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17 rue Printsy Ratsimamanga, Antananarivo, Madagascar
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La Varangue
Ranked #4 of 50 Hotels in Antananarivo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Doorn, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The whole hotel is stuffed with collections of all kind of things, like old musical instruments, telephones, scales, brass pans etc. It must be a terrible job to clean all those articles. But it makes it cosy, and the rooms and the food are excellent. The balcony of the restaurant is very nice (see photo) with a great view on... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

WOW was the first impression in walking into La Varangue. So many antique related bits and pieces in the bar, restaurant, hall ways and the rooms withing the original building. My wife & I had three separate one night stays. The first was upstairs in room 2 in the old building and everything was old style - is not sound... More

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Daniel L, Public Relations Manager at La Varangue, responded to this review

We read your comments and we are sorry to hear that you unfortunately have not been completely satisfied with our services. We take note of your remarks to improve the quality of our business both terms of the rooms of the restoration. Thank you for understanding. More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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100 reviews 100 reviews
34 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This is a fine hotel, but we did not find it to be quite as fine as other reviews suggest. Our room in what appears to be an addition around to the right side of the main entrance did not have the same character and charm of the rooms which look to be in the main part of the hotel,... More

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Paris, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

It's a great hotel to stay in for a more authentic experience and has a great location. breakfast, ,great room. Excellent. We couldn't ask for more. Room was great, cleaned every day staff are friendly and helpful.

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Rochester, NY
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9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Had a fabulous dinner in a private room. Attentive wait staff, lovely decor, tempting items on menu. Our group ordered several items and desserts. Would definitely return in future if opportunity arises.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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177 reviews 177 reviews
50 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

We saw the Colbert and many other places in Tana, but La Varangue is not only well-situated with great views, it is also a charming, pretty hotel with espresso machines in the suites, air-con, etc. Double-glazed windows. Breakfast is great, French style. We were late for the dinner, but it is the most talked-about restaurant in Tana. Take a suite... More

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Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
37 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Quality accommodation in Tana is a rare thing, and this is undoubtedly the pick of the bunch. Located next to the president's palace at the top of town, it's a beautifully decorated and highly appointed place and the restaurant reputedly one of the best in town. Service was friendly, though the reception staff struggled with English. Wait staff spoke excellent... More

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London
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We stayed here on a couple of occasions when we were in Tana (including on our first night, a great start to the trip!) and found the hotel excellent both times. As others have mentioned, it's full of amazing and quirky collections of old objects and has real character. We had different rooms on both occasions and both were comfortable... More

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Victoria, Seychelles
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

An oasis in Tana! The perfect hotel to escape the chaos that is Tana. The hotel is nesseled beside the Presidential Palace, is only minutes walk to the main street and shopping areas. Being located in a narrow side street against the walls of the palace may seem a negative, but it creates a perfect quite escape from Tana's daily... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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112 reviews 112 reviews
36 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

This hotel is simply charming! The owner is evidently a fan of collecting antiques and every corner is covered with antique objects (cameras, oil lamps, and gramophones are just a few. He also has an impressive antique car collection up front). The hotel is located near the presidential palace. The service at the hotel was excellent (they helped us get... More

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Additional Information about La Varangue

Address: 17 rue Printsy Ratsimamanga, Antananarivo, Madagascar
Location: Madagascar > Antananarivo Province > Antananarivo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
La Varangue Antananarivo
La Varangue Hotel Antananarivo
La Varangue Madagascar/Antananarivo

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