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Motel de l'Isalo

Parc de l'isalo, Ranohira, Madagascar
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Not sure if it was because it was off season but the motel felt like a ghost town! Expensive food and the packed lunch was some old bread with minimal filling and a banana. The place just seems too big so the staff and guests are rattling around the place. Location is ok.

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Staunton, United Kingdom
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32 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We stayed here during a tour of Madagascar. The hotel is conveniently located for the national park and the rooms were decent enough arranged around the swimming pool. It is worth being aware that the hotel only has electricity during certain times of the evening. The bathroom was acceptable, but the shower somewhat disappointing. We also ate here on both... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Overall this was reasonable value for our stay in Isalo.It is situated just out of town which is good as the town is not great. We were able to negotiate a good discount to the normal rate due to only 4 rooms booked in the whole hotel and we stayed two nights.The rooms are comfortable and the best face onto... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Although not so cheap, this hotel was really bad. The shower and more importantly the bed are in my opinion the things that can make or break a hotel. The bed was awful. Thinnest mattress ever (all other hotels were just fine on this) and slatted was just wooden plates. Couldn't sleep and my back hurt for 2 days. We... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Our group of 8 had a great experience at the Motel de l'isalo, the solid stone rooms were a unique experience, the food was well presented, on time and tasty and the location was perfect for hiking. They eve paced a lunch for us for our day in the park. The pool was certainly a relaxing spot after a strenuous... More 

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Antananarivo, Madagascar
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

nice and quiet place. very nice swimming pool. average service, they seem to take customers for granted. not luxury but acceptable rooms. electricity available only from 6-8;12-14;17-23. price seems ok compared to other hotels in same area.

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