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Southern Sun Dar
Southern Sun Dar
Southern Sun Dar

Reviews of Southern Sun

Wildlife sightings and reviews

179 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Southern Sun and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Showing 171-179 of 179
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Arrival date
Mr & Mrs G
Kent

"Holiday Inn review"

1 night Arrived 28 Oct 2008
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Rooms:
Average
Food:
Good
Service:
Good
Mr B Dorset
UK

"Ok for the one night."

1 night Arrived 18 Oct 2008
"OK for the one night." See all these reviews: 9n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Average
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Mr & Mrs C
Barkestone

"Holiday Inn Dar es Salaam"

1 night Arrived 27 Sep 2008
"Clean, comfortable hotel, in a quiet area, with good efficient service. Perfectly adquate for a one night stop before flying home." See all these reviews: 9n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Average
Service:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
The bee-eaters
Cyprus

"Holiday Inn review"

1 night Arrived 23 Aug 2008
"As we were there only one night it suited our requirements.

Tanzania does not make entry and exit easy and what an awful airport . i thought it might have improved since we were last there but it hasn't." See all these reviews: 10n in Zambia; 7n in Mozambique; 1n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

The Bee-eaters
UK

"Holiday Inn review"

1 night Arrived 30 Jun 2008
"Very corpoprate feel after safari!!!!!" See all these reviews: 9n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
Service:
Average
Ms Meerkat
Surrey

"Holiday Inn review"

1 night Arrived 28 Jun 2008
"We only used the Holiday Inn (now the Southern Sun) for an overnight as we arrived at 2359 and departed the following morning at 0700. However the staff were really hepful even when my companion's suitcase lock wouldn't budge and at 0200 they were still able to produce a 'technician' to break the lock. The breakfast was very good with a lot of variety." See all these reviews: 7n in Tanzania; 1n in Zanzibar
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Service:
Good
Mr S & Ms M
Surrey

"Holiday Inn review"

1 night Arrived 19 Feb 2008
"At the time of our visit the hotel was full of George Bush's humourless service personnel so probably not very fair to pass comment.

It had all the right things for a Holiday Inn and the doormen had very colourful uniforms.

It is handily placed next door to the offices of Kearsley Travel so you should not have any worries finding your airport transfer driver. The hotel is a short walk to the shore which is quite pleasant and good for a final view of dimorphic egrets and various gulls and terns." See all these reviews: 13n in Tanzania; 3n in Zanzibar
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Average
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Mr Giraffe
Exeter

"Holiday Inn review"

1 night Arrived 16 Feb 2008
"Service at reception, rooms, taxi service all excellent

Only drawback - no breakfast available at 6.00 am before early flight to London." See all these reviews: 7n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
G family
Twickenham

"Holiday Inn review"

1 night Arrived 23 Dec 2007
"The Holiday Inn was a convenient stop over for us. The rooms were fine, though we did have to change rooms the second time we were there as the A/C was not working. The service was rather slow and the food very average. There was very little atmosphere and you could have been anywhere in the world!

However, the pool was a bonus for the kids and the location at the back of the botanical gardens a plus." See all these reviews: 6n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Good
Service:
Poor
Activities:
Average
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Average
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