The retreat Dar es Salaam is a beautiful colonial style house with fantastic views of the ocean, a lovely garden and should be a perfect place for a stop over and the staff are incredibly helpful.
However, it's let down by some things very badly, first, the food is wildly overpriced, from memory we were charged almost $40USD for two plates of fired meat and rice, we didn't even bother with drinks as they were astronomically priced.
The Retreat Dar es Salaam, an exclusive boutique hotel with only five rooms, is situated in a huge tropical garden on the shores of the Indian Ocean. The residence has direct access to the beach yet does not open its facilities to the public which protects the private luxury of guests and their friends.
Out of the five bedrooms, three face the swimming pool and the flowering trees and two rooms are off terraced balconies overlooking the sea and the islands in the bay.
The Retreat Dar es Salaam is an intimate hotel that provides an international standard of comfort including minibar and AC in the rooms and satellite-television in the lounge.
The Retreat Dar es Salaam, an exclusive villa with only five rooms, is situated in a huge tropical garden on the Indian Ocean with direct access to the beach.
Three rooms face the swimming pool and the flowering trees and two rooms are off terraced balconies overlooking the Indian Ocean.
Furnished throughout in rare African art, Zanzibari antiques, four-poster beds and big bath tubs The Retreat, Dar es Salaam brings guests international-style comfort with all the romance of colonial, coastal Africa, just half an hour away from both the city centre and the international airport.