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Baraza Resort & Spa

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
5 Star Hotel
This beautiful resort evokes the heritage of Zanzibar dating back to the era of the Sultans. A fusion of Arabic, Swahili and Indian design, with beautiful arches, hand carved cement décor, beautiful antiques, hand made furniture and intricate brass lanterns, Baraza offers unparalleled...
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Location and contact
Bwejuu Beach | Zanzibar, Bwejuu, Tanzania
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34.8 km to Kisauni Airport
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Reviewed today via mobile

We stayed here for the last leg of our honeymoon after 8 days of safari and 3 nights in Stone Town. We stayed in one of the villas and it was incredible. The villa was large and decadent. We had our own plunge pool, freestanding...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Where to start with this review....... this is a truly superb hotel. From the moment we arrived we felt as though we were in paradise. The villas are big, beautifully decorated and exceptionally well furnished. The public areas of the hotel are breathtaking with fabulous...More

5  Thank Jenny H
Response from GM-TZC, Manager at Baraza Resort & SpaResponded 7 October 2017

Dear Jenny, It was so lovely to welcome you to Baraza especially for such a special occasion. I am glad you had a good stay and once again we wish you a very happy birthday... hopefully we will have the pleasure of seeing you for...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

After a week of early starts and lots of dusty driving on safari, Baraza was the most perfect place to retreat to afterwards. From the stunning architecture and decor on arrival, to the luxury villas, to the gorgeous pool (we lived on those daybeds, complete...More

Thank sfo882016
Response from GM-TZC, Manager at Baraza Resort & SpaResponded yesterday

It is such a pleasure to read this review of your recent stay with us and I thank you very much for choosing Baraza. We were delighted to host your family and on behalf of all the staff we send our warmest regards. Sergi

Reviewed 5 days ago

Short and sweet: everything about this place is first class, most notably the service and food. Some of the all inclusive exceptions are frankly cheap at this price, including laundry. But you can stay here with 100% confidence that your experience will be just so.

Thank TheHistoryProfessor
Response from GM-TZC, Manager at Baraza Resort & SpaResponded 4 days ago

Dear Professor, Short and sweet indeed! Thank you very much for choosing us and for this review; it was our pleasure to welcome you to sunny Zanzibar. Sergi

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Baraza on the tail end of our safari honeymoon and can safely say that we made an amazing choice. The resort itself is about a 1 hour drive from the Zanzibar airport, though it was easy enough to traverse. The facilities are...More

2  Thank Ryan A
Response from GM-TZC, Manager at Baraza Resort & SpaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ryan, This review is a pleasure to read and I look forward to sharing it with the rest of the team later today. Thank you for the sage advise to our future guests; as we get into July and August (peak period) it is...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$706 - US$1,276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Bwejuu
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Bwejuu
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bwejuu
#2 Spa Hotel in Bwejuu
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$706 - US$1,276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Bwejuu
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Bwejuu
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bwejuu
#2 Spa Hotel in Bwejuu
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Karye G
4 May 2018|
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Response from GM-TZC | Property representative |
Dear Karye, Thank you for this question and we will be pleased to make all arrangements. There are many very good excursions possible depending on the number of days that you will spend in Zanzibar; kindly send us an email... More
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Lindy P
28 February 2018|
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Response from GM-TZC | Property representative |
Hello Lindy and thank you for this question. In terms of layout, both Villas are identical and the main difference is that the Garden views are located a little further back from the Sultan View Villas. (please note that... More
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Zoie R
9 January 2018|
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Response from GM-TZC | Property representative |
Dear Zoie, Thank you for your interest. Yes indeed we would be pleased to host such a special occasion. Please email us your request (to the attention of Tina) and our wedding coordinator will be in touch. Best wishes from... More
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"There was a beach bonfire one night so if you have kids who go to bed early I’d try a villa away from the..."
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"pay for an Ocean Front villa"
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"Ocean View Villas have easy access to the beach and a reserved beach are but also have added privacy"
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"Ocean view villas are the way to go."
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