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Baraza Resort & Spa

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Bwejuu Beach, Bwejuu, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful hotel - truly stunning layout and views Staff extremely helpful Food was excellent especially for fish/seafood aficionados Excellent pool area Number of activities for the children - from swimming in the sea/kayaking/ snorkelling safari City tours available and were interesting Spent one whole morning in the Frangipani Spa on site - wonderful pampering experience - a must for couples!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Hotel Impressed us from the moment we saw it. The buildings were beautiful, large and in a very relaxing open Arabic/Persian style. Our Villa was superb. Plenty of space with a huge bed, walk in dressing room, large his and hers sinks and walk in shower. There was a room with arm chairs and a recessed "Sultans bed". In... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pampered from the moment we arrived! The grounds are well kept, the staff and management are so nice and friendly and take care of every detail, and the villa was wonderful. The food theme changes every night and had many options to choose from when it was a buffet. Most evenings they had some sort of entertainment, either at the... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful hotel and it fulfilled all our expectations. Our villa was set back by one row from the beach which, in my opinion, was the best row as it afforded you more privacy than the beach fronted villas but you still had the amazing sea views. The villa itself was beautiful, spacious and very tastefully decorated and... More 

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GM-TZC, General Manager at Baraza Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ananda & Jo, It was a sincere privilege to host you and thank you for your generous comments above. Kalei ( great memory; you were very close) Esther and the whole team also pass their regards. I am glad that you had a chance to experience the Frangipani Spa; it really is one of my best experiences on the... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Baraza's physical setting lived up to all the reviews. The spaces are classy and well-maintained, and extremely atmospheric. The food is truly exceptional!!! I wanted to add some advice about the beach, which is really unlike anything I've seen elsewhere. It's not a classic swimming beach, although the water is very warm and it provides a beautiful backdrop. The tide... More 

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GM-TZC, General Manager at Baraza Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review; the "discovery safari" to the reef is also one of my favorite experiences and we fully agree that it is a "must-do" experience for the kids. Thank you also for allowing us the privilege of being our guests; we are very pleased to have been your home in Zanzibar! Jaume Vilardell i Margarit | Group... More 

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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Baraza for some R & R after 5 days on safari in Tanzania. We were concerned about the flights on the small aircraft (12 seats) from Tanzania to Zanzibar, but to be fair these were efficient, and whilst not the height of luxury, they did the job. Zanzibar airport is however a tip, you don't want to be... More 

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GM-TZC, General Manager at Baraza Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Les, Thank you for your very detailed comments above. We always appreciate feedback from experienced travelers because we are then able to truly gauge our offering. We are very pleased that you got to relax and unwind with us after a hectic safari schedule. August is school holiday month in may parts of the western world and therefore we... More 

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have just returned from the Baraza Resort in Zanzibar, Tanzania and I can online describe the resort as complete unadulterated bliss. The beach is worthy of a glossy cover for the Africa Travel Brochure with idyllic palm trees and white sands. The hotel has an air of contemporary sultanese decadence that makes you feel as though you are the... More 

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GM-TZC, General Manager at Baraza Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sam, Heaven!! wow!! Thank you very much!! We are truly pleased that we met your expectations and we all look forward to welcoming you back to Zanzibar and to Baraza. Asante Tena!! (Thanks again!) Jaume Vilardell i Margarit | Group Manager More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its all been said, but from our large family's experience, the service was the best I have experienced in a long time, anywhere. They really go the extra mile ion all phases: front desk, restaurants, pool service, water sports, room cleaning, property beautification, gardening, everything is great. We loved it so much we extended our stay a day and the... More 

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GM-TZC, General Manager at Baraza Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sean, Thank you for allowing us the privilege of welcoming your family to Zanzibar. Thank you also for the very generous donation. We have built a clinic in Bwejuu and we also have a school that we support there and these donations do go a very long way indeed. We hope we will have the pleasure of seeing you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent an idyllic week in The Baraza on Zanzibar. The beauty of the hotel and the villas are extraordinary, but it is the staff that make this an exceptional place to spend your holiday. Every single one of the staff - without exception - from the lovely ladies who cleaned our villa, to the serving staff in the restaurants... More 

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GM-TZC, General Manager at Baraza Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ampasand, Thank you so very much for choosing Baraza; we are very pleased to have met your expectations. I fully agree that our staff are our best feature and we feel blessed to have staff who embody that true Zanzibari hospitality. I have passed your message to the team and they were very pleased that you remembered them by... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this was a truly amazing stay and only very sad that it was too short. It truly is luxury but comfortable at the same time. The staff were truly amazing and the food was fantastic too. I truly cannot fault it at all. Our stay was seemless and nothing was too much trouble. I would not hesitate to return to... More 

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GM-TZC, General Manager at Baraza Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Joy, The pleasure was indeed ours! We look forward to your return visit hopefully very soon. Jaume Vilardell i Margarit | Group Manager More 

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