Swiss Garden Hotel

Mindu Street Plot No. 512, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Dar es Salaam

Our Farewell Day

A travel blog entry by cganong

... responded that she was only serving serving cold drinks at this time. Whhhhat? Cheryl has to wait!?! Talk about waiting. After 5 hours in our third airport today, we get an announcement that the screening equipment isn't functioning so every carry on must be opened and searched by hand while every passenger will be patted down. With over 300 of us, the process took two and a half ours making us one and an half hours late ...

Tanzania - Dar es Salaam

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo


... classic house) and tonga (round house).

  • House walls are usually made out of different materials:
- mud or grass reinforced with bamboos sticks
- only bamboos sticks
- mud with cow´s **** (Maasai)
  • Roofs consist of several layers of grass properly squeezed with the bamboos sticks.
  • Houses have generally very tiny windows from two ...

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

A travel blog entry by


After week in the oasis Rwanda... we finally made it from Kigali to a place called Kahama in Tanzania. What a journey! And what a destination.This drive was unbearable: nearly 11 hours long (we were told it takes 8 hours), hot, tightly squeezed to sweating bodies in a little matutu-taxibus which stopped every few meters to pick or drop somebody (we didn't know it's not an express bus), and we were trying hard not drinking too much because there was just ...

2 minutes

A travel blog entry by touring-taurean


... light on across the cavernous hall with a security man sitting on a plastic chair. Doors are hammered and shaken to attract his attention and he motions that we're to go to the side. Finally some sign of life. Can make out a train with lights on. A lad in baggy jeans, t-shirt and stupid baseball hat remonstrates with driver that he's not allowed to drive down here. Sod that sunshine I want a cold beer. A brief argument between lad and driver ensues. Young lad with baseball cap ...

Onwards and Upwards

A travel blog entry by mylittletrip


... English soon disappeared into zero English. I spent all of the following day at the police station waiting for them to file a report. Of course I could have had it quicker if they got the bribe they were expecting but I wasn't in any mood for that *****! They say every story has a silver lining, my silver lining turned out to be two students from Dar es Salaam staying opposite me in the hotel.  Two great guys who helped me ...

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This hotel, located on Mindu Street Plot No. 512, Dar es Salaam, is near National Museum, Village Museum, and Nyumba ya Sanaa.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good