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"Swahili House" by Msasani Bay


"Swahili House" by Msasani Bay

6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
Great location94% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience94% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean6 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

Traditional 3 bedroom Swahili house centrally located on quiet street, less than 500m from the sea. Situated in the inner cove of Msasani Bay, with easy access to Masaki and Mikocheni for shopping and restaurants. It comfortably fits 6, and boasts an outdoor patio and garden.


Free parking on premises
Air conditioning

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
2 floor mattresses
Common spaces
1 couch

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is flexible
Check out by 11AM


Step-free access to the home’s entrance
Step-free access to the bedroom


18 Reviews

Andrea And Joseph User Profile
Andrea And Joseph
June 2018
Nice place, more a Scandinavian house than a Swahili house! Lots of lovely ikea items. Easy to reach, good communication with the host and very comfortable rooms. No warm water which I did not realize until we got there. Everything you need is available. Would definitely stay th…
Carina User Profile
June 2018
Espen’s place was perfect, stylish, comfortable and easy. I hope it’s available again when I’m next in Dar!
Judith User Profile
May 2018
Espen's place is great, quirky, and near the ocean! It is quick and such a steal. Aisha the cleaner comes in everyday. It is easy to find on the map.
Giulia User Profile
April 2018
The house was very nice, well-decorated, and the kitchen appliances well stocked. We had an issue with the air-conditioning not working due to the electric meter running out of credit, but the issue was solved within 24 hours and the host was very responsive in giving us some cre…
Anneke User Profile
January 2018
Two of us stayed at Swahili House while volunteering in Dar for 2 weeks. The house is so spacious, with plenty of storage space, a comfortable area to work and a kitchen stocked with all the amenities you could want. There is also a small garden area which catches the sun too. …
Jasmine User Profile
December 2017
Your house is amazing, even better location perfect if you want to go to all the many malls and plazas, and amazing experience in the house. Only down fall was the construction to the roads. We had to climb through the ditch one of the days before the put a board. And every morni…
Jackline User Profile
December 2017
I stayed at Espen's cosy house with my parents and two siblings for a week and we had a great time. The house is away from busy noises and traffic yet conveniently close to ATMs, small shops as well as a supermarket. The space is pretty and contained everything we needed for the …

Hosted by Espen

Skanderborg, DenmarkJoined in November 2013
Espen User Profile
37 Reviews
Born to a danish father and english mother my parents started working with international development when I was 6 years old which took us to Africa, where I have since lived for the most part of my life. I love the beach, good food and the tranquility of nature. My work as a s…
Languages: Dansk, Deutsch, English, Norsk, Svenska
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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