New Africa Hotel and Casino - Tanzania

If your idea of a great weekend is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and then playing a few hands of blackjack, it’s time to book a room at the New Africa Hotel and Casino. Situated in Dar es Salaam – the capital of Tanzania – the 126-room hotel is home to the best casino in town.

Games on offer include roulette, blackjack, baccarat, and three variants on table poker: raise ‘em, Texas hold’em and three card. There are also more than 80 slots to choose from.

The slots use the smartcard system and there are both progressive and mystery jackpots in play. The casino management operate a lively roster of promotions and events. Check the website for the latest action.

The casino is a stone’s throw away from the ferry to Zanzibar – the birthplace of Freddie Mercury. After a big win, you would have the opportunity to sing We Are The Champions by Queen in the very spot where Mr. Mercury made his debut appearance.

Back in the hotel, the dining options are varied and tempting. Sawasdee is the hotel’s Thai restaurant with amazing views across the harbour. The Bandari Grill is all about fresh seafood whilst the Onyx Lounge serves up cocktails and snacks.

Tanzania is a fascinating and beautiful African country with amazing wildlife, people and beaches to die for. Throw in a great hotel and a friendly casino and it’s time to book that trip to Tanzania.

Casino Details

  • Slots open from noon to 5am
  • Tables open from 5pm to 5am
  • 81 slots and seven table games
  • Open seven days a week
  • Buffet available
  • Photo ID required on first visit

Hotel Specifications

  • 126 rooms and suites
  • Room service
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Central location
  • Views of the pool and harbour
  • Two restaurants and the Onyx Lounge bar
  • Spa and gym

Nearby Attractions

  • Kunduchi Beach – silky soft white sand
  • Zanzibar – it’s a short ferry ride away
  • Udzungwa Mountains National Park
  • Kivukoni Fish Market – eat the catch of day
  • Kunduchi Wet ‘N’ Wild Water Park – a great place to cool off
  • Sightseeing tours – get the inside story on this fascinating city

Transport Information

The hotel is a 20 minute drive from the Julius Nyerere International Airport. The hotel will arrange a pick up for $15. Make the arrangements when you book your room.

Hotel Contact Information

Address: P.O.Box 9314, Azikiwe Street/Sokoine Drive, Dar es Salaam
Telephone: +255 22 2117050/51