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Baby Bush Lodge Zanzibar - Kiwengwa View

Cairo Village, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014
amanda g Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

The lodge is absolutely beautiful. Great views to wake up to every morning. Lots of lounging space for a chilled put afternoon. The food was also very good. Owner and staff are welcoming and accommodating. No complaints on my end! Thanks for a great stay. Amanda

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I arrived at baby bush after being picked up from the airport for maximum convenience by the lodge staff, and was shown to my room which overlooked the beautiful blue ocean and lush green island vegetation. After leaving my bags and making my way to the lounge/bar area, I kicked back with a cocktail and began to properly take in... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

I arrived in Zanzibar when night had already dropped its veil but despite the darkness, I could still sense the magic of the place in the warm and humid air. As a first-time visitor to the island, I had wanted so badly to stay in a place that would provide me with the creature comforts of home and yet, expose... More

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Jerusalem, Israel
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

When I see the former reviews it seems like they are talking about another place. They have only sea water in the tubs. The reception was almost always empty because the staff was busy doing other things. The rooms were not nice at all and very hot. Lots of mosquitoes but no net on my bed. The manager told me... More

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Babybushlodge, Manager at Baby Bush Lodge Zanzibar - Kiwengwa View, responded to this review

After reading your review we would like to give you some feedback as we sincerly feel that most of your complaints are not valid -This person was here during our busiest time of the year(christmas) and we were fully booked. We had almost 40 people check in that day. When this customer checked in three different parties had arrived during... More

Luton, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

This place is right on the stunning Kiwengwa beach, and a thoroughly loved waking up and heading straight to the beach, and the stunning view you get from the lodge's 'chill out' area. The breakfast here was great also, and management and staff are so friendly. Them combined with the really nice and chilled out backpackers that were here the... More

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Watamu
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

We stayed in the non-honeymoon bungalows and chose Baby Bush because we wanted to be able to snorkel from the beach. The rooms were basic but fine and the included breakfast was usually good. Other meals were expensive but there were no little local restaurants close by. If you want to do nothing much but go to the beach and... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Perfect, quiet location for travelers wanting to get away from the touristy areas of Zanzibar. During my stay there was a lovely group of like-minded travelers wanting some chilled fun on the beautiful beach and good conversation. The owner and staff are also very friendly and eager to help. The dorm rooms are basic but clean with warm salt-water showers,... More

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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Definitely not a 5 star resort. Accommodations are minimal but if you want a cheap, beautiful place to be a beach bum for a while look no further. The food is nothing special, nor are the rooms or bathrooms. The water that comes out of taps and shower is salt so you will always feel like you just came out... More

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Valledupar, Colombia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Baby bush lodge could be a nice place if all you want to do is chill and relax on the beach, but if you want to go out and meet people, thats the wrong place to stay, it is far from stone town and there are only a couple of places to eat nearby. Mzulli is a friendly host and... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I had a really nice time staying at Baby Bush hostel. Patrick and Mwalimu were super welcoming and did everything to ensure I had a great time. It´s about an hour away from Stone Town (which I didn´t realise on arriving to Zanzibar) but a dalla-dalla ride is all part of the African experience! Head up the hill to get... More

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Address: Cairo Village, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Kiwengwa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Many of the busy nearby resorts in the area can accommodate up to 400 people. Baby Bush Lodge Zanzibar is the ideal destination for travelers looking for a laid back lodge with an emphasis on personalized world class service. The lodge is far enough up the beach from the big resorts to keep a laid back peaceful atmosphere. At Baby bush Lodge one can truly relax and at the same time enjoy all the benefits of being on one of the most famous beaches in Zanzibar. At the moment we offer 5 rooms with private balconys, and two in the main lodge, all 7 have breathtaking views. There are also 5 other rooms which have dorm beds for back packers. ... more   less 
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