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Kijiji Beach Resort

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Kigamboni, 5km from the ferry, Dar es Salaam 0255 Tanzania
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#3 of 188 B&Bs / Inns in Dar es Salaam
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Situated on Dar es Salaam's South Beach, 5km from the Kigamboni Ferry, Kijiji Beach Resort is a convenient escape from the city. The resort offers an easily accessible beach paradise for family vacations, romantic getaways, and business travel. For visitors to Tanzania's main tourist attractions including Kilimanjaro, The Serengeti, and Zanzibar, Kijiji Beach Resort makes an ideal Dar es Salaam hotel to kick-off or wind-down your travels. Set amongst lush, tropical gardens, the resort leads onto the white sandy beaches of the Indian Ocean. The resort is highlighted by our custom-built swimming pool. The unique pool design, with gentle curves, a waterfall, and both built-in and surrounding plants, invites fun and relaxation both in the water and poolside. Kijiji Beach Resort is equipped with an open-air, thatched-roof restaurant and fully-stocked bar which overlook our gardens and private beach. The resort of 16 rooms is comprised of cottages, bandas, and cabin rooms Kijiji Beach Resort'small size, unique amongst Dar es Salaam hotels and beach resorts, offers guests both a fun and intimate experience. Owned and operated by Swiss-Tanzanian couple Jacob and Franciana, the resort aims to provide all guests a welcoming Tanzanian beach getaway, be it for a night or a month.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycle rental
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids pool
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Meeting rooms
BBQ facilities
Currency exchange
Mosquito net
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Ironing service
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Room features
Private beach
Fireplace
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Bottled water
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Room types
Ocean view
Suites
Family rooms
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Ocean View
Romantic
Languages Spoken
English, French, German, Swahili
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Kalebu Gwalugano wrote a review Dec 2021
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania17 contributions10 helpful votes
We visited Kijiji beach resort on a Day after Christmass , 26th of 2021, the onboarding and registration is smooth I admired the having a swimming experience on ocean but unfortunately the day we went the water as very far away Their services when it comes to the whole swimming is good, from exchange rooms are at very good quality to the swimming pools themselves. The only thing I didn't like about Kijiji beach resort swimming pools is the number of people was too high to an extent making it very hard to relax while swimming, but it might be because we went during the holiday
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: I think during holiday day the swimming are highly packed but if you love the fun with too...
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Gunnar76 wrote a review Sep 2021
Hamburg, Germany49 contributions5 helpful votes
The hotel canceled the booking immediately AFTER I left. In addition, higher costs were charged than originally booked with Agoda. The price booked according to the booking confirmation was USD 52.65. I had to pay $ 65 USD. If I refused to pay the higher amount, the security staff was called and I was threatened with the police. For this reason, I then paid the higher amount. In general, the hotel is not recommended. Insanely loud music is played all day long, so that you can neither hang out at the pool nor on the beach. The horror ended at 11 p.m. at night. In response to my complaint, I was told that I was a white guest in the country and had to accept it as it was a hotel for black people. The food and the service in the reestaurant was disgusting and extremely expensive. We ordered chicken, waited an hour even though there were no guests in the restaurant and got chicken breast without any side dish. The waitress forgot to ask for it. All in all a terrible experience. I will never visit this hotel again!
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Wouter Verm wrote a review Jul 2020
Vlissingen, The Netherlands4 contributions1 helpful vote
We stayed here for 2 nights. Nice and cousy bungalows with clean bathroom. Staff was very friendly! The hostess helped us with everything and Ali was a very nice waiter! Free wifi in the room and on the beach. Good lunch and diner menu for a reasonable price. Pizza and grilled chicken for under 6 dollar each!
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Carl wrote a review Dec 2019
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania80 contributions11 helpful votes
It was day filled with lots of expectations to have fun and games on the beach but it needed up to be a rather rainy day with more time spent in the swimming pool.... with water sports and music that left the people enjoying under the circumstances.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Trip type: Travelled on business
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Kishan M wrote a review Dec 2019
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The beach and the resort has an excellent location and well maintained. I reached there by 11 am. I ordered drinks for my friends and myself. To my surprise, all the waiters were in a meeting with their boss and no one brought the drinks till 45 min passed. When it came to pay the bill. They simply brought the receipt with total amount without any breakdown of items we consumed. We had to spend 20min with the waiter to list the things we consumed. We were charged almost 25000 tshs extra with no account for the money. I asked to see the manager but non of the waiters responded to my plea. It isn’t a very good hospitality. Honestly it is a very good place to go out with family and friends but the service and honesty needs to improve. If you need more clarification kindly contact me on my details below. Thank you. Regards, Dr Kishan Mistry MD, MMed Ophthalmology. Shree Hindu Mandal Hospital. Dar es salaam. Tel: 0688404259
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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PRICE RANGE
US$38 - US$68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
TanzaniaDar Es Salaam RegionDar es Salaam
NUMBER OF ROOMS
9
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kijiji Beach Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Kijiji Beach Resort?
Nearby attractions include Kivukoni Fish Market (5.9 km), St. Joseph's Cathedral of Archdiocese of Dar es Salaam (7.1 km), and National Museum (6.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Kijiji Beach Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Kijiji Beach Resort?
Top room amenities include a fireplace, a mosquito net, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Kijiji Beach Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Kijiji Beach Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kijiji Beach Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mamboz Restaurant, Akemi Revolving Restaurant, and Chowpatty.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kijiji Beach Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Kijiji Beach Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Kijiji Beach Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Kijiji Beach Resort have airport transportation?
Yes, Kijiji Beach Resort offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at Kijiji Beach Resort?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Kijiji Beach Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, and Swahili.