Must see hotels in Antananarivo

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    Lokanga

    This superb 1930s house, a stone's throw from the Rova, has been lovingly renovated by owner Fabiola Deprez and furnished with exquisite taste (many of…

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    Madagascar Underground

    Budget travellers rejoice! This brilliant Australian-Malagasy hostel fills a long-empty niche in the city, with excellent rooms, male and female dorms and…

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    Hôtel Niaouly

    Between the beautiful Haute-Ville and the trendy bars and restaurants of Isoraka, the Niaouly punches well above its weight for the price. The rooms are…

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    Citizen

    With just three rooms and a palpable sense of quiet sophistication, the Citizen has gorgeous rooms lightly sprinkled with antiques and each with a balcony…

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    Chez Aina

    This place is a real find. Inhabiting a traditional Malagasy home, the five rooms are individually (and beautifully) decorated and there's a gorgeous…

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    Grand Hotel Urban

    Easily one of Tana's best hotels, Grand Hotel Urban has stunning white rooms, most with glorious views out over the city. An excellent restaurant, bar and…

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    Résidence Lapasoa

    The exquisite Lapasoa is a modern twist on colonial decor: there are polished wood floors, beautiful wooden furniture (including stunning four-poster beds…

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    Hôtel Sakamanga

    A perennial favourite, the Sakamanga offers fantastic accommodation for both midrange and top-end travellers who set store by a friendly atmosphere,…

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    Le Pavillon de l’Emyrne

    In a beautiful 1920s house, the Emyrne has a handful of rooms with an exclusive feel. Each has been individually decorated with a refined mix of vintage…

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    Tamboho Boutik Hotel

    A little large to truly qualify as a boutique hotel, the Tamboho is however a good choice if you don't mind a traffic-choked drive into town. Then again,…

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    Chez Francis

    This great-value establishment hasn't changed much in years, and we're not complaining. While the rooms are a little tired, that's easy to ignore in the…

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    Hôtel Tana-Jacaranda

    Rooms at this superfriendly, family-run hotel are simple, quiet and clean. There is also a tip-top dining room with fabulous views of the Rova and the…

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    Maison des Cotonniers

    Part of the same stable as the outstanding Grand Hotel Urban just up the road, the Maison des Cotonniers has similarly excellent rooms but without the…

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    Le Karthala

    The Karthala’s motto is ‘a little bit like home’, and Arianne and her family certainly have a way of making guests feel welcome. The rooms are well kept…

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    Hôtel Moonlight

    This budget stalwart is an excellent option in a lively part of town. Rooms have brightly coloured walls, parquet floors and new bathrooms (most rooms…

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    Hôtel-Restaurant Shangaï

    The rooms at this family-run hotel in the embassy quarter are impeccable if rather plain Jane with floral bedspreads. Ask for a room on the 2nd or 3rd…