I book any cheap hotels near the beach in Dar es Salaam?
Take a look at the affordable rates at Serene Beach Resort if your heart is set on a beach getaway to Dar es Salaam but you’d like to keep the costs low.
What areas in Dar es Salaam should I consider for a budget trip?
If you’d like to spend less on your trip, the areas with the most affordable hotels are Sinza, Kunduchi and Mikocheni.

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