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Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   BP 13, Nosy Boraha 515, Madagascar
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 4 days in Sainte Marie island at the Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa, and it is truly one of the best accommodations we have experienced during our Madagascar trip!! Rooms, food, beach and service are all impeccable, luxurious and top-range. The spa is a little gem (the best body scrub ever!) and the diving club is world-class quality... More

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claireaucoco, Director of Sales at Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for your nice comments. We are lucky to enjoy local products growing on Sainte Marie island like coffee, vanilla, peppers and of course tropical fruits that we can buy in villages and use for the Lodge. It is a very interesting part of the visits in Sainte Marie. We are glad you appreciate it, and hope... More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful spot in paradise. Excellent food (perhaps a bit fussy for our basic tastes) great staff. Hotel met all our expectations and more after our wildlife tour around Madagascar. Recommend several days here to relax and enjoy.

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claireaucoco, Director of Sales at Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review about the lodge. There is so many things to discover on Sainte Marie island, just few days is not enough. Maybe you'll be able to coma back and see the rest of it. Best regards from the team. More

Devizes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The management really needs to get a grip on this place, it could be so much better but they need to be much more hands on. In a casual, fairly small beach resort which we understand is privately owned rather than a chain there is really no excuse for the management not being out there and talking to guests in... More

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claireaucoco, Responsable commercial at Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking time to write your review. we are sorry to read that your stay did not satisfy your expectations. About the swimming pool, we actually planed to renovate it on november. And for the vegetarian dishes, we just decided to propose a new formula for the vegetarian guests. We always want to take good care... More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

What a wonderful hotel! We arrived in the afternoon after a short flight from Tana, and were greeted at the airport by very helpful staff and a zebu cart. This was a really fun was to travel the short distance to the hotel. On our arrival, the cold towel and welcome drink were lovely. We were given a very helpful... More

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claireaucoco, Responsable commercial at Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear travelers, you have done a lot during your stay on Sainte Marie island but there is plenty of other activities you need to try for your next stay ! Like the big loop excursion to discover the mangrove and wild east coast, or maybe some scuba diving. We are waiting for your next trip to Princesse Bora Lodge &... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Unfortunately it rained and there were strong winds for a good part of our visit here,and I am willing to concede this may have coloured our judgement of this hotel. The villas are spacious and well kept. A large and comfortable bed with a smaller child's bed.A well furnished deck, and two dedicated sun beds in front of each one... More

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claireaucoco, Director of Sales at Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I'm really sad to read your long review and that you weren't satisfied by your stay at Princesse Bora Lodge. Of course we take good note about the problems in the villa and it will be checked by tomorrow. But I can admit I'm quite surprised, with the amount of troubles you had during your stay, that you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The Princesse Bora exceeded expectations! Beautiful free standing villa with ocean view and lovely stone shower, very short walk to restaurant and bar and spa and pier, zebu cart transport to/from airport, excellent service, cuisine food. Local dancers, whale watching, snorkeling.Perfect in all ways! Truly a stay in Paradise! Would definitely stay here again.

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claireaucoco, Director of Sales at Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you dear traveler for your nice comment. We hope as well to welcome you again at Princesse Bora Lodge very soon. Best regards More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We stayed for four days in August in a bungalow right on the beach front. most of the bungalows are along the beach and the sea is about ten meters away from the front door. Our bungalow was very nicely put together with double bed and two singles including mosquito nets and cleaned every day. The washing facilities are clean... More

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claireaucoco, Director of Sales at Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review this many good advices for the next travelers coming around. We are glad you enjoyed so much Princesse Bora Lodge and the island. Kind regards. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights and thoroughly enjoyed our stay.The highlight was the whale watching and although we got soaking wet on the boat we managed to see 12 whales close enough to get some reasonable photos. Our bungalow was right on the beach and was comfortable without being luxurious.There are more expensive rooms which are, of course, much... More

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claireaucoco, Director of Sales at Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear guest, I'm glad to read that you really enjoy your stay at Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa. The whales watching trip is the top activity during july and august. We apologise if the 2 dogs of the Lodge disturbed you. The are little and friendly ones and guests often like to cuddle them. It is essential here to have... More

Worcester, United Kingdom
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192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This hotel has a nice informal beach vibe. They take you from the airport to the hotel in an ox cart, which is entertaining, and fortunately, a very short trip! The staff who greeted us on arrival smiled and shook our hands, but didn't introduce themselves, and our lady spoke very little as she toured us round. It isn't clear... More

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claireaucoco, Director of Sales at Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. I am saddened to read that you are disappointed in some points by your stay with us. We take good note of your remarks and will do the necessary. Usually, our guests appreciate the personalized welcome and the time which we always dedicate to make them visit the whole Lodge.... More

Staffordshire, UK
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We had been travelling around the Madagascan mainland for a while and on the way to Sainte Marie and my husband said to book us into the best hotel on the island no matter what it costs. So I did. The rooms were delightful, huge beds, really good mosquito nets, lovely shower and toilet. The restaurant is great it has... More

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claireaucoco, Director of Sales at Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, all the team thank you for your review. We are glad to see that you enjoy everything during your stay at Princesse Bora Lodge and we hope to see you again very soon. All the best More

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Address: BP 13, Nosy Boraha 515, Madagascar
Location: Madagascar > Toamasina Province > Nosy Boraha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Princesse Bora Hotel Ile Sainte-Marie (Nosy Boraha)
Princesse Bora Lodge And Spa
Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa Madagascar/Nosy Boraha

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