Must see hotels in Madagascar

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    Bakuba

    It would be more accurate to describe this place as a work of art that you stay in rather than an arty guesthouse. The work of Bruno Decorte (a Frenchman…

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    Sakatia Lodge

    Family-run Sakatia Lodge offers garden bungalows on a slope above the stylish open restaurant and bar. There are also beachside three-bedroom villas…

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    Auberge Peter Pan

    This creative burst of liberal personality is one of the best hotels south of Tana, and it just keeps getting better. Dario and Valerio, the young Italian…

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    Les Chambres du Voyageurs

    This ecolodge is a rarity in Antsirabe, an island of nature on the edge of the city. The owner's passion is gardening and you'll find numerous species of…

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    Anakao Ocean Lodge

    This is the premier resort along the Southern Reef. It’s not that any of the elements are unique, but each one is carried off to perfection. The bungalows…

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    Vanila Hôtel

    One of the top beach hotels on this stretch of the coast, Vanila's design – small buildings with thatched roofs, and lots of local art – gives the hotel a…

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    Anjajavy

    Part of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux network, Anjajavy is the quintessential desert-island idyll. The guest villas are luxurious, with polished wood,…

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    Cristo

    Perched on a gorgeous bend in the Namorona River, this charming, family-run hotel feels a lot like a classy homestay. The upper-floor rooms in the main…

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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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    Olo Be

    Now here's something special. Designed in part by Bruno Decorte of Bakuka in Tuléar, and opened in earnest in 2019, Olo Be has stunning rooms, all lovely…

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    Chez Maggie

    Whether you sleep in the atmospheric captain’s cabin with its marine-themed decor, the well-appointed bungalows or the superb mezzanine ‘chalets’, Chez…

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    La Maison de Marovasa-Be

    The exquisite Marovasa villa offers beautiful suites and bedrooms, each with balcony. The house has a 1930s colonial retro feel about it. The surrounding…

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    Ecolodge du Menabe

    Remote, scenic and peaceful, the Ecolodge is Belo’s best accommodation option. The 12 bungalows are simple but comfortable and right on the beach. Meals…

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    Hôtel Thermal

    For many years this was a broken relic of colonial days, but today the Hôtel Thermal has been given a new lease of life and is one of the best boutique…

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    Le Soleil des Tsingy

    Set in a 200,000-sq-metre garden, with views out over the surrounding wilderness from the restaurant and gorgeous infinity pool, Le Soleil des Tsingy is…

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    Bamboo Club

    This place caters mostly to divers, but offers comfortable bungalows climbing up through the trees from the beach, a small swimming pool and an excellent…

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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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    Hôtel Entremer

    Watched over by amiable Frenchman Laurence, the Entremer is an excellent choice, with great food, nice bungalows right by the sea along a quiet stretch of…

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    Famata Lodge

    Down the coast, 16km from town and 11km from the airport, lies this interesting ecolodge. Located in the mangroves, it has everything from budget…