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About Safina Hotel and Apartments

Located in Kijitonyama, the Safina Hotel and Apartments are only minutes away from the airport and a number of popular shopping and entertainment centres.

This modern high-rise building with its sky blue windows, sits in the heart of Kijitonyama and has become a centre of attraction for many. Accommodation is offered in 32 self-contained rooms. Which include an assortment of single rooms, double rooms and deluxe rooms, providing our customers with a wide range of choice. All rooms and apartments are connected to DSTV throughout.

The hotel is supported with an emergency power generator to ensure that the comfort of our esteemed customers is guaranteed. Besides accommodation, the Safina Hotel and Apartments offers a laundry and dry cleaning service.

Walk into our modern lounge with its stylish furniture, and sleek surroundings. As you walk in, you will feel the vibrancy and the liveliness of the interior decor. A warm welcome from our qualified personnel followed by a speedy check-in is guaranteed.

Whether in a relaxing mood or working after hours, our immaculately designed lounge is there to offer you just that. It features a 24-hour wireless internet connection, large LCD TV screens with DStv connection and comfortable leather sofas; allowing you to relax or work in style while enjoying our collection of soft tunes playing in the background.

The hotel’s restaurant and bar boasts a variety of experiences. The world class Jahazi Grill restaurant is known for its dynamic menu that highlights fresh local ingredients as well as a gourmet menu that changes daily.

Also available is the Ngalawa Bar which features a comfortable lounge with leather sofa chairs, a 24-hour wireless internet connection, and two 42-inch LCD TV screens both of which have full time DStv.

A 24-hour shuttle service is available to and from the airport, and to other destinations at a reasonable rate. Our shuttle service comprises of a minibus with a sitting capacity of up to 10 and many other comfortable saloon cars for the customer’s choosing.

Conference Venues: Safina Hotel and Apartments offers two conference facilities equipped with wireless internet, data technology, web-casting and video conferencing facilities, with a dedicated team available to ensure your conference is a success.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 24 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Hotel
  • Sleeps: 56
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Conference Venues
  • Restaurant on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • KiSwahili
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

• All rates are 18% VAT inclusive, in case of VAT exemption, kindly provide required certificate
• At least 50% advance is required for confirmation

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Safina Hotel and Apartments is 1.7km from the centre of Mikocheni , the nearest airport 11.9km (Julius Nyerere International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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