Hotel Slipway - A luxury stay in Dar es Salaam's upmarket neighbourhood 

Located on the Msasani Peninsula just seven kilometres from Dar Es Salaam city centre, this slick waterfront hotel is a truly luxury stay in an upmarket neighbourhood.

Relax in luxury by the Dar Es Salaam's waterfront

There is a wealth of shops and restaurants right next to the hotel, meaning that you won’t need to leave the peninsula. A popular spot with both locals and tourists, The Slipway shopping and leisure centre is a fantastic waterfront destination, while the 200m jetty gives direct access to the Indian Ocean and is a base for all kinds of water activities, such as scuba diving, sailing, fishing, and cruises.

The Slipway provides fantastic access to the neighbouring Bongoyo Island Marine Park & Reserve, offering beautiful conditions for swimming and family-friendly activities. 

You’ll never be bored at Hotel Slipway. Let the staff take you on your first scuba diving experience or go on a special boat trip to the nearby islands and beyond.

Enjoy first-class fitness and wellness facilities, with the charming rooftop swimming pool and large terrace area, a well-appointed gym, a spa, and even a pharmacy for any medical needs.

Dining-wise, there are plenty of choices, with three restaurants and three coffee shops, providing families with accommodating all-day long services.

A destination for pampering as well as outdoor activities, the hotel has a hair salon and nail bar in addition to the spa, making it a wonderful place centred on luxury private experiences.  


The Hotel

Styled in a bright and breezy beach style, rooms encourage natural airflow, and many feature stunning ocean views. Suites boast a living room and balcony in addition to a bedroom, and some rooms have balconies facing the ocean. Executive rooms have equally large floor plans and come with a bedroom, bathroom, and balcony. Standard rooms have queen-sized beds, while economy rooms have twin beds and offer fantastic value for money.  

The Terrace Restaurant offers fine dining with a view. The Waterfront Restaurant offers immediate views of the ocean right at the water’s edge, with a menu centred around fresh seafood and wood fired pizzas, and there is live music on the weekends. Azuma offers beautiful authentic Japanese cuisine. 


Hotel Slipway has a number of wellness and fitness facilities, including a swimming pool and terrace, a gym, a spa, and scuba diving services.


Enjoy the three onsite cafes and three restaurants, including The Terrace, which offers a fine dining experience with a view.

How this hotel makes your trip more responsible

Hotel Slipway is currently implementing a range of initiatives to conserve the local environment, titled Going Green. This project consists of a stronger emphasis on recycling and encouraging both staff and guests to save electricity and water.

If you'd like to read more about our responsible and sustainable approach to luxury travel, you can do so in this dedicated section of our website.

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