The 152 rooms have all the amenities you would expect from a city centre hotel. These include satellite television, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, designer toiletries and a pillow menu detailing the 5 types of pillow you can choose from. Room service is available 24 hours a day. Rooms have city, ocean or pool views.
The Southern Sun Hotel has two restaurants. The Kivulini Restaurant is located on the mezzanine floor with views out over the swimming pool and the Botanical Gardens. It serves delicious buffet breakfasts. The Baraza Grill, Café and Bar is open for lunch and dinner and serves a fusion between Swahili and continental cuisine.
The hotel has an outdoor pool which, although small, is relatively quiet.
The staff are helpful and friendly and do all they can to assist you during your stay. The Southern Sun Hotel is an excellent choice for an overnight in Dar es Salaam.