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1 room, 2 adults

Q-Bar & Guest House

3-star3 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Beach nearby
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator (on request)
Plot 1 Ali Bin Said Road, Dar es Salaam, 4595, Tanzania

Dar es Salaam guesthouse with restaurant, connected to a shopping center
  • Free full breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • Beach nearby
    • Free WiFi
    • Refrigerator (on request)
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Great room
Fantastic service
Bar is awesome
Delicious food

Q-Bar & Guest House

from ZAR 785
  • Standard Room
  • Luxury Room
  • Economy Room
  • Superior Room
  • Deluxe Room
  • Executive Room
  • Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom
  • Room

What’s around Q-Bar & Guest House


  • In Oyster Bay
  • Nyumba ya Sanaa - 17 min walk
  • Little Theatre - 23 min walk
  • The Slipway - 23 min walk
  • Msasani Bay Beach - 34 min walk
  • Makumbusho Village - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • Dar es Salaam International Conference Centre - 3.5 mi / 5.6 km
  • Julius Nyerere International Conference Centre - 3.7 mi / 5.9 km

Getting around

  • Julius Nyerere Intl. Airport (DAR) - 29 min drive
  • Dar Es Salaam Central Station - 14 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 20 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets stay free

  • Specific rooms only *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Billiards or pool table
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Terrace
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Swahili
  • Swedish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Q-Bar - This restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Q-Bar & Guest House’s small print

Also known as

  • Q-Bar Guest House Guesthouse Dar es Salaam
  • Q-Bar & Guest House Guesthouse Dar es Salaam
  • Q-Bar Guest House Guesthouse
  • Q-Bar Guest House Dar es Salaam
  • Q-Bar Guest House
  • q Bar Hotel
  • q-Bar And Guest House
  • q-Bar & Guest House Hotel Dar Es Salaam
  • Q-Bar & Guest House Guesthouse
  • Q-Bar & Guest House Dar es Salaam


Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • Tourism fee: USD 1.5 per person, per night

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 15.0 per day

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 19 per vehicle (one-way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Q-Bar & Guest House

  • Does Q-Bar & Guest House offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Q-Bar & Guest House does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Q-Bar & Guest House?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Q-Bar & Guest House?
    Yes, pets are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Q-Bar & Guest House?
    You can check in starting at 2 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Q-Bar & Guest House?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that serves local and international cuisine.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Q-Bar & Guest House?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 19 per vehicle one-way.

Recent reviews

Good 7,8 From 20 reviews

Fair 4,0
Avoid for business trip, perhaps ok for a backpack
As you may guess from the name, this place is first a bar, and then, way after, perhaps a hotel. Your room is basically just above the bar, so sleeping without earplugs before 1am on a Saturday will be complicated. The staff doesn't speak English, or not at all which is unprofessional for a capital city hotel. Hence every communication is hard. The double bed is actually two single beds next to each other, which of course is uncomfortable if you would like to sleep in the middle of your bed. Even the sheets are for 2 single beds. The shower is not separated from the bathroom, so when you have a shower, the entire bathroom is wet. The WiFi was either not working at all, or not sufficient to be used in the room. But perhaps most annoyingly was the fact that the bar is full of prostitutes waving to you as you go upstairs to your room. Also quite difficult to feel home in that context. Unless you're a prostitute ? Room size was good, as well as the AC, breakfast was ok but starting too late at 8am. Poor value for money in general, 50$ a night in my case.
Pierre, ie3 night business trip
Very good 8,0
Great location, practical hotel
Lovely large room with fridge and table areas. En-suite was functional but not overly pleasant. Some music could be heard from bar downstairs. Good location with shops and beach nearby. Expensive but good airport transfer. Safe place with nice staff.
gb2 night trip
Very good 8,0
the staff is always friendly and willing to help, just ask and they try immediately.
markus, gb3 night trip with friends
Very good 8,0
The place was as described. Nice bed, nice breakfast. Staff was friendly and the food was good.
Gilbert, us1 night trip
Very good 8,0
Overall the room was acceptable; tv only 4 channels available, service was great had in-room breakfast and allow late check out upon request only complain was downstairs bar music loud into the night.
gb1 night trip
Very good 8,0
Low Cost Escape Away Spot from Dar City
Good low cost hotel to spend a wonderful evening and enjoy the great location during the day in Oyster bay. KFC,Pizza Hut,Sub Way, Samaki Samaki(sea food), Mystic Masala and Khana Khazana(indian food) and Oyster bay Farmer's Market at walking distance. Great meeting point for expats during the evening. Enjoy good food, live music, watch football on big screen at hotel until 2.00 a.m. Great for solo backpackers to escape away from Dar City centre.
Reza, ie2 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
This hotel may not be to everyone's choice, but I liked it. The room I had was good, in room safe, Wi-fi is OK, the TV was old but it worked OK, the air-con worked and a fridge in the room, what more do you want from a hotel.... I had the top floor room over looking the bar, when I stayed it was no problem with noise from the bar but it was not at a weekend, maybe that would be different I don't know so can't say... The question is, would I stay here again and the answer is yes....
Robert, gbOther trip

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