Next to a golf course and gymkhana club, Serena Hotel provides views of the Indian Ocean. Guests can relax next to the outdoor pool in the extensive tropical gardens, or in the fitness center and sauna. All of the spacious, air-conditioned rooms feature modern décor, a flat-screen TV, minibar and private bathroom. The hotel features 2 restaurants which prepare a variety of international cuisine, or guests can dine by the pool at the Island Trader Bar and Restaurant. There is also a patisserie, cafe, and the Kibo Bar which plays lively music. The 24-hour front desk and travel desk can help organize excursions into the center of Dar es Salaam, only 2 miles away. A baby-sitting service is available at Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel. Free private parking is available on site and an airport shuttle can be arranged. Julius Nyerere Airport is only 8 miles away.