Overview of The Oyster Bay

Situated in Oyster Bay, an ambassador’s residential area in Dar es Salaam, this intimate African hotel offers the perfect combination between antique and contemporary African style. Ideal for those passing through, the small size of the Oyster Bay Hotel allows for an intimate stay and personalised service.

The beautifully landscaped gardens offer many seating areas, a pool and even writing desks under the shade for a quiet, scenic place. The Oyster Bay Hotel is situated overlooking the beach, offering even more places to enjoy a break after your safari and a few nights of relaxation before heading back to the hustle and bustle of daily life.

Highlights & Activities

What's on offer whilst on this itinerary?
  • Eight-roomed house situated in a quiet area of Dar es Salaam
  • Ideal overnight between your safari & beach holiday
  • Pool area in landscaped gardens
  • Many places to relax or enjoy refreshing drinks
  • Friendly, African hospitality & good service

Bird watching

Day tours

General Facilities

The hotel has many lounge areas in which to relax and read or enjoy a drink. Tall French doors open onto the terraces that overlook the beautifully manicured gardens.

The professionally landscaped gardens are extensive and are dotted with sculptures and water features. You’ll also find frangipane trees, tuber roses and white bougainvillea with lots of shady deck space and reclining chairs on the sun deck.

Computer facilities

Laundry service

Local airport transfers

Private balcony or deck

Swimming pool

Wi-Fi available


The Oyster Bay kitchen is always open for those who arrive late at night or very early in the morning and the cooks will be happy to prepare whatever you feel like snacking on. Meals are served regularly during the day and you can expect to feast on a range of local and international dishes, prepared according to your preferences and tastes. Sit back on the veranda, in the dining room or on the pool deck, depending on the time of day and the weather conditions.

Expert Opinion

We know because we go
Maureen Stover

Maureen Stover

Africa Safari Expert

A fabulous option for a relaxing and intimate Dar-es-Salaam stay. I loved the modern decor, stunning rooms and enjoying cocktails around the pool after our long-haul flight.

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