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Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa

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BP 13, Nosy Boraha 515, Madagascar
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lamu
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is not much I can add to this glorious destination, most definitely THE place to be on the Island. I think everything has already been said from other Reviewers. The place is beautiful, the Island feel is there, the Accommodation is well layed out and the more you are prepared to pay the better it gets. As a South... More 

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

Dear guest, our pleasure is to make your holidays very special. So our mission seems to be accomplished when we read your comment. You find a little paradise on Sainte Marie island and we hope you'll come back very soon. More 

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Our stay at the Princess Bora was for an organizational board meeting and it could not have been a more perfect location. We were picked up on our arrival at the nearby airport by oxcart and dropped at the expansive lodge reception area. Our luggage was delivered moments later and we were assigned to our individual lodges. The facility offers... More 

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

Thank you so much for this so nice review. We are glad to read that your group was happy with the organisation of your meeting and that you find time to enjoy the island, it is such a paradisiac place. We hope to see you again very soon at Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa. More 

Estavayer-le-Lac, Switzerland
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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Great massages and treatment available. The hotel is well situated, the food ok. Watch out for the oursins! Can really recommend the spa. The pool is cool. One of the better places to stay on the island. The staff are really helpful and friendly.

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

Thank you to come to the Jungle Spa. It is important to know that the Jungle Spa is also open for non resident of the Lodge. We are happy to see that you enjoy our natural treatment. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Awesome place, pure tranquility! Spa was amazing, food was good and a great wine cellar. Beautiful infinity pool and beachside hut had its own private hammock. ONLY downside is slightly over priced for Madagascar, but worth it if not budgeting!

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

Dear traveler, thank you for your nice review. As you said Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa is a high standing hotel where you can find tranquility, good service and a wonderfull surrounding in a tropical lush vegetation. More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

My son and I stayed at Princess Bora having been unwell for a few days. The owner got us a local doctor who provided us with medicines and we recovered quickly with the help of the resort staff. I couldn't fault their care and attention. Nor could I fault the rooms, beach, atmosphere. The food was exceptional and helped our... 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 review. We were so annoyed to see you weren't feeling well when you arrived at the Lodge. It is so important for us to make sure our guests are well and can enjoy the best holidays possible. We are glad to see you really enjoy yours and we pass on the message to... More 

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

A lovely island, good accommodation, good food and wine. The staff were mostly lovely although the Swiss/ French owner was not very engaging. We were there 7 nights and saw him make a huge effort with lots of other guests most of whom only stayed a few days, we didn't even get a welcome hello. Which was a bit disappointing... More 

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

Dear traveler, thank you for your nice review, but I can see you had some disappointment and I'd really like to clear some issues. I can see you were staying at the Lodge in august so it is the biggest season of the year (during whales migration) so I'm sure you can understand at this time we are usually fully... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Researched hotels for some time and decided to go with a safe bet considering the island is not the easiest place to get to. Checked out numerous other places, those close by were disappointing, others OK but the Bora's food was affordable and delicious. Dinners were usually a 10/10. Friendly owners, and a great place from which to check out... More 

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

Dear guest thank you for this efficient and nice review. It is true that our restaurant is well renewed on the island since many years. We have to admet internet in Sainte Marie island is not a super fast connection ! But it is working and we really hope our guests are here to disconnect a little beat ;) Best... More 

San Diego, California
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Our non-profit organization held our Directors meeting at the Princesse Bora recently and I can say from talking to almost everyone, they loved the place. Patrice went above and beyond accommodating our group and the rest of his staff was the best I experienced the entire month I traveled Madagascar. Food was great and location is excellent. A rare treat... More 

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

Dear traveler, thank you for your review. It is very encouraging for us to see that our guest are so pleases to stay at Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa. More 

London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

We stayed here after a long and crazy busy few weeks through Madagascar. Which made it a welcome sight, they picked us up from the airport in a zebu cart (although its only a 10-15 min walk) the rooms are huts with everything you need, a fantastic pool area with a view of the beach. I really like the pier... 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 review, we are glad you appreciate so much your stay with us. I just want to clear some point about the price of our excursions : we have 3 drivers - guide & one mecanic working full time at the lodge. When our guests take a vehicle, it is in good condition and... More 

Melbourne, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Sainte-Marie Island off the northeast coast of Madagascar is the former hideout of pirates of the late 17th-century and early 18th-century and a true tropical paradise. Many of us want to remain in this environment and experience the magic of the tropics and the lush vegetation the island, among other things, is famous for. If you are one of those... More 

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

Dear guest we are glad to read you had a so perfect experience and a beautiful souvenir of Princesse Bora Lodge & Spa. Thank you for taking time to write a detailed review about your stay. By the way, it is true our pizzas are very good and a lot of local people are coming especialy to take it away... More 

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