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Lakana Hotel

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Andampanangoy , BP 2 | Ile Sainte Marie, Nosy Boraha 515, Madagascar
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Athens, Greece
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16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Bungalows are small but expensive. The bathroom is provided by control water tap(???) that poors brown water on an island full of wells and soft water rivers. You cant even rinse your face with it.. People who work there aee gentle but tge restaurant has strict rules not to serve breakfast after 10 . But hey...i am supposed to be... More 

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30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel has unique huts on the water. A ones in a lifetime experience. The rooms are nice and comfortable. The bathroom is on the shore. Each room has its own. The restaurant is nice - good food. Friendly staff - although English is a bit a problem. Only 1,5 members of the staf speak some English. But they are... More 

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Rochester, New York, United States
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The bungalows on the water were my favorite part, and I would stay here again for this fact alone. It was breezy all day an night, with big windows to let in lots of sunlight all day, and a porch with two chairs looking right over the horizon. Nothing else could beat that, and it made some of my least... More 

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Toamasina (Tamatave), Madagascar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

My friends and I just spent 4 nights at the Lakana hotel in a family bungalow. The experience was amazing!!!! Rova, was such a delight to talk with and she made our stay memorable. The food was outstanding as well. During our stay we relaxed on the Indian Ocean, went snorkeling on the reef, and took a boat tour of... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for one night to experience the bungalow on the water. We were a bit unlucky with the weather, as we had rain, but the experience was great. The service provided by the staff was absolutely magnificent, from the reception to the cooks, to the manager, they all ensured that the guests were having the best time possible.... More 

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24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Chalets along the beach, also some set back and others on a wood pier (with on-shore bathrooms). Excellent menu options and daily set. Wifi in bar area with cozy chairs. All staff are extra attentive. They can fix tours including whale watching (recommended in season)-- all hotels seem to have same prices for better class/safety boats-- probably much cheaper in... More 

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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

Sadly, we only stayed one night at the Dar Rocmarra, on our way home, but it was such a lovely way to end a wonderful trip. We were greeted so warmly by The staff and the food were SO delicious there was almost an unseemly scramble for the last one. I've since tried replicating them at home from an internet... More 

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Deventer, The Netherlands
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37 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

As part of our trip through Madagascar we stayed at the Lakana hotel and it was splendid. The staff was very friendly and service minded. While we stayed here, we had our first anniversary and I arranged a surprise for my wife, with the staff helping me to get everything planned. Locationwise you have a few restaurants, bike rentals and... More 

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Fiddletown, California
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89 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Nestled along the beach and next to a roadway, the bungalows were nicely appointed, have views of the beach, some were over the water (with no open bottoms ala Bora Bora), and the staff were friendly, very helpful, and spoke good English, although French is better. The rooms were very clean. We loved it here and went for long walks... More 

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Sonoma, CA
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39 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

My tour company (Cactus Tours......amazing tour company) set me up here on gorgeous Ile. Ste. Marie, at the end of my month in Madagascar, and I stayed the first night in a garden bungalow, which was not bad, but the next 2 nights, I stayed in a bungalow on the sea...WOW....I mean, it wasn't the Ritz, but, sleeping to the... More 

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