Protea Hotel Courtyard

Sea-view Ocean Road, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Dar es Salaam

Recovering from Kili and preparing for Overland

A travel blog entry by johneklund


... our luggage x-rayed when we arrived and passed another passport control that we were waved through as we were on a domestic flight when we arrived at Dar. Our hotel pick up was slightly late but was a nice relief as the kind driver gave us cool water to drink and provided a narrative for us on Dar Es Salaam as we slowly made our way to the hotel from the airport in crowded traffic.

After 2.5 hrs we made it to the hotel and enjoyed a quiet meal in ...

Tanzania - Dar es Salaam

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo


... keeps practicing such a separation.

  • Once girls reach the age of 16, they are locked in a separate room of their house and kept there for 4 months. This is supposed to be a wedding preparation. Marriage is usually pre-agreed.
  • Small boys must go through the procedure of circumcision. Only the Maasai tribe performs circumcision in case of both genders.

Huge, hot, dry... Welcome to Tanzania!

A travel blog entry by


... to have some days rest on the coast, near Dar Es Salaam, so we had to endure a 22 hours drive to finally reach Dar. The easiest way was to get the next ferry to the coast, where we endet up on a beautiful beach, having a rest at the Indian Ocean for 2,5 days. White sand, blue water, nice huts... perfect.

The last day we had, we spent in Dar Es Salaam... Huge city, very busy, dirty and rushy... Not the place where I want to live, but yet ...

Arrival in Dar Es Salaam

A travel blog entry by matt746

... I knew it I had arrived at Dar. I might add a special side note to the bloke who was sitting next to me, for a rather portly bloke he had the sharpest elbows in Africa. He must have been over joyed when he saw the skinny little white bloke that he could be sharing with. I would only be telling half the tale if I did not admit that at one stage he was resting his rather large head on my shoulder and snoring like a most content baby.

Once I arrived in Dar and I ...

Tanya's blog

A travel blog entry by lorrikk

... Matt. I'm not just thinking of the relationships developed with the Tanzanians, I'm also reflecting on the relationships that have grown between all of us that started this journey together 2 1/2 weeks ago. What a great group. We shared smiles, laughter, frustrations, and have these amazingly memories that we are all packing back with us. Thank you to everyone for making the memories so special, not only do I hold Africa in my heart I hold you there ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Sea-view Ocean Road, Dar es Salaam, is near National Museum, Village Museum, and Nyumba ya Sanaa.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsProtea Hotel Courtyard Dar es Salaam

    Reviewed by kisurathedon

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    Reviewed Feb 21, 2011
    by (1 review) , Tanzania Flag of Tanzania


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    TripAdvisor Reviews Protea Hotel Courtyard Dar es Salaam

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding