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“On the white sandy beach” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Breezes Beach Club & Spa, Zanzibar

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Breezes Beach Club & Spa, Zanzibar
5.0 of 5 Resort   |   Bwejuu Beach, Bwejuu, Tanzania   |  
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Melbourne, Australia
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131 reviews 131 reviews
42 hotel reviews
Reviews in 48 cities Reviews in 48 cities
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
“On the white sandy beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Breezes resort sits on a beautiful white sandy beach with warm, clear water. The reef ensures that the beach is calm and lovely to swim in, and when the tide goes out you can do a great reef walk.

The rooms are clean and sizeable (we had a suite). Each room has its own verandah / balcony, so you can sit outside. Bathrooms are basic and small to medium in size, but okay.

Lunch at the beach side bar offers some really nice food - great to sit with your feet in the sand and enjoy a drink and some lunch out of the sun. Umbrellas and sun lounges on the beach fill up fast - so get in early to secure a spot. Unfortunately when we visited there were a lot of large family groups, so lots of kids and beach chairs and umbrellas were hard to come by.

Most evening meals are set menu or buffet - the food is okay, but if you are not a big set meal fan then you will quickly get sick of the lack of choice in the evenings.

The spa is great and reasonably priced. Again book early as it is busy.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
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  • Cleanliness
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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

We stayed in Breezes for 6 nights after a safari in Tarangire. It was such a lovely, relaxing place to come in the most beautiful setting. We sat around the large pool or under the umbrellas just above the magnificent beach. Service is really professional but very friendly and happy. The food is great. Our three sons loved the buffets and the menu nights for dinner and the lunches served in the gorgeous beach restaurants are fresh and tasty and really varied. they have bands most evenings which were great- subtle not noisy. We loved the beach and yes, although the tide does go along way out it is really not a problem as the pool is great and the tide is in for half the day anyway. The rooms are simple, not very luxurious but when we left at 830 each morning we were not back til 630 each evening so we didn't spend alot of time there anyway. The hotel itself is so nicely laid out and I thought very african in decor. It may be a large resort hotel but it does not feel like this at all, no one is on top of you - it was so lovely and we were very very sad to leave. we did the dolphin safari one morning which was fantastic, swimming with dolphins and snorkelling on a reef was very special for our three sons, and my husband and I.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Stockholm, Sweden
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

Our expectations prior to arrival was that this was a smaller family owned boutique hotel. This wasn't quite the case. However, the lovely staff was very accommodating, food was above average and we have nothing in particular to complain about really. But for couples (on honey moon like us) looking for an exclusive personal and romantic resort, this didn't quite meet the requirements.

To be honest, the beach that I've heard so much about was a disappointment.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Absolutely awesome ! Fabulous location, great food, beautiful beach, turquoise water, great staff and a terrific selection of Cuban cigars. If you can drag yourself away from this place, Zanzibar itself is very interesting, the culture and the people were fascinating. We may have to make a special trip back here before we croak.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Göteborg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

If you prefer a luxurious resort that is flawless - this is the place. This is a great "international" place and does not leave that much taste of Zanzibar, or Africa, in your mouth since it is very polished and it could be situated anywhere more or less: Gran Canaria, Phuket, India - you would not see a difference. But a very nice and comfortable place with great pool and beach all taken care of by splendid staff and management.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Loved this place although it´s a quite big resort. Nicely decorated comfortable rooms and public areas, fantastic service, great food especially at lunch and breakfast. Nice beach and poolarea. Don´t miss a treatment in the spa! I´d love to go back.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Westmount, Canada
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206 reviews 206 reviews
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

The hotel facilities were very good (rooms, dinning, bar, fitness, pool, beach, etc), in a beautiful setting along the coast. Service is also very friendly. - However, owing to the very shallow shore line, there is not much water sports to be done, and the water is seriously hot so it is not really refreshing. Limited sports or other activities. This is not really an active all-inclusive. But it is a nice choice for a quiet beach get-away to read under the palm trees and enjoy the heat.

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Bwejuu Beach, Bwejuu, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Bwejuu
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Bwejuu
#4 Spa Hotel in Bwejuu
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Bwejuu
#5 Romantic Hotel in Bwejuu
#5 Luxury Hotel in Bwejuu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Breezes Beach Club & Spa, Zanzibar 5*
Number of rooms: 74
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Zanzibar's most romantic hotel, featuring the Frangipani Spa, highest attention to detail, and personalized service second to none. This family owned and managed resort has set high standards for Zanzibar, and continues to lead the others in the right direction. ... more   less 
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