About Dar es Salaam

The congress venue is centrally located in Dar es Salaam which is East Africa’s second-busiest port and Tanzania’s commercial hub. The city has a rich eclectic architecture reflecting African, Indian and German infuences. It offers a wide array of craft markets and restaurants. You are most welcome to attend the AFRICME and also enjoy the local culture


Below is the list of hotels AFRICME 5 attendees may wish to book. Please use the following booking code AFRICME 5.

NameLocationCategoryContact Details
New Africa HotelCity Centre4 Starreservations@newafricahotel.com
Holiday Inn HotelCity Centre4 Starreservations@holidayinn.co.tz
Nikko Hotel City Centre  -Agrey/Jamhuri street 3 Starreservations@hotelnikkotowers-tz.com
Hotel Sapphire Kisutu /Mtendeni Street3 Starreservation@hotelsapphiretz.com
Urban Rose Jamhuri Street 4 Starinfo@rosehotel.co.tz or gm@resehotel.co.tz
Golden Tulip HotelCity Centre4 Starinfo@goldentulipdarcitycenter.com
Protea Courtyard HotelSea View/Barack Obama road3 Starinfo@phcourtyard.com
Coral Beach HotelMasaki4 Star
Colosseam HotelOysterbay4 Starreservations@colosseumtz.com
Slipway Hotel Masaki​​4 Star

Please note the rates are available to the AFRICME 5 attendees  

Low cost shared accommodation will be available at the Aga Khan University Students’ Housing at a subsidized rate of $20 per night per person. Please submit your application before the 15th June 2018. 

Visas and travelling information

Delegates who will require visas to Tanzania are advised to contact the nearest embassy or consulate, information can also be obtained here  

If you require a letter for the purposes of applying for a visa then send an email to Rosemary Stephen, rosemary.stephen@aku.edu, or you may wish to call +255-758-997797. 

Air travelling participants should book flights landing at Julius Nyerere International Airport Dar es salaam - Tanzania. The airport is about 12 kilometers from the City Centre. 

The prices of taxis from the Airport to the City Centre range from thirty five thousand Tanzanian shillings to forty thousand Tanzanian shillings.