The Oyster Bay Hotel

Address: Toure Drive, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Toure Drive, Dar es Salaam, is near National Museum, Village Museum, and Nyumba ya Sanaa.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews The Oyster Bay Hotel Dar es Salaam

    5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Dar es Salaam

    July 5-8 Update

    A travel blog entry by aoleary on Jul 05, 2015

    ... But you only get a couple radio stations here and I didn't see a CD player of aux cord, so I guess that is your music source.

    Some more about the living conditions that I have observed from all of this driving. Most of the houses are actually about the length of a trailer, but twice as wide. They're pretty closer together. We are in a very urban area here, but no one looks like they are starving. I know that is true of some of Tanzania/ Africa, but ...

    This is Africa

    A travel blog entry by jware on Jan 08, 2015

    16 photos

    ... pineapple smiling like hyenas at our delicious future pineapple date. One thing interesting to note that Joy and I have discussed is that the people are pretty honest. Despite the fact that when we asked about the pineapple price, the three men around the cart gave us 3 different prices simulataneously then looke3d at each other and we all laughed. A passerby apparently heard it and actually stopped to make sure the vendor wasn't charging ...

    Back to Dar!

    A travel blog entry by victoriacronk on Oct 08, 2014

    2 comments, 4 photos

    Today we embarked on the journey back from the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar to the crazy city of Dar Es Salaam and our beach campsite. We woke up and enjoyed the last bits of our luxury lifestyle, using our real towels, hot showers and enjoying our breakfast with sea views. We were grateful to see that the weather hadn't cheered up massively and the rain returned as we headed of for the port in our taxi. We got to ...

    A long over due update

    A travel blog entry by tweetygirl on Aug 27, 2014

    7 photos

    ... feel better but in the evening I started to get worse again ... So today I experienced a slice of local Dar life when I went to the local doctors ( the expat doctor is closed at the moment ) it was an interesting experience for sure, and I'm pleased a local came along with me as I would have had no idea where to go or what to do each time I needed to go to a different area and pay another lot of money. Up shot is I have a slight case of Malaria so am ...

    I just wanna go home!

    A travel blog entry by travelsake on Aug 09, 2014

    ... and washing myself in the sink. So Bill tells her to give him the key to another room, we will go take a shower there and then we will return the key to her. She grumbled, but did it.

    And to really make this a memorable stay, when I went to wash my hands in the upstairs bathroom sink, brown water came spurting out of the faucet and sprayed all over me. Did I mention we’re so ready to go home?!

    And so our trek home begins. ...