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City Lodge Hotel Dar es Salaam opens first batch of rooms

City Lodge Hotel Dar es Salaam in Tanzania is opening its first batch of 41 rooms today (16 November 2018) on the first and second floors. The hotel will have 148 rooms in total when complete. Anneke Pienaar is general manager.
Exterior view of new City Lodge Hotel Dar es Salaam in Tanzania
Exterior view of new City Lodge Hotel Dar es Salaam in Tanzania

Opening special for City Lodge Hotel Dar es Salaam valid from 17 November 2018 to 28 February 2019 is as follows, quoting promocode NOWOPEN:

  • 15% Midweek discount, from Monday to Thursday
  • 25% Weekend discount, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Special rates: Midweek - 1 pax: USD 148 and 2 pax: USD 187; Weekend - 1 pax: USD 132 and 2 pax: USD 165
  • Discount bookable on and direct with the hotel quoting promocode NOWOPEN

Standard room rates, not on special, are: 1 pax: USD 175 and 2 pax: USD 220.

The newest hotel in the Group is located on the corner of Magore and Vijibweni Street in Upanga, 13km by road from Julius Nyerere International Airport and close to the city centre, embassies, Aura Mall, Botanical Garden, National Museum and other cultural and social points of interest.

The hotel features three boardrooms, with Boardroom 1 accommodating up to 18 pax and Boardrooms 2 and 3 up to 10 pax each (these rooms open into one space). City Lodge Hotel Group’s own brand #Café restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and light evening meals and there is a sundowner bar and swimming pool for outdoor relaxation. The hotel has wireless Internet access, a fitness room and 24-hour reception and check-in services.

Rooms are spacious and air-conditioned, with queen or twin beds and one suite with an interleading room. Interleading rooms are available. Five rooms are equipped to meet the needs of guests with reduced physical ability. Other in room features include: television with selected DStv channels, bathroom with shower (bath in selected rooms), tea and coffee making facilities, electronic safe large enough to fit a laptop, and a desk with lighting and plugs for easy connectivity.

The City Lodge Hotel Group has grown its footprint in Africa considerably, having opened 147-room Town Lodge Windhoek in Namibia; 104-room Town Lodge Gaborone in Botswana; and 171-room City Lodge Hotel at Two Rivers, Nairobi in Kenya in 2018. These add to the Group’s existing properties in Kenya, the 84-room Town Lodge Upper Hill, Nairobi and the 120-room Fairview Hotel, Nairobi. Construction is underway on the 148-room City Lodge Hotel Maputo in Mozambique, expected to open in 2019.

In South Africa, construction is underway on the 154-room Town Lodge Umhlanga Ridge in KwaZulu-Natal and City Lodge Hotel at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg recently added on 62 additional rooms. Once the new hotels are fully operational, the group will offer 7,902 rooms at 62 hotels in six countries in East Africa and Southern Africa.

CEO Andrew Widegger says, “By obtaining a detailed understanding of our continent, we will be able to introduce the same quality product our guests have grown to love in South Africa to other African countries.”

City Lodge Hotel
City Lodge Hotel Group has a variety of hotels dedicated to providing you with comfort at a level that suits you. With 5 Courtyard Hotels (480 rooms), 19 City Lodge Hotels (3281 rooms), 12 Town Lodges (1507 rooms) and 23 Road Lodges (2 272 rooms), the Group has a total of 7540 rooms and ranks among the 250 largest hotel chains in the world. We are dedicated to providing quality accommodation for business, leisure and 'bleisure' travellers in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Mozambique. From basic, functional rooms to magnificent luxury studios, we have the range and experience to give you unbelievable service and exceptional accommodation at a price you can afford and in a location near to where you want to be. Go to for more information.

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