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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 21-30 of 179
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Arrival date
Mr A & Mrs V
London

"Southern Sun Dar Review"

1 night Arrived 18 Feb 2019
"Didn't spend much time here as we arrived late and left early, but our short experience was very good.

The breakfast was excellent." See all these reviews: 9n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Mr & Mrs S
Weymouth

"Southern Sun Dar review"

1 night Arrived 2 Feb 2019
"Only stayed 1 night - no problems experienced" See all these reviews: 10n in Tanzania; 4n in Zanzibar
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Mary
Cornwall

"Southern Sun Dar review"

1 night Arrived 25 Oct 2018
"Our first night was spent at Southern Sun.

First impressions were how friendly and helpful the Tanzanian people are.

Sadly a rain shower stopped a quick dip in the pool." See all these reviews: 9n in Tanzania; 4n in Zanzibar
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mrs C.
Horsham

"A good stopover hotel for a night"

1 night Arrived 16 Sep 2018
"The hotel was friendly, clean and well located for the transfer next day. Breakfast was good" See all these reviews: 5n in Tanzania; 5n in Zanzibar
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Mrs C.
Edinburgh

"Southern Sun Dar review"

1 night Arrived 13 Sep 2018
"As we were only spending one night in Dar the Southere Sun was more than adequate.

It did take a long time to reach the hotel due to road works so a hotel closer to the airport would be better if the traffic problems continue" See all these reviews: 9n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Average
Service:
Good
Activities:
Average
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mr & Mrs B
Belfast

"Good hotel for overnight stay"

1 night Arrived 13 Sep 2018
"We used this hotel at the start of our trip to Tanzania as the flight times were such that there was the possibility of missing our connection at Dar to the first camp.

It proved to be a good idea as it allowed us a nights rest before starting the safari element of the trip. The hotel was clean, food was reasonable and it fitted the bill perfectly for a one night stay.

The only real issue was the time taken to get from Dar es Salaam International airport to the hotel as the traffic was truly awful, but you can't blame the hotel for that." See all these reviews: 12n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Mr & Mrs F
Harrow

"Southern Sun Dar - arrival night stay"

1 night Arrived 23 Aug 2018
"A good choice for our 1 night stay before heading off to the bush.

Staff friendly and helpful.

Breakfast had lots of good choice." See all these reviews: 12n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Average
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Good
Ian G
Wiltshire

"Southern Sun Dar review"

2 nights Arrived 3 Aug 2018
"Only stayed to recover from journey prior to going on safari. Hotel has good facilities and helpful staff and is in quiet area of Dar.

Went to the botanical gardens next door and was approached by a man who had 'worked there for 20 years' who insisted on showing us around. Naïvely agreed and it turned out he was just after a 'tip'.

We walked around Dar as a couple and it is not a tourist destination. That said while we were the subject of some curiosity we were not hassled in anyway." See all these reviews: 10n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mrs T
Andover

"Convenient comfortable hotel"

1 night Arrived 1 Feb 2018
"Only stayed here one night before embarking on our safari adventure, nothing wrong at all, nice helpful staff clean tidy rooms and great food. I would stay here again for one or two nights no problem." See all these reviews: 18n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Average
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Doctors
Sheffield

"Southern Sun Dar review"

1 night Arrived 13 Jan 2018
"Fine. Served the function perfectly well of an overnight/day stop on arrival and before departure" See all these reviews: 9n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Average
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
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