Southern Sun Dar

Reviews of Southern Sun Dar

Good(81%) From 99 travellers
Excellent
31
Good
45
Average
22
Poor
1
Terrible
0
Below are independent comments from 99 of our travellers who have visited Southern Sun Dar, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Miss B and Mr G Taunton
Arrived on: 16-Aug-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Excellent
Excellent
Location:
Excellent
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Rooms:
Excellent
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Excellent

Great place for a one/two night stay!!

Great stay at Southern Sun. Staff were friendly and rooms very comfortable. Really great introduction to Tanzania.

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Dr A, B & B - San Diego
Arrived on: 12-Aug-2014 Stayed for: 0 nights
Overall:
Excellent
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
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Facilities:
Excellent
Excellent

Southern Sun Dar review

The hotel was marvelous. Absolutely great. The problem was trying to drive from the airport to the middle of town (one hour or so), 2.5 hour stay at the hotel, and then an hour plus back to the airport. The drive back to the airport was a bit harried as we were not sure we would make it in time. In the end it was no problem but the return driver was very timid and certainly did not assuage our concerns. If at all possible find a place, even if much less lavish, nearer the airport.

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Mr and Mrs T from Nuneaton
Arrived on: 31-Jul-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Excellent
Excellent

Southern Sun Dar review

we did not stay at the southern sun hotel due to problems with the klm flight to dar.

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Mr S & Ms J - Sweden
Arrived on: 12-Jul-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Average
Average
Location:
Good
Good
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Excellent
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Excellent

Southern Sun Dar review

We had a very short stay at the hotel, arrived late evening and left at 8 am the next morning. Overall a nice hotel with pleasant staff and very good breakfast, but it was a bit noisy. We had trouble sleeping because of loud talking late at night from one of the other rooms.

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riguss from Belgium
Arrived on: 22-Dec-2013 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Average
Average
Location:
Good
Good
Rooms:
Poor
Poor
Service:
Good
Good
Food:
Good
Good

Southern Sun Dar review

although the premises are conveniently located, the rooms are very small and the airco was not maintaned. We slept in bad smell of humidity, typical of uncleaned airco filters.

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Mr & Mrs H - Sweden
Arrived on: 3-Nov-2013 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
Good
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Good
Good
Food:
Average
Average

Southern Sun Dar review

As we only stayed at the hotel from 11.30pm till 6.30am it is hard to say so much.

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Mr & Mrs T - Victoria, Australia
Arrived on: 19-Sep-2013 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
Good
Location:
Average
Average
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Good
Good
Food:
Good
Good
Facilities:
Good
Good

Southern Sun Dar review

Just a normal hotel with facilities you would normally expect. Just fine as a transit hotel (which in our case was our 'contingency' time in case the train was significantly delayed)

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Mr & Mrs M - Cambridge
Arrived on: 12-Aug-2013 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
Good
Location:
Good
Good
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Excellent
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Good

One night stop-over in Dar

We stayed at the Southern Sun for one night after flying into Dar, before flying out to the Selous the next day. Definitely a good call to stay overnight in Dar - we enjoyed our arrival in the bush far more than those who had been spat straight out from an international flight.

Good, clean hotel room and excellent cocktails and food in the bar and restaurant.

An added bonus after supper on returning to our room was a bottle of sparkling wine as we were on our honeymoon.

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Dr W - Pennsylvania
Arrived on: 9-Aug-2013 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
Good
Location:
Good
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Excellent
Food:
Good
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Facilities:
Excellent
Excellent

Hotel - very welcome

After a long journey to Johannesburg, complete with 5 hour layover - and the loss of my luggage, this hotel was much appreciated !!

And Immanuel at Kearsley Safaris on the Mezzanine - was a star - he got my luggage back for me

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Ms H from London
Arrived on: 8-Aug-2013 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
Good
Location:
Average
Average
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Good
Good
Food:
Good
Good
Activities:
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Good
Facilities:
Good
Good

Southern Sun one night review

All fine, and wasn't bumped from this hotel as I was last year which was a relief...

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