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Holiday Inn Hotel

  • Azikiwe Street/Upanga Street
  • City Center
  • Ilala District
  • Dar es Salaam

The Holiday Inn Dar es Salaam is the perfect venue for your Business Meetings and Conferences, for entertaining Clients, celebrating Special Events and, of course, as a place to stay while you are on Holiday or on Business in Tanzania.

Located in the heart of Dar es Salaam’s business district, just 15 minutes from the Airport, 5 minutes from the Ferry Port, and moments from the main road arteries through the city and beyond, the Holiday Inn Dar es Salaam is ideally located for easy access. And, if you are looking for a way to get your VIPs into the city for a meeting, our Helipad, the only one in the city, is at your disposal.

From the Rooftop Restaurant of our Dar es Salaam hotel you can gaze out across the Indian Ocean, from our state-of-the-art Conference Suites you can change the course of your business, and from our lavishly designed Rooms you can rise the next morning refreshed from a great night’s sleep.

A good deal of thought and effort goes into making sure that our guests feel safe and secure in our hotel, therefore we have a permanent security presence and excellent relationships with the local emergency services. We also have in-room safes, double locking doors, security chains and key card entry to all rooms, all for your peace of mind.

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Enjoying a Holiday in Dar es Salaam will mean many things to many people, but all will agree that Bar@One is a great place to start.

Located on the First Floor of our hotel, this Café Bar serves light snacks as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in a relaxed and informal setting. Bar stools and occasional seating are there for you to sink into after a long day exploring or in meetings, and the local and imported beers, well stocked wine cellar, and selected spirits are varied enough to satisfy any tastes.

Outside is an expansive Patio Area with cushioned seating, smoking area and wide-screen TV for viewing major sporting events on, making this a lively Bar on some evenings.

Open to residents and non-residents from 10am until 11pm each day, Bar@One is the perfect place to meet friends and colleagues, plan excursions or relax and enjoy your Holiday in Dar es Salaam.

Al Dar Restaurant and Bar
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For Al Fresco dining, our rooftop Al Dar Restaurant & Bar on the 11th floor of our hotel is a must for anyone on holiday in Dar es Salaam.

Open from 5pm to 2am, the Al Dar Restaurant & Bar offer everything from a light snack to a three course sit-down meal under the stars in the open air so you can truly enjoy your dinner and drinks –looking out over the vast Indian Ocean, you can watch the sun go down and the city lights twinkle. Our Rooftop Restaurant is the perfect setting for a romantic dinner, a family meal, or a feast for your delegates at the end of a long day of meetings. Offering a variety of Mediterranean dishes, including Moroccan, Greek, Italian, Lebanese and Algerian, you are sure to find something you will love on our broad Menu.

For your entertainment we have a large five by four metre Projector Screen TV on which we show most major sporting events, creating a jovial and relaxed atmosphere. Formula One and Boxing, Football and Golf are all shown in widescreen majesty for your enjoyment.

When choosing a Restaurant in Dar es Salaam it is important to know that the food you will be served, from tapas to T-bone steak, will be freshly prepared by chefs passionate about the quality of every dish they send out. Our kitchen team are dedicated to the task of ensuring that every meal they serve is special, from the locally sourced ingredients to the seasonal creations for the Menu and the time and skill that goes into their preparation.

When booking your Holiday in Dar es Salaam with us, do not forget to book your table at the Al Dar Restaurant and Bar.

Al Gaucho Restaurant
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Located on the ground floor of the Holiday Inn Dar es Salaam and just off the Lobby is the Al Gaucho Restaurant, the main Restaurant of our hotel and the largest of our four eateries. Al Gaucho is lavishly decorated in a contemporary style to reflect the quality of our establishment. The pastels and creams of the comfortable dining furniture on an elegant expanse of marble floor set off by square sided pillars in accenting colours create a modern, light and airy feel to our formal dining space.

Breakfast, Buffet Lunch and a full evening meal from our A La Carte Menu are served here and may be relished by hotel guests or anyone who else enjoys good food.

Many Dar es Salaam restaurants will talk of the quality of their food, but in the Al Gaucho Restaurant we serve only the finest, freshly prepared, seasonal culinary creations to our diners. Our team of chefs are dedicated to the task of using only the finest ingredients sourced from local farms and suppliers so the highest quality can always be assured and so we can support our local economy.

Watch us while we work with a window on our world, literally allowing you to see into the kitchen from your table, so you can see the effort that goes into preparing your meal.

If you would prefer your meal with a side order of Dar es Salaam city life, ask to be seated on our Terrace overlooking Azikiwe Street. The hustle and bustle of these streets is different each day – a real-life backdrop to a fabulous meal. Then, at the end of the day, the streets fall silent and from your terrace vantage you can enjoy the warm night air and starry skies while supping your selection of red or white wine from our cellars along with the perfect meal to end the perfect day at our hotel.