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MN
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Baraza resort for three nights. The first night was amazing with a great menu and great food and service. The next night it was a buffet which I do not like nor was the food that great very disappointed. We stayed in a building next to the beach which you then get a reserved umbrella and...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 1 week ago

The resort is extremely classy, with exquisite decor and architecture. The private plunge pool in each villa is an added bonus, and the main pool was also very inviting. The dinner setting was classy and understated and the portion sizes were perfect as it was a 5 course menu. The wines served was also very good, and the cocktails were...

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

Dear Shaheentherani, What to say but a heartfelt thank you! We are very pleased that you enjoyed your vacation with us and we certainly hope that we will see you back with us in the future. Our best wishes, Daniel

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely 2 night visit after safari in a beach front villa. The beach was beautiful and as with previous reviews most definitely worth waking up to. The rooms were huge and fabulous! Our adventure in the lagoon and walking out to the reef was amazing and full of delights. Highly recommend taking the time to explore but...

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

Dear Jill, We thank you very much for your great review and we are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us at Baraza. We sincerely appreciate your wonderful praise about the location, beach, rooms, food and our staff, of whom we are very proud. Thank you for the compliments regarding the wines we offer as part...

Lummen, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

BARAZA is the ultimate beach holiday in Zanzibar ; only 30 fantastic private villas with plunge pool, great resort & spa where you can trully come to rest. It's never busy, great watersport center with activities. An all-inclusive holiday with good wines and service. A special thanks go out to our waiters Christian & Alphonse, very good service, thank you...

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

Dear Sir Many thanks for your kind review of Baraza and we appreciate your wonderful comments about the villas, spa, service and facilities. We read your comments about Kalei with regret but quite honestly, more so with complete surprise. There is a first for everything and your comment about Kalei is indeed the first in all our eight years of...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing location, huge beach front room, small private pools in each villa. I would recommend spending the extra for beach front as the views are amazing to wake up to. The negatives - Internet barely works. Sorry I'm there to relax but I NEED THE INTERNET. They did buffet dinners 2 of the 3 nights we were there. Expensive place...

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

Dear Brad Thank you for your excellent feedback about the location, rooms and facilities and our staff, of whom we are very proud. In fact, we offer our guests a combination of table service and themed buffets during their stay, including changing the venues, the themes and décor with our chefs prepare a very wide range of dishes. We do...

Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything about Baraza formed a delightful end to our safari and holiday in Tanzania. We stayed in a. 2 bedroom garden view villa even though there were only the 2 of us. As a result it was incredibly spacious and superbly equipped and comfortable. The resort is maintained to a very high standard and the staff do all that they...

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

Dear Tony, Thank you for taking the time to post this review of your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed the experience; please do visit us again in the future. From the whole team; we say "asante sana!" Thank you!

Essex
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here for 1 week after our safari for our honeymoon. The first thing i will say is that the staff really cant do enough for you while your there in the restaurants, on the beach or at the bar area. We didn't have to actually go to get our own drinks at all while we was there. We...

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

Dear Sammie, Thank you for this review and also for choosing Baraza. We are very pleased that you found your stay "fantastic" and our whole team was delighted to meet you. unfortunately or fortunately; you visited us during European school mid term break and therefore families do travel. I hope that you had the opportunity to make use of our...

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We had a wonderful stay & can find plenty of good to say about Baraza. The property & grounds are beautiful & meticulously maintained with every aspect fresh & pristine. The hotel is white washed & low rise & interiors a contemporary unfussy fusion of Swahili, Arabic & Indian. Villas are huge, well appointed, private & tranquil. Ours had 2...

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

It is always extra special to receive warm remarks from a seasoned traveler as this helps us benchmark our offering. We are therefore delighted to note that we met your standards and that you enjoyed your time at Baraza. I will pass your regards to all and we wish you all the best! Daniel

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

A wonderful place to relax following time on safari. The villa was spacious and luxurious. The food was magnificent - lots of choice. Dinner would alternate between a 7 course set menu and a la carte. Both options were delicious The beds and loungers around the excellent pool were very comfortable- with lots of waiters on hand. The beach is...

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

Dear Comets01, We are pleased to read your review and very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us at Baraza. We wish you all the best! Daniel

Reviewed 26 October 2016

What a superb experience! As the title suggests, the resort itself is beautiful, with a beautiful shoreline (ignore the review re the beach... Yes, when the tide is out its less attractive to look at, but then go explore the reef and look for octopus, clams, crabs etc!) and lovely gardens. The accommodation is designed so that from a distance...

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

Dear Paul, We are delighted to read this great detailed review of your recent stay with us and we thank you very much for your many complements. Our goal was to ensure that you had a pleasantly memorable holiday with us and we are very pleased to have achieved this. I am in full agreement that our staff are indeed...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the 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 standards of luxury on the Island of Zanzibar. Baraza has set a unique standard of luxury accommodation on the island ... more   less 

Additional Information about Baraza Resort & Spa

Address: Bwejuu Beach, Bwejuu, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Bwejuu
Price Range: $812 - $1,537 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Baraza Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Baraza Hotel Bwejuu
Baraza Resort And Spa
Baraza Resort & Spa Zanzibar Island/Bwejuu
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Bwejuu
#2 Luxury Hotel in Bwejuu
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bwejuu
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Bwejuu
#2 Spa Hotel in Bwejuu
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Rooms 1 - 7 are seafacing and rooms 8 - 14 are seaview”
  • The private plunge pool in all the villas
  • The Sultan's bed in the room
 of 5 bubbles Shaheentherani, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the beach front get pre reserved sun beds. However there was always plenty available.”
 of 5 bubbles Sammie1988, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stick to the 2 bedroom villas..they're lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles X5654EWpaulh, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The seven beach villas although have a view over the beach and sea, they are less private.”
 of 5 bubbles edwardt983, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I'm glad we didn't pay extra for the ocean view - we liked being more private further back.”
 of 5 bubbles Teally23, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
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