Rainbow Hotel
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7,9
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7,0
/
10
Very good service
7,5
Value for money7,1
Location rating7,9
Nearest airportJulius Nyerere International Airport (DAR)
Distance to airport11,8 km
  • 460 meters to public transportation

  • Airport transfer

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Air conditioning

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Deluxe Room Double Bed
Deluxe Room Double Bed
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 king bed
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Standard
Standard
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  • Room size: 10 m²/108 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 double bed
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Deluxe Room Twin Bed
Deluxe Room Twin Bed
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 single beds
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2 Bedroom Apartment
2 Bedroom Apartment
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  • Room size: 60 m²/646 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 double beds
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One-Bedroom Apartment
One-Bedroom Apartment
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  • Room size: 37 m²/398 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 double bed
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Single Bed in Female Dormitory Room
Single Bed in Female Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 single bed and 4 bunk bed...
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Single Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room
Single Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 single bed and 4 bunk bed...
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Bed in 4-Bed Male Dormitory Room
Bed in 4-Bed Male Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 single bed and 4 bunk bed...
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Standard Single Room
Standard Single Room
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  • Shower
  • 1 single bed
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Shared Room Dorm
Shared Room Dorm
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    Agoda Reviews (27)Booking.com Reviews (162)
    7,0
    /
    10
    Cleanliness6,8
    Facilities5,8
    Location7,9
    Room comfort and quality6,4
    Service7,5
    Value for money7,1
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    7,2
    Very good
    Oxana from Russia
    Business traveler
    Standard Single Room
    Stayed 4 nights in August 2016
    Trip to Dar-es-Salaam”
    Very friendly staff but hotel in general is poor
    Reviewed November 22, 2016
    7,6
    Very good
    Mustafa from Bahrain
    Family with teens
    2 Bedroom Apartment
    Stayed 14 nights in September 2016
    Good Value for Money”
    Good City Center Location, close to Zanzibar Ferry Terminal and walking distance to good eating places
    Reviewed October 27, 2016
    6,0
    Yujin from South Korea
    Solo traveler
    Standard
    Stayed 1 night in July 2016
    not bad”
    it was not bad but there is nothing around the hotel.
    Reviewed July 19, 2016
    6,7
    Good
    Kym from Australia
    Family with teens
    Standard
    Stayed 1 night in December 2015
    Location location location ”
    Location for Zanzibar ferry; airport pick up; friendly staff
    Good
    Reviewed December 30, 2015
    5,3
    JEN from Malaysia
    Business traveler
    Deluxe Room Double Bed
    Stayed 5 nights in September 2015
    Poor Internet in Room”
    Location, location, location
    There is no WIFI connection available except in the lobby area. Overall, the stay is ok.
    Reviewed September 21, 2015
    7,7
    Very good
    marie from France
    Couple
    Deluxe Room Twin Bed
    Stayed 1 night in August 2015
    a good place after safari”
    quiet
    Reviewed August 11, 2015
    8,3
    Excellent
    Lindsay from United States
    Business traveler
    Deluxe Room Double Bed
    Stayed 5 nights in August 2015
    Friendly, clean, but basic hotel”
    Amazingly helpful and friendly staff, clean rooms, and good food
    The staff was amazingly helpful and friendly, the bed was comfortable, the AC worked well, the room was well insulated from street noise if you closed the window, and the restaurant was tasty and affordable, especially the Indian menu. I had some trouble with the electricity in my room (there was a very finicky card reader to turn it on; after the 2nd time I had to ask for help they gave me a second room key so that I'd never have to touch it again), I had only one warm shower in the 6 days I was there, and the single elevator was very slow, but I can forgive those things in light of all of the positives. Recommended!
    Reviewed August 08, 2015
    7,3
    Very good
    Martina from Czech Republic
    Couple
    Standard
    Stayed 1 night in December 2014
