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Isalo Rock Lodge Madagascar

Sandstone Mountains, Isalo, Madagascar
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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123 reviews 123 reviews
65 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As other reviewers all concur, this is a little oasis in the wild, wild southwest. It was the most expensive hotel of our trip, but very much worth it. We were sorry we hadn't booked an extra night, just to enjoy the hotel and its facilities more. When you're out walking in the park all day, you don't really get... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This is an absolutely gorgeous hotel with incredible views of the mountains and rock formations. The sun setting on the rocks is something to see. Every room has a view, and the amenities are luxurious. Food and service are wonderful and the friendly owner and staff make you feel welcome every minute. Very convenient to Isalo National Park. Swimming in... More

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Fort Walton Beach
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Rooms and main building beautiful design. Staff professional and friendly. Dining good selection and well-prepared. Italian owner and wife very courteous. Spectacular views over extraordinary rock formations in all directions, great pool, total calm. This hotel would be a standout in any country. In Madagascar - miles from any large town, it is a miracle!

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Antananarivo, Madagascar
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Great views because you are literally in Isalo, not far away as if you stayed in Ranohira. Which means you can hike around without a guide! Awesome rooms with hot water, shower, tub, nice bed, big porch, and very clean. Food was very tasty, wether for a meal or tapas. Large selection of specialty cocktails, even with a decent margarita... More

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danbenjoseph
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88 reviews 88 reviews
43 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

This property is truly a beautiful place. The lobby, restaurant and rooms are stunning. The design is modern (minimalist style) and the infinity swimming pool is just amazing. However there are a few things that I found wrong with the place, especially when the expectations from a five star property are high. The service at the bar was very slow.... More

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Giorgetti_12, Owner at Isalo Rock Lodge Madagascar, responded to this review

I thank danbenjoseph for his review. Thanks for the good judgements. And the negative ones are usefull for improving the service. I have in any case to rectify the fact that, when the generators are switched off 30 minutes after the guests are out of the bar, a system of batteries and inverters are on, to provide some reading lights... More

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Isalo Rock Lodge offers a very warm welcome combined with luxury, set in the most stunning landscape. The owner Georgio was very hospitable and together with his staff, made our stay very enjoyable. We loved the rooms and the terrific views they provided of the amazing rock formations. The food was excellent and nothing too much trouble. We had a... More

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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

very nice location and luxury treatment. high end design and stunning view. very effective and stylish Italian management and cuisine. the ideal place to visit the park and relax for a couple of days.

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Clearwater Beach, FL
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266 reviews 266 reviews
192 hotel reviews
319 helpful votes 319 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Absolutely stunning views from the lodge. Wonderful staff and management. Excellent dinner meal and breakfast. Outstanding room and bathroom design with beautiful views. Everything about the lodge is first rate except two "flaws". No internet and limited hours of electricity. Because of everything else, I just could not deduct for them. Actually the electricy was not a problem. I do... More

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Twickenham
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We stayed three nights in the Isalo area and the first two were spent at the Isalo Ranch (perfectly decent and comfortable), but this was fully booked for the third night and we were due to stay at a small hotel in town. The previous night our guide made the 'mistake' of showing us the Rock Lodge on route back... More

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Geoje, South Korea
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

it's not that expensive in its class. Everything was so nice. Specially Isalo real rock under the moonlight was so beautiful.

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Address: Sandstone Mountains, Isalo, Madagascar
Location: Madagascar > Toliara Province > Isalo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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