Reviews of Oyster Bay
They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Stylish Oyster Bay
Unfortunately only had a quick 1 night stopover here before flight home but was most impressed. Great attention to detail and extremely friendly atmosphere. Made the last night in Tanzania very special!Read more about the whole trip
Relaxing in Oyster Bay
We started our trip in Oyster Bay and made the mistake not to come back at the end to relax. Dimitre pamperd us!
We met very interesting people at the dinnertable.
A very special place.
A wonderful end to our holiday
Oyster Bay is a great place to relax before boarding the plane back home and again this was our second visit. The rooms are beautifully decorated and food wonderful - we were the only guests and were able to chose just what we wanted.
Demitra, Khadija and Basil made us so welcome. Beho Beho and Oyster Bay have now spoilt us forever - they will be our yardstick for friendly staff, delicious food, great locations and fabulous rooms!
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group environment for dining odd for one nightRead more about the whole trip
Oasis in dar es salaam
Very hospitable.Read more about the whole trip
R & R at Oyster Bay before the flight home.
Apart from a booklet of Rules for the Swimming Pool in the bedroom, and a sign by the communal downstairs cloakroom, there is absolutely no indication anywhere that this is an hotel. It has all the feel of a beautifully appointed private house to which one has been invited to spend a day or two. Other guests come and go - most seem to stay for quite a short time - and meals are taken together, often with the owner as host.
The service is outstanding - from the iced water and cold flannels produced by the driver at the airport, to Marita (?) who met us at the door, to the delightful and ever-smiling waiters. The food was plentiful and utterly delicious. Decor throughout was perfect: restful, interesting and entirely in keeping with the place.
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Wonderful Room opposite the tropical palm fringed beach.
Amazing food and communal meals with great company.
Very hospitable and helpful. I wanted to swim on the beach opposite the hotel and they arranged for a Masai to accompany me. I treated him to a drink (non alcoholic) at the local Bar on the beach, so was able to visit the local environs! Followed by a swim in the pleasant hotel pool.!
That evening we went down to The Waterfront and had a sundowner with Sean and his family and visited some local market stalls where I made some purchases which pleased me . The next day i was told how to set about visiting Bongoya Island and Sean lent me snorkelling gear so i was able to enjoy a boat trip, swim and snorkel ,relax, read and paint on a delightful island followed by an exciting boat trip back through big waves!.
Marika and her team, provided wonderful, wonderful food at elegant tables with great conversation. Cannot be faulted.
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See earlier comments
[Ed note: See earlier feedback comments by this traveller Ms F from London]
Wonderful oasis in Dar
Simply fantastic - great people, rooms and food.
A brilliant stop over on way to safari when 24 hours there brought me down from the stress of work and set me up for the holiday
last night at Oyster Bay
If you want a refuge from the hectic city and a place to chill out before the long flight home, then this is definitely the place. The collection to and from the airport is very efficient and stress-free. On arrival we were warmly welcomed by Maretha and a delicious cool drink. She showed us around the house, while our luggage disappeared upstairs.
Our room was number 8 on the top floor (no lift) with a view of the ocean and passing ships. The room was large and very well appointed with an enormous bathroom. We were treated to bubbly before a delicious dinner. This we ate in the company of the owner, Charlie Bailey, who happened to be in town.
Breakfast was delivered promptly to the room at 5.15am, so that we had time to enjoy it before our early morning flight back to London.