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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rue Lieutenant Noel Ambodimanga | BP. 159 - Tamatave 501, Toamasina (Tamatave) 501, Madagascar
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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74 reviews 74 reviews
39 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

An oasis in the midst of a most unattractive city. After a three hour boat ride up the canal we arrived in Toamasina to discover a not especially attractive city. We were warned not to go here and there as it was dangerous. The hotel was lovely with terrific staff, a nice restaurant and clean and spacious rooms. We spent... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looked quite new. Well appointed room with creative decor. Very comfortable. Nice shower in the bathroom. Did not use the bath. Wifi in the room was challenged but then again, this is Madagascar. Service in the bar/restaurant was very good. Wifi there was better. Pleasant staff throughout. Did not eat in the hotel, so cannot comment on that. Would be... More

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Toronto, Canada
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18 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Excellent hotel and resto. Very nice terrace where food and drinks are served. Toamasina not worth the visit. Interesting clientele ... NGO's and doctors without borders. The swimming provides pleasant relaxation. WiFi is free and available in rooms.

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Barcelona, Spain
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37 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We arrived at the hotel soaking wet after a 4 hour boat ride in the pouring rain.What a pleasure it was to have a hot bath and shower in a spotlessly clean room.The staff were friendly and helped us sort out another Air Madagascar flight change. There is a very nice terrace restaurant where we had some delicious food served... More

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Staffordshire, UK
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We stayed at this hotel on 7th August 2014 on our way back from Ile Sainte Marie, the room was nice, the food was good and service friendly. However, our flight back to Antananarivo was not until 7pm so we left our bags in the hotel's locked baggage room and when I went to get my Kindle when we got... More

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Durban, South Africa
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20 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Unfortunately only stayed one night however was pleasantly surprised. Rooms are clean and well equipped. The food was great and service friendly. I would recommend this hotel to anyone staying in Tamatave.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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46 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Just stayed here one night while on the road and was pleasantly surprised by the cleanliness, comfort, good food and friendly service. Would definitely stay there again if I'm ever in that part of the world again.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Stayed here on our way to Sainte-Marie island. Didn't expect to much but were really impressed. The room was excellent as we're the staff. They heard it was our honeymoon so gave us massage each and dinner on them. Very impressed. If you go to tamatave definitely stay here.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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123 reviews 123 reviews
30 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

I travel regularly through Tamatave on business and have stayed at various hotels in the city. this is one of the best with excellent facilities and good food. Service is top notch and the fact that all attendants speak good English makes a huge difference.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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68 reviews 68 reviews
24 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

We only stayed one night but it is an amazing hotel. Great rooms. Friendly staff. The food was fantastic in fact world class. The Maître de was exceptionally helpful. We were even entertained by a rather loud self centred American women who was on the phone to her travel agent moaning about the people she was travelling with. They were... More

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Address: Rue Lieutenant Noel Ambodimanga | BP. 159 - Tamatave 501, Toamasina (Tamatave) 501, Madagascar
Location: Madagascar > Toamasina Province > Toamasina (Tamatave)
Hotel Class:4 star — Calypso Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 69
Also Known As:
Calypso Hotel Madagascar/Toamasina (Tamatave)

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