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Safety index

52 out of 100

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Spa

Hotel Blue Sapphire

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8.6

Good (89 ratings)

Dar es-Salaam, Tanzania - 

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4.5 km Kariakoo Market

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4.5 km Zanzibar Ferry Terminal

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5 km Port of Dar es Salaam

Hotel Overview

Hotel Blue Sapphire, situated in Dar es Salaam, receives mixed feedback from its guests. Many appreciate its offerings, while some aspects could be improved.

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Hotel highlights

  1. Convenient Location: Guests often praise the hotel for its prime location that facilitates easy access to local attractions and amenities.
  2. Friendly Staff: The hospitality and friendliness of the staff members are frequently highlighted, enhancing the overall guest experience.
  3. Cleanliness: The hotel's cleanliness, especially in the rooms and communal areas, is consistently noted as a positive aspect.
  4. Comfortable Rooms: Many reviews commend the comfort and spaciousness of the rooms, providing a relaxing stay.
  5. Affordable Pricing: The hotel's pricing is mentioned as reasonable, offering good value for the accommodations and services provided.
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Area for improvement

  1. Noise Issues: Some guests have reported noise disruptions, either from within the hotel or from the surrounding area, affecting their rest.
  2. Wi-Fi Connectivity: Challenges with Wi-Fi connectivity in the rooms and public areas have been a point of frustration for several visitors.
  3. Breakfast Quality: The quality and variety of the breakfast offering could be improved, as per the feedback of some guests.
  4. Limited Parking: The available parking space is noted to be insufficient, causing inconvenience for those with vehicles.
  5. Outdated Facilities: A number of guests have mentioned that certain facilities appear outdated and could benefit from renovation or upgrading.

Amenities

Extra beds/cribs

Free airport shuttle

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Spa

Free WiFi

Housekeeping

Room service

Room service

Parking included

Parking included

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Score icon8.6

RateScore

Total 89 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.6

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expedia

89 Reviews

8.6 / 10

Hotel Quality

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The quality chart is based on how hotel ratings changed over time.

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 52

WiFi Quality

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Upload, Mbps

Ping, ms

Idle

2

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29

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30

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Kariakoo Market

4.5 km

Zanzibar Ferry Terminal

4.5 km

Port of Dar es Salaam

5 km

Mlimani City

7.5 km

Makumbusho Village

8 km

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Getting around

Dar Es Salaam Central Station

9 km

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Airports Nearby

Julius Nyerere Intl. Airport (DAR)

1 km

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Restaurants

Java Executive Lounge

3 km

Pizza Hut

5 km

Comfort Zone

4 km

Air Cafe

1.5 km

Bao Cafe

2 km

Street View

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Daytime safety

63 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

31 out of 100

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Dar es-Salaam safety index

Safety

Crime

52

Overall Safety Index

Risky

An average rating of the six safety categories

52 out of 100

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Women safety

Unsafe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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37

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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73

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Property safety

Unsafe

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Likelihood of theft.

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26

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Political safety

Unsafe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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29

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LGBTQ safety

Risky

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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44

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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100

57

Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

57 out of 100

Property crime severity

High

62

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Mugging or robbery  62/100

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Car theft  44/100

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Car break-ins  70/100

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Home break-ins  56/100

Violent crime severity

Moderate

57

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Physical attacks  50/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  32/100

Other crime severity

Moderate

60

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Insult or harassment in public  42/100

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Corruption or bribery  84/100

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Drug problem  49/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.2 - $0.5

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Coffee

$0.7 - $4.7

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Beer 0.5L

$0.6 - $1.8

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$0.9 - $3.6

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$0.2 - $0.9

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.1 - $1.8

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$16.1 - $35.8

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$3.6 - $10.8

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McMeal at McDonalds

$5.4 - $9

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$0.2 - $0.7

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Public transport, monthly pass

$4.4 - $53.8

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$0.9 - $1.1

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$10.8 - $10.8

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$17.9 - $89.6

Weather In Dar es-Salaam

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Precipitation In Dar es-Salaam

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Traffic around property

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Light

Few vehicles on the road, relaxed and stress-free driving experience.

House Rules

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Check in after 13:00

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Check out until 11:00

Children welcome

No pets

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