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Le Grand Bleu

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Andilana | BP 407, Nosy Be, Madagascar
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Grande Bleu for two nights during our stay at Nosey Be. It was a haven and wonderful place to relax after our recent travels. We soaked in the wonderful pool and enjoyed a lazy afternoon and quiet evening. We had a wonderful bungalow with a private balcony, hammock and chair overlooking the ocean. The bed is... More 

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Celine D, Gérant at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Dear gail o, You short stay at the Grand Bleu, which allowed you to relax in our nature between the green hills and the blue intensity of the sea with a view that overlooks the whole bay, facing the peninsula of 'Andilana. You have chosen the half-board, as you'd expect. And you could taste the great pleasure to dive with... More 

Zeist
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Visited Le Grand Bleu for our last week in Madagascar. We arrived both ill and Jacques and Celine were very helpful and helped us recover. They go the extra mile for guests. The bungalows were very comfortable with your own hammock, fridge, soft beds and cleaver mosquito net (although the extra cost for airco is too much, but the fan... More 

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1 Thank Marton H
Celine D, Gérant at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Dear Marton H, You got a little tired and it's normal that I helped out with the anti-inflammatory cream, after sun Biafine and anti itch cream after your big journey on the large island of Madagascar. You also had some great dives from the Great Blue and lovely walks ... I am pleased, as our team, you have had a... More 

Venice, Veneto, Italy
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

We greatly enjoyed our stay at this hotel for six nights in August. The hosts have a wonderful level of personal attention and were very flexible and helpful. Their pets were a big bonus for our two sons. They organised the trips very well and were always prepared to help us. This is a fantastic place to stay and is... More 

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Celine D, Gérant at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Dear Dominic S, With all our staff, we thank you for your opinion that stimulates us in this undertaken by the Grand Bleu. Really thanks. You have had a good experience at our hotel and I am delighted for your family and yourself. Yes, our team is always ready to help she is always listening with a smile with a... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

At the end of our adventurous trip through Madagascar we chose to unwind at Le Grand Blue. Located at the top of a hill we stayed in one of the bungalows that have a nice sea view from a private terrace (hammock included!). The infinity pool truly has a dazzling view on the Mozambique Channel and the daily changing menu... More 

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Celine D, Gérant at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Dear Tjvantienoven, A big thank you for your comment. My team and I are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Grand Bleu you liked the welcoming of our team service. You made a great trip through the large island of Madagascar and chose to relax in the Big Blue to the end of your journey. Thus, you could relax... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here 2 nights. The hosts were very helpful and engaging with great recommendations on things to do and with arranging cabs. We highly recommended doing the snorkelling at TANIKELY. The rooms were comfortable. Our only disappointment was the food which was certainly not as good as anywhere else we had been in Madagascar.

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Thank hurei
Celine D, Gérant at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Dear Hurei, Our team and myself, thank you for your opinion. We were glad to welcome you at BIG BLUE. So you could enjoy your backpacker bungalow overlooking the garden you find comfortable, our park, the beautiful infinity pool, restaurant and also our team, always at the service. You also loved the excursion to Nosy Tanikely and you are right.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We spent three days her in late September. We stayed in an A frame that was on offer ( 94,000 per night). A good room with a view over the bay, perhaps a touch dark but that is in the nature of the beast, spotless, with a safe and a very clean bathroom area. The main dining area is large... More 

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Celine D, Gérant at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Dear Mike S, We thank you for your review LE GRAND BLEU and are delighted that you enjoyed staying in our friendly hotel. You actually made the choice to a backpacker bungalow type, at low prices, with garden view. We join all our staff thank you for your opinion. We are glad you enjoyed the food in our restaurant: it... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 7 days and it was a very enjoyable stay. The pool and view are incredible and the owners could not have been nicer. They consistently went out of their way to make sure our stay was comfortable, were very attentive to our needs and helped us schedule trips and cabs. I recommend the quad tour led... More 

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Celine_de_Nosy-Be, Gérant at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Dear Abraham, All the Big Blue team and myself, thank you for your opinion. You actually had a pleasant stay among us, doing a lot of activities, from scuba diving with our diving club, direct start of the Grand Bleu; Also a nice outing with our quads and excursions in the archipelago of Nosy Be. Right, our laundry service enables... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Jacques and Celine are the best of hosts: a welcoming smile, advice and assistance with arranging excursions and activities, always on hand for any and every enquiry, right through to bidding farewell as you depart for the airport. The main building with bar and restaurant is simple but comfortable. The daily menu features local fresh produce, cooked and served by... More 

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Celine_de_Nosy-Be, Propriétaire at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Dear Lynn B, This was a real pleasure to welcome you to the end of your stay in Madagascar is optimum. You making fun is our pleasure, our team also love this human relationship with simplicity and "smile"! Yes, all our products are fresh, all our fish comes from local fish, smoked fish are all our "house smoked". Want to... More 

Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

beautiful hotel with kind and warm owners that made us feel like we arrived at the right place!! me and my husband spent the end of our honeymoon in this beautiful place and had the grand finale for a great experience in Madagascar. beautiful rooms great places to chill, delicious food and kind owners. very much recomanded!

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Thank AvivIdan
Celine_de_Nosy-Be, Propriétaire at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Dear AvivIdan, You had a great time at the Grand Bleu on the end of your honeymoon. Thank you for your review. You're right, this is the place for lovers, also nature lovers, lovers of ballads, love peace, lovers of diving or sport fishing ... THE BIG BLUE LOVE NEST is a with giving his team a lot. Come back... More 

brussels
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We stayed at Le Grand Blue and everything was perfect: from the warm reception by the wonderful owners Céline and Jacques (who do everything to make your stay easy: from providing information on excursions to reserving the catch of the day for dinner) to the comfortable bungalows and magnificant views from the restaurant and infinity pool. We felt very much... More 

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Thank iemand
Celine_de_Nosy-Be, Propriétaire at Le Grand Bleu, responded to this review

Dear Iemand Brussels, My stay took place with great diplomacy. Indeed, during an arrival briefing, Jacques has all the excursions. They are also including many of our sea kayaks, quads outputs including horse riding, diving bottles or sport fishing with our clubs. Thank you for your review greeted with great pleasure by our entire team. Iemand, it will be a... More 

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