Marriott International has announced the opening of its second Four Points by Sheraton hotel in Tanzania i.e. Four Points by Sheraton Dar es Salaam, New Africa Hotel.

The original New Africa Hotel was built as the official residence of Kaiser Wilhelm II in 1896. It was used as a hospital during World War I before being converted into a hotel during the British Empire.

“Four Points by Sheraton Dar es Salaam, New Africa Hotel, is a great addition to our rapidly growing footprint in Africa and further consolidates the brands presence in Tanzania. We are confident that with its blend of stylish comfort and genuine service at a great value, the hotel will meet the rising demand for high-caliber lodging in this fast-growing market and soon emerge as a leading choice among business and leisure travelers,” said Alex Kyriakidis, President and Managing Director, Middle East and Africa, Marriott International.

The 174 room Four Points by Sheraton Dar es Salaam, New Africa Hotel, features spacious and contemporary rooms including suites. It also offers an all-day dining, a coffee shop and a lounge-bar where guests can experience the brand’s signature Best Brews program and watch their favorite sports matches.

The hotel also features The Spice Route, a signature restaurant overlooking the Harbor showcasing Pan Asian fine dining. Other facilities include an outdoor pool and a fitness center. It has a 1000 square feet of indoor meeting and banquet space spread across 12 meeting rooms. The room features a Four Comfort Bed, complimentary bottled water in all rooms, free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and a breakfast with freshly brewed coffee.

Over the past two years in East Africa, the brand has opened Four Points by Sheraton Hurlingham, Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport and Four Points by Sheraton Arusha with Four Points by Sheraton Dar es Salaam becoming the fourth property to open in the region.