    Good location”
    Big room, very good location
    Reviewed December 28, 2014
    7,0
    Very good
    Heffernan from Australia
    Couple
    Standard
    Stayed 1 night in October 2014
    correct”
    staff, location, quiet
    Rainbow hotel was 'ok'.its not the Hilton, but it has all the basic services required for a comfortable stay. new windows meant it was very quiet despite being in the city centre and next to a large mosque.
    Reviewed October 21, 2014
    8,7
    Excellent
    Brian from Sweden
    Family with teens
    Deluxe Room Double Bed
    Stayed 1 night in August 2014
    friendly and clean”
    helpful staff, friendly staff, clean
    nice and quiet, helpful staff.
    Reviewed September 17, 2014
    5,3
    Wael from Egypt
    Couple
    Standard
    Stayed 2 nights in May 2014
    center location (that's all)”
    center location, affordable
    not very good. location is center but in a very poor neighborhood. I guess all Dar Es Salaam hotel are like this but if its a good hotel you will spend time in hotel without going out. food is very poor and room condition is very basic.
    Reviewed July 25, 2014
    9,3
    Exceptional
    Lars-Erik from Sweden
    Couple
    Standard
    Stayed 2 nights in June 2014
    The best I have been staying in for long time”
    Location, staff, good service
    excellent, I was so happy
    Reviewed July 04, 2014
    8,0
    Excellent
    michele from United States
    Solo traveler
    Standard
    Stayed 2 nights in March 2014
    easy and uncomplicated”
    very close to ferry--walkable even with luggage, very clean, varied menu and good food
    This urban high rise hotel is THE choice is you are taking the ferry to Zanzibar. Friendly and welcoming, very clean and well-maintained, the hotel caters to a broad clientele, from business to tourist, and from all over the world. The staff's friendliness definitely crossed cultures, as did the restaurant's choice of cuisine. Everything in the room worked.The bed was comfortable and had a choice of 4 pillows. My only criticism is that the standard double room (I saw that there were larger double rooms) was a single room in which the double bed took up so much space (and was jammed up against the wall) that there was not really enough room to open two suitcases. Would recommend the larger size double room if offered a choice.
    Reviewed April 18, 2014
    6,7
    Good
    Victoria from United Kingdom
    Solo traveler
    Standard
    Stayed 1 night in November 2013
    Friendly staff but shabby room.”
    It was centrally located and easy to get to from the airport. The staff were very friendly and helpful even though I arrived very late at night. The room was comfortable but a bit on the shabby side.
    I was only there for a night but it was a pleasant stay despite the fact that some items in my rooms were broken and needed fixing.
    Reviewed March 01, 2014
    6,3
    Good
    odile from France
    Family with teens
    Standard
    Stayed 1 night in January 2014
    nice place to stay for exploring the city”
    quiet, clean, location
    very convenient for visiting city center. Quiet, clean, depending on the type of room, it can be very little.
    Reviewed January 14, 2014
    6,7
    Good
    odile from France
    Family with teens
    Deluxe Room Twin Bed
    Stayed 1 night in January 2014
    Centrally located”
    Clean, central, quiet
    We only spent one night there, coming back from Zanzibar and waiting for our flight. Easy to go to the main interested points of Dar es Salam.
    Reviewed January 07, 2014
    4,0
    Erik from Sweden
    Family with young children
    Deluxe Room Double Bed
    Stayed 1 night in October 2013
    tremendously overpriced, stay away”
    nothing at all except the friendly resceptionists
    a total waste of money. there are far better options
    Reviewed October 20, 2013
    7,3
    Very good
    TUAN from Vietnam
    Solo traveler
    Standard
    Stayed 1 night in July 2013
    City hotel”
    Central location, wifi internet available in the room, staff is willing to give information
    Reviewed August 18, 2013
    7,3
    Very good
    Jan-Juhani from Finland
    Couple
    Standard
    Stayed 1 night in July 2013
    Near Zanzibar ferry terminal”
    Location, friendly staff, good value for money
    Nice budget hotel serving a basic breakfast. Well located if you're heading to Zanzibar, only a ~400m walk to the ferry terminal. Within a walking distance there are also many Bureau de Change offices and many small shops. The room was very basic, huge amount of tv channels, couldn't get the wifi to work.
    Reviewed July 23, 2013
    5,3
    Gutenberg from Chile
    Couple
    Standard
    Stayed 1 night in December 2013
    útil para pasar la noche”
    Cerca de la estación de ferry, limpio
    Sin sobresaltos. No hay que esperar nada sobre éste hotel, más que una pieza limpia y una campa para dormir (tiene A/C).
    Reviewed January 15, 2014
    12
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