Serena Hotel Dar

Serena Hotel Dar: Our full report

230 rooms
Traveller's rating
Good (78%) From 46 reviews
All year

Conveniently close to the airport, in the centre of town, the Serena Hotel Dar (previously called the Moevenpick Royal Palm Hotel) is perhaps the city's best large hotel: it's very professional and ideal for short overnight stops.

The Serena Hotel Dar has 230 rooms in total, including:

- 36 Executive Rooms, each with its own private executive lounge;

- 9 Junior Suites

- 3 Diplomatic Suites

- 1 Presidential Suite.

All the rooms here have individually controllable air-conditioning systems, direct-dial phone/voicemail, a high-speed internet connection, satellite TV with 21 channels, hairdryer, a fridge/mini-bar, a room safe and in-room tea and coffee-making facilities.


Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Ideal length of stay: Usually just one night – when over-nighting between connections.

Directions: It's a 45-minute drive from the airport, depending on the traffic.

Accessible by: Fly-and-Transfer

Food & drink

Usual board basis: B&B

Dining style: Individual Tables

Dining locations: Indoor and Outdoor Dining

Drinks included: Tea and coffee from in-room facilities

Further dining info: Yes


Attitude towards children: Children are welcome at The Royal Palm Hotel.

Property’s age restrictions: There are no age restrictions.


Power supply: Mains Electricity

Communications: There is cell phone reception at the Serena Hotel Dar, and in-room phones.

TV & radio: There are televisions in all of the rooms. There are also computer connections and WiFi in the rooms for those wanting to use their own laptops.

Health & safety

Malarial protection recommended: Yes

Medical care: The nearest hospital is a 15-minute drive away from the Serena Hotel Dar.

Dangerous animals: Low Risk

Fire safety: There are fire extinguishers and smoke alarms at the Serena Hotel Dar.


Disabled access: On Request

Laundry facilities: Full Laundry Service - Extra Charge

Money: There is a facility to change money here, athough their rates are not always the best in town.

Accepted payment on location: Credit cards are accepted.

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